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WARREN G. HARDING

President Harding vetoed six bills, of which five were
regular vetoes and one was a pocket veto. None was
overridden.
There were no bills vetoed in the first and third
sessions of the Sixty-seventh Congress.

Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session

Regular Vetoes 1043 H.R. 77.

For the consolidation of forest lands within the
Clearwater, St. Joe, and Selway National Forests.
Vetoed March 3, 1922. The veto message was laid
before the House and referred to the Committee on
Public Lands. (62 Cong. Rec. 3368).
Veto unchallenged.

1044 H.R. 6380.

To amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the
Masonic Mutual Relief Association of the District of
Columbia.”
Vetoed January 20, 1922. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
District of Columbia, and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
160. (62 Cong. Rec. 1491).
Veto unchallenged.

1045

H.R. 6679.
To amend section 108 of an act entitled "An act to
codify, revise, and amend the laws relating to the
judiciary,” approved March 3, 1911.
Vetoed December 20, 1921. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee
on the Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
142. (62 Cong. Rec. 668).
Veto unchallenged.

1046 H.R. 10874.

To provide adjusted compensation for veterans of the
World War, and for other purposes.

Vetoed September 19, 1922. The veto message was
laid before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
396. (62 Cong. Rec. 12946, 12947).
The House overrode the veto on September 20, 1922
by a vote of 258 yeas to 54 nays. (62 Cong. Rec.
13004).
The Senate sustained the veto on September 20, 1922
by a vote of 44 yeas to 28 nays. (62 Cong. Rec.
12999, 13000).
Veto sustained.

Pocket Veto 1047 H.R. 10672.

To amend the act of July 24, 1919, entitled “An
act making appropriations for the Department of
Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920.”
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 67th
Congress had adjourned sine die on September 22,
1922. The bill was presented to the President on
September 15, 1922. (September 16, 1922, H. Jour.,
p. 593; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d
sess., p. 42).
Sixty-seventh Congress, Fourth Session

Regular Veto 1048 S. 3275.

Granting pensions for service in the Civil War, the War
with Mexico, and the War of 1812.
Vetoed January 3, 1923. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 281.
(64 Cong. Rec. 1175).
Veto unchallenged.

CALVIN COOLIDGE

President Coolidge vetoed fifty bills, of which twenty were regular vetoes and thirty were pocket vetoes. Four were overridden (Nos. 1051, 1068, 1074, 1076).

Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 1049 S. 5.

Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain
soldiers and sailors of the Civil and Mexican Wars and
to certain widows, former widows, minor children,
and helpless children of said soldiers and sailors, and
to widows of the War of 1812, and to certain Indian
war veterans and widows, and to certain Spanish War
soldiers, and certain named soldiers, and for other
purposes.
Vetoed May 3, 1924. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 103.
(65 Cong. Rec. 7755, 7756).
The Senate sustained the veto on May 13 by a vote of
53 yeas to 28 nays. (65 Cong. Rec. 8422).
Veto sustained.

1050

S. 1898.
To readjust the compensation of postmasters and
reclassify and readjust the salaries and compensa-
tion of employees in the Postal Service.
Vetoed June 7, 1924. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 149.
(65 Cong. Rec. 11127, 11128).
Veto unchallenged.

1051

H.R. 7959.
To provide adjusted compensation for veterans of
the World War, and for other purposes.
Vetoed May 15, 1924. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 281.
(65 Cong. Rec. 8660, 8661).

The House overrode the veto on May 17, 1924 by a
vote of 313 yeas to 78 nays. (65 Cong. Rec. 8813,
8814).
The Senate overrode the veto on May 19, 1924 by a
vote of 59 yeas to 26 nays. (65 Cong. Rec. 8871).
Veto overridden. (43 Stat. 121; Public Law 68-120).

Sixty-eighth Congress, Second Session

Pocket Vetoes 1052 S. 4301.

Authorizing any tribe or band of Indians of California
to submit claims to Court of Claims.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 68th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1925.
The bill was presented to the President on February
25, 1925. (February 26, 1925, S. Jour., p. 277; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).

1053

H.R. 6442.
For the relief of William H. Armstrong.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 68th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1925.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,
1925. (March 2, 1925, H. Jour., p. 373; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).

1054 H.R. 9160.

Authorizing certain Indian tribes and bands or any
of them residing in the State of Washington, to sub-
mit to the Court of Claims certain claims growing
out of treaties, and otherwise.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 68th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1925.
The bill was presented to the President on February
21, 1925. (February 21, 1925, H. Jour., p. 295; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).

H.R. 9343.
To authorize the adjudication of claims of the Chip-
pewa Indians of Minnesota.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 68th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1925.
The bill was presented to the President on February
24, 1925. (February 24, 1925, H. Jour., p. 305; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).
Sixty-ninth Congress, First Session
Regular Vetoes
S. 2338.
Authorizing the President to reappoint Chester A.
Rothwell, formerly a captain of Engineers in the
United States Army, as an officer of Engineers,
United States Army.
Vetoed May 14, 1926. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 111.
(67 Cong. Rec. 9436).
Veto unchallenged.

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1057

S. 4152.
To authorize oil and gas-mining leases upon unal-
lotted lands within the Executive order of the Indian
reservation.
Vetoed July 2, 1926. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 156. (67
Cong. Rec. 12641).
Veto unchallenged.

Pocket Vetoes 1058 S. 3185.

Authorizing certain Indian tribes and bands, or any of
them, residing in the State of Washington, to present
their claims to the Court of Claims.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 69th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 3, 1926. The
bill was presented to the President on June 22, 1926.
(June 23, 1926, S. Jour., p. 527; see also H.R. Doc.
No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).
Note-This veto was the subject of the “Pocket Veto
Case" (279 U.S. 655) which held that the pocket veto
applied at the end of the first session as well as at the
end of a Congress. See also the notes to item numbers
2262 and 2293.

1059 S. 3999.

To provide a parole commission for the District of
Columbia, and for other purposes.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 69th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 3, 1926. The
bill was presented to the President on July 3, 1926.
(July 3, 1926, S. Jour., p. 573; see also H.R. Doc. No.

493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42). 1060 H.R. 534.

To remove the charge of desertion from the record
of Benjamin S. McHenry.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 69th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 3, 1926.
The bill was presented to the President on July 1,
1926. (July 1, 1926, S. Jour., p. 559; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 42).

1061 H.R. 5218.

To carry into effect the twelfth article of the treaty between the United States and the Shawnee Indians, proclaimed October 14, 1868.

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