THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Aug. 23, 1937

The Senate

¶ Passed the Jones Sugar Bill to restrict imports of refined sugar from Puerto Rico and Hawaii (TIME, Aug 16), in the face of known Presidential displeasure and sent it to conference.

¶ Passed and sent to the House the Reynolds Bill guaranteeing combat veterans of any future wars, disability and death benefits equal to those of veterans of the World War. (No provision was made however for future veterans' bonuses.)

¶ Passed, 37 to 26, a bill permitting helium to be sold abroad in "nonmilitary" quantities, thus making the non-inflammable gas...

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