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May 1, 1958 ONE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA (s. Con. Res. 86]
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the congratulations and best wishes of the Congress of the United States are hereby cordially extended to the State of Minnesota upon the occasion of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State of Minnesota into the Union.
Agreed to May 1, 1958.
May 21, 1958 (H, Con Res. 17)
HOUSE DOCUMENT NO. 232, 84TH CONGRESS Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there shall be printed for the use of the House of Representatives five hundred thousand additional copies of House Document Numbered 232, Eighty-fourth Congress, with emendations.
Passed May 21, 1958.
Printing of additional copies.
a s House Document.
“OUR AMERICAN GOVERNMENT. WHAT IS IT?
May 21, 1958 HOW DOES IT FUNCTION?"
[H, Con. Res. 228] Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That, (a) with the permission of the copyright owner of the book “Our American Government—1,001 Questions on How It Works”, with answers by Wright Patman, published by Scholastic Magazines, Incorporated, there shall be printed as a House document the pamphlet entitled “Our American Government. What Is It? How Does It Function?". In addition to the usual number there shall be printed 2,000 copies for use and distribution by each Member of Congress. (b) As used in this concurrent resolution the term "Member of "Me mber of
". Congress" includes a Member of the Senate, a Member of, and a Dele- Congress": gate to, the House of Representatives, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico.
Passed May 21, 1958.
Flor al wreaths.
May 22, 1958 UNKNOWNS OF WORLD WAR II AND KOREA
[S, Con. Res. 90) Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives are each hereby authorized and purchase. directed to purchase a floral wreath to be placed by the catafalques bearing the remains of the Unknowns of World War II and Korea which are to lie in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol of the United States from May 28 to May 30, 1958, the expenses of which shall be paid from the contingent funds of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively.
Agreed to May 22, 1958.
June 17, 1958 (S. Con, Res. 93]
CORRECTION OF S. 734
and for other purposes, the Secretary of the Senate is authorized and directed to make the following correction :
In the sixth line of the salary schedule in section 6 (a) (3) strike out "8,955" and insert in lieu thereof 8,755".
Agreed to June 17, 1958.
June 24, 1958 (H. Con. Res. 34 3] UNITED STATES EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY FOR HUNGARIANS
Whereas the revolt of the Hungarian people in 1956 against Soviet
control was acclaimed by freedom loving people throughout the world; and Whereas the suppression of the Hungarian revolt of 1956 by the
armed forces of the Soviet Union was condemned by the General
Assembly of the United Nations; and
unsuccessful revolt against Soviet oppression was induced to leave
without the approval of the Soviet Union; and Whereas these promises were treacherously ignored by Soviet forces
and Imre Nagy was seized and held incommunicado; and Whereas the Soviet imposed Communist regime of Hungary has now
announced that Imre Nagy, together with his colleagues Miklos Gimes, Pal Maleter, and Jozsef Szilagyi have been tried and exe
cuted in secret; and Whereas this brutal political reprisal shocks the conscience of decent
mankind: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), Hung arians.
That it is the sense of the Congress of the United States that the of sympathy. President of the United States express through the organs of the
United Nations and through all other appropriate channels, the deep sense of indignation of the United States at this act of barbarism and perfidy of the Government of the Soviet Union and its instrument for the suppression of the independence of Hungary, the Hungarian Communist regime; and be it further
Resolved, That it is the sense of the Congress of the United States that the President of the United States express through all appropriate channels the sympathy of the people of the United States for the people of Hungary on the occasion of this new expression of their ordeal of political oppression and terror. Passed June 24, 1958.
U. S. expression
June 25, 1958 (S. Con. Res. 80]
STATUE OF CHARLES MARION RUSSELL IN STATUARY HALL
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), Charles M. Rus. That the statue of Charles Marion Russell, presented by the State of
Montana, to be placed in the Statuary Hall collection, is accepted in the name of the United States, and that the thanks of the Congress be tendered said State for the contribution of the statue of one of its most gifted and colorful citizens, noted for his artistic skill; and be
it further Copy to Govo Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions, suitably engrossed and
duly authenticated, be transmitted to the Governor of Montana. Agreed to June 25, 1958.
ernor of Montana.
June 25, 1958 (S. Con. Res. 81)
Charles M, Russell, statue.
STATUE OF CHARLES MARION RUSSELL IN CAPITOL ROTUNDA
Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the State of Montana is hereby authorized to place temporarily in the rotunda of the Capitol a statue of the late Charles Marion Russell, of Montana, and to hold ceremories in the rotunda on said occasion; and the Architect of the Capitol is hereby authorized to make the necessary arrangements therefor.
Agreed to June 25, 1958.
June 25, 1958 (s. Con. Res. 95)
Ante, p. 294.
CORRECTION OF S. 2533 Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That, in the enrollment of the bill (S. 2533) entitled "An Act to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the Administrator of General Services to lease space for Federal agencies for periods not exceeding fifteen years, and for other purposes”, the Secretary of the Senate be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to make the following correction, namely: In the last line of House engrossed amendment numbered 4, strike out "37 Stat. 318" and insert "37 Stat. 718".
Agreed to June 25, 1958.
