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violation of any such rule, unless prior to such alleged violation he shall have had actual knowledge thereof.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 123, 35 Stat. 1110.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal

laws of the United States," cited above. Officer or employee issuing false crop reports; punishment.

SEC. 124. Whoever, being an officer or employee of the United States and whose duties require the compilation or report of statistics or information relative to the products of the soil, shall knowingly compile for issuance, or issue, any false statistics or information as a report of the United States, shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 124, 35 Stat. 1111.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal

laws of the United States," cited above. Bribery of officer authorized to determine any question, etc.; punishment.

Sec. 131. Whoever, directly or indirectly, shall give or offer, or cause to be given or offered, any money, property, or value of any kind, or any promise or agreement therefor, or any other bribe, to any judge, judicial officer, or other person authorized by any law of the United States to hear or determine any question, matter, cause, proceeding, or controversy, with intent to influence his action, vote, opinion, or decision thereon, or because of any such action, vote, opinion, or decision, shall be fined not more than twenty thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than fifteen years, or both; and shall forever be disqualified to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under the United States.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 131, 35 Stat. 1112.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States," cited above, incorporating therein the provisions of Rev. St. sec. 5449, which section is expressly repealed by section

341 of this act. Officer authorized to determine any question, etc., receiving bribe; punishment.

Sec. 133. Whoever, being a juror, referee, arbitrator, appraiser, assessor, auditor, master, receiver, United States commissioner, or other person authorized by any law of the United States to hear or determine any question, matter, cause, controversy, or proceeding, shall ask, receive, or agree to receive, any money, property, or value of any kind, or any promise or agreement therefor, upon any agreement or understanding that his vote, opinion, action, judgment, or decision, shall be influenced thereby, or because of any such vote, opinion, action, judgment, or decision, shall be fined not more than two thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 133, 35 Stat. 1112.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal

laws of the United States," cited above. REV. ST. SEC. 190. Persons formerly in the departments not to prosecute claims in them.

Sec. 190. It shall not be lawful for any person appointed after the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-two, as an officer, clerk, or employé in any of the Departments, to act as counsel, attorney, or agent for prosecuting any claim against the United States which was pending in either of said Departments while he was such officer, clerk, or employé, nor in any manner, nor by any means, to aid in the prosecution of any such claim, within two years next after he shall have ceased to be such officer, clerk, or employé.

Officers of the United States are prohibited from aiding or sharing in any claim against the United States, and punishment therefor is provided by act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 109, set forth on p. 301, ante.

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ACT MARCH 3, 1901, c. 854. (31 Stat. 1189.)
Officers of the Government exempt from jury duty.
Sec. 217. All executive

officers, salaried officers of the Government of the United States

shall be exempt from jury duty, and their names shall not be placed on the jury lists.

Act March 3, 1901, c. 854, s. 217, 31 Stat. 1224.

This section is a portion of "An act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia," cited above.

ACT MARCH 3, 1883, c. 143. (22 Stat. 603.)
Patents to officers of the Government for inventions to be used in the public

service. The Secretary of the Interior and the Commissioner of Patents are authorized to grant any officer of the government, except officers and employees of the Patent Office, a patent for any invention of the classes mentioned in section forty eight hundred and eighty six of the Revised Statutes, when such invention is used or to be used in the public service, without the payment of any fee: Provided, That the applicant in his application shall state that the invention described therein, if patented, may be used by the government or any of its officers or employees in the prosecution of work for the government, or by any other person in the United States, without the payment to him of any royalty thereon, which stipulation shall be included in the patent.

Act March 3, 1883, c. 143, 22 Stat. 625.

This is a paragraph of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal

year 1884, cited above. ACT MARCH 3, 1897, c. 391. (29 Stat. 692.) Representation of heads of departments requesting expediting of patents.

Sec. 7. That in every case where the head of any Department of the Government shall request the Commissioner of Patents to expedite the consideration of an application for a patent it shall be the duty of such head of a Department to be represented before the Commissioner in order to prevent the improper issue of a patent.

