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seriously injured by the operation of the (1) as not having the status of statutory “(b) The term 'motor vehicle', as used in Agreement.
provisions enacted by the Congress, but this headnote, means a motor vehicle of a (j) Notwithstanding any provision of (2) as having been proclaimed by the
kind described in item 692.05 or 692.10 of chapter 3 of title III of the Trade Expansion President as being required to carry out a this subpart (excluding an electric trolley Act of 1962 or of this title, applications based foreign trade agreement to which the United bus and a three-wheeled vehicle) or an auon any certification made by the President States is a party.
tomobile truck tractor. under this section for
References to tariff schedules
"(c) The term 'bona fide motor-vehicle (1) trade readjustment allowances for
manufacturer', as used in this headnote, weeks of unemployment beginning after
SEC. 402. (a) Whenever in this title a modi
means a person who, upon application to the January 17, 1965, and before the 90th day fication is expressed in terms of a modifica
Secretary of Commerce, is determined by after the date of the enactment of this Act, tion of an item or other provision, the ref
the Secretary to have produced no fewer and erence shall be considered to be made to an
than 15 complete motor vehicles in the (2) relocation allowances for relocations item or other provision of the Tariff Sched
United States during the previous 12 months, occurring after January 17, 1965, and before ules of the United States. (28 F.R., part I, and to have installed capacity in the United such 90th day,
Aug. 17, 1963; 77A Stat.; 19 U.S.C., sec. 1202). States to produce 10 or more complete motor shall be determined in accordance with reguEach page reference “(p.)” in this title
vehicles per 40-hour week. The Secretary refers to the page both in part II of the cions prescribed by the Secretary of Labor. Federal Register for August 17, 1963, and in from time to time in the Federal Register,
of Commerce shall maintain, and publish (k) The President is authorized to exercise
volume 77A of the United States Statutes at any of his functions under this section
a list of the names and addresses of bona fide Large on which the item or provision referred through such agency or other instrumental
motor-vehicle manufacturers. to appears or is to appear. ity of the United States Government as he
“(d) If any Canadian article accorded the
(b) Title I of the Tariff Act of 1930, as in may direct and in conformity with such rules
status of original motor-vehicle equipment effect on or after August 31, 1963, may be is not so used in the manufacture in the or regulations as he may prescribe.
cited as the "Tariff Schedules of the United United States of motor vehicles, such Cana(1) For purposes of this section(1) The term "automotive product" means States”.
dian article or its value (to be recovered from a motor vehicle or a fabricated component
Definition of Canadian articles
the importer or other person who diverted to be used as original equipment in the man
SEC. 403. In general headnote 3 (p. 11) re
the article from its intended use as original ufacture of motor vehicles. designate paragraphs (d), (e), and (f) as
motor-vehicle equipment) shall be subject (2) The term "dislocation" means
paragraphs (e), (f), and (g), respectively, to forfeiture, unless at the time of the di(A) in the case of a firm, injury to the and insert a new paragraph (d) as follows:
version of the Canadian article the United firm, which may be evidenced by such con- "(d) Products of Canada.
States Customs Service is notified in writing, ditions as idling of productive facilities, in
and, pursuant to arrangements made with
"(i) Products of Canada imported into the ability to operate at a level of reasonable
the Serviceprofit, or unemployment or underemploy; whether imported directly or indirectly, are customs territory of the United States,
“(i) the Canadian article is, under cusment, and which is of a serious nature; and subject to the rates of duty set forth in
toms supervision, destroyed or exported, or (B) in the case of a group of workers, column numbered 1 of the schedules. The
“(ii) duty is paid to the United States unemployment or underemployment of a rates of duty for a Canadian article, as de
Government in an amount equal to the duty significant number or proportion of the workers of a firm or an appropriate subdivision
fined in subdivision (d) (ii) of this headnote, which would have been payable at the time
apply only as shown in the said column of entry if the Canadian article had not been thereof. numbered 1.
