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Par. Same-Failure to give notice

within time limit may be waived for cause--

66ee Claim for compensation, time

limit for, and method of making--

66ff Same-To be made on forms, ac

companied by certificate, etc. 66gg Same-Original claims for dis

ability and death, time limit. 66hh Examination of employees re

ceiving compensation, method of making, and penalty for refusal to submit to-

66ii Same--Appointment of third

physician to examine in case of disagreement between physicians of commission and employee --

66jj Same-Fees for examinations

on part of United States to

be fixed by commission.---- 66kk Report of injury to be made

to commission by employee's superior

6611 No payment to assignee or creditor

66mm Injury involving claim against

third person, etc., assignment

of, to United States -------- 66nn Same Penalty for failure to as

sign or to prosecute claim in Own name

6600 Same-Disposition by United

States of money received in

settlement of such claim.---- 66pp Money received by beneficiary

in settlement of third person's liability for the injury, dispo

sition of
Same If compensation has been

paid in whole or in part by
United States

66rr Same-If no compensation has

been paid by United States.-- 66ss United States Employees' Com

pensation Commission, compo

sition, term, and salary of---- 66tt Same-Pending claims trans

ferred to the commission, to-
gether with certain clerks_.-- 66uu

Par. Commission authorized to issue

process, administer oaths, etc. 66vv Same-Assistants, clerks, and other employees--

66ww Commission to submit annual estimates

66xx Same-To make rules and regu

lations for enforcement of,
and to decide questions aris-
ing under Act----

66yy Same--Annual report to Congress

66zz Appropriation for expenses of

commission, fiscal year 1917--66aaa Permanent appropriation for em

ployees' compensation fund.- 66bbb Commission to make finding of

facts and award on claim pre-
sented

66ccc Same-Review of award on ap

plication or on its own mo-
tion

66ddd Same-Cancellation and recov

ery of award paid under mis-
take of law or fact...

66eee Penalty for false affidavit or

statement in support of claim. 66fff Definition of terms used in Act. 66ggg Repealing clause

66hhh Compensation for injuries OC

curring prior to passage of

Act to be paid under old law. 66jit Compensation, method of pay

ing, where liability exists in
Panama Railroad Co., for the
injury

66jjj Transfer of administration of

Act as to employees of Pan-
ama Canal and Alaska Engi-
neering Commission

66kkk Waiver of notice of claims as to

employees of Panama Canal
and Panama Railroad Co.;
modification of minimum limit
as to aliens, etc------

6611 Authorized to exchange type

writers, adding machines, and

other labor-saving devices--- 75a Subscriptions for periodicals for

executive departments..--- 77a

66qg

Par.

Par. Business methods-Restriction

Annual reports of American Naon payments to experts to in

tional Red Cross---

104a augurate new, etc----

81a Same-Period covered by, Purchases of passenger-carrying

changed from calendar to fisvehicles restricted to specific

cal year

1041 authorization

82a Annual reports, date for furEstimates of appropriations, of

nishing to printer, etc ---- 100:1 ficial to be designated to su

Designation of custodian of pervise and prepare for each

property in White House; department, etc--87a bond

109a Special or additional estimates, Same-Annual inventory of, re

transmission of, to Congress.- 91a quired ; approval and filing of, Estimates for lump-sum appro

etc

1095 priations, statements required

Printing and binding for execuin annual Book of Estimates 96a tive departments, etc.

112a Same-To be submitted accord

Printing and binding for Army ing to uniform and concise

and National Guard may be methods --

96b procured by contractor in Subsistence allowance outside of

open market during hostiliDistrict of Columbia limited;

ties

1125 estimates for ---

96c Appropriation for printing and Same-Restricted to actual ab

binding publications for insence, etc.

960 struction of land forces.-- 112c Report to Congress plans for

Same--Contract may be entered improvement of harbors, etc.,

into with private concerns for 1120 to facilitate operation of fleets

Joint Committee on Printing, for their defense---

98a continuance of, vacancies in, Rented buildings, District of Co

and powers of, during recess. 114a lumbia, statement to include

Price of gas for public buildings details of floor space, etc.--- 99a limited to 70 cents.-

122a Executive departments author

Public library depositaries to ized to lease storage accom

receive publications, etc.; new modations

99b designations authorized - 125a Statement of proceeds of sales,

Forging, etc., certificate of disetc., to be separate from Book

charge

131a of Estimates.

100a 28a. Temporary employees, War Department.-For the temporary employment of such additional force of clerks and other employees as in the judgment of the Secretary of War may be proper and necessary to the prompt, efficient, and accurate dispatch of official business in the War Department and its bureaus, to be allotted by the Secretary of War to such bureaus and offices as the exigencies of the existing situation may demand, $1,261,232. Act of Oct. 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 351).

(See paragraph 440, post.)

28b. Same--Report to Congress as to number, compensation, etc.The Secretary of War shall submit to Congress on the first day of its next regular session a statement showing by bureaus or oflices the number and designation of the persons employed hereunder and the annual rate of compensation paid to each. Id.

28c. Limit as to number receiving maximum compensation.-No more than thirty persons shall be employed hereunder at a rate of compensation in excess of $1,800 per annum each and not exceeding $2,400 per annum each. Id.

