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Population And The American Future

The Report Of The Commission On Population Growth And The American Future

John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Chairman
March 27, 1972

Appendix

 

Research Papers
Consulting Organizations
Participants in Public Hearings
Public Law 91-213: AN ACT To establish a Commission on Population Growth and the American Future.
 

Research Papers

Alonso, William
Institute of Urban and Regional Development and Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley
Problems, Purposes, and Implicit Policies for a National Strategy of Urbanization
The System of Intermetropolitan Population Flows

Appleman, Jack, William P. Butz, David H. Greenberg, Paul L. Jordan, and Anthony H. Pascal
RAND Corporation
Population Change and Public Resource Requirements: The Impact of Future United States Demographic Trends on Education, Welfare, and Health Care

Ayres, Robert U., and Ivars Gutmanis
International Research and Technology Corporation
Technological Change, Pollution, and Treatment Cost Coefficients in Input-Output Analysis

Bachrach, Peter
Department of Political Science, Temple University and Elihu Bergman
Center for Population Studies, Harvard University
Participation and Conflict in Making American Population Policy: A Critical Analysis

Bahl, Roy W., Jr.
Department of Economics, Syracuse University
Metropolitan Fiscal Structures and the Distribution of Population within Metropolitan Areas

Beale, Calvin L.
Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural and Nonmetropolitan Population Trends of Significance to National Population Policy

Berry, Brian J. L.
Center for Urban Studies, University of Chicago
Population Growth in the Daily Urban Systems of the United States, 1980-2000

Blake, Judith
Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley
Coercive Pro natalism and American Population Policy

Bollinger, W. LaMar
Department of Economics, College of Idaho
The Economic and Social Impact of the Depopulation Process Upon Four Selected Counties in Idaho

Bradshaw, Benjamin S.
Population Research Center, University of Texas
Some Aspects of the Fertility of Mexican-Americans

Cain, Glen G.
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin
The Effect of Income Maintenance Laws on Fertility in the United States

Callahan, Daniel, ed.
Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences
Ethics, Population, and the American Tradition

Cameron, Gordon
Department of Applied Economics, University of Glasgow
The Relevance to the United States of British and French Regional Population Strategies

Carr, A. Barry, and David W. Culver
Economic Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture, Population, and the Erwironment

Christmas, Lawrence Barroll
Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission
Continued Metropolitanization: The Chicago Experience

Cicchetti, Charles J.
Resources for the Future, Inc.
Outdoor Recreation and Congestion in the United States

Coale, Ansley J.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Alternative Paths to a Stationary Population

Commoner, Barry
Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University
The Environmental Cost of Economic Growth

Cutright, Phillips
Department of Sociology, Indiana University
Illegitimacy in the United States: 1920-1968

Danielson, Michael N.
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Differentiation, Segregation, and Political Fragmentation in the American Metropolis

Darmstadter, Joel
Resources for the Future, Inc.
Energy

David, Henry P.
Transnational Family Research Institute, American Institutes for Research and Preterm Institute
Unwanted Pregnancies: Costs and Alternatives

Davidson, Roger H.
Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Population Change and Representative Government

Davis, Kingsley
International Population and Urban Research and Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
The American Family in Relation to Demographic Change

Day, Lincoln H.
Demographic and Social Statistics Branch, Statistical Office, United Nations
The Social Consequences of a Zero Population Growth Rate in the United States

Demeny, Paul
East-West Population Institute, University of Hawaii
Welfare Considerations in United States Population Policy

Drury, Robert F.
Consultant, Washington, D.C.
Local Governments and Population Change

Ehrlich, Paul R.
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University and John P. Holdren
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley
Impact of Population Growth

Elazar, Daniel J.
Department of Political Science, Temple University
Population Growth and the Federal System

Farley, Reynolds
Population Studies Center, University of Michigan
Fertility and Mortality Trends Among Blacks in the United States

Fischman, Leonard L.
Economic Associates, Inc. and Hans H. Landsberg
Resources for the Future, Inc.
Adequacy of Nonfuel Minerals and Forest Resources

Fortney, Judith A.
Department of Sociology and Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University
Immigration into the United States with Special Reference to Professional and Technical Workers

Freedman, Jonathan L.
Department of Psychology, Columbia University
A Conceptualization of CrowdingPopulation Density, Juvenile Delinquency, and Mental Illness in New YorkCity

