United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Importation and movement of plants fruits and vegetables
Allotment of coal lands to Indians of Fort Berthold Reservation
Retention of old Federal building at Houston
American registers for certain seagoing vessels 2
Taxing white phosphorus matches
Appropriation for certain contingent expenses of Senate
Tc extend time for dam across Mississippi River
Amendment of Revised statutes relative to records of revenue officers
Emergencies in diplomatic and consular service
To amend law relative to homestead entries
Right of way through Fort Huachuca military reservation
Larceny from moving trains and vessels
Special excise tax on corporations extended to individuals 2
Exchange of certain coal lands of Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians
Time for payments for homesteads on Cour dAlène Reservation
To reserve certain lands in Timber Lake and Dupree S
To regulate Indian allotments disposed of by will
Bridge across Willamette River near Newberg Oreg
Operation of Panama Canal 2
To establish Childrens Bureau
To fix compensation for clerks of United States District Courts
To amend immigration law relative to alien seamen and stowaways
Disposal of old public building at Owensboro Ky 429 Transfer of certain land to Corsicana Tex 430 Additional aids to navigation in Lighthouse Serv...
Compilation of Revolutionary War records
To incorporate national institute of arts and letters 436 Suggestions of civilian employees of Navy Department 437 Participation by United States in c...
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Page 131 - That on and after the day following the passage of this Act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this Act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the islands of Guam and Tutuila...
Page 273 - Perfumery, including cologne and other toilet waters, articles of perfumery, whether in sachets or otherwise, and all preparations used as applications to the hair, mouth, teeth, or skin...
Page 2 - States, either the regular or the volunteer forces, and has been, or may be hereafter, honorably discharged, shall be admitted to become a citizen of the United States upon his petition, without any previous declaration of his intention to become such...
Page 2 - Columbia, shall be subject to pay annually a special excise tax with respect to the carrying on or doing business...
Page 145 - Sec. 33. That on and after the day when this act shall go into effect all goods, wares, and merchandise previously imported, for which no entry has been made, and all goods, wares, and merchandise previously entered without payment of duty and under bond for warehousing, transportation, or any other purpose, for which no permit of delivery to the importer or his agent has been issued...
Page 2 - March, 1865, are deemed to have voluntarily relinquished and forfeited their rights of citizenship, as well as their right to become citizens; and such deserters shall be forever incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under the United States, or of exercising any rights of citizens thereof.
Page 1 - An Act to regulate the importation of nursery stock and other plants and plant products ; to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to establish and maintain quarantine districts for plant diseases and insect pests ; to permit and regulate the movement of fruits, plants, and vegetables therefrom, and for other purposes.
Page 12 - That all administrative, special, and general provisions of law, including the laws in relation to the assessment, remission, collection, and refund of internal-revenue taxes not heretofore specifically repealed and not inconsistent with the provisions of this section, are hereby extended and made applicable to all the provisions of this section and to the tax herein Imposed.

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