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CHAP. 2.-An Act To supply a deficiency in the appropriations July 21, 1911,

(H. R. 12109.] for contingent expenses of the House of Representatives for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, and for other purposes. [Public, No.

2.]

37 Stat. L., (Stationery for Resident Commissioner. See p. 171.) pt. 1, p. 1.

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CHAP. 3.–An Act To promote reciprocal trade relations with July 26, 1911, the Dominion of Canada, and for other purposes.

(H. R. 4412.)

[Public, No. (Applicable to Porto Rico. See p. 171.)

3.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 4.

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CHAP. 43.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act to pro- Aug. 22, 1911. bibit the passage of local or special laws in the Territories of the [$. 2541.) United States, to limit Territorial indebtedness, and for other [Public, No. purposes.”

42.) 37 Stat. L.,

pt. 1, p. 33. (Not applicable to irrigation districts. See p. 182.)

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SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.

Dec. 21, 1911. CHAP. 4.–An Act Amending section sixty-seven of the Act [S. 2877.)

approved March third, nineteen hundred and eleren, to codify, [Public, No. revise, and amend the laws relating to the judiciary.

49.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 46. (Applicable to Porto Rico. See p. 184.)

Dec. 22, 1911. CHAP. 6.–An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent de. [H. R. 15930.) ficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred [Public, No. and twelve, and for other purposes.

51.] 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 47.

(Mileage for Commissioner. See p. 184.)

Mar. 11, 1912. CHAP. 57.–An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act granting [H. R. 13570. ] to certain employees of the United States the right to receive from (Public, No. it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their em

101.] 37 Stat. L.,

ploy ent,” app ed May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight. pt. 1, p. 74.

(See p. 184.)

Apr. 9, 1912. CHAP. 75.-An Act To provide for a tax upon white phosphorus [H. R. 20842.) matches, and for other purposes. [Public, No. 118. ]

(See p. 186.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 81.

Apr. 30, 1912. CHAP. 97.-An Act Making appropriations for the Diplomatic [H. R. 19212.) and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, [Public, No. nineteen hundred and thirteen.

139.] 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 94.

(Relief and protection of American seamen in Porto Rico. See p. 190.)

July 25, 1912.

CHAP. 253.--An Act Making appropriations for the construc[11. R. 21477.] tion, repair, and preservation of certain works on rivers and har(Public, No. bors, and for other purposes.

241.] 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 201.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the

Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of

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Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named:

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The Secretary of War is hereby authorized and di- Allotment of

preliminary exrected to cause preliminary examinations and surveys to aminations. be made at the following-named localities, and a sufficient sum to pay the cost thereof may be allotted from the amount provided in this section:

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Porto Rico.

Channels from Cataño Bay to San Juan Harbor, Porto Rico.

San Juan Harbor, Porto Rico, with a view to improvement in cooperation with the local government.

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Aids

CHAP. 255.-An Act To authorize additional aids to navigation July 27, 1912. in the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes.

[H. R. 22043.j

(Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 243.] tives of the United States of America in Congress as- pt. 1, p. 238.

. , sembled, That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor be,

Lighthouse and is hereby, authorized to establish and provide the service. following additional aids to navigation in the Light-na figation auhouse Service, under the Department of Commerce and thorized. Labor, in accordance with the respective limits of cost hereinafter respectively set forth, which shall in no case be exceeded. That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor be, and he

light vessels. is hereby, authorized to construct and equip additional Cost. light vessels for general service, at a cost not to exceed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Additional

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NINTH LIGHTHOUSE DISTRICT.

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P. R.

reservation.

Use of

buildings, etc.

That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor is author- San Juan, ized to use the unexpended balance of the appropriation Lighthouse of fifteen thousand dollars for a storehouse and dock at San Juan, Porto Rico, made by the Act of May twenty- balance for seventh, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page three hundred and thirty-two), for the alteration, repair, and construction of necessary buildings and docks and improvements of the grounds of the reservation at San Juan, Porto Rico, set aside to the Department of Commerce and Labor as a lighthouse depot and headquarters of the lighthouse district by the proclamation of the President of the United States dated January twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and twelve.

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Sec. 2. That hereafter, in case of the absence of the Acting Com. Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau missioner auof Lighthouses, the Secretary of Commerce and Labor

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Sale of clothing to

may designate some officer of said bureau to perform the

duties of the commissioner during his absence. Injuries to And hereafter the benefits of the Act of May thirtieth, employees.

"Eompensa- nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page tion allowed. five hundred and fifty-six), entitled “An Act granting to

certain employees of the United States the right to receive from it compensation for injuries sustained in the course of their employment,” shall be extended to persons employed by the United States in any hazardous employ

ment in the Lighthouse Service; and hereafter the Secemployees. retary of Commerce and Labor is authorized to purchase,

from the appropriations for the Lighthouse Service, clothing for the crews of vessels, to be sold to the em

ployees of said service and the appropriations reimSupplies to bursed; and hereafter reimbursement, under rules preshipwrecked

scribed by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, is auRepayment thorized to keepers of light stations and masters of light

vessels and of lighthouse tenders for rations and provisions and clothing furnished shipwrecked persons who may be temporarily provided for by them, not exceeding in all five thousand dollars in any fiscal year.

persons.

to keepers, etc., for.

July 31, 1912. [S. 7027.)

CHAP. 263.-An Act To prohibit the importation and the inter

state transportation of films or other representations of prize [Public, No. fights, and for other purposes.

246.) 37 Stat. L.,

(See p. 199.) pt. 1, p. 240.

Aug. 10, 1912.

CHAP. 284.-An Act Making appropriations for the Depart. [H. R. 18960.) ment of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nine[Public, No. teen hundred and thirteen. 261.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 269. tives of the United States of America in Congress assem

Agricultural bled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, Department appropriations appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the

United States not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, for the purposes and objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

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WEATHER BUREAU. (General expenses weather service in West Indies and adjacent coasts. See p. 202.)

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National For salaries and field and station expenses, including forests. Maintenance, the maintenance of nurseries, collecting seed, and plantetc.

ing, necessary for the use, maintenance, improvement, and protection of the national forests named below:

P. R.

Luquillo National Forest, Porto Rico, three thousand p Luquftlo, nine hundred and sixty-one dollars;

(Roads and trails in national forests. See p. 204.)

BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY.

(Distribution of seeds and plants; Purchase of rare seeds, plants, etc., from our possessions for experimental tests. See p. 203.)

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BUREAU OF ENTOMOLOGY.

(Investigation of Mediterranean fly in possessions. See p. 204.)

OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT STATIONS.

(Establishment and maintenance of experiment stations in Porto Rico. See p. 205.)

CHAP. 287.-An Act To regulate radio communication. (Applicable to Porto Rico. See p. 206.)

Aug. 13, 1912.

[S. 6412.] [Public, No.

264.) 37 Stat. L.. pt. 1, p. 302.

CHAP. 335.-An Act Making appropriations for the naval serv. Aug. 22, 1912. ice for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and (H. R. 24565.) thirteen, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

290.) (Transportation of remains of officers and enlisted

37 Stat. L., men. See p. 44.)

pt. 1, p. 328.

CHAP. 350.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, Aug. 23, 1912. executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal [H. R. 26371.] year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for

[Public, No. other purposes.

299.]

37 Stat. L., (Pay, clerk hire and stationery for Commissioner. See pt. 1, p. 360." p. 220.)

CHAP. 352.-An Act To amend section eight of the food and Aug. 23, 1912. drugs Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six. (H. R. 11877.]

(Public, No (See p. 223.)

301.] 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 416.

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