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Vetoes by President Harry S. Truman


President Harry S. Truman vetoed 250 bills.

 

82nd Congress, 2nd Session (1952)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.3144    Relating to certain construction cost adjustments in connection with Greenfields division of the Sun River irrigation project, Montana    Apr 8    H.R.Doc.420    unchallenged

S.1045    For the relief of Susie Lee Spencer    May 21    S.Doc.131    unchallenged

S.J.Res.20    To provide for the continuation of operations under certain mineral leases issued by the respective States covering submerged lands of the Continental Shelf, to encourage the continued development of such leases, to provide for the protection of the interests of the United States in the oil and gas desposits of said lands, and for other purposes    May 29    S.Doc.139    unchallenged

H.R.5678    To revise the laws relating to immigration, naturalization and nationality    Jun 25    H.R.Doc.520    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 26 by vote No. 119 (278-112).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Jun 27 by vote No. 111 (57-26).

Veto overridden

S.2696    To confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims relative to the claim of the Cuban-American Sugar Company against the United States    Jun 30    S.Doc.158    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1271    To permit employees of the Canal Zone government and the Panama Canal Co. to appeal decisions to Employees Compensation Appeals Board          unchallenged

S.2232    For the relief of the Detroit Automotive Products Company          unchallenged

S.2584    To provide for the establishment of a Veterans' Administration domiciliary facility at Fort Logan, Colorado          unchallenged

H.R.6839    To modify and extend the authority of the Postmaster General to lease quarters for post office purposes          unchallenged

82nd Congress, 1st Session (1951)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.46    For the relief of Ruth Obre Dubonnet    Mar 16    S.Doc.15    unchallenged

H.R.3096    Relating to acquisition and disposition of land and interest in land by the Army, Navy, Air Force and Federal Civil Defense Administration    May 15    H.R.Doc.133    Veto overridden by the House on May 17 by vote No. 57 (312-68).

The Senate ordered to table the veto on May 21, 1951.

Veto sustained.

H.R.3002    For the relief of George H. Whilke Construction Company    Aug 6    H.R.Doc.217    unchallenged

H.R.3193    To establish a rate of pension for aid and attendance under part III of Veterans' Regulation No. I(a), as amended    Aug 6    H.R.Doc.222    Veto overridden by the House on Aug 17 by vote No. 163 (318-57).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Sep 18 by a vote (69-9).

Veto overridden

H.R.3549    To modify eligibility requirements for certain widows of veterans of Civil War, Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and Philippine Insurrection    Aug 6    H.R.Doc.221    unchallenged

H.R.2771    For the relief of Lon Weaver    Aug 27    H.R.Doc.235    unchallenged

S.827    For the relief of Fred P. Hines    Aug 30    S.Doc.68    unchallenged

H.R.2459    For the relief of Ollie O. Evans, Jr.    Oct 13    H.R.Doc.258    unchallenged

S.1864    To authorize payments by the Administrator of Veteran's Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans who served during World War II, and persons who served in the military, naval, or air service of the United States on or after June 27, 1950, and for other purposes    Oct 18    S.Doc.83    Veto overridden by the House on Oct 20 by vote No. 217 (223-53).

The Senate sustained the veto on Oct 19 by a vote (55-10).

Veto overridden

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.971    For the relief of Louis R. Chadbourne    Oct 29       unchallenged

S.1436    For the relief of Marie Y. Mueller    Oct 31       unchallenged

H.R.1672    For the relief of Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association    Nov 2       unchallenged

H.R.5411    To provide for schools in critical defense housing areas    Nov 2       unchallenged

81st Congress, 2nd Session (1950)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.1758    To amend the Natural Gas Act of 1938, as amended    Apr 15    H.R.Doc.555    unchallenged

H.R.1481    For the relief of Julius Zaffareni    May 3    H.R.Doc.581    unchallenged

H.R.1026    For the relief of Susie Lee Spencer    May 15    H.R.Doc.593    unchallenged

S.794    For the relief of contractors employed in construction of United States appraiser's building, San Francisco, California    Jun 16    S.Doc.185    unchallenged

S.1008    To define and clarify the application of the Federal Trade Commission Act with respect to price discrimination resulting from freight absorption and delivered pricing by amending said act    Jun 16    S.Doc.184    unchallenged

