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President's Positions on 84th House Roll Call Votes


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h84v2H J RES 159. FORMOSA POLICY. AUTHORIZE PRESIDENT TO USE ARMED FORCES TO PROTECT FORMOSA AND RELATED TERRITORIES. PASSED.HJRE1591Yea vote
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h84v3HR 587. ALLOW PERSONS SERVING IN ARMED FORCES ON JANUARY 31, 1955, TO CONTINUE TO ACCURE EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS UNDER VETERAN'S RE-ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1952. PASSED.HR5871Yea vote
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h84v4HR 3005. SELECTIVE SERVICE. EXTENSION OF UNIVERSAL MILI- TARY TRAINING AND SERVICE ACT AND DEPENDENTS ASSISTANCE ACT FOR FOUR YEARS. PASSED.HR30051Yea vote
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h84v5HR 3828. CONGRESSIONAL SALARIES. SALARY RAISED FOR CON- GRESS, THE PRESIDENT VICE-PR ESIDENT, SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, SUPREME COURT, FEDERAL JUDGES, SOME OFFICIALS OF THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, AND SOME STAFF MEMBERS OF HOUSE COMMITTEES. PASSED.1Yea vote
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h84v6H RES 142. AUTHORIZE CLOSED RULE TO PROHIBIT FLOOR AMEND- MENTS AND ALLOW TWO DAYS OF DEBATE ON HR 1, TRADE AGREEMENTS EXTENSION ACT OF 1955. SMITH MOTION TO CLOSE DEBATE ON THE RESOLUTION. REJECTED.HRE1421Yea vote
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h84v7H RES 142. AUTHORIZE CLOSED RULE TO PROHIBIT FLOOR AMEND- MENTS AN ALLOW TWO DAYS OF DEBATE ON HR 1, TRADE AGREEMENTS EXTENSION ACT OF 1955. BROWN AMENDMENT TO PERMIT FIVE HOURS OF DEBATE AND FLOOR AMENDMENTS. REJECTED.HRE1426Nay vote
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h84v8H RES 142. AUTHORIZE CLOSED RULE TO PROHIBIT FLOOR AMEND- MENTS AND ALLOW TWO DAYS OF DEBATE ON HR 1, TRADE AGREEMENTS EXTENSION ACT OF 1955. CLOSED RULE ADOPTED.HRE1421Yea vote
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h84v9HR 1. RECIPROCAL TRADE EXTENSION. REED MOTION TO RECOMMIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO AMEND TO REQUIRE PRESIDENTIAL COMPLI- ANCE WITH TARIFF COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS. REJECTED.HR16Nay vote
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h84v10HR 1. RECIPROCAL TRADE EXTENSION. PASSED.HR11Yea vote
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h84v11HR 4529. TAX REDUCTION. PROVIDE ONE YEAR EXTENSION OF COR- PORATE NORMAL TAX RATE AND CERTAIN EXCISE TAXES, AND $20 IN- COME TAX CREDIT PER PERSONAL EXEMPTION. REED MOTION TO RE- COMMIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO DELETE INCOME TAX PROVISION. REJECTEDHR45291Yea vote
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h84v13HR 3828. CONGRESSIONAL SALARIES. SAME AS CQ 5, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SOME STAFF MEMBERS OF HOUSE COMMITTEES. SECOND CONFERENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.HR38281Yea vote
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h84v14HR 2607. MILITARY PAY. PROVIDE INCENTIVE PAY RAISE AND OTHER FRINGE BENEFITS FOR ENLISTED MEN AND OFFICERS. PASSED.HR26071Yea vote
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h84v15HR 4903. SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION FOR FISCAL 1955. PRESTON AMENDMENT TO RESTORE UNITED NATIONS AID FUNDS. ADOPTED.HR49031Yea vote
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h84v16HR 4644. POSTAL EMPLOYEES PAY RAISE. SUSPENSION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIRED. REJECTED.HR46441Yea vote
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h84v20HR 4259. PROVIDE ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF EXISTING CORPORATE NORMAL TAX RATE CERTAIN EXCISE TAX RATES. CONFERENCE REPORT (WITHOUT INCLUSION OF $20 TAX CREDIT). ADOPTED.HR42591Yea vote
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h84v22HR 4644. POSTAL PAY INCREASE FOR EMPLOYEES IN FIELD SER- VICE. MOSS AMENDMENT TO RAISE INCREASE. ADOPTED.HR46446Nay vote
