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which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. PAINTING OR LIGHTING OF UNITED RADIO

TOWERS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to require that abandoned or unused radio towers continue to meet the same painting and lighting requirements that would be applicable if such towers were being used pursuant to license issued by the Federal Communications Commission; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of a review of the national defense reserve fleet, Maritime Administration, Department of Commerce, fiscal years 1957 and 1958; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REPORT OF ACTIVITIES UNDER WAR RISK IN

SURANCE AND CERTAIN MARINE AND LIABILITY INSURANCE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting pursuant to law, a quarterly report of the activities of the Department of Commerce under the act providing war-risk insurance and certain marine and liability insurance for the period ended September 30, 1959; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT OF THE MARITIME ADMINISTRATION

ON THE ACTIVITIES AND TRANSACTIONS UNDER THE MERCHANT SHIP SALES ACT

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, a quarterly report of the Maritime Administration on the activities and transactions of the Administration under the Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946, for the period ended September 30, 1959; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

THUNDERSTORMS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, an interim report for the fiscal year 1959 of the Chief of the Weather Bureau of the Department of Commerce on the study of causes and characteristics of thunderstorms and other atmospheric disturbances; which, with the accompanying report was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT OF MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION

COMMISSION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, Chairman, Migratory Bird Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Commission for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT OF DISTRIBUTION OF DOMESTICALLY

PRODUCED FISHERY PRODUCTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of operations conducted by or under contract with the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior to encourage the distribution of domestically produced fishery products, for the fiscal year 1958; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to

the Committee on Interstate and For-
eign Commerce.
REPORT ON LICENSED HYDROELECTRIC PROJ-

ECTS AND PERSONNEL OF FEDERAL POWER
COMMISSION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate а. communication from the Chairman of the Federal Power Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on licensed hydroelectric projects, and the personnel of the Federal Power Commission for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. ANNUAL REPORT OF COMMISSARY ACTIVITIES

OF CIVIL AERONAUTICS ADMINISTRATION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual financial report on the commissary activities of the Civil Aeronautics Administration outside the continental United States for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT ON ACTIVITIES OF FEDERAL AID IN

FISH-RESTORATION PROGRAM The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report on activities of the Federal aid in fish-restoration program for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORT ON AVIATION WAR RISK INSURANCE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, a quarterly report for the period ending September 30, 1959, of the activities under title XIII of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 to provide aviation war risk insurance; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. PENDING APPLICATIONS AND HEARING CASES IN FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate five communications from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports on backlog of pending applications and hearing cases in the Commission as of June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30, and October 31, 1959, respectively; which, with the accompanying reports, were referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. AMENDMENT OF MATTERS RELATING TO PER

SONNEL IN U.S. COAST GUARD The VICE PRESIDENTT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend certain sections of title 14, United States Code, relating to personnel matters in the U.S. Coast Guard;

SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION IN

CHIEF JOSEPH DAM PROJECT, WASHINGTON

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate soid survey and land classification of the lands in the Chief Joseph Dam project, greater Wenatchee division, Washington; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION IN

SMITH FORK PROJECT, COLORADO The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate soil survey and land classification of the lands in the Smith Fork project, Colorado; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION IN

THE RED WILLOW UNIT, NEBRASKA The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate soil survey and land classification of the lands in the Red Willow unit, French-Cambridge division, Missouri River Basin project, Nebraska; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION OF

THE HAMMOND PROJECT, NEW MEXICO

The VICE PRESIDENT said before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate soil survey and land classification of the lands in the Hammond project, New Mexico; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION OF LANDS

IN

SEEDSKADEE PROJECT, WYOMING

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the As. sistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate

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SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION

OF LANDS IN NORTH SIDE PUMPING DIVISION, IDAHO

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, an adequate soil survey and land classification of the lands in the North Side pumping division, Minidoka project, Idaho; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

SALINE-WATER DEMONSTRATION PLANT

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report that a vapor-compression process has been selected for use in the fourth salinewater demonstration plant; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

sistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to donate to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Tribe of the L'Anse Reservation of Michigan a tract of Federal land with improvements located thereon; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. AMENDMENT OF ADJUSTMENT OR CANCELLA

