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Aug. 24, 1912. CHAP. 355.--An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil (H. R. 25069.)

expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June [Public, No. thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes.

302.) 37 Stat. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representapt. 1, p. 417.

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, namely:

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San Juan, P. R.

San Juan, Porto Rico, post office and courthouse: For completion of building under present limit, $50,000.

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PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE-HOSPITAL SERVICE,

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Quarantine service.

etc.

Quarantine Service: For the maintenance and ordiMaintenance, nary expenses, exclusive of pay of officers and employees, of quarantine stations at

and the quarantine system of Porto Rico.

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UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

AND LABOR.

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COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.

(Expenses for surveys and resurveys and making magnetic observations. See p. 225.)

Aug. 24, 1912. CHAP. 356.--An Act To amend sections five, eleven, and [H. R. 24224. j twenty-five of an Act entitled “In Act to amend and consolidate (Public, No.

the Acts respecting copyrights," approved March fourth, nineteen 303.) hundred and nine. 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 488. (See p. 227.)

CHAP. 386.-An Act To authorize the Government of Porto Aug. 24, 1912, Rico to construct a bridge across the Cano de Martin Peña, an (H. R. 26114.)

estuary of the harbor of San Juan, Porto Rico. (Public, No.

333.] Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representa37. Stat:. L.tives of the United States of America in Congress as

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Martin Pena.

sembled, That the government of Porto Rico be, and is Cano de hereby, authorized to construct, maintain, and operate Porto Rico, a bridge and approaches thereto across the Cano de may bridge. Martin Pena, an estuary of San Juan Bay, Porto Rico, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six.

Sec. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved.

Amendment.

CHAP. 389.-An Act Making appropriations for the service of Aug. 24, 1912.

[H. R. 21279.] the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes. (Public, No.

336.] (Mail equipment for Porto Rico; Parcel post. See

37 Stat. L.,

pt. 1, p. 539. p. 230.)

CHAP. 391.-An Act Making appropriation for the support of Aug. 24, 1912. the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun- (H. R. 25531.] dred and thirteen, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

338.] (I'wenty per centum increase in pay of enlisted men on 37 Stat. L.,

. foreign service not to apply to service in Porto Rico; pt. 1, p. 569. Porto Rican regiment of infantry; Care of insane soldiers, Porto Rican Regiment of Infantry. See pp. 60, 62.)

CHAP. 408.—An Act Making appropriations to supply defi- Aug. 26, 1912. ciencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and [H. R. 25970.] twelve and for prior years, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

340.] (Traveling expenses of judges in Porto Rico; Compen-37 stat. L.. sation of Commissioner. See p. 234.)

pt. 1, p. 595.

SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.

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Jan. 7, 1913. CHAP. 6.—An Act To provide for holding the district court of [H. R. 10169.) the United States for Porto Rico during the absence from the [Public, No. island of the United States district judge and for the trial of

346.) cases in the event of the disqualification of or inability to act 37 Stat. L., by the said judge. pt. 1, p. 648.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

tives of the United States of America in Congress assemGovernor

bled, That whenever the United States district judge may designate justice of su: of the district of Porto Rico shall be absent from the said preme court to act in

district, and that fact shall be made to appear by the cerUnited States tificate in writing of the United States attorney or mardistrict court.

shal of that district, filed in the office of the clerk of the United States district court for said district, or when for any reason the said judge shall or may be disqualified or unable to act as such in any cause pending in the district court of the United States for Porto Rico, and that fact shall be made to appear either by proper order entered in the record of said cause by the regular district judge, or by the certificate in writing of the United States attorney or marshal of that district filed in the office of the clerk of the United States district court for said district, the governor of Porto Rico may, by writing filed in the said clerk's office, designate a justice of the supreme court of

Porto Rico either as temporary judge of said district As tempor., court or as special judge thereof; and the temporary

in absence, etc.," judge so designated as aforesaid shall have and may exof district judge.

ercise within said district, during the absence of the regular district judge, all the power of every kind by law vested in said district judge, and after the return of said district judge to said district, shall continue to have and exercise said powers with respect to any cause, the trial of which shall have been commenced before him or which

shall have been submitted to him for decision prior to the As special return of said district judge; and the special judge so judge in place of district designated as aforesaid shall have and may exercise judge. within said district all the power of every kind by law

vested in said district judge with respect to any cause named in the writing by the governor, filed as aforesaid,

designating the said special judge as aforesaid: ProNo additional pay.

vided, That no additional compensation shall be paid to either such temporary district judge or special district

judge for services rendered pursuant to such designation.