entered as original motor-vehicle equip(3) The term "firm” includes an individual
"(ii) The term 'Canadian article', as used
ment." proprietorship, partnership, joint venture,
in the schedules, means an article which Identification of automotive products association, corporation (including a de
is the product of Canada, but does not invelopment corporation), business trust, co
SEC. 405. (a) Redesignate item 692.25 (p. clude any article produced with the use of 326) as 692.27; in headnote 1(b) of subpart operative, trustees in bankruptcy, and receivers under decree of any court. A firm, products of any foreign country (except ma
materials imported into Canada which are B, part 6, schedule 6 (p. 325) substitute together with any predecessor, successor, or
"item 692.27” in lieu of "item 692.25"; and affiliated firm controlled or substantially tory of the United States), if the aggregate
terials produced within the customs terri- insert in proper numerical sequence (pp. 325 beneficially owned by substantially the same
and 326) new items as follows: value of such imported materials when persons, may be considered a single firm landed at the Canadian port of entry (that
692.06 If Canadian article, where necessary to prevent unjustifiable is, the actual purchase price, or, if not pur
but not including benefits.
any electric trolley chased, the export value, of such materials, (4) The term "operation of the Agreement” plus, if not included therein, the cost of
vehicle, or trailer includes governmental or private actions in transporting such materials to Canada but
accompanying an the United States or Canada directly related
automobile truck to the conclusion or implementation of the duty) wasexclusive of any landing cost and Canadian
tractor (see general
headnote 3())----- Free Agreement.
“(A) with regard to any motor vehicle
692.11 If Canadian article, Adjustment assistance related to other or automobile truck tractor entered on or
but not including agreements
any three-wheeled before December 31, 1967, more than 60 per
vehicle (see genSEC. 303. At the time the President trans- cent of the appraised value of the article
eral headnote 3(d)). Free mits to the Congress a copy of any agree- imported into the customs territory of the
Chassis, if Ca
nadian article, ment pursuant to section 202(d) (1), he shall United States; and
except chassis recommend to the Congress such legislative "(B) with regard to any other article (in
for an electric provisions concerning adjustment assistance cluding any motor vehicle or automobile
trolley bus, or to firms and workers as he determines to be truck tractor entered after December 31,
wheeled veappropriate in light of the anticipated eco- 1967), more than 50 percent of the appraised
hicle; bodies nomic impact of the reduction or elimination value of the article imported into the cus
(including of duties provided for by such agreement. toms territory of the United States."
cabs), if Ča
nadian article Authorization of appropriations Definition of original motor-vehicle equip
and original SEC. 304. There are hereby authorized to
equipment be appropriated such sums as may be neces- SEC. 404. In the headnotes for subpart B,
(see headnote sary from time to time to carry out the part 6, schedule 6 add after headnote 1 (p.
2 of this subprovisions of this title, which sums' are au- 325) the following new headnote:
Free thorized to be appropriated to remain avail- “2. Motor Vehicles and Original Equipment
Chassis, if Canaable until expended. Therefor of Canadian Origin.-(a) The term
marily for a Entry into force and status of modifications 3(a)),
means such a Canadian article which dian article (as defined by general headnote
scribed in item SEC. 401. (a) The modifications of the
692.15 or a has been obtained from a supplier in Canada
three-wheeled Tariff Schedules of the United States pro- under or pursuant to a written order, con
vehicle; bodies vided for in this title shall not enter into tract, or letter of intent of a bona fide motor
(including force except as proclaimed by the President vehicle manufacturer in the United States,
cabs), if Čanapursuant to section 201(a) of this Act.
dian article and which is a fabricated component in
and original (b) The rates of duty in column numbered tended for use as original equipment in the
motor-vehicle 1 of the Tariff Schedules of the United States manufacture in the United States of a motor
equipment which are modified pursuant to section vehicle, but the term does not include trailers
2 of this sub201(a) of this Act shall be treatedor articles to be used in their manufacture.
774.70, each having an article description and ment of the United States of America article and
rate as follows: original motor
and the Government of Canada, and for vehicle equipAny article described in
other purposes, pursuant to House Resoment (see
the foregoing provi. headnote 2 of
sions of this subpart, if
lution 551, he reported the bill back to this subpart).- Free
Canadian article and
the House. « 1692.28 Automobile truck
The SPEAKER. Under the rule, the tractors, if
equipment (see headCanadian arti
note 2, part 6B,
previous question is ordered. cle; other arti
The question is on engrossment and cles, if Canadian article
(d) Redesignate item 613.16 as 613.18; and third reading of the bill. and original
insert in proper numerical sequence new The bill was ordered to be engrossed motor-vehicle
items as follows: equipment (see
and read a third time and was read the
MOTION TO RECOMMIT
Mr. UTT. Mr. Speaker, I offer a mo364, respectively) new items as follows: 358.11 (p. 147) 613.19 (p. 278) 660.43 (p. 310)
tion to recommit. 517.82 (p. 229) 618.48 (p. 279) 660.45 (p. 310)
The SPEAKER. Is the gentleman op“ 1361. 90 Any article described in the foregoing items
535.15 (p. 242) 620.47 (p. 281) 660.47 (p. 310) posed to the bill?
