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President's Positions on 76th Senate Roll Call Votes


Vote#Description (Highlights are coding aids) asc / dscBill/ResPres "Vote"Pres NotesSenators 
s76v1CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF FRANK MURPHY, OF MICHIGAN, TO BE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v2CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF HARRY L. HOPKINS, OF NEW YORK, TO BE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v4CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF FLOYD H. ROBERTS, OF VIRGINIA, TO BE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v7TO PASS H.R. 3791, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE NATIONAL DEFENSE.HR37911Yea vote
Req 760011
Voteview
 
s76v8TO AMEND H.R. 4425, A BILL TO REORGANIZE EXECUTIVE AGENCIES, BY PROVIDING THAT THE REORGANIZATION SPECIFIED IN THE PLAN SHOULD NOT BECOME EFFECTIVE UNTIL AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF A JOINT RESOLUTION SPECIFICALLY APPROVING SUCH PLAN, AND THAT ANY SHR44256Nay vote
Req 760001
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s76v9TO TABLE A MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4425 PROVIDING THAT THE REORGANIZATION SPECIFIED IN THE PLAN SHOULD NOT BECOME EFFECTIVE UNTIL AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF A JOINT RESOLUTION SPECIFICALLY APPROVING SUCH PLAN, AHR44256Nay vote
Req 760001
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s76v10TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH THE SO-CALLED WHEELER AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4425 WAS ADOPTED. SEE ROLL CALLS NO. 1008,1009.HR44251Yea vote
Req 760001
Voteview
 
s76v11RECONSIDERATION OF AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4425, PROVIDING THAT THE REORGANIZATION SPECIFIED IN THE PLAN SHOULD NOT BECOME EFFECTIVE UNTIL AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF A JOINT RESOLUTION SPECIFICALLY APPROVING SUCH PLAN, AND THAT ANY SUCH JOINT RESOLUTIHR44256Nay vote
Req 760001
Voteview
 
s76v12TO TABLE A MOTION TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE BY WHICH THE WHEELER AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4425 WAS DEFEATED. SEE ROLL CALL 1011.HR44251Yea vote
Req 760001
Voteview
 
s76v13TO AMEND H.R. 4425, BY EXCLUDING THE CIVIL AERONAUTICS AUTHORITY FROM THE NUMBER OF AGENCIES WHICH COULD BE AFFECTED BY AN EXECUTIVE ORDER.HR44256Nay vote
Req 760001
Voteview
 
s76v14TO PASS H.R. 4425.HR44251Yea vote
Req 760001
Voteview
 
s76v17TO PASS S. 572.S5721Yea vote
Signed Aug. 11, 1939
Voteview
 
s76v18CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS, OF CONNECTICUT, TO BE ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.1Yea vote
Nominee
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s76v20TO AMEND H.R. 4852, APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE INTERIOR, BY PROVIDING THAT NO PART OF THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL PARK, N. C. AND TENN. SHOULD BE USED FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE PRESENT SUPERINTENDENT OF THE PARK.HR48521Yea vote
Req 760010
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s76v21TO PASS S. 2065, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF THE SALE OF CERTAIN SECURITIES IN INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE AND THROUGH THE MAILS, AND THE REGULATION OF THE TRUST INDENTURES UNDER WHICH THE SAME ARE ISSUED.S20651Yea vote
Signed Aug. 3, 1939
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s76v25TO PASS H.R. 5269.HR52691Yea vote
Signed June 30,1939
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s76v27TO PASS H.R. 6149 A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE NAVY DEPARTMENT AND THE NAVAL SERVICE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1940.HR61491Yea vote
Req 760014
Voteview
 
s76v39TO AMEND H.R. 3325, A BILL RELATING TO THE STABILIZATION OF THE DOLLAR, BY REQUIRING THE GOVERNMENT TO BUY SILVER AT $1.16 PER OUNCE (SILVER WAS THEN SELLING ON THE OPEN-MARKET FOR 40 CENTS AN OUNCE).HR33256Nay vote
Req 760020
Voteview
 