June 27, 1958
(S. Con. Res. 82] STATUE OF CHARLES MARION RUSSELL Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the proceedings at the presentation, dedication, and acceptance ceedings as Senate
Printing of proof the statue of Charles Marion Russell, to be presented by the State document. of Montana in the rotunda of the Capitol, together with appropriate illustrations and other pertinent matter, shall be printed as a Senate document. The copy for such Senate document shall be prepared under the supervision of the Joint Committee on Printing. SEC. 2. There shall be printed three thousand additional copies of
copies. such Senate document, which shall be bound in such style as the Joint Committee on Printing shall direct, and of which one hundred copies shall be for the use of the Senate and one thousand two hundred copies shall be for the use of the Members of the Senate from the State of Montana, and five hundred copies shall be for the use of the House of Representatives and one thousand two hundred copies shall be for the use of the Members of the House of Representatives from the State of Montana.
Agreed to June 27, 1958.
June 27, 1958 “CIVIL RIGHTS-1957"
[s. Con. Res. 87) Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there be printed for the use of the Committee on the Judiciary Printing of addi, two thousand additional copies of the hearings of its Subcommittee tionale sopies of on Constitutional Rights entitled "Civil Rights—1957", held during the Eighty-fifth Congress, first session.
Agreed to June 27, 1958.
July 11, 1958 (H. Con. Res. 175)
CODE OF ETHICS FOR GOVERNMENT SERVICE Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of the Congress that the following Code of Ethics should be adhered to by all Government employees, including officeholders:
CODE OF ETHICS FOR GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Any person in Government service should:
1. Put loyalty to the highest moral principles and to country above loyalty to persons, party, or Government department.
2. Uphold the Constitution, laws, and legal regulations of the United States and of all governments therein and never be a party to their evasion.
3. Give a full day's labor for a full day's pay; giving to the performance of his duties his earnest effort and best thought.
4. Seek to find and employ more efficient and economical ways of getting tasks accomplished.
5. Sever discriminate unfairly by the dispensing of special favors or privileges to anyone, whether for remuneration or not; and never accept, for himself or his family, favors or benefits under circumstances which might be construed by reasonable persons as influencing the performance of his governmental duties.
6. Make no private promises of any kind binding upon the duties of office, since a Government employee has no private word which can be binding on public duty.
7. Engage in no business with the Government, either directly or indirectly, which is inconsistent with the conscientious performance of his governmental duties.
8. Never use any information coming to him confidentially in the performance of governmental duties as a means for making private profit.
9. Expose corruption wherever discovered. 10. Uphold these principles, ever conscious that public office is a public trust.
Passed July 11, 1958.
July 15, 1958 (H. Con. Res. 346] CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE LINCOLN-DOUGLAS DEBATE
Whereas the debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Doug
las at Freeport, Illinois, in the Illinois senatorial contest of 1858
United States; and
to be appropriately commemorated at Freeport in August of 1958:
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), Lincoln-Doug. That the Congress of the United States joins the city of Freeport in Centennial in commemorating the centennial anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas Freeport, Ill.
debate which was held in Freeport, Illinois, on August 27, 1858. Copy to Gove SEC. 2. A copy of this resolution, suitably engrossed and duly ernor of Illinois,
authenticated, shall be transmitted to the Governor of Illinois, and the president of the Lincoln-Douglas Society, Freeport, Illinois.
Passed July 15, 1958.
July 23, 1958 (H. Con. Res. 332)
PEACEFUL EXPLORATION OF OUTER SPACE
nation, in every environment, that the exploration of outer space shall be by peaceful means and shall be dedicated to peaceful pur
Whereas the United States as a nation and as a people favors the peace
ful solution of all international problems: Now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the Congress of the United States believes that the nations of the world should join in the establishment of plans for the peaceful ploration. exploration of outer space, should ban the use of outer space for military aggrandizement, and should endeavor to broaden man's knowledge of space with the purpose of advancing the good of all mankind rather than for the benefit of one nation or group of nations; That it is the sense of the Congress :
That the United States should strive, through the United Nations or such other means as may be most appropriate, for an international agreement banning the use of outer space for military purposes;
That the United States should seek through the United Nations or such other means as may be most appropriate an international agreement providing for joint exploration of outer space and establishing a method by which disputes which arise in the future in relation to outer space will be solved by legal, peaceful methods, rather than by resort to violence;
That the United States should press for an international agreement providing for joint cooperation in the advancement of scientific developments which can be expected to flow from the exploration of outer space, such as the improvement of communications, the betterment of weather forecasting, and other benefits;
and That the Congress respectfully requests the President to effectuate in every way possible the objectives set forth in this resolution.
Passed July 23, 1958.
"PHYSICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM AS IT RELATES TO THE FIELD
July 24, 1958 OF ATOMIC ENERGY”
[H, Con. Res. 325) Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring),
Printing of That the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy be authorized to have
copies of hearprinted for its use ten thousand copies of the public hearings on ings. “Physical research program as it relates to the field of atomic energy", held by the Subcommittee on Research and Development during the Eighty-fifth Congress, second session; and be it further
Resolved, That the Joint Committee be authorized to have printed ten thousand copies of the report on the above hearings; and be it further
Resolved, That the Joint Committee be authorized to have printed two thousand copies of the index of the above hearings.
Passed July 24, 1958.