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D. Labor Committee Prints During the 89th Congress

1. Multiemployer Association Bargaining and Its Impact on the Collective Bargaining Process. December 1964.

2. The Role and Mission of the Federal-State Employment Service in the American Economy. December 1964.

3. Readings on Public Employment Services. December 1964. 4. Activities and Accomplishments of the Committee on Education and Labor during the 88th Congress. January 1965. 5. Legislation Concerning Education and Training. July 1965. 6. Legislation Concerning Education and Training. 7. Activities and Accomplishments of the Committee on Education and Labor During the First Session of the 89th Congress. 8. Active Manpower Policies in Great Britain and Scandinavia. May 1966.

December 1965.

Report No.

Legislation—Continued 432 Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1965 (H.R.

8310). 587 Disaster Impact Aid (H.R. 9022). 618 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of

1965 (H.R. 9460). 621 Higher Education Act of 1965 (H.R. 9567). 953 National Elementary and Secondary Teacher Opportunities

Act (H.R. 9627). 954 Teachers' Sabbatical Leave Act (H.R. 10622). 1034 Amendments to the Act Providing for a Loan Service of Cap

tioned Films for the Deaf (S. 2232). 1306 Child Development Act (H.R. 11322). 1467 Higher Education Facilities Act, 1966 (H.R. 14644). 1473 Special Summer Lunch Program (H.R. 9339). 1474 Library Services and Construction Act, 1966 (H.R. 14050). 1539 International Education (H.R. 14643). 1568 Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1966 (H.R. 15111). 1802 Amend National School Lunch Act (S. 3467). 1814 Elementary and Secondary Education Amendments, 1966 (H.R. 13161). (Parts 1 and 2).

) 2212 Vocational Rehabilitation, District of Columbia Funds (H.R.

14323). 2214 High School for the Deaf (H.R. 17190).

D. Conference Reports 1001 Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1965 (H.R. 8283).

Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1965 (H.R. 8283). 1178 Higher Education Act of 1965 (H.R. 9567). 1204 Vocational Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1965 (H.R.

8310). 2298 Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1966 (H.R. 15111). 2309 Elementary and Secondary Education Amendments of 1966

(H.R. 13161). 2326 Higher Education Facilities Act of 1966 (H.R. 14644).

E. Education Committee Prints During the 89th Congress 1. Education Goals for 1965. January 1965. 2. Activities and Accomplishments of the Committee on Education

and Labor During the 88th Congress. January 1965. 3. Federal Agency Programs and the Two-Year Institution of Higher

Education. June 1965. 4. Legislation Concerning Education and Training. July 1965. 5. A Compendium of Statutes Administered by, Delegating Authority

to, or Under Which Authority Has Been Delegated to the U.S. Office of Education, Department of Health, Education, and

Welfare. July 1965. 6. Urban Affairs and Adult Education. October 1965. 7. A Schoolman's Guide to Federal Aid. (Reprinted from the June

1965 issue of School Management Magazine.) October 1965.

RULE 5. APPOINTMENTS TO SUBCOMMITTEES.-All members shall be appointed to one or more subcommittees by the chairman, after consultation with the ranking minority member of the committee, with due regard for individual preferences, insofar as practical. Members of subcommittees shall retain seniority on the subcommittees to which they are initially appointed, except with respect to the appointment of subcommittee chairmen. The chairman and ranking minority member are ex officio members of all subcommittees.

RULE 6. RATIO OF SUBCOMMITTEES.-The ratio between majority members and minority members on each subcommittee shall reflect, as nearly as possible, the ratio between majority members and minority members in the membership of the House.

RULE 7. SUBCOMMITTEE CHAIRMANSHIP.-The chairmen of the standing subcommittees shall be the ranking members of the majority party. The chairmen of all other subcommittees shall be appointed by the chairman of the committee with due regard for seniority. If a subcommittee chairman absents himself (except for official congressional duties and/or illness, these reasons being acceptable to the chairman) for more than three successive meetings of his subcommittee or for more than five meetings thereof during a session, the chairman of the committee shall declare such subcommittee chairmanship vacant.

RULE 8. SUBCOMMITTEE MEETINGS IN THE MAIN HEARING ROOM.-Available dates for subcommittee meetings during the session shall be assigned by the chairman to the subcommittees as nearly as practicable in rotation and in accordance with their workloads.

RULE 9. SUBCOMMITTEE RULES.-The rules of the committee shall be the rules of its subcommittees.

RULE 10. COMMITTEE STAFFS.-The authority of the committee to employ and discharge members of its professional staff and clerical staff, as provided by the rules of the House of Representatives, is hereby delegated to the chairman of the committee, and to the ranking minority member of the committee with regard to minority staff members. In addition, the same authority is further delegated to employ and discharge such additional committee and subcommittee employees as the chairman may deem advisable.

RULE 11. SUPERVISION, DUTIES OF COMMITTEE STAFFS.-The professional and clerical staffs of the committee and subcommittees shall be under the general supervisision and direction of the chairman. The chairman, in consultation with the chairmen of subcommittees, shall establish and assign the duties and responsibilities of members of the staffs and delegate such authority as he deems appropriate. Committee members and others desiring assistance not normally rendered in connection with the regularly assigned duties of the staffs relating to committee and subcommittee operations shall make their requests through the chairman and the staffs shall render such assistance as is authorized by the chairman.

