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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION, SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

Joint committee cre

INVESTIGATION OF DIRIGIBLE DISASTERS

April 20, 1933.

[H.Con. Res., No. 15.] Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), Investigation of dirThat there is hereby created a joint committee to consist of five

igible disasters. Members of the Senate to be appointed by the President of the Senate ated. and five Members of the House of Representatives to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. The committee shall select its own chairman.

Such committee is hereby authorized and directed to investigate Duties. the cause, or causes of the wreck of the Navy dirigible Akron and the wrecks of other Army and Navy dirigibles, to fix responsibility for the same, to inquire generally into the question of the utility of dirigibles in the military and naval establishments, and to make Report and recom.

mendations. recommendations to the Senate and House of Representatives with respect to the future use of dirigibles for military or naval purposes. The committee shall report to the Senate and House of Representatives as soon as practicable the results of its investigations, together with its recommendations.

For the purpose of this resolution the committee, or any duly Powers conlørred. authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold hearings, to Hearings, etc. sit and act at such times and places during the sessions or recesses of the present Congress, to employ such experts, clerical, steno- Personal services. graphic, and other assistants, to require by subpoena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, Testimony. and documents, to administer such oaths and affirmations, to take testimony, to have such printing and binding done, and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable, not exceeding $5,000, onehalf of said amount to be paid out of the contingent fund of the coursesunds Senate and one-half out of the contingent fund of the House.

Subpænas shall be issued under the signature of the chairman of Serving subponas. the committee and shall be served by any person designated by him. The provisions of sections 102, 103, and 104 of the Revised Statutes

secs. 102-104, shall be applicable to any person summoned as a witness under the authority of this resolution in the same manner as such provisions are applicable to any person summoned as a witness in the case of an inquiry before a committee of either House.

Passed, April 20, 1933.

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AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ACT

May 10, 1933.

TH.Con. Res. No. 18.) Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That magticultural Adjustin the enrollment of the bill (H.R. 3835) to relieve the existing national Ante, p. 31. economic emergency by increasing agricultural purchasing power, to mento, directed raise revenue for extraordinary expenses incurred by reason of such emergency, to provide emergency relief with respect to agricultural indebtedness, to provide for the orderly liquidation of joint-stock

Correction in enrollAnte, p. 35.

land banks, and for other purposes, the Clerk of the House is authorized and directed to strike out the word “basic” where it appears in subsection (3) of section 8.

Passed, May 10, 1933.

June 13, 1933.

THE CONSTITUTION AND DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
[S.Con. Res. No. 2.)
The Constitution and
Declaration of Inde-

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That pendence.

the Constitution of the United States, as amended to April 1, 1933, Printing ortides sena to together with the Declaration of Independence, be printed as : document ordered.

Senate document, with an index, in such form and style as may be Distribution. directed by the Joint Committee on Printing, and that three thousand

five hundred additional copies be printed, of which one thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate and two thousand five hundred copies for the use of the House of Representatives.

Passed, June 13, 1933.

June 13, 1933.

BANKING ACT OF 1933 TH.Con. Res. No. 23.) Banking Act of 1933. Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That

. Corrections in enroll- the Clerk of the House of Representatives is authorized and directed, ment of, directed.

in the enrollment of the bill (H.R. 5661) entitled “An Act to provide for the safer and more effective use of the assets of banks, to regulate interbank control, to prevent the undue diversion of funds into speculative operations, and for other purposes”, to make the following

necessary changes in the language of the bill: Ante, p. 179.

In the first sentence of the second paragraph of subsection (y) of section 12B (added by the bill to the Federal Reserve Act, as amended), insert after “State bank” and before the parenthesis the words ", which term shall also include all banking institutions located in the District of Columbia"; and in the same sentence, strike out “State authority" and insert "authority".

In the seventh paragraph of subsection (1) of such section 12B, after “Corporation" insert a comma and “or a member of the Fund provided for in subsection (y).

In the last paragraph of such subsection (y), strike out the word "title" and insert in lieu thereof the word "section". Passed, June 13, 1933.

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June 16, 1933

ADJOURNMENT (H.Con. Res. No. 24.)

Adjournment of Con- Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That gress, June 16, 1933.

the two Houses of Congress shall adjourn on Friday, the 16th day of June 1933, and that when they adjourn on said day they stand adjourned sine die.

Passed, June 16, 1933.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION, SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

JOINT MEETING

January 3, 1934.

(H.Con. Res., No. 25.] Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the two Houses of Congress assemble in the Hall of the House Joint meeting of the

two Houses to receive of Representatives on Wednesday, the 3d day of January 1934, at communications from 1:30 o'clock in the afternoon, for the purpose of receiving such com- the President. munications as the President of the United States shall be pleased to make to them.

Passed, January 3, 1934.

January 27, 1934. (H. Con. Res., No. 27.)

UNITED STATES ROANOKE COLONY COMMISSION

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), United States RoeThat the House concurrent resolution of the Seventy-second Congress sion. establishing the United States Roanoke Colony Commission is con- extended

Time for report of tinued in full force and effect during the Seventy-third Congress, and, Vol. 47, p. 1782,

amended. as continued, section 2 of such resolution is amended by striking out “1934" and inserting in lieu thereof "1937."

Passed, January 27, 1934.

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DAM CONSTRUCTION, YAQUINA BAY

March 5, 1934.

(8.Con. Res., No. 10.) Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby, authorized

construction, and directed, in the enrollment of the bill (S. 1759) “To extend the time for the construction of dams and dikes in Lincoln County, relating to, ordered? Oregon, to prevent the flow of waters of Yaquina Bay and River Ante, p. 398. into Nute’s Slough, Boones Slough, and sloughs connected therewith”, to correct an error by striking out, in line 1, of the House engrossed amendment, the words "June 13” and inserting in lieu thereof “June 17".

