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-Secretary of And hereafter the Secretary of the Treasury shall annually submit to Treasury to submit Congress detailed estimates of appropriations required for said expenses;
for such expenses.
R. S., § 3669. SEC. 5. That from and after the first day of July, eighteen hundred Unexpended ap- and seventy-four, and of each year thereafter, the Secretary of the Treaspropriations after two years to be covry shall cause all unexpended balances of appropriations which shall ered into Treasury, have remained upon the books of the Treasury for two fiscal years to be R. S., § 3691. carried to the surplus fund and covered into the Treasury:
15 Opin. Att'y Gen., 357.
1871, ch. 4. 1873, ch. 227.
Provided, That this provision shall not apply to permanent specific See Hukill's case, appropriations, appropriations for rivers and harbors, light-houses, for16 Ct. Cls., tifications, public buildings, or the pay of the navy and marine corps; -except certain permanent specific but the appropriations named in this proviso shall continue available until otherwise ordered by Congress, and this provision shall not apply to any unexpended balance of the appropriation made by the act approved December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, for expenses that may be incurred under articles one to nine of the treaty 1874, June 23, with Great Britain concluded May eighth, eighteen hundred and seventych. 455, par. 8. one, which balance the act approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, authorized to be expended to enable the President to fulfill the stipulations contained in the twentieth, twenty-second, twentythird, twenty-fourth, and twenty fifth articles of said treaty:
1874, June 16,
ch. 285, § 2.
15 Opin. Att'y
Contracts not affected.
And provided further, That this section shall not operate to prevent the fulfillment of contracts existing at the date of the passage of this act; Secretary of (Rep.) [And the Secretary of the Treasury shall, at the beginning of Treasury to report each session, report to Congress, with his annual estimates, any balbalances to Con- ances of appropriations for specific objects affected by this section that R. S., § 3669. may need to be re-appropriated.] [June 20, 1874.] Last clause repealed by 1878, June 14, ch. 191, § 4.
June 20, 1874.
18 Stat. L., 111.
In case of loss or
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUE OF DUPLICATE AGRICULTURAL LAND SCRIP WHERE
In case of loss or destruction of agricultural-college land scrip new certificates may be obtained. Be it enacted, &c., That the provisions of the act of Congress of the destruction of ag- twenty-third day of June, eighteen hundred and sixty, (1) relating to ricultural-college the reissue of land warrants in certain cases, be, and the same are hereby, land scrip new certificates may be extended so as to include the reissue of agricultural-college land scrip lost, cancelled or destroyed without the fault of the owner thereof, R. S., §§ 2441, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. [June 20, 1874.]
NOTE.-(1) The provisions of the act of 1860, ch. 203 (12 Stat. L., 90), here referred to, are incorporated in the sections of the Revised Statutes noted in the margin.
June 20, 1874.
18 Stat. L., 111.
1862, ch. 120 (12 Stat. L., 489). 1864, ch. 216 (13 Stat. L., 356).
AN ACT MAKING ADDITIONS TO THE FIFTEENTH SECTION OF THE ACT APPROVED JULY
-officers and agents of, required to use roads and
If Union Pacific Railroad Company and branches
Be it enacted, &c., That there shall be, and is hereby, added to the fifteenth section of the act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River
to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the R. S., §§ 5256, same for postal, military and other purposes,' approved July first, 5257, 5262. eighteen hundred and sixty-two," the following words, namely:
use roads and tele
"And any officer or agent of the companies authorized to construct Officers and the aforesaid roads, or of any company engaged in operating either of agents required to said roads, who shall refuse to operate and use the road or telegraph graph as continunder his control, or which he is engaged in operating for all purposes nous line, and to of communication, travel, and transportation, so far as the public and allow equal adthe Government are concerned, as one continuous line, or shall refuse, vantages, &c., to each road, under in such operation and use, to affo:d and secure to each of said roads penalty. equal advantages and facilities as to rates, time, or transportation, without any discrimination of any kind in favor of, or adverse to, the road or business of any or either of said companies, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined in any sum not exceeding one thousand dollars, and may be imprisoned not less than six mouths.
If Union Pacific
3 Dillon, 524.
In case of failure or refusal of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, or either of said branches, to comply with the requirements of this act Railroad Company and the acts to which this act is amendatory, the party injured or the and branches fail to comply with this company aggrieved may bring an action in the district or circuit court act, parties agof the United States in the Territory, district, or circuit in which any grieved may have portion of the road of the defendant may be situated, for damages on action for damaccount of such failure or refusal; and, upon recovery, the plaintiff ages, shall be entitled to judgment for treble the amount of all excess of freight and fares collected by the defendant, and for treble the amount of damages sustained by the plaintiff by such failure or refusal; and for each and every violation of or failure to comply with the requirements of this act, a new cause of action shall arise; and in case of suit in any such Territory, district, or circuit, process may be served upon any agent of the defendant found in the Territory, district, or circuit in which such suit may be brought, and such service shall be by the court held to be good and sufficient;
And it is hereby provided that for all the purposes of said act, and Denver Pacific of the acts amendatory thereof, the railway of the Denver Pacific Rail Road part of Kanway and Telegraph Company shall be deemed and taken to be a part1869, ch. 127 (15) and extension of the road of the Kansas Pacific Railroad, to the point Stat. L., 324). of junction thereof with the road of the Union Pacific Railroad Company at Cheyenne, as provided in the act of March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine. [June 20, 1874.]
