39th Congress > Senate > Vote 295

Date: 1867-01-04

Result: 27-7

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: TRUMBULL, Lyman (R-IL)

Bill number: HR828

Description: TO PASS H. R. 828 (14 STAT L 377, APP. JAN. 21, 1867), AN ACT TO REPEAL SECTION 13 OF AN ACT OF SUPPRESS INSURRECTION, TO PUNISH TREASON AND REBELLION AND TO SIEZE AND CONFISCATE THE PROPERTY OF REBELS, APP. JULY 17, 1862. SECTION 13 GIVES THE PRESIDENT POWER TO EXTEND, BY PROCLAMATION, PARDON AND AMNESTY TO ANY PERSON WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE REBELLION. (P. 267-3)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 75, p. 277; Senate Journal vol. 59, p. 59;

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