RULE 12. POWERS, DUTIES OF SUBCOMMITTEES.-Subcommittees are authorized to hold hearings, receive exhibits, hear witnesses, and report to the committee for final action, together with such recommendations as may be agreed upon by the subcommittee. No such meetings or hearings, however, shall be held outside of Washington or during a recess or adjournment of the House without the prior authorization of the chairman. A majority of any subcommittee shall

constitute a quorum thereof for business: Provided, however, That any two members shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of taking testimony, and further provided that all members of the subcommittee have been given reasonable notice of the meeting. A bill, resolution, or other matter referred by the chairman to a subcommittee may be recalled therefrom by him or by the committee for the committee's direct consideration or for referral to another subcommittee.

RULE 13. BILLS, RESOLUTIONS REPORTED.-Whenever the committee authorizes a favorable report on a bill or resolution, the chairman is authorized to report same to the House or to designate some member of the committee to do so, and he is authorized to use all parliamentary methods to secure passage thereof, without such additional authority being set forth particularly in the motion to report each individual bill or resolution.

RULE 14. PROXIES.-Proxies in writing in the form adopted by the committee must be in the hands of the chief clerk of the committee before or during each rollcall in which they are to be voted. In the case of subcommittee rollcalls, proxies must be in the hands of the subcommittee clerk before or during each rollcall. Proxies may not be counted for a quorum.

RULE 15. SCOPE OF COMMITTEE WORK.-The scope of the work of the committee and its subcommittees includes all legislative proposals and other matters pertaining to the following: Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938; National Labor Relations Act; Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947; Welfare and Pension Plans Disclosure Act; LaborManagement Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959; Longshoremen and Harbor Worker's Compensation Act; Davis-Bacon Act; Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962; Contract Work Hours Standards Act; Farm Labor Contractor Registration Act of 1963; Federal Employees' Compensation Act; Federal Coal Mine Safety Act; Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963; Library Services and Construction Act; National Arts and Cultural Development Act of 1964; Economic Opportunity Act of 1964; Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Offenses Control Act of 1961; National Defense Education Act of 1958; Vocational Rehabilitation Act; Smith-Hughes Vocational Education Act; Vocational Education Act of 1946; Vocational Education Act of 1963; Public Laws 815 and 874 (81st Cong.); Freedmen's Hospital; Gallaudet College; Howard University; St. Elizabeths Hospital; fair employment practices; equal pay for women; labor statistics; regulation or prevention of importation of foreign laborers under contract; child labor; convict labor; entry of goods made by convicts into interstate commerce; school construction; mediation and arbitration of labor disputes; welfare of miners; industrial safety; impact of Government programs such as compulsory military service on education; fine arts; civilian awards; education programs for the physically handicapped, mentally retarded, deaf, speech-defective, gifted, etc.; juvenile delinquency; youth programs; intercultural activities; scholarships in connection with a Peace Corps; scholarships for underdeveloped areas in Africa, Asia, and Latin America; problems of unemployment; impact of automation; impact of imports and exports on American employment; irregularities in labor and management; and all other legislative proposals affecting either wages or hours of labor, education, or relationships between employers and employees or their representatives, and affecting the safety or health of employees or compensation for their injuries.


26. (a) The rules of the House are the rules of its committees so far as applicable, except that a motion to recess from day to day is a motion of high privilege in committees. Committees may adopt additional rules not inconsistent therewith.

(b) Each committee shall keep a complete record of all committee action. Such record shall include a record of the votes on any question on which a record vote is demanded.

(c) All committee hearings, records, data, charts, and files shall be kept separate and distinct from the congressional office records of the Member serving as chairman of the committee; and such records shall be the property of the House and all Members of the House shall have access to such records. Each committee is authorized to have printed and bound testimony and other data presented at hearings held by the committee.

(d) It shall be the duty of the chairman of each committee to report or cause to be reported promptly to the House any measure approved by his committee to take or cause to be taken necessary steps to bring the matter to vote.

(e) No measure or recommendation shall be reported from any committee unless a majority of the committee were actually present.

(f) Each committee shall, so far as practicable, require all witnesses appearing before it to file in advance written statements of their proposed testimony, and to limit their oral presentation to brief summaries of their argument. The staff of each committee shall prepare digests of such statements for the use of committee members.

(g) All hearings conducted by standing committees or their subcommittees shall be open to the public, except executive sessions for marking up bills or for voting or where the committee by a majority vote orders an executive session.

(h) Each committee may fix the number of its members to constitute a quorum for taking testimony and receiving evidence, which shall be not less than two.

(i) The chairman at an investigative hearing shall announce in an opening statement the subject of the investigation.

(j) A copy of the committee rules, if any, and paragraph 26 of rule XI of the House of Representatives shall be made available to the witness.

(k) Witnesses at investigative hearings may be accompanied by their own counsel for the purpose of advising them concerning their constitutional rights.

(1) The chairman may punish breaches of order and decorum, and of professional ethics on the part of counsel, by censure and exclusion from the hearings; and the committee may cite the offender to the House for contempt.

(m) If the committee determines that evidence or testimony at an investigative hearing may tend to defame, degrade, or incriminate any person, it shall

(1) receive such evidence or testimony in executive session; (2) afford such person an opportunity voluntarily to appear as a witness; and

(3) receive and dispose of requests from such person to subpena additional witnesses.

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