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RESOLUTIONS.

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February 23. 1901. NUMBER 8.-Joint Resolution Providing for the printing annually of the Report on Field

Operations of the Division of Soils, Department of Agriculture. 31 Stat. L., 1462. Agriculture.

Resolved, &c., That there be printed seventeen thousand copies of Division of Soils. the Report on Field Operations of the Division of Soils, Department

Report on Field of Agriculture, for nineteen hundred, of which three thousand copies Operations to be shall be for the use of the Senate, six thousand copies for the use of printed annually.

1895. Jan. 12. the House of Representatives, and eight thousand copies for the use ch. 73, § 73 (2 of the Department of Agriculture; and that annually hereafter a Supp. Ř. S., 353). similar report shall be prepared and printed, the edition to be the

same as for the report herein provided. [February 23, 1901.]

March 1. 1901. NUMBER 13.-Joint Resolution Regulating licenses to proprietors of theaters in the

District of Columbia. (1) 31 Stat. L., 1463. Dist. Columbia. Resolved, &c., That any license issued by the assessor of the Dis

Theater licenses trict of Columbia to the proprietor of a theater or other public place may be terminated of amusement in the District of Columbia may be terminated by the for indecent performance.

Commissioners of the District of Columbia whenever it shall appear to them that, after due notice, the person holding such license sbali have failed to comply with such regulations as may be prescribed by

the said Commissioners for the public decency. [March 1, 1901.] -notice.

Note. (1) Provision is made for theater licenses by Comp. Stat. D. C., p. 348, $$ 54, 55. By 1892, February 26, Res. No. 4 (2 Supp. R. S., 71), the licenses of proprietors of theaters or other public places of amusement may be declared terminated unless they complied with such regulations as to public safety as might be prescribed by the District Commissioners, while the latter are also empowered to make addi. tional regulations for comfort and quiet.

March 2. 1901. NUMBER 16.-Joint Resolution To regulate the distribution of public documents to the

Library of Congress for its own use and for international exchange. (1) 31 Stat. L., 1464.

Library of Con- Resolved, &c., That of the publications described in this section the gress.

number of copies which shall be printed and distributed by the Public

NOTE.-(1) Provision is made for the distribution of public documents to the Library of Congress as follows: Congressional Record by 1899, January 28, joint resolution No. 12 (2 Supp. R. S., 1110).

R. S., $$ 97, 98, make provisions in general for furnishing certain documents to the Library of Congress.

By R. S., $ 3796, the Joint Committee on the Library may direct the printing of 50 or 100 copies of each document printed at the direction of Congress or the Executive Departments, in addition to the usual number, for the use of the Library of Congress.

By 1895, January 12, ch. 23, $ 57, there are furnished to the Library of Congress 25 copies of the journal of Congress, by $ 73 (2 Supp. R. S., 359, 360) copies of the specifications and drawings of each patent issued, bound in monthly volume; the

Revised Statutes, supplements, and pamphlet laws, etc. 1816

Printer to the Library of Congress for its own use and for (2) inter Number of

holl ho public documents national exchange in lieu of the number now provided by law shall be pun

to be furnished by sixty-two, except as such number shall be enlarged to not exceeding Public Printer one hundred copies by request of the Librarian of Congress, to wit: The House documents and reports, bound; the Senate documents and reports, bound; the House Journals, bound; the Senate Journals, bound; all other documents bearing a Congressional number and all documents not bearing a Congressional number printed by order of either House of Congress, or by order of any Department, bureau, commission, or officer of the Government, except confidential matter, blank forms, and circular letters not of a public character; the Revised Statutes, bound; the Statutes at Large, bound; the Congressional Record, bound; the Official Register of the United States, bound.

SEC. 2. That in addition to the foregoing the Public Printer shall -unbound cop supply to the Library of Congress for its own use two copies of each ies. of the above-described publications, unbound, as published; five copies of all bills and resolutions; ten copies of the daily Congressional Record; and two copies of all documents printed for the use of Congressional committees not of a confidential character.

Sec. 3. That of any publication printed at the Government expense -documents by direction of any Department, commission, bureau, or officer of the not printed at Government elsewhere than at the Government Printing Office there Government shall be supplied to the Library of Congress for its own use and for Printing Office. international exchange sixty-two copies, except as such number shall be enlarged to not exceeding one hundred copies by request of the Joint Committee on the Library. [March 2, 1901.]

NOTE.—(2) By R. S., $ 3799, of the documents printed by order of either House, there shall be printed and bound 50 additional copies, for the purpose of exchange in foreign countries.

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NUMBER 17.-Joint Resolution Concerning printing of additional copies of the Annual March 2, 1901. Report of the Geological Survey. (1)

31 Stat. L., 1465. Resolved, &c., That of the volumes or parts of the Annual Report of Geological Surthe Geological Survey which relate to hydrography, forestry, and vey:n mining and mineral resources there shall hereafter be published one ditional number of

--printing of adthousand copies in addition to the number now published, for distri- annual reports. bution by the Geological Survey. [March 2, 1901.]

