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Officers authorized to arrest.

Terms and condi- cretion authorize the release or such applicant on parole, and he shall

be allowed to go on parole outside of said prison, and, in the discretion of the board, to return to his home, upon such terms and conditions, including personal reports from such paroled person, as said board of parole shall prescribe, and to remain, while on parole, in the legal custody and under the control of the warden of such prison from which paroled, and until the expiration of the term or terms specified in his

sentence, less such good time allowance as is or may hereafter be proLimits of residence. vided for by Act of Congress; and the said board shall, in every parole,

fix the limits of the residence of the person paroled, which limits Approval by Attor- may thereafter be changed in the discretion of the board: Provided,

That no release on parole shall become operative until the findings of the board of parole under the terms hereof shall have been approved

by the Attorney-General of the United States. Arrest on violations. SEC. 4. That if the warden of the prison or penitentiary from which

said prisoner was paroled or said board of parole or any member thereof shall have reliable information that the prisoner has violated his parole, then said warden, at any time within the term or terms of the prisoner's sentence, may issue his warrant to any officer hereinafter authorized to execute the same, for the retaking of such prisoner.

Sec. 5. That any officer of said prison or any federal officer authorized to serve criminal process within the United States, to whom such warrant shall be delivered, is authorized and required to execute such

warrant by taking such prisoner and returning him to said prison Expenses charge- within the time specified in said warrant therefor.

All necessary expenses incurred in the administration of this Act shall be paid out of the appropriation for the prison in connection with which such expense was incurred, and such appropriation is hereby made avail

able therefor. Hearing by board. SEC. 6. That at the next meeting of the board of parole held at

such prison after the issuing of a warrant for the retaking of any paroled prisoner, said board of parole shall be notified thereof, and if said prisoner shall have been returned to said prison, he shall be given an opportunity to appear before said board of parole, and the said board may then or at any time in its discretion revoke the order and

terminate such parole or modify the terms and conditions thereof. Revoking order. If such order of parole shall be revoked and the parole so terminated,

the said prisoner shall serve the remainder of the sentence originally imposed; and the time the prisoner was out on parole shall not be taken into account to diminish the time for which he was sentenced.

Sec. 7. That each board of parole shall appoint a parole officer for the penitentiary over which it has jurisdiction. Subject to the direction and control of such board, it shall be the duty of such officer to aid paroled prisoners in securing employment and to visit and exercise supervision over them while on parole, and such officer shall have such

authority and perform such other duties as the board of parole may Salary, etc.

direct. The salary of each parole officer shall be fixed by the board of parole, but shall not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars per annum, which, together with his actual and necessary traveling expenses, when approved by such board, shall be paid out of the appropriation for the maintenance of the penitentiary to which he is as

signed, which appropriation is hereby made available for the purpose. Supervision of mar- In addition to such parole officers the supervision of paroled prisoners

may also be devolved upon the United States marshals when the

board of parole may deem it necessary. Gratuities to paroled SEC. 8. That it shall be the duty of the warden of the prison to

furnish to any and all paroled prisoners the usual gratuities, consisting of clothing, transportation, and five dollars in money; the transportation furnished shall be to the place to which the paroled prisoner has elected to go, with the approval of the board of parole. The warden of the prison who furnishes these gratuities is hereby author

Parole officer.
Duties,

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prisoners.

Convicts in State reformatories.

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ized to charge the actual cost of the same in his accounts against the United States: Provided, however, That when any such paroled pris- Mondaditional, on fioner shall

ve received his final discharge, while he is away from nal discharge. such prison, he shall be entitled to no further gratuities provided for discharged prisoners under existing law.

Sec. 9. That whenever any person has been convicted of any offense against the United States which is punishable by imprisonment, and has been sentenced to imprisonment and is confined therefor, in any reformatory institution of any State

in accordance with section fifty-five hundred and forty-eight of the Revised Statutes, or R. s., sec. 5548, p. other laws of the United States, then if such State has laws for the parole of prisoners committed to such institutions by the courts of laws, that State, such person convicted of any offense against the United States shall be eligible to parole on the same terms and conditions and by the same authority and subject to recommittal for violation of such parole in the same manner, as persons committed to such institutions by the courts of said State, and the laws of said State relating to the parole of prisoners and the supervision thereof in such institutions are hereby adopted and made to apply to persons committed to such institutions for offenses against the United States. The necessary cost of parole and supervision of such prisoners, to the Expenses. State where such institution is located shall be paid by the United States out of the appropriation for the support of prisoners confined in state institutions, which appropriation is hereby made available for the purpose. No such prisoner shall be entitled to go on parole ney. General.

Approval of Attoruntil the Attorney-General shall have approved the order therefor: Provided, That when a prisoner is committed to such institution out Returned to home. side of the State where he lives he may be permitted by his parole to return to his home, and in such case the supervision of such prisoner on parole shall devolve upon the marshal of the district where said prisoner lives, and in case such prisoner should violate his parole a warrent for his recommitment shall be delivered to and executed by said marshal.