s76v42TO AMEND H.R. 3325, BY FIXING THE PRICE OF SILVER AND REQUIRING GOVERNMENT PURCHASE OF SILVER.HR33256Nay vote
Req 760020
Voteview
 
s76v43TO AMEND H.R. 3325, BY PROVIDING THAT IT IS '' THE POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES THAT THE PRICE LEVEL AS SHOWN BY THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS SHALL BE ADJUSTED TO 100, AND IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SHR33256Nay vote
Req 760020
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s76v44TO AMEND H.R. 3325, BY PROVIDING THAT '' THE SUM OF $1.5 BILLION HERETOFORE APPROPRIATED AND COVERED INTO A STABILIZATION FUND AS PROVIDED BY PUBLIC LAW NO. 87 ... IS HEREBY REAPPROPRIATED AND COVERED INTO THE GENERAL FUND OF THE TREASURY, AND HR33256Nay vote
Req 760020
Voteview
 
s76v52TO PASS H.J.RES. 326.HJR3261Yea vote
Signed June 30,1939
Voteview
 
s76v53CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF ARCHIBALD MACLEISH TO BE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v54TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 3325, A BILL EXTENDING THE TIME WITHIN WHICH THE POWERS RELATING TO THE STABLIZA- TION AND ALTERATION OF THE WEIGHT OF THE DOLLAR MAY BE EXERCISED.HR33251Yea vote
Req 760020
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s76v55CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 6577, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TAXATION BILL, TO INSIST ON SENATE AMENDMENTS AND AGREE TO THE FURTHER CONFERENCE REQUESTED BY THE HOUSE, AND THAT THE CHAIR APPOINT THE SENATE CONFEREES ON FOR THE FURTHER CONFERENCE.HR65771Yea vote
Signed July 26, 1939
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s76v61TO AMEND H.R. 6635, BY REPEALING THE REQUIREMENT OF STATE CONTRIBUTION FOR AID TO NEEDY OLD PEOPLE, AND SUBSTITUTE THEREFOR AN OUTRIGHT FEDERAL PENSION OF $40 A MONTH TO EVERY CITIZEN 60 YEARS OF AGE OR MORE WHO IS NOT GAINFULLY EMPLOYED.HR66356Nay vote
Req 760018
Voteview
 
s76v62TO RECOMMIT H.R. 6635, TO THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE.HR66356Nay vote
Req 760017, 760018, 760019
Voteview
 
s76v64TO PASS H.R. 6635.HR66351Yea vote
Req 760017, 760018, 760019
Voteview
 
s76v67TO AMEND EXECUTIVE B, A GENERAL TREATY WITH PANAMA, BY STIPULATING THAT IN THE EVENT OF EMERGENCY CONDITIONS THE UNITED STATES COULD INTERVENE WITHOUT CONSULTATION WITH THE PANAMANIAN GOVERNMENT.EXB71Yea vote
Req 760019
Voteview
 
s76v68RATIFICATION OF EXECUTIVE B, A GENERAL TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE REPUBLIC OF PANAMA.EXB71Yea vote
Treaty
Voteview
 
s76v93TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 6635, AMENDMENTS OF SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.HR66351Yea vote
Req 760017, 760018, 760019
Voteview
 
s76v95TO RECOMMIT H.J.RES. 306, NEUTRALITY ACT OF 1939, TO THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS WITH INSTRUCTIONS.HJR3066Nay vote
Req 760032, 760036, 760037
Voteview
 
s76v96TO AMEND H.J.RES. 306, PROVIDING THAT '' SO LONG AS THE PRESENT WAR BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN, FRANCE, GERMANY, AND OTHER COUNTRIES CONTINUES, ALL WATERS WITHIN 300 MILES OF THE CONTINENT OF EUROPE, OF GREAT BRITAIN, OF IRELAND, ARE HEREBY DECLAREDHJR3066Nay vote
Req 760032
Voteview
 
