Legislative Record of the Sixty-Ninth Congress

Archive Report

The Sixty-ninth Congress, which passed out of existence March 4, 1927, enacted 879 public laws and public resolutions. Its legislative output exceeded that of any previous Congress. Appropriations during the Sixty-ninth Congress totaled $8,665,063,066, an increase of $766,298,761 over the total appropriations of the last preceding Congress.

Among the outstanding public measures approved by the Sixty-ninth Congress during the 225 days it was in session were the following:

First sessionSecond session
Revenue act of 1926, embodying essential feature of Mellon tax plan.Pepper-McFadden banking act, with federal reserve charter extension.
Foreign debt funding acts.Radio regulation act.
$165,000,000 highway aid program.Prohibition reorganization act.
$165,000,000 public building program.$71,870,000 river and harbor act, with Cape Cod Canal purchase.
Army and Navy aviation programs.
Commercial air navigation act.Naval appropriation act, with 3 cruiser construction appropriation opposed by ...
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