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ACT ENTITLED AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE CONTROL OF
THE SAME ARE LOCATED," APPROVED JANUARY TWENTY-FOURTHI, EIGHTEEN HUN
DRED AND SEVENTY-THREE.
-and given to marshals of United States.
June 20, 1874.
18 Stat. L., 112.
1. Control of penitentiarics in Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming transferred from Territories. Be it enacted, &c. Control of peni[SECTION 1], That the act entitled (1) "An act transferring the con- tentiaries in Montrol of certain Territorial penitentiaries to the several Territories in tana, Idaho, and which the same are located," approved January twenty-fourth, eighteen Wyoming transhundred and seventy-three, be, and the same is hereby, amended by ferred from Terristriking out the words Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming wherever the R. S., § 1936, same occur in said act, and the said act shall hereafter have no applica- 1937. bility to the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.
NOTE. (1) The act of 1873, ch. 63 (17 Stat. L., 418), here referred to, is incorporated into the Revised Statutes, sections 1936, 1937, noted in the margin.
of United States.
Control of cer- SEC. 2. That the penitentiaries in the Territories of Montana, Idaho, tain penitentiaries and Wyoming, shall continue under the care and control of the marshal given to marshals of the United States for said Territories, under and pursuant to the proR. S., § 1892- Visions of the act entitled "An act in relation to certain territorial penitentiaries," approved January tenth, eighteen hundred and seventyone; (2) which said last mentioned act is hereby revived and reënacted so far as the same applies to the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming. [June 20, 1874.]
1880, June 16, ch. 235, par. 4.
NOTE.-(2) The act of 1871, ch. 15 (17 Stat. L., 398), is incorporated into the Revised Statutes in sections 1892-1895, noted in the margin, and this act repeals the exception which forms the last clause of § 1892.
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION OF THE REVISED STATUTES AND THE LAWS OF
publishing laws of
United States ter
5. Laws of each session of Congress to be edited,
6. Pamphlet copies of acts and resolves of each
Be it enacted, &c.
10. Revision of Indian treaties to be bound and deposited with Secretary of Interior.
[SECTION 1], That the existing contract or contracts between the Secretary of State on the part of the United States, and Charles C. Little, Augustus Flagg, Henry T. Miles, and John Bartlett, of Boston, known Resolutions 1845, as the firm of Little, Brown and Company, dated the twenty-eighth day No. 10 (5 Stat. L., of May, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and all other contracts between 798); 1850, No. 17 the United States or any officer thereof with said firm of Little, Brown (9 Stat. L., 564); 1866, No. 17 (14 and Company, respecting the printing or publication of the laws of the Stat. L., 352). United States, are hereby declared to be determined, pursuant to the powers therein reserved.
Revised Statutes SEC. 2. That the Secretary of State is hereby charged with the duty (first edition), how of causing to be prepared for printing, publication and distribution the prepared for print- Revised Statutes of the United States enacted at this present session of ing, publication, Congress; that he shall cause to be completed the head notes of the sev eral titles and chapters and the marginal notes referring to the statutes from which each section was compiled and repealed by said revision; and references to the decisions of the courts of the United States explaining or expounding the same, and such decisions of State courts as he may deem expedient, with a full and complete index to the same.
1874, Dec. 28, ch.
1877, March 2, ch. 1878, March 9, ch.
15 C. Cl., 86.
- title of.
And when the same shall be completed, the said Secretary shall duly certify the same (Rep.) (1) [under the seal of the United States], and when printed and promulgated as hereinafter provided, the printed volumes shall be legal evidence of the laws and treaties therein contained, in all the courts of the United States, and of the several States and Territories.
SEC. 3. That the revision of the statutes of a general and permanent nature, with the index thereto, shall be printed in one volume, and shall be entitled and labeled "Revised Statutes of the United States;" and the revision of the statutes relating to the District of Columbia; to postroads, and the public treaties in force on the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, with a suitable index to each, shall be published in a separate volume, and entitled and labeled "ReNOTE. (1) These words are stricken out by act of 1874, December 28, ch. 9, § 1.
vised Statutes relating to District of Columbia and Post-Roads. Public Treaties."