s76v99TO AMEND H.J.RES. 306, BY REDUCING THE PRESIDENT'S DISCRETION IN DECIDING WHEN A STATE OF WAR BETWEEN TWO FOREIGN STATES EXISTED.HJR3066Nay vote
Req 760032
Voteview
 
s76v103TO AMEND H.J.RES. 306, BY PREVENTING ANYONE IN THE U.S. FROM TRADING IN IMPLEMENTS OF WAR OF ALL KINDS, WHETHER IN PEACE OR WARTIME.HJR3066Nay vote
Req 760032, 760037
Voteview
 
s76v108TO AMEND H.J.RES. 306, BY RESTRAINING SHIPMENTS OF ARMS TO BELLIGERENTS THROUGH NEUTRALS.HJR3066Nay vote
Req 760032
Voteview
 
s76v111TO AMEND H.J.RES. 360, BY ELIMINATING THE CASH AND CARRY PROVISION OF THE ARMS EMBARGO.HJR3066Nay vote
Req 760037
Voteview
 
s76v112TO PASS H.J.RES. 306.HJR3061Yea vote
Req 760032, 760036, 760037
Voteview
 
s76v113TO AGREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.J.RES. 306.HJR3061Yea vote
Req 760032, 760036, 760037
Voteview
 
s76v148TO PASS S. 3046.S30461Yea vote
Signed July 19, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v170TO PASS H.J.RES. 407.HJR4071Yea vote
Signed Apr. 12, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v175TO PASS H.R. 7079.HR70791Yea vote
Signed May 24, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v182TO PASS H.R. 6264.HR62646Nay vote
Vetoed
Voteview
 
s76v185TO OVERRIDE PRESIDENTIAL VETO OF H.R. 289, THE PHILIPPINE TRAVEL-PAY BILL.HR2896Nay vote
Vetoed
Voteview
 
s76v188TO PASS H.CON.RES. 60, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION DECLARING THAT THE CONGRESS DOES NOT FAVOR THE REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. IV TRANSMITTED TO CONGRESS BY THE PRESIDENT ON APRIL 11, 1940.HCR606Nay vote
Resolution disapproves presidential reorganization plan
Voteview
 
s76v193TO PASS H.R. 9209.HR92091Yea vote
Signed June 13, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v194TO PASS H.R. 8438 A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE NAVY DEPARTMENT AND THE NAVAL SERVICE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1941.HR84381Yea vote
Signed June 11, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v197TO PASS H.J.RES. 551, ENABLING REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. V TO TAKE EFFECT.HJR5511Yea vote
Prepared by President
Voteview
 
s76v198TO AGREE TO COMFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 9243 A BILL RELATING TO THE ARMY PROMOTION SYSTEM.HR92431Yea vote
Signed June 13, 1940
Voteview
 
s76v202TO PASS H.R. 9850, EXPEDITION IN STRENGTHENING THE NATIONAL DEFENSE. AFTER S. 4025, A SENATE BILL OF THE SAME TITLE HAD BEEN AMENDED, IT WAS SUBSTITUTED FOR THE BODY OF H.R. 9850.HR98501Yea vote
Req 760044
Voteview
 
s76v203TO AMEND H.J.RES. 544, APPROPRIATIONS FOR WORK RELIEF AND RELIEF BY GIVING THE PRESIDENT THE AUTHORITY TO AUTHORIZE '' ELEMENTARY MILITARY TRAINING'' IN C.C.C. CAMPS.HJR5441Yea vote
Req 760045, 760046, 760047
Voteview
 
s76v220TO PASS H.R. 10039.HR100391Yea vote
Req 760040
Voteview
 
s76v221TO OVERRIDE VETO OF H.R. 9381, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE ALTERATION OF CERTAIN BRIDGES OVER NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITES STATES AND FOR THE APPORTIONMENT OF THE COST OF SUCH ALTERATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE OWNERS OF SUCH BRIDGESHR93816Nay vote
Vetoed
Voteview
 