TION OF CERTAIN INDIAN DEBTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend the act relating to the adjustment or cancellation of Indian debts; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. GRANT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE TO CER

TAIN ALIENS UNDER THE ACT OF SEPTEM-
BER 11, 1957

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports granting the applications of certain aliens for permanent residence in the United States under the provisions of section 6 of the act of September 11, 1957; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

LAWS ENACTED BY THE FOURTH GUAM

LEGISLATURE The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, copies of laws enacted by the Fourth Guam Legislature, 1958; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

REPORTS OF PROJECT PROPOSALS UNDER

SMALL RECLAMATION PROJECTS ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate three communications from the Assistant and Acting Secretary of the Interior, respectively, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports of applications for loans for proposed projects under section 10 of the Small Reclamation Projects Act of 1956, as follows:

The Browns Valley Irrigation District in Yuba County, Calif.;

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District, San Joaquin County, Calif.; and

The San Benito County Water District of Hollister, Calif.

Ordered, That the above communications, with the accompanying reports, be referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. RENEWAL OF INTERSTATE COMPACT TO

CONSERVE OIL AND GAS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Attorney General, transmitting, pursuant to Senate Resolution 38 (84th Cong., 1st sess.), a report relative to the renewal of the interstate compact to conserve oil and gas; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

CANCELLATION OF CERTAIN DEBTS DUE THE

UNITED STATES BY INDIANS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior transmitting, pursuant to law, a report canceling certain charges existing as debts due the United States by individual Indians and tribes of Indians; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

FINAL CONCLUSION

OF CERTAIN INDIAN

CLAIMS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chief Commissioner of the Indian Claims Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports on the final conclusion of the claims of certain Indian tribes against the United States; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. REVOLVING CREDIT FUND ON LOANS MADE TO INDIANS AND INDIAN ORGANIZATIONS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on revolving credit fund transactions on loans made from the fund to Indians and Indian organizations, for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. REPORT OF MONEYS EXPENDED IN ADMINIS

TRATION OF OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report detailing the amount of all moneys received and expended in connection with the adminis

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ANNUAL REPORT OF COLORADO RIVER STOR

AGE PROJECT AND PARTICIPATING PROJ-
ECTS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Under Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the third annual report on the status of the Colorado River storage project and participating projects for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, CERTAIN REGULATIONS WITH RESPECT TO

PUBLIC LANDS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to impose certain requirements upon persons engaging in certain activities with respect to the public lands; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS OF CERTAIN ALIENS

FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCE IN THE
UNITED STATES-WITHDRAWAL OF NAMES

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate two communications from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, withdrawing the names of certain aliens granted adjustment of status for permanent residence in the United States under the act of September 11, 1957, heretofore transmitted by him to the Senate; which, with the accompany. ing papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. GRANT OF ADMISSION OF CERTAIN ALIENS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate two communications from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports stating all the facts and pertinent provisions of law in the cases of certain aliens granted admission in the United States under section 212(a) (28) (I) (ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. TEMPORARY ADMISSION OF CERTAIN ALIENS

INTO THE UNITED STATES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate three communications from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports of certain aliens who were granted temporary admission into the United States under the authority of section 212(d) (3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; which, with the accom

TRACT OF FEDERAL LAND TO KEWEENAW

INDIAN TRIBE IN MICHIGAN The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the As

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and the payment of certain compromise settlements; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. RELIEF OF GEORGE E. WILLIAMS AND

WILLIAM L. JOHNSON The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Commerce, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation for the relief of George E. Williams and William L. Johnson; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

RELIEF OF J. KELEMEN The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Army, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation for the relief of Josef Kelemen; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

panying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

WITHDRAWAL OF NAMES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate four communications from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, withdrawing names from reports of aliens whose deportation has been suspended, heretofore transmitted by him to the Senate; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES CONTROL

BOARD The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Subversive Activities Control Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, the ninth annual report of the Board for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT ON CLAIMS PAID FROM CORRECTIONS

OR MILITARY OR NAVAL RECORDS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Defense, transmitting, pursuant to law, a semiannual report of payment of claims arising from the correction of military or naval records, for the period ended June 30, 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF TORT CLAIMS PAID BY THE

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on tort claims paid by the Smithsonian Institution during the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

REPORT OF MILITARY CHAPLAINS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Military Chaplains Association of the United States of America, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the finances of the organization for the calendar year 1958; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Blinded Veterans Association, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the finances of the organization for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF THE NATIONAL SHRINE TO THE

JEWISH WAR DEAD The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the National Shrine to the Jewish War Dead, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the finances of the organization for the period April 1, 1958, through March 31, 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. M. F. COMER BRIDGE & FOUNDATION CO.