Frejka, Tomas
The Population Council
Demographic Paths to a Stationary Population: The U.S. in International Comparison

Fuguitt, Glen V.
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin
Population Trends of Nonmetropolitan Cities and Villages in the United States

Gold, Neil M.
Suburban Action Institute
The Mismatch of Jobs and Low-Income People in Metropolitan Areas and Its Implication for the Central-City Poor

Gordon, Sol
College for Human Development and Center for Family Planning and Population Information, Syracuse University
Family Planning Education for Adolescents

Grumm, John G.
Department of Government, Wesleyan University
Population Change and State Government Policy

Hansen, Niles M.
Center for Economic Development, University of Texas
The Case for Government-Assisted Migration

Hetrick, Carl C., A. E. Keir Nash, and Alan J. Wyner
Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
Population and Politics: In formation, Concern, and Policy Support Among the American Public

Hoch, Irving
Resources for the Future, Inc.
Urban Scale and Environmental Quality

Hoover, Edgar M.
Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
Policy Objectives for Population Distribution
Reduced Population Growth and the Problems of Urban Areas

Howard, John A., and Donald R. Lehman
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
The Effect of Different Populations on Selected Industries in the Year 2000

Irwin, Richard, and Robert Warren
U.S. Bureau of the Census
Demographic Aspects of American Immigration

Jaffe, Frederick S.
Center for Family Planning Program Development, Planned Parenthood-World Population
Family Planning Services in the United States

Johnston, Denis F.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Department of Sociology, Georgetown University
Illustrative Projections of the Labor Force of the United States to 2040

Jones, David
Department of Economics, Indiana University
Projections of Housing Demand to the Year 2000, Using Two Population Projections

Jones, Elise F., and Charles F. Westoff
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Attitudes Toward Abortion in the United States in 1970 and the Trend Since 1965

Kantner, John F., and Melvin Zelnik
Department of Population Dynamics, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Sexuality, Contraception, and Pregnancy Among Pre -Adult Females in the United States

Keely, Charles B.
Department of Sociology, Western Michigan University
Immigration:   Considerations on Trends, Prospects, and Policy

Keller, Suzanne
Department of Sociology, Princeton University
The Future Status of Women in America

Kelley, Allen C.
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin
Demographic Changes and American Economic Development: Past, Present, and Future with Comment by Richard Easterlin, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Kitagawa, Evelyn M.
Department of Sociology and Population Research Center, University of Chicago
Socioeconomic Differences in Mortality in the United States and Some Implications for Population Policy

Lehne, Richard
Department of Political Science, Rutgers University
Population Change and Congressional Representation

Leibenstein, Harvey
Department of Economics, Harvard University
The Impact of Population Growth on the American Economy with Comment by Edgar M. Hoover, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Leven, Charles L.
Institute for Urban and Regional Studies, Washington University
Changing Sizes, Forms, and Functions of Urban Areas

Lowi, Theodore
Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
Population Policies and the American Political System

Manvel, Allen 0.
Consultant, Washington, D.C.
Metropolitan Growth and Governmental Fragmentation

McGrath, Dorn C., Jr.
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Government and Business Administration, George Washington University
Population Growth and Change: Implications for Planning

Menken, Jane A.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Teenage Childbearing: Its Medical Aspects and Implications for the United States Population

Miller, Arthur S.
National Law Center, George Washington University
Population Policy-Making and the Constitution

Mills, Edwin S.
Department of Economics, Princeton University
Economic Aspects of City Size

Morrison, Peter A.
RAND Corporation
Dimensions of the Population Problem in the United States
The Impact of Population Stabilization on Migration and Redistribution
Population Movements: Where the Public and Private Interests Conflict
Population Movements and the Shape of Urban Growth: Implications for Public Policy

Morss, Elliott R., and Susan McIntosh
Commission on Population Growth and the American Future
The Influence of Federal Government Activities on the Family Decision to Have a Child

Murray, Edward E., and Ned Hege
Urban Land Institute
Growth Center Population Redistribution 1980-2000

Noonan, John T., Jr., and Mary Cynthia Dunlap
School of Law, University of California, Berkeley
Unintended Consequences: Laws Indirectly Affecting Population Growth in the United States

