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ards; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Public Works.

PETITIONS The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a resolution of the Panama City-Bay County Chamber of Commerce, Florida, favoring the repeal of the 10 percent excise tax on the transportation of persons; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. COTTON presented a resolution of the New Hampshire Catholic Daughters of America, in convention at Hanover, N.H., favoring the enactment of legislation to prevent the sending of obscene literature through the mails; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. REPORTS OF COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

AND FORESTRY Mr. HOLLAND, from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 9818) to provide for the conveyance of certain real property of the United States to the State of Florida, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 1336) thereon.

Mr. HOLLAND, from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, to whom was referred the bill (S. 2977) to amend the Farm Credit Act of 1933 to provide for increased representation by regional banks for cooperatives on the Board of Directors of the Central Bank for Cooperatives, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1335) thereon.

Mr. YOUNG of North Dakota, from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, to whom was referred the bill (S. 3070) to provide for the removal of the restriction on use with respect to certain lands in Morton County, N. Dak., conveyed to the State of North Dakota on July 20, 1955, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 1337) thereon.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS Bills were introduced, severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent and referred as follows:

By Mr. MANSFIELD (for himself

and Mr. MURRAY): S. 3480. A bill to further amend the act authorizing the conveyance of certain lands to Miles City, Mont., in order to extend for 1 year the authority under such act; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. YARBOROUGH (for him

self, Mr. MCCARTHY, Mr. CLARK,
Mr. MORSE, Mr. McGEE, Mr.
RANDOLPH, Mr. MURRAY, Mr.
LONG of Hawaii, Mr. KEFAUVER,
Mr. MUSKIE, Mr. LUSK, Mr. HEN-
NINGS, Mr. GRUENING, Mr. DODD,

and Mr. SYMINGTON): S. 3481. A bill to amend the National Defense Education Act of 1958 in order to make student loans under title II of such act available to teachers attending summer sessions in institutions of higher education; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. MCCARTHY: S. 3482. A bill to amend the Postal Field Service Compensation Act of 1955, as amended, with respect to position descriptions, salary, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 3483. A bill to make the antitrust laws and the Federal Trade Commission Act applicable to the organized team sport of baseball and to limit the applicability of such laws so as to exempt certain aspects of the organized professional team sports of baseball, football, basketball, and hockey, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HRUSKA: S. 3484. A bill for the relief of Joan Discallar Beasely; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCLELLAN (by re

quest): S. 3485. A bill to amend section 7 of the Administration Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, to provide for the payment of travel and transportation cost for persons selected for appointment to certain positions in the United States, and for other purposes;

S. 3486. A bill to authorize Government agencies to provide quarters, household furniture and equipment, utilities, subsistence, and laundry sery.ice to civilian officers and employees of the United States, and for other purposes;

S. 3487. A bill to amend the antikickback statute to extend it to all negotiated contracts;

S. 3488. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to procure the services of experts and consultants;

S. 3489. A bill to amend section 203 (j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 484(j)), to provide that the Department of Defense may allocate surplus property under its control for transfer under that act only to educational institutions conducting approved military training programs;

S. 3490. A bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to permit conveyances and grants to States, counties, municipalities, or other duly constituted political subdivisions of States of interests in real property which are needed for an authorized widening of a public street, highway, or alley, and for other purposes;

S. 3491. A bill to repeal that part of the act of March 2, 1889, as amended, which requires that grantors furnish, free of all expenses to the Government, all requisite abstracts, official certifications, and evidences of title;

S. 3492. A bill to amend section 109 (g) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to establish fees for testing of articles and commodities tendered for sale to the Government; and

S. 3493. A bill to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, so as to authorize the use of surplus personal prop

erty by State distribution agencies, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. COOPER: S. 3494. A bill to amend section 2108 of the Veterans' Benefits Act of 1957 to prohibit the reduction of disability ratings which have been in effect for 10 or more years, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 3495. A bill to provide for an appropriation of a sum not exceeding $175,000 with which to make a survey of a proposed national parkway from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee to the Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky and the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MAGNUSON (by request): S. 3496. A bill to amend section 362 (b) of the Communications Act of 1934; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Texas (for

himself and Mr. YARBOROUGH): S. 3497. A bill authorizing the conveyance of a tract of land in Harris County, Tex., to the former owner thereof; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. BENNETT (for himself,

Mr. CAPEHART, Mr. Bush, and

Mr. BEALL): S. 3498. A bill to authorize use of additional funds, to the extent specified in appropriation acts, for public facility loans;

