62nd Congress > House > Vote 255

Date: 1913-03-01

Result: 118-170

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Budget Special Interest

Sponsor: MURDOCK, Victor (R-KS)

Bill number: HR27148

Description: TO RECEDE FROM DISAGREEMENT TO SENATE AMENDMENT #26 AND CONCUR IN SAME WITH AMENDMENT TO H. R. 27148 (37 STAT. 791, APP. 3/4/1913), A BILL MAKING 1914 POST OFFICE APPROPRIATIONS, WHICH AMENDMENT PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE CLAUSE AUTHORIZING THE POSTMASTER GENERAL TO WEIGH THE MAILS ON RAILROAD ROUTES FOR 30 DAYS IN ORDER TO PROMULGATE RATES DUE TO ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PARCEL POST SYSTEM, AND ALSO THE CLAUSE DISCONTINUING SECOND CLASS MATTER BEING TRANSPORTED BY FAST FREIGHT. (P.4461-1)

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 49-5, p. 4463; House Journal vol. 62-3, p. 329;

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