North, Robert C.
Department of Political Science, Stanford University and Nazli Choucri
Department of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Population and the International System: Some Implications for United States Policy and Planning

Oppenheimer, Valerie Kincade
Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
Rising Educational Attainment, Declining Fertility, and the Inadequacies of the Female Labor Market

Organski, A. F. K., and Alan Lamborn
Department of Political Science, University of Michigan and Bruno Bueno de Mesquita
Department of Political Science, Michigan State University
The Effective Population in International Politics

Phelps, Edmund S.
Department of Economics, Columbia University
Some Macroeconomics of Population Levelling with Comment by Robert Dorfman, Department of Economics, Harvard University

Pickard, Jerome P.
Appalachian Regional Commission
U.S. Metropolitan Growth and Expansion, 19 70-2000, with Population Projections

Pilpel, Harriet F.
Member, New York Bar and Peter Ames
Member, Connecticut Bar
Legal Obstacles to Freedom of Choice in the Areas of Con traception, Abortion, and Voluntary Sterilization in the United States

Piotrow, Phyllis T.
The Population Crisis Committee
Congressional-Executive Relations in the Formation of Explicit Population Policy

Presser, Harriet B.
School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine and International Institute for Study of Human Reproduction, Columbia University and Larry L. Bumpass, Department of Sociology and Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin
Demographic and Social Aspects of Contraceptive Sterilization in the United States: 1965-19 70

Preston, Samuel H.
Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley
Female Employment Policy and Fertility

Reed, Ritchie H., and Susan McIntosh
Commission on Population Growth and the American Future
Costs of Children

Ridker, Ronald G.
Resources for the Future, Inc.
Resource and Environmental Consequences of Population Growth in the United States: A Summary
The Economy, Resource Requirements, and Pollution Levels
Future Water Needs and Supplies, with a Note on Land Use

The Model (with H. W. Herzog, Jr.)

Ridley, Jeanne Clare
School of Public Health and Administrative Medicine and International Institute for Study of Human Reproduction, Columbia University
On the Consequences of Demographic Change for the Roles and Status of Women

Rindfuss, Ronald R.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Recent Trends in Population Attitudes

Rundquist, Barry S., P. G. Bock, Anthony M. Champagne, and Karl F. Johnson
Department of Political Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
The Impact of Defense Cutbacks on Employment and Migration

Ryder, Norman B.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
A Demographic Optimum Projection for the United States

Ryder, Norman B., and Charles F. Westoff
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Unwanted Childbearing in the United States: 1970

Segal, Sheldon
The Population Council
Possible Means of Fertility Control: Distant or Near

Smith, Frank Austin
Center for the Environment and Man, Inc.
Waste Material Recovery and Reuse

Smith, Frederick J.
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Ecological Perspectives

Spengler, Joseph J.
Department of Economics, Duke University
Declining Population Growth: Economic Effects with Comment by Warren Robinson, Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University

Taeuber, Irene B.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Growth of the Population of the United States in the Twentieth Century
The Changing Distribution of the Population of the United States in the Twentieth Century

Teitelbaum, Michael S.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University
International Experience with Fertility at or Near Replacement Level
Some Genetic Implications of Population Policies

Tietze, Christopher, M.D.
The Population Council
The Potential Impact of Legal Abortion on Population Growth in the United States

Viederman, Stephen
The Population Council
Population Education in the Elementary and Secondary Schools of the United States

Vines, Kenneth N.
Department of Political Science, State University of New York, Buffalo
Population and the Administration of Justice


Consultants

James E. Allen
Carolina Population Center, University o North Carolina

William Alonso
Institute of Urban and Regional Development and Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley

Peter Ames
Member, Connecticut Bar

Peter Bachrach
Department of Political Science, Temple University

Edward Banfield
Department of Government, Harvard University

Calvin L. Beale
Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Benjamin S. Bradshaw
Population Research Center, University of Texas

Benjamin Branch, M.D.
Medical Director, Preterm, Washington, D.C.

Richard Burton
The Urban Institute, Washington, D. C.

