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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 St. sec. 5496, which section is expressly repealed by section

341 of this act. Banker, etc., receiving unauthorized deposit of public money; punishment.

Sec. 96. Every banker, broker, or other person not an authorized depositary of public moneys, who shall knowingly receive from any disbursing officer,

or other agent of the United States, any public money on deposit, or by way of loan or accommodation, with or without interest, or otherwise than in payment of a debt against the United States, or shall use, transfer, convert, appropriate, or apply any portion of the public money for any purpose not prescribed by law; and every president, cashier, teller, director, or other officer of any bank or banking association who shall violate any provision of this section is guilty of embezzlement of the public money so deposited, loaned, transferred, used, converted, appropriated, or applied, and shall be fined not more than the amount embezzled, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 96, 35 Stat. 1106.

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 St. sec. 5497, which section is expressly repealed by section

341 of this act. Embezzlement by officer; punishment. SEC. 97.

any officer of the United States, or any assistant of such officer, who shall embezzle or wrongfully convert to his own use any money or property which may have come into his possession or under his control in the execution of such office or employment, or under color or claim of authority as such officer or assistant, whether the same shall be the money or property of the United States or of some other person or party, shall, where the offense is not otherwise punishable by some statute of the United States, be fined not more than the value of the money and property thus embezzled or converted, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 97, 35 Stat. 1106.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States," cited above, incorporating therein provisions of Rev. St. sec. 5497, as amended by act February 3, 1879, c. 42, 20 Stat. 280.

Said Rev. St. sec. 5497 and amending act are expressly repealed by section 341 of this act. Trading in public funds, etc.; punishment.

SEC, 103. Whoever, being an officer of the United States concerned in the collection or the disbursement of the revenues thereof, shall carry on any trade or business in the funds or debts of the Únited States, or of any State, or in any public property of either, shall be fined not more than three thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both, and be removed from office, and thereafter be incapable of holding any office under the United States.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 103, 35 Stat. 1107.

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. secs. 1788 and 1789, which sections are expressly repealed by section 341 of this act.

ACT MARCH 4, 1911, c. 270. An act to provide punishment for the falsification

of accounts and the making of false reports by persons in the employ of

the United States. (36 Stat. 1355.) False entries in accounts or records, or false reports of public or trust moneys

or securities; punishment. That whoever, being an officer, clerk, agent, or other person holding any office or employment under the Government of the United States and, being charged with the duty of keeping accounts or records of any kind, shall, with intent to deceive, mislead, injure, or defraud the United States or any person, make in any such account or record any false or fictitious entry or record of any matter relating to or connected with his duties, or whoever with like intent shall aid or abet any such officer, clerk, agent, or other person in so doing; or whoever, being an officer, clerk, agent, or other person holding any office or employment under the Government of the United States and, being charged with the duty of receiving, holding, or paying over moneys or securities to, for or on behalf of the United States, or of receiving or holding in trust for any person any moneys or securities, shall, with like intent, make a false report of such moneys or securities, or whoever with like intent shall aid or abet any such officer, clerk, agent, or other person in so doing, shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.

Act March 4, 1911, c. 270, 36 Stat. 1355.

PUBLIC PROPERTY.

REV. ST. SEC. 197.
Inventories of property.

Sec. 197. The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Postmaster-General, the Attorney-General, and Commissioner of Agriculture shall keep, in proper books, a complete inventory of all the property belonging to the United States in the buildings, rooms, offices, and grounds occupied by them, respectively, and under their charge, adding thereto, from time to time, an account of such property as may be procured subsequently to the taking of such inventory, as well as an account of the sale or other disposition of any such property, except supplies of stationery and fuel in the public offices ***

Rev. St. sec. 197, as amended by act February 27, 1877, c. 69, s. 1, 19 Stat. 241.

ACT MARCH 29, 1894, c. 49. An act to regulate the making of property returns

by officers of the Government. (28 Stat. 47.) Certificates of loss, instead of returns, of public property, to be furnished.

That instead of forwarding to the accounting officers of the Treasury Department returns of public property entrusted to the possession of officers or agents, the Quartermaster-General, the Commissary-General of Subsistence, the Surgeon-General, the Chief of Engineers, the Chief of Ordnance, the Chief Signal Officer, the Paymaster-General of the Navy, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, or other like chief officers in any Department, by, through, or under whom stores, supplies, and other public property are received for distribution, or whose duty it is to receive or examine returns of such property, shall certify to the proper accounting officer of the Treasury Department, for debiting on the proper account, any charge against any officer or agent intrusted with public property, arising from any loss, accruing by his fault, to the Government as to the property so intrusted to him.

Act March 29, 1894, c. 49, s. 1, 28 Stat. 47. Contents and effect of certificate.

SEC. 2. That said certificate shall set forth the condition of such officer's or agent's property returns, that it includes all charges made up to its date and not previously certified, that he has had a reasonable opportunity to be heard and has not been relieved of responsibility; the effect of such certificate, when received, shall be the same as if the facts therein set forth had been ascertained by the accounting officers of the Treasury Department in accounting.

Act March 29, 1894, c. 49, s. 2, 28 Stat. 47.
Manner of making returns or of ascertaining liability not affected.

Sec. 3. That the manner of making property returns to or in any administrative bureau or department, or of ascertaining liability for property, under existing laws and regulations, shall not be affected by this Act, except as provided in section one; but in all cases arising as to such property so intrusted the officer or agent shall have an opportunity to relieve himself from liability.

Act March 29, 1894, c. 49, s. 3, 28 Stat. 47. Regulations by heads of departments.

