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396 THIHTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 108. 1849. control now exercised over similar estimates and accounts by the Fifth Auditor and First Comptroller of the Treasury. And of the Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the supervisory and appell°?·d md °*h°* late powers now exercised by the Secretary of the Treasury over the §:t;:;°f um U' lead and other mines of the United States, and over the accounts of the agents thereofQ shall be exercised by the Secretary of the Interior; who shall sign all requisitions for the advance or payment of money out of the treasury, on estimates or accounts, subject to the same adjustment or control now exercised on similar estimates or accounts by the Second Auditor and Second Comptroller of the Treasury. A¤d_ of the Szc. 9. And bait further enacted, That the supervisory and appel- £,;Q?;‘°s‘°§;Q1%€ late powers now exercised by the President of the United States over ings, &c. ; the Commissioner of Public Buildings, shall be exercised by the Secretary of the Interior; who shall sign all requisitions for the advance or payment of money out of the treasury, on estimates or accounts, subject to the same adjustment or control now exercised 011 similar estimates or accounts by the First Auditor and First Comptroller of the Treasproviso_ ury: Provided, That nothing in this section contained shall be c0n— strued to take from the presiding odiccrs of the two Houses of Congress the power now possessed by them to make and enforce rules and regulations for the care, preservation, orderly keeping, and police of the Capitol, and its appurtenances. And qver the Sec. 10. And be itfurtlwr emwted, That the Secretary of the Inf§;"t§)'Q;Q;‘¥t terior shall have and exercise. a supervisory power and control over Columbia. the Board of Inspectors and warden of the Penitentiary of the District of Columbia; and shall sign all requisitions for the advance or payment of money out of the treasury on estimates or accounts, subject to the sqmc adjustment or control now exercised 011 similar estimates or accounts by the First Auditor and First Comptroller of the Treasury. Secretarytc ap- Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the P°““_ “. °h‘°f Interior is hereby authorized to appoint a chief clerk of his department, clerk. lus sal- . ,,,y_ who shall reccwc a salary of two thousand dollars per annum ; and that the President of the United States, on the recommendation of the said Secretary of the Interior, may transfer from the Treasury Department cumin clerks proper, to the Department of the Interior, such clerks in the ofHcc of in the Treasury the Secretary of the Treasury as perform the duties over which the E°P‘”tm€“t "° supervision and control are given by this act to the Secretary of the Inteetmusferred to . . . . . . the 0g5c,, of scc- nor; which sz1d clerks shall be hereafter subject to the appointing and refm of the I¤· removing power of the Secretary of the Interior, as also the clerks in wnfbpointmeut the several bureaus heretofore appointed or removable by the heads of of clerks. departments, which bureaus are transferred by this act to the Department of the Interior. of Cé>£;¤;:§;°*;;¤ $2:0. 12. And be it fuither enacted, That an 0mC€1' shall be epbe appointed_ pomted by the President of the United States, by and with the advncc His muy. and consent of the Senate, in the Department of the Treasury, as one of its bureaus, to be called the Commissioner of Customs, who shall perform all the acts and exercise all the powers, now devolved by law on the First Comptroller of the Treasury, relating to the receipts from customs and the accounts of collectors and other officers of the customs, or connected therewith; who shall hold his office by the same marks to be tenure, and receive the same amount of salary, as the First Auditor of transferred from the Treasury, and payable m the same manner. Amt the Secretary 05;% of mm of the Treasury shall transfer from the office of the First Comptroller Slzgggiglgfisgg such clerks as may be necessary to the bureau of the Commissioner of gppomcd by Custom , for whom the sand Secretary of the Treasury shall also ecretary of the appomt one chief clerk, at a salary of seventeen hundred dollars per TPM-*{¤y· annum. regf;‘“°g}° SE: Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That an officer shall be appointed Treasury to be in the Treasury Department by the Secretary of the Treasury, to be ,