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nated depositories for their permanent files. The library edition, as well as all other bound sets of Congressional numbered documents and reports, shall be arranged in volumes and bound in the manner directed by the Joint Committee on Printing. (35 Stat. 566.)

See notes to preceding section. § 7155. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 82.) Binding sets of bills and

resolutions for Congress. The Public Printer shall bind four sets of Senate and House of Representatives bills, joint and concurrent resolutions of each Congress, two for the Senate and two for the House, to be furnished him from the files of the Senate and House document room, the volumes when bound to be kept there for reference. (28 Stat. 622.) $ 7156. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, $ 83.) Committee reports; index

ing and binding. The Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House shall procure and file for the use of their respective Houses copies of all reports made by committees, and they are hereby directed at the close of each session of Congress to cause such reports to be indexed and bound, one copy to be deposited in the library of each House and one copy in the room of the committee from which the reports emanate. (28 Stat. 622.)

This section superseded Res. July 29, 1886, No. 27, 24 Stat. 346, which contained similar provisions.

The Public Printer was required to supply to the Library of Congress ten copies of all documents printed for the use of Congressional committees, not

of a confidential character, by Res. March 2, 1901, No. 16, § 2, ante, $ 7027. § 7157. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 84.) Binding registered bonds

and written records at Treasury Department. Registered bonds and written records may be bound at the Treasury Department. (28 Stat. 622.)

This section superseded R. S. § 3787, which contained similar provisions.
(Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 85. Transferred to Title XLVI,

c. 4.) This section provided for franking of public documents and official correspondence by members of Congress and others. It is set forth, with other provisions relating to the franking privilege, post under Title XLVI, “The Postal

Service,” c. 4, “Postage," $ 7378. § 7158. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 86.) No printing and binding

unless authorized; style of binding for Departments, etc. No printing or binding shall be done at the Government Printing Office unless authorized by law. Binding for the Departments of the Government shall be done in plain sheep or cloth, except that record and account books may be bound in Russia leather, sheep feshers, and skivers, when authorized by the head of a Department: Provided, The libraries of the several Departments, the Library of Congress, the libraries of the Surgeon-General's Office, the Patent Office, and the Naval Observatory may have books for the exclusive use of said libraries bound in half Turkey, or material no more expensive. (28 Stat. 622.)

This section superseded R. S. $ 3785, which contained a similar provision relating to the printing and binding to be done in the Government Printing Office; also a part of a paragraph of Act June 20, 1878, c. 359, § 1, 20 Stat. 206, as amended by Act Jan. 27, 1879, c. 27, 20 Stat. 267, and Act Feb. 26, 1879, c. 106, 20 Stat. 323, which provided that binding for any department should be done in plain sheep or cloth, except record and account books, which might be bound in Russia leather, sheep fleshers, and skivers, when authorized by the head of a departmeut; that no books should be printed and bound except when ordered by Congress or authorized by law; that the restriction on the style of binding should not apply to the Congressional Library, the library of the Surgeon-General's Office, the library of the Patent Office, or the

library of the Department of State. § 7159. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 87.) Printing, binding, and

blank books for Congress and Departments. All printing, binding, and blank books for the Senate or House of Representatives and for the Executive and Judicial Departments shall be done at the Government Printing Office, except in cases otherwise provided by law. (28 Stat. 622.)

This section superseded R. S. § 3786, which contained similar provisions. The Secretary of the Senate was authorized to make requisition upon the Public Printer for the binding for the Senate Library of such books as he might deem necessary, at a cost not to exceed $200 per year, by Act March 2, 1895, c. 189, § 1, post, $ 7160.

The provisions of R. S. § 3786, which were identical with those of this section, were not to apply to such work of the Indian Department as could be executed at the several Indian schools, by a provision of Act March 1, 1907,

c. 2285, post, $ 7161. § 7160. (Act March 2, 1895, c. 189, § 1.) Binding for Senate Li

brary. The Secretary of the Senate is authorized to make requisition upon the Public Printer for the binding for the Senate library of such books as he may deem necessary at a cost not to exceed two hundred dollars per year. (28 Stat. 958.)

