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S. 997. A bill for the relief of Chuan Hua Lowe and his wife; and

S. 998. A bill to amend section 324A of the Nationality Act of 1940, as amended, to provide for the nationalization of certain aliens serving in the Armed Forces in time of war or hostilities; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE (for himself, Mr.

BARRETT, Mr. BUTLER of Mary-
LAND, Mr. CARLSON, Mr. CHAVEZ,
Mr. COOPER, Mr. DOUGLAS, Mr.
DUFF, Mr. FERGUSON, Mr. FLAN-
DERS, Mr. GILLETTE, Mr. GOLD-
WATER, Mr. HENDRICKSON, Mr.
HUMPHREY, Mr. HUNT, Mr. IVES,
Mr. JACKSON, Mr. KEFAUVER, Mr.
KENNEDY, Mr. KILGORE, Mr. LEH-
MAN, Mr. MAGNUSON, Mr. MANS-
FIELD, Mr. MCCARRAN, Mr. MUR-
RAY, Mr. NEELY, Mr. PASTORE,
Mr. PAYNE, Mr. POTTER, Mr. SAL-
TONSTALL, Mr. SMITH of New

Jersey, and Mr. TOBEY): S. 999. A bill to provide an elected city council, school board, and nonvoting delegate to the House of Representatives for the District of Columbia, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. CASE (by request): S. 1000. A bill to revive section 3 of the District of Columbia Public School Food Services Act;

S. 1001. A bill to amend the act approved March 3, 1899 (30 Stat. 1045, 1057, ch. 422), to provide for the appointment by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia of special policemen, and for other purposes;

S. 1002. A bill to remove restrictions on the use of a portion of square 355 in the District of Columbia, acquired by the District of Columbia as part of a site for a wholesale farmers' produce market;

S. 1003. A bill to provide for the financing of open-air concerts and free children's concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra, and for other purposes;

S. 1004. A bill to amend section 86, Revised Statutes of the United States, relating to the District of Columbia, as amended; and

S. 1005. A bill to amend the Boiler Inspection Act of the District of Columbia; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. HUMPHREY (for himself,

Mr. LEHMAN, and Mr. MURRAY): S. 1006. A bill to promote greater economy in the operations of the Federal Government by providing for a consolidated cash budget, a separation of operating from capital expenditures, the scheduling of legislative action on appropriation measures, yea-and-nay votes on amendments to appropriation measures, and a presidential item veto; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1007. A bill for the relief of Spiros A. Magoulas;

S. 1008. A bill for the relief of Adamantios Arakas; and

S. 1009. A bill for the relief of Zoltan Weingarten; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1010. A bill to provide that licenses granted by the Federal Power Commission for power projects in the international section of the St. Lawrence River shall be conditioned so as to assure marketing preferences to public agencies and cooperatives; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. CLEMENTS: S. 1011. A bill for the relief of Anna Bosco Lomonaco; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARTHY: S. 1012. A bill to provide certain benefits for members of Reserve components of the Army and Air Force who suffer disability or death from disease while engaged in inactive duty training, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. MCCARTHY (by request): S. 1013. A bill providing that the title to certain lands within the StockbridgeMunsee Indian Reservation, Wis., shall be held in trust for the use of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, Inc., and for other purposes; and

S. 1014. A bill to amend the act of Congress of September 3, 1935 (49 Stat. 1085), as amended; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MCCARTHY: S. 1015. A bill for the relief of Sister Concepta (Ida Riegel); and.

S. 1016. A bill for the relief of Josephine Schaitel; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. ANDERSON: S. 1017. A bill ating to the rights of the several States in tidelands and in lands beneath navigable inland waters, and to the recognition of equities in submerged lands of the Continental Shelf adjacent to the shores of the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. LONG: S. 1018. A bill for the relief of George Ellis Ellison; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SMATHERS: S. 1019. A bill to provide a channel across St. George Island from the Gulf of Mexico into Apalachicola Bay, Fla.

