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85TH CONGRESS

1st SESSION

H. RES. 212

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MARCH 25, 1957 Mr. BURDICK submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the

Committee on Rules

RESOLUTION 1 Resolved, That there is hereby created a select commit2 tee to be composed of ten members of the House of Repre3 sentatives to be appointed by the Speaker, one of whom he 4 shall designate as chairman, and not more than five of whom 5 shall be of the same political party. Any vacancy occurring 6 in the membership of the committee shall be filled in the 7 same manner in which the original appointment was made.

8

The committee is authorized and directed to conduct a

9 full and complete investigation and study of the use of 10 chemicals and other additives in food, medicine, and bever

11 ages, with a view to ascertaining what deleterious effects

12 such chemicals and additives have on human life and health..

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1 For the purpose of carrying out this resolution the 2 committee, or any subcommittee thereof authorized by the 3 committee to hold hearings, is authorized to sit and act dur4 ing the present Congress at such times and places within 5 the United States, including any Territory, Commonwealth, 6 or possession thereof, whether the House is in session, has

recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings and to

require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testi9 mony of witnesses and the production of such food products, 10 medicines and beverages, and such books, records, corre11 spondence, memorandums, papers, and documents relating 12 thereto, as it deems necessary; except that neither the com13 mittee vor any subcommittee thereof may sit in the District 14 of Columbia while the House is meeting unless special leave

15 to sit shall have been obtained from the House. Subpenas

16 may be issued under the signature of the chairman of the 17 committee or any member of the committee designated by 18 him, and may be served by any person designated by such

19 chairman or member.

20

The committee shall report to the House (or to the

21 Clerk of the House if the House is not in session) as soon

22 as practicable during the present Congress the results of 23 its investigation and study, together with such recommenda

24 tions as it deems advisable.

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That a select committee be appointed to conduct

a full and complete investigation and study
of the use of chemicals and other additives
in food and medicine, and beverages with a
view to ascertaining what deleterious effects
such chemicals have on human life and
health.

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1957
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-HOUSE

4335 the Committee on Gorernment Operations for other purposes; to the Committee on works for the District of Columbia to furnish pertaining to avallability of power to public Armed Services,

evidence of Nnancial responsibility for the preference customers from Central Valley H, R. 6298. A bil to dene the term "Ill. protection of third persons not parties to the project; without amendment (Rept. No. 218). tary service" in the Civil Service Retirement contract; to the Committee on the District Referred to the Committee of the whole Act, as amended; to the Committee on Post of Columbia. House on the State of the Union. Omice and Civil Servico.

H. R. 6312. A bill to amend section 201 (1) Min GREEN of Oregon: Joint Committee H. R. 6299. A bil relating to withholding of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938. * on the Disposition of Executive Papers (H. for State employee retirement, disability, and amended, relative to the terms of once of Rept. No. 219). Report on the disposition of death beneät system purposes, on the com- Board members; to the Committee on Inter. certain papers of sundry executive depart. pensation of certain clvillan employees of the state and Foreign Commerce. menis Ordered to be printed. National Guard and the Air National Guard;

By Mr. HEMPHILL: LL. SPENCE: Committee on Banking and to the Committee on Ways and Means.

H. R. 6313. A bill to reorganize the civil Currency. H. R. 5603. A bil to provide for By Mr. BYRD:

defense functions of the Federal Govern. the conveyance of certain property under tho H. R. 6300. A bill to regulate the foreigament, to establish a Federal Department of jurisdiction of the Housing and Home Fi. commerce of the United States by establish- Civil Defense, and for other purposes; to the cance Administrator w the State of Louis- ing Import quotas under specided conditions, Committee on Government Operations ana; with amendment (Rept. No. 220). 'Re

and for other purposes; to the Committee on H. R. 6314. A bill to provide for the issuTerred to the Committee of the Whole House Ways and Means.

ance of a special postage stamp to come on the State of the Union.

