United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1940 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Relief of Alfred Joseph Wright son of Rosetta L Tomkins 1367 Relief of Robert Faughnan
Relief of Edward J Ross and legal guardian of Betty Ross 1369 Relief of J Frank Kuner
Relief of Lewis State Bank of Tallahassee Fla 1371 Amending joint resolution creating Niagara Falls Bridge Commission 1372 To provide for partici...
Amending perishable agricultural commodities act 1930
Promotion of teacher of music leader of Military Academy Band 1388 Intervention by States in cases involving exercise of power by U S 1389 Proh...
War Department civil functions appropriation bill 1941
Bridge across Nestucca River at Pacific City Oreg 1399 Extend jurisdiction to District Courts in civil suits between citizens
Hours of work of officers and seamen on tugs on inland waters of U S 1401 Bills of health of vessels leaving foreign ports near U S frontiers 1402 A...
Use of net weights in transactions in cotton etc 1404 Amend subsistence expense act re automobiles of foreign service officers 1405 Amend act rel to...
Investigation of administration and use of public lands 1412 Relief of Addison B Hampel
Relief of George 0 Elliott and Winslow Farr Smith
Relief of John L Pennington
Relief of Joseph Dolak father of Gene Dolak
Relief of Dr Hugh G Nicholson
Relief of Capt Robert W Evans
Relief of Epes Transportation Corporation
Relief of Acme DieCasting Corporation 1420 Relief of Charles B Chrystal
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Transfer of land in Hawaii National Park to Secretary of War 1428 Presenting DistinguishedFlying Cross to Frank W Seifert and V Hine 1429 Relief ...
Establishment of boundary lines for Wilmington National Cemetery N C
Bridge across Susquehanna River at or near Middletown Pa 1438 Bridge across Susquehanna River at or near Millersburg Pa 1439 Bridge across Del...
Providing for local delivery rate on certain firstclass mail matter 1451 Repeal law granting pension to Victoria B Kessel 1452 Providing for rank of c...
Relief of Dan A Tarpley Ernest H Tarpley and Pearl Tarpley
Relief of Elliott L Hovel
Relief of Walter J Chwalek 1457 Bridge across Monongahela River between Elizabeth and West Elizabeth Pa 1458 Benefits for certain Air Corps Res...
Relief of Dexter and Elizabeth Shiomi
Relief of Madeline Vera Buchholz
Relief of Gerald Henry Simpson
Relief of Morris Hoppenheim and others 1463 Enabling Sadao Tanaka to remain permanently in United States 1464 Enabling Kurt Frings to enter an...
Relief of John Horvath
Relief of Louise Thorne
Relief of John Nicholas Chicouras
Relief of Jose Mauri
Relief of Henry Gideon Schiller
Relief of Maria Teresa Valdes Thompson
Relief of Stina Anderson
Admitting Mrs Orris Grimmesey permanently to United States 1474 Relief of Luise Ehrenfeld
Relief of Bonifacio Suso
Relief of Joseph L Lipsher and Esther Mila Lipsher
Authorizing naturalization of Thomas A Lambie
Cancelation of deportation proceedings in case of Minas Kirillidis 1479 Cancelation of deportation proceedings in case of John L Harder et al 1480 R...
Admission of Ruth Molimau Kenison to American citizenship
Relief of Mr and Mrs Nathan Kaplan
Relief of John R Elliott 1484 Relief of HermosaRedondo Hospital et al 1485 Benefits of employees compensation act to Officers Reserve Corps etc 1...
Relief of Indians who have paid taxes on allotted lands
Filling vacancy for district judge for southern district of New York 1490 Incorporating Navy Club of the United States of America
Grant rightofway for Blue Ridge Parkway across Cherokee Reservation 1492 To present to Eire from people of U S statue of Commodore John Barr...
Relief of M E McGivern
Sale of forestry products obtained from forests on Indian reservations 1502 Amend Public law 96 75th Congress rel to taxation of Indianowned land...
Relief of Eberhart Steel Products Co Inc 1509 Court of Claims to hear claim of Recording Computing Machines Co 1510 Relief of Capt David H Pa...
Relief of Schroeder Employees Thrift Club
Relief of Daniel Steele
Conditions for payment with respect to sugarcane harvested on mainland 1531 Relief of Algy Fred Giles
Authorizing disposition of condemned ordnance guns projectiles etc 1533 Pension to Mary Jane Blackman
Pension to Arminda Bauman
Pension to Ernest Francis White
Pension to Timothy A Linehan
Pension to Helen M Crowley
Pension to Lizzie May Wilbur Clayton
Pension to John W Swoveland
Amending service pension acts pertaining to War with Spain etc 1542 Increase of pensions for disabilities incurred prior to Apr 21 1898
Pensions to certain unremarried dependent widows of Civil War veterans
Pension to Alice F Thomas
Pension to Bert W Helmer
Pension to James A Coffelt
Pension to Timothy C Toler
Repeal of certain acts of Congress pocket vetoed
Extend emergency officers retirement act to provisional officers etc 1550 Payment of prevailing wages on public works in Alaska and Hawaii 1551 ...