Proviso.

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CHAP. 86.-An Act Making appropriations for the Diplomatic Feb. 28, 1913. and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, (H. R. 28607.] nineteen hundred and fourteen.

[Public, No.

394.) (Relief and protection of American seamen and ship-p-37 Stats L., wrecked American seamen in Porto Rico. See p. 239.)

pt. 1, p. 688.

CHAP. 90.-An Act Divesting intoxicating liquors of their in- Mar. 1, 1913. terstate character in certain cases,

[S. 4043.)

[Public, No. (Applicable to Porto Rico. See p. 239.)

398.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 699.

CHAP. 93.-An Act Making appropriations for the support of Mar. 2, 1913. the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun- [H. R. 27941.) dred and fourteen.

(Public, No.

401.) (Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry; Laundries at mili- 37 Stat. L.,

. tary posts, insular possessions; Care of insane soldiers Pt. 1, p. 704. Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry. See pp. 74, 75.)

CHAP. 142.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, Mar. 4, 1913. executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal (H. R. 26680.] year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and [Public, No.

427.) for other purposes.

37 Stat. L., (For compensution, clerk hire, mileage, and stationery pt. 1, p. 739. for Resident Commissioner. See p. 250.)

CHAP. 143.–An Act Making appropriations for the service of Mar.. 4, 1913. the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thir- (H. R. 27148.) tietli, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and for other purposes. (Public, No.

428.] (For mail bags, equipment, etc., for service in Porto :37 Stat. L.,

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pt. 1, p. 791. Rico. See p. 252.)

CHAP. 145.-An Act Making appropriations for the Department Mar., 4, 1913, of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen (H. R. 28283.] hundred and fourteen.

[Public, No.

430.] (Expenses weather service in West Indies; Quarantine 37 Stat. L., service for animals, Purchase and distribution of valuable pt. 1, p. 828. seeds, plants, etc.; Sale of timber from national forests; Maintenance, improvement, and protection of Luquillo National Forest, Porto Rico; Experiment stations in Porto Rico. See pp. 255, 256, 258–261.)

CHAP. 147.--An Act To increase the limit of cost of certain Mar. 4, 1913. public buildings, to authorize the enlargement, extension, remodel- [H. R. 28766.) ing, or improvement of certain public buildings, to authorize the [Public, No.

432.) erection and completion of public buildings, to authorize the pur

37 Stat. L., chase of sites for public buildings, and for other purposes.

pt. 1, p. 866. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assem

Public buildings, omnibus act.

bled, That to enable the Secretary of the Treasury of

the United States to give effect to and execute the provicost Mincreased sions of existing legislation authorizing the acquisition and contracts of land for sites or the enlargement thereof, and the erec

tion, enlargement, extension, remodeling, or repair of public buildings in the several cities hereinafter enumerated, the limit of cost heretofore fixed by Congress therefor be, and the same is hereby, increased respectively, as follows; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to enter into contracts for the completion of each of said buildings within its respective limit of cost, including site:

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San Juan, P.R.

United States post office, courthouse, and customhouse at San Juan, Porto Rico, $32,000.

Mar. 4, 1913. CHAP. 148.-An Act Making appropriatiuns for the naval serv(H. R. 28812.) ice for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and (Public, No. fourteen, and for other purposes.

433.) 37 Stat. L.,

(Marine barracks, Isthmus of Panama; Transportation pt. 1, p. 891.

of remains of officers and men who die abroad. See

p. 80.)

Mar. 4, 1913. CHAP. 168.-An Act To authorize aids to navigation and other (H. R. 27789.) works in the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes. (Public, No.

453.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 1017. tives of the United States of America in Congress assem

Lighthouse bled, That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor is Service.

Aids to navi- hereby authorized to establish, provide, or improve the gation authorized.

following aids to navigation and other works in the Lighthouse Service, under the Department of Commerce and Labor, in accordance with the respective limits of cost hereinafter respectively set forth, which shall in no case be exceeded.

NINTH LIGHTHOUSE DISTRICT.

Navassa Island, W. I.

Port Ferro Light Station, P. R.

Additional land.

Light station on Navassa Island, in the West Indies, at a cost not to exceed $125,000.

Purchase for lighthouse purposes of approximately one-half acre of land in the vicinity of the lighthouse reservation at Port Ferro Light Station, Porto Rico, for the purpose of constructing a watershed and cistern, and the appropriation “ General expenses, Lighthouse Service," for the fiscal year in which the purchase is effected, is hereby made available for the purchase of said site.

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