H. R. 6301. A bul to amend the Railroad memorate the 100th anniversary of the ocMr. SPENCE: Committee on Banking and Retirement Act of 1937, the Railroad Retire

cupancy of the Chambers in the House Wing Currency. H. R, 4136. A bill to extend the ment Tax Act, and the Rallroad Uncmploy of the United States Capitol; to the comperiod within which Export-Import Bank of ment Insurance Act, so as to provide increases mittee on Post Office and Civil Service. Washington may make loans; without in benefits, and for other purposes; to tho

By Mr. HIESTAND: amendment (Rept. No. 221). Referred to Committee on Interstate and Foreign Com- H. R. 6315. A bill to provide for a national the Committee of the whole House on the merce.

cemetery in the vicinity of Los Angeles, la State of the Onion.

By Mr. CHENOWETA:

the State of Callfornia; to the Committee on H. R. 6302. A bill to amend Public Law 815, Interior and Insular Alain 81st Congress, in order to provide elementary

By Mrs. KEE: PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS and secondary school facilities at the United H. R. 6316. A bill to amend the Feden Under clause 4 of rule XXII, public

States All Force Academy; to the Committee Property and Administrative Services Act of on Education and Labor.

1949 to permit the donation of surplus propbills and resolutions were introduced and

By Mr. COFFIN:

erty to volunteer fre-fighting organizations, severally referred as follows:

H. R. 6303. A bill to amend the Soll Bank volunteer reserve services, Equads, and Arste By Mr. ABBITT:

Act to permit payments under the conserva- ald crews; to the Committee on Government H. R. 6288. A bill to increase the carry- tion reserve program with respect to land Operations. orer allowance for peanuts; to the Com. suitable for crops on which trees will be H. R. 6317. A bill to provide that veterans mittee on Agriculture.

planted; to the Committee ou Agriculture. may accrue educational benefits under the ..By Mr. AUCHINCLOSS:

By Mr. COOPER:

Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of HR. 6289. A bill to amend the Agricul- H. R. 6304. A bill to make permanent the 1952 and Public Law 894. 81st Congresi, tural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as existing privilege of free Importation of gifts until individuals may no longer be Inducted amerded, to include cranberries for canning from members of the Armed Forces of the for training and service in the Armed or freezing: to the Committee on Agriculture, United States on duty abroad, and for other Forces, and for other purposes; to the Com. By Mr. BENTLEY:

purposes; to the Committee on Ways and mittee on Veterans' Adairt. A. R. 6290. A bil to amend the Agricu. Means.

By Mrs. HARDEN: tural Act of 1956 (70 Stat. 202) to provide

By Mr. REED:

H. R. 6-18. A bill to prohibit discriminsdonations of surplus food commodities to H. R. 6305. A buļ to make permanent the tion on account of sex in the payment of State and local penal institutions; to the existing privilege of free importation of gifts wages by employers having employees enCommittee on Agriculture.

irom members of the Armed Forces of tho gaged in commerce or in the production of Ey Mr. BOW:

United States on duty abroad, and for other goods for commerce, and to provide pro# R. 6291. A bill to create a Supply and purposes; to the Committee on Ways and cedures for assisting employees in collecting Service Administration as a department in Means.

wages lost by reason of any such discrimthe Department of Defense, and for other By Mr. DAVIS of Georgia:

ination; to the Committee on Education and purposes; to the Committee on Armed Serv- H. R. 6306. A bin to amend the act entitled Labor. ice "An act authorizing and directing the Com

By Mrs. KNUTSON: HR. 6292. A buli to amend section 602 of missioners of the District of Columbia to con. H. R. 6319. A bill to amend the Federal the Federal Property and Administrativo struct two four-lane bridges to replaco the Crop Insurance Act, as amended, to provide Services Act of 1949 with respect to the uti. existing Fourtcenth Street or Highway Bridge for administration by farmer committee. lization and disposal of excess and surplus across the Potomac River, and for other pur- men and improve application of the cropproperty under the control of executive poses": to the Committee on the District of Insurance program in drought and otber agencles; to the Committee on Government Columbia

disaster areas, and for otber purposes; to Operat!ons.