540.72 (p. 244) 642.21 (f. 292) 660.51 (p. 310) Mr. UTT. I am, Mr. Speaker.
The SPEAKER. The gentleman qual361.85, if Canadian
544.32 (p. 247) 642.88 (p. 294) 660.55 (p. 310)
The Clerk read as follows:
544.52 (p. 248) 647.01 (p. 298) 660.91 (p. 310) part 6B, schedule 6). Free
544.55 (p. 248) 647.06 (p. 298) 661.11 (p. 310) Mr. UTT moves that H.R. 9042 be recom516.98 Any article described in
545.62 (p. 249) 652.10 (p. 305) 661.13 (p. 310) mitted to the Committee on Ways and the foregoing items 516.71 to 516.76, inclu
661.16 (p. 310) 683.11 (p. 321) 711.85 (p. 346) Means.
661.21 (p. 310) 683.16 (p. 321) 711.91 (p. 346)
Mr. MILLS. Mr. Speaker, I move the
previous question on the motion to reequipment (see headnote 2, part 6B, sched662.36 (p. 312) 684.63 (p. 322) 711.97 (p. 346)
commit. ule 6)-
662.51 (p. 312) 684.71 (p. 323) 711.99 (p. 346) The previous question was ordered. “ 1646. 79Any article described in
664.11 (p. 312) 685.71 (p. 323) 712.26 (p. 346) The SPEAKER. The question is on the foregoing item
678.51 (p. 318) 685.81 (p. 323) 712.28 (p. 346) the motion to recommit. 646.20 and items 646.40
680.21 (p. 319) 685.91 (p. 323) 712.51 (p. 346)
The motion was rejected.
The SPEAKER. The question is on if Canadian article and
680.28 (p. 319) 686.21 (p. 323) 772.81 (p. 394)
passage of the bill.
680.36 (p. 319) 686.81 (p. 324) 773.26 (p. 395) The question was taken.
680.58 (p. 319) 687.51 (p. 324) 773.31 (p. 395) Mr. GROSS. Mr. Speaker, I object “ 652. 39 Any article described in
680.61 (p. 319) 687.61 (p. 324) 773.36 (p. 395) to the vote on the ground that a quorum the foregoing items 682.71 (p. 321) 688.16 (p. 324) 791.81 (p. 399)
is not present and make the point of 652.12 to 652.38. inclu
682.91 (p. 321) 688.41 (p. 324) 791.91 (p. 399) sive, if Canadian article
order that a quorum is not present. and original motor-ve
each such item having the article description The SPEAKER. Evidently a quorum hicle equipment (see
"If Canadian article and original motorheadnote 2, part 6B.
is not present. The Doorkeeper will schedule 6)
vehicle equipment (see headnote 2, part 6B,
close the doors, the Sergeant at Arms “ 1658. 10 Any article described in the foregoing items
mediately preceding article description, and will notify absent Members, and the
Clerk will call the roll.
The question was taken; and there
TITLE V-GENERAL PROVISIONS
were—yeas 280, nays 113, not voting 39, headnote 2, part 6B,
(Roll No. 255] “ 682.65 Any article described in
SEC. 501. The head of any agency perform-
Abernethy Don H. Ford, Gerald R.
Clevenger Fountain equipment (see head
Annunzio Conable Friedel
Fulton, Pa. “ 1685. 55 Any article described in
Fulton, Tenn. the foregoing items
Gallagher sive, if Canadian article
tation of this Act. Such report shall include Bandstra and original motor
Cunningham Garmatz vehicle equipment (see information regarding new negotiations, re- Barrett Curtis
Gathings headnote 2, part 6B, ductions or eliminations of duties, reciprocal Bates
Bell relating to activities under this Act.