This was a provision of the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year

1896, cited above. § 7161. (Act March 1, 1907, c. 2285.) Work of Indian Department

at Indian schools. That the provisions of section thirty-seven hundred and eighty-six of the Revised Statutes of the United States shall not hereafter apply to such work of the Indian Department as can be executed at the several Indian schools. (34 Stat. 1018.)

This was a provision of the Indian appropriation act for the fiscal year 1908, cited above.

The provisions of R. S. § 3786, mentioned in this paragraph, were re-enacted in language substantially identical in the Printing and Binding Act of 1895, § 87, ante, $ 7159. This paragraph may therefore be regarded as applicable to the provisions of that section.

A provision similar to this paragraph, without the word "hereafter," was contained in the Indian appropriation act for the preceding fiscal year, Act

June 21, 1906, c. 3504, 34 Stat. 330. § 7162. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, $ 88.) Printing and binding for

President. The Public Printer shall execute such printing and binding for the President as he shall order and make requisitions for, and deliver to the Executive Mansion two copies each of all documents, bills, and resolutions as soon as printed and ready for distribution. (28 Stat. 622.) § 7163. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 89.) Appropriations for print

ing not to be exceeded; limitation on number of reports, etc.;

Bureau reports. No printing shall be done for the Executive Departments in any fiscal year in excess of the amount of the appropriation, and none shall be done without a special requisition, signed by the chief of the Department and filed with the Public Printer.

No report, publication, or document shall be printed in excess of the number of one thousand of each in any one fiscal year without authorization therefor by Congress, except that of the annual report of the head of the Department without appendices there may be printed in any one fiscal year not to exceed five thousand copies, bound in pamphlet form; and of the reports of chiefs of bureaus without appendices there may be printed in any one fiscal year not to exceed two thousand five hundred copies, bound in pamphlet form: Provided, The Secretary of Agriculture may print such number of copies of the monthly crop report, and of other reports and bull ins containing not to exceed one hundred octavo pages, as he shall deem requisite; and this provision shall apply to the maps, charts, bulletins, and minor reports of the Weather Bureau, which shall be printed in such numbers as the Secretary of Agriculture may deem for the best interests of the Government: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Treasury may authorize the printing of the notices to mariners, tide tables' coast pilots, bulletins, and other special publications of the Coast and Geodetic Survey and of the Light-House Board, and the Secretary of the Navy may authorize the printing of the charts, maps, notices to mariners, tide tables, light lists, sailing directions, bulletins, and other special publications of the Hydrographic Office in such editions as the interests of the Government and of the public may require.

Heads of Executive Departments shall direct whether reports made to them by bureau chiefs and chiefs of divisions shall be printed or not. (28 Stat. 622.)

This section superseded that part of R. S. § 3802, which prohibited the esecution of any printing or binding for Departments in excess of the appropriation; also a provision of Act June 23, 1874, c. 455, § 1, 18 Stat. 204, that the Congressional Printer should print, upon the order of the heads of the Executive Departments, respectively, only such limited number of the annual reports of such Departments, and necessary accompanying reports of subordinates, as should be deemed necessary for the use of Congress; and also provisions of Act Aug. 5, 1892, c. 380, § 1, 27 Stat. 388, similar to the ones in this section, prohibiting printing and binding in excess of the allotments, and the printing of the Bureau reports.

The Secretary of the Navy was authorized to print, in excess of the 1,000 copies authorized by paragraph 2 of this section, such extra copies of the publications of the Office of Naval Intelligence as might be necessary for distribution to the naval service and to meet other official demands, the edition of any one publication not to exceed 2,000 copies, by Res. March 21, 1900, No. 14, post, $ 7165.

Appropriations for the Quarter-master's Department of the Army were not to be expended on printing, unless by contract after due notice and competition, by provisions of Act March 2, 1901, c. 803, ante, $ 6852.

Estimates by heads of Departments and other officers authorized to have printing and binding done were required to be included in the annual estimates

for appropriations, by R. S. $ 3661, ante, 8 6674. § 7164. (Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 2, as amended, Act March 1,

1907, c. 2284, § 1.) (Par. 7.) Cost of printing documents, etc., by order of Congress, not chargeable to other appropriation, to be charged to appropriation for printing and binding for

Congress. The cost of the printing of any document or report hereafter printed by order of Congress which can not under the provisions of Public Resolution Numbered Thirteen, Fifty-ninth Congress, first session, approved March thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, be properly charged to any other appropriation or allotment of appropriation already made, it shall, upon order of the Joint Committee on Printing, be charged to the allotment of appropriation for printing and binding for Congress. (28 Stat. 601. 34 Stat. 1012.)

