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REV. ST. SEC. 3672.
mates. Sec. 3672. A detailed statement of the proceeds of all sales of old material, condemned stores, supplies, or other public property of any kind except materials, stores, or supplies sold
to exploring or surveying expeditions authorized by law shall be included in the appendix to the book of estimates.
Rev. St. sec. 3672, as amended by act February 27, 1877, c. 69, 19 Stat. 249.
ACT JUNE 30, 1906, c. 3914. (34 Stat. 697.)
payments therefrom. Sec. 5. Hereafter the Secretary of the Treasury shall require, and it shall be the duty of the head of each Executive Department or other Government establishment to furnish him, within thirty days after the close of each fiscal year, a statement of all money arising from proceeds of public property of any kind or from any source other than the postal service, received by said head of Department or other Government establishment during the previous fiscal year for or on account of the public service, or in any other manner in the discharge of his official duties other than as salary or compensation, which was not paid into the General Treasury of the United States, together with a detailed account of all payments, if any, made from such funds during such year. All such statements, together with a similar statement applying to the Treasury Department, shall be transmitted by the Secretary of the Treasury to Congress at the beginning of each regular session.
Act June 30, 1906, c. 3914, s. 5, 34 Stat. 763.
This section is a part of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year 1907, cited above.
ACT JUNE 25, 1910, c. 384. (36 Stat. 703.)
from book of estimates. SEC. 6. Hereafter the statement of the proceeds of all sales of old material, condemned stores, supplies, or other public property of any kind shall be submitted to Congress at the beginning of each regular session thereof as a separate communication and shall not hereafter be included in the annual Book of Estimates.
Act June 25, 1910, c. 384, s. 6, 36 Stat. 773.
This section is part of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year 1911, cited above.
ACT MAY 22, 1908, c. 186. (35 Stat. 184.)
Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the head of each Executive Department and other Government establishment at Washington to submit to Congress at the beginning of each regular session a statement showing in detail what officers or employees (other than special agents, inspectors, or employees, who in the discharge of their regular duties are required to constantly travel) of such Executive Department or other Government establishment have traveled on official business from Washington to points outside of the District of Columbia during the preceding fiscal year, giving in each case the full title of the official or employee, the destination or destinations of such travel, the business or work on account of which the same was made, and the total expense to the United States charged in each case.
Act May 22, 1908, c. 186, s. 4, 35 Stat. 244.
This section is a part of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year 1909, cited above.
REV. ST. SEC. 193.
Sec. 193. The head of each Department shall make an annual report to Congress, giving a detailed statement of the manner in which the contingent fund for his Department, and for the Bureaus and offices therein, has been expended, giving the names of every person to whom any portion thereof has been paid; and if for anything furnished, the quantity and price; and if for any service rendered, the nature of such service, and the time employed, and the particular occasion or cause, in brief, that rendered such service necessary; and the amount of all former appropriations in each case on hand, either in the Treasury or in the hands of any disbursing officer or agent. And he shall require of the disbursing officers, acting under his direction and authority, the return of precise and analytical statements and receipts for all the moneys which may have been from time to time during the next preceding year expended by them, and shall communicate the results of such returns and the sums total, annually, to Congress.
ACT MARCH 3, 1877, c. 102. (19 Stat. 294.)
And hereafter a detailed statement of the expenditure for the preceding fiscal year of all sums appropriated for contingent expenses of the Independent Treasury, or in any department or bureau of the Government shall be presented to Congress at the beginning of each regular session.
Act March 3, 1877, c. 102, s. 1, 19 Stat. 306.
This is a provision of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year 1878, cited above.
REV. ST. SEC. 195.
Time of making annual reports.
SEC. 195. Except where a different time is expressly prescribed by law, the various annual reports required to be submitted to Congress by the heads of Departments shall be made at the commencement of each regular session, and shall embrace the transactions of the preceding year.
REV. ST. SEC. 196.
* * * shall furnish to the Congressional Printer copies of the documents usually accompanying his annual report, on or before the first day of November in each year, and a copy of his annual report on or before the third Monday of November in each year.
REV. ST. SEC. 1776.
Sec. 1776. Whenever any public office is removed by reason of sickness which may prevail in the town or city where it is located, a particular account of the cost of such removal shall be laid before Congress.
Sec. 3678. All sums appropriated for the various branches of expenditure in the public service shall be applied solely to the objects for which they are respectively made, and for no others.
ACT JULY 1, 1902, c. 1351. (32 Stat. 552.)
terms. Hereafter no Act of Congress shall be construed to make an appropriation out of the Treasury of the United States unless such Act shall, in specific terms, declare an appropriation to be made for the purpose or purposes specified in the Act.
Act July 1, 1902, c. 1351, 32 Stat. 560.
This is a provision of the deficiency appropriation act for the fiscal year 1902, cited above.
A similar provision, applicable also to execution of contracts involving payment of money in excess of appropriations, contained in act June 30, 1906, c. 3914, is set forth on p. 32, post, under “ Contracts."
