United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

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Session 5228: 1919-05-19 12:00:00

The first day of the first session of the Sixty-Sixth Congress

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Resolved, That the Secretary inform the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate is assembled and that the Senate Is ready to proceed to business.

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Resolved, That a committee consisting of two Senators be appointed to join such committee as may be appointed by the House of Representatives to notify the President of the United States that a quorum of each House is assembled and that Congress is ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make.

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Resolved That the President of the United States and the House of Representatives be notified of the election of Hon. ALBERT B. CUMMINS, of Iowa, as President of the Senate pro tempore, and George A. Sanderson as Secretary of the Senate.

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Resolved, That the Senate has heard with deep sensibility the announcement of the death of Hon. JOHN LAWSON BURNETT, late a Representative from the State of Alabama.

Resolved That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives.

Resolved, That as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the Senate do now adjourn.

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