Act March 3, 1897, c. 391, s. 7, 29 Stat. 694. ACT MARCH 18, 1904, c. 716. (33 Stat. 85.) Restrictions on payment of expenses of horses, carriages, etc., for personal use

of officers. No part of any money appropriated by this or any other Act shall he available for paying expenses of horses and carriages or drivers therefor for the personal use of any officer provided for by this or any other Act other than the President of the United States, the heads

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of Executive Departments, and the Secretary to the President: Provided, That this provision shall not apply to officials outside of the District of Columbia in the performance of their public duties. This paragraph shall not take effect until July first, nineteen hundred and four.

Act March 18, 1904, c. 716, s. 3, 33 Stat. 142.

This is a provision of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropria. tion act for the fiscal year 1905, cited above. A similar provision, ap plicable only to officers and employees of the executive departments at Washington, D. C., contained in the similar act for the fiscal year 1906.

act February 3, 1905, C. 297, s. 4, is set forth below. ACT FEBRUARY 3, 1905, c. 297. (33 Stat. 631.) Restrictions on payment of expenses of carriages or vehicles for personal or

official use; carriages or vehicles for official use to have thereon name of department, etc. Sec. 4. No part of any money appropriated by this or any other Act shall be used for purchasing, maintaining, driving, or operating any carriage or vehicle (other than those for the use of the President of the United States, the heads of the Executive Departments, and the Secretary to the President, and other than those used for transportation of property belonging to or in the custody of the United States), for the personal or official use of any officer or employee of any of the Executive Departments or other Government establishments at Washington, District of Columbia, unless the same shall be specifically authorized by law or provided for in terms by appropriation of money, and all such carriages and vehicles so procured and used for official purposes shall have conspicuously painted thereon at all times the full name of the Executive Department or other branch of the public service to which the same belong and in the service of which the same are used.

Act February 3, 1905, c. 297, s. 4, 33 Stat. 687.

This section is a portion of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year 1906, cited above. A previous similar provision, contained in the similar act for the preceding fiscal year, act March 18, 1904, c. 716, s. 3, is set forth above.

ACT AUGUST 23, 1912, c. 350. (37 Stat. 360.)
Restrictions on payment for telephone service from private residences, etc.

Sec. 7. That no money appropriated by this or any other Act shall be expended for telephone service installed in any private residence or private apartment or for tolls or other charges for telephone service from private residences or private apartments, except for long-distance telephone tolls required strictly for the public business, and so shown by vouchers duly sworn to and approved by the head of the department, division, bureau, or office in which the official using such telephone or incurring the expense of such tolls shall be employed.

Act August 23, 1912, c. 350, s. 7, 37 Stat. 414.

This section is a portion of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

ACT JANUARY 12, 1895, c. 23. (28 Stat. 601.)
Data for Official Register.

To enable the officer charged with the duty of preparing the Official Register of the United States to publish the same, the Secretary of

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the Senate, the Clerk of the House of Representatives, the head of each Executive Department of the Government, and the chief of each and every bureau, office, commission, or institution not embraced in an Executive Department, in connection with which salaries are paid from the Treasury of the United States, shall, on the first day of July in each year in which a new Congress is to assemble, cause to be filed with the Secretary of the Interior a full and complete list of all officers, agents, clerks, and other employees of said Department, bureau, office, commission, or institution connected with the legislative, executive, or judicial service of the Government, or paid from the United States Treasury,

Said lists shall exhibit the salary, compensation, and emoluments allowed to each of said officers, agents, clerks, and other employees, the State or country in which he was born, the State or Territory and Congressional district and county of which he is a resident and from which he was appointed to office, and where employed.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 73, 28 Stat. 618.

These are provisions of "An act providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents," cited above.

