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2801. Restriction of immigration from insular possessions.

2802. Production of one gram of radium by Mines Bureau.

2803. To change name of B street nw., in District of Columbia. *

2804. Independent offices appropriation bill, 1932.

2805. Eastern or Emigrant and Western or Old Settler Cherokee Indian claims.

2806. Sale of land devised under will of Sophie Chanquet.

2807. Per capita payments to Indians of Cheyenne River Reservation.

2808. Legal reserve on life-insurance policies in District of Columbia.

2809. Closing of barber shops on Sunday in District of Columbia,

2810. Prohibit gambling in Canal Zone.

2811. Suppression of lotteries in Canal Zone.

2812. Punishment for promoting fights between bulls, dogs, etc., in Canal Zone.

2813. To prevent in Canal Zone fire-hunting at night.

2814. To regulate carrying and keeping of arms in Canal Zone.

2815. Enticing laborers from Isthmian Canal Commission or Panama Railroad.

2816. Extradition of fugitives from Panama who seek refuge in Canal Zone.

2817. To provide for protection of birds and their nests in Canal Zone.

2818. To repeal market regulations for Canal Zone.

2819. Regulate radio equipment on ocean vessels using ports of Canal Zone.

2820. Inspection of vessels navigating Canal Zone waters.

2821. Authorize certain officials of Canal Zone to administer oaths, etc.

2822. Punish persons deported from Canal Zone who return thereto.

2823. Regulate operation of street-railway cars at crossings in Canal Zone.

2824. To amend section 5 of Panama Canal act rel. to operation of canal.

2825. Establishment of customs service in Canal Zone.

2826. Keeping and impounding domestic animals in Canal Zone.

2827. Transportation of liquors under seal through Canal Zone.

2828. To amend penal code of Canal Zone.

2829. Rules and regulations for Canal Zone affecting health, etc.

2830. Appointment of public defender for Canal Zone.

2831. Canal Zone postal service.

2832. To amend sec. 7–9 of Panama Canal act rel. to courts in Canal Zone.

2837. Regulate exterior advertising in District of Columbia.

2839. Forfeiture of pay by members of Fleet Naval Reserve.

2841. Wild-life conservation in construction of public works.

2842. To include dip or crude gum in agricultural commodities.

2843. Loss sustained in Mediterranean fruit-fly eradication campaign.

2844. Examination of Edisto River and its branches for flood control.

2845. Bridge across Deep Creek at Marlyn avenue, Baltimore County, Md.

2846. Bridges across streams and rivers in West Virginia.

2847. Bridge across Boeuf River at or near Buckner, La.

2848. Pipe-line bridge across Missouri River at Sioux City, Iowa.

2849. Bridge across Ohio River at or near Moundsville, W. Va.

2850. Bridge across Missouri River between Nebraska and South Dakota.

2851. Bridge across Mahoning River near New Castle, Pa.

2852. Bridge across Little Calumet River in Cook County, Ill.

2853. Bridge across Missouri River at or near Weldon Springs, Mo.

2854. Tunnel under Delaware River between Delaware and New Jersey.

2855. Bridge across Eleven Points River at or near Thomasville, Mo.

2856. Bridge across White River near Reed Springs (Reeds Spring), Mo.

2857. Bridge across James River at Galena, Mo.

2858. Bridge across St. Francis River at Kennett, Mo.

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2859. Bridge across White River at Forsyth, Mo.

