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Part of a former section repealed.
Vol. i. 300.
Operation of the other section suspended.
That the first section of the act, intituled “An act regulating foreign coins, and for other purposes,” passed the ninth day of February, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, be, and the same is hereby repealed. And the operation of the second section of the same act shall be, and is hereby suspended for, and during the space of, three years from the passage of this act.

Approved, April 10, 1806.

Statute Ⅰ.



April 10, 1806.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. XXIII.—An Act to regulate and fix the compensation of the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Compensations.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives herein after mentioned, shall be, and hereby are entitled to receive, in lieu of their compensations fixed by law, the following sums, that is to say: The Secretary of the Senate, and clerk of the House of Representatives, two thousand dollars each; their principal clerks, one thousand three hundred dollars each; and each of their engrossing clerks, one thousand dollars per annum.

Compensations to the sergeants at arms of the Senate and House of Representatives.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the sergeant at arms of the Senate, who also performs the duty of a doorkeeper, the sergeant at arms, and the doorkeeper of the House of Representatives, shall be, and they are hereby entitled to receive, nine hundred and fifty dollars per annum, each; and that the assistant doorkeeper of the Senate, and the assistant doorkeeper of the House of Representatives, shall be, and they are hereby entitled to receive nine hundred dollars, per annum, each.

Appropriations out of the contingent fund of either hours, to be taken as part of the salary.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That any appropriation which shall be made by the Senate, or House of Representatives, out of the contingent fund of either house, towards the compensation of any of the officers of the Senate, or House of Representatives, shall be taken and considered as part of the salary allowed by this act.

Time at which the compensations are to commence.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the compensations provided for in this act, shall commence and take effect from and after the thirty-first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and six.

Repeal of a former act.
Act of April 29, 1802, ch. 35.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the act intituled “An act to regulate and fix the compensations of the officers of the Senate and House of Representatives,” passed on the twenty-ninth of April, one thousand eight hundred and two, shall, from and after the thirty-first of March, one thousand eight hundred and six, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, April 10, 1806.

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April 10, 1806.
Chap. XXIV.—An Act directing the Secretary of the Treasury to cause the coast of North Carolina, between Cape Hatteras and Cape Fear, to be surveyed.

Secretary of the Treasury to cause the coast of N. Carolina to be surveyed, to report to Congress on the practicability of erecting a lighthouse.
Appropriation.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby directed, to cause the coast of North Carolina to be correctly surveyed, between Cape Hatteras and Cape Fear; together with the shoals lying off and between these respective capes, or head lands, and to report at the next session of Congress on the practicability of erecting a lighthouse, lighted beacon or buoy, on or near the extreme point of these shoals, or either of them. And the sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the purpose of defraying any expense which may be incurred in making such survey, to be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved, April 10, 1806.