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Page
Accounting, control over

178
Adjournment date..

83, 146
Administrative assistants to Members of Congress.-

61,

66, 69, 119, 129, 137, 144, 149
Advisory Council on Federal Legislation.

181
Appropriation bill, omnibus.

137, 153, 215, 219
Appropriation bills.----- 35, 45, 74, 75, 84, 86, 121, 122, 123, 137, 146, 147, 257
Appropriations, classification of

123, 147, 154
Delay in.--

60, 70
Limitation of permanent.

123, 147
Restrictions on..

147
Appropriations Committees, financial control over executive branch.- 121
Open hearings before..

62, 84, 123, 147
Representation of standing committees on.

75
Staffs of..

86, 152
Architect of the Capitol.

224
Atomic Energy, Joint Committees on.

133
Australia, broadcasting proceedings of Parliament.

237

B
Balanced budget.

38, 55
Bills, reference of

149
Bridge Act, General.

67
Broadcasting and televising of sessions and hearings

195, 199, 223, 237
Broadcasting and televising of proceedings of Congress, Pepper bill (S.
2213), textura

224
Budget, annual balancing of.

38, 55
Bureau of the...

221, 222
Legislative..

34, 37, 48, 67, 69,
73, 85, 123, 124, 136, 147, 152, 161, 183, 215, 252, 256, 258, 262
Butler-Bridges-Byrd resolution (Ś. J. Res. 182)

167

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83

Capital expenditures of the Government.

56
Capitol, physical improvements to...
Claims bills, private..

61, 63, 69, 82, 120, 137, 145, 154, 253
Cloture rule in Senate...

44, 50, 61, 70, 88, 138, 154, 188, 190
Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch.

155, 222
Committee for Economic Development.-

36
Committee on the Legislative Budget. (See Legislative budget, this

index.)
Committees, appellate jurisdiction.

168
Appointment of..

53
Appropriations.

62, 84, 86, 121, 123
Assignments to.

35, 120, 139, 199
Associated.--

168
Broadcasting, televising, and motion pictures of hearings. 195, 199, 223, 237
Chairmen, power of..-

52, 74, 126, 169, 184
Selection of

46, 50, 51, 61, 70, 71, 88, 126, 148, 169, 184, 259
Conference.

144
Cooperation and joint action..

120, 144
Expenditures in the Executive Departments.

76, 121, 133, 169, 216
Hearings, notice of..

201, 202
Open.

62, 84, 123, 144, 147, 202

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Investigations. (See Investigations, congressional, this index.) Pago
Joint..

82, 118, 144, 155, 168
Jurisdiction of

34, 69, 80, 118, 124, 129, 144, 149, 158, 199
Membership on-

148
Meetings, central scheduling of..

138, 254
Periodic.

52, 144
Offices and records.

144, 169, 183, 190
Party representation on..

35, 63, 140, 182
Quorum.

255
Proxy voting---

225
Realinement of.

80, 118, 143
Reduction in number.

40, 57, 80, 118, 139, 143, 156, 199, 253
Reports.

183
Seniority system. (See Seniority rule, this index.)
Size of

64, 139
Special and select--

61, 69, 77, 81, 118, 123, 143, 147, 155, 200
Staffs.

44, 50, 54, 66,
69, 84, 86, 119, 120, 129, 135, 142, 144, 149, 157, 158, 189, 200, 262
Subcommittees. (See Subcommittees, this index.)
Surveillance of executive branch by---

54,

84, 21, 132, 146, 148, 151, 159, 200
Witnesses, filing of advance statements-

123, 147
Status of...

189, 201, 204
Time accorded to..

201
Work...

33
Comptroller General, expenditure analysis by--

69,
86, 123, 147, 152,

217
Congress, control over executive branch..

173
Control over fiscal policy -

54,
84, 135, 136, 152, 161, 174, 178, 218, 256, 263
Control over tariffs and foreign trade..

174
Joint Committee on Organization of.

145, 151
Congress at the Crossroads'

247
Congressional investigations.

69,

76, 82, 118, 144, 148, 156, 157, 205, 254
Congressional Record, improvement in.

83, 121, 146
Congressional salaries---

47, 67, 146
Contested-election cases, reports on.

123, 147

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Daily Digest, Congressional Record.
Deficiency appropriations..
"Democracy on the Air," article----
District of Columbia, authority of Congress over..

