THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Mar. 22, 1937

The Senate:

¶Passed the Copeland Food & Drugs bill which would stiffen the provisions of the present law by including cosmetics under its provisions, forbidding false advertising as well as labeling, etc.—but not stiffening the law in enough respects to satisfy earnest reformers. Sent it to the House.

¶Passed a House resolution extending the time for making tax returns on windfall taxes (the "unjust enrichment tax" to collect the bulk of the invalidated AAA processing taxes which processors had already passed on to the public). Sent it to the President who signed it...

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