Passed, March 5, 1934.

CENTENNIAL OF DEATH OF GENERAL LAFAYETTE

March 20, 1934. (H.Con. Res., No. 28.)

Centennial of death of General Lafayette.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there is hereby established a special joint congressional committee to be composed of five Members of the Senate, to be appointed special joint commitby the President of the Senate and five Members of the House of tee on arrangements to

be appointed. Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, which shall make appropriate arrangements for the commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the death Post, p. 1476. of General Lafayette, occurring on May 20, 1934.

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Committee organiza. Sec. 2. The committee shall select a chairman from among its tion, dissolution, etc.

members. Any vacancy occurring in the membership of the committee shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made. The committee shall cease to exist upon making its

report as hereinafter provided. Acceptance of con- Sec. 3. The committee is authorized to accept and make use of tributions authorized. Report thereof. contributions for carrying out the purposes of this resolution and

shall file with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives a report with respect to amounts so received and expended.

Passed, March 20, 1934.

March 27, 1934.

ALASKA PROHIBITION REPEAL (8.Con. Res., No. 11.)

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Alaska prohibition That the President is requested to return to the Senate the bill (S.

Return of bill rela- 2729, Seventy-third Congress, second session) to repeal an Act of tive to, requested. Ante, p. 583.

Congress entitled "An Act to prohibit the manufacture or sale of alcoholic liquors in the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes”, approved February 14, 1917, and for other purposes.

Passed, March 27, 1934.

Ante, p. 583.
Vol. 39, p. 903.

April 5, 1934.

ALASKA PROHIBITION REPEAL (8.Con. Res., No. 12.]

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Alaska prohibition That the action of the Vice President and of the Speaker of the House Reenrollment of bill of Representatives in signing the enrolled bill (S. 2729) entitled “An concerning.

Act to repeal an Act of Congress entitled 'An Act to prohibit the manufacture or sale of alcoholic liquors in the Territory of Alaska, and for other purposes', approved February 14, 1917, and for other purposes”, be rescinded, and that in the reenrollment of such bill the

last proviso of section 1 reading as follows: "Provided, That the Proviso.

Governor of the Territory of Alaska, from and after the passage and Granting pardons.

approval of this Act, shall have the power and authority to grant pardons to persons theretofore convicted of violations of the aforesaid Act of February 14, 1917.", be stricken out.

Passed, April 5, 1934.

April 12, 1934.

FEES IN NATURALIZATION PROCEEDINGS H.Con. Res., No. 35.)

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), Naturalization fees. That the President is requested to return to the House of Representa3521) relating to, re- tives the bill (H.R. 3521, Seventy-third Congress, second session) quested. Ante, p. 597.

entitled “An Act to reduce certain fees in naturalization proceedings, and for other purposes”, for the purpose of correcting an error in said bill.

Passed, April 12, 1934.

INVESTIGATION OF AIR- AND OCEAN-MAIL CONTRACTS

April 25, 84. 18.Con. Res., No. 13.)

Investigation of air

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Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That, in accordance with paragraph 3 of section 2 of the Printing and Vocean inai Act, approved March 1, 1907, the Special Committee on Air and tracts.

Additional copies of Ocean Mail Contracts of the Senate be, and is hereby, empowered testimony, ordered to have printed one thousand five hundred additional copies of each printed and all parts of the testimony taken before said special committee 0.8.c., p. 1423. during the Seventy-third Congress in connection with its investigation of air-mail and ocean-mail contracts.

Passed, April 25, 1934.

Vol. 34, p. 1012.

Preamble.

LEGISLATIVE APPROPRIATION ACT, 1935.

May 2, 1934.

(8.Con. Res., No. 14.] Whereas H.R. 8617, the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1935, Legislative Appro

passed by the House on March 22, 1934, contains a provision on page 9, beginning in line 12 and extending down to and including a part of line 17, as follows: "For expenses of inquiries and investigations ordered by the Inquiries and inves

tigations, Senate. Senate, including compensation to stenographers of committees, at Ante, p. 824, such rate as may be fixed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, but not exceeding 25 cents per hundred words, $144,455”; and Whereas the Senate adopted an amendment (number 21) to the fore

going provision, as follows: On page 9, line 17, strike out “$144,455" and insert: “$268,955, of which $150,000 shall be for the fiscal year

1934"; and Whereas the conferees, in their report on the said bill, which was

adopted by both Houses, recommended that the House recede from its disagreement to the said amendment and agree to the same, said amendment therefore not being subject to further amendment;

and Whereas the joint resolution (H.J.Res. 332) to provide appropriations tain public services.

to meet urgent needs in certain public services, and for other Ante, p. 820. purposes, passed by the House on April 26, 1934, was amended by the Senate by inserting on page 1, after line 6, certain language, of Language inserted. which the following is a part:

SENATE “For expenses of inquiries and investigations ordered by the Senate, including compensation to stenographers of committees, at such rate as may be fixed by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate, but not exceeding 25 cents per hundred words, fiscal year 1934, $150,000”; and Whereas the foregoing amendment is a duplication of the appropria

tion of $150,000 for the fiscal year 1934, as contained in the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1935: Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That in the event the Senate amendment to the foregoing joint resolution (H.J.Res. 332) is agreed to by the House of Representatives, and the existing differences of the two Houses on certain amendments of the Senate to the bill, H.R. 8617, the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1935, are adjusted, the Clerk of the House of Representatives be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, in the enrollment of the said bill, H.R. 8617, to insert, in lieu of the language contained in said Senate amendment numbered 21, the following: “$118,955".

Passed, May 2, 1934.

Correction in enrollment directed.

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