Sixty-Ninth Congress, First Session

Archive Report

The first regular session of the Sixty-ninth Congress met December 7, 1925 and adjourned July 3, 1926,1 Six hundred public laws were passed by the House and Senate during the session and signed by the President. Two bills were vetoed by the President during the session.

The outstanding features of the session were:

Ratification of the World Court statute and protocol by the Senate, with reservations acceptable to the President.

Enactment of a non-partisan revenue bill, granting tax reductions estimated at $320,000,000 for the fiscal year 1927. and embodying the principal features of original Mellon plan, which had been rejected by the last Congress.

Approval of debt agreements with Italy, Belgium and four other nations, bringing the total of the funded indebtedness of foreign nations to $7,362,075,205. The ...

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