VERSUS THE UNITED STATES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate two communications from the clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims, transmitting, pursuant to Senate Resolution 97 (85th Cong., 1st sess.), the decision of the court in the case of M. F. Comer Bridge and Foundation Co. v. The United States, accompanied by an amended report on the said mentioned case; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. IMPERIAL AGRICULTURE CORP. VERSUS THE

UNITED STATES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims, transmitting, pursuant to Senate Resolution 252 (84th Cong., 2d sess.), the decision of the court in the case of Imperial Agriculiure Corporation v. Tie United States; which with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. THOMAS A. HELLANDSR VERSUS THE UNITED

STATES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims, transmitting, pursuant to Senate Resolution 247 (84th Cong., 2d sess.), the decision of the court in the case of Thomas A. Hellander, doing business (Is Tom Hellander Co. v. The United States; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. PAYMENT OF CERTAIN MISCELLANEOUS

JUDGMENTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Attorney General, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to simplify the payment of certain miscellaneous judgments

RELIEF OF WIKTOR GOLIK The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Army, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation for the relief of Wiktor Golik; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC

POSITIONS IN DEPARTMENT OF THE IN-
TERIOR

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting pursuant to law, the report of professional and scientific positions established in the Department of the Interior for the calendar year 1959; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Seryice.

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BONDING OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES IN

TREASURY DEPARTMENT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of operations by Federal departments and establishments in connection with the bonding of officers and employees for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Seryice.

REPORT OF TORT CLAIMS PAID BY THE

TREASURY DEPARTMENT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on tort claims paid by the Treasury Department during the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF THE ARMY AND NAVY LEGION OF

VALOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
INC.

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Army and Navy Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Inc., transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the finances of the organization for the period July 18, 1958, through July 21, 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

WAIVING COLLECTIONS ON RAISED MONEY

ORDERS CASHED BY BANKS AND OTHER
BUSINESS CONCERNS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Postmaster General, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to authorize the Postmaster General to waive collections on raised money orders cashed by banks and other business concerns; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Post Oộce and Civil Service. ENFORCEMENT OF CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRA

TION LAWS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before th Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, trans

mitting a draft of proposed legislation retary of the Senate, transmitting, pur- REPORT OF PERSHING HALL MEMORIAL FUND to amend the act to provide better fa- suant to law, a statement of the receipts The VICE PRESIDENT laid before cilities for the enforcement of the cus- and expenditures of the Senate for the the Senate a communication from the toms and immigration laws and to in- year ended June 30, 1959; which, the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transcrease the amounts authorized to be ex

accompanying report, was ordered to lie mitting, pursuant to law, a report covpended; which, with the accompanying on the table and to be printed.

ering transactions for the accounts of papers, was referred to the Committee

ANNUAL REPORT OF NATIONAL FOREST

the Pershing Hall Memorial Fund for on Public Works.

RESERVATION COMMISSION

the fiscal year 1959; which, with the REPORT OF FOREST HIGHWAY STUDY ON The VICE PRESIDENT laid before

accompanying paper, was referred to FEDERAL AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1958 the Senate a communication from the

the Committee on Armed Services. The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Secretary of the Army and President of EXTEND LOAN OF A NAVAL VESSEL TO CHINA Senate a communication from the Secre- the National Forest Reservation Com

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before tary of Commerce, transmitting, pur- mission, transmitting, pursuant to law,

the Senate a communication from the suant to law, a report of the forest high- the annual report of the Commission

Deputy Secretary of Defense, transmitway study relative to national forests for the year ended June 30, 1959; which,

ting a draft of proposed legislation to in each State under the provisions of the with the accompanying report, was re- authorize the extension of a loan of a Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1958; ferred to the Committee on Agriculture

naval vessel to the Government of the which, with the accompanying report, and Forestry.