By Mrs. DWYER:

the Committee on Agriculturo. HR. 6293. A blu to establish a Federal H. R. 6307. A bill to prohibit discrimination H. R. 6320. A bill to amend section & (b) policy concerning the termination, limita. on account of sex in the payment of wages of the Soll Conservation and Domestic Altion, or establishment of business-type oper• by employers having employees engaged in lotment Act, as amended, to provide for ations of the Government which may be

commerce or in the production of goods for Administration of farm programs by democonducted in competition with private enter

commerce, and to provide procedures for cratically elected farmer committeemen; to prise, and for other purposes; to the Com.

assisting employees in collecting wages lost the Committee on Agriculture. mittee on Government Operations.

by reason of any such discrimination; to the H. R. 6321. A bil to provide for prico E R. 6294. A till to amend section 207 of Committee on Education and Labor.

reporting and research with respect to forthe Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946,

By Mr. GRIFFIN:

est products; to the Committee on Agricul. to provide that the Boards for the Correction

A. R. 6308. A bill to amend the Federal

turo. of Military or Naval Records shall give con

Employees' Compensation Act, as amended, By Mr. LAIRD: sideration to satisfactory evidence relating

to provide for judicial review of compensa- H. R. 6322. A bill to provide that the data to good character and conduct in clvillan tion orders, and for other purposes; to the

for submission of plan for future control life after discharge or dismissal in deterCommittee on Education and Labor.

of property and transfer of the trust prope mising whether or not to correct certain dis.

By Mr. GUBSER:

erty of the Menominee Tribe shall be docharges and dismissals, and for other pur.

A. R. 6309. A bil to establish a permanent layed: to the Committee on Interior and poses; to the Committee on Armed Services. Commission on Organization of the Execu. Insular Alar. By Mr. BROOKS of Louisiana: tive Branch of the Government; to the com.

By Mr. LANDRUN: 8. R. 6295. A bill to provide for the trans- mittee on Government Operations.

H. R. 6323. A bill to amend the Fair Labor Ter between components of exempt or de- H. R. 6310. A bill to provide that an India Standards Act of 1938, as amended, to ro ferred persons without loss of such exemp

vidual's scrvice on vessels of the Army strict its application in certain overseas tion or delerment;. to the Committeo on Transport Service during World War II, ir areas, and for other purposes; to the ComArmed Services

insuficient for a civil service retirement mittee on Education and Labor. H. R. 6296. A bill to proride for periods of annuity. shall in certain cases constituto

By Mr. MCCORMACK: en!!stment and reenlistment in the Army "employment" for social security purposes K. R. 6324. A bill to extend the provisions Na:!cnal Guard and Alr National Guard, and upon payment of the applicablo employment of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May for other purposes; to the Committee on taxes; to the Committee on Ways and Means. 29, 1930, as amended, and tho Federal EmArmed Services

By Mr. HARRIS:

ployees' Group Life Insuranco Act of 1954 to A R. 6297. A bill to proride for the organ. H. R. 6311. A bill to require persons con. members of the Capitol gulde force; to the ization of the National Guard Bureau, and tracting to consiruct public buildings and Committee on Post once and Civil Service.

4336
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD — HOUSE

March 25 By Mr. MCINTIRE:

ment la taterest on loans guaranteed under Fall River, to the Committee on Wags and H. R. 6325. A bill to amend the Soul Bank such act; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Act to permit payments under the conserva- Wenn

Also, memorial of the Legislature of the tion reserve program with respect to land By Mr. SIMPSON of Pennsylvania: State of Nebraska, memorializing the Prendsuitable for crops on which trees will be H. R 6340. A bih to encourage equity 10., dent and the Congress of the United States planted; to the Committee on Agriculture. vestments through tax incentives, and for that the Federal Government refrain from By Mr. MCINTOSH;

other purposes; to the Committee on Wags enacting new grant-ald programs and reH. R. 6326. A bli to amend the Internal and Means

examine all such existing programs and end Revenue Code of 1954 to allow & deduction By W. WATTS:

or reduce their costs wherever possible, to from gross Income for certain amounts pald AR 6341. A bou to remove inequitias the committee on Appropriations by a teacher for his further education; to created by, and to avoid discrimination from the Committee on Ways and Means.

the administrative practices and enforce By Mr. MCYEY:

ment of the Clydl Service Retirement Act of PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS H. R. 6327. A bill to provide direct ald to 1930, as amended; to the Committee on Post States and Territories for public schoolroom Office and Civil Service

Under clause 1 of rue XXI, private construction; to the Committee on Educa- By Mr. BYRNES of Wisconsin:

bills and resolutions were introduced and tion and Labor.

