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[No. 1.] Joint Resolution Repealing joint resolution to provide for the distribu April 23, 1909. tion by Members of the Sixtieth Congress of documents, reports, and other publications, approved March second, nineteen hundred and nine.
[Pub. Res., No. 1.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the joint resolution Documents of 60th entitled Joint resolution to provide for the distribution by Members Distribution to reof the Sixtieth Congress of documents, reports, and other publica- pealed.
whico tiring. Members, retions,” approved March second, nineteen hundred and nine, be, and a 35, p. 1168, rethe same is hereby, repealed.
Approved, April 23, 1909.
April 23, 1909. (H.J. Res. 45.]
[No. 2.] Joint Resolution Making appropriations for the payment of certain expenses incident to the first session of the Sixty-first Congress.
(Pub. Res., No.2.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are house of Representa:
Appropriations for hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise tives. appropriated, for purposes as follows:
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. For stationery for Members of the House of Representatives, Dele- Stationery. gates from Territories, and Resident Commissioners from Porto Rico and the Philippine Islands, at one hundred and twenty-five dollars each, forty-nine thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
For the following employees from April first to June thirtieth, nine- Employees to June teen hundred and nine, inclusive: Forty-six pages including two riding Pages. pages, four telephone pages, press-gallery page, and ten pages for duty at the entrances to the Hall of the House, at two dollars and fifty cents per day each; fourteen messengers in the post-office at one hun- Messengers in postdred dollars per month each; and for three telephone operators at Telephone operaseventy-five dollars per month each; in all, fifteen thousand three tor hundred and forty dollars.
For services of one additional messenger in the post-office from Additional messenMarch fourth to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, inclusive, at one hundred dollars per month, three hundred and ninety dollars.
For folding speeches, one thousand dollars.
ger in post-office.
and harbor works not to be covered in.
[No. 3.] Joint Resolution Relating to the provisions of section ten of the sundry June 25, 1909. civil Act of March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine.
(S.J. Res. 33.)
(Pub. Res., No.3.] Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of section Unexpended balten of the Act entitled “An Act making appropriations for sundry civil “ Amounts for river expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, in nineteen hundred and ten, and for other purposes," approved March Vol.3.5, p. 1027. fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, shall not be construed as applying Restriction. to the unexpended balance of any river and harbor appropriation, the use of which may be essential, in the judgment of the Secretary of War, for the further maintenance or prosecution of the work to which it pertains as heretofore authorized by Congress.
Approved, June 25, 1909.
July 1, 1909. [No. 4.] Joint Resolution Amending an Act concerning the recent fire in Chelsea, [H.J. Res. 59.] Massachusetts. (Pub. Res., No.4.] ,
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Chelsea, Massator States of America in Congress assembled, That the time within which treating sufferers from certain accident, emergency, and maternity cases may be received and Vol. 35, p. 251.
treated in the Marine Hospital at Chelsea, Massachusetts, fixed by the Act approved May twenty-third, nineteen hundred and eight, is hereby extended until October irst, nineteen hundred and nine.
Approved July 1, 1909.
[No. 5.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to loan cots, tents,
and appliances for the use of the forty-third national encampment of the Grand [Pub. Res., No.5.)
9.0c] Army of the Republic at Salt Lake City, Utah.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Grand Army of the States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War Republic,
Loan of tents, etc., is hereby authorized, at his discretion and under such restrictions as for, encampment at are usual in such cases, without expense to the Government of the Salt Lake City, Utah. a
United States, to loan to the citizens' committee having charge of the arrangements for the forty-third national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, to be held in August, nineteen hundred and nine, at Salt Lake City, Utah, and to deliver to F. M. Sterrett, the executive director of said committee, for the use of said committee, such cots, tents, and appliances as may be required at said encampment; the same to be delivered to F. M. Sterrett, executive director aforesaid, at such time prior to the date of said encampment as may be agreed upon between the Secretary of War and said executive
director: Provided, That the said F. M. Sterrett, or his successor in Indemnity for loss.
office, shall indemnify the War Department for any loss to such cots, tents, and appliances as not necessarily incident to such use.
