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February 13, 1958
[H, Con. Res. 266]

Ante, p. A7.

REENROLLMENT OF H. R. 8038 Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the President of the United States is hereby requested to return to the House of Representatives the enrolled bill (H. R. 8038), for the relief of Margie C. Stewart; that if and when such bill is returned by the President, the action of the Speaker of the House of Representatires and of the President of the Senate in signing such bill is hereby rescinded; and that the Clerk of the House of Representatives is hereby authorized and directed, in the reenrollment of such bill, to make the following changes : On page 1, line 9 of the House engrossed bill, strike out“, such compensation to be paid at the rate received on the date of removal less any amounts earned by her through other employment during such period or paid to her as unemployment compensation":

Passed February 13, 1958.

Senate document.

February 19, 1958 (s. Con. Res. 28)

WATER RESOURCES OF COLUMBIA RIVER

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Printing as That there shall be printed as a Senate document a compilation of

materials relating to legislative and administrative action of the Federal and State governments in connection with the development of the water resources of the Columbia River and its tributaries. Such compilation shall be prepared under the direction and supervision of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

SEC. 2. There shall be printed five thousand additional copies of such Senate document, of which one thousand copies shall be bound in cloth and four thousand copies shall be bound in paper. One-half of such additional copies shall be for the use of the Senate Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and one-half of such additional copies shall be for the itse of the House (Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Agreed to February 19, 1958.

February 19, 1958 (s. Con. Res. 57] JOINT COMMITTEE ON WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN PROBLEMS

Resolved by the Senate (the house of Representatives concurring),

That the Joint Committee on Washington Metropolitan Problems as 71 Stat. B50, authorized by House Concurrent Resolution 172, agreed to August 29,

1957, is hereby authorized to make expenditures from February 1, 1958, through January 31, 1959, which shall not exceed $80,000, to be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the joint committee.

Agreed to February 19, 1958.

February 24, 1958 [S. Con. Res. 66)

Ante, p. A7.

CORRECTION OF S. 1805 Resolved by the Senate (the Ilouse of Representatives concurring), That in the enrollment of the bill (S. 1805) for the relief of Acme Bag and Burlap Company and others, the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to make the following corrections, namely, on page 5, in lines 1 and 2 of the engrossed bill, strike out "No part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof” and in lieu thereof insert: “Not more than 10 per centum of any payment provided for by this Act"; and

page 5, line 4, strike out "this claim” and in lieu thereof insert "the claim for which such payment is made".

Agreed to February 24, 1958.

On

March 6, 1958 UNKNOWN AMERICANS OF WORLD WAR II AND KOREAN CONFLICT (H. Con. Res. 242]

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the rotunda of the United States Capitol may be used from May

Capitol rotunda.

Remains of un28, 1958, through May 30, 1958, both dates inclusive, for the remains known Americans. of the unknown American of the Second World War and of the unknown American of the Korean conflict to lie in state, and for appropriate proceedings and ceremonies in connection therewith.

Passed March 6, 1958.

March 6, 1958 [H, Con. Res. 246)

Printing of additional copies.

“FOREIGN TRADE POLICYResolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, two thousand additional copies of the compendium of papers entitled “Foreign Trade Policy-Compendium of Papers on United States Foreign Trade Policy Collected by the Staff for the Subcommittee on Foreign Trade Policy of the Committee on Ways and Means".

Passed March 6, 1958.

March 14, 1958 (H. Con. Res. 226)

NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
Whereas the Congress of the United States has recognized the vital

educational and cultural role of libraries in the United States by the enactment of the Library Services Act, approved June 19, 1956; and Whereas the Library Services Act is now in operation in forty-three

of the forty-eight States as a means of finding ways of bringing adequate public library service to some twenty-seven million Americans, largely in rural areas, hitherto without such service or with totally inadequate service; and Whereas State and local governments, professional associations, and

citizen's groups recognize that much remains to be done to improve the availability of the full resources of the printed word to all of our people for education, self-improvement, cultural advancement, and fulfilling the responsibilities of citizens in a democracy; and Whereas the National Book Committee and the American Library

Association, in cooperation with numerous other citizens' organiza-
tions, business and professional groups, and voluntary associations,
have designated the week of March 16-22, 1958, as the first National

Library Week; and
Whereas National Library Week will increase support for libraries

from the highest levels of leadership in the civic, economic, profes-
sional, and cultural life of the United States; will expose the need
for the extension and improvement of school and public library serv-
ices; will offer opportunities for librarians to work more closely with
newspaper, magazine, and advertising executives in broadening the
use of printed materials; will attract wider public attention to
library services through features in national media; and will pro-
mote prestige for reading itself by showing the vital role the printed

brary Week.

word can play in the fun of reading aloud in the family, the rewards of reading as a leisure-time activity, and the contribution of reading to career advancement: Therefore be it

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), National Li. That the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation

designating the seven-day period beginning on March 16, 1958, and ending on March 22, 1958, both dates inclusive, as “National Library Week”, and calling upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies.

Passed March 14, 1958.

March 19, 1958 [S, Con. Res. 68]

Public works.

Acceleration of construction.

ACCELERATION OF PUBLIC WORKS Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That since there is substantial unemployment in many areas of the country; since some of the productive facilities of our econo idle and many are only partially utilized; since permitting an economic downturn to continue unchecked makes it less responsive to corrective action; and since there are many authorized and urgently needed civil construction projects for which substantial appropriations have already been made;

It is hereby declared to be the sense of the Congress that all such construction programs for which funds have been appropriated should be accelerated to the greatest practicable extent so as to achieve the desirable objectives of reducing unemployment, putting our productive facilities to fuller use, and moving forward the date of completion of these projects which will contribute greatly to enhanced national productivity and continued economic growth and prosperity.

