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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
PASSED AT THE
FIRST SESSION OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS,
CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS OF THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, RECENT TREATIES
AND EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATIONS.
EDITED, PRINTED, AND PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY OF CONGRESS,
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE.
PUBLIC ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS
CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.
LAWS OF THE SIXTY-FIFTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.
War with Germany. Joint Resolution Declaring that a state of war exists between the Imperial
German Government and the Government and the people of the United States and making
provision to prosecute the same. April 6, 1917..... Appropriations, Congressional. An Act Making appropriations for certain expenses incident to the
first session of the Sixty-fifth Congress, and for other purposes. April 11, 1917...... Appropriations, deficiencies. "An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in appropria
tions for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and prior
fiscal years, and for other purposes. April 17, 1917... Liberty bonds, etc. An Act To authorize an issue of bonds to meet expenditures for the national
security and defense, and, for the purpose of assisting in the prosecution of the war, to extend
credit to foreign governments, and for other purposes. April 24, 1917...... Naval Fleet Reserve. An Act To amend an Act entitled 'An Act making appropriations for the
naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen,
and for other purposes,” relative to the Fleet Naval Reserve. April 25, 1917......
April 25, 1917....
Office. April 25, 1917....
September first, nineteen hundred and eighteen. April 25, 1917....
Naval Reserve. April 25, 1917...
nineteen hundred and six, and entitled "An Act to authorize the Grand Lodge of the Inde-
real estate." April 30, 1917... Enlistment of aliens. Ån Act To amend section ten of chapter two of the Criminal Code. May 7,
1917.. Appropriations, Army. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal
year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and for other purposes. May
12, 1917... Enemy vessels. Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to take over for the United States the
possession and title of any vessel within its jurisdiction, which at the time of coming therein was owned in whole or in part by any corporation, citizen, or subject of any nation with which the United States may be at war, or was under register of any such nation, and for
other purposes. May 12, 1917...
Establishment of the United States. May 18, 1917...
a bridge across the Mississippi River in said county: May 22, 1917.
bridge across the Mississippi River at or near that place. May 22, 1917., Naval Reserve Force, insular possessions. An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act making
appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen
Reserve Force. May 22, 1917....
Ethan I. Dodds to construct a bridge across the Wabash River within or near the city limits
of the city of Vincennes, Indiana. May 22, 1917... Navy increase. An Act To temporarily increase the commissioned and warrant and enlisted
strength of the Navy and Marine Corps, and for other purposes. May 22, 1917....