S.764    To confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear and render judgment upon claims of Forest Lumber Company, Kansas City, Missouri    Jun 21    S.Doc.189    unchallenged

S.765    For the relief of the Algoma Lumber Company, and its successors, George R. Birkelund, Charles E. Siddall, Kenyon T. Fey, trustees    Jun 21    S.Doc.190    unchallenged

S.766    To confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear and render judgment upon claims of the Lamm Lumber Company    Jun 21    S.Doc.191    unchallenged

S.2339    For the relief of Davis Grocery Company, Oneida, Tennessee    Jun 21    S.Doc.192    unchallenged

H.R.87    Promotion of veterans of World War II in field service of the Post Office Department    Jun 23    H.R.Doc.627    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 26 by vote No. 184 (213-72).

The Senate sustained the veto on Aug 31 by vote No. 195 (48-29).

H.R.8422    For the relief of Carmencita von Plettenberg    Jun 23    H.R.Doc.628    unchallenged

H.R.1243    To amend the Hatch Act, relating to political activities    Jun 30    H.R.Doc.630    unchallenged

H.R.3436    To amend section 3 of the Lucas Act with respect to redefinition of request for relief    Jun 30    H.R.Doc.629    unchallenged

H.R.3498    For the relief of Gluckin Corporation    Jul 3    H.R.Doc.633    unchallenged

S.1086    For the relief of Dixie Margarine Company, Memphis, Tennessee    Jul 24    S.Doc.198    unchallenged

S.1027    For the relief of Merit Company, Chicago, Illinois    Aug 5    S.Doc.199    unchallenged

S.1169    For the relief of Christina Shalfeieff    Aug 8    S.Doc.200    unchallenged

H.R.1022    For the relief of Alvin Smith, New Castle, Delaware    Aug 11    H.R.Doc.682    unchallenged

H.R.1095    For the relief of Pittsburgh Dubois Company    Aug 11    H.R.Doc.681    unchallenged

H.J.Res.461    To provide that South Parkersburg, West Virginia, be treated as a part of Parkersburg, West Virginia, for the purposes of the Seventeenth Census    Aug 11    H.R.Doc.680    unchallenged

S.2297    For the relief of the estate to Lee Jones Cardy    Aug 14    S.Doc.202    unchallenged

H.R.3464    For the relief of John Michael Ancker Rasmussen to record lawful admission for permanent residence    Aug 14    H.R.Doc.683    unchallenged

H.R.4806    For the relief of Dr. Francesco Drago    Aug 14    H.R.Doc.684    unchallenged

H.R.5016    For the relief of Mrs. Virginia Dalla Rosa Prati and her son Roland Dalla Rosa Prati    Aug 14    H.R.Doc.685    unchallenged

S.3906    To amend the War Contractors Relief Act with respect to the definition of a request for relief, to authorize consideration and settlement of certain claims of subcontractors, and for other purposes    Aug 21    S.Doc.203    The Senate sustained the veto on Sep 13, 1950 by a vote (30-39).

H.R.7540    For the relief of Louise Peter Lewis    Aug 23    H.R.Doc.694    unchallenged

H.R.602    For the relief of Fritz Busche    Aug 25    H.R.Doc.696    unchallenged

H.R.4832    For the relief of Graphic Arts Corporation of Ohio    Aug 25    H.R.Doc.697    unchallenged

S.305    For the relief of Julio Laffitte    Aug 29    S.Doc.210    unchallenged

S.1800    For the relief of J. Don Alexander, Colorado Springs, Colorado    Aug 29    S.Doc.211    unchallenged

H.R.627    For the relief of Southern Fireproofing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio    Aug 29    H.R.Doc.699    unchallenged

S.815    To authorize the sale of inherited interests in certain allotted land under the jurisdiction of the Crow Creek Indian Agency, South Dakota (Lower Brulé Reservation)    Sep 1    S.Doc.224    unchallenged

S.1064    To authorize the sale of land allotted to Mrs. Iris Huebner Marak, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota    Sep 1    S.Doc.225    unchallenged

H.R.6217    To provide greater security for veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and Philippine Insurrection, in the granting of outpatient treatment by the Veterans' Administration    Sep 6    H.R.Doc.700    Veto overridden by the House on Sep 14 by vote No. 275 (321-12).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Sep 19 by vote No. 214 (58-3).

