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pursuance of authority granted by said act, is made a misdemeanor and punishable by fine and imprisonment, by section 3 of said act, set forth ante, under Title LVI A, "Regulation of Interstate and Foreign Commerce," c. 3.

CHAPTER SIX.

Official Misconduct, Etc.
Sec. 5487.
Pension agent taking fee, etc.

Provisions punishing pension attorneys receiving compensation for procuring pension legislation are contained in Act March 10, 1902, c. 147, set forth ante, under Title LVII, “Pensions."

Sec. 5498.
ACT JUNE 6, 1900, c. 789, 8 1.
Members of National Guard of District of Columbia not prohibited
from being interested in claims.

The provision of this act set forth in Comp. St. 1901, p. 3708, is repeated in the same language in the District of Columbia appropriation acts for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1903, and June 30, 1904. Act July 1, 1902, c. 1352, § 1, 32 Stat. 614, and Act March 3, 1903, c. 992, 8 1, 32 Stat. 980.

CHAPTER NINE.

Prisoners and Their Treatment.

Sec. 5543.

Deductions from term of imprisonment for good conduct.

This section is superseded by Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, set forth below, as to prisoners sentenced on judgments subsequent to the taking effect of that act.

Sec. 5544.
Application of preceding section.

This section is superseded by Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, set forth below, as to prisoners sentenced on judgments subsequent to the taking effect of that act.

ACT MARCH 3, 1875, c. 145, $ 1.
Deductions from term of imprisonment for good conduct.

This section is superseded by Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, set forth below, as to prisoners sentenced on judgments subsequent to the taking effect of that act.

Sec. 5550.
ACT MARCH 3, 1891, c. 529, $ 8.
Deductions from term of imprisonment for good conduct.

This section is superseded by Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, set forth below, as to prisoners sentenced on judgments subsequent to the taking effect of that act.

ACT JUNE 21, 1902, c. 1140.
An Act to Regulate Commutation for Good Conduct for United

States Prisoners. (32 Stat. 397.)
United States prisoners; commutation for good conduct; computa-

tion. Be it enacted, &c., That each prisoner who has been or shall hereafter be convicted of any offense against the laws of the United States, and is confined, in execution of the judgment or sentence upon any such conviction, in any United States penitentiary or jail, or in any penitentiary, prison, or jail of any State or Territory, for a definite term, other than for life, whose record of conduct shows that he has faithfully observed all the rules and has not been subjected to punishment, shall be entitled to a deduction from the term of his sentence to be estimated as follows, commencing on the first day of his arrival at the penitentiary, prison, or jail: Upon a sentence of not less than six months nor more than one year, five days for each month; upon a sentence of more than one year and less than three years, six days for each month; upon a sentence of not less than three years and less than five years, seven days for each month; upon a sentence of not less than five years and less than ten years, eight days for each month; upon a sentence of ten years or more, ten days for each month. When a prisoner has two or more sentences, the aggregate of his several sentences shall be the basis upon which his deduction shall be estimated.

Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, § 1, 32 Stat. 397. Restoration of forfeited commutation.

Sec. 2. That in the case of convicts in any United States penitentiary, the Attorney-General shall have the power to restore to any such convict who has heretofore or may hereafter forfeit any good time by violating any existing law or prison regulation such portion of lost good time as may be proper, in his judgment, upon recommendations and evidence submitted to him by the warden in charge. Restoration, in the case of United States convicts confined in State and. Territorial institutions, shall be regulated in accordance with the rules governing such institutions, respectively.

Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, $ 2, 32 Stat. 397. Time of taking effect of act; existing laws to apply to sentences im

posed prior to passage of act; repeal. Sec. 3. That this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after thirty days from the date of its approval, and shall apply only to sentences imposed by courts subsequent to the time that this Act takes effect, as hereinbefore provided. Prisoners serving under any sentence imposed prior to such time shall be entitled and receive the commutation heretofore allowed under existing laws. Such existing laws are hereby repealed as to all sentences imposed subsequent to the time when this Act takes effect.

Act June 21, 1902, c. 1140, § 3, 32 Stat. 398.

This act repeals, as to sentences imposed subsequent to its taking effect, the provisions of Rev. St. 88 5543, 5514, and Acts March 3, 1875, c. 145, § 1, March 3, 1891, c. 529, § 8, set forth in Comp. St. 1901, pp. 3721, 3722, 3727, relating to commutation of sentences of United States

prisoners for good conduct. SUPP. '03—29

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF LAWS

INCLUDED IN THE

COMPILED STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES,

1901, AND SUPPLEMENT, 1903.

Bearch 4, 1903. Large, and thi alions.

Being those acts passed subsequent to December 1, 1873, and prior to March 4, 1903, which are still in force; showing the volume and page of the Statutes at Large, and the pages and the sections under which the acts will be found in these compilations. The (*) pages refer to the Supplement, 1903.

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