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ACTS OF THE TWENTIETH CONGRESS or me UNITED STATES, Passed at the _/irst session, which was begun and held at the City of Washington, in the Districtqf Columbia, on Monday, the third day of December, 1827, and ended on the twenty-sixth day 1f.UIa_y, 1828. Joun Quincy Amms, President; J. C. Cannoun, Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate; Narnanmr. Macon, President of the Senate, pro tempore; Anmuiw Srsvaxsox, Speaker of the House of Representatives. STATUTE I. Jan. 3, 1828. CHAP. I.——An Act making partial appropriations for the support of government
during the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight.
A ro nations. Be it enacted ba the Senate andHo1tseo R esentativeso the United pp p _ J _ W _. 12A:;;;,; Fifthé States of America, in Congress assembled, That the following sums he, ’ ’°' and the same are hereby, respectively, appropriated towards the support of government for the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty- eight, viz: Compeusa- For com ensation ranted b law to the members of the Senate and _ P Q_ Y _ _
- 0;*0 S°¤¤*°¤'¤ House of Representatives of the United States and their officers,`l`0ur
- ';csf€P"s°"“' hundred and seventy-one thousand eight hundred dollars.
Expenses or For the expenses of fire-wood, stationery, printing, and all other conflre-W¤<>d, &¤· tingent expenses of the two houses of Congress, one hundred and six thousand two hundred and three dollars. gums appro. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sums herein appropriapriated ¤> be ted, shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropaid from the primed. treasury' Approved, January 3,.1828. Sruurr: I. Jan. 25, 1828. Cx-mr. lI.—.r2n dot to prevent defalcations on the part of the disbursing agents of "'_‘_` the government, and for other purposes. No nnmey Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives ny" the United
- PP*’°Pg*$*¢d '¢° States ry" America, in Congress assembled, That no money hereafter approsfngx a;;,?
- priated shall be paid to any person, for his compensation, who is in
to the United arrears to the United States, until such person shall have accounted for, $*¤*°*·_ and paid into the treasury, all sums for which he may be liable: Pro- P'°'*$°· vided,'l`hatnothingherein contained shall be construed to extend to balances arising solely from the depreciation of treasury notes received by such person, to be expended i11 the public service; but in all cases where the pay or salary of any person is withheld, in pursuance of this act, it shall be the duty of the accounting officers, if demanded by the party, his agent or attorney, to report forthwith to the agent of the Treasury 246