Auditor for Porto Rico and the Philippine Islands: Hearings ... on S.3847 ...


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Página 45 - He may grant pardons and respites for offences against the laws of said Territory, and reprieves for offences against the laws of the United States, until the decision of the President can be made known thereon...
Página 2 - An Act to declare the purpose of the people of the United States as to the future political status of the. people of the Philippine Islands, and to provide a more autonomous government for those islands,
Página 14 - Government or the provinces or municipalities thereof. He shall keep the general accounts of the Government and preserve the vouchers pertaining thereto. It shall be the duty of the Auditor General to bring to the attention of the proper administrative officer expenditures of funds or property which, in his opinion, are irregular, unnecessary, excessive, or extravagant.
Página 45 - States; and he shall perform such additional duties and functions as may in pursuance of law be delegated or assigned to him by the President.
Página 22 - War an annual report of the fiscal concerns of the government, showing the receipts and disbursements of the various departments...
Página 48 - Such district court shall have jurisdiction of all cases cognizable in the district courts of the United States, and shall proceed in the same manner.
Página 17 - ... of such warrants shall, in conformity therewith, be charged to such appropriations in the books kept by the comptrollers; and the sums appropriated for each branch of expenditure in the several departments, shall be solely applied to the object for which they are respectively appropriated, and no others. 2 Stats. at Large, 535, § 1. Formerly, the moneys appropriated for the war and navy departments, were placed in the treasury to the credit of the respective secretaries.
Página 47 - General, who, in case he shall then not approve, shall transmit the same to the President of the United States. The vote of each house shall be by the yeas and nays, and the names of the members voting for and against shall be entered on the journal.
Página 48 - The President, by and with the advice* and consent of the Senate, shall appoint one district judge, who shall serve for a term of four years and until his successor is appointed and qualified and whose salary shall be $5,000 per annum.
Página 46 - States, to hold office for four years and until their successors are appointed and qualified, unless sooner removed by the President.