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FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. IH. Ch. 23. 1895. 623 Weather Bureau, which shall be printed in such numbers as the Secretary of Agriculture may deem for the best interests of the Government: P*‘0W¥¢d_fuy·ther, 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. Sec. 90. The heads of Executive Departments, and such executive D•l·•r*¤·•¤*• ¤• officers as are not connected with the Departments, respectively, shall Ti:u.d°°°°°°°° " cause daily examination of the Congressional Record for the purpose of noting documents, reports, and other publications of interest to their Departments, and shall cause an immediate order to be sent to the Public Printer for the number of copies of such publications required for official use, not to exceed, however, the number of bureaus in the Lirnir- Department and divisions in the office of the head thereoi The Public B¤|••=¤·i¤•¤¤¤¤•¤•· Printer shall send to each Executive Department and to each executive onlce not connected with the Departments, as soon as printed, live copies of aH bills and resolutions, except the State Department, to which shall be sent ten copies of bills an resolutions. When the head of a Department desires a greater number of any class of bills or resolutions for official use, they shall be furnished by the Public Printer on requisition promptly made. Sec. 91. The annual reports of executive officers shall be printed in F*¤'¤·•*°··°‘*'•P°*¤· the same type and form as the report of the head of the Department which it accompanies, unless otherwise ordered by the Joint Committee on Printing. Sec. 92. Government publications printed for or received by the b_f’t§g;_'¤“°““*”'· Executive Departments, whether for official use or for distribution, shall be distributed by a competent person detailed to such duty in each Department by the head thereof. He shall keep an accountin detail of all publications received and distributed by him. He shall prevent duplication, and make detailed report to the head of the Department, who shall transmit the same annually to Congress. Sec. 93. When any Department, the Supreme Court, the Court of ”°P*"*· Claims, or the Library of Congress shall require printing or binding to be done, it shall be on certificate that such work be necessary for the public service; whereupon the Public Printer shall furnish an estimate Emmm of out of the cost by the principal items for such printing or binding so called for, after which requisitions shall be made upon him therefor by the nsqunum. head of such Department, the Clerk of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice of the Court of Claims, or the Librarian of Congress; and the Public Printer shall place the cost thereof to the debit of such Department in its annual appropriation for printing and binding. Sec. 94. No head of any Executive Department, or of any bureau, _ Resmcmnotpmr branch, or office of the Government, shall cause to be printed, nor "‘“‘ shall the Public Printer print, any document or matter except that which is authorized by law and necessary to the public business; and executive otllcers, before transmitting their annual reports, shall carefully examine the same and all accompanying documents, and exclude nmumug mmtherefrom all matter, including engravings, maps, drawings, and illus- “"""“°"· trations, except such as they shall certify in their letters transmitting such reports are necessary and relate entirely to the transaction of the public business. Sec. 95. Heads of Departments are authorized to exchange surplus mgghnn M <1<¤=¤- documents for such other documents and books as may be required by ` them, when the same can be done to the advantage of the public service.