Oversize Committee Reports And Papers V



Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: April 17, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-15
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the details of the proposed negotiated disposal of the aircraft plant (Plancor 993) at Chula Vista, California.

  2. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: April 8, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-13
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the details of the proposed negotiated disposal of surplus anti-friction bearings by the Department of the Army, and includes copies of letters from F.H. Higgins, Assistant Secretary of the Army, and Courtney Johnson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, to Senator John L McClellan.

  3. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 2, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-16
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Provides background information and other details concerning S. 855, S. 1318, S. 1417, and S. 1700, bills proposed to expand the donable property program.

  4. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 1, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-18
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Explains the details of the proposed negotiated disposal of surplus mineral estate in land of the former Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Houma, Louisiana.

  5. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 2, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-19
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Relates the purpose and background of S. 1975, a bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, to give former owners an opportunity to repurchase surplus real property.

  6. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 13, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-25
    Report by: Eli. E. Nobleman
    Content: Provides background information and other details concerning S. 30, S. 550, S. 967, S. 1104, and S. 1573, pending bills to authorize payments, of taxes or special assessments, or in lieu of taxes, to local taxing authorities.

  7. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 21, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-32
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Relates the purpose, background, and other details concerning S. 640, a bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey certain land in the State of Wyoming to the city of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

  8. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 8, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-20
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of S. 1539, a bill to establish a Federal policy concerning the termination, limitation, or establishment of business-type operations of the government which may be conducted in competition with private enterprise.

  9. "Subcommittee on Reorganization: Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: August 30, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-14SR
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Outlines the Hoover Commission bills acted upon by the subcommittee during the 84th congress.

  10. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: April 2, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-12
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Gives an explanation of S. 1141, a bill to authorize and direct the Administrator of General Services to donate to the Philippine Republic certain records captured from insurrections during 1899-1903.

  11. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: may 28, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-34
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses the purpose, background, and a suggested amendment to S. 806, a bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to quitclaim all interest of the United States in and to certain lands located in Indiana to the State of Indiana and to the board of trustees for Vincennes University, Vincinnes, Indiana.

  12. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 10, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-24SR
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Explains the purpose and history of S. 933, a bill to provide for the reorganization of the safety functions of the Federal Government.

  13. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 13, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-26
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Explains the purpose and background of S. 6, a bill to eliminate claim of immunity from State and local taxes on contracts with the United States or its agencies or instrumentalities.

  14. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (handwritten corrections)
    Date: May 17, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-30
    Report by: ?
    Content: Outlines the legislative agenda called by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Government Operations.

  15. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (attached is a copy of bill S. 2191)
    Date: June 20, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-38
    Report by: Eli E. Nobleman
    Content: Summarizes, analyzes, and suggests further amendments to S. 2191, a bill to amend title III of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946.

  16. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (handwritten corrections)
    Date: May 29, 1957
    Report No.: ?
    Report by: ?
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the Executive Session to be held on May 29, 1957.

  17. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: June 12, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-36
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Outlines the agenda for the Executive Session to be held on June 13, 1957.

  18. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: June 21, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-39
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Discusses objections to S. 2191, the Legislative Activities Disclosure Act.

  19. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: June 7, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-35
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses the purpose and background of H.R. 4945, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain real property in West Palm Beach, Florida, to the Port of Palm Beach District.

  20. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: July 1, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-43
    Report by: Walter L. Reynolds
    Content: Recounts the status of legislative program.

  21. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: November 7, 1956
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 84-2-43
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Relates the purpose and background of S. 4196, a bill to provide for the adjustment of the legislative jurisdiction exercised by the United States over land in the several States used for Federal purposes.

  22. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: March 14, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-8
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Relates excerpts from a letter from the Attorney General concerning S. 1538, a bill to provide for the adjustment of the legislative jurisdiction exercised by the United States over land in the several States used for Federal purposes.

  23. "(?)" (Excerpt from larger document)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Concerns S. 894, a bill to limit the acquisition and use by civilian agencies of the Federal Government of equipment for reproducing documents, drawings, papers and so forth, on sensitized materials.

  24. "(?)" (Excerpt from larger document)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Concerns S. 1915, a bill to amend Public Law 883, Eighty-fourth congress, to provide for the conveyance of certain additional property of the United States to the city of Roseburg, Oregon, and bills S. 855, S. 1471, and S. 1700, which were bills to expand the donable property program.

  25. "Senate Committee on government Operations"
    Date: May 17, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-30
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Outlines the legislative agenda for the executive session.

  26. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (handwritten notes, attached is an excerpt on S. 1941 with handwritten notes on it)
    Date: May 14, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-28
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Concerns S. 1941, a bill to authorize the payment by the bureau of Public roads of transportation and subsistence costs to temporary employees on direct Federal highway projects, and includes letters from Sinclair Weeks, the Secretary of Congress to Richard Nixon, President of the Senate, and from Frank H.Weitzel, the Assistant Comptroller of the United States, to John McClellan, the Chairman of the Committee on Government Operations.

  27. "Senate Committee on Government Operations" (handwritten notes, attached is an excerpt on S. 806 with handwritten notes on it)
    Date: May 28, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-34
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses the purpose, background, and a suggested amendment to S. 806, a bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to quitclaim all interest of the United States in and to certain lands located in Indiana to the State of Indiana and to the board of trustees for Vincennes University, Vincinnes, Indiana.

  28. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 28, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-34
    Report by: Richard J. O'Melia
    Content: Discusses the purpose, background, and a suggested amendment to S. 806, a bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to quitclaim all interest of the United States in and to certain lands located in Indiana to the State of Indiana and to the board of trustees for Vincennes University, Vincinnes, Indiana.

  29. "Senate Committee on Government Operations"
    Date: May 1, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-17
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Discusses the purpose and background of S. 1799, a bill to facilitate the payment of Government checks.

  30. "State Committee on Government Operations" (two copies)
    Date: May 27, 1957
    Report No.: Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-29
    Report by: Glenn K. Shriver
    Content: Recounts and comments upon the purpose and background of S. 1408, a bill to provide allowances for transportation of house trailers to civilian employees of the United States who are transferred from one official station to another.

  31. "Appendix A" (photocopy)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Outlines a supplemental agenda to the one found in Staff Memorandum No. 85-1-_.

  32. "United States Senate"
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Outlines the details of Legislative Employee Benefits as Provided by the Civil Service Retirement Act.

  33. "85th Congress, 1st Session" (handwritten notes, attached is a handwritten note to O'Melia)
    Date: (?)
    Report No.: (?)
    Report by: (?)
    Content: Concerns a bill to amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 to provide that the maximum rate on loans made or guaranteed under such Act shall not exceed 4 per centum and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide special tax treatment for interest on loans guaranteed under such act.


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