Veto overridden

H.R.6095    For the relief of Universal Corporation, James Stewart Corporation, and James Stewart and Company, Inc.    Sep 9    H.R.Doc.701    unchallenged

H.J.Res.238    To amend the Nationality Act of 1940, to provide the privilege of becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States to all immigrants having a legal right to permanent residence    Sep 9    H.R.Doc.702    Veto overridden by the House on Sep 14 by vote No. 276 (307-14).

The Senate ordered to table the veto on Sep 15.

H.R.9490    To protect the United States against certain un-American and subversive activities by requiring registration of Communist organizations and for others purposes (Internal Security Act of 1950)    Sep 22    H.R.Doc.708    Veto overridden by the House on Sep 22 by vote No. 288 (286-48).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Sep 23 by vote No. 218 (57-10).

Veto overridden

S.1528    For the relief of Elmer Beller    Dec 29    S.Doc.249    unchallenged

S.1816    For the relief of S.A. Healy Company    Dec 29    S.Doc.250    unchallenged

S.2702    For the relief of Louis E. Gabel    Dec 29    S.Doc.251    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.1601    For the relief of La Fayette Brewery, Incorporated          unchallenged

H.R.1799    For the relief of Dr. Jacob Ornstein          unchallenged

H.R.3012    For the relief of Wyoming National Bank of Wilkes-Barre          unchallenged

H.R.3419    To amend the Merchant Ship Sales Act of 1946          unchallenged

H.R.4803    For the relief of Bernard F. Elmers          unchallenged

H.R.6489    For the relief of United Transformer Company          unchallenged

H.R.7854    To confer jurisdiction on the Court of Claims to adjudicate a claim of the Board of County Commissioners, Sedgwick County, Kansas          unchallenged

81st Congress, 1st Session (1949)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.572    For the relief of Sylvia M. Misetich    Apr 19    H.R.Doc.164    unchallenged

H.R.1036    For the relief of R.C. Owen, Jr. and Ray Owen    Apr 21    H.R.Doc.161    Veto overridden by the House on May 18 by vote No. 99 (318-49).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Sep 15 by vote No. 192 (45-6).

Veto overridden

H.R.581    For the relief of Hilda Links and E.J. Ohman, parners, and Fred L. Kroesing, all of Anchorage, Alaska    Apr 25    H.R.Doc.162    unchallenged

H.R.594    For the relief of Mamie L. Hurley    Apr 25    H.R.Doc.163    unchallenged

H.R.1471    For the relief of E. La Ree Smoot    Jun 7    H.R.Doc.211    unchallenged

S.146    For the relief of J.N. Jones, et al    Jun 21    S.Doc.89    unchallenged

S.41    For the relief of the city of Reno, Nevada    Jul 5    S.Doc.97    unchallenged

H.R.834    To amend the Contract Settlement Act of 1944    Jul 11    H.R.Doc.253    unchallenged

H.R.703    For the relief of Oteenin Foxworth    Jul 19    H.R.Doc.703    unchallenged

H.R.1131    For the relief of James F. Girdley and Percy Bridgewater    Jul 19    H.R.Doc.265    unchallenged

S.40    For the relief of William D. Norris    Aug 5    S.Doc.105    unchallenged

S.275    For the relief of Arthur C. Jones    Aug 5    S.Doc.104    unchallenged

S.1266    For the relief of Hayward O. Brandon    Aug 5    S.Doc.106    unchallenged

H.R.142    Excepting certain persons from the requirement of paying fees for certain census data    Aug 9    H.R.Doc.295    unchallenged

H.R.5508    To amend the Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 (Amending reserve retirement provisions of Public Law 810, 80th Congress)    Aug 9    H.R.Doc.296    unchallenged

H.R.1034    For the relief of Jansson Gage Company    Aug 23       unchallenged

H.R.1282    For the relief of Mrs. T.A. Robertson    Aug 23    H.R.Doc.314    unchallenged

H.R.3788    To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct Vermejo reclamation project in New Mexico    Aug 23    H.R.Doc.316    unchallenged

H.R.4366    For the relief of Pearson Remedy Company    Aug 23    H.R.Doc.313    unchallenged

H.R.559    For the relief of the city of Needles, California, and the California-Pacific Utilities Company    Aug 26       unchallenged