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h84v23HR 4644. POSTAL PAY INCREASE. MOTION TO RECOMMIT WITHOUT INSTRUCTIONS. REJECTED.HR46441Yea vote
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h84v24HR 4644. POSTAL PAY INCREASE. PASSED.HR46446Nay vote
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h84v25HR 4393. AUTHORIZE FUNDS FOR NAVY SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP MODERNIZATION PROGRAM. PASSED.HR43931Yea vote
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h84v27HR 12. FARM PRICE SUPPORTS. HILL MOTION TO RECOMMIT (KILL THE BILL). REJECTED.HR121Yea vote
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h84v28HR 12. FARM PRICE SUPPORTS. PASSED.HR126Nay vote
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h84v29S 1. POSTAL PAY RAISE. REES MOTION TO RETURN BILL TO CON- FERENCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO REDUCE PAY INCREASE. REJECTED.S11Yea vote
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h84v30S 1. POSTAL PAY RAISE AVERAGING 8.59 PERCENT. CONFERENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.S16Nay vote
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h84v31H RES 233. PROVIDE FOR SEVEN HOURS OF DEBATE ON, AND LIMIT AMENDMENTS TO, HR 2535 THE A LASKA-HAWAII STATEHOOD BILL. ADOPTED.HRE2336Nay vote
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h84v34HR 6042. FISCAL 1956 DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS. PASSED.HR60421Yea vote
PL 84-157, signed July 13, 1955
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h84v37HR 2851. DONABLE COMMODITIES. MAKE AGRICULTURAL COMMODI- TIES OWNED BY COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION AVAILABLE TO NEEDY. PASSED.HR28511Yea vote
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h84v41S 2061. POSTAL PAY RAISE. SECOND BILL TO INCREASE COMPEN- SATION RATES FOR EMPLOYEES IN POSTAL FIELD SERVICE. SUSPEN- SION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIRED. PASSED.S20611Yea vote
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h84v42HR 5923. AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR COMPLETION OF INTER- AMERICAN HIGHWAY IN THREE YEARS. PASSED.HR59231Yea vote
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h84v43HR 1. RECIPROCAL TRADE EXTENSION. EXTEND AUTHORITY OF PRESIDENT TO ENTER INTO TRADE AGREEMENTS. CONFERENCE RE- PORT. ADOPTED.HR11Yea vote
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h84v44HR 6227. REGULATION OF BANK HOLDING COMPANIES. PASSED.HR62271Yea vote
PL 84-511, signed May 9, 1956
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h84v46S 67. RAISE BASIC COMPENSATION OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. SUSPENSION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJO- RITY REQUIRED. PASSED.S671Yea vote
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h84v47H CON RES 109. AUTHORIZE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO ATTEND NATO PARLIAMENTARY CONFERENCE. SUSPENSION OF RULES. TWO- THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIRED. ADOPTED.HCRE1091Yea vote
PL 84-689, signed July 11, 1956
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h84v48HR 6295. TRAVEL EXPENSES. AMEND 1949 TRAVEL EXPENSE MAXI- MUM PER DIEM ALLOWANCE. SUSPENSION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIRED. PASSED.HR62951Yea vote
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h84v49HR 4663. CENTRAL VALLEY RECLAMATION PROJECT. AUTHORIZE FUNDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OPERA TION, AND MAINTENANCE OF CALI- FORNIA CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT. PASSED.HR46631Yea vote
PL 84-386, signed Aug. 12, 1955
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h84v50HR 6040. CUSTOMS SIMPLIFICATION. AMEND 1930 TARIFF ACT TO IMPROVE VALUATION OF IMPORTS PROCEDURE. SIMPSON MOTION TO RECOMMIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO DELETE SECTION PROVIDING VAL- UATION STANDARDS. REJECTED.HR60406Nay vote