Davis, Ga. Gibbons “ 1721.20 Any article in the fore
Bingham Dawson Gilbert
de la Garza Gilligan
Delaney Green, Oreg. dials and parts thereof,
Derwinski Green, Pa. plates (720.67), assemoffered by the direction of the Commit- Bolton
Griffin for clock movements,
Griffiths and other parts for
Brown, Calif. Dowdy
Mr. MILLS. There are no amend- Broyhill, Va. Downing Gubser
Hagan, Ga. original motor-vehicle
The CHAIRMAN. Under
Under the rule
Hagen, Calif. note 2, part 6B, sched
Burton, Calif. Edwards, Calif. Halleck
Burton, Utah Ellsworth Halpern
Accordingly, the Committee rose; and “ 1727.60 Any article described in
Evans, Colo. the foregoing items
Byrnes, Wis. Everett
Farbstein Hansen, Wash. and original motortee of the Whole House on the State of
Farnsley Hardy vehicle equipment (see
Harvey, Ind. schedule 6)-
Hathaway (c) Insert in proper numerical sequence (H.R. 9042) to provide for the implemen
Hawkins (pp. 145, 164, 365, 380, and 895, respectively) tation of the Agreement Concerning Au
Helstoski new items 355.27, 389.80, 728.30, 745.80, and tomotive Products Between the Govern- Clark
HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCAHicks
Minshall Rostenkowski Kornegay O'Neill, Mass. Thompson, N.J. Holifield Mize
MENTS OF 1965
Long, La. Rogers, Tex. Willis
Mr. . PEPPER. Mr. Speaker, by di-
rection of the Committee on Rules I call Hungate Morris
up House Resolution 535 and ask for its Huot
The Clerk announced the following The Clerk read the resolution, as folJennings Multer
Murphy, Ill. Skubitz
H. RES. 535
Mr. Collier for, with Mr. Hébert against. Resolved, That upon the adoption of this Jonas Nedzi
Smith, N.Y. Jones, Ala.
resolution it shall be in order to move that Nelsen
Mr. Diggs for, with Mr. Reifel against.
Smith, Va. Jones, Mo.
the House resolve itself into the Committee Nix Springer
Mr. Thompson of New Jersey for, with
of the Whole House on the State of the UnKarth O'Hara, Ill. Staggers
Mr. O'Neill of Massachusetts for, with Mr. ion for the consideration of the bill (H.R. Keith Olson, Minn. Steed Passman against.
3141) to amend the Public Health Service Kelly Ottinger Stephens
Mr. Martin of Massachusetts for, with Mr. Act to improve the educational quality of Keogh Patman Sullivan Edwards of Alabama against.
schools of medicine, dentistry, and osteKing, Calif. Patten
Sweeney King, Utah Pelly
Mr. Dingell for, with Mr. Del Clawson opathy, to authorize grants under that Act to Kirwan Pepper Teague, Tex. against.
such schools for the awarding of scholarKluczynski Perkins Tenzer
ships to needy students, and to extend exLeggett Philbin
Until further notice:
piring provisions of that Act for student Long, Md. Pickle
Thomson, Wis. Mr. Evins of Tennessee with Mr. Anderson loans and for aid in construction of teachLove Pike Todd of Illinois.
ing facilities for students in such schools and McCarthy Pirnie
schools for other health professions, and for McCulloch Poage
other purposes. After general debate, which McDowell Price
shall be confined to the bill and shall con-
Mr. George W. Andrews with Mr. Lindsay. tinue not to exceed two hours, to be equally McGrath Quie
divided and controlled by the chairman and McMillan Quillen
ranking minority member of the CommitMcVicker Race
tee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, the Macdonald Redlin
bill shall be read for amendment under the Machen
five-minute rule. It shall be in order to conMackie Resnick Whalley
Mr. Rogers of Texas with Mr. Denton. sider the substitute amendment recomMadden Rhodes, Ariz. White, Tex. Mr. Kee with Mr. Ullman.
mended by the Committee on Interstate and Mahon Rhodes, Pa. Widnall Mr. Young with Mr. Jarman.
Foreign Commerce now in the bill and such Mailliard Rivers, Alaska Wilson, Bob Martin, Nebr.
substitute for the purpose of amendment Rivers, s.c. Wilson,
Mr. POOL changed his vote from shall be considered under the five-minute Mathias Roberts
“yea" to "nay." Matsunaga Rodino Wolff
rule as an original bill. At the conclusion May Rogers, Colo. Wright
The result of the vote was announced of such consideration the Committee shall Meeds Rogers, Fla. Wyatt as above recorded.
rise and report the bill to the House with Michel Ronan Wydler The doors were opened.
such amendments as may have been adopted, Miller
Rooney, N.Y. Yates Mills
and any member may demand a separate Rooney, Pa. Younger
A motion to reconsider was laid on
vote in the House on any of the amendments
adopted in the Committee of the Whole to NAYS-113
the bill or committee substitute. The preAdair Erlenborn O'Konski
vious question shall be considered as orAnderson, Feighan Olsen, Mont.