This was one of several paragraphs added to section 2 of the Printing and Binding Act of 1895, first cited above, by amendment by Act March 1, 1907, c. 2284, § 1, last cited above.

See notes to said Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, § 2, par. 1, ante, $ 6955.

Res. March 30, 1906, No. 13, mentioned in this section, prescribing the appropriations to which the cost of printing and binding for the executive de

partment, etc., should be charged, is set forth post, $ 7166. § 7165. (Res. March 21, 1900, No. 14.) Additional copies of pub

lications of Office of Naval Intelligence. That the Secretary of the Navy be, and is hereby, authorized to print, in excess of the one thousand copies authorized by the Act of January twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, such extra copies of the publications of the Office of Naval Intelligence as may be necessary for distribution to the naval service and to meet other official demands: Provided, That in no case shall the edition of any one publication exceed two thousand copies. (31 Stat. 713.)

The number of copies of reports, publications, or documents which might be printed in any one fiscal year was limited to 1,000, unless the printing of a larger number was authorized by Congress, by Act Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, 8

89, ante, & 7163. § 7166. (Res. March 30, 1906, No. 13.) Appropriations to which

cost of printing and binding, etc., for Executive Departments, bureaus, etc., to be charged; estimates of cost of publications required by law, and application of appropriations thereto. Hereafter, in the printing and binding of documents or reports emanating from the Executive Departments, bureaus, and independent offices of the Government, the cost of which is now charged to the allotment for printing and binding for Congress, or to appropriations or allotments of appropriations other than those made to the Executive Departments, bureaus, or independent offices of the Government, the cost of illustrations, composition, stereotyping, and COMP.ST.'13–201

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other work involved in the actual preparation for printing, apart from the creation of manuscript, shall be charged to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation for the printing and binding of the Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government in which such documents or reports originate; the balance of cost shall be charged to the allotment for printing and binding for Congress, and to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation of the Executive Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government, in proportion to the number delivered to each; the cost of any copies of such documents or reports distributed otherwise than through Congress, or the Executive Departments, bureaus, and independent offices of the Government, if such there be, shall be charged as heretofore: Provided, That on or before the first day of December in each fiscal year each Executive Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government to which an appropriation or allotment of appropriation for printing and binding is made, shall obtain from the Public Printer an estimate of the probable cost of all publications of such Department, bureau, or independent office now required by law to be printed, and so much thereof as would, under the terms of this resolution, be charged to the appropriation or allotment of appropriation of the Department, bureau, or independent office of the Government in which such publications originate, shall thereupon be set aside to be applied only to the printing and binding of such documents and reports, and shall not be available for any other purpose until all of such allotment of cost on account of such documents and reports shall have been fully paid (34 Stat. 825.)

This was a joint resolution to correct abuses in the public printing and to provide for the allotment of costs of certain documents and reports.

The cost of the printing of any document or report printed by order of Congress, which cannot under this resolution be charged to any other appropriation or allotment of appropriation already made, was to be charged to the allotment of appropriation for printing and binding for Congress, by paragraph 7 of section 2 of the Printing and Binding Act of Jan. 12, 1895, c. 23, as said section was amended by Act March 1, 1907, c. 2284, § 1, ante, &

7164. § 7167. (Act March 4, 1909, c. 299, § 1.) Appropriations for Gov

ernment Printing Office; allotments; restriction on use of

funds; report with annual estimates. Except the appropriations for salaries in the office of the superintendent of documents, and for stores and general expense for the office of the superintendent of documents, all appropriations made herein under "Government Printing Office" shall be considered in apportioning the allotments for printing and binding to the Congress and the several executive departments, bureaus, and independent offices of the Government: Provided, That no other fund appropriated by this Act, or any other Act, shall be used for services or other purposes in the Government Printing Office, or in the office of the superintendent of documents, of the character specified in the foregoing paragraphs, except in cases of emergency arising after the passage of this Act, and then only on the written order of the Public Printer; and the aggregate of all salaries or other expenses thus paid, in addition to

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