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or maps designed therefor shall be ready for publication; and no order for public printing shall be acted upon by the Public Printer after the expiration of one year, unless the entire copy and illustrations for the work shall have been furnished within that period: Provided, This section shall not apply to orders heretofore made for the printing of a series of volumes on one subject.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 80, 28 Stat. 621. RES. JANUARY 15, 1908, No. 3. Joint resolution amending an act relative to

the public printing and binding, approved March first, nineteen hundred and

seven. (35 Stat. 565.) Designation and binding of department publications ordered printed by Con

gress. That publications ordered printed by Congress, or either House thereof, shall be in four series,

The publicationis in each series shall be consecutively numbered, the numbers in each series continuing in unbroken sequence throughout the entire term of a Congress,

* * Provided, That of the usual number, the copies which are intended for distribution to State and Territorial libraries and other designated depositories of all annual or serial publications originating in or prepared by an Executive Department, bureau, office, commission, or board shall not be numbered in the document or report series of either House of Congress, but shall be designated by title and bound as hereinafter provided, and the departmental edition, if any, shall be printed concurrently with the “usual number:

Res. January 15, 1908, No. 3, s. 1, 35 Stat. 565.

Previous similar provisions were contained in section 2, act March 1, 1907, c. 2284, 34 Stat. 1013, which section is expressly repealed by sec

tion 3 of this act. ACT MARCH 1, 1907, c. 2284. (34 Stat. 1012.) Departments submitting reports or documents in response to inquiries from

Congress, to submit estimate of cost of printing. Any Executive Department, bureau, board, or independent office of the Government submitting reports or documents in response to inquiries from Congress shalì submit therewith an estimate of the probable cost of printing to the usual number. Nothing in this paragraph relating to estimates shall apply to reports or documents not exceeding fifty pages.

Act March 1, 1907, c. 2284, s. 1, 34 Stat. 1013. ACT JANUARY 12, 1895, c. 23. (28 Stat. 601.) No printing or binding unless authorized by law; style of binding for depart

ments. SEC. 86. No printing or binding shall be done at the Government Printing Office unless authorized by law. Binding for the Departments of the Government shall be done in plain sheep or cloth, except that record and account books may be bound in Russia leather, sheep fleshers, and skivers, when authorized by the head of a Department: Provided, The libraries of the several Departments * may have books for the exclusive use of said libraries bound in half Turkey, or material no more expensive.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 86, 28 Stat. 622.

This section supersedes Rev. St. sec. 3785 and a provision of act June 20, 1878, c. 359, s. 1, 20 Stat. 207.

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Printing, binding, and blank books for executive departments,
Sec. 87. All printing, binding, and blank books

for the Executive

Departments shall be done at the Government Printing Office, except in cases otherwise provided by law.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 87, 28 Stat. 622.

This section supersedes Rev. St. sec. 3786.
ACT JUNE 28, 1902, c. 1301. (32 Stat. 419.)
Supplies for executive departments to be furnished by Public Printer.

The Public Printer is authorized hereafter to procure and supply, on the requisition of the head of any Executive Department or other Government establishment, complete manifold blanks, books, and forms, required in duplicating processes; also complete patented devices with which to file money-order statements, or other uniform official papers, and to charge such supplies to the allotment for printing and binding of the Department or Government establishment requiring the same.

Act June 28, 1902, c. 1301, s. 1, 32 Stat. 481.

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

year 1903, cited above. ACT JANUARY 12, 1895, c. 23. (28 Stat. 601.) Appropriations for printing not to be exceeded; limitation on number of copies

of reports, etc.; annual reports of heads of departments and chiefs of bureaus. Sec. 89. No printing shall be done for the Executive Departments in any fiscal year in excess of the amount of the appropriation, and none shall be done without a special requisition, signed by the chief of the Department and filed with the Public Printer.