2860. Bridge across White River at Branson, Mo.

2861. Bridge across St. Francis River near Greenville, Mo.

2862. Bridge across Missouri River at or near Elbowoods, N. Dak.

2863. Establish uniform requirements affecting Government contracte.

2864. Protection of Palo Verde Valley, Calif.

2865. Disposition of power revenues on Federal irrigation projects.

2866. To amend code of criminal procedure for Canal Zone.

2867. To provide new code of civil procedure for Canal Zone.

2868. Civil code for Canal Zone.

2869. Bridge across Allegheny River at or near President, Pa.

2870. To amend District of Columbia traffic acts.

2874. Additional appropriation for target range at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.

2875. Lease portions of air depot, Little Rock, Ark.

2876. To authorize acceptance of bequest of William F. Edgar.

2877. Appropriation for construction at Randolph Field, San Antonio, Tex.

2878. Leo N. Levi Memorial Hospital Association to mortgage its property.

2879. Construction of laundry building at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind.

2880. Establishment of Isle Royale National Park, Mich.

2882. Retirement of disabled nurses of Army and Navy.

2883. Transportation investigation.

2884. Eastern or Emigrant and Western or Old Settler Cherokee Indian claims.

2886. Bridge across Missouri River at or near Arrow Rock, Mo.

2887. Bridge across Missouri River at or near St. Charles, Mo.

2888. Furnishing of food to children attending schools in D. C.

2889. Regulation of real estate brokers and salesmen in D. C.

2890. George Rogers Clark Sesquicentennial Commission.

2891. Disposition of useless papers in Interior Department.

2892. Public Buildings and Public Parks of National Capital Office.

2894. Bridge across Big Sandy R. between Kenova, W. Va., and Catlettsburg, Ky.

2895. Bridge across Savannah River at or near Augusta, Ga.

2896. Bridge across Monongahela River at or near Fayette City, Pa.

2897. Appropriation for construction at Hensley Field, Grand Prairie, Tex.

2898. Increase flying-field area of Fort Jay, Governors Island, N. Y.

2899. Navy Department appropriation bill, 1932.

2905. To amend act for enlarging of Capitol grounds.

2906. Amend leasing act to permit unit plan of oil and gas development.

2907. National Council of Intellectual Cooperation for United States.

2908. Incorporation of credit unions in District of Columbia.

2909. Bridge across Monongahela River at or near Star City, W. Va.

2919. Disposition of useless papers in Department of Labor.

2920. Disposition of useless papers in Navy Department.

2922. Deportation of alien seamen.

2923. Claim of Indiana Militia for military service on Mexican border.

2924. Promotion of health and welfare of mothers and infants, etc.

2925. Second deficiency appropriation bill, 1931.

2926. To further develop vocational education.

2927. Granting equipment allowance to third-class postmasters.

2928. Salaries of supervisory officials at first-class post offices.

2929. Classifying certain official mail matter rel. to franking privilege.

2930. International Hygiene Exhibition at Dresden, Germany.

2931. Protection and preservation of navigable waters.

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The estimates of appropriations upon which this bill is based were
submitted by the President in the Budget for the fiscal year 1932,
Chapter VIII of that document, pages 397 to 422, inclusive, and in
House Documents Nos. 723 and 733.

A summary of the appropriations for 1931 and the amounts recom-
mended in this bill, together with the increases and decreases in the
bill as compared with the 1931 appropriations and as compared with
the 1932 estimates, follows:

Appropriations for 1931

Budget esti

mates for 1932, including supplementals

Amount rec-
in bill for


Increase (+) Increase (+)

or decrease or decrease (-) bill com- (-) bill compared with pared with 1931 appro 1932 Budget priations estimates

Navy Department:
Direct appropriations-

$4, 205,000.00 $4, 295, 780.00 $4, 283, 940.00 +$78, 940.00 -$11, 840.00
Contingent expenses... 912, 840.00 907,000.00 897,000.00 -15, 840.00 - 10,000.00
Total, Navy Depart-

5, 117, 840.00 5, 202, 780.00 5,180, 940.00 +63, 100.00 -21, 840.00 Naval Service:

Direct appropriations.. 375, 535, 803. 26 342, 591, 468.00 339, 162, 012.00 –36,373,791.26 -3,429, 456.00 Naval supply account fund.. 2,000,000.00

-2,000,000.00 Total, naval service..--.--377, 535, 803. 26 342, 591, 468.00 339, 162,012.00-38,373,791.26 -3,429, 466.00 Grand total...

382, 653, 643.26 347, 794, 248.00 344, 342, 952.00 -38,310,691.26 -3, 451, 296.00 Grand total, direct appropriations...

380, 663, 643. 26 347, 794, 248.00 344, 342, 952.00 -36,310,691.26 -3, 451, 296.00

The foregoing summation excludes permanent annual appropriations, which are enumerated on the last two pages of this report. The Budget estimates for such items for 1932 aggregate $1,839,470, or $12,080 less than estimated for the present fiscal year. The committee has deducted $960, intended for promotions, from the item for the Naval Home. Otherwise the permanent annual appropriations remain in the Budget figures.

A wide disparity ($32,859,395.26) is indicated in the foregoing table between the estimates for 1932 and the total of the appropriations for 1931. This grows out of a substantially lesser amount required for ship construction, because of large unexpended balances that will be available at the end of the present fiscal year, the omission of funds for continuing modernization of capital ships, appropriations for which are current with authorizations to date, and to the curtailed and modified operating force program already effective, which also will reflect sizeable savings in appropriations now current.

While lesser amounts are estimated for in a few instances, the occasions are rare where the reductions are not either in consequence of the reduced number of ships that will be in operation or because of the omission of appropriations for nonrecurring needs. Neither in directions nor amounts should they occasion any impairment of the efficiency of the establishment afloat or ashore, but, rather, in a number of instances, look to a better degree of maintenance, equipment, and repair. .

A statement that includes the vessels that it is planned to have in commission during the fiscal year 1932 under the Budget for such year appears on page 84 of the hearings. Similar information is contained in the table appearing on page 118 of the hearings, the latter also showing distribution of personnel, commissioned and enlisted. A comparison of the vessels in commission on July 1, 1930, with those which it is proposed to have in commission during the fiscal year 1932, shows the following differences:

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