Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

States

ican vessels.

a CHAP. 1314.-An act to regulate shipping in trade between Apr. 15, 1904. ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine [S. 2259.) Archipelago, between ports or places in the Philippine Archipel- [Public, No. ago, and for other purposes.

114.)

33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives pt. 1, p. 181. of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Carmine on and after July first, nineteen hundred and six, no mer- United chandise except supplies for the Army or Navy shall be and restricted transported by sea, under penalty of forfeiture thereof, 1906, to amerbetween ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the voyage, in any other vessel than a vessel of the United States. But this section shall not be construed to prohibit the sailing of any foreign failings pervessel between any port of the United States and any port ships. or place in the Philippine Archipelago: Provided, That Proriso

. no merchandise other than that imported in such vessel Sibipments from some foreign port which has been specified on the landed. manifest as for another port, and which shall not have been unloaded, shall be carried between a port of the United States and a port or place in the Philippine Archipelago. Sec. 2. That on and after July first, nineteen hundred Passenger

transportation. and six, no foreign vessel shall transport passengers between ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, either directly or by way of a foreign port, under a penalty of two hundred dollars Penalty. for each passenger so transported and landed.

SEC. 3. That sections one and two of this Act shall not apply to the transportation of merchandise or passengers fected. between ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago. Until Congress shall have authorized the registry as vessels of the United States or vessels owned in the Philippine Archipelago the government of the Philippine Is- Authority of lands is hereby authorized to adopt, from time to time, Philippine govand enforce regulations governing the transportation of merchandise and passengers between ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago.

Sec. 4. That sections one and two of this Act shall not Voyages beapply to the voyage of a vessel between a port of the Sun Deloreal United States and a port or place in the Philippine Archi- fected. pelago begun before July first, nineteen hundred and six.

Sec. 5. That sections one and two of this Act shall not Ships owned apply to vessels owned by the United States.

SEC. 6. That on and after the passage of this Act the Tonnage tax same tonnage taxes shall be levied, collected, and paid l'hilippines: upon all foreign vessels coming into the United States from the Philippine Archipelago which are required by law to be levied, collected, and paid upon vessels coming into the United States from foreign countries: Provideil, Prorisos. houerer, That until July first, nineteen hundred and six, we until July the provisions of law restricting to vessels of the United 1, 1906.

Interisland traffic not af.

b y United States.

a Amended.

See note, page 120.

treaty rights

States the transportation of passengers and merchandise directly or indirectly from one port of the United States to another port of the United States shall not be applicable to foreign vessels engaging in trade between the Phil

ippine Archipelago and the United States: And provided eltarbeen geysi-further, That the Philippine Commission shall be author

ized and empowered to issue licenses to engage in lighterage or other exclusively harbor business to vessels or other craft actually engaged in such business at the date of the passage of this Act, and to vessels or other craft built in the Philippine Islands or in the United States and owned by citizens of the United States or by

inhabitants of the Philippine Islands. s p a nish Sec. 7. That this Act shall not be construed to impair unimpaired. or affect any privilege guaranteed to Spanish ships and

merchandise by the treaty of peace between the United States and Spain signed at the city of Paris on December tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and ratified

April eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine. Regulations.

SEC. 8. That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall, from time to time, issue regulations for the enforcement of this Act, except as otherwise provided in

section three: Provided, That such of the navigation o f °navigation laws of the United States as are in force in the Philippine

Archipelago in regard to vessels arriving in the Philippine Islands from the mainland territory and other insular possessions of the United States shall continue to be administered by the proper officials of the government of the Philippine Islands.

Proviso.

laws.

NOTE.—

[PUBLIC_No. 136. 1 An Act To regulate shipping in trade between ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, between ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That on and after April eleventh, nineteen hundred and nine, no merchandise except supplies for the Army or Navy shall be transported by sea, under penalty of forfeiture thereof, between ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the voyage, in any other vessel than a vessel of the United States. But this section shall not be construed to prohibit the sailing of any foreign vessel between any port of the United States and any port or place in the Philippine Archipelago: Provided, That no merchandise other than that imported in such vessel from some foreign port which has been specified on the manifest as for another port, and which shall have not been unloaded, shall be carried between a port of the United States and a port or place in the Philippine Archipelago.

SEC. 2. That on and after April eleventh, nineteen hundred and nine, no foreign vessel shall transport passengers between ports of the United States and ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago, either directly or by way of a foreign port, under a penalty of two hundred dollars for each passenger so transported and landed.

SEC. 3. That sections one and two of this Act shall not apply to the transportation of merchandise or passengers between ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago. Until Congress shall have authorized the registry as vessels of the United States of vessels owned in the Philippine Archipelago the government of the Philippine Islands is hereby authorized to adopt, from time to time, and enforce regulations governing the transportation of merchandise and passengers beween ports or places in the Philippine Archipelago.

SEC. 4. That sections one and two of this Act shall not apply to the voyage of a vessel between a port of the United States and a port or place in the Philippine Archipelago begun before April eleventh, nineteen hundred and nine.

SEC. 5. That sections one and two of this Act shall not apply to vessels owned by the United States.

