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  • Collection: Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers

A memorandum to Senator Birch Bayh (D-IN) from his legislative department staff explained the changes to a new draft of S. 1666, a bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946. The draft was being considered by the Subcommittee on…

A memorandum prepared following a briefing sponsored by the Foreign Relations Committee for Senate legislative personnel by Bill Jordan, special assistant on Vietnam. Incorrectly identified as Mr. Burton, Mr. Jordan detailed current Vietnam policy,…

On the first two points compromise was reached, but the third ran up against the Senate’s insistence on unlimited debate, and negotiations stalled.

Staff notes capture the flavor of the debate.

A press release from the Muncie, Indiana Jaycees encouraging citizens to "flood American troops in the Asian area with morale-building letters showing all-out support from the home front."

This "Comparison of the Administrative Procedure Act as Proposed to be Amended by S. 1336 with the Existing Law" was compiled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure. It offers a side-by-side…

Despite direct work between Bayh and Celler and drafts of language by legal experts, it took the mediation of Lewis Powell of the American Bar Association with Celler to arrive at the final formulation of S. J. Res. 1 on June 10. On June 30, 1965,…

Realizing that senators could be predicted to see that as a violation of their tradition of unlimited debate, Bayh requested a conference committee and on April 28 the House insisted on its amendments and agreed to a conference. On May 10, the…

On February 22 S. J. Res. 1 was delivered to the House, where it went to the House Judiciary Committee, which had only concluded its hearings on the companion bill, H. R. Res. 1, the week before. On April 13 S. J. Res. 1 was debated in the House and…

In the interest of time, Bayh suggested considering the resolution section by section. After nearly three hours of working over the language, the committee voted to report S. J. Res. 1 in a revised form to the full Senate.
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