The Congress commends the President and the executive agencies for such action as they have taken to accelerate these programs.

Agreed to March 19, 1958.

March 19, 1958 [S, Con. Res. 69)

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Military instal. That since there is substantial unemployment in many areas of the Acceleration of country; since some of the productive facilities of our economy are construction.

idle and many are only partially utilized; since permitting an economic downturn to continue unchecked makes it less responsive to corrective action; and since there are many authorized and urgently needed military construction projects for which substantial appropriations have already been made;

It is hereby declared to be the sense of the Congress that all such military construction programs for which funds have been appropriated should be accelerated to the greatest practicable extent so as to achieve the desirable objectives of reducing unemployment, putting our productive facilities to fuller use, and moving forward the date of completion and availability of these projects which are vital to our national defense.

The Congress commends the President and the executive agencies for such action as they have taken to accelerate these programs.

Agreed to March 19, 1958.

March 27, 1958 [H, Con. Res. 303]

ADJOURNMENT
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
That when the two Houses adjourn on Thursday, April 3, 1958, they
stand adjourned until 12 o'clock meridian, Monday, April 14, 1958.

Passed March 27, 1958.

March 28, 1958 [S. Con. Res. 64)

Maria Sanford, statue.

Acceptance,

STATUE OF MARIA SANFORD IN STATUARY HALL Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the statue of Maria Sanford, presented by the State of Minnesota, to be placed in the Statuary Hall collection, is accepted in the name of the United States, and that the thanks of the Congress be tendered said State for the contribution of the statue of one of its most eminent citizens, illustrious for her leadership in education; and be it further

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions, suitably engrossed and duly authenticated, be transmitted to the Governor of Minnesota.

Agreed to March 28, 1958.

statue.

March 28, 1958 STATUE OF MARIA SANFORD IN CAPITOL ROTUNDA

[S. Con. Res. 65) Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Minnesota Statehood Centennial Commission of the State Maria Sanford, of Minnesota is hereby authorized to place temporarily in the rotunda of the Capitol a statue of the late Maria Sanford, of Minnesota, and to hold ceremonies in the rotunda on said occasion; and the Architect of the Capitol is hereby authorized to make the necessary arrangements therefor.

Agreed to March 28, 1958.

March 31, 1958 [S, Con. Res. 75)

Ante p. 82.

REENROLLMENT OF S. 2120
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring),
That the President of the United States is requested to return to the
Senate the enrolled bill (S. 2120) to authorize the Secretary of the
Interior to construct, rehabilitate, operate, and maintain the lower
Rio Grande rehabilitation project, Texas, Mercedes division.

If and when the said bill is returned by the President, the action of the Presiding Officers in signing same shall be deemed rescinded, and the Secretary of the Senate is authorized and directed, in the reenrollment of said bill, to make the following correction:

In line 2 of section 3 of the House engrossed amendment, after the words "to lands”, insert “in this project”.

Agreed to March 31, 1958.

April 3, 1958 (H, Con. Res. 305]

Printing of hearings.

“GENERAL REVENUE REVISION OF 1958" Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, four thousand additional copies of the general revenue revision hearings entitled “General Revenue Revision of 1958".

Passed April 3, 1958.

April 17, 1958
(S. Con. Res. 77)

FEDERAL LEGISLATURE OF THE WEST INDIES
Whereas it is the policy of the Government of the United States to

favor the orderly evolution of peoples and nations to self-determina-
tion throughout the world; and
Whereas the people of the United States support the concept that other

peoples should have an opportunity freely to choose their own destiny under circumstances which will enable them to assume and

maintain an equal station among the nations of the world; and Whereas The West Indies is comprised of those islands of Jamaica,

Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, Dominica, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anquilla, and Montserrat, having an area of more than eight thousand square miles and a population of over three million; and Whereas the United Kingdom by order in Council, July 31, 1937,

provided for the establishment of The West Indies (Federation)

and Whereas the Federal Legislature of The West Indies will be officially

convened for the first time at Port of Spain, Trinidad, The West Indies, on April 22, 1958: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), The West Indies. That the Congress of the United States extends its most cordial greetGreetings from

ings to the Federal Legislature of The West Indies on this historic occasion, and expresses the earnest hope that the Federal Legislature and the people of The West Indies will enjoy continuing success in their new status, and reaffirms the friendship of the United States for the people of The West Indies.

Agreed to April 17, 1958.

U. S.

ings.

April 30, 1958 (s. Con. Řes. 71)

STATUE OF MARIA L. SANFORD Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Printing of pred That the proceedings at the presentation, dedication, and acceptance

of the statue of Maria L. Sanford, to be presented on November 12, 1958, by the State of Minnesota in the rotunda of the Capitol, together with appropriate illustrations and other pertinent matter, shall be printed as a Senate document. The copy for such Senate document shall be prepared under the supervision of the Joint Committee on Printing

SEC. 2. There shall be printed five thousand additional copies of such Senate document, which shall be bound in such style as the Joint Committee on Printing shall direct, and of which one hundred copies shall be for the use of the Senate and one thousand nine hundred copies shall be for the use of the Members of the Senate from the State of Minnesota, and five hundred copies shall be for the use of the House of Representatives and two thousand five hundred copies shall be for the use of the Members of the House of Representatives from the State of Minnesota.

Agreed to April 30, 1958.

April 30, 1958 [H, Con. Res. 308)

"TRADE AGREEMENTS EXTENSION ACT OF 1958"

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), Printing of That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Ways and additional coples. Means, House of Representatives, four thousand additional copies of

the hearings entitled “Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1958“.

Passed April 30, 1958.

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