Key Vote 65th Congress > House > Vote 13

Date: 1917-04-28

Result: 319-111

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Defense Policy Resolutions

Sponsor: KAHN, Julius (R-CA)

Bill number: HR3545

Description: TO AGREE TO THE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 3545, (MAY 18, 1917), AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO INCREASE TEMPORARILY THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT, WHICH AMENDMENT ELIMINATES THE CLAUSE AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO CALL FOR 500,000 VOLUNTEERS, SO AS TO PERMIT THE INCREASE TO BE MADE BY A SELECTIVE DRAFT RATHER THAN THROUGH VOLUNTEERS.

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 55-2, p. 1555; House Journal vol. 65-1, p. 113;

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