SEC. 10. That nothing herein contained shall be construed to im- power of President pair the power of the President of the United States to grant a pardon or commutation in any case, or in any way impair or revoke such good time allowance as is or may hereafter be provided by Act of Congress.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

Proviso.

Pardoning, etc.,

June 25, 1910.

(S. 8516.]

Edition increased.

Proviso.
No usual number.

Vol. 28, p. 616.

CHAP. 388.-An Act Providing for the printing of Daily Consular Reports.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Public, No. 270.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Com- Daily Consular Remerce and Labor be, and he is hereby, authorized to have printed, for PoEdie distribution by the Department of Commerce and Labor, an edition of Daily Consular Reports not to exceed twenty thousand copies in any one issue: Provided, That the usual number shall not be printed.

Sec. 2. That that part of section seventy-three of an Act approved perestrictions reJanuary twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents, which reads “Of the reports of consular officers, one thousand five hundred copies; five hundred for the Senate, one thousand for the House,” and that part of an Act approved February ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, making appropriations for the diplomatic and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred, which reads “ Each issue of diplomatic, consular, and other commercial reports shall not exceed ten thousand copies,” are hereby repealed.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

Vol. 30, p. 833.

June 25, 1910. CHAP. 389.-An Act To authorize the McKeesport and Mifflin Bridge Company [S. 8766.)

to construct a bridge across the Monongahela River between McKeesport and Miffin [Public, No. 271.] Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Monongabela Riveti States of America in Congress assembled, That the McKeesport and Mitilin Bridge Com: Mifflin Bridge Company, a corporation organized and existing under pany at McKeesport, Pa. the laws of the State of Pennslyvania, is hereby authorized to construct

a bridge across the Monongahela River from a point suitable to the interests of navigation on Market street, in the city of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to a point on the opposite side of

said river in the township of Mifflin, said county and State, in accordVol. 34, p. 84. ance with the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to regulate con

struction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March twentythird, nineteen hundred and six.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

Amendment.

June 25, 1910.

CHAP. 390.-An Act Providing for the erection of a memorial arch at Valley (H. R. 55.)

Forge, Pennsylvania. (Public, No. 272.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Valley Forge, Pa. Expenditure for

States of America in Congress assembled, That the expenditure of the memorial arch at, sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be authorized.

necessary, be, and the same is hereby, authorized, for the erection upon the site of the encampment during the winter of seventeen hundred and seventy-seven to seventeen hundred and seventy-eight of the American Army at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, of a memorial arch within the Valley Forge Park, in commemoration of the patriotism

displayed and the suffering endured by General George Washington, Direction, etc., of his officers, and men during said winter: Provided, That the money Secretary of War. authorized to be expended as aforesaid shall be expended by the Val

ley Forge Park Commission under the direction of the Secretary of War, and that the location, plans, specifications, and designs for the said arch shall be approved by the Secretary of War: Provided further, That when the said arch is erected the responsibility for the care and keeping of the same shall be with the said Valley Forge Park Commission or as may otherwise be provided by the State of Pennsylvania and without expense to the United States.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

Provisos.

Care, etc.

June 25, 1910. (H. R. 1448.)

CHAP. 391.-An Act Transferring swamp lands to the State of Wisconsin, (Public, No. 273.) Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Wisconsin. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Swamp lands transferred to.

Interior be authorized to transfer to the State of Wisconsin the following described swamp lands: The west half of the southeast quarter, the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter, and the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, all in section thirty-one, in town. ship twelve north, range fourteen east.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

June 25, 1910.

(H. R. 2250.) [Public, No. 274.)

CHAP. 392.-An Act Providing for publicity of contributions made for the purpose of influencing elections at which Representatives in Congress are elected.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United publiciteret e political States of America in Congress assembled, That the term “political Political committees committee" under the provisions of this Act shall include the

national committees of all political parties and the national congres

defined.

Duties of treasurer.

Preservation.

sional campaign committees of all political parties and all committees, associations, or organizations which shall in two or more States influence the result or attempt to influence the result of an election at which Representatives in Congress are to be elected.

SEC. 2. That every political committee as defined in this Act shall Officers required. have a chairman and a treasurer. It shall be the duty of the treasurer Accounts. to keep a detailed and exact account of all money or its equivalent received by or promised to such committee or any member thereof, or by or to any person acting under its authority or in its behalf, and the name of every person, firm, association, or committee from whom received, and of all expenditures, disbursements, and promises of payment or disbursement made by the committee or any member thereof, or by any person acting under its authority or in its behalf, and to whom paid, distributed,

or disbursed. No officer or member of such committee, or other person acting under its authority or in its behalf, shall receive any money or its equivalent, or expend or promise to expend any money on behalf of such committee, until after a chairman and treasurer of such committee shall have been chosen.

Receipts for all exSEC. 3. That every payment or disbursement made by a political penses. committee exceeding ten dollars in amount be evidenced by a receipted bill stating the particulars of expense, and every such record, voucher, receipt, or account shall be preserved for fifteen months after the election to which it relates.

