Oversize Committee Reports And Papers IV

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: March 9, 1956
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds (to Senator Huber H. Humphrey)
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of S. 3340, a bill for the Reorganization of the Passport Office, and H.R. 9789, a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act.

  2. "Senate Committee on government Operations"
    Date: January 20, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-6
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the Executive Session to be held on Monday, January 23, 1956.

  3. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: February 20, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-8
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the Executive Session to be held on Thursday, February 23, 1956.

  4. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: February 14, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-7
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Discusses the nomination of Franklin G. Floete to be Administrator of General Services since Edmund F. Mansure resigned.

  5. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: January 17, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-5
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the purpose of and comments upon S. 1992, a bill to provide for the conveyance of a tract of land in Madison County, Kentucky, to the Pioneer National Monument Association.

  6. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: 1953 or later
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman (for Senator John f. Kennedy, Chairman, Subcommittee on Reorganization, Committee on Government Operations)
    Content: Discusses the constitutional and legal aspects of draft legislation to relieve the President of the United States of certain of his administrative duties and functions.

  7. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: January 16, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-4
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the Executive Session to be held on Thursday, January 19, 1956.

  8. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: January 5, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-1
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Reports the accomplishments of the General Service Administration in the establishment of interagency motor pools and systems.

  9. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: January 6, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-2
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Relates the purpose and background of and recommendations concerning H.R. 7156, a bill to provide for the conveyance of land of the United States to the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida.

  10. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 6, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-26
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of and proposed amendments to S. 1927, a bill to provide permanent authority for the relief of certain disbursing officers.

  11. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 6, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-25
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of and proposed amendments to S. 1806, a bill to amend section 1 of the act entitled "An Act to authorize relief of accountable officers of the Government, and for other purposes," approved August 1, 1947 (61 Stat. 720).

  12. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 18, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-28
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Relates the purpose and background of S. 2116, a bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to proved that Government surplus property may be donated to 4-H Clubs.

  13. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: June 9, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-22
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the purpose of and comments upon S. 1585, a bill to provide for the return to the town of Hartford, Vermont, of certain land which was donated to the government as a site for a veteran's hospital.

  14. "Major Legislation Reported By the Senate Committee on Government Operations" (attached is a handwritten list also)
    Date: August 5, 1955
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Lists the major legislation proposed and passed by the Senate Committee on Government Operations during the 84th Congress, 1st Session.

  15. "Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, Task Force Report on Surplus Property" (three copies, the first with handwritten corrections)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Relates the opinion of the Hoover Commission concerning donated property from the government to 4-H Clubs.

  16. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 13, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-27
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the purpose of and comments upon H.J. Res. 330, a joint resolution which provides for the acceptance and maintenance of Presidential libraries.

  17. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: April 18, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-15
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of and suggest amendments to S. 2654, a bill which authorizes the Administrator of General Services to give certain lands in the state of Wyoming to the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

  18. "Subcommittee on Reorganization Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: August 30, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-14SR
    Report by: Miles Scull, Jr. (to the members of the Subcommittee on Reorganization)
    Content: Tabulates and comments upon Hoover Commission bills acted upon by the subcommittee during the 84th Congress.

  19. "Senate Committee on Government Operations Subcommittee on Reorganization" (attached is an official copy of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1956)
    Date: June 18, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-11SR
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Summarizes and analyzes Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1956, a plan designed to establish the Federal Savings and Loan Corporation as an independent agency of the Federal Government.

  20. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 18, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-38
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Relates the purpose and background of and comments upon H.R. 9631, a bill to ratify and confirm the sale of certain real property of the United States.

  21. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 5, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-36
    Report by: Glenn Shriver
    Content: Reports the purpose and background of H.R. 9774, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain lands belonging to the United States government to the Board of Commissioners of Volusia County, Florida. Includes two letters, one from David W. Kendall, the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, to Herbert C. Bonner, the Chairman of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, and one from Roger W. Jones, the Assistant Director for Legislative Reference, to the Secretary of the Treasury.

  22. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 5, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-34
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for an Executive Session to be held on Friday, July 6, 1956.

  23. "Subcommittee on Reorganization Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: June 21, 1956
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the public hearings concerning S. 3517, a bill to provide for the reorganization of the safety functions of the Federal Government, on June 21, 1956, including a list of witnesses.

  24. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 3, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-35
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the purpose of and comments upon H.R. 8817, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property belonging to the United States government to the city of Cobin, Kentucky. Includes a letter to Congressman Harold D. Cooley, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture, from True D. Morse.

  25. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: July 20, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-39
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for an Executive Session to take place on Monday, July 23, 1956.

  26. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 18, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-38
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of H.R. 9631, a bill to ratify and confirm the sale of certain real property of the United States.

  27. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: July 18, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-37
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Explains the purpose of and comments upon J.R. 10383, a bill to provide for the conveyance of property belonging to the United States government to the city of Vero Beach, Florida.

  28. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 24, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-21
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for an Executive Session to be held on Thursday, June 7, 1956.

  29. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: August 23, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-42
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Discusses the proposed disposal of Aluminum Forgings, Inc. Plant at Erie, Pennsylvania.

  30. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: June 25, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-31
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Describes and suggests amendments to S. 4076, a bill to provide for the appointment of the chief legal officers of certain departments in the executive branch by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate.

  31. "Resume of Senate Floor Sessions and Committee Meetings, 84th Congress" (contains handwritten corrections)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Summarizes and reports the activities and decisions made by the Committee on Government Operations during the 1st Session of the 84th Congress.

  32. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: March 30, 1955
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-1-7
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Reports the purpose and history of and recommendations concerning S. 1004, a bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 so as to improve the administration of the program for the utilization of surplus property for educational and public health purposes.

  33. "Nomination of Joseph Campbell to be Comptroller General of the United States" (contains handwritten corrections)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.:
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Recounts and explains the hearings of the Senate Committee on Government Operations which led them to recommended the approval of Joseph Campbell for Comptroller General


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