H.R.3589    To convey to the city of Miles City, State of Montana, certain lands in Custer County, Montana, for use as an industrial site    Sep 9    H.R.Doc.335    unchallenged

H.R.1019    For the relief of George M. Ford    Oct 11    H.R.Doc.362    unchallenged

H.R.683    For the relief of Louise P. Lewis (Louise Peter Lewis)    Oct 12    H.R.Doc.370    unchallenged

H.R.1746    To provide United States aid in fish restoration and management proposals    Oct 12    H.R.Doc.372    unchallenged

H.R.3254    For the relief of Zelma Inez Cheek    Oct 12    H.R.Doc.371    unchallenged

H.R.4563    For the relief of Sarah E. Thompson    Oct 12    H.R.Doc.69    unchallenged

H.R.4094    For the relief of Bunge North-American Grain Corporation, et al.    Oct 14    H.R.Doc.374    unchallenged

H.R.5134    To promote development in cooperation with the State of Colorado of the fish, wildlife, and recreational aspects of the Colorado-Big Thompson Federal reclamation project    Oct 14    H.R.Doc.375    unchallenged

S.1407    To promote the rehabilitation of the Navajo and Hopi Tribes of Indians and the better utilization of the resources of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Reservations    Oct 17    S.Doc.119    unchallenged

S.377    For the relief of Ernest J. Jenkins    Oct 18    S.Doc.120    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1385    Providing that the excess land provisions of Federal reclamation laws shall not apply to lands that will receive a supplemental water supply from the San Luis Valley Project, Colorado          unchallenged

S.2115    Authorizing payments by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs on the purchase of automobiles or other conveyances by certain disabled veterans          unchallenged

80th Congress, 2nd Session (1948)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.645    For the relief of Ben W. Colburn    Jan 24    H.R.Doc.511    unchallenged

H.R.3754    For the relief of Oscar and Anna Carlblom    Jan 26    H.R.Doc.510    unchallenged

H.R.3111    For the relief of Louis H. Deaver    Jan 31    H.R.Doc.517    unchallenged

H.R.3153    To provide for the sale or other disposal of certain submarginal lands located within the boundaries of Indian reservations in the States of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota    Feb 10    H.R.Doc.527    unchallenged

S.499    Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Mrs. Bessie Two Elk-Poor Bear    Feb 28    S.Doc.123    unchallenged

S.542    Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Mrs. Ella White Bull    Feb 28    S.Doc.122    unchallenged

S.939    For the relief of Charles Howard Richards    Mar 15    S.Doc.127    unchallenged

H.R.431    For the relief of Columbia Hospital, of Richland County, South Carolina    Mar 20    H.R.Doc.574    unchallenged

H.R.1152    For the relief of Mrs. Inga Patterson, widox of F.X. Patterson    Mar 20    H.R.Doc.577    unchallenged

H.R.2012    For the relief of Mrs. Pearl Cole    Mar 20    H.R.Doc.576    unchallenged

H.R.2268    For the relief of Charles E. Crook and B.L. Fielder    Mar 20    H.R.Doc.575    unchallenged

H.J.Res.251    To authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the one-hundredth anniversary of the coming of the Swedish pioneers to the Middle West    Mar 30    H.R.Doc.584    unchallenged

H.R.4790    To reduce individual income-tax payments (Revenue Act of 1948)    Apr 1    H.R.Doc.589    Veto overridden by the House on Apr 2 by vote No. 39 (311-88).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Apr 2 by a vote (77-10).

Veto overridden

H.R.5052    To exclude vendors of newspapers or magazines from certain provisions of the Social Security Act and Internal Revenue Code    Apr 5    H.R.Doc.549    Veto overridden by the House on Apr 14 by vote No. 44 (308-28).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Apr 20 by a vote (77-7).