Approved, July 12, 1909.
Rivers and harbors.
August 5, 1909. [No. 6.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the printing of reports upon preliminary (S. J. Res. 16.)
examinations and surveys, and so forth. (Pub. Res., No.6.]
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That at any time prior to inary examinations, the assembling of Congress in December, nineteen hundred and nine,
all reports of preliminary examinations and surveys heretofore authorized by Congress that may be prepared and ready for printing shall, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be printed by the Public Printer as Documents of the Sixty-first Congress.
Approved, August 5, 1909.
ment to the Constitu
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each Ilouse concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amend- Income tax. ment to the Constitution of the United States, which, when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States, shall be valid to all intents and purposes as a part of the Constitution:
“ARTICLE XVI. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect Proposed amend. taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportion- tion. ment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration.”
J G CANNON
President of the Senate.
Clerk of the Ilouse of Representati ves.
Secretary by Henry H. GILFRY
INDEX TO THE FOREGOING PUBLIC LAWS AND RESOLUTIONS.
Page. Acids—Continued. Abandoned Merchandise,
on free list, nitropicric... from sunken vessels, in American waters,
phosphoric..... may be brought in free of duty.....
phthalie.... rights of underwriters to, etc., not affected
picric............... by repeal provisions of tariff act....
prussic...... underwriter recognized as consignee of,
sulphuric, for agricultural purposes; reAbandonment of Imported Perishable Articles,
taliatory duty...... permitted if over 10 per cent of invoice
Aconite, not liable to duty.......
on free list...............
Acorns, importation of drugs, etc., for causing
duty on, prepared as coffee substitute .... unlawful, prohibited................
86 on free list, raw, unground............... entry forbidden; seizure, etc............
86 Actual Market Price, punishment for aiding, by officials.....
ad valorem duties to be assessed on, in procedure for seizure, etc.....
principal markets of country from Abrasives,
whence exported.... duty on iron or steel grit, shot, and sand for.
Actual Market Value of Imported Merchandise, Abrasives, Artificial,
appraisers, etc., to ascertain, etc., in duty on crude....
country whence imported.......... Absinthe,
ascertainment of, when goods not sold in duty on.
open market, etc........ .......... Abstracts of Decisions of General Appraisers,
determination of..... weekly publication of, directed....
cost at place of production to be ascerAcademies, etc.,
tained by appraising officer if unon free list, books, etc., for; limit........
able to obtain market value........ philosophical apparatus, etc., for.......
Ad Valorem Duties, Academies, Scientific and Literary,
to be assessed on actual market value or on free list, publications issued by........
wholesale price in principal markets Acetic Acid,
of country from whence exported... duty on...........
Additions to Entries, anhydrid...
permitted by consignee, etc... Acids,
Administration of Customs Laws, duty on, acetic...
deficiency appropriation for securing inanhydrid..
formation, etc., relating to maximum boracic..
and minimum rates in......... chromic....
employees authorized to secure informa
tion for........ Afidavits,
acceptance of, in lieu of invoices; condinot specially provided for.
tions................. oil of vitriol
12 Agar-Agar, oxalic...........
12 duty on....... pyroligneous .....
12 Agate, ricinoleic........
14 duty on articles of, not specially provided salicylic ..
14 I on free list, unmanufactured. .......... sulphuric .......
12 Agent, tannic...
12 declaration to be made by, with invoice of tartaric ...
goods actually purchased.......... on free list, amidosalicylic.
not actually purchased................... arsenic or arsenious..
punishment for false.. benzoic....
Agreements under Tariff of 1897, Reciprocal carbolic....
notice of termination of, to be given foreign hydrochloric.......
countries....... iron or steel drums for shipping, returned
Agricultural Associations, from abroad.....
exempt from corporation tax.............. metanilic.......
Agricultural Drills, muriatic ........
duty on; admitted free from country not nitric.........
citric ........ gallic .......