Resolutions III

Richard J. O'Melia Collection

  1. "S.J. Res. 175"
    Date: July 13, 1954
    Made by: Senate and House of Representatives
    Content: "To authorize the quartering in public buildings in the District of Columbia of troops participating in activities related to the American Legion National Convention of 1954."

  2. "S.J. Res. 176"
    Date: July 13, 1954
    Made by: Senate and House of Representatives
    Content: "To provide additional municipal services for the District of Columbia, in connection with The American Legion National Convention of 1954, to authorize the granting of permits to The American Legion 1954 Convention Corporation on the occasion of The American Legion National Convention of 1954, and for other purposes."

  3. "S. Res. 247"
    Date: May 13, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Content: "To express the sense of the Senate on serving diplomatic relations with Russia and calling an international conference to take united action against communism." Two copies.

  4. "To Sever Diplomatic Relations with Iron Curtain Governments and to Call for a Conference of Free Nations"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: Jenner and McCarran
    Content: "In an official note to the then President of the United States on November 6, 1933, as a prelude to the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Maxim Litvinoff, who was people's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, pledged the Soviet Government: ..." Two copies.

  5. "State, Justice, and Commerce Appropriations Bill, Fiscal Year 1955.
    Date: February 25, 1954
    Made by: House of Representatives
    Content: "The Committee on Appropriations submits the following report in explanation of the accompanying bill making appropriations for the Department of State, Justice, and Commerce and the United States Information Agency for the fiscal year 1955."

  6. "S. Res. 187"
    Date: August 6, 1951
    Made by: Senate
    Content: "To further investigate the participation of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy in the Maryland 1950 senatorial campaign and other acts, to determine whether expulsion proceedings should be instituted against him."

  7. Three documents clipped together: "S. 3706"; "Subversive Activities Control Act Amendments"; "Public Law 637"
    Date: August 16, 1954; August 19, 1954; (?)
    Made by: Senate; Mr. Graham; Senate and House of Representatives
    Content: "To outlaw the Communist Party, to prohibit members of Communist organizations from serving in certain representative capacities and for other purposes."; "The Committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments to the bill (S. 3706)..."; The Congress hereby finds and declares that the Communist Party of the United States, although purportedly a political party is in fact an instrumentality of a conspiracy to overthrow the Government of the United States."

  8. "S. Res."
    Date: (?)
    Made by: Mr. McCarthy
    Content: "Whereas, the nations of Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Rumania are now ruled by tyrannical Communists imposed by force against the will of the people of such nations.."

  9. "S. Res"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: McCarthy
    Content: "Whereas the 1952 Republican Platform, adopted July 10, 1952 declared that 'the Government of the United Sates, under Republican leadership, will repudiate all commitments contained in secret understandings such as those of Yalta which aid Communist enslavement'..."

  10. "The Fundamental Law of Education"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: (?)
    Content: "Having established the Constitution of Japan, we have shown our resolution to contribute to the peace of the world and welfare of humanity by building a democratic and cultural state."

  11. "A Bill"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: Mr. McCarthy
    Contents: "To authorize the Federal government to guard strategic defense facilities against individuals believed to be disposed to commit acts of sabotage, espionage, or other subversion."

  12. "H.R. 7728"
    Date: July 29, 1955
    Made by: Mr. Dawson of Illinois
    Contents: "To provide that the Department of the Navy shall not be required to reimburse the Reconstruction Finance Corporation for the transfer of certain real property at Columbus, Ohio."

  13. "Report No. 2698"
    Date: July 12, 1956
    Made by: Mr. Dawson of Illinois
    Contents: "The Committee on Government Operations, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 7728) to provide that the Department of the Navy shall not be required to reimburse..."

  14. "S. ____ A Bill"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: (?)
    Contents: "To transfer the functions of the Passport Office to a new agency of the Department of State to be known as the "United States Passport Services," to establish a Passport Service Fund to finance the operations of the United States Passport Service, and for other purposes."

  15. "S._____"
    Date: January, 1957
    Made by: (?)
    Contents: "To provide for the reorganization of the safety functions of the Federal Government, and for other purposes."

  16. "S.3772"
    Date: July 19, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to provide for the payment of appraisers', auctioneers', and brokers' fees from the proceeds of disposal of Government surplus real property, and for other purposes."

  17. "S. 3773"
    Date: July 19, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To authorize reciprocal fire protection agreements between departments and agencies of the United States and public or private organizations engaged in fire-fighting activities, and for other purposes."

  18. "S. 3784"
    Date: July 21, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To amend the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 in order to eliminate certain obsolete provisions and to make certain minor technical corrections therein, to amend title III of such Act, and for other purposes."

  19. "H.R. 9835"
    Date: July 24, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To provide for the termination of Government operations which are in competition with private enterprise."

  20. "H.R. 8753"
    Date: June 18, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to authorize the Administrator of General Services to establish and operate motor vehicle pools and systems and to provide office furniture and furnishings when agencies are moved to new locations, ..."

  21. "In the Senate of the United States"
    Date: July 28, 1955
    Made by: Mr. McCarthy
    Content: "Whereas the United States has agreed to enter into negotiations with the Chinese Communist regime at Geneva beginning August 1, 1955; and..."

  22. "S.J. Res 175"
    Date: July 13, 1954
    Made by: Senate and House of Representatives
    Contents: "To authorize the quartering in public buildings in the District of Columbia of troops participating in activities related to the American Legion National Convention of 1954."

  23. "S. Res. 288"
    Date: July 20, 1954
    Made by: Senate
    Contents: "To make certain funds available to the Committee on Government Operations." Two copies.

  24. "Digest of Public General Bills and Selected Resolutions with Index"
    Date: January-May
    Made by: The Library of Congress Legislative Reference Service
    Contents: "Covering bills and resolutions: S.3972-4054; S. J. Res. 176-181; S. Con. Res 81-82; R. Res 274-282; H. R. 11569-11786; H. J. Res. 632-647; H. Con. Res. 246-253; H. Res. 504-540"

  25. "S. Res."
    Date: (?)
    Made by: Mr. McCarthy
    Content: "Whereas, the nations of Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Rumania are now ruled by tyrannical Communists imposed by force against the will of the people of such nations.."

  26. "S. ____ A Bill"
    Date: (?)
    Made by: (?)
    Contents: "To transfer the functions of the Passport Office to a new agency of the Department of State to be known as the "United States Passport Services," to establish a Passport Service Fund to finance the operations of the United States Passport Service, and for other purposes."

  27. "Resolution" -Rough Draft
    Date: January 11, 1955
    Made by: (?)
    Contents: "Whereas: The captive nations in the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe not now represented and do not have diplomatic representation with the United States; ..." Two copies, pencil markings on both. Two papers follow with handwritten remarks.

  28. (?)
    Date: (?)
    Made by: Legislative Counsel
    Contents: "It is declared to be the policy of the Congress that the Federal Government shall not engage in business type operations competitive with private enterprise except where it is necessary for the Government itself to perform such operations in the public interest or in furtherance of national programs and objectives established by statute." First page missing.


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