Proceedings of the ... Conference of Governors of the States of the Union, Τόμος 13


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Σελίδα 5 - We declare the conviction that in the use of the natural resources our independent States are interdependent and bound together by ties of mutual benefits, responsibilities, and duties. We agree in the wisdom of future conferences between the President, Members of Congress, and the Governors of States...
Σελίδα 33 - No doubt it would be a great advantage to the country and to the individual States if principles of taxation could be agreed upon which did not conflict with each other, and a common scheme could be adopted by which taxation of substantially the same property in two jurisdictions could be avoided. But the Constitution of the United States does not go so far.
Σελίδα 41 - ... such legislation being declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Judicial Authorities. The Government could not, therefore, engage to do something which was not within their power to perform, and the non-performance of which would render them liable to complaint. The Commission felt that they were here faced by a serious dilemma, which threatened to make the establishment of any real system of international labor legislation impossible.
Σελίδα 41 - Labor legislation for the most part rested. Further, the Federal Government could not guarantee that the constituent States, even if they passed the necessary legislation to give effect to a convention, would put it into effective operation, nor could it provide against the possibility of such legislation being declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Judicial Authorities. The Government could not therefore engage to do something which was not within their power to perform, and the non-performance...
Σελίδα 33 - The State of Alabama is not bound to make its laws harmonize in principle with those of other states. If property is untaxed by its laws, then for the purpose of its laws the property is not taxed at all.
Σελίδα 14 - IX. A secretary and a treasurer shall be elected by the Conference at each annual meeting. The secretary shall attend all meetings of the Conference, keep a correct record thereof, safely keep and account for all documents, papers and other property of the Conference which shall come into his hands, and shall perform all other duties usually appertaining to his office or which may be required by the Executive Committee. He shall be paid an annual salary of not to exceed twenty-five hundred dollars...
Σελίδα 41 - On the one hand, its range and effectiveness would be almost fatally limited if a country of such industrial importance as the United States did not participate. On the other hand, if the scheme were so weakened as to impose no obligation on States to give effect to, or even to bring before their legislative authorities, the decisions of the...
Σελίδα 104 - To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress Assembled. Your memorialists, the Governor and Legislative Assembly of the state of...
Σελίδα 4 - I welcome you to this Conference at the White House. You have come hither at my request, so that we may join together to consider the question of the conservation and use of the great fundamental sources of wealth of this Nation.
Σελίδα 14 - ... faithful performance of his duties. ARTICLE XI. Persons not members of the Conference shall not be heard until the regular order of business for the day has been concluded, and then only by unanimous consent. All programs for social entertainment must be approved in advance by the Executive Committee. ARTICLE XII. These articles or any of them may be altered, amended, added to or repealed at any time by a majority vote of all Governors present and voting at any regular annual meeting of the Conference.

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