32nd Congress > Senate > Vote 341

Date: 1853-03-03

Result: 22-20

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

Bill number: HR342

Description: TO AMEND THE BILL H. R. 342, BY PLANNING TO REORGANIZE THE PERSONNEL OF THE COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE NAVY; TO ESTABLISH A FIXED NUMBER AND GRADE THEREOF; TO RETIRE OR FURLOUGH INCOMPETENT OFFICERS AND FILL VACANCIES AND ESTABLISH PAY IN ACCORDANCE TO THEIR RANK; TO PROMULGATE A SCHEDULE OF PAY FOR ENLISTED MEN IN ACCORDANCE TO THEIR RATING; TO INCREASE THE MARINE CORPS BY 500 MEN; TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO APPOINT A JUDGE ADVOCATE AT $3,000 PER ANNUM, HIS DUTY BEING TO PREFER CHARGES BEFORE THE NAVAL COURTS AFFECTING NAVAL PERSONNEL; TO APPROPRIATE $4,900 FOR SALARIES OF THREE CLERKS TO BE APPOINTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY, WITH FRANKING PRIVILAGES. (JP. 286 292)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 31, p. 1061; Senate Journal vol. 44, p. 292;

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