United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/2nd Session/Chapter 1

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Dec. 21, 1796
Chapter Ⅰ.—An Act act to amend the act intituled “An act for the more general promulgation of the Laws of the United States.”

Act of March 3, 1795, ch. 50.
Acts of present session, how published.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary for the department of State shall cause to be included in the edition of the laws of the United States, directed to be printed by the said act, the laws of the United States which may be passed during the present session of Congress: Provided, the same can be done at an expense which he shall judge reasonable.

Approved, December 21, 1796.