S. 1020. A bill to authorize the construction of a channel at East Point in Apalachicola Bay, Fla.; and

S. 1021. A bill to authorize the dredging of a boat basin at Apalachicola, Fla.; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. MORSE: S. 1022. A bill for the relief of L. R. Swarthout and the legal guardian of Harold Swarthout; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1023. A bill to supplement the railway safety appliance acts, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

S. 1024. A bill to provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain judgments awarded the Confederated Bands of Umpqua and Calapooia Indians of the Umpqua Valley and the Mo-lal-la-las or Molel Tribe of Indians by the Court of Claims; and

S. 1025. A bill to provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain judgments awarded the Alcea Band of Tillamooks, Coquille Tribe, Too-too-to-ney Tribe and the Chetco Tribe of Indians by the Court of Claims; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. LEHMAN (for himself, Mr.

DOUGLAS, Mr. GREEN, Mr. HILL,
Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. KEFAUVER,
Mr. MAGNUSON, Mr. MANSFIELD,

Mr. MURRAY, and Mr. PASTORE): S. J. Res. 45. Joint resolution providing for development of the resources of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin in the public interest and for national security and continental defense of the United States and Canada; creating the St. Lawrence Development Corporation to finance, construct, and operate certain works in the International Rapids section of the St. Lawrence River as a selfliquidating project; authorizing the President to negotiate certain arrangements with the Government of Canada for the protection of the navigation rights of the United States on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River; authorizing the preparation of plans for disposal of St. Lawrence power in the interest of consumers in the State of New York and the New England States; and for other purposes; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

By Mr. MAGNUSON: S. J. Res. 46. Joint resolution to establish an Alaska International Rail and Highway Commission; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

By Mr. FERGUSON S. J. Res. 47. Joint resolution pertaining to the recent Netherlands disaster; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JACKSON (for himself

and Mr. MAGNUSON): S. J. Res. 48. Joint resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Roads to designate a highway system to be known as the Lewis and Clark National Tourway; to the Committee on Public Works.

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DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR DAVID AIKEN

REED, OF PENNSYLVANIA Mr. MARTIN announced the death of Hon. David Aiken Reed, former Senator from the State of Pennsylvania, and (for himself, Mr. DUFF, and Mr. SMITH of New Jersey) submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 80); which was considered by unanimous consent and unan. imously agreed to:

Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Hon. David Aiken Reed, formerly a Senator from the State of Pennsylvania.

Resolved, That the Secretary transmit a copy of this resolution to the family of the deceased. STATUE OF THE LATE DR. MARCUS WHITMAN

Mr. MAGNUSON submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 15); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the

Washington State Whitman Statue Committee is hereby authorized to place temporarily in the rotunda of the Capitol a statue of the late Dr. Marcus Whitman; and to hold ceremonies in the rotunda on May 22, 1953; and the architect of the Capitol is hereby authorized to make necessary arrangements therefor; and be it further

Resolved, That the statue shall be permanently located in Statuary Hall. INVESTIGATION OF PLIGHT OF PALESTINIAN

ARAB REFUGEES Mr. LANGER submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 81); which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary:

Whereas the people of the United States have historically maintained firm bonds of friendship with the people of the Arab world in our common objectives of freedom, peace, and world order; and

Whereas the people of the United States are genuinely interested in the political, social, and economic advancement of the people of the Arab world in the furtherance of our common objectives; and

Whereas the people of the United States are compassionately concerned over the plight of nearly 1,000,000 Palestinian Arab refugees who have been displaced from their homes by military operations; and

Whereas the concern of the people of the United States over the Palestinian Arab refugees has been evidenced by the substantial contributions made by the Government of the United States and by voluntary contributions by the people of the United States toward the relief of the Palestinian Arab refugees; and

Whereas the masters of the Kremlin have not only failed and refused to assist the Palestinian Arab refugees, but are plotting to create chaos throughout the entire Middle East; and

Whereas this diabolical plot, buttressed by false propaganda and intrigue, is designed to disrupt the amicable relations between the American people and the people of the Arab world and to advance the aims of the world Communist conspiracy: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized and directed conduct an immediate, thorough, and complete study, survey, and investigation of

(1) the plight of the Palestinian Arab refugees and the measures which have been taken to assist them;

(2) the efforts of the Communists to exploit the plight of the Palestinian Arab refugees in order to advance the aims of the world Communist conspiracy; and

(3) methods and plans for improving and making more effective governmental and intergovernmental programs of assistance to the Palestinian Arab refugees.

