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HEARINGS

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE

COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 7453

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1960, AND
FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON: 1959

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

JOHN STENNIS, Mississippi, Chairman

DENNIS CHAVEZ, New Mexico CARL HAYDEN, Arizona LYNDON B. JOHNSON, Texas

STYLES BRIDGES, New Hampshire

LEVERETT SALTONSTALL, Massachusetts
GORDON ALLOTT, Colorado

EVERARD H. SMITH, Clerk

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DOCUMENTS

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS FOR 1960

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1959

U.S. SENATE,

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met at 2 p.m., pursuant to call, in room F-37, the Capitol, Hon. John Stennis, chairman of the subcommittee, presiding. Present: Senators Stennis, Hayden, Bridges, Saltonstall, and Allott.

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

STATEMENT OF L. QUINCY MUMFORD, LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS; ACCOMPANIED BY RUTHERFORD D. ROGERS, CHIEF ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN; ROBERT C. GOOCH, DIRECTOR, ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT; HUGH L. ELSBREE, DIRECTOR, LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE SERVICE; AND WILLIAM W. ROSSITER, BUDGET OFFICER

BUDGET REQUEST

Senator STENNIS. The subcommittee will come to order.

Dr. Mumford, this is an important matter, a very important branch of the Government, and a very important matter with the people and the Congress; so there is no disposition to rush through it at all.

First I want to say the Library of Congress has requested for the fiscal year 1960 a grand total of $14,327,600 and the House of Representatives has allowed a total of $14,292,900 or a minor reduction of $34,700.

The amount allowed by the House is $903,709 over the appropriations for the current fiscal year.

Pages 1, 2, and 3 from the justifications will be inserted into the record.

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(The justification referred to follows:)

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

TABLE. I.—Comparative summary of appropriations and appropriation estimates

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1 Includes $60,000 appropriated in Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1959 (Public Law 85-766) for preser vation of early American motion pictures.

2 Supplemental for pay increases included in H. Doc. No. 90.

Revised request includes amendment in amount of $45,500 (H. Doc. 100).

TABLE II.-Summary of budgeted positions 1958, 1959, 1960

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Includes 20 positions added to Library of Congress staff and excludes 20 deducted from Copyright Office staff by comparative transfer.

Revised request includes 8 positions added by amendment to original estimate.

& The total number in each instance includes the full-time equivalent of part-time positions.

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