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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

HEARINGS

BEFORE A

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COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

UNITED STATES SENATE

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SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

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S. 1420

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A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OFGOVT. SOURCE
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

S. 1527
A BILL TO ESTABLISH A DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

CHARTER COMMISSION

AND

S. J. Res. 87
A JOINT RESOLUTION TO PROVIDE MEANS OF
ENABLING RESIDENTS OF THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA TO EXPRESS THEIR PREFER-
ENCE FOR A FORM OF MUNICIPAL

GOVERNMENT

DECEMBER 7, 8, 9, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, AND 27, 1943

Printed for the use of the Committee on the District of Columbia

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COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

PAT MCCARRAN, Nevada, Chairman CARTER GLASS, Virginia

ARTHUR CAPPER, Kansas MILLARD E. TYDINGS, Maryland

STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire JOHN H, BANKHEAD, Alabama

RUFUS C. HOLMAN, Oregon ROBERT R. REYNOLDS, North Carolina HIAROLD H. BURTON, Ohio THEODORE G. BILBO, Mississippi

C. DOUGLASS BUCK, Delaware. D. WORTH CLARK, Idaho

HARLAN J. BUSHFIELD, South Dakota
W. LEE O’DANIEL, Texas
ARTHUR WALSH, New Jersey

Eva B. ADAMS, Clerk
J. G. SOURWINE, Counsel

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CONTENTS

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Statement of -

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Armstrong, Kenneth P.

58, 67

Ball, Mrs. Marvel.

128

Beitscher, Henry

299

Branca, James L.

189

Brookland Association.

206

Brown, Edgar G..

320

Brown, George H.

108

Brown, Huver I..

308

Burroughs Citizens Association..

58, 67

Burke, Walter S.

169

Calvert, Alfred D..

153
Coleman, Frank J.

126

Columbia Heights Citizens Association.

108

Columbia Heights Citizens Forum.

Connaughton, John H.

222

Darrin, David..

132, 282

District of Columbia Federation of Women's Clubs..

209, 215

District Council of United Federal Workers of America.

299

Duffield, Mrs. Eugene S..

50

Fer'eral Workers of America.

293, 299

Federation of Architects, Engineers, Chemists, Technicians, (letter). 282

Federation of Citizens' Associations...

226, 239, 262

Federation of Citizens Associations, Local Suffrage Committee.

24

Federation of Civic Associations..

308

Federation of Women's Clubs..

209, 215

Finch, Wilbur S..

24

Fowler, John L...

194

Gordon, Fulton R.

142

Hatmaker, Donald.

145

Hodgkins, George W.

313

Howard, Clinton N.

147, 283

Industrial Union Council, Maryland, and District of Columbia.

158

International Reform Federation..

147, 283

Jacobstein, Meyer.

10

Johnson, Mrs. Mary-

209

Katz, Sidney R..

158

Kingman Park Civic Association, (letter.).

102

League of Women Voters..

50

Leverton, Joseph W.--

129

Levine, Samuel

93

Lowe, Mrs. C. D..

259

McGarraghy, Joseph C..

35

McLean, Marvin M.

206

Manoukian, Mrs. M. K.

28

Millard, Walter J.

144

Moore, James M.

287

National Council of Jewish Women, (letters).-

102

National Lawyers Guild, District of Columbia Chapter...

93

National Municipal League..

174

National Progress Magazine.

147, 283

Northeast Boundary Citizen's Association, (letter).

208

Northeast Washington Citizens Association, (letter).

100

Ottenberg, Mrs. Louis.

105

Petworth Citizens Association,-

222

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REORGANIZATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1943

UNITED STATES SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE
ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10 a. m., in the committee room, Capitol, Senator Pat McCarran (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding

Present: Senators McCarran, Burton, and Bushfield.
Present also: J. G. Sourwine, committee counsel.
The CHAIRMAN. The hearing will come to order.

This meeting is called for the purpose of permitting the people of the District of Columbia, and others who are interested in the subject of government for the District of Columbia, to express themselves in their own way and as they see fit with reference to certain bills now pending before this committee, S. 1420, S. 1527, and Senate Joint Resolution 87.

(S. 1420, 78th Cong., 1st sess.) A BILL Providing for the reorganization of the government of the District of Columbia,

and for other purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That effective upon the 1st day of July next following the approval of this Act, the provisions of the Act of Congress approved June 11, 1878 (20 Stat. 102, ch. 180), concerning the appointment of two Commissioners of the District of Columbia from civil life, and the detailing of an officer of the Corps of Engineers of the United States Army to serve as a Commissioner of the District of Columbia, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. From and after the 1st day of July next following approval of this Act, all powers, rights, privileges, and duties heretofore vested in or imposed upon the Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall be vested in and imposed upon a commission of seven members, as hereinafter provided for, and a city manager, as hereinafter provided for; and such powers, rights, privileges, and duties shall be divided between such Commissioners and such city manager in the manner provided in section 3 of this Act.

SEC. 3. All powers, functions, and duties of a legislative nature, heretofore vested in or imposed upon the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, shall, from and after the 1st day of July next following the approval of this Act, be vested in and imposed upon a commission of seven members (hereinafter referred to as Commissioners) to be elected by the citizens of the District of Columbia as hereinafter provided in section 4 of this Act. All other powers, functions, and duties heretofore vested in or imposed upon the Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall, from and after the 1st day of July next following approval of this Act, be vested in and imposed upon a city manager to be appointed as hereinafter provided in section 6 of this Act.

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