Veto overridden

H.R.1586    For the relief of Mrs. Leslie Price, Phillip C. Price, Mrs. Louise Keyton, Annie Curry, and James Curry    Apr 12    H.R.Doc.608    unchallenged

H.R.2347    For the relief of Akiko Tsukado Miller    Apr 12    H.R.Doc.609    unchallenged

H.R.3061    For the relief of Victor C. Kaminski    Apr 12    H.R.Doc.607    unchallenged

S.1307    For the relief of Edward Trapier Rogers    Apr 20    S.Doc.148    unchallenged

H.R.388    For the relief of Bert Harrington, Jr.    Apr 27    H.R.Doc.626    unchallenged

S.1304    To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the organization of Minnesota as a Territory of the United States    May 4    S.Doc. 152    unchallenged

S.1312    For relief of Jeannette C. Jones and minor children    May 4    S.Doc.153    unchallenged

S.1004    To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 so as to provide that no person shall take office as a member of the Atomic Energy Commission or as General Manager of such Commission until an investigation with respect to the character, associations, and loyalty of such person shall have been made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation    May 15    S.Doc.157    The Senate sustained the veto on May 21, 1948 by a vote (47-29).

H.R.1308    For the relief of H.C. Biering    May 27    H.R.Doc.683    unchallenged

S.110    To amend the Interstate Commerce Act with respect to certain agreements between carriers    Jun 10    S.Doc.169    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 17 by vote No. 115 (297-102).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Jun 16 by a vote (63-25).

Veto overridden

H.R.2131    For relief of Fred E. Gross    Jun 10    H.R.Doc.709    unchallenged

S.252    For relief of the estate of Lee Jones Cardy    Jun 11    S.Doc.179    unchallenged

H.R.1508    For the relief of Mrs. Lula Wilson Nevers    Jun 11    H.R.Doc.710    unchallenged

H.R.6355    Making supplemental appropriations for the Federal Security Agency for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1949, and for other purposes    Jun 14    H.R.Doc.714    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 16 by vote No. 111 (288-115).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Jun 16 by a vote (72-17).

Veto overridden

H.J.Res.296    To maintain the status quo in respect of certain employment taxes and social security benefits pending action by Congress on extended social security coverage    Jun 14    H.R.Doc.711    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 14 by vote No. 105 (298-75).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Jun 14 by a vote (65-12).

Veto overridden

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1639    Authorizing the repair and rehabilitation of irrigation works damaged by flood and the prevention of flood damage in the Fort Sumner Irrigation District          unchallenged

S.1717    For the relief of the estate of William R. Stigall, deceased          unchallenged

S.2794    To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to prescribe the rates of pay for certain positions at field installations          unchallenged

S.J.Res.84    To provide for the restoration and preservation of the Francis Scott Key Mansion, to establish the Francis Scott Key National Monument, and for other purposes          unchallenged

H.R.851    For the relief of Adney W. Gray          unchallenged

H.R.1733    For the relief of G.C. Hedrick          unchallenged

H.R.1779    For the relief of Winona Machine and Foundry Company of Winona, Minnesota          unchallenged

H.R.1910    For the relief of legal guardian of Robert Lee Threatt, a minor          unchallenged

H.R.3499    For the relief of Petrol Corporation          unchallenged

H.R.4199    For the relief of George Haniotis          unchallenged

H.R.4590    For the relief of Mrs. Loraine Thomsen          unchallenged

H.R.6184    For the relief of East Coast Ship and Yacht Corporation of Noank, Connecticut          unchallenged

H.R.6628    Providing for a program in the field of lighter-than-air aeronautics under the direction of the United States Maritime Commission          unchallenged

H.R.6818    To amend Title X of the Social Security Act, relating to aid to the blind          unchallenged

80th Congress, 1st Session (1947)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.J.Res.97    Limiting the application of provisions of Federal law to counsel employed under S. Res. 46 by Special Committee to Investigate National Defense    Apr 22    S.Doc.45    unchallenged

H.R.2199    Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Henry Big Day and heirs of Catherine Shield Chief, deceased, to certain lands of the Crow Indian Reservation    May 17    H.R.Doc.262    unchallenged

H.R.1    To reduce individual income-tax payments    Jun 16    H.R.Doc.322    The House sustained the veto on Jun 17 by vote No. 82 (268-137).

unchallenged

H.R.3020    Labor-Management Relations Act, 1947 (Taft-Hartley)    Jun 20    H.R.Doc.334    Veto overridden by the House on Jun 20 by vote No. 85 (331-83).

Veto overridden by the Senate on Jun 23 by a vote (68-25).

