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  • SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS .' {CONVENED MARCH 9, 1933 FIRST SES~N ,.tl.pJOUlltNE:@,UNE 16, 1933

    SECOND SESSI~N{dONVENED JANUARY 3, 1934 , AI;>JOURNED JUNE 18, 1934

    'CALENDARS :OFT'HE UNITED STA'TES HOUSE O~' REPRESENTATIVES ----------------------------AND--------~----_________ ~----

    HISTORY OF LEGISLATION

    ALL PROPOSED LEGISLATION RETAINS THE STATUSREACIIED ON . THE DAY OF FINAL ADJOURNMENT, LEGISLATIVE

    DAY, JUNE 15, 1934 (CALENDAR DAY, JUNE 18, 1934)

    . FINAL EDITION

    PREPARED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF SOUTH 'FRll\fBLE, C:r..ERK OF TEJE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BY HANS JURGENSEN, JR., TALLY CLERK

    CalendqrB .4(ill.be prir.~d d(lily-' S' Ind. to the Calendar. wiU be printed on Monday of eacliweek if the Hou~e . .., Rule XIl1, claus. 6 i8 in ."&ion; otherwi8e fir.t day in .".ion th",eajter

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS Unfinished business __________________________________________________________________________ . President's proclamation _____________________________________________________________________ _ Special legislative days _______________________________________________________________________ _ Morning hour call of committees ______________________________________________________________ _ Calendar Wednesday business ________________________________________________________________ _ Committee list with dates of calls _____________________________________________________________ _ Bills through conference _____________________________________________________________________ _

    Calendars: Union _________________________________________________________________________________ _ Elouse _________________________________________________________________________________ _

    b~~:::t_~~===============================================~=================~===========: Motions to discharge committees __________________________________________________________ _ Laws and resolutions-numerical list __________________________________________________________ _ Titles of bills and resolutions which have become laws: Elousebills __________________________________ ~ __________________________________________ _

    Jointresoluuons ______ ~ _____________________________________________________________ _ Senatebills _______ J~ ___ ~ ________________________________________________________________ _

    Joint resolutions ____________________________________________________________________ _ Act which failed to become law ________________________________________________________________ _ Numerical list of bills and resolutions which have passed either or both Elouses, and bills and resolutions

    pending on the calendars: Elousebills ____________________________________________ : ________________________________ _ Joint resolutions:.. ____________ ~ ______________________________________________________ _ COJ;lcurrent resolutions _______________________________________________________________ _

    , Resolutions _________________________________________________________________________ _ Senatebills _____________________________________________________________________________ _

    Joint resolutions _____________________________________________________________________ ' Concurrent resolutions _______________________________________________________________ _ Resolutions (of interest to the Elouse) _________________________________________________ _

    Numerical list of house motions to discharge committees _________________________________________ _ Index (subject) _____________________________________________________________________________ _

    Statistical recapitulation and comparison (first sessions, 73d and 71st Congresses) ___________________ _ Statistical recapitulation and comparison (first session, 73d Congress;' first and second sessions, 71st

    Congress; first sessions, 70th, 69th, and 68th Congresses) ____________________________ - ________ _ Comparative statement ______________________________________________________________________ _ Status of major bills, 1st session __________________________________ __________________ ~ _________ _ Status of major bills, 2nd session ______________________________________________________________ _

    1934 El.R.4548

    Apr. 23

    UNFINISHED .. ,BUSINESS

    A bill to provide old-age securities for persons over 60 years of age residing in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. (Pending in the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, April 23, 193J,.; M'P. Thompson of Illinois, Chairman.)

    BY TElE PRESIDENT OF TElE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    A PROCLAMATION

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    Whereas, public interests require that the Congress of the United States should be convened in extra session at 12 o'clock, noon, on the 9th day of March, 1933, to receive such communication as may be made by the Executive. '

    Now, therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim and declare that an extraordinary occasion requires the Congress of the United States to convene in extra session at the Capitol in the city of Washington on the 9th day of March, 1933, at 12 o'clock, noon, of which all persons who shall at that time be entitled to act as Members thereof are hereby required to take notice.

    In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the United States. , Done at the city of Washington this 5th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-three, and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and fifty-seventh.

    By the President: . CORDELL ElULL, Secretary of State.

    FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT.

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    SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE DAYS Calendar Wednesday __________________ _

    Consent Calendar _____________________ _ Discharge Calendar ___________________ _

    District of Columbia business ___________ _ Private CalendaL _____________________ _

    Deferred list ______________ _ Suspension of rules ____________________ _

    Wednesday of each week, except during the last 2 weeks of a session (clause 7, rule XXIV).

    First and third Mondays of each month (clause 3, rule XIII). Second and fourth Mondays of each month, except during the last

    6 days of a session (clause 4, rule XXVII). Second and fourth Mondays of each month (clause 8, rule XXIV). Saturday of each week. }(C X) Last Saturday of each month. lause 6, rule XIV. First and third Mondays of each month and during the last 6 days

    of a session (clause 1, rule XXVII).

    RESTRICTION OF POWER TO REPORT APPROPRIATIONS Clause 4, rule XXI: "4. No bill or joint resolution carrying appropriations shall be reported by any committee not having

    jurisdiction to report appropriations, nor shall an amendment proposing an appropriation be in order during the consideration of a bill or joint resolution reported by a committee not having that jurisdiction. A question of order on an appropriation in any such bill, joint resolution, or amendment thereto may be raised at any time."

    THE MORNING HOUR FOR THE CALL OF COMMITTEES Clause 4, rule XXIV: "4. After the unfinished business has been disposed of, the Speaker shall call each standing committee in

    regular order, and then select committees, and each committee when named may call up for consideration any bill reported by it on a previous day and on the House Calendar, and if the Speaker shall not complete the call of the committees before the House passes to other business, he shall resume the next call where he left off, giving preference to the last bill under consideration: Provided, That whenever any committee shall have occupied the morning hour on 2 days it shall not be in order to call up any other bill until the other committees have been called in their turn.

    NOTE.-See page 4 for committee list.

    CALENDAR WEDNESDAY BUSINESS Clause 7, rule XXIV: "7. On Wednesday of each week no business shall be in order except as provided by paragraph 4 of this

    rule unless the House by a two thirds vote on motion to dispense therewith shall otherwise determine. On such a motion there may be debate not to exceed 5 minutes for and against. On a call of committees under this rule bills may be called up from either the House or the Union Calendar, excepting bills which are privileged under the rules; but bills called up from the Union Calendar shall be considered in Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. This rule shall not apply during the last 2 weeks of the session. It shall not be in order for the Speaker to entertain a motion for a recess on any Wednesday except during the last 2 weeks of the session.

    "Provided, That not more than 2 hours of general debate shall be permitted on any measure called up on Calendar Wednesday, and all debate must be confined to the subject matter of the bill, the time to be equally divided between those for and against the bill: Provided jurther, That whenever any committee shall have occu-pied one Wednesday it shall not be in order, unless the House by a two thirds vote shall otherwise determine, to consider any unfinished business previously called up by such committee, unless the previous question had been ordered thereon, upon any succeeding Wednesday until the other committees have been called in their turn under thi~ rule: Provider!:.J That when, during anyone session of Congress, all of the committees of the House are not called under the valendar Wednesday rule, at .the next session of Congress the call shall commence where it left off at the end of the preceding session."