65th Congress > House > Vote 178

Date: 1918-07-05

Result: 226-6

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Regulation General Interest

Sponsor: SIMS, Thetus Willrette (D-TN)

Bill number: HJR309

Description: TO PASS BILL H. J. RES. 309, (40 STAT-904, JULY 16, 1918), AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT, IN TIME OF WAR, TO SUPERVISE OR TAKE POSSESSION AND ASSUME CONTROL OF ANY TELEGRAPH, TELEPHONE, MARINE CABLE, OR RADIO SYSTEM OR SYSTEMS OR ANY PART THEREOF AND TO OPERATE THE SAME IN SUCH MANNER AS MAY BE NEEDFUL OR DESIRABLE FOR THE DURATION OF THE WAR, AND TO PROVIDE JUST COMPENSATION THEREFOR. (P. 8669 8735)

Original source documents: Congressional Record vol. 56-9, p. 8735; House Journal vol. 65-2, p. 502;

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