CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Apr. 28, 1924

The Senate: Reaffirmed the principle of Japanese exclusion by 71 to 4 on a roll call supplementary to the viva voce vote that denounced the "Gentlemen's Agreement" with Japan.

¶Passed (62 to 6) the Immigration Bill, with a quota basis of 2% of the 1890 census and an amendment limiting immigration (after 1927) to an annual total of 150,000.

The House: Appropriated $1,000,000 for the relief of drought-stricken farmers in New Mexico.

¶Passed the Ketcham Bill instructing the Department of Agriculture to collect and disseminate information on agricultural production, competition and demand...

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