The committee shall report to the Senate from time to time the results of its study, survey, and investigation, together with such recommendations as it deems

appropriate to the accomplishment of the purposes of this resolution.

For the purposes of this resolution the committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold hearings in or outside of the continental United States; to sit and act at such times and places during the sessions, recesses, and adjourned periods of the Senate during the 83d Congress; to employ such experts and clerical, stenographic, and other assistants; to request such information from any department or agency of the Government; to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of witnesses and the production of books, papers, and documents; to administer such oaths, and to take such testimony and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report the hearings of the committee shall not be in excess of 25 cents per 100 words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $50,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee.

All authority conferred by this resolution shall terminate on January 31, 1954. PROPOSED CHANGE OF NAME OF COMMITTEE

ON FOREIGN RELATIONS TO COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Mr. HUMPHREY submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 82); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved, That subsection (1) (i) of rule XXV of the Standing Rules of the Senate is amended by striking out “Committee on Foreign Relations” and inserting in lieu thereof "Committee on International Relations.” Subsection 6 (a) of rule XVI of the Standing Rules of the Senate is amended by striking out "Committee on Foreign Relations” and inserting in lieu thereof "Committee on International Relations."

UNITED STATES SENATE,

PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE, Washington, D. C., February 20, 1953. To the Senate:

Being temporarily absent from the Senate, I appoint Hon. ARTHUR V. WATKINS, a Senator from the State of Utah, to perform the duties of the Chair during my absence.

STYLES BRIDGES,

President pro tempore. Mr. WATKINS thereupon took the chair.

THE JOURNAL On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

The Journal of the proceedings of Wednesday, February 18, 1953, was approved.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Maurer, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has passed the following bills, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

H. R. 3053. An act making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953, and for other purposes; and

H. R. 3073. An act to amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, with respect to the survivorship benefits granted to Members of Congress.

HOUSE BILLS REFERRED The bills this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence were severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent.

Ordered, That the bill H. R. 3053 be referred to the Committee on Appropriations; and

That the bill H. R. 3073 be referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

COMMITTEES AUTHORIZED TO SIT The following-named committees were authorized to sit today during the session of the Senate:

The Subcommittee on Trading With the Enemy Act of the Committee on the Judiciary, on the request of Mr. LANGER; and

The Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, on the request of Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska. SUPPLEMENTAL ESTIMATE OF APPROPRIATIONS

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the President of the United States, together with a letter from the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, transmitting, pursuant to law, a supplemental appropriation for the legislative branch, United States Senate, for the fiscal year 1953, amounting to $501,535; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations and ordered to be printed.

ADDITIONAL COSPONSOR OF SENATE

RESOLUTION 70 On motion by Mr. Smathers, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That his name be added as a cosponsor of the resolution (S. Res. 70) remonstrating against the persecution of Jewish people in Soviet Russia.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. TAFT, at 6 o'clock p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Friday next.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1953 The Vice President and the President pro tempore being absent, Mr. ARTHUR V. WATKINS, from the State of Utah, called the Senate to order, and the Chaplain offered prayer. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT

PRO TEMPORE The Secretary read the following communication from the President pro tempore:

ferred to the Committee on Appropriations.

