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HOUSE RESOLUTION 371
Resolved, That the hearing held before the Committee on the Judiciary, Sixty-eighth Congress, first session, on the proposed child labor amendments to the Constitution of the United States be printed as a House document, and that 2,000 additional copies be printed for the use of the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Passed the House of Representatives December 18, 1924.
HARRY J. HUNT,
Chief Bill Clerk, House of Representatives.
30, 58, 261
Memorandum submitted by Mrs. Emily Newell Blair, vice chairman
Mrs. Kate B. Johnson, chairman State Child Welfare Commission
Gibbs, Mrs. Rufus M., Federation of Democratic Women_
Hayne, Dr. James A., statement of___
Holloway, Mrs. R. R., Women's Constitutional League of Maryland_
Jones, Mr. Willis R., attorney, Baltimore, Md_.
Kilbreth, Miss Mary G., Woman Patriot Publishing Co--
Lovejoy, Owen R., executive secretary National Child Labor Committee,
Regan, Miss Agnes G., executive secretary National Council of Cath-
PROPOSED CHILD LABOR AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY,
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
The committee met at 10 o'clock a. m., George S. Graham (chairman) presiding.
The CHAIRMAN. This is a hearing on House Joint Resolution 66, giving Congress the power to prohibit the labor of persons under the age of 18 years and to prescribe the conditions of such labor, and on all similar resolutions now pending before the committee. If there is no objection, all of the resolutions on this subject will be printed as an appendix hereto.
Mr. Frothingham, you want to go away, so we will hear you first. STATEMENT OF HON. LOUIS A. FROTHINGHAM, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM MASSACHUSETTS
Mr. FROTHINGHAM. Unfortunately, I have a meeting of my committee at 10 o'clock. There are numerous others here to go into this subject in detail; so if it will not inconvenience you, I will say a few words only.
All these measures have the same object in view; they differ somewhat in wording. The idea is to enable Congress to have authority through a constitutional amendment to get uniform legislation. Other methods have been tried without success. As a rule I do not