H. J. Pes. 284. Joint resolution proposing severally referred as follows: By Mr. MULTER:

An amendment to the Constitution of the By M. BENNETT of Florida: Æ R. 5328. A bill to provide an additional United States relating to apzopriations; to H. R. 6342., A hun for the relief of den remedy for persons having a claim against the Committee on the Judiciary.

Lillade P. Weathersbee; to the Committee the United States agising out of contracts By Ms. PLOOD:

on the Judiciary. relating to certain vessels; to the Committee B. J. Res. 285. Joint resolution designating

By Mr. BLATNIK: on the Judiciary.

the period beginning May 1 and ending H. R. 6343. A bin sor the relles of Joseph By Mr. RİLEY:

May 1 of each year as Correct Posture Week; Laconl; to the Committee on the Judiciary. H. R. 6329. A bill to amend title VI of the to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BOWLER: Public Health Service Act, relating to hospital

By Wr. BURDICK:

H. R. 6344. A bill for the rellei of Maizte eurvey and construction, to permit assistanco R. Res. 212. Resolution that a select com- Au-Young; to the Committee on the Judie under that title to be furnished as loans in- mittee be appointed to wpduct a full and clary. stead of as grants; to the Committee on In- complete Investigation and study of the use

By Mr. BROOMYTELD: terstate and Foreign Commerce.

of chemicals and other additires in food and A. R. 6345. A bill for the relief of Cather. H. R. 6330. A bill to require that all agree- medicine, and beverages with a view to use ine S. Sluniak; to the Committee on the Juments and understandings respecting tbe certaining what deleterious effects such

diciary. importation of foreign goods, entered into chemicals have on buman We and health; By Mr. DAVIS of Georgia: with foreign countries or their citizens, shall to the Committee on Rules

H. R. 63 46. A bull for the reller of Jact be reduced to writing and made public; to

By Mr. McVEY:

Cohen; to the Committee on the Judiciary. the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Res. 213. Resolution to amend the rules

By Mr, FORAND: By. Mr. SMITH of Kansas:

of the House to limit expenditures for fiscal 8. R. 6947. A bill for the rellel of Mr. And H. R. 6331. A bill to amend the National

year 1958; to the Committee on Rules, Mrs. John Lebida; to the Committee on the Labor Relations Act for the purpose of pro

By Mr. ROGERS of Texas:

Judiciary. hibiting compulsory unlonlsm, and for other

H. Res. 214. Resolution creating a select H. R. 6348. A bid for the rellet of Aleanoro purposes; to the Committee on Education

committee to conduct an investigation with Haddigan; to the Committee on the Judso and Labor. respect to the real property owned by the

clary. By Mr. TALLE:: United States; to the Committee on Rules,

By Mr. HIESTAND: H. R. 6332. A bill to establish a National

H. R. 6349. A bin for the relief of Daniel Moaetary and Financial Commission; to tho

McRadu; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Committee on Banking and Currency.