S. 3499. A bill to authorize use of additional funds, to the extent specified in appropriation acts, for the purchase of mortgages by the Federal National Mortgages Association under its special assistance program; and

S. 3500. A bill to amend title I of the National Housing Act; to the Committee on Banking and Currency. RECOGNITION OF BURNSIDE, KY., AS THE

ORIGINAL HOME AND FOUNDING PLACE OF
FIRST AMERICAN BOY SCOUT TROOP

Mr. COOPER submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 105), which was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That Burnside, Kentucky, shall hereafter be known and recognized as the original home and founding place of the first American Boy Scout Troop as it was organized in the year 1908 and was later incorporated as the Boy Scouts of America on February 8, 1910.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Maurer, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has passed the bill (S. 722) to establish an effective program to alleviate conditions of substantial and persistent unemployment and underemployment in certain economically depressed areas, with an amendment, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed 10 enrolled bills, viz, S. 1328, S. 1408, S. 1410, S. 1466, S. 2173, S. 2234, S. 2309, S. 2333, S. 2430, and S. 2507, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the following bills:

S. 1328. An act for the relief of Parker E. Dragoo;

S. 1408. An act for the relief of Ronald R. Dagon and Richard J. Hensel;

S. 1410. An act for the relief of Jay R. Melville and Peter E. K. Shepherd;

S. 1466. An act for the relief of Sophie N. Sarris;

S. 2173. An act for the relief of Mrs. John Slingsby, Lena Slingsby, Alice V. Slingsby, and Harry Slingsby;

S. 2234. An act for the relief of the estate of Hilma Claxton;

S. 2309. An act for the relief of Gim Bong Wong;

S. 2333. An act for the relief of the heirs of Caroline Henkel, William Henkel (now deceased), and George Henkel (presently residing at Babb, Mont.), and for other purposes;

S. 2430. An act for the relief of certain employees of the General Services Administration; and

S. 2507. An act to relieve Joe Keller and H. E. Piper from 1958 wheat marketing penalties and loss of soil bank benefits.

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore thereupon signed the same. MOTION TO RECONSIDER VOTE AGREEING TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 5421

Mr. LAUSCHE entered a motion to reconsider the vote agreeing to the conference report on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 5421) to provide a program of assistance to correct inequities in the construction of fishing vessels and to enable the fishing industry of the United States to regain a favorable economic status, and for other purposes; and

Ordered, That the House of Representatives be requested to return the said bill with the accompanying papers to the Senate. CONSIDERATION OF UNOBJECTED BILLS ON

CALENDAR The Senate, under its order of yesterday, proceeded to the consideration of bills on the calendar to which there was no objection.

The Senate thereupon considered the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 103) favoring the suspension of deportation in the cases of certain aliens; and

Resolved. That the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary request we concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills; and no amendment was made:

S. 2087. A bill for the relief of Janis Papulis;

S. 2499. A bill for the relief of Halina Konik Waytusiak;

S. 2769. A bill for the relief of John George Sarkis Lindell;

S. 2792. A bill for the relief of Luizia Mion;

S. 2822. A bill for the relief of Lou Wing Quey (Kwai);

S. 2966. A bill for the relief of Antigone Apostolaki Cassel;

S. 2923. A bill for the relief of Qi Su (Theresa) Moun;

S. 2969. A bill to authorize the award posthumously of appropriate medals to Chaplain George L. Fox, Chaplain Alexander D. Goode, Chaplain Clark V. Poling, and Chaplain John P. Washington;

S. 2627. A bill for the relief of Nicholas Anthony Marcantonakis;

S. 2833. A bill for the relief of Sadako Suzuki;

S. 3114. A bill for the relief of Adolphe Herstein; and

S. 3327. A bill for the relief of Jean Goedicke.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bills were severally ead the third time.

Resolved, That they pass and that the respective titles thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills; and the reported amendments were agreed to:

S. 2528. A bill for the relief of John Lipset;

S. 2821. A bill for the relief of Kristina Selan;

S. 3081. A bill for the relief of Irena Maria Koller; and

S. 2886. A bill for the relief of Nikolija Lazic.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bills were severally read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass and that the respective titles thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills and joint resolution; and no amendment was made:

H.R. 1456. An act for the relief of Universal Trades, Inc.;

H.R. 6083. An act for the relief of Mary V. Jones;

HR. 6493. An act for the relief of Robert Dalton;

H.R. 7226. An act for the relief of Mr. Hughie D. Martin and Ione Martin;

H.R. 7363. An act for the relief of Chester A. Spindler;

H.R. 8280. An act for the relief of Clarence T. Tolpo;