s76v222TO AGREE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 10039, THE REVENUE BILL OF 1940.HR100391Yea vote
Req 760040
Voteview
 
s76v223CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF HENRY L. STIMSON TO BE SECRETARY OF WAR.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v224CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF FRANK KNOX TO BE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v225TO AMEND S.J.RES. 286, ACTIVE SERVICE OF NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE, AND RETIRED PERSONNEL, BY ADDING THE FOLLOWING: ' ANY PERSON NOW SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 1 (AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO ORDER INTO THE ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THSJR2866Nay vote
Req 760052
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s76v227TO RECOMMIT S.J.RES. 286 TO THE COMMITTEE ON MILITARY AFFAIRS WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO LIMIT THE SERVICE OF MEN CONSCRIPTED UNDER THIS ACT TO THE '' CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS OF THE UNITED STATES.''SJR2866Nay vote
Req 760048, 760052
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s76v228TO PASS S.J.RES. 286, AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO ORDER MEMBERS AND UNITS OF RESERVE COMPONENTS AND RETIRED PERSONNEL OF THE REGULAR ARMY INTO ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE.SJR2861Yea vote
Req 760048, 760052
Voteview
 
s76v244TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 2009, A BILL RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF INTERSTATE CARRIERS.S20091Yea vote
Signed Sept. 18,1940
Voteview
 
s76v249TO PASS H.R. 10361, EXPANSION OF LENDING AUTHORITY OF EXPORT-IMPORT BANK, PROVIDING FOR INCREASING THE LENDING AUTHORITY OF THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF WASHINGTON. (AFTER S. 4204 WAS AMENDED, IT WAS SUBSTITUTED FOR THE BODY OF H.R. 10361.)HR103611Yea vote
Req 760051
Voteview
 
s76v251TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 4164.S41641Yea vote
Signed Sept. 16,1940
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s76v253TO AMEND H.R. 10413 BY PREVENTING (1) ANY FURTHER ISSUE OF TAXEXEMPT BONDS BY THE FEDERAL OR STATE GOVERNMENTS, (2) PERMITTING FULL INCOME TAXATION, ON THE SAME BASIS AS OTHER BONDS ARE EAXED, BY ALL THE STATES OF THE UNION, (3) PERMITTING THE HR104131Yea vote
Req 760020, 760023
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s76v254TO PASS H.R. 10413.HR104131Yea vote
Req 760050
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s76v255TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 3550 A BILL TO MAKE UNLAWFUL THE TRANSPORTATION OF CONVICT-MADE GOODS IN INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE.S35501Yea vote
Signed Oct. 14, 1940
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s76v256TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 10361, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR INCREASING THE LENDING AUTHORITY OF THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF WASHINGTON.HR103611Yea vote
Req 760051
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s76v261TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 162 A BILL TO PROTECT PRODUCERS, MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND CONSUMERS FROM THE UNREVEALED PRESENCE OF SUBSTITUTES AND MIXTURES IN SPUN, WOVEN, KNITTED, FELTED, OR OTHERWISE MANUFACTURED WOOL PRODUCTS.S1621Yea vote
Signed Oct. 14, 1940
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s76v262CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF FRANK S. PERKINS TO BE POSTMASTER AT FREMONT, NEBRASKA.1Yea vote
Nominee
Voteview
 
s76v265TO PASS H.R. 6324, RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF ADMINIS- TRATIVE PROCEDURE, PROVIDING FOR THE MORE EXPEDITIOUS SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES WITH THE UNITED STATES.HR63246Nay vote
Vetoed
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s76v266CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINATION OF MR. JOSEPH WARREN MADDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COURT OF CLAIMS.1Yea vote
Nominee
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