GENERAL LEAVE TO EXTEND
dered on the bill and amendments thereto Tenn. Ford, O'Neal, Ga. Mr. MILLS. Mr. Speaker, I ask unan
to final passage without intervening motion Andrews,
William D. Pool Glenn
except one motion to recommit with or withGonzalez Powell
imous consent that those Members de- out instructions. Andrews, Goodell
siring to do so have 5 legislative days N. Dak. Grabowski Randall within which to extend their remarks on
Mr. PEPPER. Mr. Speaker, I yield 30 Ashbrook Gray
Reid, III. Ayres
minutes to the able gentleman from CaliGrider Reuss
the bill just passed. Baldwin Gross
The SPEAKER. Is there objection to fornia (Mr. SMITH), and pending that
the request of the gentleman from Ar- I yield myself such time as I may con-
sume. kansas? Berry Hanley Satterfield There was no objection.
Mr. Speaker, House Resolution 535 Betts Hansen, Idaho St Germain
provides for consideration of H.R. 3141, Bow Harsha Schisler
a bill to amend the Public Health Service Brademas Hays
TO EXPAND THE WAR ON POVERTY Act to improve the educational quality of
Secrest Broyhill, N.C. Ichord
AND ENHANCE THE EFFECTIVE schools of medicine, dentistry, and osteBuchanan Jacobs
NESS OF PROGRAMS UNDER THE opathy, to authorize grants under that Callaway Johnson, Pa. Smith, Calif.
act to such schools for the awarding of Cameron Kastenmeier Stalbaum
ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY ACT OF
scholarships to needy students, and to Chelf King, NY. Stanton
extend expiring provisions of that act Cleveland Kunkel
Mr. POWELL. Mr. Speaker, I ask for student loans and for aid in construcConte Laird Talcott
unanimous consent to take from the tion of teaching facilities for students Conyers Langen
Speaker's table the bill (H.R. 8283) to in such schools and schools for other
expand the war on poverty and enhance Dague
health professions, and for other purLipscomb Waggonner the effectiveness of programs under the Davis, Wis. McClory
Walker, Miss. Dent
MacGregor Walker, N. Mex. Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, with poses. The resolution provides an open Devine
rule with 2 hours of debate, making it Marsh Watkins
a Senate amendment thereto, disagree to Dickinson Martin, Ala. Watson
the Senate amendment, and agree to the in order to consider the committee subDole Monagan White, Idaho
stitute as an original bill for the purpose conference asked by the Senate. Dulski Mosher
Whitener Duncan, Oreg. Natcher Whitten
The SPEAKER. Is there objection to of amendment.
H.R. 3141 would extend for 3 years the
current program of matching grants to Anderson, Ill. Clawson, Del Edmondson The Chair hears none, and appoints aid in the construction, replacement, or Andrews, Collier
Edwards, Ala. the following conferees: Messrs. POWELL, rehabilitation of teaching facilities for George W. Corman Evins, Tenn.
BRADEMAS, CAREY, HAWKINS, GIBBONS, the training of physicians, dentists, pro-
WILLIAM D. FORD, QUIE, GOODELL, and fessional public health personnel, optom-
etrists, pharmacists, and podiatrists; and increases the authorization for appro- unanimous report by the Committee on 2 minutes, and I now yield 2 minutes priations for this program to $160 mil- Rules. The gentleman from Florida has to the gentleman from Nebraska [Mr. lion per year.
explained this bill in accordance with my CUNNINGHAM]. The bill extends for 3 additional years, understanding and in order to save time Mr. CUNNINGHAM. Mr. Speaker, as until July 1, 1969, the current program I will not repeat the statements which the gentleman from California just under which funds are made available to he has made in explanation of the bill. stated, there is a great deal of controschools of medicine, dentistry, and op- I would like to add these few remarks. versy connected with the tail end protometry for the operation of student loan Under section 774 there is established vision of this legislation having to do funds; permits the extension of such a National Advisory Council on Medical, with the accreditation of nurses. I suploans to students at schools of pharmacy Dental, and Optometric Education, to port the rule and I support the bill, but and podiatry; and authorizes appropria- consist of the Attorney General and 12 I am strongly opposed to the amendment tions of $25 million per year for this pur- members appointed by him with the ap- that has been attached to the tail end of pose.
