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Act of 1964, taking the following additional tentative (4) Approved Section 112, Minimum Standard Deactions thereon:

duction, after rejecting, by a vote of 12 to 1, amendment (1) Approved Section 122—Current Tax Payments by Senator Douglas increasing minimum standard for Corporations;

deduction and providing a smaller reduction in the (2) Adopted Section 123—Related Amendments; corporate rate;

(3) Adopted Sections 131 and 132—Effective Dates, (5) Approved Section 113–Related AmendmentsGeneral Rule, and Fiscal Year Taxpayers;

relating to retirement income credit and tax on non(4) Considered, but did not take final action on,

resident alien individuals (approved subject to certain Section 201—Dividends Received by Individuals; understanding); and (5) Agreed to delete from the bill Section 203—

(6) Approved the corporate rate changes provided Group-Term Insurance Purchased for Employees; in the House-passed bill (Section 121), after rejecting,

(6) Adopted Section 204–Reimbursed Medical Ex- by a vote of 11 to 2, amendment by Senator Douglas, penses in Excess of Expenses Incurred;

and, by voice vote, Sparkman amendment No. 365. (7) Approved Section 205–Wage Continuation

Committee will meet again tomorrow. Payments (Sick Pay);

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, AND (8) Approved Section 206—Exclusion From Income

COMMITTEE STAFF PERSONNEL of Gain on Sale of Residence of Individuals Age 65 or

Committee on Labor and Public Welfare: Committee, (9) Approved, with amendment, Section 207-De

in executive session, ordered favorably reported an nial of Deduction for Certain State, Local, and Foreign

amended version of a committee print of S. 1937, pro Taxes (Williams amendment would restore deducti

hibiting the denial of equal employment opportunity bility of State and local gasoline taxes and auto regis

by those engaged in interstate commerce on the basis of tration and license fees);

race or creed. (10) Adopted Section 208—Personal Casualty and

Committee also approved S. Res. 249, authorizing an Theft Losses; and

additional $5,000 for expenses of the Subcommittee on (11) Adopted, with amendment, Section 209-Char

Migratory Labor; an original resolution continuing itable, etc., Contributions and Gifts.

employment of additional professional and clerical staff On Wednesday, January 8, committee took the fol- personnel; and an original resolution authorizing lowing tentative actions:

employment of a printing clerk. (1) Deleted from the bill Section 1, relative to the

INVESTIGATION–SENATE EMPLOYEES declaration of the Congress on appropriations and spending during the transition period;

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee (2) Amended title of the bill to read “Revenue Act

resumed, in executive session, its hearings in connection of 1964";

with financial and business activities of Senate employees (3) Rejected, by a vote of 11 to 1, a substitute rate

or former Senate employees (pursuant to S. Res. 212), schedule, coupled with several other provisions, which having as its witness Donald B. Reynolds, of the was offered by Senator Douglas (Section 111, individual Reynolds Insurance Co., Inc., Silver Spring, Md. income tax rates, was passed over for consideration at a Hearings are tentatively scheduled to continue in later date);

open session on Monday, January 13.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Senate cleared for White House bill on Kennedy Performing Arts Center

and considered proposed change in its rule on germaneness of debate.

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S. Res. 251–255.

Senate Chamber Action

S. Res. 253, providing funds for the employment of a

printing clerk for the Committee on Labor and Public Routine Proceedings, pages 223–244

Welfare (no written report)—referred to Committee Bills Introduced: Three bills and six resolutions were

on Rules and Administration; introduced, as follows: S. 2418–2420; S.J. Res. 143; and

S. Res. 254, authorizing certain investigations by the

Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, and Page 225

requesting $88,500 therefor (no written report)-reResolutions Reported: Reports were made as follows: ferred to Committee on Rules and Administration; and S. Res. 251, to print as a Senate document a report by

S. Res. 255, authorizing Committee on Interior and Senator Hayden on fallacies and danger in proposed Insular Affairs to make certain investigations, and re“Liberty” amendment to Constitution to abolish Fed

questing $105,000 therefor (no written report)—referred eral income tax, dispose of Federal business activities, to Committee on Rules and Administration. and limit treaty-making powers (S. Rept. 815);

S. Res. 237, to print as a Senate document a report entitled "Personnel Administration and Operations of

Bills Referred: 15 House-passed private bills were reAgency for International Development” (S. Rept. 816);

ferred to Committee on the Judiciary.

