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152 FORTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 287. 1876. three; forty clerks of class two; eighteen clerks of class one · fifty clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; four messengers; and ten laborers in all, two hundred and fifty-three thousand four hundred and ten dollars. · . Dies, paper, etc. For dies paper, and stamps, four hundred and sixty-six thousand dollars said engraving and printing to be done in the Bureau of En- Proviso. graving and Printing of the Treasury Department, provided the cost does not exceed the price paid under existing contracts; And hereafter Stamps to be the transmission of internal revenue stamps to the officers of the inter. gjm“m‘**°d by nal revenue service shall be made through the mails of the United ` States in registered packages. Collectors. For salaries and expenses of collectors, one million eight hundred thousand dollars. ` As<>¤¤¤. Survey- For salaries, and expenses of agents and surveyors, for fees and ex- °”·g““g°"’·°‘°· penses of gaugers, for salaries of storekeepers and for miscellaneous expenses, one million four hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars. Kew of ¤<>¤¤l>¢¤- And hereafter no storekeeper shall receive a greater compensation than
- "“ four dollars per day; and said gaugers and storekccpers, respectively ‘
P ’ shall only receive compensation when rendering actual service. And it . shall bethe duty of the President, and heishereby authorized and directed, Red., .,3;.,,, of to reduce the number of internal revenue districts to not exceeding one revenue districts. hundred and thirty-one in the manner heretofore provided by law, which reduction shall take effect on the drst day of September, eighteen hundred and seventy-six or as soon thereafter as may be practicable. And R, s, 3159, 3160, sections thirty-one hundred and fifty nine, and thirty-one hundred and p. 608, repealed. sixty of the Revised Statutes, and all laws and parts oflaws in coniiict with the provisions of the foregoing paragraphs relating to the internal revenue powers of Super- service, are· hereby repealed. The powers of transfer, and of suspenvlnors, how vested. sion, of officers conferred upon supervisors by section thirty-one hundred R· S- ·’163· P- WS- and sixty-three of the Revised Statutes, are hereby vested in the Oom- , missioner of Internal Revenue; and all other powers conferred, and duties imposed, by said section upon supervisors, are hereby conferred and imposed upon collectors of internal revenue within their respective . Supervision of districts. In case of the supervision of a collector, under the power collectors, reports hereby conferred, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall, as soon °“· thereafter as practicable, report the case to the President through the Secretary of the Treasury for such action as he may deem proper. And ‘ Special agents, sections twenty-six hundred and forty-nine, twenty-six hundred and
Q hfty, and twenty six hundred and hfty-one of the Revised Statutes, and
I,,,,,,,,,,,,,,; all laws and parts of laws authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to R. S. 2649 to2651, appoint special agents to be employed in the customs service and classip. nanmedliled. fyin g them and regulating the duties of said agents, shall be so modiiied as to authorize the appointment of only twenty special agen ts, each ` of whom shall receive a compensation of not exceeding eight dollars per _ day, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, and actual travelling expenses when actually employed in the duties of such agency. _ Gauging. inspect- And sections thirty-three hundred and twenty-one of the Revised Stat-
- “¤;%,gS“d “*’*““P‘“€ utes, and thirty-three hundred and twenty three, so far as the latter
PR é_ 3321 wd relates to wholesale liquor-dealers’ packages filled on the premises of e32a, p. 648, re. wholesale liquor-dealers, shall, from and after ten days from the passage peeled- of this act, be repealed; and packages of distilled spirits filled on the premises of any wholesale liquor dealer shall thereafter be stamped under such rules and regulations as the Commissioner of Internal Revenue may prescribe. When one officer That the Secretary of the Treasury may, upon the recommendation of' g;"g'ug° :';°”§:‘°°P‘ the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, impose the duties of storekccpcf g` gand gauger upon one ofucer, where the amount of spirits produced at · the distillery, to which such officer may be assigned, is not. sufficient, in the judgment of the Commissioner to warrant the employment of two officers to perform the separate duties of storekeeper and gauger. The Secretary of the Treasury may issue a commission to such officer as Compensation. storekeeper and gauger, but the compensation for his services as store- .