30a. Details for service outside of District restricted.-In expending appropriations made in this Act persons in the classified service at Washington, District of Columbia, shall not be detailed for service outside of the District of Columbia except for or in connection with work pertaining directly to the service at the seat of government of the department or other Government establishment from which the detail is made: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be deemed to apply to the investigation of any matter or the preparation, prosecution, or defense of any suit by the Department of Justice. Sec. 5, Acts of May 10, 1916, and Mar. 3, 1917 (39 Stat. 120, 1121).

(See paragraph 2050, post.)

35a. Lump-sum appropriations, payment of additional salaries to employees from, forbidden.-It shall not be lawful hereafter to pay to any person, employed in the service of the United States under any general or lump-sum appropriation, any sum additional to the regular compensation received for or attached to any employment held prior to an appointment or designation as acting for or instead of an occupant of any other office or employment. This provision shall not be construed as prohibiting regular and permanent appointments by promotion from lower to higher grades of employments. Sec. 12, Act of Aug. 1, 1914 (38 Stat. 680).

36a. Transfer of clerks, etc., of executive departments to independent establishments, etc.-Section five of the Act of June twentysecond, nineteen hundred and six, prohibiting the transfer of employees from one executive department to another, shall apply with equal force and effect to the transfer of employees from executive departments to independent establishments and vice versa and to the transfer of employees from one independent establishment to another: Provided, That the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation shall be considered a Government establishment for the purposes of this section. Sec. 5, Act of June 22, 1906 (34 Stat. 449), as amended by sec. 6, Act of Oct. 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 383).

36b. Employment of civil employees of executive departments, etc., in other executive departments, etc., at increased rate of compensation prohibited.--No civil employee in any of the executive departments or other Government establishments, or who has been employed therein within the period of one year next preceding his proposed employment in any other executive department or other Govern

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ment establishment, shall be employed hereafter and paid from a lump-sum appropriation in any other executive department or other Government establishment at an increased rate of compensation. Sec. 7, Act of Oct. 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 383).

36c. Increase of compensation of civil employees of executive departments, etc., employed in other departments, etc., within one year from such employment prohibited. And no civil employee in any of the executive departments or other Government establishments or who has been employed therein within the period of one year next preceding his proposed employment in any other executive department or other Government establishment and who may be employed in another executive department or other Government establishment shall be granted an increase in compensation within the period of one year following such reemployment. Id., 384.

36d. United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation deemed a Government establishment.—The United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation shall be considered a Government establishment for the purposes of this section. Id.

36e. Section 5, Act of June 22, 1906, not repealed.—This section shall not be construed to repeal section five of the Act of June twenty-second, nineteen hundred and six, which prohibits the transfer of employees from one department to another. Id.

40a. Officers and employees of executive departments, etc., established and to continue from year to year.—The officers and employees ef the United States whose salaries are herein appropriated for are established and shall continue from year to year to the extent they shall be appropriated for by Congress. Sec. 6, Act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1049).

BUREAU OF EFFICIENCY.

40b. Created as independent establishment.Hereafter the Divi. sion of Efficiency of the Civil Service Commission shall be an independent establishment and shall be known as the Bureau of Efliciency; and the officers and employees of the said division shall be transferred to the Bureau of Efficiency without reappointment, and the records and papers pertaining to the work of the said division and the furniture, equipment, and supplies that have been purchased for it shall be transferred to the said bureau. Act of Feb. 28, 1916 (39 Stat. 15).

40c. Duties relating to efficiency ratings transferred to.-The duties relating to efficiency ratings imposed upon the Civil Service Commission by section four of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Act approved August twenty-third, nineteen hundred

* See paragraph 36, ante, or 34 Stat. 449.

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and twelve, and the duty of investigating the administrative needs of the service relating to personnel in the several executive departments and independent establishments, imposed on the Civil Service Commission by the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Act approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, are transferred to the Bureau of Efficiency. Id.

40d. Same-Establish and maintain system of efficiency ratings, investigate duplication of work, etc.-To enable the Bureau of Efficiency, authorized by the urgent deficiency appropriation Act approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, to establish and maintain a system of efficiency ratings, to investigate administrative needs of the service relating to personnel in the several executive departments and independent establishments, required by legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Acts for the fiscal years nineteen hundred and thirteen and nineteen hundred and fourteen, respectively, and to investigate duplication of statistical and other work and methods of business in the various branches of the Government service *. Act of May 10, 1916 (39 Stat. 76).

40e. Same--Investigate methods of auditing accounts of disbursing officers, etc.—The Bureau of Efficiency shall investigate the methods of examining and auditing claims against the United States and accounts of disbursing officers and of accounting for receipts and disbursements and shall submit a report to the Secretary of the Treasury and to Congress, with recommendations, at its next regular session. Act of Mar. 3, 1917 (39 Stat., 1080).

40f. Same-Investigate and report upon methods of transacting business in Civil Service Commission.-The Bureau of Efficiency shall investigate the methods of transacting the public business in the Civil Service Commission and report to Congress through the President at the next regular session of Congress. The officers and employees of the Civil Service Commission are hereby directed to furnish said bureau with such information as it may require to carry out this provision. Id.

40g. Same-Ascertain rates of pay of State and municipal cmployees.—The Bureau of Efficiency shall ascertain the rates of pay of employees of various State and municipal governments and commercial institutions in different parts of the United States and shall submit to Congress at its next regular ression a report showing how such rates compare with the rates of pay of employees of the Federal Government performing similar services. Id., 1081.

40h. Same--Executive departments to furnish information, access to records, etc.-Officers and employees of the executive departemnts and other establishments shall furnish authorized representatives of the Bureau of Efficiency with all information that the bureau may

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