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1450 FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cris. 87 2, 873. 1901. public distribution, containing such information as may be of value _ to the public or facilitate the bureau in the exercise of its functions. —*PP·>i¤*m·¤¤*S· Sino. 6. That the officers and employees provided for by this Act, except. the director, shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury, at such time as their respective services may become necessary. APP¤*l**i¤*i°¤ Sec. 7. That the following sums of money are hereby appropriated: For the payment of salaries provided for by this Act, the sum of twenty-seven thousand one hundred and forty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; toward the erection of a suitable laboratory, of fireproof construction, for the use and occupation of said bureau, including all permanent fixtures, such as plumbing, piping, wiring, heating, lighting, and ventilation, the entire cost of which shall not exceed the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, one hundred thousand. dollars; for equipment of said laboratory, the sum of ten thousand dollars; for a site for said laboratory, to be approved by the visiting committee hereinafter provided for and purchased by the Secretary of the Treasury, the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; for the payment of the general expenses of said bureau, including books and periodicals, furniture, office expenses, stationery and printing, heating and lighting-, expenses of the visiting committee, and contingencies of all kinds, the sum of five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Treasury. Feesfortests. etc- Sec. 8. That for all comparisons, calibrations, tests, or investigations, except those performed for the Government of the United States or State governments within the United States, a reasonable fee shall be charged, according to a schedule submitted by the director and approved by the Secretary of the Treasury. R<>g¤l¤¤¤¤S- Sec. 9. That the Secret-ary of the Treasury shall, from time to time, make regulations regarding the payment of fees, the limits of tolerance to be attained in standards submitted for verification, the sealing of standards, the disbursement and receipt of moneys, and such other » matters as he may deem necessary for carrying this Act into effect. ViSi¤¤g<¤¤¤¤¤1i¤<=*¤- Sec. 10. That there shall be a visiting committee of five members, to be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury, to consist of men prominent in the various interests involved, and not in the employ of the Government. This committee shall visit the bureau at least once a year, and report to the Secretary of the Treasury upon the efficiency of its scientific work and the condition of its equipment. The members of this committee shall serve without compensation, but shall be paid the actual expenses incurred in attending its meetings. The period of service of the members of the original committee shall be so arranged that one member shall retire each year, and the appointments thereafter to be for a period of live years. Appointments made to fill vacancies occurring other than in the regular manner are to be made for the remainder of the period in which the vacancy exists. Approved, March 3, 1901. Much 3»1901- CHAP. 873.-·Au Act To amend section fifty-five hundred and forty-six of the ""`_" _" Revised Statutes. _ _ _ Be it enacted by the Senate and [base of Rqaresentatices of t/te United ,e£§§,?’},*;°,§‘,‘gf,§’§§,§j States 0_f.Ame1·’£ea in Congress assembled, That section fifty-five hundred g?¤g;1it%>3 geggiitg and forty-six of the Revised Statutes be amended by adding after the courts. _ words "any court of the United States " the words " including consular 10%_f,;;€ffjf駰"‘6· P· courts," and after the words "District or Territory " by adding the words “O1' count11y," and after the words "where the conviction has occurred" by adding the words "and in case of convictions by a consular court the transportation shall be by some properly qualified agent