Daniel Callahan
Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences

William D. Carey
Arthur 0. Little, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Lenora T. Cartright
Center for Urban Studies, University of Illinois

Robert Lee Chartrand
Legislative Reference Service, Library of Congress

Preston Cloud
Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ansley J. Coale
Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Barry Commoner
Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University

Phillips Cutright
Department of Sociology, Indiana University

Michael N. Danielson
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University

Kingsley Davis
International Population and Urban Research and Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Robert G. Dixon, Jr.
National Law Center, George Washington University

Robert Dorfman
Department of Economics, Harvard University

Anthony Downs
Real Estate Research Corporation, Chicago, Illinois

Edwin 0. Driver
Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts

Robert F. Drury
Consultant, Washington, D.C.

Richard A. Easterlin
Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Paul R. Ehrlich
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University

Stephen Enke
General Electric TEMPO, Center for Advanced Studies, Washington, D.C.

Edward J. Ennis
Attorney at Law, New York, New York

Cynthia Fuchs Epstein
Queens College of The City University of New York and Bureau of Applied Social Research, Columbia University

Joseph L. Fisher
Resources for the Future, Inc.

Judith A. Fortney
Department of Sociology and Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University

Maurice Fulton
President, The Fantus Company, Chicago

Campbell Gibson
U.S. Bureau of the Census

Sol Gordon
College for Human Development and Center for Family Planning and Population Information, Syracuse University

Naomi T. Gray
Naomi Gray Associates, Inc., New York, New York

John Grumm
Department of Government, Wesleyan University

Robert E. Hall, M.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

Niles M. Hansen
Center for Economic Development, University of Texas

Philip M. Hauser
Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

Edgar M. Hoover
Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh

John A. Howard
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University

Richard Irwin
U.S. Bureau of the Census

Frederick S. Jaffe
Center for Family Planning Program Development, Planned Parenthood-World Population

John F. Kain
Department of Economics, Harvard University

Allen C. Kelley
Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin

Allen Kneese
Resources for the Future, Inc.

Hans H. Landsberg
Resources for the Future, Inc.

Donald R. Lehman
Graduate School of Business, Columbia University

Harvey Leibenstein
Department of Economics, Harvard University

Seymour Martin Lipset
Department of Government, Harvard University

Allen D. Manvel
Consultant, Washington, D.C.

Alan Margolis
Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco

Donald R. Matthews
The Brookings Institution

Donald N. Michael
Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan

Arthur S. Miller
National Law Center, George Washington University

Edwin S. Mills
Department of Economics, Princeton University

Peter A. Morrison
RAND Corporation

Frank W. Notestein
Office of Population Research, Princeton University

A.F. K. Organski
Department of Political Science, University of Michigan

Anthony Pascal
RAND Corporation

Edmund S. Phelps
Department of Economics, Columbia University

Jerome P. Pickard
Appalachian Regional Commission

Harriet F. Pilpel
Member, New York Bar

Ronald J. Pion, M.D.
School of Public Health, University of Hawaii

James W. Prothro
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina

Ronald G. Ridker
Resources for the Future, Inc.

Randall B. Ripley
Department of Political Science, Ohio State University

Warren C. Robinson
Department of Economics, Pennsylvania State University

Norman B. Ryder
Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Richard Scammon
Election Research Center, Washington, D.C.

Allan Schick
The Brookings Institution

Sheldon J. Segal
The Population Council

M. Brewster Smith
University of California, Santa Cruz

Robert G. Smith
Management Consultant, Washington, D.C.

Frank J. Sorauf
Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota

Joseph J. Spengler
Department of Economics, Duke University

J. Mayone Stycos
Department of Sociology, Cornell University

James L. Sundquist
The Brookings Institution

Conrad Taeuber
U.S. Bureau of the Census

Irene B. Taeuber
Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Michael S. Teitelbaum
Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Vaida D. Thompson
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina

Christopher Tietze, M.D.
The Population Council

Stephen Viederman
The Population Council

Robert Warren
U.S. Bureau of the Census

Ben J. Wattenberg
Author and Consultant, Washington, D.C.

Charles V. Willie
Vice President for Student Activities and Organization, Syracuse University

Robert C. Wood
President, University of Massachusetts


Consulting Organizations

Institute of Society, Ethics and the Life Sciences, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

Opinion Research Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey

RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, California

Resources for the Future, Inc., Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Business Economics, Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, D.C.

ULI— The Urban Land Institute, Washington, D. C.
 