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h84v52HR 6992. EXTEND TEMPORARY INCREASE IN PUBLIC DEBT LIMIT ONE YEAR. PASSED.HR69921Yea vote
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h84v54HR 3005. EXTEND UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING AND DEPENDENTS ASSISTANCE ACTS ONE YEAR AND DOCTORS' DRAFT LAW FOR TWO YEARS. MASON MOTION TO RECOMMIT CONFERENCE REPORT. REJECTED.HR30056Nay vote
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h84v55HR 3005. EXTEND UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING AND DEPENDENTS ASSISTANCE ACTS ONE YEAR AND DOCTORS' DRAFT LAW FOR TWO YEARS. CONFERENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.HR30051Yea vote
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h84v57S 2090. MUTUAL SECURITY ACT OF 1955. AUTHORIZE MILITARY AND ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE TO FRIENDLY NATIONS. PASSED.S20901Yea vote
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h84v58HR 3210. LAKE MICHIGAN WATER DIVERSION. AUTHORIZE THREE YEAR TEST OF EFFECTS OF INCREASING WATER DIVERSION FROM LAKE MICHIGAN INTO ILLINOIS WATERWAY. DAVIS MOTION TO RECOMMIT. REJECTED.HR32101Yea vote
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h84v59S 2090. MUTUAL SECURITY ACT OF 1955. CONFERENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.S20901Yea vote
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h84v61HR 6766. FISCAL 1956 PUBLIC WORKS APPROPRIATIONS. CONFER- ENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.HR67661Yea vote
PL 84-163, signed July 15, 1955
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h84v65****MISSING TEXT***1Yea vote
Req 840080, 840081, 840082, 840083, 840084, 840085, voteview=9 (typo)
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h84v67HR 7474. AUTHORIZE FUNDS FOR FEDERAL-STATE HIGHWAY CON- STRUCTION. WITHROW MOTION TO RECOMMIT WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBSTITUTE PRESIDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS. REJECTED.HR74741Yea vote
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h84v68HR 7474. FEDERAL-STATE HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION. PASSED.HR74741Yea vote
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h84v71HR 6645. AMEND NATURAL GAS ACT TO EXEMPT PRODUCERS OF NATU- RAL GAS FROM PUBLIC UTILITY REGULATION. PASSED.HR66456Nay vote
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h84v72S 2126. HOUSING ACT OF 1955. OMNIBUS MEASURE TO AID IN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SLUM CLE ARANCE, AND URBAN RENEWAL. WOLCOTT AMENDMENT TO ELIMINATE PUBLIC HOUSING PROVISION. AGREED TO.S21266Nay vote
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h84v73S 2126. HOUSING ACT OF 1955. PASSED.S21261Yea vote
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h84v76S 2126. HOUSING ACT OF 1955. CONFERENCE REPORT. ADOPTED.S21261Yea vote
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h84v77HR 8780. FARM MACHINERY GAS TAX. AMENDMENT TO INTERNAL RE- VENUE CODE OF 1954 TO RELIEVE FARMERS OF EXCISE TAX ON FUELS FOR FARM USE. SUSPENSION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY RE- QUIRED. PASSED.HR87801Yea vote
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h84v79HR 7993. NAVY SHIPBUILDING AND CONVERSION. AUTHORIZE FUNDS FOR NAVY SHIPBUILDING AND MODERNIZATION PROGRAM. PASSED.HR79931Yea vote
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h84v82H RES 311. COLORADO RIVER STORAGE. CONSIDER HR 3383, A BILL TO AUTHORIZE CONSTRUCTION OF COLORADO RIVER STORAGE PROJECT UNDER OPEN RULE. ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION.HRE3111Yea vote
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h84v83HR 3383. COLORADO RIVER IRRIGATION AND RECLAMATION PROJECT. PASSED.HR33831Yea vote
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h84v85HR 9166. TAX RATE EXTENSION. EXTEND CORPORATE NORMAL TAXES AND CERTAIN EXCISE TAXES FOR ONE YEAR. PASSED UNDER SUSPEN- SION OF RULES. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIRED.HR91661Yea vote