REV. ST. SEC. 3679.
service for Government or employment of personal service in excess of that authorized, forbidden; appropriations for contingent expenses or other general purposes to be apportioned in monthly or other allotments; violation of section punishable. SEC. 3679. No Executive Department or other Government establishment of the United States shall expend, in any one fiscal year, any sum in excess of appropriations made by Congress for that fiscal year, or involve the Government in any contract or other obligation for the future payment of money in excess of such appropriations unless such contract or obligation is authorized by law. Nor shall any Department or any officer of the Government accept voluntary service for the Government or employ personal service in excess of that authorized by law, except in cases of sudden emergency involving the loss of human life or the destruction of property. All appropriations made for contingent expenses or other general purposes, except appropriations made in fulfillment of contract obligations expressly authorized by law, or for objects required or authorized by law without reference to the amounts annually appropriated iherefor, shall, on or before the beginning of each fiscal year, be so apportioned by monthly or other allotments as to prevent expenditures in one portion of the year which may necessitate deficiency or additional appropriations to complete the service of the fiscal year for which said appropriations are made; and all such apportionments shall be adhered to and shall not be waived or modified except upon the happening of some extraordinary emergency or unusual circumstance which could not be anticipated at the time of making such apportionment, but this provision shall not apply to the contingent appropriations of the Senate or House of Representatives; and in case said apportionments are waived or modified as herein provided, the same shall be waived or modified in writing by the head of such Executive Department or other Government establishment having control of the expenditure, and the reasons therefor shall be fully set forth in each particular case and communicated to Congress in connection with estimates for any additional appropriations required on account thereof. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be summarily removed from office and may also be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not less than one month.
Rev. St. sec. 3679, as amended by act March 3, 1905, c. 1481, s. 4, 33 Stat. 1257, and act February 27, 1906, c. 510, s. 4, 34 Stat. 48.
A similar provision relating to the acceptance of voluntary service, contained in act May 1, 1884, c. 37, is set forth on p. 279, ante, under
“Officers, Clerks, and Employees." ACT AUGUST 23, 1912, c. 350. (37 Stat. 360.) Maximum amounts to be expended from contingent funds appropriated, to be
apportioned; purchases which can be made from contingent funds not to be made from any other fund. SEC. 6. That in addition to the apportionment required by the socalled antideficiency Act, approved February twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six (Statutes at Large, volume thirty-four, page forty-nine), the head of each executive department shall, on or before the beginning of each fiscal year, apportion to each office or bureau of his department the maximum amount to be expended therefor during the fiscal year out of the contingent fund or funds appropriated for the entire year for the department, and the amounts so apportioned shall not be increased or diminished during the year for which made except upon the written direction of the head of the department, in which there shall be fully expressed his reasons therefor; and hereafter there shall not be purchased out of any other fund any article for use in any oflice or bureau of any executive department in Washington, District of Columbia, which could be purchased out of the appropriations made for the regular contingent funds of such department or of its offices or bureaus.
Act August 23, 1912, c. 350, s. 6, 37 Stat. 414.
This section is a part of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.
The apportionment required by act February 27, 1900, c. 510, S. 4, is set forth above.
ACT AUGUST 24, 1912, c. 355. (37 Stat. 417.)
terms expressly so providing Sec. 7. No specific or indefinite appropriation made hereafter in any regular annual appropriation Act shall be construed to be per
manent or available continuously without reference to a fiscal year unless it belongs to one of the following five classes: “ Rivers and har. bors," " lighthouses," " fortifications," * public buildings,” and “ 5
pay of the Navy and Marine Corps,” last specifically named in and excepted from the operation of the provisions of the so-called “covering-in Act” approved June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventyfour, or unless it is made in terms expressly providing that it shall continue available beyond the fiscal year for which the appropriation Act in which it is contained makes provision.
Act August 24, 1912, c. 355, s. 7, 37 Stat. 487.
This section is a portion of the sundry civil appropriation act for the
fiscal year 1913, cited above. ACT MAY 28, 1896, c. 252. (29 Stat. 140.) Footing of paragraphs to determine amount appropriated.
That hereafter the total amount appropriated in the various paragraphs of an appropriation Act shall be determined by the correct footing up of the specific sums or rates appropriated in each paragraph contained therein unless otherwise expressly provided.
Act May 28, 1896, c. 252, s. 1, 29 Stat. 148.
This is a paragraph of the legislative, executive, and judicial appro
priation act for the fiscal year 1897, cited above. REV. ST. SEC. 3681. Expenses of commissions and inquiries.
Sec. 3681. No accounting or disbursing officer of the Government shall allow or pay any account or charge whatever, growing out of, or in any way connected with, any commission or inquiry, until special appropriations shall have been made by law to pay such accounts and charges. ACT MARCH 1909, c. 299. (35 Stat. 945.) Use of moneys or appropriations for compensation or expenses of any commis
sion, etc., forbidden, unless authorized by law; details from executive departments in connection with such commissions, etc., forbidden. Sec. 9. That hereafter no part of the public moneys, or of any appropriation heretofore or ħereafter made by Congress, shall be used for the payment of compensation or expenses of any commission, council, board, or other similar body, or any members thereof, or for expenses in connection with any work or the results of any work or action of any commission, council
, board, or other similar body, unless the creation of the same shall be or shall have been authorized by law; nor shall there be employed by detail, hereafter or heretofore made, or otherwise personal services from any executive department or other government establishment in connection with any such commission, council, board, or other similar body.
Act March 4, 1909, c. 299, s. 9, 35 Stat. 1027.
This section is a part of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal
year 1910, cited above. REV. ST. SEC. 3682. Restrictions on contingent, etc., appropriations.
SEC. 3682. No moneys appropriated for contingent, incidental, or miscellaneous purposes shall be expended or paid for official or clerical compensation.