SEC. 4. That whoever, acting under the authority or in behalf of Detailed statement such political committee, whether as a member thereof or otherwise, given treasurer. receives any contribution, payment, loan, gift, advance, deposit, or promise of money or its equivalent shall, on demand, and in any event within five days after the receipt of such contribution, payment, loan, gift, advance, deposit, or promise, render to the treasurer of such political committee a detailed account of the same, together with the name and address from whom received, and said treasurer shall forthwith enter the same in a ledger or record to be kept by him for that purpose.

Sec. 5. That the treasurer of every such political committee shall, Statement to Clerk within thirty days after the election at which Representatives in resenta House of RepCongress were chosen in two or more States, file with the Clerk of the House of Representatives at Washington, District of Columbia, an itemized, detailed statement, sworn to by said treasurer and conforming to the requirements of the following section of this Act. The statement so filed with the Clerk of the House of Representa- Preservation and intives shall be preserved by him for fifteen months, and shall be a part of the public records of his office, and shall be open to public inspection.

SEC. 6. That the statements required by the preceding section of Details. this Act shall state:

First. The name and address of each person, firm, association, of $100 or mores or committee who or which has contributed, promised, loaned, or advanced to such political committee, or any officer, member, or agent thereof, either in one or more items, money or its equivalent of the aggregate amount or value of one hundred dollars or more.

Second. The total sum contributed, promised, loaned, or advanced to such political committee, or to any officer, member, or agent thereof, in amounts less than one hundred dollars.

Third. The total sum of all contributions, promises, loans, and advances received by such political committee or any officer, member, or agent thereof.

Fourth. The name and address of each person, firm, association, or mente noensioni committee to whom such political committee, or any officer, member, more. or agent thereof, has disbursed, distributed, contributed, loaned,

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Recording.

Contributions, etc.,

Less than $100.

Total amount re. ceived.

of pay

$10.

Total amount disbursed, etc.

Statement from oth

ical committee.

advanced, or promised any sum of money or its equivalent of the

amount or value of ten dollars or more, and the purpose thereof. Payments less than Fifth. The total sum disbursed, distributed, contributed, loaned,

advanced, or promised by such political committee, or any officer, member, or agent thereof, where the amount or value of such disbursement, distribution, loan, advance, or promise to any one person, firm, association, or committee in one or more items is less than ten dollars.

Sixth. The total sum disbursed, distributed, contributed, loaned, advanced, or promised by such political committee or any officer, member, or agent thereof.

Sec. 7. That every person, firm, association, or committee, except ers not made to polit

political committees as hereinbefore defined, that shall expend or promise any sum of money or other thing of value amounting to fifty dollars or more for the purpose of influencing or controlling, in two or more States, the result of an election at which Representatives to the Congress of the United States are elected, unless he or it shall contribute the same to a political committee as hereinbefore defined, shall file the statements of the same under oath, as required by section six of this Act, in the office of the Clerk of the House of Representatives, at Washington, District of Columbia, which statements shall be held by said Clerk in all respects as required by section five of this Act.

SEC. 8. That any person may in connection with such election incur and

рау. . from his own private funds for the purpose of influencing or controlling, in two or more States, the result of an election at which Representatives to the Congress of the United States are elected all personal expenses for his traveling and for purposes incidental to traveling, for stationery and postage, and for telegraph and telephone service without being subject to the provisions of this Act.

Sec. 9. That nothing contained in this Act shall limit or affect the right of any person to spend money for proper legal expenses in maintaining or contesting the results of any election.

SEC. 10. That every person willfully violating any of the foregoing provisions of this Act shall, upon conviction, be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Approved, June 25, 1910.

Personal, traveling, etc., expenses excepted.

Legal expenses to maintain or contest elections,

Punishment for violations.

cates.

amended.

June 25, 1910. CHAP. 393.-An Act For the relief of soldiers and sailors who enlisted or served (H. R. 4301.)

under assumed names, while minors or otherwise, in the army or navy, during the (Public, No. 275.] war of the rebellion, the war with Spain, or the Philippine insurrection.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Army and Navy. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Discharge certifi

Act for the relief of soldiers and sailors who enlisted or served under

assumed names, while minors or otherwise, in the army or navy, Voli 26, p. 55, during the war of the rebellion,” approved April fourteenth, eighteen

hundred and ninety, be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as

follows: Issued in true name, That the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy be, and to persons serving as

they are hereby, authorized and required to issue certificates of discharge or orders of acceptance of resignation, upon application and proof of identity, in the true name of such persons as enlisted or

served under assumed names, while minors or otherwise, in the army War with Spain and and navy during the war of the rebellion, the war with Spain, or the in Philippines added. Philippine insurrection, and were honorably discharged therefrom.

Applications for said certificates of discharge or amended orders of

acceptance of resignation may be made by, or on behalf of, persons Restriction. entitled to them; but no such certificate or order shall be issued where

a name was assumed to cover a crime or to avoid its consequence.

under

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minors sumed.

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