CONGRESS: The Legislative Week May 19, 1924

The Senate:

¶ Debated, amended and finally passed the Tax Reduction Bill, embodying the Simmons (Democratic) surtax rates (40% maximum).

¶ Passed a bill revising and codifying the laws relating to the Veterans' Bureau.

¶ Passed a bill appropriating $40,000 for the U. S. participation in the second international conference for regulating drug traffic.

¶ Passed a resolution empowering the Committee investigating the Internal Revenue Bureau to employ special counsel and "other agents" desired.

¶ Considered the appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State and Labor.

The House:

¶ By vote of...

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