Key Vote 65th Congress > House > Vote 17

Date: 1917-05-04

Result: 196-190

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: GARD, Warren (D-OH)

Bill number: HR291

Description: TO AMEND H. R. 291, BY PROHIBITING THE WILFULL PUBLISHING OF ANY INFORMATION RELATING TO NATIONAL DEFENSE THAT MAY BE USEFUL TO THE ENEMY DURING ANY NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM A WAR, AND AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO DECLARE A NATIONAL EMERGENCY EXCEPTING THAT NOTHING IN THIS SECTION BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR POLICIES OF THE GOVERNMENT OR THE PUBLICATION OF SAME. (P. 1917)

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 55-2, p. 1819; House Journal vol. 65-1, p. 129;

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