REPORT OF UNITED STATES MARITIME

ADMINISTRATION OF MERCHANT SHIP SALES

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the Department of Commerce activities and transactions of the Maritime Administration under the Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946 for the quarter ended December 31, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

SEMIANNUAL REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL IN

FORMATION ACTIVITIES The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the United States Advisory Commission on Information, transmitting, pursuant to law, the semiannual report of the Commission covering international information activities for the period ended December 31, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. ANNUAL REPORT OF FEDERAL PRISON

INDUSTRIES, INC. The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communi. cation from the secretary of the Board of Directors of the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Board for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. ANNUAL REPORT ON OPERATIONS OF THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the President, Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the District for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

REPORT OF SURVEY AND REVIEW OF THE

OPERATION OF THE ALASKA RAILROAD The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on a survey and review of the operations of the Alaska Railroad, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

ANNUAL REPORT OF ST. ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of St. Elizabeths Hospital for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

petitions, etc., which were referred as indicated:

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts, favoring the repeal of the McCarranWalter Immigration Act, and the enactment of legislation that will be fairer to certain groups; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A resolution adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Chelsea, Mass., remonstrating against Operation Smack by the Armed Forces in Korea and favoring a thorough investigation thereof; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Guam, commending Gov. Carlton Skinner for his services as Governor of Guam; and

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Colorado, favoring the enactment of legislation to provide a stabilized market for the products of domestic mines; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado presented an identical joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. BARRETT presented the following resolutions adopted by the Legislature of the State of Wyoming:

A joint memorial favoring the enactment of legislation to authorize the Colorado River storage project and participating projects;

A joint memorial favoring an investigation to the solution and integration of development of land and water resources of regional watersheds;

A joint memorial favoring the enactment of legislation granting to the State of Wyoming all the land and minerals within the confines of its borders, with certain exceptions; and

A joint memorial expressing the opposition of the people of the State of Wyoming to any form of Federal, regional, or watershed authorities, in which the States involved would have no real voice in administration of the authority; which were referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. LANGER presented the following resolutions, which were referred as indicated:

A resolution of the Senate of North Dakota, urging the enactment of legislation to allow an earlier opening date of the hunting season for migratory waterfowl, and to provide compensation for damage to crops caused by migratory waterfowl; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A resolution adopted by the American Legion, Department of North Dakota, Fargo. N. Dak., urging sufficient appropriations for the proper staffing and operation of the State's two veterans' hospitals; and

A resolution adopted by the Exchange Club of Minot, N. Dak., relating to the mental health problem within the State; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

A petition by Mullin & Dillon Co. of Minneapolis, Minn., praying an investigation of the price support for oats and

AMENDMENT OF TITLE VI OF THE ESPIONAGE

ACT OF 1917 The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend title VI of the Espionage Act of 1917, as amended, on seizures of arms or munitions of war or other articles being exported in violation of law, with vessels or vehicles containing such arms or munitions; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. AMENDMENT OF CLAUSE 4 OF SECTION 35 OF

THE BANKRUPTCY ACT The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Director of the Administrative Offices of the United States Courts, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend clause 4 of section 35 of the Bankruptcy Act, so that referees serving the District of Columbia shall not be required to reside in such District; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. MESSAGE TO THE SENATE FROM NATIONAL

ASSEMBLY OF PANAMA The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of State, transmitting a message addressed by the National Assembly of Panama to the Senate of the United States on the occasion of the inauguration of President Eisenhower; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate the following

ANNUAL REPORT OF FEDERAL MARITIME

BOARD AND MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman, Federal Maritime Board, Maritime Administrator, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Federal Maritime Board and Maritime Administration for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT OF VOILATIONS BY FEDERAL HOUSING

ADMINISTRATION OF EXPENDITURES IN
EXCESS OF ALLOTMENTS

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports of certain expenditures in excess of allotments of funds made under apportionments approved by the Bureau of the Budget for the fiscal year 1953 for the Federal Housing Administration; which, with the accompanying papers, was re

the importation of oats from Canada; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. WILEY presented a resolution adopted by Americans of Lithuanian descent at Racine, Wis., in commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence by the Lithuanian people and their pledge of support to combat the communistic forces of aggression and achieve an international peace; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a resolution adopted by the Sugar Bush Farmers' Union Local, Ogema, Minn., favoring full parity and adequate credit provisions for the farmer; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. PRINTING OF STUDY ON STATE AND MUNICI