Participants in Public Hearings
(in order of appearance)

Washington, D. C., April 14-15, 1971

The Hon. Donald Rumsfeld, Counsellor to President Richard M. Nixon

The Hon. John G. Veneman, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

Gooloo Wunderlich, Demographer, Office of Population Affairs

Carl Shultz, M.D., Director, Office of Population Affairs

Wilma Scott Heide, National Chairwoman, National Organization for Women

General Andrew O’Meara (USA Ret.), National Chairman, Population Crisis Committee, Washington, D. C.

Phyllis T. Piotrow, Consultant, Population Crisis Committee, Washington, D. C.

Donald Paarlberg, Director, Agricultural Economics, US. Department of Agriculture

Lynn M. Daft, Assistant Deputy Administrator, Economic Research Service

The Hon. Stewart Udall, Lawyer, Environmental Columnist, former Secretary of the Interior

Rev. Monsignor James T. McHugh, Director, Family Life Division, United States Catholic Conference, Washington, 0. C.

Alan C. Guttmacher, M.D., President, Planned Parenthood-World Population

Milos Macura, Director, Population Division, United Nations

Roger Revelle, Chairman, Department of Demography, School of Public Health, Harvard University

George Hay Brown, Director, Bureau of the Census Conrad Taeuber, Associate Director

Herman P. Miller, Chief, Population Division

Carl Pope, Washington Representative, Zero Population Growth

Naomi T. Gray, President, Naomi Gray Associates, Inc., Family Planning Consultants, New York, New York

Rufus E. Miles, President, Population Reference Bureau, Washington, D. C.

John Tanton, National Chairman, Sierra Club Population Committee

Carl H. Madden, Chief Economist, Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Washington, D. C.

Bradley Byers and Gerald Barney, Arlington Committee on Optimum Growth, Arlington, Virginia

Rev. David 0. Poindexter, Director, Population Communications Center, United Methodist Church, New York, New York

Robert Lamson, Staff Associate, Plans and Analysis Office, National Science Foundation, Washington, D. C.

Los Angeles, California, May 3-4, 1971

S.I. Hayakawa, President, San Francisco State College John Westfall, Chairman, Geography Department

The Hon. Jerome Waldie, U.S. House of Representatives, 14th C. District, California

Mrs. Tee Bertha Spring, Member, Board of Directors, Los Angeles Regional Planning Council

Henry Gibson, Television Entertainer, Malibu

Kingsley Davis, Professor of Sociology, International Population and Urban Research and Department of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

Frederic G. Styles, Executive Director, Science and Technology Advisory Council, California State Assembly

Eduardo Arriaga, University of California, Berkeley

Manuel Aragon, Jr., General Manager, City of Commerce Investment Company; former Executive Director, Economic and Youth Opportunity Agency, Los Angeles County

Kenneth M. Mitzner, President, Mobilization for the Unnamed, Los Angeles

Joe C. Ortega, Associate Counsel, Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.

Walter R. Trinkaus, President, Right to Life League of Southern California, and Professor of Law, Loyola University of Los Angeles

Judith Ayala, Registered Nurse, Los Angeles

Johnson C. Montgomery, Attorney, representing Zero Population Growth, Palo Alto

Stuart W. Knight, Attorney, Anaheim, California

The Hon. Tom Bradley, Los Angeles City Council

Addie Klotz, M.D., Director of Student Council Services, San Fernando Valley State College and three students

David S. Hall, Senior Public Health Educator, Los Angeles County Public Health Department

Laura Anderson, Coordinator, Comprehensive Family Planning Program, Berkeley

Calvin S. Hamilton, Director of Planning, City of Los Angeles

Clarence R. Allen, Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles

Walt Thompson, Chairman, Journalism Department, Laney College, Oakland

Alfred Heller, Director, California Tomorrow, San Francisco Ernest Loebbeke, Past President, California State Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles

Robert Sassone, President, League for Infants, Fetuses and the Elderly, Santa Ana

James Edinger, Associate Professor of Meteorology, University of California, Los Angeles

Rits Tadema, Westminster

Little Rock, Arkansas, June 7-8, 1971

The Hon. John L. McClellan, U.S. Senate, Arkansas

The Hon. David Pryor, U.S. House of Representatives, 4th C. District, Arkansas

Eddie White, Seasonal Farm Worker, Altheimer

Colin Clark, International Economist; Fellow of Monasch University, Melbourne, Australia

William (Sonny) Walker, Director, Equal Opportunity Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Little Rock

Gordon D. Morgan, Professor of Sociology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Hon. Winthrop Rockefeller, former Governer of Arkansas, Little Rock

Calvin L. Beale, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.