E

83, 121, 146

86

238
61, 69, 87, 137, 154,200

Economic Report, Joint Committee on..

35, 68
Electric voting machines.-

137, 154, 259
England, broadcasting proceedings of Parliament.

252
Even division of Senate.

65, 69, 71
Expenditure analysis by Comptroller General

69, 86, 123, 147
Expenditures in the Executive Departments, Committees on.--

76,

121, 133, 169, 216

F
Federal Public Housing Authority

178
Federal Tort Claims Act.--

67, 82, 120, 122, 145, 146, 254
Filibuster, elimination of

44, 50, 61, 70, 88, 138, 154, 188, 190
Finance, Committee on.

34
Fiscal control by Congress-

54,
84, 135, 136, 152, 161, 174, 178, 218, 256, 263
Fiscal policy -
Floor procedure.

154
Foreign policy

176
Formal inquiries into basic national affairs.

46

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48, 50

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I
Immigration bills, private. -

83, 137, 154
Internal Revenue Taxation, Joint Committee on.

221
Investigations, congressional.

69, 76, 82, 118, 144, 148, 156, 157, 204, 254

J
Joint Commission on Organization of the Congress.

145, 151
Joint Committee on Atomic Energy -

133
Joint Committee on the Economic Report

35, 68
Joint Committee on Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures.

124, 148
Joint committees.

82, 118, 144, 155, 168
Joint hearings.

168, 183
Joint Legislative Executive Council.

61, 66, 69, 84, 136, 151, 259
Journal of Southern History -

226
Judiciary, Committee on the.

253
Jurisdiction of committees..

34, 69, 80, 118, 124, 129, 144, 149, 158

L

Labor and Public Welfare, Committees on..

34
La Follette-Monroney Act. (See Legislative Reorganization Act.)
La Follette-Monroney Committee--

145, 151
League of Women Voters...

199, 201
Legislative budget..

34, 37, 48, 67, 69, 73,
85, 123, 124, 136, 147, 152, 161, 183, 215, 252, 256, 258, 262
Legislative Counsel, Office of_

67, 82, 119, 123, 144, 147
Legislative employees, retirement benefits for.

260
Legislative-Executive Council..

61, 66, 69, 84, 136, 151, 259
Legislative program.--

152
Legislative Reference Service--

50, 67, 82, 119, 123, 145, 147, 200
Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, amendment of 73, 122, 142, 146, 253

General effectiveness.-- 60, 62, 73, 80, 118, 122, 141, 143, 146, 160, 181, 203
Text..

2
Legislative veto.--
“Let Us Put Congress on the Air,” article.

240
Liaison, legislative-executive---

259
Liaison offices, departmental..

135, 151
Liberty Magazine, article...

240
Limitation of debate in Senate.

44, 50, 61, 70, 138, 154, 188, 190
Lippman, Walter, article by-

176
Lobbying Act, regulation of. (For specific provisions, see Regulation of
Lobbying Act, this index.)
General...

67, 69, 83, 88, 121, 146, 200

44

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Majority Policy Committee.. 38, 41, 50, 61, 66, 69, 83, 118, 144, 152, 182,202
Management studies of executive branch..

217, 219
Maritime Commission...

178
Marshall plan.-

171
Members of Congress, additional help for.

43
Appearance in support of individual claims and complaint-

264
Merit system for congressional employees.

259
Minority Policy Committee.-- 38, 41, 50, 61, 66, 69, 83, 119, 144, 152, 182, 202
Motion pictures of sessions and hearings.

195, 199

N

National Archives, preservation of congressional papers in.
National Committee for Strengthening Congress..
National Legislative Policy Committee...
National Planning Association.---
New York, broadcasting proceedings of city council.
New Zealand, broadcasting proceedings of Parliament-

O
Office of Congressional Personnel.
Omnibus appropriation bill...
Open hearings before committees -
Organization of the Congress, Joint Commission on..

Page
67
36
259

36
252
252

47, 61, 66, 69
137, 153, 215, 219

62, 84
145, 151

P
Pageant Magazine, article.

240
Pages' school.

83
Party representation on committees -

35, 63
Party responsibility -

35, 149,

182
Patronage.

259
Pepper bill (S. 2213), broadcasting and televising proceedings of Congress.. 224
Permanent appropriations.-

86, 154
Personnel Adviser, Office of Congressional.