Veto overridden

S.814    To provide support for wool, continue the Commodity Credit Corporation as an agency of the United States, and for other purposes (Wool Act of 1947)    Jun 26    S.Doc.68    unchallenged

H.R.723    For the relief of the legal guardian of Hunter A. Hoagland, a minor    Jun 27    H.R.Doc.368    unchallenged

S.423    For the relief of John B. Barton    Jun 30    S.Doc.72    unchallenged

H.R.617    For the relief of James Harry Martin    Jul 2    H.R.Doc.377    unchallenged

S.1231    To authorize and direct the Commissioner of Public Buildings to determine the fair market value of the Fidelity Building in Kansas City, Missouri    Jul 16    S.Doc.77    unchallenged

H.R.3950    To reduce individual income-tax payments    Jul 18    H.R.Doc.407    Veto overridden by the House on July 18 by vote No. 118 (299-108).

The Senate sustained the veto on July 18 by a vote (57-36).

H.R.2306    For the relief of Myrtle Ruth Osborne, Marion Walts, and Jessie A. Walts    Jul 23    H.R.Doc.413    unchallenged

S.403    Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Gideon Peon    Jul 25    S.Doc.100    unchallenged

S.484    To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Joseph J. Pickett a patent in fee of certain land    Jul 25    S.Doc.99    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.526    To promote the progress of science to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense          unchallenged

S.892    For the payment of claims of Fidelity Trust Co., Baltimore, Maryland, and others, covered by findings of fact made by the United States Court of Claims, dated June 5, 1944, and contained in S.Doc.229, 78th Congress, 2d Session          unchallenged

H.R.597    To protect American agriculture, horticulture, livestock, and the public health by prohibiting the unauthorized importation into, or the depositing in the territorial waters of the United States, of garbage derived from products originating outside the continental United States          unchallenged

H.R.642    For the relief of Frank F. Miles          unchallenged

H.R.673    To repeal certain provisions authorizing the establishing of priorities in transportation by merchant vessels          unchallenged

H.R.704    For the relief of Mary Jane Sherman          unchallenged

H.R.981    To amend section 2 of the act of January 29, 1942 (56 Stat. 21), relating to the refund of taxes illegally paid by Indian citizens          unchallenged

H.R.1180    To authorize coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the one-hundredth anniversary of the admission of Wisconsin into the Union as a State          unchallenged

H.R.1502    For the relief of Herman Trahn          unchallenged

H.R.1534    For the relief of Graf, Washbourne, and Dunn          unchallenged

H.R.1602    To establish within the Department of the Interior a National Minerals Resource Division and for other purposes          unchallenged

H.R.1730    For the relief of Mrs. Beulah Hart          unchallenged

H.R.1810    To amend the Criminal Code to permit certain referees in bankruptcy to prosecute claims against the United States before the courts and the executive departments and agencies          unchallenged

H.R. 2331    To amend section 20a of the Interstate Act relating to railroad securities          unchallenged

H.R.2432    For the relief of Harry V. Ball          unchallenged

H.R.2471    To provide for periodical reimbursement of the general fund of the District of Columbia for certain expenditures made for the compensation, uniforms, equipment, and other expenses of the United States Park Police force          unchallenged

H.R.2693    For the relief of Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County, Washington          unchallenged

H.R.3332    Creating the St. Lawrence Bridge Commission and authorizing said Commission to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the St. Lawrence River at or near Ogdensburg, New York          unchallenged

H.R.3997    To exclude certain vendors of newspapers or magazines from certain provisions of the Social Security Act and Internal Revenue Code          unchallenged

79th Congress, 2nd Session (1946)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.1480    For the relief of Charles R. Hooper    Feb 19       unchallenged

H.R.1489    For the relief of Harold B. Alden and Walter E. Strohm    Mar 7    H.R.Doc.498    unchallenged

H.R.1264    For the relief of Lt. Col. John P. Maher, Field Artillery Reserve, Army of the United States    Apr 25    H.R.Doc.537    unchallenged

S.1190    For the relief of Mrs. Henry H. Hay    Apr 26    S.Doc.174    unchallenged

H.R.1980    For the relief of Major Edward A. Zaj    Apr 26    H.R.Doc.536    unchallenged

H.R.2062    For the relief of Dave Topper    Apr 26    H.R.Doc.539    unchallenged

H.R.3003    For the relief of Mary G. Paul    Apr 26    H.R.Doc.538    unchallenged

S.75    For the relief of Thomas C. Locke    Apr 27    S.Doc.176    unchallenged

H.R.3755    To establish an Optometry Corps in the Medical Department of the United States Army    May 9    H.R.Doc.576    unchallenged