H.R. 8383. An act for the relief of Maj. Jock E. Hudson;

H.R. 8456. An act for the relief of Capt. Jack Rubley;

H.R. 8868. An act for the relief of Albertson Water District, Nassau County, N.Y.;

HR. 8941. An act for the relief of Mrs. Alice Anderson;

H.R. 9216. An act for the relief of Daniel C. Turner;

H.R. 9476. An act for the relief of George E. Williams and William L. Johnson;

H.R. 10550. An act to extend the Export Control Act of 1949 for 2 additional years;

H.R. 9464. An act to remove the requirement that, of the Chief and Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Ships, one must be specially qualified and experienced in naval engineering and the other must be specially qualified and experienced in naval architecture;

H.R. 5349. An act to provide for the conveyance to Orange County, Calif., of all right, title, and interest in and to certain real property situated in Orange County, Calif.;

H.R. 1752. An act for the relief of Willhelminia Ordonez;

HR. 2082. An act for the relief of James Demetrios Chrysanthes;

H.R. 3786. An act for the relief of Chan Kit Ying and James George Bainter;

H.R. 3934. An act for the relief of Mrs. E. Christine Williams;

H.R. 4562. An act for the relief of Stanislaw Grzilewski;

H.R. 4825. An act for the relief of Jean K. Simmons;

H.R. 6843. An act for the relief of Daniel Wilging;

H.R. 7254. An act for the relief of Simein Helena Chaghaghi;

H.R. 8672. An act for the relief of Dr. Deh Chang Tao;

HR. 1217. An act to suspend for 2 years the import duty on certain amorphous graphite; and

H.J. Res. 598. Joint resolution to extend the time of the final report of the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Commission.

Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.

The said bills and joint resolution were severally read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills and joint resolution; and the reported amendments were agreed to:

H.R. 1607. An act for the relief of Mrs. Anne Morgan;

H.R. 4029. An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to eliminate the proration of the occupational tax on persons dealing in machineguns and certain other firearms and for other purposes; and

H.J. Res. 640. Joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation in connection with the centennial of the birth of General of the Armies John J. Pershing.

Ordered, That the amendments be engrossed and the bills and joint resolution read a third time.

The said bills and joint resolution, as amended, were severally read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

H.R. 8684. A bill to provide transitional provisions for the income tax treatment of dealer reserve income; and

H.R. 9660. A bill to amend section 6659(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the procedure for assessing certain additions to tax. AMENDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY

RESPONSIBILITY ACT OF THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA

The Senate resumed the consideration of its unfinished business, viz, the bill (S. 2131) to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act of the District of Columbia, approved May 25, 1954, as amended.

Pending debate, DEDICATION OF SIX WORLD WAR II AMERICAN

MILITARY CEMETERIES IN EUROPE The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. BARTLETT in the chair) announced that the Vice President had appointed Mr. MARTIN and Mr. YOUNG of Ohio to represent the Senate on the official delegation of the American Battle Monuments Commission to dedicate six of the World War II American Military Cemeteries in Europe during the period July 4 to 25, 1960.

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The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 9465) to authorize the extension of a loan of a naval vessel to the Government of the Republic of China; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill, as amended, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “An Act to authorize the loan of one submarine to Canada and the extension of a loan of a naval vessel to the Government of the Republic of China.”

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

The bill (S. 3170) for the relief of Sam Doolittle, having been reached,

The Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from the further consideration of the bill (H.R. 9760) of an identical title.

The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider the said bill; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time.
Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

Ordered, by unanimous consent, That the bill S. 3170 be indefinitely postponed.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1349) for the relief of Song Song Tai; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “A bill for the relief of Song Tai Song."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2635) for the relief of Maria Genowefa Kon; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: "A bill for the relief of Maria Genowefa Kon Musial."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2739) for the relief of Yu Shu Lin, a minor; and the reported amendments to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendments be engrossed and the bill read a third time. The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: "A bill for the relief of Yu Sui Ling, also known as Yee Shui Ling."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The bill (S. 2985) to change the name of the locks and dam No. 41 on the Ohio River at Louisville, Ky., having been reached,

The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider to bill (H.R. 10164) of an identical title; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time.
Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

Ordered, by unanimous consent, That the bill S. 2985 be postponed indefinitely.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 9308) to extend for 3 years the suspension of duty on imports of crude chicory and the reduction in duty on ground chicory; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill, as amended, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: "An Act to extend until June 30, 1963, the suspension of duty on imports of crude chicory and the reduction in duty on ground chicory."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Bartlett, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 10401) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes; and it has receded from its disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 30 and 31 to the said bill and agreed to the same.