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h84v86HR 8320. EXTEND FOR 90 DAYS THE SCHOOL MILK AND BRUCELLOSIS #NAME?HR83206Nay vote
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h84v87HR 8320. SCHOOL MILK AND BRUCELLOSIS-ERADICATION PROGRAMS. CONFERENCE REPORT. MOTION TO CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENT EX- TENDING PROGRAMS FOR TWO YEARS. PASSED.HR83201Yea vote
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h84v89HR 12. FARM PROGRAM. AGRICULTURAL ACT OF 1956. MOTION TO RECOMMIT CONFERENCE REPORT WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO LOWER MANDA- TORY PRICE SUPPORTS AND DELE TE DUAL PARITY PROVISIONS, MAN- DATORY FEED GRAINS SUPPORTS AND WHEAT AND RICE DOMESTIC PARITY PLHR121Yea vote
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h84v90HR 12. FARM PROGRAM. ADOPTION OF CONFERENCE REPORT PROVI- DING 90 PER-CENT MANDATORY SUPPORTS AND SOIL BANK FEATURES.HR126Nay vote
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h84v92HR 12. FARM PROGRAM. AGRICULTURAL ACT OF 1956. PASSAGE REQUIRED OVER PRESIDENT'S VETO. TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY REQUIR- ED. REJECTED.HR126Nay vote
Vetoed
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h84v93HR 7728. POTOMAC RIVER BRIDGE. TRANSFER AUTHORITY FOR BUILDING POTOMAC RIVER BRIDGE FROM INTERIOR DEPARTMENT TO COMMERCE DEPARTMENT. PASSED.HR77281Yea vote
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h84v95HR 10660. HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION ACT. AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT FEDERAL-AID ROAD ACT BY AUTHORIZING FUNDS FOR HIGHWAY CON- STRUCTION. AMEND INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TO PROVIDE ADDI- TIONAL REVENUE FOR HIGHWAYS. PASSED.HR106601Yea vote
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h84v98HR 10875. FARM PROGRAM. MOTION TO RECOMMIT TO AGRICULTURE COMMITTEE WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO WRITE IN AN ADVANCE PAYMENT PROVISION FOR SOIL BANK PROGRAM. REJECTED.HR108751Yea vote
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h84v99HR 10875. FARM PROGRAM. PASSAGE OF BILL APPROVING SOIL BANK PROGRAM.HR108751Yea vote
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h84v100HR 10986. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 1957. AMENDMENT TO DELETE PROVISION REQUIRING CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE APPROVAL BEFORE TRANSFER OF WORK TRADITIONALLY PERFORMED BY CIVILIANS. ADOPTED.HR109861Yea vote
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h84v101HR 10986. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 1957. PASSED.HR109861Yea vote
PL 84-639, signed July 2, 1956
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h84v104HR 11319. PUBLIC WORKS APPROPRIATION. AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR RE-SURVEY OF TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY. ADOPTED.HR113191Yea vote
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h84v105HR 10875. REVISED FARM BILL. ADOPTION OF CONFERENCE RE- PORT.HR108751Yea vote
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h84v106S J RES 135. INDIAN PAYMENT. PROVIDE PAYMENT TO CROW IN- DIANS FOR SITE OF YELLOWTAIL DAM IN MONTANA. ADOPTION OF CONFERENCE REPORT.SJRE1356Nay vote
Vetoed
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h84v107HR 10285. FARM CREDIT ACT OF 1956. MERGE PRODUCTION CRE- DIT CORPORATIONS IN FEDERAL INTERMEDIATE BANKS, AND PROVIDE FOR RETIREMENT OF GOVERNMENT CAPITAL IN FEDERAL INTERMEDIATE BANKS AND FOR SUPERVISION OF PRODUCTION CREDIT ASSOCIATIONS. PASSEHR102851Yea vote
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h84v108HR 11356. MUTUAL SECURITY ACT OF 1956. AUTHORIZE $3.6 BILLION FOR MUTUAL SECURITY PROGRAM AND EXTEND FOR ONE YEAR. PASSED.HR113561Yea vote
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h84v113HR 9540. EXTEND AND STRENGTHEN WATER POLLUTION CONTROL ACT. PASSED.HR95401Yea vote
