A Digest of the Provisions of the Goff Bill As Reported by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

June 1926
Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul26, Vol. 5 Issue 6/7, p190
This article presents a summary of provisions in the Geoff bill as reported by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. This bill is the result of experiences of the U.S. prohibition department in the enforcement of the national prohibition act. It gives the government the authority to supervise all manufacture of commercial cereal beverage. It is designed to bring denatured alcohol and denatured rum under the control of the government and subject to seizure where it is being used in violation of the law. It provides that officials of customs or the U.S. Coast Guard may board with a view to search, etc. to stop smuggling by sea.


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