PAL FAIR EMPLOYMENT AS A SENATE DOCU-
MENT

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a study prepared for the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare during the 2d session of the 82d Congress, on State and Municipal Fair Employment Legislation; which was ordered to be printed as a Senate document. REPORT ON DISPOSITION OF USELESS PAPERS

Mr. CARLSON, from the Joint Select Committee on the Disposition of Papers in the Executive Departments, to whom were referred lists of papers in various departments and agencies of the Government recommended for disposition, transmitted to the Senate by the Archivist of the United States, dated January 28, 1953, submitted, pursuant to law, a report thereon. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTIONS Bills and joint resolutions were introduced, severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent and referred as follows:

By Mr. IVES: S. 1026. A bill to amend title II of the Labor-Management Relations Act, 1947, with respect to the settlement of labor disputes resulting in national emergencies; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. SPARKMAN: S. 1027. A bill to permit deduction for income tax purposes of certain expenses incurred by working mothers in providing care for their children while they are at work; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. BUSH: S. 1028. A bill for the relief of Spiros Lekatsas;

S. 1029. A bill for the relief of Andreas Grigoratos; and

S. 1030. A bill for the relief of Haig, Zabelle, Louise, and John Gulbenkian; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1031. A bill for the relief of Samuel Fuentez, Sr.; and

S. 1032. A bill for the relief of certain members of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CORDON (by request): S. 1033. A bill to provide for the conservation of fish and wildlife on the Klamath Reservation, in Oregon, and for other purposes;

S. 1034. A bill to provide for a final settlement of individual shares in the tribal estate and assets of the Klamath Indians through voluntary withdrawal from membership in the Klamath Tribe;

S. 1035. A bill to authorize a depository for Klamath tribal loan funds; and

S. 1036. A bill to authorize payment of salaries and expenses of officials of the Klamath Tribe; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

S. 1037. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, entitled "Crimes and Criminal Procedure,” with respect to State jurisdiction over offenses committed by or against Indians in the Indian country, and to confer on the State of Oregon civil jurisdiction over Indians in the State; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. WELKER: S. 1038. A bill for the relief of Silva Galjevscek; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. McCARRAN: S. 1039. A bill for the relief of Mr, and Mrs. Lucillo Grassi; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KNOWLAND: S. 1040. A bill to validate certain conveyances made by the Central Pacific Railway Co. and its lessee, the Southern Pacific Co.. involving certain portions of right-of-way in the State of California acquired from the United States; to the Committee on

Interior and Insular Affairs.

S. 1041. A bill to abolish the United States Commission for the construction of a Washington-Lincoln Memorial Gettysburg Boulevard; and

S. 1042. A bill to abolish the Commission for the Enlarging of the Capitol Grounds; to the Committee on Public Works.

S. 1043. A bill to abolish the National Memorial Stadium Commission; and

S. 1044. A bill to abolish the General Anthony Wayne Memorial Commission; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

By Mr. WATKINS: S. 1045. A bill for the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kao; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1046. A bill to amend the act approved September 7, 1916, as amended, so as to provide increased benefits for Federal employees suffering from incurable disease; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. DWORSHAK: S. 1047. A bill for the relief of Frieda Diehl; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JACKSON: S. 1048. A bill to authorize the purchase, sale, and exchange of certain Indian lands on the Yakima Indian Reservation and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. DOUGLAS (for himself,

Mr. CHAVEZ, Mr. CLEMENTS, Mr.
DUFF, Mr. FERGUSON, Mr. GIL-
LETTE, Mr. HENNINGS, Mr.
HUMPHREY, Mr. JACKSON, Mr.
KEFAUVER, Mr. KILGORE, Mr.
LEHMAN, Mr. MANSFIELD, Mr.
MORSE, Mr. MURRAY, Mr. SMATR-
ERS, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey,

and Mr. TOBEY): S. 1049. A bill to encourage the States to hold preferential primary elections for the nomination of candidates for the office of President, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

