United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review


Relief of Elbert Spivey
Relief of Hardy H Bryant
Relief of Mae H Fitzgerald
Relief of Emeline Lartigue
Knox Lumber Sales
Relief of Lester L Elder and Esther E Elder 1487 Repealing Federal charter of Choctaw Oklahoma Gulf Railroad Co 1488 Enforcement of penal law...
Confer jurisdiction on courts of New York over offenses committed on Indian reservations
Providing nonreimbursable allocations on Carlsbad project 1492 Providing educational facilities for dependents of persons engaged in con struction ...
Emergency fund for Reclamation Bureau to assure continuous operation of its irrigation and power systems
Enlarging Gettysburg National Cemetery
Transferring Pelican Rock in Crescent City Harbor Del Norte County Calif to that county
Extending publicland laws to lands consisting of islands in Red River in Oklahoma
Providing for acquisition of lands for grazing and related purposes 1498 Extension of leases of land in Hawaii 1499 Issuance of patent to Roman Cat...
Validate conveyances of Oregon Short Line R R and Union Pacific R R to Colorado Milling Elevator
Authorizing appropriation for publicschool facilities at Winnebago Nebr
Promoting interests of Fort Hall Indian irrigation project 1503 Issuance of patent in fee to Florence A W Arens 1504 Transfer of Slowe and Carver H...
Disposal of temporary veterans reuse housing 1506 Continuing system of nurseries and nursery schools for day care of children in D C
Creating corporation to operate Government cafeterias etc 1508 Refer to Court of Claims bill for relief of American Elevator Machine Co 1509 Refe...
Care and custody of insane Federal prisoners
Relief of Carrie M Lee 1513 Relief of Helen E Scofield 1514 Amending Bankruptcy act relative to property transfer 1515 Adjustment payments to P...
Amend act authorizing Secretary of Agriculture to adjust titles to lands subject to his administration
Delaying liquidation of mineral interests reserved to United States 1518 Making alcohol plants at Muscatine Iowa Kansas City Mo and Omaha Nebr ...
Transferring land in Langlade County Wis to Forest Service as addition to Nicolet National Forest
Amending title 1 of BankheadJones farm tenant act 1521 Rates of compensation for disabilities incurred in peacetime active military or naval service
Maternity leave for Government employees
Regulating review of judgments of conviction in certain criminal cases
Regulating habeas corpus proceedings in courts of United States 1528 Relief of Tampa Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy 1529 Relief of ...
Relief of Cooperative for American Remittances to Europe
Amend Trading with the enemy act so as to extend statute of limitations on claims
Payment of employees of veterans canteen service from funds of service 1534 Administrator of veterans affairs to contract for investigation reports i...
Establishing presumption of service connection for chronic and tropical diseases under veterans regulations
Extending benefits of Civil service retirement act to certain employees involuntarily separated
Issuance of free passes to time inspectors of railroads
Amending Canal Zone Code
Extending authority to provide for maintenance of domestic tinsmelting industry
Attendance of Marine Band at national assembly of Marine Corps League Milwaukee
Providing for administration of military justice in Air Force 1543 Army and Air Force vitalization and retirement equalization act of 1948
Relief of Hayward 0 Brandon 1548 Relief of estate of John Deiman 1549 Conferring jurisdiction on district court to settle claims of land owners at sit...
Establishing Saratoga National Historical Park
Increase compensation of veterans with service connected disabilities who have dependents
Relief of Ernest L Godfrey
Relief of Mr and Mrs M C Lewis
Relief of Walter Vandahl and others
Relief of Ernest F Lutzken
Relief of W W DeLoach
Revision and enactment into law of title 28 of United States Code entitled Judicial code and judiciary 1560 Ratifying amendments to contracts for fur...
Amending Veterans preference act of 1944 to extend benefits to certain mothers of veterans
Compensation of certain railway postal clerks
Payment of compensation to customs employees for inspectional services on Sundays and holidays
Recommendations of the Joint Committee on the Economic
Report of Western Subcommittee
Report of Midcontinent Subcommittee
Senate Concurrent Resolution 19 Eightieth Congress
Assistance to disabled veterans in acquiring specially adapted housing
Authorizing public works on rivers and harbors for navigation and flood
Delaware River Joint Bridge Commission to fix tolls for transit over bridges
Continuing study of national health problems
Amending Philippine rehabilitation act of 1946 rel to training of Filipinos
Establishment of internships in Department of Medicine and Surgery
Amending Public Health Service act to permit certain expenditures
Aiding in development of improved prosthetic appliances
Amending Public Health Service act relative to eligibility of States
Conferring jurisdiction over Fort Des Moines veterans village upon Iowa
Amending Immigration act relative to deportation hearings
Extension of admiralty jurisdiction
Increasing pay of former members of Lighthouse Service
Conveyance to Richmond Fredericksburg Potomac Railroad Co of lands
Confirming claim of Juan Berrar to certain lands in Louisiana
Providing for suspension of annual assessment work on mining claims held
Interior Department appropriation bill 1949
Establishing NavajoHopi Indian Administration
Disposition of lands on Cabazon Augustine and TorresMartenez Indian
Relief of Wisis Paryzenberg
Relief of Frantisek J Pavlik
Relief of George C Williams 1644 Relief of William R Ramsey
Relief of Dennis Stanton
Relief of Sumner County Colored Fair Association 1647 Relief of Petrol Corporation
Relief of William J Burns International Detective Agency 1649 Relief of sundry residents of Alaska veterans of World War II
Relief of Anthony Arancio
Relief of Kam Fong Chun and others 1652 Relief of Hiro Higa and Kana Higa
Relief of estate of Vito Abarno 1654 Relief of James W Adkins and Mary C Adkins 1655 Relief of legal guardian of Rose M Ammirato 1656 Relief ...
Relief of Sarah L Cregg 1660 Relief of Rosella M Kostenbader 1661 Relief of Joseph M Henry
Relief of Aubrey F Houston
Relief of William C Reese
Relief of Douglas L Craig
Relief of Gerald S Furman 1666 Relief of John Watkins
Relief of Horace J Fenton
Costofliving increase in salaries of policemen and firemen in District of Columbia
Increased pensions for widows and children of members of Police and Fire Departments of D C
Reimbursement to District of Columbia by private enterprise requiring special police and fire assignments
Amending act to regulate practice of optometry in D C
Issuance of license to practice chiropractic in D C to Samuel O Burdette 1678 Investigate matters relating to District of Columbia parking lots
Continuing authorization for appointment of 2 additional Assistant Secre taries of State for 1 year
Transfer to United States Section International Boundary and Water Com mission portion of Fort Brown
Issuance of stamps commemorative of 50th anniversary of organization of Rough Riders
Amending act of June 19 1934 providing for establishment of National Archives
Relief of Richard T Charett
Relief of Alamo Irrigation Co 1690 Relief of Adney W Gray
Relief of James D Sigler and Frederick P Vogelsand
Relief of Winona Machine Foundry Co 1693 Relief of guardian of Robert L Threatt 1694 Relief of Frank A Constable
Relief of estate of David J Janow 1696 Relief of Thomas A Hanley
Relief of Carroll C Garretson 1698 Relief of Mary H Overall and Thomas I Baker 1699 Relief of E Brevard Walker trading as E B Walker Lumber
Assistance to schools overburdened with warincurred or postwar national defenseincurred enrollments
Assistance to Republic of the Philippines in providing medical care and treatment for certain veterans
Amend sec 11 of act approved June 5 1942 relative to Mammoth Cave National Park 1706 Correct error in act establishing Theodore Roosevelt Nati...
Prohibiting mailing of propaganda disseminated by foreign agents unless source is identified
Reclassify salary grades for clerks in airmail field railway post offices
Making imported beer and similar imported liquors subject to internal revenue
Refund or credit to brewers of taxes paid on beer lost in bottling operations
Relief of Carl Piowaty and W J Piowaty
Authorizing Navy Department and San Diego Calif to exchange certain properties
Erection of postoffice building at Bunker Hill Ill 1716 Relief of Ghetel P Kahan Magdalena L Kahan and Susanna Kahan 1717 Relief of First Second...
Relief of Claris U Yeadon
Conferring citizenship posthumously upon Vaso B Benderach
Relief of Stefan Magura and Michal Magura
Relief of Robert E Graham
Relief of George Haniotis
Relief of Dimitri Petrou 1725 Relief of East Coast Ship Yacht Corporation
States to disregard certain income received by blind persons in determining
Relief of Chester 0 Glenn
Relief of Otto Kraus receiver of Neafie Levy Ship Engine Building
Veterans Administration to convey land to Washington County
Relief of Ellen Hudson as administratrix of estate of Walter R Hudson
Attorney General to adjudicate claims resulting from evacuation of persons
Amending Reconstruction Finance Corporation act relative to disaster
Relief of George Bailey
District court of U S for Hawail to hear claims of executors and trustees
Amend Migratory bird hunting stamp act relative to fees
Supplemental independent offices appropriation bill 1949
Bridge across Rio Grande near Hidalgo
Second deficiency appropriation bill 1948
Amending National housing act rel to veterans housing
United States relations with international organizations legislative activ
Introduction 1
Review of record 11
Credibility of witnesses 17
Appendix 25
Introductory statement
The Eightieth Congress second session
AppendixSelected texts
Postmaster appointments under civil service 2