The House has disagreed to the amendment of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 11510) to amend further the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as amended, and fo other purposes; it agrees to the conference asked by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon and has appointed Mr. MOR, GAN, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mr. ZABLOCKI, Mr. CHIPERFIELD, and Mr. JUDD managers at the same on its part.

The House has agreed to the respective reports of the committees of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to each of the following bills of the House:

H.R. 7947. A bill relating to the income-tax treatment of nonrefundable capital contributions to Federal National Mortgage Association;

PRIVILEGE OF THE FLOOR TO AMBASSIDOR

FROM CHILE On motion by Mr. MANSFIELD, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the Ambassador from Chile, Hon. Walter Müller, and party be entitled to the privileges of the floor during a visit to the Senate by Senator Hugo Zepeda and two Members of the House of Deputies of the Chilean Parliament.

CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 10401 Mr. HAYDEN submitted the following conference report:

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (HR. 10401) making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the Senate recede from its amendments numered 1, 3, 4, 10, 17, 19, 20, 21, 28, 29, 32, and 33.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 2, 7, and 8, and agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 5: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 5, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: Restore the matter stricken out amended to read as follows: including not to exceed $200,000 for administrative and technical services,; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 6: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Ser nu ed 6, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $25,950,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

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The said bill, as amended, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table. EXCHANGE OF CERTAIN WAR-BUILT VESSELS

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2618) to authorize the exchange of certain war-built vessels for modern and efficient war-built vessels owned by the United States; and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid,

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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Amendment numbered 9: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 9, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert 23,084,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 11: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 11, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $14,215,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 12: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 12, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $14,500,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 13: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 13, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $43,650,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 14: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 14, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $22,017,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 15: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 15, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum named in said amendment insert $2,185,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 16: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 16, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $18,575,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 18: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 18, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $2,200,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 22: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 22, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $18,645,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 23: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 23, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $4,535,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 24: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 24, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $6,591,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 25: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 25, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $2,810,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 26: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 26, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $92,159,700; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 27: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 27, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the sum proposed by said amendment insert $17,332,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

The committee of conference report in disagreement amendments numbered 30 and 31.

CARL HAYDEN,
DENNIS CHAVEZ,
ESTES KEFAUVER,
ALAN BIBLE,
KARL E. MUNDT,

MILTON R. YOUNG,
Managers on the Part of the Senate.

MICHAEL J. KIRWAN,
W. F. NORRELL,
CLARENCE CANNON,
BEN F. JENSEN,

JOHN TABER,
Managers on the Part of the House.
The Senate proceeded to consider the
said report; and

Resolved. That the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the
House of Representatives thereof.
CHANGE OF VOTE ON REFERRING SENATE

RESOLUTION 285 TO COMMITTEE ON RULES
AND ADMINISTRATION

Mr. FREAR asked and obtained unanimous consent to change his vote from the affirmative to the negative on the motion yesterday to refer to the Committee on Rules and Administration the resolution (S. Res. 285) to authorize an investigation of certain election charges. AMENDMENT OF INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

OF 1954 On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 6779) to amend section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (relating to the unlimited deduction for charitable contributions for certain individuals); and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendments be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN RETIRED EMPLOYEES OF THE GOVERNMENT

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2575) to provide a health benefits program for certain retired employees of the Government; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the respective title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. YARBOROUGH, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

WATER AND POWER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

IN U.S.S.R. AND U.S.A.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution (S. Res. 259) to print with illustrations a committee print entitled “Relative Water and Power Resource Development in the U.S.S.R. and U.S.A."; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote agreeing to the resolution,

On motion by Mr. ELLENDER, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

RELATIVE WATER AND POWER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN U.S.S.R. AND U.S.A.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution (S. Res. 260) to print with illustrations a committee print entitled "Relative Water and Power Resource Development in the U.S.S.R. and U.S.A."; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

The resolution, as amended, was agreed to, as follows:

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Public Works three thousand seven hundred additional copies of the Senate document entitled “Relative Water and Power Resource Development in the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A..

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, to reconsider the vote agreeing to the resolution, as amended,

On motion by Mr. ELLENDER, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table. AMENDMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT ACT REEMPLOYMENT OF FORMER MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 8241) to amend certain provisions of the Civil Service Retirement Act relating to the reemployment of former Members of Congress; and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendments be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill, as amended, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. JOHNSTON of South Carolina,

The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

the House of Representatives to the bill (S. 722) to establish an effective program to alleviate conditions of substantial and persistent unemployment and underemployment in certain economically depressed areas, and that upon a motion that the Senate agree to the House amendment debate be limited to 1 hour for the proponents and 1 hour for the opponents. AMENDMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT

ACT The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (S. 2857) to amend the Civil Service Retirement Act so as to provide for refunds of contributions in the case of annuitants whose length of service exceeds the amount necessary to provide the maximum annuity allowable under such act.