Mariah Gilmore, Trainee in Operation Mainstream, a project funded by Opportunities Industrialization Center, Little Rock

Mrs. Mitchell, Counselor, Opportunities Industrialization Center, Little Rock

Barton A. Westerlund, Director, Industrial Research and Extension Center, College of Business Administration, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Jason Rouby, Executive Director, Metroplan, Little Rock John H. Opitz, Executive Director, the Ozarks Regional Commission, Washington, D. C.

William W. Blunt, Jr., Chief Counsel, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.

William C. Nolan, Jr., Vice President, El Dorado Chamber of Commerce

Paul Stabler, Field Representative for the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Russell Thomas, Director of Industrial Relations, Wolverine Toy Company, Cooneville

David L. Barclay, M.D., Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arkansas Medical Center

Rex Ramsey, M.D., Director of Maternal and Child Health. Division, Arkansas State Health Department

Trusten H. Holder, Private Consultant in the areas of ecological studies, outdoor recreation, environmental planning, Little Rock

Pratt Remmel, Jr., Director, Arkansas Ecology Center, Little Rock

The Hon. Dale Bumpers, Governor of Arkansas

E. L. Bud Stewart, Jr., Federal Co-Chairman, The Ozarks Regional Commission, Washington, D. C.

Chicago, Illinois, June 21-22, 1971

Philip M. Hauser, Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

The Hon. Marilou Hedlund, Member, Chicago City Council

Jeffrey R. Short, Jr., President, J. R. Short Milling Company, Chicago

Richard Babcock, Attorney, and Past President, American Society of Planning Officials, Chicago

Lawrence B. Christmas, Technical Director, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, Chicago

Norman Lazarus, President, N. Lazarus Company, Chicago John Yolton, Administrative Assistant to Olga Madar, Vice

President of the United Auto Workers, Detroit, Michigan Conrad E. Terrien, Chemical Engineer, Villa Park

Rev. Don C. Shaw, Executive Director, Midwest Population Center, Chicago

Ellen Peck, Author, Baltimore, Maryland

Rev. Jesse Jackson, National Director, Operation Breadbasket, Chicago

Anthony Downs, Senior Vice President, Real Estate Research Corporation, Chicago

Jean Phillips, Senior at Northeastern Illinois State College, Chicago

John E. Lester, Student, Northeastern Illinois State College, Chicago

Frances Frecb, Housewife, Kansas City, Missouri

The Hon. William Cousins, Member, Chicago City Council

lone Du Val, Director of Immigrant Services, The Travelers Aid Society of Metropolitan Chicago and Immigrants Service League

Fred Domville, Oak Park

New York, New York, September 27-28, 1971

The Hon. Percy Sutton, President, Borough of Manhattan

Gordon Chase, Health Services Administrator, City of New York, and Chairman, Health and Hospital Corporation

The Hon. Timothy Costello, Deputy Mayor, City of New York George Trombetta, M.D., Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Highland Hospital, Rochester

Alyce Friend, Family Planning Counselor, Rochester

Sylvester Charleston, Student, Bernard Baruch College, New York, New York

Harriet Surovell; High School Women’s Coalition, New York, New York

Frank Febus, Student, New York Institute of Photography

Bill Baird, Lecturer on Abortion and Birth Control; Director of the Parents’ Aid Society, Hempstead, Long Island

Robert M. Byrn, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

Bernard Pisani, M.D., Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York, New York

Alvin F. Moran, Executive Vice President, Planned Parenthood of New York, New York

Donald HohI, Assistant Director of Migration and Refugee Services, U.S. Catholic Conference, Washington, D. C.

