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lic Works, and printed as S. Doc. No. 34. (111 Cong.
Rec. 12669, 12670).
Veto unchallenged.

2232 H.R. 1384.

For the relief of Theodore Zissu.
Vetoed October 20, 1965. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 308. (111
Cong. Rec. 27802).
Veto

unchallenged.

2233 H.R. 1867.

For the relief of Daniel Walter Miles.
Vetoed June 14, 1965. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 204. (111
Cong. Rec. 13679).
Veto unchallenged.

2234 H.R. 2166.

For the relief of Staiman Bros.-Simon Wrecking Co.
Vetoed June 26, 1965. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 211. (111
Cong. Rec. 14845).
Veto

unchallenged.

2235 H.R. 3329.

To incorporate the Youth Councils on Civic Affairs,
and for other purposes.
Vetoed September 10, 1965. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
the District of Columbia, and printed as H.R. Doc.
No. 292. (111 Cong. Rec. 23623).
Veto unchallenged.

2236 H.R. 5902.

For the relief of Cecil Graham.
Vetoed October 4, 1965. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 301. (111
Cong. Rec. 25940, 25941).
Veto unchallenged.

2237 H.R. 8439.

To authorize certain construction at military instal-
lations, and for other purposes.
Vetoed August 21, 1965. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Armed Services, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 272.
(111 Cong. Rec. 21244, 21245).
Veto unchallenged.

Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session

Regular Vetoes 2238 H.R. 2035.

To provide for cost-of-living adjustments in star route
contract prices.
Vetoed July 19, 1966. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Post
Office and Civil Service, and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
460. (112 Cong. Rec. 16265).
Veto unchallenged.

2239

H.R. 6926.
To strengthen the financial condition of the Em-
ployees' Life Insurance Fund created by the Federal
Employees' Group Life Insurance Act of 1954, to
provide certain adjustments in amounts of group life
and group accidental death and dismemberment in-
surance under such Act, and for other purposes.
Vetoed September 12, 1966. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Post Office and Civil Service, and printed as H.R.
Doc. No. 495. (112 Cong. Rec. 22411).
Veto unchallenged.

2240

H.R. 7546.
For the relief of Gilmour C. MacDonald, colonel,
U.S. Air Force (retired).
Vetoed October 10, 1966. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on the
Judiciary, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 520. (112
Cong. Rec. 26051).
Veto

unchallenged.

Pocket Vetoes 2241 S. 1674.

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to make
disposition of geothermal resources, and for other
purposes.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 89th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 22,
1967. The bill was presented to the President on No-
vember 2, 1966. (112 Cong. Rec. 28862-28864).

2242 H.R. 3901.

For the relief of Miss Elisabeth von Oberndorff. Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 89th Congress had adjourned sine die on October 22, 1966. The bill was presented to the President on October 28, 1966. (112 Cong. Rec. 28899, 28905).

2243 H.R. 5688.

Relating to crime and criminal procedure in the Dis-
trict of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 89th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 22,
1966. The bill was presented to the President on Oc-
tober 25, 1966. (i12 Cong. Rec. 28899, 28903,
28904).

2244 H.R. 13955.

To establish the past and present location of a certain portion of the Colorado River for certain purposes. Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 89th Congress had adjourned sine die on October 22, 1966. The bill was presented to the President on October 25, 1966. (112 Cong. Rec. 28900, 28904).

Ninetieth Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 2245 H.R. 162.

To grant the masters of certain U.S. vessels a lien
on those vessels for their wages and for certain
disbursements.
Vetoed December 8, 1967. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Mer-
chant Marine and Fisheries, and printed as H.R. Doc.
No. 196. (113 Cong. Rec. 35754).
Veto unchallenged.

2246 H.R. 11089.

An act to amend title 5, United States Code, to pro-
vide additional group life insurance and accidental
death and dismemberment insurance for Federal
employees, and to strengthen the financial condition
of the Employees' Life Insurance Fund.
Vetoed August 12, 1967. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Post
Office and Civil Service, and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
156. (113 Cong. Rec. 22438).
Veto unchallenged.

Pocket Veto 2247 H.R. 1670.

For the relief of Dr. George H. Edler.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 90th
Congress had adjourned sine die on December 15,
1967. The bill was presented to the President on De-
cember 12, 1967. (113 Cong. Rec. 36504).

Ninetieth Congress, Second Session

Pocket Vetoes 2248 H.R. 159.

To amend title II of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936,
to create an independent Federal Maritime Adminis-
tration, and for other purposes.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 90th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 14,
1968. The bill was presented to the President on Oc-
tober 18, 1968. (114 Cong. Rec. 31373).

2249 H.R. 4939.

For the relief of Joseph H. Bonduki.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 90th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 14,
1968. The bill was presented to the President on Oc-
tober 14, 1968. (114 Cong. Rec. 31372, 31375).

2250 H.R. 5677.

For the relief of Robert L. Miller and Mildred M.
Miller.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 90th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 14,
1968. The bill was presented to the President on Oc-
tober 12, 1968. (114 Cong. Rec. 31154, 31374,
31375).

2251

H.R. 10256.
To render the assertion of land claims by the United
States based upon accretion or avulsion subject to
legal and equitable defense to which private persons
asserting such claims would be subject.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 90th
Congress had adjourned sine die on October 14,
1968. The bill was presented to the President on
October 14, 1968. (114 Cong. Rec. 31372, 31374).

2252 H.R. 10915.

To amend section 202 of the Agricultural Act of
1956.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of the 90th
Congress during a recess from August 2, 1968 until
September 4, 1968. The bill was presented to the
President on July 31, 1968. (114 Cong. Rec. 24845).

RICHARD M. NIXON

President Nixon vetoed forty-three bills, of which
twenty-six were regular vetoes and seventeen were
pocket vetoes. Seven were overridden (Nos. 2255,
2257, 2262, 2267, 2270, 2292, and 2293).
There were no vetoes in the first session of the Ninety-
first Congress.

Ninety-first Congress, Second Session

Regular Vetoes 2253 S. 3637.

To revise the provisions of the Communications Act
of 1934 which relate to political broadcasting.
Vetoed October 12, 1970. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No. 91-109.
(116 Cong. Rec. 36320, 36321).
The Senate sustained the veto on November 23, 1970
by a vote of 58 yeas to 34 nays. (116 Cong. Rec.
38495-38536).
Veto sustained

2254 S. 3867.

To assure opportunities for employment and training
to unemployed and underdeveloped persons, to
assist states and local communities in providing
needed public services.
Vetoed December 16, 1970. The veto message was
laid before the Senate and printed as S. Doc. No.
91-118. (116 Cong. Rec. 41855, 41856).
The Senate sustained the veto on December 21, 1970
by a vote of 48 yeas to 35 nays. (116 Cong. Rec.
43005-43030).
Veto sustained

2255 H.R. 11102.

To amend the provisions of the Public Health Service
Act relating to the construction and modernization of
hospitals and other medical facilities.
Vetoed June 22, 1970. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
91-353. (116 Cong. Rec. 20876, 20877).

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