By Mr. BRICKER: S. 1050. A bill for the relief of Josephine Maria Riss Fang; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1051. A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act of 1938, as amended; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. 1052. A bill to assist voluntary nonprofit associations offering prepaid health-service programs to secure necessary facilities and equipment through long-term, interest-bearing loans; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. MORSE: S. 1053. A bill for the relief of Marie T. Gonsalves; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MORSE (for himself, Mr.

DOUGLAS, Mr. HILL, Mr. HUM-
PHREY, Mr. KILGORE, Mr. LEH-
MAN, Mr. MAGNUSON, Mr. MANS-
FIELD, Mr. MURRAY, and Mr.

NEELY): S. 1054. A bill to amend section 6 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act so as to provide increased benefits in cases of disabling injuries, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. UNIFORM RULES FOR CONDUCT OF SENATE

COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND HEARINGS Mr. MORSE submitted the following resolution (s. Res. 83); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Whereas investigation of matters of public importance through committee hearings is of vital importance to the discharge of the constitutional functions of the Senate of the United States; and

Whereas the investigative power of Senate committees is derived from the power of the Senate to inquire into matters of public importance within its jurisdiction; and

Whereas article I, section 5 of the Constitution of the United Statee provides that “Each House may determine the rules of its proceedings"; and

Whereas no committee of the Senate has published rules of procedure to govern the conduct of hearings; and

Whereas controversy over committee procedure unnecessarily prolongs hearings and has resulted in court litigation; and

Whereas the committees of Congress have not always observed the rights of

testimony offered in rebuttal thereto, if any, is published prior to or simultaneously with the issuance of the report.

“4. Definitions "As used in this rule XXV (b): "Committee” shall mean any standing, select or special committee of the Senate (except the Majority and Minority Policy Committees) and subcommittees thereof; “person" includes an individual, partnership, trust, estate, association, corporation or society." COAUTHOR OF SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION 10 On motion by Mr. MORSE, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That his name be added as coauthor of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 10) establishing rules of procedure in congressional investigations.

the individual and maintained democratic safeguards: Be it

Resolved, That the following be and hereby is, adopted as rule XXV (b) of the Standing Rules of the Senate (after redesignating present rule XXV as XXV (a)):

"1. Meetings and reports (A) Committee meetings, other than regular meetings authorized by section 133 (a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 837), shall be called only upon a minimum of 24 hours' written notice to the office of each committee member.

“(B) Committee hearings (whether public or in executive session) shall be held only upon the majority vote of the committee in a meeting at which a majority of the committee is actually present.

“(C) A resolution or motion scheduling hearings shall state clearly and concisely the subject thereof which may be amended in the same manner prescribed in subsection (B) for the scheduling of hearings.

“(D) No committee report shall be issued unless a draft of such report is submitted to the office of each committee member 24 hours in advance of the meeting at which it is to be considered and is adopted at a meeting at which a majority is actually present.

"2. Hearings “(A) All witnesses at committee hearings (whether public or in executive session) shall have the right to be accompanied by counsel.

“(B) Counsel shall have the right on behalf of witnesses to participate in hearings in the following manner: (i) to advise witnesses of their rights, (ii) to make objections to questions and procedure, (iii) to make brief statements in support of objections, (iv) to submit legal memoranda in support of objections (which shall become part of the record, but need not be incorporated in the transcript of hearings).

(C) Rulings on motions or objections shall be made by the Senator presiding, subject to appeal to the members present on motion of a member.

“(D) All testimony taken shall be relevant and germane to the subject of the hearing as set forth in the resolution or motion scheduling the hearing or amendment thereto adopted prior to the witness' appearance, and prior to his testifying a witness shall be shown a copy of that portion of the motion or resolution stating the subject of the hearing or so much thereof as will advise him of the scope of his interrogation.