proval of the Secretary of Health, Edu- this bill which in my opinion does It authorizes a new 4-year program cation, and Welfare. The members are violence to the wonderful nurses training of basic and special improvement grants to be experts in the field, three are to be act that we passed last year. I hope durto schools of medicine, osteopathy, den from the general public. The council is ing the debate that together with other tistry, and optometry, to provide in- to advise the Surgeon General and pass Members who are concerned about this, creased support in order to aid them in on applications for special improvements we can bring out the fact as to the reaincreasing the scope and quality of their grants. They are to receive $100 per day son why this provision is very unwise teaching programs and to redress the per man.
and will set the nursing profession back present imbalance at these institutions Mr. Speaker, if I understand this bill
many, many years. We are all proud of arising out of the emphasis on research correctly, there are a couple of changes our nursing profession and the great programs; and authorizes appropriations in it which leave a little question in my contributions they have made. Certainly for this purpose of $20 million for fiscal mind. It is my understanding that the Rogers amendment will injure their 1966, $40 million for 1967, $60 million for under this bill, the students for medi- professional standing. It has to do, as I 1968, and $80 million for 1969.
cine and dentistry can actually receive said, with accreditation and it would perThe bill establishes a new 4-year pro- an outright scholarship grant up to a mit the 50 different States to accredit gram under which grants are to be made total of $2,500 per year which they will nursing schools. In our bill last year, we to schools of medicine, dentistry, oste- not have to repay. If my understanding gave to the Director of Education in opathy, and optometry from which schol- is correct, it leaves some concern in my HEW the right to choose the agency for arships may be awarded to students in mind whether or not we should go that the accrediting of nursing schools. This these schools in amounts up to $2,500 per far. We started 3 years ago with this job was given by the Office of Educayear, the same amounts as are presently program in an effort to obtain more doc- tion to the National League of Nurses. permitted to be paid as fellowships un- tors and dentists, which were certainly They have done an excellent job. So we der the National Defense Education Act needed. There was a similar program hope that this tail end amendment can and the National Science Foundation Act several years ago to obtain scientists. be attacked successfully, and we know to graduate students.
If you train a doctor for $2,500 per year it can be attacked successfully, and we Mr. Speaker, I believe this is a meri- on a basis of an outright gift, and place
on a basis of an outright gift, and place will develop that point as the debate torious piece of legislation. I hope it will him through medical school and schools proceeds. be favorably considered and the rule of dentistry, we are helping individuals Mr. VANIK. Mr. Speaker, will the adopted.
to become highly educated, who in turn gentleman yield? Mr. GROSS. Mr. Speaker, will the will subsequently have a greater chance Mr. CUNNINGHAM. I yield to the gentleman yield?
than the average individual of obtaining gentleman. Mr. PEPPER. I yield to the gentle- considerable income. It seems to me if Mr. VANIK. Mr. Speaker, I want to man from Iowa.
we are going to provide them money to take this opportunity to concur in the Mr. GROSS. I note this bill does not obtain an education they should have remarks of my distinguished colleague, come from the Committee on Ways and
some incentive to repay this money as the gentleman from Nebraska. Means and is, therefore, not a gag rule. years go on, when they are able to obtain The legislation in question has the efMr. PEPPER. The bill comes from the a very satisfactory livelihood.
fect of eliminating proper accreditation Committee on Interstate and Foreign Why could not an individual who for baccalaureate and associate nursing Commerce.
wanted to be a lawyer or a doctor and programs. It seems to me entirely reaMr. GROSS. It has not become fash- who did not have his mind made up, hav
who did not have his mind made up, hav- sonable that professional accreditation ionable as yet to give the Committee on ing finished undergraduate school—why for nursing education should be accomInterstate and Foreign Commerce a gag could he not say, well let me try medi- plished through the American Nursing rule.
cine for a while and take the first year Association and its regional bodies. Mr. PEPPER. It does appear there as a doctor at $2,500 expense to the Gov- The National Nursing Association is are different reasons which confront the ernment and then if he did not like it very much responsible for the high-qualtwo committees when they present their decide to be a lawyer. I think perhaps ity nursing profession. The legislation as requests to the Rules Committee. The we ought to have some kind of little in- written would serve to undermine these Committee on Ways and Means, in view centive on the paying back of these high professional standards. of the complexities of the matters pre- loans.