Pending debate,

On motion by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware to further amend the bill by striking out all after the enacting clause, as amended, and inserting in lieu thereof other words.

On motion by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware,

The yeas and nays, being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present, were ordered on the question of agreeing to his motion.

Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware raised a question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Moss in the chair) directed the roll to be called;

When

Thirty-seven Senators answered to their names, as follows: Bartlett Green

McClellan
Dennett

Gruening Monroney
Bible
Hartke

Moss
Cannon
Hickenlooper

Muskie
Church
Hill

Prouty
Clark
Holland

Saltonstall
Cooper
Jackson

Thurmond
Dodd

Johnson, Tex. Wiley Douglas

Johnston, S.C. Williams, Del.
Engle
Lausche

Yarborough
Frcar
Long, La.

Young, Ohio
Goldwater Lusk
Gore

McCarthy
No quorum being present,

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

Ordered, That the Sergeant at Arms be directed to request the attendance of the absent Senators,

Pending the execution of the order, Mr. JAVITS, Mr. KUCHEL, Mr. PASTORE, Mr. HART, Mr. COTTON, Mr. CARROLL, Mr. BYRD of West Virginia, Mr. CARLSON, Mr. SCOTT, Mr. DWORSHAK, Mr. ALLOTT, Mr. FREAR, Mr. ERVIN, Mr. BEALL, Mr. AIKEN, Mr. CASE of New Jersey, Mr CASE of South Dakota, Mr. ELLENDER, Mr. LONG of Louisiana, Mr. MARTIN, Mr, MORTON, Mr. STENNIS, and Mr. WILLIAMS of New Jersey appeared and answered to their names.

A quorum being present,
After debate,

The question being taken on agreeing to the amendment proposed by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware, viz, strike out all after the enacting clause, as amended, and insert in lieu thereof the following: In section gif) of the Civil Service Rctire

ment Act, after the word "unpaid," the words, except that no such reduction shall be made with respect to any period of service or any portion of a period of service which the employee or Member eiects to eliminate for annuity computation purposes.It was determined in Yeas

19 the negative.---- | Nays 38

The yeas and nays having been heretofore ordered.

Senators who voted in the affirmative areAlken Cotton

Morton Allott

Dworshak Prouty Beall

Goldwater Saltonstall Bennett

Hickenlooper Williams, Del.
Case, N.J.
Javits

Young, Ohio
Case, S. Dak. Lausche
Cooper

Martin
Senators who voted in the negative
are-
Bartlett
Frear

Lusk
Bible
Gore

McCarthy
Byrd, W. Va. Green

Monroney
Cannon
Giuening

Moss
Carlson
Hart

Muskie
Carroll
Hartke

Pastore
Church
Holland

Scott
Clark
Jackson

Smith
Dodd

Johnson, Stennis
Douglas

Johnston, S.C. Thurmond
Ellender
Kuchel

Williams, N.J. Engle

Long, Hawaii Yarborough Ervin

Long, La. So the amendment proposed by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware was not agreed to.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote disagreeing to the amendment,

On motion by Mr. KUCHEL, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. JOHNSTON of South Carolina,

The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

AMENDMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT

ACT On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2857) to amend the Civil Service Retirement Act so as to provide for refunds of contributions in the case of annuitants whose length of service exceeds the amount necessary to provide the maximum annuity allowable under such act; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Pending debate, ORDER FOR CONSIDERATION OF AND LIMITA

TION OF DEBATE UPON HOUSE AMENDMENT TO S. 722

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the Senate concludes its business today it stand in adjournment until 9:30 o'clock a.m. tomorrow, and that upon convening the Chair lay before the Senate the amendment of

SUSPENSION OF DUTIES ON CERTAIN LATHES FOR SHOE LAST ROUGHING OR FINISHING

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 986?) to continue for 2 years the existing suspension of duties on certain lathes used for shoe last roughing or shoe last finishing.

On the question of agreeing to the reported amendment on page 1, inserting a new section after line 8,

On motion by Mr. HARTKE to amend the said amendment by inserting on page 1, line 9, after the numeral “2”, the following: (a); and by inserting on page 2, after line 5, the following:

(b) Effective with respect to imports entered for consumption or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption after the expiration of thirty days following

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