SEC. 6. That on and after the passage of this Act the same tonnage taxes shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all foreign vessels coming into the United States from the Philippine Archipelago which are required by law to be levied, collected, and paid upon vessels coming into the United States from foreign countries: Provided, however, That until April eleventh, nineteen hundred and nine, the provisions of law restricting to vessels of the United States the transportation of passengers and merchandise directly or indirectly from one port of the United States to another port of the United States shall not be applicable to foreign vessels engaging in trade between the Philippine Archipelago and the United States: And provided further, That the Philippine Com mission shall be authorized and empowered to issue licenses to engage in lighterage or other exclusively harbor business to vessels or other craft actually engaged in such business at the date of the passage of this Act, and to vessels or other craft built in the Philippine Islands or in the United States and owned by citizens of the United States or by inhabitants of the Philippine Islands.

SEC. 7. That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall, from time to time, issue regulations for the enforcement of this Act, except as otherwise provided in section three: Provided, That such of the navigation laws of the United States as are in force in the Philippine Archipelago in regard to vessels arriving in the Philippine Islands from the mainland territory and other insular possessions of the United States shall continue to be administered by the proper officials of the government of the Philippine Islands.

SEC. 8. That all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the pro. visions of this Act are hereby repealed.

Approved. April 30, 1906.

CHAP. 1407.–An Act Making appropriations for fortifications Apr. 21, 1904. and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the [H. R. 12446.] procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other

[Public, No. purposes.

130.]

33 Stats. L., (Fortifications in Insular possessions. See p. 50.)

pt. 1, p. 234,

CHAP. 1485.–An Act Making appropriation for the support of Apr. 23, 1904. the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun- [H. R. 10670.] dred and five, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

149.] (For branch office, Military Information Division, Ma- pt. 1, State nila; Retired enlisted men, allowance for service in the Philippine Islands; Contract surgeons serving in P. I., transfer of pay; Increased pay for officers and enlisted men; Philippine Scouts; Barracks and quarters; Funds for stores transferred to Philippines by Army; Account

Apr. 27, 1904.
CHAP. 1622.-An Act Making appropriations for the naval
[H. R. 12220.] service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred
[Public, No. and five, and for other purposes.

181.]

33 Stats. L.,

(Naval station, Cavite, P. I.; Naval Station, Olongapo, pt. 1, p. 324. P. I.; Naval Magazines, P. I.; Naval Hospital, Canacao, P. I.; For repairs of Barracks, P. I.; Cold-storage and ice plant, Olongapo, P. I. See pp. 57-61.)

Apr. 27, 1904.

[H. R. 15054.1
[Public, No.
189.]
33 Stats. L.,

between civil government of the Philippine Islands and
the United States to be declared settled and launches
directed to be transferred to former. See pp. 51, 54-57.)

sus.

appropriations.

pt. 1, p. 394. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Deficiencies of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

*

cien

CHAP. 1630.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defiies in the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other purposes.

re

*

*

*

*

NAVAL ESTABLISHMENT.

*

**

*

*

*

MARINE CORPS.

(Military Stores in the P. I.; Forage in P. I. See p. 62.)

*

*

*

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR.

census, etc.

Balance

Twelfth Cen- TWELFTH CENSUS: For the purpose of enabling the Philippine Bureau of the Census to complete the compilation and promulgation of the census in the Philippine Islands and of such other statistical work as may be transferred to said Office by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor pursuant to the authority vested in him by section four of the Act creating said Department, and for the other purappropriated. poses named herein, the proviso in the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and three, entitled " An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for prior years, and for other purposes," reappropriating the unexpended balance of the Twelfth Census fund, is hereby reenacted, and the amount of said fund remaining unexpended on June

[ocr errors]

thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, is hereby reappropriated and made available for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, for the purposes indicated in said proviso, and also for the purposes named herein.

*

*

*

*

Sec. 5. (Chinese exclusion laws reenacted. See p. 219.)

CHAP. 1762.-An Act Making appropriations for Sundry Civil Apr. 28, 1904, expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 14416.] tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

194.] (Completion of office for ordnance depot; Bringing, pt. 1, s. 452.

. , home the remains of officers and soldiers who die abroad and civil employees of the army who die abroad and soldiers who die on transports.

Back pay and bounty on account of service of officers and men in the P.I. See pp. 63, 64.)

CHAP. 1826.-An Act To relieve obligors on bonds given to the Apr. 28, 1904. United States upon the exportation to the Philippine Islands prior [H. R. 13088.] to November twentieth, nineteen hundred and one, of articles [Public, No. subject to internal-revenue tax.

258.]

33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives pt. 1, p. 574. of the United States of Americain Congressassembled, That Philippine Isall bonds given to the United States prior to November Cancellation twentieth, nineteen hundred and one, upon the transpor- port bonds on tation and shipment to the Philippine Islands of articles articles shipsubject under existing statutes to the payment of internalrevenue tax, which are in form given for the proper exportation of the article therein described to a foreign country free of internal-revenue tax, or with benefit of drawback, as the case may be, shall be treated in all respects as if given for and upon a shipment to a foreign country, and shall be canceled upon presentation of evidence of the shipment to a port of the Philippine Islands, or of landing at such port, as the case may be, the same as if such port were a port of a foreign country. The obligors upon any of such bonds shall have such reason

Time for preable time from and after the passage of this Act as may be senting clasms. prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury within which to present the evidence required by existing statutes for the cancellation of such bonds.

« AnteriorContinuar »