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SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS

FOR FISCAL YEAR 1970

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

UNITED STATES SENATE

NINETY-FIRST CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 15209

AN ACT MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR
THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1970, AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES

Printed for the use of the Committee on Appropriations

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1969

37-6240

SUBCOMMITTEE ON DEFICIENCIES AND SUPPLEMENTALS

ROBERT C. BYRD, West Virginia, Chairman JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island

KARL E. MUNDT, South Dakota SPESSARD L, HOLLAND, Florida

MILTON R. YOUNG, North Dakota ALLEN J. ELLENDER, Louisiana

MARGARET CHASE SMITH, Maine JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas

ROMAN L. HRUSKA, Nebraska
WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington GORDON ALLOTT, Colorado
JOHN STENNIS, Mississippi
RICHARD B. RUSSELL, Georgia, Ex Oficio

THOMAS J. SCOTT, Staff Assistant to Subcommittee

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SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL

YEAR 1970

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 1969

U.S. SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS,

Washington, D.C.
The subcommitee met at 4:20 p.m., in room S-126, the Capitol, Hon.
Robert C. Byrd (chairman) presiding.
Present: Senators Byrd, Ellender, and Young.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

STATEMENT OF HARRISON LOESCH, ASSISTANT SECRETARY,

PUBLIC LAND MANAGEMENT

ACCOMPANIED BY:

MRS. ELIZABETH P. FARRINGTON, DIRECTOR
EDWARD E. JOHNSTON, HIGH COMMISSIONER, TRUST TERRI-

TORY
FRED RADEWAGEN, STAFF ASSISTANT
JOHN J. STASKO, CHIEF, DIVISION OF PROGRAMING AND

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
P. E. WINN, ASSISTANT CHIEF, DIVISION OF PROGRAMING AND

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
RENDEL B. ALLDREDGE, PROGRAM OFFICER, TRUST TERRI-

TORY
EDWARD L. HASTEY, MEMBER OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER'S

DEVELOPMENT COORDINATION COMMITTEE
SAMUEL HELLER, DEPUTY ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF

PACIFIC AFFAIRS
RICHARD R. HITE, DIRECTOR OF BUDGET, OFFICE OF THE
SECRETARY

SUBCOMMITTEE PROCEDURE

Senator Byrd. The subcommittee will come to order. This afternoon,
me commence the Senate hearings on supplemental appropriations
for fiscal year 1970, which were transmitted to Congress on November
24, 1969, and which are set forth in House Document 91-199.

The Senate is now engaged in consideration of the tax reform bill,
is meeting from 10 o'clock in the morning until late afternoon, and
will continue to do so next week after the short recess which began
this afternoon. In view of the floor situation, it is desirable that we
start the hearings now.
This afternoon, the supplemental estimate for the Trust Territory

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