United States Congressional Serial Set, Issue 6891

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Page 11 - District, which may require or involve the employment of laborers or mechanics shall contain a provision that no laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by the contract, in the employ of the contractor or any sub-contractor contractIng for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day upon such work...
Page 4 - ... that he knows the seal of said corporation; that the seal affixed to said instrument is such corporate seal; that it was so affixed by order of the board of directors of said corporation, and that he signed his name thereto by like order.
Page 5 - ... rendered, the nature of such service, and the time employed, and the particular occasion or cause, in brief, that rendered such service necessary ; and the amount of all former appropriations in each case on hand, either in the Treasury or in the hands of any disbursing officer or agent.
Page 3 - When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract at the places and in the manner in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services engaged, between individuals.
Page 3 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles or performance of the service.
Page 31 - An Act making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920, and for other purposes," approved February 28, 1919, and all other Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.
Page 12 - State and local boards, or otherwise, in his discretion, in preventing and suppressing the spread of the same, and in such emergency in the execution of any quarantine laws which may be then in force, $200,000: Provided, That a detailed report of the expenditures hereunder shall annually hereafter be submitted to Congress.
Page 10 - June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, shall not exceed ten thousand dollars; and that the Secretary of War shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each.
Page 5 - It shall be the duty of the Secretary of War, of the Secretary of the Navy, and of the Secretary of the Interior to cause and require every contract made by them severally on behalf of the Government, or by their officers under them appointed to make such contracts, to be reduced to writing, and signed by the contracting parties, with their names at the end thereof...
Page 3 - An act to incorporate the Maritime Canal Company of Nicaragua," approved February 20, 1889, which provides that the said company shall make a report on the first Monday of December in each year to the Secretary of the Interior, and in accordance with instructions prescribing the form of such report, and the particulars to be given therein, the said Maritime Canal Company of Nicaragua reports as follows: First.

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