In my opinion, the slight burden and sented, feel justified sometimes in asking In addition to that it does extend the expense of accreditation does not justify for a closed rule. In this instance that
In this instance that bill to include bachelor of arts or doc- an erosion of the high standards of this feeling does not go to the Committee on toral degree in pharmacy or doctoral de- most important profession. Interstate and Foreign Commerce.
gree in podiatry or surgical chiropody. I hope that the Committee of the Mr. GROSS. The gentleman refers to Those are added fields under this partic- Whole will delete the language of the some complexities. ular bill.
committee bill which eliminates volunMr. PEPPER. This has not those The total cost is estimated at $760 tary national accreditation for baccalaucomplexities, and there are so many ben- million over 4 years.
reate and associate nursing programs. efactions that the benefactions override I understand there is one other con- Mr. CUNNINGHAM. I thank the genthe complexities.
troversy and from the testimony and tleman. Mr. SMITH of California. Mr. Speak- mail that I received, it has to do with Mr. PEPPER. Mr. Speaker, I yield er, I yield myself such time as I may the nursing part. I believe the gentle- such time as he may require to the disconsume.
man from Nebraska [Mr. CUNNINGHAM] tinguished gentleman from South CaroMr. Speaker, as stated by the gentle- sent a letter on that today. We can lina (Mr. RIVERS]. man from Florida, this is an open rule hear that discussion when we get into Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. Mr. with 2 hours for consideration of the bill general debate.
Speaker, today, the Committee on (H.R. 3114), the Health Professions Edu- Mr. Speaker, I know of no objection Armed Services has approved a new milicational Assistance Act Amendments, to the rule and the gentleman from tary construction authorization bill by 1966. It is my understanding this was a Nebraska has just asked me to yield him a vote of 34 to 1 identical to the bill vetoed by the President except for the layed. Instead we have chosen to take Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. It is base closure language to which the the President at his word that the Con- the same story. President objected.
gress would be consulted in the future Mr. GROSS. Yes. By no means do we consider that the with respect to base closures. I have Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. I also language contained in the original bill every reason to believe that from here say to the gentlemanthat passed the House or the language on the President and the Secretary of Mr. GROSS. Just a minute. that was adopted in the conference was Defense will cooperate with the Congress Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. Will unconstitutional in any sense of the in every sense of the word.
the gentleman permit me to finish? word. The veto message was based upon Certainly, we have met the President Mr. GROSS. The gentleman can the invasion of powers of the Executive more than halfway in this matter. We finish in a minute, if I have any time and the erosion of Executive powers. have knowingly done this. At the same left. On the contrary, we are inclined to think time we are fully aware of the fact that
This business of cooperation works on that the powers of the legislative branch if there has been any erosion of the a two-way street, as I understand it. of government have eroded considerably doctrine of the separation of power, it
The gentleman says that we are now over the past few years. But we have has been erosion of the powers of the cooperating with the President. I want placed the security of the Nation above legislative branch of the Government to see some cooperation on the part of all other interests.
and not an invasion of the executive the President with the Congress. There are 1,299 separate military con- branch by the legislative branch of Gov- Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. struction items contained in this au- ernment.
Since the President made this promise thorization bill, all of them directly in- Mr. GROSS. Mr. Speaker, will the to the committee, I have had fine and volved in the security of the Nation. gentleman yield?
encouraging cooperation. These items authorize construction proj- Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. І
Mr. PEPPER. Mr. Speaker, I have no ects throughout the world and they must yield to the gentleman from Iowa.
further requests for time. I believe my be our first concern. Until this bill
able friend on the other side has no fur
Mr. GROSS. What was wrong with ther requests for time. I move the previpasses, no appropriations for these 120 days? projects can be made.
Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. The Mr. Speaker the committee has agreed President said it stopped him from ef
The previous question was ordered. to language which would require the fectively carrying out his responsibility.
The resolution was agreed to.