Court of Claims to hear claims of Choctaw Indians of Mississippi 1553 Bridge across Potomac River near Great Falls 1554 Remove restriction on use ...
National hospital act of 1940
Grant of land by South Carolina for use of Coast Guard 1560 Increase Coast Guard efficiency by establishing sound retirement system 1561 Coast G...
Employment of Fred B Woodward Woodard as attorney in special cases 1564 Relief of guardian of children of Dale W and Gladys M Guise and oth...
Amend act providing punishment for killing etc of Federal officers 1569 Easement to Texas Pipe Line Co for pipe lines in Plaquemines Parish La 15...
Amend law rel to accommodations for district court at Winchester Tenn 1572 Providing for more uniform coverage under railroad retirement acts et...
Request Interstate Commerce Comn to annotate interstate commerce act 1576 Amending law rel to indebtedness under homestead agreements in Haw...
Relief of Earl P Collins
District of Columbia appropriation bill 1941
Amending act providing for administration of Blue Ridge Parkway etc 1582 Lowcost housing and slum clearance in Alaska 1583 Establishing Hot S...
Relief of Harry D Gann
Transferring Hardeman County Tex to Wichita Falls division
Bridge across Sarasota Pass and Longboat Pass in Manatee County Fla 1588 Defining products of American fisheries 1589 Preserving from extinctio...
Uniformity of allowances for transportation of household goods 1592 Bridge across Spokane River Wash 1593 Bridge or ferry across Rio Grande at ...
Bridge between Dauphin Island and mainland at or near Cedar Point Ala 1595 Bridge across Kettle River near Marcus Wash 1596 Bridges across Ket...
Declaring Frankford Creek Pa to be non navigable stream 1603 Hours of work of officers and seamen on tugs in inland waters of U S 1604 To defr...
Furnish mats for reproducing photographs of national parks in magazines 1611 Placer mining claims for deposits of phosphate etc on public domain...
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Preliminary report on study of telegraph industry 1615 Construction of certain naval vessels
Fiveyear building program for Fisheries Bureau 1617 Extending existence of Alaskan International Highway Commission
Amend act for relief of Mrs Barnard et al rel to award to Mrs Needles 1619 Relief of certain former disbursing officers for Civil Works Admn etc 16...
Relief of I M Cook J J Allen and Radiator Specialty Co 1624 Attorney General to compromise suits on Government life insurance
Application of State sales taxes etc to transactions in Federal areas 1626 Time for application for benefits under adjusted compensation
Continuing study of telegraph industry
Admission to St Elizabeths Hospital of residents of Virgin Islands 1629 Acquisition of lowvalue lands
Military establishment appropriation bill 1941
Pension to James G Bailey
Increase of pension to Christopher C Popejoy
Transferring Indian lands to Grand River Dam Authority
Making it crime to wreck train engaged in interstate commerce 1635 Amend interstate commerce act with respect to use of refrigerator cars 1636 Pen...
Amend code of D C to provide for regulation of cooperative associations 1638 Maintaining licensed officers on vessels
Easement to Wayne County Mich over U S land for sewagedisposal line 1640 Washington National Airport administration 1641 Apply laws coverin...
Providing for examination of civilian nautical schools etc 1644 Towing between American ports by foreign vessels
Making it misdemeanor to stow away on vessels 1646 Determination of foreign ship construction costs 1647 Easement over Coast Guard reservation ...

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Page 4 - Though the law itself be fair on its face and impartial in appearance, yet, if it is applied and administered by public authority with an evil eye and an unequal hand, so as practically to make unjust and illegal discriminations between persons in similar circumstances, material to their rights, the denial of equal justice is still within the prohibition of the Constitution.
Page 4 - A vessel of one hundred and fifty feet or upwards in length, when at anchor, shall carry in the forward part of the vessel, at a height of not less than twenty and not exceeding forty feet above the hull, one such light, and at or near the stern of the vessel, and at such a height that it shall be not less than fifteen feet lower than the forward light, another such light.
Page 1 - An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, shall extend to persons given employment under the provisions of this Act.
Page 1 - Court of Appeals for the Federal circuit, to establish a US Claims Court, and for other purposes, having considered the same, report favorably thereon with an amendment and recommend that the bill as amended do pass; The amendment is as follows : Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert in lieu thereof the following: That this Act may be cited as the "Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Act of 1960".
Page 7 - ... and at such time or times, not exceeding thirty years from the date thereof, may be payable at such place or places, may...
Page 4 - A vessel under one hundred and fifty feet in length when at anchor shall carry forward, where it can best be seen, but at a height not exceeding twenty feet above the hull, a white light, in a lantern so constructed as to show a clear, uniform, and unbroken light visible all around the horizon at a distance of at least one mile.
Page 2 - Act the $60 monthly rate of pension payable for total disability to veterans of the War with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection, or the China Relief Expedition under section 1 of the Act of June 2, 1930 (46 Stat.
Page 4 - In the absence of any purpose to create or maintain a monopoly, the act does not restrict the long recognized right of trader or manufacturer engaged in an entirely private business freely to exercise his own independent discretion as to parties with whom he will deal.

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