- 81st United States Congress
The Eighty-first United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the
United Statesfederal government, composed of the United States Senateand the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DCfrom January 3 1949to January 3 1951, during the first two years of the second administration of U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
Dates of sessions
:"Main article: Events of 1949; Events of 1950"
June 20, 1949— Central Intelligence AgencyAct, ch. 227, USStat|63|208, USC|50|403a
October 25, 1949— Hospital Survey and Construction Amendments of 1949, ch. 722, USPL|81|380, USStat|63|898
October 26, 1949— Fair Labor Standards Amendment, ch. 736, USPL|81|393, USStat|63|910, USC|29|201
May 10, 1950— National Science FoundationAct, ch. 171, USPL|81|507, USStat|64|149, USC|42|1861
September 23, 1950— McCarran Internal Security Act, ch. 1024, USStat|64|987, USC|50|781
* 1950 —
Public Health Services Act Amendments, USPL|81|692
January 12, 1951— Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, ch. 1228, USStat|64|1245, USC|50 App.|2251
Architect of the Capitol:
House of Representatives
*Clerk of the House: Ralph R. Roberts
William Mosley "Fishbait" Miller, Elected January 3, 1949
Finis E. Scott
*Sergeant at Arms:
Joseph H. Callahan, Elected January 3, 1949
*Chaplain of the House:
James Shera Montgomery- Methodist, Bernard Braskamp- Presbyterian
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.