Republic of China; which, with the acwas referred to the Committee on Pub

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COOPERATIVE companying paper, was referred to the lic Works.

EXTENSION SERVICE

Committee on Armed Services.
REPORT OF ACTIVITIES OF TENNESSEE
The VICE PRESIDENT laid before

MILITARY PRIME CONTRACTS WITH BUSINESS
VALLEY AUTHORITY
the Senate a communication from the

FIRMS
The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Acting Secretary of Agriculture, trans-

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before Senate a communication from the Board mitting, pursuant to law, the annual

the Senate a communication from the of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Au- report of the Cooperative Extension

Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense thority, transmitting, pursuant to law, Service for the fiscal year 1959; which,

(Supply and Logistics), transmitting, the 26th Annual Report of the Activities with the accompanying report, was re

pursuant to law, a report of the Army, of the Tennessee Valley Authority for ferred to the Committee on Agriculture

Navy, and Air Force for the period the fiscal year 1959; which, with the ac- and Forestry.

July to October 1959, inclusive, on milicompanying report, was referred to the REPORTS OF AGREEMENTS CONCLUDED UNDER

tary prime contracts with small and Committee on Public Works.

AGRICULTURAL TRADE DEVELOPMENTS AND large business firms for experimental,
REPORT OF FEDERAL VOTING ASSISTANCE
ASSISTANCE ACT

developmental, and research work in PROGRAM

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the United States; which, with the acThe VICE PRESIDENT laid before the the Senate a communication from the companying papers, was referred to the Senate communication from the

Acting Administrator of the Foreign Committee on Banking and Currency. Deputy Secretary of Defense, transmit- Agricultural Service, Department of

REPORT ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE ting, pursuant to law, the Second ReAgriculture, transmitting, pursuant to

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before port of the Federal Voting Assistanc Pro

law, reports of agreements entered into gram covering the period from July 1957 during November 1959 with India, Ice

the Senate a communication from the through September 1959; which, with the land, Poland, United Arab Republic

Commissioner of the Social Security accompanying report, was referred to (Syria region), and Uruguay, under title

Administration, Department of Health, the Committee on Rules and AdminisI of the Agricultural Trade Development

Education, and Welfare, transmitting, tration. and Assistance Act of 1954; which, with

pursuant to law, a report of the Ad

visory Council on Public Assistance for the accompanying papers, was referred MEMORIAL TO GEN. JOHN J. PERSHING BY

the calendar year 1959; which, with the to the Committee on Agriculture and AMERICAN BATTLE MONUMENTS COMMIS

accompanying report, was referred to SION Forestry.

the Committee on Finance. The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the REPORT OF ALL JUDGMENTS RENDERED BY

CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL Senate a communication from the Vice

U.S COURT OF CLAIMS FOR 1959

INTERCHANGE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST Chairman of the American Battle Monu- The VICE PRESIDENT laid before

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before ments Commission, transmitting, pur- the Senate a communication from the the Senate a communication from the suant to law, a report of the progress for clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims, trans- Secretary of State, transmitting, purthe erection of a suitable memorial to

mitting, pursuant to law, a statement of suant to law, a report describing a plan Gen. John J. Pershing in the city of all judgments rendered by the U.S. Court and program for the establishment and Washington, D.C.; which, with the acof Claims for the year ended October 3,

operation in Hawaii of a center for companying paper, was referred to the 1959, the amount thereof, the parties

cultural and technical interchange beCommittee on Rules and Administration. in whose favor rendered, and a brief

tween East and West; which, with the AMENDMENT OF ATOMIC ENERGY ACT REL- synopsis of the nature of the claims;

accompanying report, was referred to ATIVE TO GRANTING ACCESS TO RESTRICTED

the Committee on Foreign Relations. which, with the accompanying report, DATA TO COAST GUARD PERSONNEL

was referred to the Committee on Ap- INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FOR THE PROTECThe VICE PRESIDENT laid before the

TION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY Senate a communication from the Actpropriations and ordered to be printed.