Sec. 4. That the heads of the several Departments are hereby empowered to make and enforce regulations to carry out the provisions of this Act.

Act March 29, 1894. c. 49, s. 4, 28 Stat. 47. Repeal

Sec. 5. That all laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

Act March 29, 1894, c. 49, s. 5, 28 Stat. 47.

ACT AUGUST 24, 1912, c. 355. (37 Stat. 417.)
Use of furniture, although not corresponding to regulation plan.

And all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings and in buildings rented by the United States shall be used, so far as practicable, whether it corresponds with the present regulation plan for furniture or not.

Act August 24, 1912, c. 355, s. 1, 37 Stat. 433.

This is a provision of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, following an appropriation for furniture and repairs of same, carpets, and gas and electric-light fixtures in buildings under control of the Treasury Depa rtment. Similar provisions were contained in the similar appropriation acts for the fiscal years 1901 and thereafter.

ACT MAY 27, 1908, c. 200. (35 Stat. 317.)
Furniture in new buildings in accordance with plans and specifications.

The furniture for all new public buildings shall hereafter be procured in accordance with plans and specifications approved by the Supervising Architect of the Treasury.

Act May 27, 1908, c. 200, s. 1, 35 Stat. 327.

This is a provision following an appropriation for furniture, etc., in buildings under the control of the Treasury Department, in the sundry

civil appropriation act for the fiscal year 1909, cited above. ACT MARCH 3, 1875, c. 133. (18 Stat. 452.) Payment for transportation of property of the United States over land-grant

railroads, prohibited. * *

* *. That no money shall hereafter be paid to any railroad company for the transportation of any property

of the United States over any railroad which in whole or in part was constructed by the aid of a grant of public land on the condition that such railroad should be a public highway for the use of the Government of the United States free from toll or other charge, or upon any other conditions for the use of such road, for such transportation;

Act March 3, 1875, c. 133, s. 1, 18 Stat. 453. These are provisions of the Army appropriation act for the fiscal year 1876, cited above.

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ACT JULY 5, 1884, c. 217. (23 Stat. 107.)
Quartermaster's Department to transport Government property.

* * That hereafter the Quartermaster-General and his officers, under his instructions, wherever stationed, shall receive, transport, and be responsible for all property turned over to them, or any one of them, by the officers or agents of any Government survey,

* for the civil or naval departments of the Government, in Washington or elsewhere, under the regulations governing the transportation of Army supplies, the amount paid for such transportation to be refunded or paid by the Bureau to which such property or stores pertain.

Act July 5, 1884, c. 217, 23 Stat. 111.

This is a proviso annexed to the Army appropriation act for the fiscal year 1885, cited above.

ACT MARCH 4, 1909, c. 321. (35 Stat. 1088.)
Robbery of personal property of the United States.

Sec. 46. Whoever shall rob another of any kind or description of personal property belonging to the United States, or shall feloniously take and carry away the same, shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.

Act March 4, 1909, c. 321, s. 46, 35 Stat. 1097.

This is a section of "An act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States," incorporating therein the provisions of Rev. St. sec. 5456, which section is expressly repealed by section 341 of this act.

Section 47 of this act providing punishment for the embezzlement, stealing, or purloining of any money, property, record, etc., of the United States, is set forth on p. 351, ante, under “Public Moneys."

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ACT MARCH 3, 1879, c. 188. (20 Stat. 410.)
Arms and ammunition for protecting public property, etc.

That upon the request of the head of any department, the Secretary of War be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to issue arms and ammunition whenever they may be required for the protection of the public money and property, and they may be delivered to any officer of the department designated by the head of such department, to be accounted for to the Secretary of War, and to be returned when the necessity for their use has expired. Arms and ammunition heretofore furnished to any department by the War Department for which the War Department has not been reimbursed, may be receipted for under the provisions of this act.

Act March 3, 1879, c. 183, 20 Stat. 412.

This is a provision of the deficiency appropriation act for the fiscal

year 1879, cited above. ACT MARCH 3, 1911, c. 209. (36 Stat. 1037.) Subsistence supplies furnished by War Department to another department;

price; payment. * * That hereafter when under the Army Regulations subsistence supplies are furnished to another bureau of the War Department, or to another executive department of the Government or employees thereof, payment therefor shall be made in cash by the proper disbursing officer of the bureau, office, or department concerned, or by the employee to whom the sale is made. When the transaction is between the Subsistence Department and another executive department of the Government or employees thereof, the price to be charged shall include the contract or invoice price and ten per centum additional to cover wastage in transit, and the cost of transportation..

Act March 3, 1911, c. 209, 36 Stat. 1047.

This is a proviso annexed to the Army appropriation act for the fiscal

year 1912, cited above. ACT AUGUST 24, 1912, c. 391. (37 Stat. 569.) Transfers or sales of ordnance or ordnance stores from War Department to

another department; price; payment. * * * That hereafter when authorized transfers or sales of ordnance or ordnance stores are made to another bureau of the War Department, or to another executive department of the Government, payment therefor shall be made by the proper disbursing officer of the bureau, office, or department concerned.

* When the transaction is between the Ordnance Department and another executive department of the Government, the price to be charged shall include the cost price of the stores and the costs of inspection and transportation.

Act August 24, 1912, c. 391, 37 Stat. 589.

This is a proviso annexed to the Army appropriation act for the fiscal

year 1913, cited above. ACT AUGUST 5, 1909, c. 6. (36 Stat. 11.) Books, etc., photographs, etc., and philosophical and scientific apparatus, etc.,

for institutions established for scientific, etc., purposes, exempt from duty.

That on and after the day following the passage of this Act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs shall, when im

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