NOTE. --(1) By 1879, March 3, ch. 182, par. 11 (1 Supp. R. S., 252), provision is made for the publications of the Geological Survey.

By 1886, August 4, ch. 902 (1 Supp. R. S., 513), limitation is placed upon the publication of monographs and bulletins.

By 1887, March 3, Res. No. 16 (1 Supp. R. S., 575), provision is made for distribution of the special memoirs and reports of the Geological Survey.

By 1895, January 12, ch. 23, $ 73 (2 Supp. R. S., 354), provision is made for the printing of 10,000 copies of the report of the Geological Survey.

By 1895, March 2, ch. 189, pars. 17, 18 (2 Supp. R. S., 433), provision is made for the report on minerals and the printing of pamphlet editions of any chapter, also for the printing of 3,000 copies of the monographs and bulletins for scientific exchanges and sale.

INDEX.

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213

213

214
214
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214
214

357

214

214

215
215

ABANDONED IMPORTED MER-

CHANDISE,
from sunken vessel admitted free after two

years ............................ 710
when importer relieved from paying duty.

disposition; place of delivery by importer.
ABATEMENT,
of suits against Government officers on ac-
count of death, etc...

940
ABERDEEN, S. DAK.,
courts at, terms of .....

151
ABILENÉ, TEX.,
courts at; process, pending actions, etc... 527
deputy clerk at.

528
terms of court at.......................

1116
ABORTION,
articles for committing, shipping, etc., for-
bidden...

547
importation forbidden ......

708
ABRIDGMENT OF MESSAGES,

number and distribution...
ABSENCE. (See Leares of Absence.)
who to act in, of Register of Wills, District
of Columbia.....

35
of Chief of Bureau of Navigation ...... 130
of Register of Treasury .......

136
of Public Printer ................

346
of Commissioner of the General Land

Office.............. 211, 417, 477,556, 945
of Architect of the Capitol ............

883
of Chief of Bureau of Ordnance........ 749
ACCEPTANCE,
stamp tax on protest....

...
ACCIDENT
to vessel, failure to report, remission of pen-
alty ...

607
penalty, how collected ........

607
rules to prevent .......

607
report of, hy common carriers

1810
ACCIDENT INSURANCE,
stamp tax on policy ....

794
ACCOUNTING OFFICERS. (See Ac-

counts; Auditors, etc.)
with what to credit appropriation for

“Pay, miscellaneous" (Navy).....
not to allow certain naval claims accruing

before July 16, 1880 .... ........
certain, abolished..

212
designation of Auditors, changed ........
First Comptroller to. be Comptroller of

Treasury; duties of .....
Assistant Comptroller, chief clerk, etc ... 213
payments to enlisted men, what allowed in

accounts of paymasters (Navy).... 531
to approve expenses of sales of condemned

property .........................
not to consider claims of naval officers for
difference between mileage, etc....

885
allowance of expenses of gaugers, store-
keepers, etc...

1139

ACCOUNTS. (See Accounting Officers.)
Treasurer not to report accounts to Con.

gress.............................
recovery of debts due the Government...
delinquent officers to be stated by Auditors

to Solicitor for issue of distress war-

rants .......
delinquent disbursing officers to be stated

by Auditors to Solicitor for action ..
forms, except postal, to be prescribed by

Comptroller...
returns of consular fees to be prescribed by

Comptroller ........
settlement of particular accounts by Audi-

tors may be directed by Comptroller.
examinations by Auditor for the Treasury

Department.............
by Auditor for the War Department....
by Auditor for the Interior Department.
duties of Second Comptroller repealed.

public lands returns.....
by Auditor for the Navy Department...
by Auditor for the State and other De-

partments......
by Auditor for the Post-Office Depart-

ment ............................
balances certified by Auditors to book-

keeping and warrants division and

Postmaster-General, conclusive....
revision by Comptroller..... .....
reexamination by order of Secretary of

the Treasury ......
statements of differences certified by Comp-

troller .....
accepting payments of Auditors' settlement

a bar to revision........
settlement of suspended items...........
regulations for time of issuing warrant, to

be made ....
vouchers, etc., to be preserved by Auditors.
decisions of Auditors to be passed upon by

Comptroller ......
of Comptroller to govern in passing ac-

counts affected ...
appeal from Sixth Auditor to First Comp-

troller repealed..
repeal of former provisions for certified
balances ...

......
change of designation of Auditors, etc., not

to create new offices, etc....
division of bookkeeping and warrants estab-

lished.............
to record all receipts and expenditures

except postal........
duties of Register and Auditorssuperseded.
requisitions for advances to go to Auditor

before Secretary's action ..........
issuing warrants; certificate or requisition

to accompany .....
certificate or requisition to specify appro-
priation....