S.604    For the relief of Leo Stuhr    May 31    S.Doc.199    unchallenged

S.1932    Conferring jurisdiction upon United States District Court, South Carolina, to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of the board of trustees of the Saunders Memorial Hospital    May 31    S.Doc.198    unchallenged

S.1563    For the relief of Ferris Ruggles    Jun 4    S.Doc.200    unchallenged

H.R.4908    To provide for the appointment of factfinding boards to investigate labor disputes seriously affecting the national public interest, and for other purposes    Jun 11    H.R.Doc.651    The House sustained the veto on Jun 11, 1946 by vote No. 154 (255-135).

unchallenged

S.1805    To authorize the promotion of personnel of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who were prisoners of war    Jun 14    S.Doc.205    unchallenged

H.R.2579    For the relief of John G. Johnson    Jun 15    H.R.Doc.668    unchallenged

H.R.4716    For the relief of Charles B. Borell    Jun 15    H.R.Doc.667    unchallenged

S.1273    To provide for the acquisition by exchange of non-Federal property within areas administered by the National Park Service, within Glacier National Park    Jun 28    S.Doc.230    unchallenged

H.R.2678    Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, examine, adjudicate, and render judgment in any and all claims which the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Indians of the Flathead Reservation of Montana may have against the United States    Jun 28    H.R.Doc.685    unchallenged

H.R.3391    For the relief of Lawrence Portland Cement Company    Jun 29       unchallenged

H.R.3494    For the relief of J.B. McCrary Company of Atlanta, Georgia    Jun 29    H.R.Doc.683    unchallenged

H.R.6042    To amend the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, as amended, and the Stabilization Act of 1942, as amended (Price Control Extension Act of 1946)    Jun 29    H.R.Doc.687    The House sustained the veto on Jun 19, 1946 by vote No. 188 (173-142).

S.884    Adjudicate the claims of the Patuxent Development Company    Jul 16    S.Doc.241    unchallenged

H.R.3158    For the relief of Leonard J. Fox and Milford G. Fox, a partnership, doing business as Fox Company    Jul 27    H.R.Doc.751    unchallenged

H.R.3400    For the relief of Herbert W. Rogers    Jul 27    H.R.Doc.752    unchallenged

H.R.3480    For the relief of Miss Ruth Lois Cummings    Jul 27    H.R.Doc.756    unchallenged

H.R.4458    For the relief of Rosella J. Masters    Jul 29    H.R.Doc.755    unchallenged

H.R.1469    For the relief of Cox Brothers    Jul 31    H.R.Doc.762    unchallenged

H.R.1480    For the relief of S. G. Leoffler Operating Co., Washington, D.C.    Jul 31    H.R.Doc.759    unchallenged

H.R.1498    To correct the naval record of former members of the crews of the revenue cutters Algonquin and Onondaga    Aug 1    H.R.Doc.763    unchallenged

H.J.Res.225    To quiet the titles of the respective States, and others, to lands beneath the tidewaters and lands beneath navigable waters within the boundaries of such States and to prevent further clouding of such titles    Aug 1    H.R.Doc.765    The House sustained the veto on Aug 2, 1946 by vote No. 276 (139-95).

H.R.2423    To authorize the exchange of lands acquired by the United States for the Silver Creek recreational demonstration project, Oregon, for the purpose of consolidating holdings therein, and for other purposes    Aug 2    H.R.Doc.764    unchallenged

H.R.4660    For the relief of Mrs. Georgia Lanser and Ensign Joseph Lanser    Aug 2    H.R.Doc.767    unchallenged

H.R.6442    For the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth J. Patterson, Joy Patterson, and Roberta Patterson    Aug 2    H.R.Doc.766    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
S.334    For the relief of the Trust Association of H. Kempner          unchallenged

S. 528    For the relief of Thaddeus C. Knight          unchallenged

S.1198    To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell certain property in the State of Michigan now occupied by the Weather Bureau and to acquire land in the State of Michigan for the erection of a Weather Bureau station          unchallenged

S.1253    To amend the Interstate Commerce Act as amended, and for other purposes (Railroad Reorganization)          unchallenged

S.1277    Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to adjudicate claim of William S. Brown          unchallenged