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before ing Secretary of the Treasury, transmit- SEMIANNUAL REPORT OF ARMY OFFICERS

the Senate a communication from the ting a draft of proposed legislation to ABOVE RANK OF MAJOR ENTITLED TO

Secretary of State, transmitting a draft amend section 143 of the Atomic Energy FLIGHT PAY

of proposed legislation to authorize apAct of 1948, as amended, to grant access The VICE PRESIDENT laid before

propriations for the U.S. participation to restricted data to Coast Guard per- the Senate a communication from the

in the International Bureau for the sonnel on the same basis as such access Director, Legislative Liaison, Department

Protection Industrial Property; is granted to certain personnel of agen- of the Air Force, transmitting, pursuant which, with the accompanying paper, cies of the Department of Defense; to law, the semiannual report for the

was referred to the Committee on which, with the accompanying papers, Department showing the number of Foreign Relations. was referred to the Joint Committee on officers above the rank of major during

REPORT OF SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRAAtomic Energy. the period March 1 through August 31,

TION FOR RESTORATION OF BALANCES

WITHDRAWN FROM APPROPRIATIONS REPORT OF SECRETARY OF THE SENATE 1959, entitled to flight pay; which, with The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the the accompanying paper, was referred

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before Senate a communication from the Sec- to the Committee on Armed Services.

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COMMISSION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the General Manager of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the tort claims paid by the Commission for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Judiciary. ANNUAL

THE DIRECTORS OF FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INC. The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., U.S. Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Directors of the Federal Prison Industries, Inc., for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. RELIEF OF DR. FERENC DOMJAN AND OTHERS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation for the relief of Dr. Ferenc Domjan and others; which, with the acompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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REPORT OF LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS FOR

RESTORATION OF BALANCES WITHDRAWN FROM APPROPRIATIONS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Librarian of Congress, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the restoration of balances withdrawn from the appropriations “Salaries and expenses,” fiscal years 1949, 1950, 1953, and 1956, and “Books for the Blind,” fiscal year 1956, for the Library of Congress; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REPORT OF REVIEW OF SUPPLY ACTIVITIES

FOR MILITARY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the review of supply activities for the military assistance program, U.S. Army logistical report, Japan; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REPORT OF RLVIEW OF SUPERVISION OF

OIL AND GAS PRODUCTION ON GOVERNMENT AND INDIAN LANDS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the review of supervision of oil and gas operations and production on Government and Indian lands by the Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, November 1958; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REPORT OF REVIEW RELOCATION FOR WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the review of the relocation and alteration of facilities for water resources development projects, Corps of Engineers (Civil Functions), Department of the Army, and Bureau of Reclamation, Department of the Interior, June 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REPORT OF REVIEW OF 1959 CONSERVATION

RESERVE PROGRAM The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the review of the 1959 conservation reserve program, Commodity Stabilization Service, Department of Agriculture, June 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

REPORT OF EXAMINATION OF DEPARTMENT

OF AIR FORCE CONTRACTS WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the examination of Department of the Air Force contracts with General Eiectric Co. heavy military electronic equipment department, Syracuse, N.Y.; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. AMENDMENT OF FEDERAL PROPERTY AND

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES ACT OF 1949 The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of General Services Administration, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend section 109(g) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, relative to fees paid by prospective vendors to cover costs in connection with testing of certain articles to be sold the Govern. ment; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. ANNUAL REPORT OF FEDERAL COMMUNICA

TIONS COMMISSION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Federal Communications Commission, for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. AMENDMENT OF COMMODITY EXCHANGE ACT

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to provide for more effective regulation of futures trading on commodity exchanges; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. REPORT OF ADVISORY COUNCIL ON CHILD

WELFARE SERVICES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Child Welfare Services, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of its recommendations for the calendar year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Finance.

AUDIT REPORT OF FUTURE FARMERS OF

AMERICA The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the chairman of the board of directors of the Future Farmers of America, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the audit of the accounts of the Future Farmers of America, for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT ON PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC

POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the professional and scientific positions established in the Department of the Interior for the calendar year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

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ANNUAL REPORT OF COLORADO RIVER STORAGE

PROJECT AND PARTICIPATING PROJECTS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, the third annual report on the status of the Colorado River storage and participating projects for the fiscal year 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was reInsular Affairs.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SMITHSONIAN

INSTITUTION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Smithsonian Institution for the fiscal year 1959; which with the acompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate the following petitions, etc., which were referred as indicated:

Resolutions of the Southern Governors' Conference in convention at Asheville, N.C., as follows:

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