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795

215

215

215

215
215

215

216

216

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ACCOUNTS-Continued.

to be returned by Treasurer ........... 216
requisitions not required for payments on

audited accounts or covering money
in ...........

216
for advances not to be countersigned ... 216
record of warrants by Register abolished.. 217
time of rendering monthly and quarterly.. 217
delinquencies .....
rules to be mad. by Secretary of the Treas-

ury for mailing, etc ...............
prompt rendition necessary ......
advances require President's order in case
of delays........

........ 218, 418
or order of Secretary of Treasury...... 418

not applicable to postal service ........ 218
annual report of delinquents to Congress.. 218
yearly settlement repealed ...

218
annual report of delinquents by First Comp-
troller repealed ....

218
extension of time for rendition, abolished. 218
vouchers, etc., United States courts to be

examined in Department of Justice. 218
paying salaries of judges, etc., monthly ..
claims without administrative examina-

tion, action of Auditor ..
detailed annual report of all receipts and

expenditures
certificate of outstanding drafts to be signed
by Secretary.........

218
copies of contracts, etc., in suits to be cer-
tified by Auditor

218
contracts to be filed with Auditors ........
for customs to be sent Auditors; papers,

etc .............
examination pending October 1, 1894...
rules to be made by heads of Departments,

etc., for examination, etc., under new
system.....

219
settled and disallowed claims not re-
opened ...

219
new system to take effect October 1, 1894.
inconsistent laws repealed.....
House of Representatives temporary com-

mittee on, at end of each Congress,

duties, term, etc.....
advances to Departments when in arrears..
office deputy marshal to render, when.... 483
of marshal's expenses.........

484
how verified, approved, and paid ...... 484
of paymasters (Navy), what payments to
enlisted men in, allowed...

531
of deputy marshals in Indian Territory,

approval of.....
of Government officers in the District sub-

ject to inspection, etc. ........... 735
judicial, open to inspection of Attorney-
General, etc.....

994
Army, time extended for examining ...... 1509
ACCRUED PENSION,
of deceased puity, payment of ...........

no part of assets or, liable for debts ....
expenses of sickness and burial in cer-
tain cases ....

436
mailing check to be payment in event of
death ......

437
prior laws repealed..

437
ACTS OF BANKRUPTCY,
of what to consist..

846
ADDITIONAL HOMESTEAD. (See

Homesteads; Public Lands.)
soldiers' entries, how commuted....... 129
ADJUTANT-GENERAL, ARMY

rank, pay, etc..

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ADJUTANT - GENERAL'S DEPART-

MENT,
no more assistant adjutants-general until

below four .....
vacancies in lowest grade, how filled.....
officers of volunteers eligible for appoint-
ment ........

1505
organization of ...

1469
vacancies, how filled....

1469
ADMINISTRATOR. (See District of Co-

lumbia-administrator.)
ADMIRAL OF THE NAVY,
office of, created.

968
appointment, retirement, etc .......
ADMIRALTY,

term for, at Bay City, Mich ............. 181
bond, discharge of property, etc., on giy-
ing .........

1101
to answer suits thereafter brought ..... 1102
additional security ......

1102
liability to cease on giving special bond,
etc ......

1102
ADULTERATIONS
inspection and analysis of imported arti-
cles............

9.34
goods found dangerous to be withheld.. 953
of gold dust in Alaska, offenso f ........ 1016
of provisions, drugs, etc., in Alask , sale
forbidden....

1028
analysis of imported foods, drugs, etc .... 1512
ADULTERY,

offense of, in Alaska ........ ........ 1022
ADVANCES,
requisitions for, when not to be counter-
signed ......

........ 216
requiring President's order in case of de
lays, etc ......

...... 218, 418
to Public Printer, amount and how .... 189, 344
to Departments, when accounts in arrears.
in District of Columbia, disposition, etc.. 842
to District of Columbia, for general ex-
penses .............

....... 148
to Public Printer, not to exceed bond..... 1126
ADVERTISEMENTS,

of sale of property under decree of court.. 135
for supplies for Navy ........
for gun steel and armor ......

131
for medicines for Army, not required .... 94
for Indian supplies in advance of appro-

priations ........................ 33, 247
now made for mail service after letting... 47
not required for temporary mail service.. 47
supplies for Army purchased aftor .......

227, 76, 453, 573
when not required......... 37, 237, 376, 453, 573

suspension of provision for Army ...... 1100
for building hospital stewards' quarters ..
for proposals for Departments, opening,

etc .......... .
for paper and materials for Government

Printing Office and Bureau of En-
graving .....::::

170
act restricted to miscellaneou- supplies. 180
lottery; penalty for bringing into United
States....

............
importation forbidden ..

in Alaska, forbidden...
for tobacco in Navy...

importing obscene, prohibited.
AFFIDAVITS. (See Oaths.)
informalities in, on file in Pension Office

waived........
before United States commissioner, certain

land entries based upon, validated..

219
219

414

131

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