No report, publication, or document shall be printed in excess of the number of one thousand of each in any one fiscal year without authorization therefor by Congress, except that of the annual report of the head of the Department without appendices there may be printed in any one fiscal year not to exceed five thousand copies, bound in pamphlet form; and of the reports of chiefs of bureaus without appendices there may be printed in any one fiscal year not to exceed two thousand five hundred copies, bound in pamphlet form:

Heads of Executive Departments shall direct whether reports made to them by bureau chiefs and chiefs of divisions shall be printed or not.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 89, 28 Stat. 622.

A proviso of this section, here omitted, relating to the printing of the monthly crop report and other reports and bulletins of the Department of Agriculture, and maps, etc., and minor reports of the Weather Bureau, is set forth on p. 24, ante.

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RES. MARCH 30, 1906, No. 13. Joint resolution to correct abuses in the public

printing and to provide for the allotment of cost of certain documents and

reports. (34 Stat. 825.) Appropriations chargeable with cost of printing and binding for executive

departments; estimate of cost of publications required by law, and application of appropriation thereto.

That hereafter, in the printing and binding of documents or reports emanating from the Executive Departments, bureaus, and independent offices of the Government, the cost of which is now charged to the allotment for printing and binding for Congress, or to appropriations or allotments of appropriations other than those made to the Executive Departments, bureaus, or independent offices of the Government, the cost of illustrations, composition, stereotyping, and other work involved in the actual preparation for printing, apart from the creation of manuscript, shall be charged to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation for the printing and binding of the Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government in which such documents or reports originate; the balance of cost shall be charged to the allotment for printing and binding for Congress, and to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation of the Executive Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government, in proportion to the number delivered to each; the cost of any copies of such documents or reports distributed otherwise than through Congress, or the Executive Departments, bureaus, and independent offices of the Government, if such there be, shall be charged as heretofore: Provided, That on or before the first day of December in each fiscal year each Executive Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government to which an appropriation or allotment of appropriation for printing and binding is made, shall obtain from the Public Printer an estimate of the probable cost of all publications of such Department, bureau, or independent office now required by law to be printed, and so much thereof as would, under the terms of this resolution, bé charged to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation of the Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government in which such publications originate, shall thereupon be set aside to be applied only to the printing and binding of such documents and reports, and shall not be available for any other purpose until all of such allotment of cost on account of such documents and reports shall have heen fully paid.

This resolution shall be effective on and after July first, nineteen hundred and six.

Res. Varch 30, 1906, No. 13, 34 Stat. 825.

RES. MARCH 30, 1906, No. 14. Joint resolution to prevent unnecessary printing

and binding and to correct evils in the present method of distribution of

public documents. (34 Stat. 826.) Documents and reports in two or more editions; requisitions therefor; number

of copies limited to maximum authorized. That the Joint Committee on Printing is hereby authorized and directed to establish rules and regulations, from time to time, which shall be observed by the Public Printer, whereby public documents and reports printed for Congress, or either House thereof, may be printed in two or more editions, instead of one, to meet the public requirements: Provided, That in no case shall the aggregate of said editions exceed the number of copies now authorized or which may hereafter be authorized: And provided further, That the number of copies of any public document or report now authorized to be printed or which may hereafter be authorized to be printed for any of the Executive Departments, or bureaus or branches thereof, or inde. pendent offices of the Government may be supplied in two or more editions, instead of one, upon a requisition on the Public Printer by the official head of such Department or independent office, but in no case shall the aggregate of said editions exceed the number of copies now authorized, or which may hereafter be authorized : Provided further, That nothing herein shall operate to obstruct the printing of the full number of any document or report, or the allotment of the full quota to Senators and Representatives, as now authorized, or which may hereafter be authorized, when a legitimate demand for the full complement is known to exist.

Res. March 30, 1906, No. 14, 34 Stat. 826.

RES. MARCH 28, 1904, No. 11. Joint resolution authorizing the reprinting of

certain documents to be sold by the superintendent of documents. (33

Stat. 584.) Reprinting of public documents subject to approval of heads of departments. * *

the superintendent of documents is hereby authorized to order reprinted, from time to time, such public documents as may be required for sale, such order for reprinting to be subject to the approval of the Secretary or head of the Department in which such public document shall have originated: Provided, That the appropriation for printing and binding shall be reimbursed for the cost of such reprints from the moneys received by the superintendent of documents from the sale of public documents.