A motion to reconsider was laid on Secretary of Defense to report to the We take him at his word.
the table. House and Senate Committees on Armed
We must remember that we had a veto Services all of the facts and a full justi- power in our first bill. It was a veto fication for base closures with a further power. When the bill went to the other HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATIONrestriction that no base could be closed body, they made it plain to us that they AL ASSISTANCE AMENDMENTS OF until after 30 days from the date the could care less about this. We worked 1965 notice had been submitted to the com- out something which was not completely mittees.
Mr. HARRIS. Mr. Speaker, I move satisfactory to us. In addition, Mr. Speaker, there is an This is just a question of degree. We Committee of the Whole House on the
that the House resolve itself into the understanding with the Department of are convinced that we now have what State of the Union for the consideration Defense that no base closure announce
we sought, a partnership. ment will be made until the Members of
of the bill (H.R. 3141) to amend the Congress affected and the two commit- desire or in our program or in our ob- educational quality of schools of medi
We have not retreated one step in our Public Health Service Act to improve the tees have been given advance notice. We do not claim a victory in this dis- Department of Defense.
jective of getting cooperation from the cine, dentistry, and osteopathy, to aupute with the executive branch of Gov
thorize grants under that act to such
Then there is another thing. We do schools for the awarding of scholarships ernment, but certainly we do not ac- not admit to defeat. We boast of an un- to needy students, and to extend expiring knowledge a defeat. What we do claim derstanding. What we sought we have provisions of that act for student loans is that certain principles have been esobtained.
and for aid in construction of teaching tablished. The President, quite prop
We are not now seeking to bolster facilities for students in such schools and erly, and to his everlasting credit, has
schools for other health professions, and accepted and acknowledged these funda- prestige. We are seeking to achieve un
derstanding in the national interest. for other purposes. mental principles. The veto makes it
This is what I believe we accomplished. clear, as the Committee on Armed Sery
The SPEAKER. The question is on
the motion offered by the gentleman ices has contended for some time, that we want this to work. We are confident the Congress is a partner with the exec
it will work. If it does not, we will have from Arkansas. utive branch of Government in all mata new public works bill every year.
The motion was agreed to. ters involving our national security. We have not been remiss in our ef
IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE The President suggested in his veto mesforts. We are not reluctant, nor are we
Accordingly, the House resolved itself sage a reporting procedure so that the hesitant, about asserting our respon- into the Committee of the Whole House Congress could be kept advised in ad- sibility. Indeed, we plan to do this.
on the State of the Union for the convance of base
I thank the gentleman for his usual sideration of the bill H.R. 3141, with Mrs. closures. We have adopted language, which does exactly fine observation.
GRIFFITHS in the chair. this.
Mr. GROSS. Mr. Speaker, will the The Clerk read the title of the bill. It must be remembered, Mr. Speaker, gentleman yield?
By unanimous consent, the first readthat the conference report that went to
Mr. PEPPER. I yield with pleasure ing of the bill was dispensed with. the President for signature did not give to my distinguished friend from Iowa. The CHAIRMAN. Under the rule, the the Congress veto power over base clo
Mr. GROSS. I should like to ask the gentleman from Arkansas [Mr. HARRIS] sures. The language that we have gentleman from South Carolina if this will be recognized for 1 hour and the agreed upon likewise does not give the is the same story he gave us when we gentleman from Illinois (Mr. SPRINGER) Congress a veto power, but I do not think voted unanimously to back him up. will be recognized for 1 hour. we will ever repeat the fiasco we had last The gentleman says that there is no The Chair now recognizes the gentleNovember. I have every reason to be- difference.
difference. If my mathematics do not man from Arkansas. lieve that we have entered into a new era fail me, there is a difference of 90 days. Mr. HARRIS. Madam Chairman, I of understanding with the Department That is a difference easily discernible. yield myself 10 minutes. of Defense. Only time will tell.
Is this the same story the gentleman Madam Chairman, it is with a great The Committee on Armed Services has told us when we gave him a unanimous deal of pride and satisfaction that I join acted wisely, with admirable restraint, vote in the House?
with the other members of the Commitand with a deep sense of responsibility. Mr. RIVERS of South Carolina. Mr. tee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce We could have argued this matter on Speaker, will the gentleman yield? in presenting to the House today this bill, constitutional grounds but in the mean- Mr. GROSS. I yield to the gentle- the Health Professions Educational Astime vital defense projects would be de- man from South Carolina.
sistance Amendments of 1965. This bill