MEMORIALS

H. R. 6350. A bill for the relief of Wuma D. By Mr. TEAGUE of Texas:

Marsh; to the Committee on the Judiciary. H. R. 6333. A bil to authorize the incor. Under clause 4 of rule XXII, memo

By Mr. MAILLLARD: poration of the Congressional Medal of

rials were presented and referred as fol- H. R. 6351. A bill for the relief of Rosa Honor Society of the United States of Ames. lows:

Roaque Mausisa, Inocencio Maurisa, and ica; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Eduardo Mausisa; to the Colomittee on the By Mr. THOMPSON of New Jersey: By Mr. BERRY: Senate Concurrent ResoluH. R. 6334. A bill to amend the Federal tlon No. 9, adopted by the 33th Legislature Judiciary. Flood Insurance Act of 1956, to eliminato of the State of South Dakota urging the re

By Mr. MORANO: certain requirements with respect to State peal of the excise teses levied on the trans

A. R. 6352. A bull for the rellet of Salvator

Ortola Sendra; to the Committee on the Juparticipation, to provide certain priorities in portation of persons, property, and messages

diciary. the processing of applications for insurance, by common and contract caurlers; to the

By Mr. OĦARA of Minnesota: and for other purposes; to the Committee Committee on Ways and Means. on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. DEMPSEY: Senate Joint Memorial

H. R. 6353. A bill for the relief of Mn. By Mr. ULLMAN; No. 13 of the New Mexico Legislature me

Margarete Brlest, nee Eggers; to the Commit

tee on the Judiciary. H. R. 6335. A bw to amend the Soll Bank morlalizing the Congress of the United

By Mr. REUSS: Act to enable producers of Irish potatoes and States to investigate the effects of chent

A. R. 6354. A bin for the rellel of Basbios other nonbasic agricultural commodities to cally and physically induced precipitation; participate in the acreage reserve program; to the Committee on Laterstate and Foreign

George Kopantisans, to the Committee on

the judiciary. to the Committee on Agriculture.

Commerce
By Mr. WITHROW:
By Mr. PORAND: Memorial of the Rbode

By Mr. ROGERS of Colorado:

H. R. 6355. A bill for the refer of Thomas H. R. 6336. A bul to regulate the foreign Island General Assembly memorializing the

P. Peace; to the Committee on the Judiciary. commerce of the United States by establish- Congress of the United States in relation to

By Mr. ROONEY: ing import quotas under speciñed cond). the pending reductions in the ctrillan start of

H. R. 6356. A bill for the rellet of Thacenzo tions, and for other purposes; to the Comthe United States Naral Carsaruction Bat.

De Robertis; to the Committee on the Jodi. mittee on Wags and Means. talion Center, at Darisvule, R L; to the

ciary. By Mr. FRIEDEL: Committee on Armed Services.

H. R. 6357. A bin for the relief of Albert H. R. 6337. A bul to amend the Rallroad By Mr. MARTIN: Resolutions of the Gen.'

Guido; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Retirement Act of 1937 to increase the eral Court of Massachusetts memorializing

By Mr. SEELY-BROWN: amount of outside locome which a survivor the Congress of the United States to adopt

H. R. 6358. A bill for the relief of Tatem annultant may earn without deduction from legislation to protect and promote the tex

Manufacturing Co.; to the Committee on the his or her annuity thereunder; to the Com- tile industry in the city of Pan River; to the

Judiciary. mittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Committee on Ways and Means

H. R. 6338. A bill to amend title II of the By the SPEAKER: Memorial of the Legis. Social Security Act to increase the amount lature of the State of California, memorias

PETITIONS, ETC of outside earnings permitted without de- Izing the President and the Congress of the

Under clause 1 of rule XXI, petitions ductions from benefits thereunder; to the United States relative to the estabMshment Committee on Ways and Means of a new and separate Federal judicial dis

and papers were laid on the Clerk's desk By Mr. MORRISON: trict for the southern district of California;

and referred as follows: H. R. 6339. A bull to amend tbe Service- to the Committee on the Judiciary.

155. By Mr. BURDICK: Resolution of the men's Readjustment Act of 1944 to provido Also, memorial of the Legislature of the Valley City, N. Dak., Aerie, Fraternal Order that the maximum rate on loans made or State of Massachusetts memorializing the of Eagles, urging the Congress of the United guaranteed under such act shall not exceed President acd tbe Congress of the United States to set aside first Sunday in February 4 percent and to amend the Internal Revenue States to adopt legislation to protect and each year as Chaplains Dag, to the Congo Code of 1954 to provide special tax treate promote the textile industry lu the city of mittee on the Judiciary.

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