Res. March 28, 1904, No. 11, 33 Stat. 584.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 61, 28 Stat. 610, mentioned in the portion of this resolution here omitted, provides for the appointment of the superintendent of documents and the sale of public documents by him.

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ACT JANUARY 12, 1895, c. 23. (28 Stat. 601.)
Form and style of annual reports of executive officers.

Sec. 91. The annual reports of executive officers shall be printed in the same type and form as the report of the head of the Department which it accompanies, unless otherwise ordered by the Joint Committee on Printing.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 91, 28 Stat. 623. Printing and binding for departments; certificate that work is necessary; esti

mate of cost; requisitions. Sec. 93. When any Department

shall require printing or binding to be done, it shall be on certificate that such work be necessary for the public service; whereupon the Public Printer shall furnish an estimate of the cost by the principal items for such printing or binding so called for, after which requisitions shall be made upon him therefor by the head of such Department,

and the Public Printer shall place the cost thereof to the debit of such Department in its annual appropriation for printing and binding.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, 8. 93, 28 Stat. 623.

This section supersedes Rev. St. sec. 3789 and act June 20, 1878, c. 359,

s. 1, 20 Stat. 206. Restrictions on printing; exclusion of unnecessary matter from annual reports

of executive officers. Sec. 94. No head of any Executive Department, or of any bureau, branch, or office of the Government, shall cause to be printed, nor shall the Public Printer print, any document or matter except that which is authorized by law and necessary to the public business; and executive officers, before transmitting their annual reports, shall carefully examine the same and all accompanying documents, and ex

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cludu therefrom all matter, including engravings, maps, drawings, and illustrations, except such as they shall certify in their letters transmitting such reports are necessary and relate entirely to the transaction of the public business.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 94, 28 Stat. 623. ACT MARCH 3, 1905, c. 1483. (33 Stat. 1156.) Restrictions on use of appropriations made for printing and binding, for illustrations, etc.

That hereafter no part of the appropriations made for printing and binding shall be used for any illustration, engraving, or photograph

in any document or report of any executive department or other Government establishment until the head of the executive department or Government establishment shall certify in a letter transmitting such report that the illustration is necessary and relates entirely to the transaction of public business.

Act March 3, 1905, C. 1483, s. 1, 33 Stat. 1213.

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

year 1906, cited above. ACT MARCH 3, 1905, c. 1484. (33 Stat. 1214.) Restrictions on printing for executive departments.

Hereafter no book or document not having to do with the ordinary business transactions of the Executive Departments shall be printed on the requisition of any Executive Department or unless the same shall have been expressly authorized by Congress.

Act March 3, 1905, c. 1484, s. 1, 33 Stat. 1249.

This is a provision of the deficiency appropriation act for the fiscal year 1905, cited above.

PUBLIC DOCUMENTS.

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ACT JANUARY 12, 1895, c. 23. (28 Stat. 601.)
Department publications for distribution.

SEC. 58. * * of all publications of the Executive Departments not intended for their especial use, but made for distribution, five hundred copies shall be at once delivered to the superintendent of documents for distribution to designated depositories and State and Territorial libraries.

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 58, 28 Stat. 610.
Sale and distribution of documents by superintendent of documents. .
SEC. 61.

whenever any

officer of the Government having in his charge documents published for sale shall desire to be relieved of the same, he is hereby authorized to turn them over to the superintendent of documents, who shall receive and sell them under the provisions of this section.

He shall have general supervision of the distribution of all public documents, and to his custody shall be committed all documents subject to distribution, excepting those printed for the special official use of the Executive Departments, which shall be delivered to said Departments,

Act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 61, 28 Stat. 610.

The work of distribution of publications in the departments is transferred to the Public Printer by provisions of act August 23, 1912, c. 350, set forth on p. 370, post.

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