The above provision, and a further provision of this section, set forth on p. 374, post, under “Public Documents," imposing the duty of editing, indexing, and publishing the Official Register, upon the Secretary of the Interior, are repealed, and the data to be included therein are required to be transmitted to the Director of the Census, by a provision of act

June 7, 1906, c. 3048, set forth below.
ACT JUNE 7, 1906, 0. 3048. (34 Stat. 218.)
Data for Official Register to be transmitted to Director of Census.

And the Director of the Census shall edit, index, and publish the Official Register of the United States, and the provisions of existing law imposing that duty upon the Department of the Interior are hereby repealed, and the data to be included in the Official Register, which is now required to be transmitted to the Secretary of the Interior, shall hereafter be transmitted to the Director of the Census.

Act June 7, 1906, c. 3048, 34 Stat. 219.
REV. ST. SEC. 94.
Heads of departments specially privileged to use Library.

Sec. 94. The Joint Committee on the Library is authorized to grant the privilege of using and drawing books from the Library, in the same manner and subject to the same regulations as members of Congress, to any of the following persons:

First. Heads of Departments.
REV. ST. SEC. 4397.
Heads of executive departments to aid Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries.

Sec. 4397. The heads of the several Executive Departments shall cause to be rendered all necessary and practicable aid to the commissioner [of Fish and Fisheries] in the prosecution of his investigations and inquiries. ACT APRIL 30, 1890, c. 173. (26 Stat. 78.) Heads of executive departments to aid in acquisitions for Zoological Park.

Sec. 3. That the heads of executive departments of the Government are hereby authorized and directed to cause to be rendered all

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necessary and practicable aid to the said regents in the acquisition of collections for the Zoological Park.

Act April 30, 1890, c. 173, s. 3, 26 Stat. 78. ACT MARCH 3, 1901, c. 831. (31 Stat. 1010.) Facilities for study and research in the Government departments, to investigators, students, etc.

That facilities for study and research in the Government Departments, the Library of Congress, the National Museum, the Zoological Park, the Bureau of Ethnology, the Fish Commission, the Botanic Gardens, and similar institutions hereafter established shall be afforded to scientific investigators and to duly qualified individuals, students, and graduates of institutions of learning in the several States and Territories, as well as in the District of Columbia, under such rules and restrictions as the heads of the Departments and Bureaus mentioned may prescribe.

Act March 3, 1901, c. 831, 31 Stat. 1039.
ACT JULY 2, 1909, c. 2. (36 Stat. 1.)
Information from departments pertinent to census work.

Sec. 30: That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, whenever he may deem it advisable, or on request of the Director of the Census, is hereby authorized to call upon any other department or office of the Government for information pertinent to the work herein provided for.

Act July 2, 1909, c. 2, s. 30, 36 Stat. 10.

The work referred to in this provision is “herein provided for " is the taking of the Thirteenth Census.

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ESTIMATES AND REPORTS.
REV. ST. SEC. 3660.
Manner of communicating estimates.

Sec. 3660. The heads of Departments, in communicating estimates of expenditures and appropriations to Congress, or to any of the committees thereof, shall specify, as nearly as may be convenient, the sources from which such estimates are derived, and the calculations upon which they are founded, and shall discriminate between such estimates as are conjectural in their character and such as are framed upon actual information and applications from disbursing officers. They shall also give references to any law or treaty by which the proposed expenditures are, respectively, authorized, specifying the date of each, and the volume and page of the Statutes at Large, or of the Revised Statutes, as the case may be, and the section of the act in which the authority is to be found. REV. ST. SEC. 3669. Estimates to be submitted to Congress.

Sec. 3669. All annual estimates for the public service shall be submitted to Congress through the Secretary of the Treasury, and shall be included in the book of estimates prepared under his direction. ACT MARCH 3, 1875, c. 129. (18 Stat. 343.) Time for furnishing estimates to Secretary of Treasury; extracts from annual

reports to be included in estimates. SEC. 3. That it shall be the duty of the heads of the several Executive Departments, and of other officers authorized or required to make

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