CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Jan. 28, 1924

The Senate:

¶ Authorized an investigation (which was immediately undertaken) to discover "diploma mills" and "fraudulently made" physicians. ¶ Passed a bill appropriating 251,000 to reimburse Texas cattlemen for the loss of 4,300 tick-infested steers "negligently dipped" by the Department of Agriculture.

¶ Passed a bill substituting electrocution for hanging as capital punishment for the District of Columbia. ¶ Passed a bill to prevent oil pollution of coastal waters.

¶ Passed a resolution offered by Senator Reed of Missouri for investigation of...

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