Page 223 S. Res. 249, authorizing an additional $5,000 for ex

Joint Meeting: It was announced that on January 15 penses of the Subcommittee on Migratory Labor of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare (no written

at 12:30 p.m. Senate will meet jointly with the House to hear an address by President Segni, of Italy.

Page 250 report)-referred to Committee on Rules and Administration;

Kennedy Performing Arts Center: Senate concurred S. Res. 252, providing funds for continuing employ- in House amendments to S.J. Res. 136, to provide for ment of additional professional and clerical staff per- renaming the National Cultural Center as the John F. sonnel for the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and to author(no written report)-referred to Committee on Rules ize appropriation therefor. This action cleared the bill and Administration;

for the White House.

Pages 230–235

Pages 224-225

Senate Rule: Senate considered S. Res. 89, to amend Reimbursed Medical Expenses in Excess of Expenses
Senate rule VIII so as to require that 3 hours each day Incurred; and
the debate on the floor of the Senate be germane to the (2) With regard to Section 209—Charitable, etc., Con-
pending business, adopting all committee amendments tributions and Gifts, committee modified its action of
en bloc (thereafter considered as original text for pur- January 9 with respect to the charitable contribution
pose of amendment) and Pastore amendment providing deductions to provide that individuals making charitable
that all debate shall be germane and confined to the contributions in excess of the 30-percent limitation may
specific question then pending before Senate.

carry these excess contributions over for a period of up
Pending at adjournment was Clark-Scott amendment to 5 years. This carryover is available only with respect
(in nature of a substitute) permitting a requirement of to contributions that qualify in the 30-percent category
germaneness to be invoked for duration of debate on a (as amended by the House bill and as approved by the
particular piece of pending business, on motion and committee).
without debate.

Pages 244, 250, 252-259, 261-263 Committee unanimously agreed to direct the chairAdjournment: Adjourned at 4:03 p.m.

man to send a letter to the Secretary of the Treasury

requesting that he make a study of possible abuses of Committee Meetings

private foundations under the internal revenue laws and COMMITTEE FUNDS

to report his findings to the committee by the end of

this year, if possible. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences: Com

Committee will continue consideration of this bill on mittee approved for reporting an original resolution (S. Res. 254) authorizing certain investigations by the com

Monday, January 13. mittee, and requesting $88,500 therefor.

PANAMA CIA BRIEFING

Committee on Foreign Relations: Subcommittee on Committee on Armed Services: The CIA Subcommittee American Republics Affairs met in executive session met in executive session to receive a briefing from John (with the Senate leadership invited) to receive a briefing A. McCone, Director, Central Intelligence Agency. from Under Secretary of State George W. Ball in conTAXATION

nection with recent rioting in Panama. Committee on Finance: Committee continued its execu

COMMITTEE FUNDS tive consideration of H.R. 8363, proposed Revenue Act of 1964, and amendments thereto, and took the follow

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs: Committee ing additional tentative actions:

approved for reporting an original resolution (S. Res. (1) Reconsidered its action of January 9, and agreed 255) authorizing committee to make certain investigato delete from the provisions of the bill Section 204- tions, and requesting $105,000 therefor.

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Joint Committee Meetings

materials requirements. Witnesses heard were Roswell

L. Gilpatric, Deputy Secretary of Defense; and John G. NUCLEAR WEAPON MATERIALS REQUIREMENTS

Palfrey and James T. Ramey, members of the Atomic Joint Committee on Atomic Energy: Committee met in Energy Commission. executive session to consider future nuclear weapon

noon.

Monday, January 13, 1964

Senate Chamber Action

(6) Adopted Section 213—Interest on Loans In

curred To Purchase Certain Insurance and Annuity The Senate was not in session today. Its next meet

Contracts. ing will be held on Tuesday, January 14, at 12 o'clock

Committee will continue consideration of this bill

tomorrow. Committee Meetings

IMMIGRATION TAXATION

Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on ImmiCommittee on Finance: Committee continued its ex

gration and Naturalization began hearings on S. 1932, ecutive consideration of H.R. 8363, proposed Revenue

to reform the quota system of the Immigration and Act of 1964, taking the following additional tentative