S.1731    For the relief of Lester A. Dessez          unchallenged

H.R.957    For the relief of Margaret Dean          unchallenged

H.R.1088    For the relief of the Eastern Contracting Company          unchallenged

H.R.1570    For the relief of Edward Pittwood          unchallenged

H.R.2161    Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to adjudicate the claims of Algernon Blair against the United States          unchallenged

H.R.2736    For the relief of Norman Abbott          unchallenged

H.R.4362    To abolish the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Essex County, Massachusetts          unchallenged

H.R.4428    To adjust the rate of dividends paid by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation on its capital stock and to decrease the premium charge for its insurance          unchallenged

H.R.4435    To establish the Theodore Roosevelt National Park; to erect a monument in memory of Theodore Roosevelt in the village of Medora, North Dakota, and for other purposes          unchallenged

H.R.5654    To provide basic authority for performance of certain functions and activities of the Bureau of Reclamation          unchallenged

H.R.6536    For the relief of Southeastern Sand and Gravel Company          unchallenged

79th Congress, 1st Session (1945)
Regular Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.2055    For the relief of Ben Grunstein    Apr 19    H.R.Doc.146    unchallenged

H.J.Res.106    To amend section 5(k) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, as amended, with respect to the deferment of registrants engaged in agricultural occupations or endeavors essential to the war effort    May 3    H.R.Doc.166    The House sustained the veto on May 3, 1945 by vote No. 68 (186-177).

unchallenged

H.R.1016    For the relief of Captain Millard L. Treadwell    May 31    H.R.Doc.214    unchallenged

H.R.1877    For the relief of Major William Peyton Tidwell    May 31    H.R.Doc.215    unchallenged

H.R.912    For the relief of William H. Shultz    Jul 2    H.R.Doc.255    unchallenged

H.R.2158    For the relief of the Cowden Manufacturing Company    Jul 3    H.R.Doc.256    unchallenged

H.R.1917    For the relief of John R. Jennings    Jul 6    H.R.Doc.259    unchallenged

H.R.2856    To provide for better enforcement of law within the District of Columbia, and for other purposes    Jul 6    H.R.Doc.258    unchallenged

S.311    For the relief of Philip Kleinman    Jul 17    S.Doc.74    unchallenged

H.R.259    For the relief of Leo Gottlieb    Jul 21    H.Doc.278    unchallenged

H.R.3477    For the improvement of Savannah Harbor, Georgia    Jul 28    H.R.Doc.275    unchallenged

H.R.952    For the relief of the Morgan Creamery Company    Jul 31    H.R.Doc.277    unchallenged

H.R.1856    For the relief of Southwestern Drug Company    Jul 31    H.R.Doc.274    unchallenged

H.R.3549    To provide for the conveyance of certain Weather Bureau property to Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont    Jul 31    H.R.Doc.276    unchallenged

H.R.1634    For the relief of the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa    Sep 27    H.R.Doc.292    unchallenged

H.R.1303    For the relief of Daniel D. O'Connell and Almon B. Stewart    Nov 12    H.R.Doc.377    unchallenged

H.R.1512    To amend section 9 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 (Public Law 77-607) by providing for the computation of double-time credits awarded between 1898 and 1912 in determining retired pay    Dec 3    H.R.Doc.382    unchallenged

H.R.1862    Relating to the rank of chiefs of bureaus in the Navy Department, and for other purposes    Dec 17    H.R.Doc.389    unchallenged

H.R.2518    To adjudicate the claim of the Eastern Contracting Company against the United States    Dec 17    H.R.Doc.390    unchallenged

S.693    For the relief of the Saunders Memorial Hospital    Dec 18    S.Doc.130    unchallenged

H.R.2930    For the relief of Dr. J.D. Whiteside and St. Luke's Hospital    Dec 18    H.R.Doc.391    unchallenged

Pocket Vetoes
Bill No.    Subject    Veto Date    Presidential Message    Status
H.R.1481    For the relief of R.W. Wood          unchallenged

H.R. 1793    To confer jurisdiction upon the United States District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina to adjudicate the claim of the board of trustees of the Saunders Memorial Hospital          unchallenged

H.R.1976    Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of the Eagle Packet Co., Incorporated          unchallenged

H.R.4407    Reducing certain appropriations and contract authorizations available for the fiscal year 1945, and for other purposes          unchallenged

 

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