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h84v114S 3295. EXTEND DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME IN D. C. UNTIL LAST SUNDAY IN OCTOBER. PASSED.S32951Yea vote
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h84v115HR 7886. VETERANS' PENSIONS. INCREASE AND LIBERALIZE BASIS OF PAYMENT FOR NON-SERVICE CONNECTED VETERANS' PENSIONS. MOTION TO RECOMMIT. REJECTED.HR78861Yea vote
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h84v116HR 7886. INCREASE AND LIBERALIZE BASIS OF PAYMENT FOR NON- SERVICE CONNECTED VETERANS' PENSIONS. PASSED.HR78866Nay vote
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h84v118H RES 554. SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION. PROVIDE OPEN RULE FOR SIX HOURS OF DEBATE ON HR 7535 T HE SCHOOL AID BILL. ADOPTED.HRE5541Yea vote
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h84v121HR 7535. SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION. AMENDMENT TO SUBSTITUTE FOR STATE GRANTS FORMULA AID TO STATES BASED ON PERCENTAGE OF FEDERAL TAXES COLLECTED IN EACH STATE DURING PREVIOUS YEAR. REJECTED.HR75356Nay vote
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h84v122HR 7535. SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AID BILL. AMENDMENT DENYING FEDERAL FUNDS TO ANY STATE THAT FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE DE- CISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT. ADOPTED.HR75356Nay vote
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h84v123HR 7535. SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AID BILL. MOTION TO RECOMMIT, WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBSTITUTE THE ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM. REJECTED.HR75351Yea vote
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h84v125HR 11380. POSTAL RATES. READJUSTMENT OF POSTAL RATES AND CONGRESSIONAL POLICY FOR DETERMINATION OF POSTAL RATES. PASSED.HR113801Yea vote
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h84v127HR 11967. NATIONAL MEMORIAL STADIUM. AUTHORIZE COMMISSION TO CONSIDER PLANS FOR D. C. ATHLETIC FIELD AND STADIUM. PASSED.HR119671Yea vote
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h84v128HR 12130. FOREIGN AID APPROPRIATIONS. APPROPRIATIONS FOR MUTUAL SECURITY PROGRAM FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE, 1957. PASSED.HR121301Yea vote
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h84v130HR 12138. SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS. MOTION TO RECOMMIT. REJECTED.HR121386Nay vote
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h84v133HR 11708. AGRICULTURAL TRADE. AMEND AGRICULTURAL TRADE DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1954 TO INCREASE AMOUNT AUTHORIZED FOR DISPOSING OF SURPLUS AGRICULTURAL COMMODI- TIES. PASSED.HR117081Yea vote
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h84v135HR 627. CIVIL RIGHTS BILL. MOTION TO RECOMMIT TO PROVIDE MEANS OF FURTHER SECURING AND PROTECTING THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF THOSE WITHIN U. S. JURISDICTION. REJECTED.HR6276Nay vote
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h84v136HR 627. CIVIL RIGHTS BILL. PASSED.HR6271Yea vote
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h84v139HR 7992. CONGRESSIONAL VETO POWER. REQUIRE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE TO NOTIFY CONGRESS PRIOR TO TRANSFER OF WORK TO PRI- VATE INDUSTRY, AND SUBJECT SUCH TRANSFER TO CONGRESSIONAL VETO. AGREED TO.HR79926Nay vote
Did not reach president per Congressional Bills Project data
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h84v144H RES 641. RULE PROVIDING FOR TWO HOURS OF DEBATE ON HR 412, AUTHORIZING CONSTRUCTION OF FRYINGPAN-ARKANSAS PROJECT IN COLORADO. REJECTED.HRE6411Yea vote
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h84v148S 3338. SOUTHWESTERN POWER ADMINISTRATION. BLOCK POWER RATE INCREASES BY SPA BEFORE JULY, 1957. PASSED.S33386Nay vote
Vetoed per Congressional Bills Project data
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