SEC. 4. That the Secretary of State shall cause the two volumes to be Revised Statutes stereotyped and such number of each volume to be printed and substan- to be stereotyped tially bound at the Government Printing Office as he may deem needful, Printing Office for for public distribution as hereinafter provided, and for sale by his office. distribution and SEC. 5. That he shall, in like manner, cause to be edited, printed, pub- sale. lished and distributed pamphlet copies of the statutes of the present and Laws of each seseach future session of Congress, to the officers and persons hereinafter sion of Congress to provided, and bound copies of the laws of each Congress to the number be edited, printed, of two thousand copies to be distributed in the manner now provided by law, and uniform with the said edition of the Revised Statutes. SEC. 6. That at the close of every session of Congress the Secretary of State shall cause to be distributed pamphlet copies of the acts and resolves of Congress for that session, edited and printed in the manner aforesaid, as follows:
Pamphlet copies acts and resolves Congress to be dis
of each session of
To the President and Vice President of the United States, two copies R. S., §§ 386, 387, each;
To each Senator, Representative, and Delegate in Congress, one copy; To the Librarian of the Senate, for the use of Senators, one hundred and twenty-six copies;
To the Librarian of the House, two hundred and fifty copies, for the use of the Representatives and Delegates;
To the Library of Congress, fourteen copies;
To the Department of State, including those for the use of legations and consulates, six hundred copies;
To the Treasury Department, two hundred copies;
To the War Department, including those for the use of officers of the Army, two hundred copies;
To the Navy Department, including those for the use of officers of the Navy, one hundred copies;"
To the Department of the Interior, including those for the use of the surveyors-general and registers and receivers of public land offices, two hundred and fifty copies;
To the Post-Office Department, fifty copies;
To the Department of Justice, including those for the use of the chief and associate justices, the judges and the officers of the United States
and territorial courts, four hundred and twenty-five copies;
To the Department of Agriculture, ten copies;
To the Smithsonian Institution, five copies;
To the Government Printing Office, two copies;
To the governors and secretaries of Territories, one copy each;
To be retained in the custody of the Secretary of State, one thousand copies;
And ten thousand copies shall be distributed to the States and Territories in proportion to the number of Senators, Representatives, and Delegates in Congress to which they are at the time entitled.
Bound copies of Statutes at Large to be distributed at
close of each Con
SEC. 7. That after the close of each Congress the Secretary of State shall have edited, printed and bound a sufficient number of the volumes containing the Statutes at Large enacted by that Congress to enable him to distribute copies, or as many thereof as may be needed, as follows: gress. To the President of the United States, four copies, one of which shall be for the library of the Executive Mansion, and one copy shall be for 130, § 9. the use of the Commissioner of Public Buildings;
To the Vice President of the United States, one copy;
To each Senator, Representative, and Delegate in Congress, one copy; To the librarian of the Senate, for the use of Senators, one hundred and fourteen copies;
To the librarian of the House, for the use of Representatives and Delegates, four hundred and ten copies;
To the Library of Congress, fourteen copies, including four copies for the law library;
1875, March 3,
Printed copies of statutes to be evi
To the Department of State, including those for the use of legations and consulates, three hundred and eighty copies;
To the Treasury Department, including those for the use of officers of customs, two hundred and sixty copies;
To the War Department, including a copy for the Military Academy at West Point, fifty copies;
To the Navy Department, including a copy for the library at the Naval Academy at Annapolis, a copy for the library of each navy-yard in the United States, a copy for the library of the Brooklyn Naval Lyceum, and a copy for the library of the Naval Institute at Charlestown, Massachusetts, sixty-five copies;
To the Department of the Interior, including those for the use of the surveyors-general and registers and receivers of public land-offices, two hundred and fifty copies;
To the Post-Office Department, fifty copies;
To the Department of Justice, including those for the use of the chief and associate justices, the judges and the officers of the United States and territorial courts, four hundred and twenty-five copies;
To the Department of Agriculture, five copies;
To the Smithsonian Institution, two copies;
To the Government Printing Office, one copy;
And the Secretary of State, shall supply deficiencies and, offices newly created.
SEC 8. That the said printed copies of the said acts of each session and of the said bound copies of the acts of each Congress shall be legal evidence of the laws and treaties therein contained, in all the courts of the United States and of the several States therein.
SEC. 9. That the said laws of each session of Congress shall also be and laws of each stereotyped and printed for sale, as provided in respect to the said resession to be sold vised statutes. And the copies of the said revised statutes and of the at cost of paper, press-work, and said laws of each session of Congress, as issued from time to time, shall binding, with 10 be respectively sold at the cost of the paper, press work and binding, with ten per cent. thereof added thereto, to any person applying for the 1875, Feb. 18, ch. 84. same. And the proceeds of all sales shall be paid into the Treasury. 1875, March 3, ch. 130, § 9. Revision of In
per cent. added.
SEC. 10. That the Secretary of State shall cause all the copies of the dian treaties to be Revision of Indian treaties made by Thomas J. Durant, now printed to bound and deposited with Secretary be bound, and the same shall be deposited with the Secretary of the of Interior. Interior, for the use of the Departments and officers of the Government. [June 20, 1874.]
June 20, 1874.
18 Stat. L., 115.
Fee of pension
AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE PAYMENT OF INVALID AND OTHER PEN-
Fee of pension agents to be 25 cents for preparing vouchers and administering oaths.
Provided further, That the fees for preparing vouchers and adminisagents to be 25 tering oaths, which are now by law thirty cents in each case, shall herecents for preparing vouchers and ad after be twenty-five cents for the same and no more. [June 20, 1874.] ministering oaths. R. S., § 4782. 1878, June 14, ch. 188, par. 2. 1879, March 3, ch. 187.