(E) It is the policy of the Senate that only evidence and testimony which is reliable and of probative value shall be received and considered by a committee. The privileges obtaining in the Federal courts shall be observed scrupulously.

“(F) (i) Every witness shall have the right to make complete and brief answers to questions and to make concise explanations of such answers.

“(ii) Every witness who testifies in a hearing shall have a right at the conclu

sion of his testimony either to make an oral statement or at his option to file a sworn statement which shall be made part of the transcript of such hearing, but such oral or written statement shall be relevant to the subject of the hearing.

“(G) A stenographic verbatim transcript shall be made of all committee hearings. Copies of such transcripts, so far as practicable, shall be available for purchase at regularly prescribed rates from the official reporter by any witness or person mentioned in a public hearing. Any witness and his counsel shall have the right only to inspect the complete transcript of his own testimony in executive session but shall be obliged to keep such testimony confidential. Within its discretion a committee may permit a greater privilege of inspection. "3. Rights of Persons Adversely Affected

by Testimony “(A) A person shall be considered to be adversely affected by evidence and testimony of a witness if: (i) the evidence or testimony would constitute libel or slander at common law absent the immunity conferred upon it by reason of being made before a committee of Congress or (ii) the committee determines that the testimony would subject the person to serious hardship, embarrassment, shame, or financial loss. This definition shall be liberally construed.

(B) If the committee has reasonable cause to believe that a person will be adversely affected by evidence or testimony to be received at a public hearing, that person shall be, so far as practicable, so informed in advance of the hearing.

(C) If a person is adversely affected by evidence or testimony given in a public hearing that person (subject to reasonable limitations of time imposed by the committee) shall have the right: (1) to have the adverse witness recalled upon application made within 30 days after introduction of such evidence or the termination of the adverse witness' testimony, (ii) to be represented by counsel (as in (b) (2) (B) hereof), (iii) to cross-examine (in person or by counsel) such adverse witness, (iv) to appear and testify or file a sworn statement in his own behalf and, (v) subject to the discretion of the committee, procure subpenas ad testificandum and duces tecum, to procure witnesses and evidence in his defense,

(D) If a person is adversely affected by evidence or testimony given in executive session, prior to the public release of such evidence or testimony or any disclosure of or comment upon it by members of the committee or committee staff or the taking of similar evidence or testimony in a public hearing, such person shall have the rights conferred by subsection (b) (3) (C) hereof and to inspect at least as much of the evidence or testimony of the adverse witness as will be made public or the subject of a public hearing.

(E) No report based upon evidence or testimony adversely affecting a person shall be released unless such evidence or testimony and the complete evidence or

COAUTHOR OF SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION 11 On motion by Mr. MORSE, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That his name be added as coauthor of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 11) establishing rules of procedure in cases where a Member of Congress in debate makes derogatory remarks concerning a citizen of the United States. CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN RESOLUTIONS

ON CALENDAR On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the following resolutions:

S. Res. 72. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Jane E. Henderson;

S. Res. 73. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Agenes P. Dodge;

S. Res. 74. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Harry Best;

S. Res. 75. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Annie May Bolton;

S. Res. 76. Resolution to print the Fifty-fifth Annual Report of the Daughters of the American Revolution;

S. Res. 77. Resolution to print copies of the hearings on Senate resolutions amending the so-called cloture rule;

S. Res. 78. Resolution to print additional copies of the hearing on the bill (S.2570) authorizing the conduct of presidential preference primaries;

S. Res. 62. Resolution authorizing expenditures for an investigation of national penitentiaries; and

S. Res. 56. Resolution providing for additional personnel and funds for the Committee on Government Operations; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

The Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution (s. Con. Res. 4) authorizing the printing of additional copies of Prayers Offered by the Chaplain, the Reverend Peter Marshall, Doctor of Divinity, at the Opening of the Daily Sessions of the Senate of the United States During the 80th and 81st Congresses; and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

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