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Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5032).

1087 S. 5875.

To extend the times for commencing and completing
the construction of a bridge across the Missouri River
at or near Niobrara, Nebr.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5224).

1088 H.R. 4770.

For the relief of Lieut. Timothy J. Mulcahy, Supply
Corps, United States Navy.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on February
28, 1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 4813).

1089

H.R. 9009.
For the relief of Francis Leo Shea.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on February
28, 1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 4813).

1090 H.R. 9285.

To provide for settlement of claims against the
United States on account of property damage, per-
sonal injury, or death.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,

1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5230). 1091 H.R. 10274.

For the relief of Commander Francis James Cleary,
United States Navy.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5218).

1092

H.R. 12339.
Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to grant
a patent a certain lands to Joseph M. Hancock.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on February
28, 1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 4813).

1093 H.R. 13440.

For the relief of Howard P. Milligan.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5219).

1094

H.R. 13981.
To permit the United States to be made a party de-
fendant in certain cases.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 1,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 4956).

1095

H.R. 16345.
Authorizing Frank A. Augsbury, his heirs, legal
representatives, and assigns, to construct and
tain and operate a bridge across the St. Lawrence
River at or near Morristown, N.Y.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the
70th Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3,
1929. The bill was presented to the President on
March 2, 1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5097).

1096 H.R. 16656.

Providing for retired pay for certain members of the
former Life Saving Service (equivalent to retired
pay) granted members of the Coast Guard.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on February
27, 1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 4661).

1097

H.R. 16985.
Authorizing the Uintah, Uncompaghre, and the White
River Bands of the Ute Indians in Utah and Colorado,
and the Southern Ute and the Ute Mountain Bands
of Indians in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico, to
sue in the Court of Claims.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5098).

1098

H.R. 16988.
To legalize the sewer outlet in the Allegheny River at
Thirty-second Street, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 70th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1929.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,
1929. (70 Cong. Rec. 5098).

HERBERT HOOVER

1099

President Hoover vetoed thirty-seven bills, of which
twenty-one were regular vetoes and sixteen were
pocket vetoes. Three were overridden (Nos. 1099,
1112, 1127).
There were no vetoes in the first session of the
Seventy-first Congress.
Seventy-first Congress, Second Session
Regular Vetoes
S. 476.
Granting pensions and increase of pensions to cer-
tain soldiers, sailors, and nurses of the War with
Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the China
Relief Expedition.
Vetoed May 28, 1930. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 155.
(72 Cong. Rec. 9713).
The Senate overrode the veto on June 2, 1930 by
a vote of 61 yeas to 18 nays. (72 Cong. Rec. 9876).
The House overrode the veto on June 2, 1930 by a
vote of 299 yeas to 14 nays. (72 Cong. Rec. 9914).
Veto overridden. (46 Stat. 492; Public Law 71-299).

1100

H.R. 1198.
To authorize the United States to be made a party
defendant in any suit which may be commenced by
the State of Oregon for the determination of the
title to all or any of the lands constituting the beds
of Malheur and Harney Lakes in Harney County,
Oregon and for other purposes.
Vetoed June 6, 1930. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
the Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 445.
(72 Cong. Rec. 10237).
Veto unchallenged

1101

H.R. 2029.
To authorize the coinage of silver 50-cent pieces in
commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of
the Gadsden Purchase.

Vetoed April 21, 1930. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Coinage, Weights & Measures, and printed as H.R.
Doc. No. 354. (72 Cong. Rec. 7360, 7361).
The House sustained the veto on April 22, 1930 by
a vote of 96 yeas to 244 nays. (72 Cong. Rec. 7460).
Veto sustained

1102

H.R. 10381.
To amend the World War Veterans Act, 1924, as
amended.
Vetoed June 26, 1930. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 495.
(72 Cong. Rec. 11827, 11828).
The House sustained the veto on June 26, 1930 by a
vote of 182 yeas to 188 nays. (72 Cong. Rec. 11828).
Veto sustained.
Pocket Vetoes
S. 1909.
To extend the times for commencing and completing
the construction of the bridge across the Rio Grande
at Weslaco, Tex.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of the 71st
Congress during a recess from December 13, 1929
until January 6, 1930. The bill was presented to the
President on December 13, 1929. (72 Cong. Rec.
580).

1103

1104 S. 3853.

For the relief of Alexander M. Procter.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 71st
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 3, 1930.
The bill was presented to the President on July 3,
1930. (72 Cong. Rec. 12438).

1105

H.R. 2782.
For the relief of Elizabeth B. Dayton.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 71st
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 3, 1930.
The bill was presented to the President on July 1,
1930. (72 Cong. Rec. 12265).
Seventy-first Congress, Third Session
Regular Vetoes
S. 3165.
Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to
hear, consider, and report upon a claim of the Choc-
taw and Chickasaw Indian Nations or Tribes for fair
and just compensation for the remainder of the leased
district lands.
Vetoed February 18, 1931. The veto message was laid
before the Senate on February 20, 1931, referred to

1106

the Committee on Indian Affairs, and printed as S. Doc. No. 280. (74 Cong. Rec. 5467).

Veto unchallenged 1107 S.J. Res. 49.

To provide for the national defense by the creation of
a corporation for the operation of the Government
properties at and near Muscle Shoals in the State of
Alabama.
Vetoed March 3, 1931. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 321.
(74 Cong. Rec. 7046-7048).
The Senate sustained the veto on March 3, 1931 by a
vote of 49 yeas to 34 nays. (74 Cong. Rec. 7098).
Veto sustained.

1108 H.R. 1036.

For the relief of Homer N. Horine.
Vetoed February 7, 1921. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 738.
(74 Cong. Rec. 4263).
The House sustained the veto on February 7, 1921 by
a vote of 10 yeas to 278 nays. (74 Cong. Rec. 4264).
Veto sustained.

1109

H.R. 3368.
For the relief of Joseph Marko.
Vetoed February 23, 1931. The veto message was laid
before the House and referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs. (74 Cong. Rec. 5777, 5778).
Veto unchallenged.

1110 H.R. 6997.

To confer to certain persons who served in the Quar-
termaster Corps or under the juridsiction of the Quar-
termaster General during the war with Spain, the
Philippine insurrection, or the China relief expedition
the benefits of hospitalization and the privileges of
the soldiers' homes.
Vetoed February 23, 1931. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 778. (74
Cong. Rec. 5778).
Veto unchallenged.

1111

H.R. 13584.
To amend an act approved May 14, 1926 (44 Stat.
555), entitled “An act authorizing the Chippewa In-
dians of Minnesota to submit claims to the Court of
Claims."
Vetoed February 24, 1931. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-

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