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House Committee on Reduction of Expenses in Departments, Select - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members
John W. Daniel, Chair
Martin S. Crow
Franklin Johnston
William Milling Johnston
Wilburn Hill King
John Evans McComb
Marion DeKalb Taylor
William Felton Upton
Charges
• Inquire what officers, clerks and employes of the different departments and of the House of Representatives may be dispensed with without injury to the public service; also, if equally as competent and capable service may not be procured at a less cost to the State; and, also, what amount of wood and other material and what cost.*
• Consider Governor O.M. Roberts' message and accompanying documents, and inquire into the practicability of reducing the expenses of all the departments.*
• Be authorized to send for persons and papers and administer oaths in their investigations.*

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 2/1/1879, pursuant to resolution by Daniel; Johnston of Leon added 2/7/1879 (House Journal, 16th R.S., pp. 226-227, 283, 291-292, 299, 304).

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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