A Joint Resolution (HJR 14) "approving the constitution formed by the constitutional conventions of the Territories of New Mexico and Arizona," was introduced in the House of Representatives, by Hon. Henry D. Flood of Virginia, and referred to the Committee on Territories, April 4, 1911; reported back from the committee, with amendments, by Mr. Flood, May 12, 1911, debated, amended, and passed, May 23, 1911. In the Senate, referred to Committee on Territories, May 25, 1911; reported back, with amendments, by Hon. William Alden Smith of Michigan, July 11, 1911; debated, amended, and passed, August 8, 1911; amendments accepted by House, August 10, 1911; vetoed by President William H. Taft, on account of the provision in the Arizona constitution for recall of judiciary, August 15, 1911.
- 47 Cong. Rec. 1496-1529 : This is the May 23, 1911 "New Mexico and Arizona" debate in the U.S. House of Representatives.
- H. Rpt. 33 (62nd Congress, 1st Session) : This report accompanied H. J. Res. 14 and included the constitutions of New Mexico and Arizona as well as majority and minority views.
- 47 Cong. Rec. 3669-3698 : This is the August 7, 1911 U.S. Senate debate of H.J. Res. 14.
- H.R. Doc. 106 (62nd Congress, 1st Session) : "Special Message of the President of the United States Returning without Approval Joint Resolution No. 14."