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Page 2 - States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence...
Page 26 - That the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States shall extend to and include all cases of damage or injury, to person or property, caused by a vessel on navigable water, notwithstanding that such damage or injury be done or consummated on land.
Page 3 - CHANGES IN EXISTING LAW MADE RY THE BILL, AS REPORTED In compliance with clause 3 of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, changes in existing law made by the bill, as reported, are shown as follows (existing law proposed to be omitted is enclosed in black brackets, new matter is printed in italic...
Page 108 - The expenses of the committee under this resolution, which shall not exceed $15,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee.
Page 9 - Code, in the same manner and to the same extent as decisions of the district courts in civil actions tried without a jury; and the judgment of any such court shall be final, except that it shall be subject to review by the Supreme Court of the United States upon certiorari, in the manner provided in section 1254 of title 28 of the United States Code.
Page 5 - State court shall not be granted unless it appears that the applicant has exhausted the remedies available in the courts of the State, or that there is either an absence of available State corrective process or the existence of circumstances rendering such process Ineffective to protect the rights of the prisoner.
Page 3 - For the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in national parks, monuments, and other areas administered by the National Park Service, including areas authorized to be established as national parks and monuments, and national park and monument approach roads authorized by the Act of January 31, 1931 (46 Stat. 1053) as amended, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $10,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955...

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