47,

61, 66, 69, 130, 132, 149, 183, 200
Policy Committees, Majority and Minority -

38,
41, 49, 50, 61, 66, 69, 83, 118, 144, 152, 182, 202, 262
National Legislative.-

259
Preservation of congressional papers.

67
President's budget..

34
"Pressure Politics in New York”.
Private bills and claims...

61, 63, 69, 82, 120, 137, 145, 154, 253
Professional staffs of committees

66, 69, 84
Provisional legislation...

44

98

Q

Question periods for department heads--

45, 135, 151, 259

R

90

Radio, broadcasting, and televising of sessions and hearings.- 195, 199, 223, 237
Reappropriation of unexpended balances -

152
Reclamation, Bureau of .

163, 164, 173, 179, 219
Reconstruction Finance Corporation-

178
Reduction of Nonessential Federal Expenditures, Joint Committee on---- 124
Reduction in number of standing committees.

40, 57
Reduction of congressional work load.

47
Reference of bills.

149
Regulation of Lobbying Act, advertising campaigns.
Ambiguities.

102, 107
Amendment of..

92, 100, 200, 263
American Federation of Labor.

100, 108
Appearance before committees

115
Associations

90
Canons of ethics of District of Columbia Bar Association.. 105, 114
Classes of lobbyists.

106
Compensation essential.
Compensation for expenses -

97
Compensation for general services

93, 100, 107
Compliance with

92, 121, 123, 146, 147, 200
Congressional reforms as affecting lobbying -

112
Contingent compensation..

110
Corrupt Practices Act..

110
Credentials for registered representatives..

251
Debate on.-

103
Disqualification penalty as bill of attainder..

111

96

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Regulation of Lobbying Act-Continued

Delegations coming to Washington.
Earlier legislation and bills.
Enforcement of..
Evaluation by Attorney General..
Former Members of Congress registered.
Forms for registration..
General...
Geographical distribution of registrants-
Incidental purpose of organization.-
Influencing Federal agencies and officials..
Influencing legislation.
Lobbying by Government agencies.
Lobbying by State officials -
Number of registrants.
Part-time lobbying-
Pending cases
Pressure groups.
Principal purpose-
Publishing of information on forms.
Radio, exemption of ..
Registration under..
Right of petition..
State laws regulating lobbying -
Statements of expenditures.
Status of lobbying in a democracy
Tax-exempt organizations..

Women registered.
Relevancy, rule of.
Reorganization of executive branch.
Restrictions in appropriation bills.
Retirement benefits for legislative employees..
Retirement pay for Members of Congress..
Riders, elimination of
Rotation of chairmanships.
Rules of procedure ---
Rules, Senate, enforcement of.

Page
91, 96

98
109, 263

109

101

98, 102
67, 69, 83, 88, 122, 146, 200

102
105

110
91, 96, 103, 106

94

95
98, 100, 122
93, 100, 107

92

111
89, 91, 93, 108

109

110
98, 100, 108

95, 96
111, 114
99, 109

111
103, 107

102

191
155, 173

86
260

47
45, 258

50
61
190

S
Salaries of Members of Congress -

47, 67, 146
Select committees.--
61, 69, 77, 81, 118, 123, 143, 147, 155,

183
Senate, admission of public to sessions.

226
Senate Joint Resolution 182

167
Seniority rule-

46, 50, 51, 61, 70, 71, 88, 126, 148, 169, 184, 259
Sessions of Houses, daily

139, 154, 255
Shall We Broadcast Congress?.

240
Show-case accounting -

86
Size of committees.

64
Southern States and the Reporting of Debates, the.

226
Special committees.

61, 69, 77, 81, 118, 123, 143, 147, 155, 183, 200
Staffing of committees.

44, 50, 54, 60,
69, 84, 86, 119, 120, 129, 135, 142, 144, 149, 157, 158, 189, 200
Staffing of executive agencies -

217, 219
Standing committees. (See Committees.)
Stenographic pool..

61, 69
Strengthening the Congress..

38
Strengthening the Congress-A Progress Report-

40
Subcommittees, function of

57, 63
Increase in number of...

57, 62, 81, 118, 125, 199
Surveillance of executive branch by committees -

54,
84, 121, 132, 146, 148, 151, 159, 200

T

Tennessee Valley Authority.
Tort Claims Act, Federal..
Treaty power, Senate control over..

134, 218
67, 82, 145, 146, 254

176

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