Edward J. Logue, President, New York State Urban Development Corporation

Mr. Magee, New York, New York

Paul Ylvisaker, Professor of Public Affairs and Urban Planning, Princeton University

Betty Rollin, Author, New York, New York

Patricia Cooper, Director, Pennsport Civic Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mrs. Fizur, Community Worker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Joseph Monserrat, New York City Board of Education; former Director of Migration Services, Department of Labor, Puerto Rico

Robert 0. Anderson, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic-Richfield Company, New York, New York

Irving Stern, Director of Local 342, Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Retail Food Store Employees Union; International Vice President, Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butchers Union; Vice President, New York City Central Labor Council

Eugene S. Callender, President, New York Urban Coalition



Public Law 91-213
91st Congress, S. 2701
March 16, 1970

AN ACT

To establish a Commission on Population Growth and the American Future.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commission on Population Growth and the American Future is hereby established to conduct and sponsor such recommendations as may be necessary to provide information and education to all levels of government in the United States, and to our people, regarding a broad range of problems associated with population growth and their implications for America’s future.

MEMBERSHIP OF COMMISSION

Sec. 2. (a) The Commission on Population Growth and the American Future (hereinafter referred to as the “Commission”) shall be composed of—

(1)        two Members of the Senate who shall be members of different political parties and who shall be appointed by the President of the Senate;

(2)        two Members of the House of Representatives who shall be members of different political parties and who shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and

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(3)        not to exceed twenty members appointed by the President.

(b)        The President shall designate one of the members to serve as Chairman and one to serve as Vice Chairman of the Commission.

(c)        The majority of the members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number may conduct hearings.

COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION

Sec. 3. (a) Members of the Commission who are officers or full-time employees of the

United States shall serve without compensation in addition to that received for their services as officers or employees of the United States.

(b)        Members of the Commission who are not officers or full-time employees of the United States shall each receive $100 per diem when engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Commission.

(c)        All members of the Commission shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5 of the United States Code for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.

                                    80 Stat. 499;
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                                    83 Stat. 190.

DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION

Sec. 4. The Commission shall conduct an inquiry into the following aspects of population growth in the United States and its foreseeable social consequences:

(1)        the probable course of population growth, internal migration, and related demographic developments between now and the year 2000;

(2)        the resources in the public sector of the economy that will be required to deal with the anticipated growth in population;

(3)        the ways in which population growth may affect the activities of Federal, State, and local government;

(4)        the impact of population growth on environmental pollution and on the depletion of natural resources; and

(5)        the various means appropriate to the ethical values and principles of this society by which our Nation can achieve a population level properly suited for its environmental, natural resources, and other needs.

STAFF OF THE COMMISSION

Sec. 5. (a) The Commission shall appoint an Executive Director and such other personnel as the Commission deems necessary without regard to the provisions of title 5 of the United States Code governing appointments in the competitive service and shall fix the compensation of such personnel without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 and subtitle II of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification and General Schedule pay rates: Provided, That no personnel so appointed shall receive compensation in excess of the rate authorized for GS-18 by section 5332 of such title.

80 Stat. 378.  5 USC 101 et seq.  80 Stat. 443, 459.

(b)        The Executive Director, with the approval of the Commission, is authorized to obtain services in accordance with the provisions of section 3109 of title 5 of the United States Code, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem equivalent of the rate authorized for GS-18 by section 5332 of such title.

34 F. R 9605.  5UDC 5332 note.  80 Stat. 416.

(c)        The Commission is authorized to enter into contracts with public agencies, private firms, institutions, and individuals for the conduct of research and surveys, the preparation of reports, and other activities necessary to the discharge of its duties.

                          84 STAT.68
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                          84 STAT.69

GOVERNMENT AGENCY COOPERATION

Sec. 6. The Commission is authorized to request from any Federal department or agency any information and assistance it deems necessary to carry out its functions; and each such department or agency is authorized to cooperate with the Commission and, to the extent permitted by law, to furnish such information and assistance to the Commission upon request made by the Chairman or any other member when acting as Chairman.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Sec. 7. The General Services Administration shall provide administrative services for the Commission on a reimbursable basis.

REPORTS OF COMMISSION:

TERMINATION

Sec. 8. In order that the President and the Congress may be kept advised of the progress of its work, the Commission shall, from time to time, report to the President and the Congress such significant findings and recommendations as it deems advisable. The Commission shall submit an interim report to the President and the Congress one year after it is established and shall submit its final report two years after the enactment of this Act. The Commission shall cease to exist sixty days after the date of the submission of its final report.

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

                 84 STAT.69

Sec. 9. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.

Approved March 16, 1970.


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