Nationality Act of 1942, having as its witnesses Senactions thereon:

ators Keating, Hart, and Kennedy. (1) Adopted, with minor technical amendments,

Hearings continue tomorrow. Section 202—Investment Credit;

(2) Rejected Amendment No. 370—Unlimited Char- INVESTIGATIONSENATE EMPLOYEES itable Contribution Deduction (staffs were instructed to

Committee on Rules and Administration: Committee draft a variation of this amendment for the committee's consideration at a subsequent meeting);

resumed, in open session, its hearings in connection

with financial and business activities of Senate em(3) Adopted Section 210—One Percent Limitation on Medicine and Drugs;

ployees and former Senate employees, having as its (4) Approved Section 211–Child Care provision of

witnesses Ralph L. Hill, former president of the Capitol the bill, as previously modified by the Neuberger

Vending Co.; Eugene A. Hancock, an officer of the Williams amendment;

Serv-U-Corp., also a vending machine company; and (5) Adopted, with Morton Amendment No. 375,

Milton Hauft, an accountant. Section 212—Moving Expenses; and

Hearings continue tomorrow.

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utive session for a hearing on “The U.S. Ideological man, Policy Planning Council, Department of State; Effort: Government Agencies and Programs.” Testi- Lucius D. Battle, Assistant Secretary of State for Educamony was given by Averell Harriman, Under Secretary tional and Cultural Affairs; and Raymond E. Lisle, of State for Political Affairs; Walt W. Rostow, Chair- Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs.

Tuesday, January 14, 1964

HIGHLIGHTS

Senate cleared for President bill on International Development Association.
Bill extending Federal airport aid passed by House.

Senate

Chamber Action

Routine Proceedings, pages 330–366 Bills Introduced: Four bills and five resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2421-2424; S.J. Res. 144-145; and S. Res. 256-258.

Pages 331-332 Printing: Senate adopted without amendment two printing resolutions, as follows:

S. Res. 251, to print as a Senate document a report by Senator Hayden on fallacies and dangers in proposed “Liberty” amendment to Constitution to abolish Federal income tax, dispose of Federal business activities, and limit treatymaking powers; and

S. Res. 237, to print as a Senate document a report entitled “Personnel Administration and Operations of Agency for International Development.”

Page 334 International Development Association: Order that was entered on December 14, 1963, for consideration under debate limitation today of S. 2214, authorizing the U.S. to participate in an increase in the resources of the International Development Association, was modified as follows: On Monday, January 20, debate on S. 2214 will be limited to 1 hour, equally divided, on any amendment, motion, or appeal (except motion to table); no nongermane amendment will be received; and debate on question of passage of bill will be limited to 2 hours, equally divided.

Pages 234-235 Inter-American Development Bank: By 45 yeas to 24 nays (motion to reconsider tabled), Senate passed without amendment and cleared for President H.R. 7406, increasing U.S. participation in the Inter-American Development Bank. Senate Rules: S. Res. 89, to amend Senate rule VIII so as to require that 3 hours each day the debate on the floor of the Senate be germane to the pending business,

was laid down and considered but no action was taken thereon.

Pending at adjournment was Clark-Scott amendment (in nature of a substitute) permitting a requirement of

a germaneness to be invoked for duration of debate on a particular piece of pending business, on motion and without debate.

Page 383 Nominations: Senate received the following nominations: Five civilian, including Ellsworth Bunker, of Vermont, to be U.S. Representative on the Council of the Organization of American States, and Donald F. Hornig, of New Jersey, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology; one Army; and three Navy.

Pages 396-397 Adjournment: Adjourned at 5:41 p.m. Committee Meetings TAXATION Committee on Finance: Committee continued its executive consideration of H.R. 8363, proposed Revenue Act of 1964, taking the following additional tentative actions thereon:

(1) Adopted Section 214–Employee Stock Options and Purchase Plans (amended by addition of Smathers amendment No. 356, re effective date of the section, and two minor amendments on reset provisions; committee rejected Gore amendment No. 207, repealing special stock option rules with respect to options granted on and after January 25, 1963);

(2) Adopted Section 215-Interest on Certain Deferred Payments, after approving Smathers amendment No. 358, re effective date of the section, and deleting from the bill the House provision relating to payments for services; and

(3) Approved an amendment prepared by the staff as a variation to amendment No. 370—Unlimited Charitable Contribution Deduction.

Pages 348, 366-383

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