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[development program to make tribal members self-supporting) and of the expenditures authorized under sections 677–677aa of this title. (Aug. 27, 1954, ch. 1009, 24, 68 Stat. 877.)

29 U.S.C., $ 6. Annual and special reports to President and Congress.

The Commissioner of Labor Statistics shall annually make a report in writing to the President and Congress, of the information collected and collated by him, and containing such recommendations as he may deem calculated to promote the efficiency of the department. He is also authorized to make special reports * * * whenever required to do so by the President or either House of Congress, or when he shall think the subjects in his charge require it. He shall (annually) * * * make a report in detail to Congress of all moneys expended under his direction during the preceding fiscal year. (June 13, 1888, ch. 389, § 8, 25 Stat. 183; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, § 3, 37 Stat. 737.)

29 U.S.C., $ 153. National Labor Relations Board; creation and com

position; delegation of powers to members; annual reports; appointment and tenure of General Counsel; powers and duties.






(c) The (National Labor Relations] Board shall at the close of each fiscal year make a report in writing to Congress and to the President stating in detail the cases it has heard, the decisions it has rendered, the names, salaries, and duties of all employees and officers in the employ or under the supervision of the Board, and an account of all moneys it has disbursed.

*** (July 5, 1935, ch. 372, § 3, 49 Stat. 451; June 23, 1947, 3:17 p.m., E.D.T., ch. 120, title I, § 101, 61 Stat. 139.)

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30 U.S.C., $ 15. Same; reports to Congress.

The Secretary (of Interior), acting through the United States Bureau of Mines, shall make a report to Congress at the beginning of each regular session of the activities of, expenditures by, and donations to, the [anthracite coal] laboratory established under sections 13-16 of this title. (Dec. 18, 1942, ch. 764, § 3, 56 Stat. 1057.)

30 U.S.C., $ 324. Deposit of funds; reports to Congress.

All moneys received * * * for (synthetic liquid fuel] products of the plants and royalties shall be paid into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. The Secretary of the Interior shall render to Congress on or before the first day of January of each year a report of all operations under this chapter. (Apr. 5, 1944, ch. 172, § 4, 58 Stat. 191.)

30 U.S.C., $ 403. Reports to Congress.

The Secretary (of Interior), acting through the United States Bureau of Mines, shall make a report to Congress at the beginning of each regular session of the activities of, expenditures by, and donations to, the laboratory established under this chapter. (Mar. 25, 1948, ch. 146, § 3, 62 Stat. 85.)

(See transfer of functions notation following 16 U.S.C., § 665, on p. 18.)

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31 U.S.C., § 18b. Development of programs for preparing statistical

information by executive agencies. The President, through the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, is authorized and directed to develop programs and to issue regulations and orders for the improved gathering, compiling, analyzing, publishing, and disseminating of statistical information for any purpose by the various agencies in the executive branch of the Government. Such regulations and orders shall be adhered to by such agencies. (Sept. 12, 1950, ch. 946, title I, pt. I, § 103, 64 Stat. 834.)

31 U.S.C., $ 20. Aid and information for committees of Congress.

The bureau [of the Budget] shall, at the request of any committee of either House of Congress having jurisdiction over revenue or appropriations, furnish the committee such aid and information as it may request. (June 10, 1921, ch. 18, title II, § 212, 42 Stat. 23.) 31 U.S.C., $ 53. Investigations and reports by Comptroller General.

(a) The Comptroller General shall investigate, at the seat of government or elsewhere, all matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds, and shall make to the President when requested by him, and to Congress at the beginning of each regular session, a report in writing of the work of the General Accounting Office, containing recommendations concerning the legislation he may deem necessary to facilitate the prompt and accurate rendition and settlement of accounts and concerning such other matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds as he may think advisable. In such regular report, or in special reports at any time when Congress is in session, he shall make recommendations looking to greater economy or efficiency in public expenditures.

(b) He shall make such investigations and reports as shall be ordered by either House of Congress or by any committee of either House having jurisdiction over revenue, appropriations, or expenditures. The Comptroller General shall also, at the request of any such committee, direct assistants from his office to furnish the committee such aid and information as it may request.

(c) The Comptroller General shall specially report to Congress every expenditure or contract made by any department or establishment in any year in violation of law.

(d) He shall submit to Congress reports upon the adequacy and effectiveness of the administrative examination of accounts and claims in the respective departments and establishments and upon the adequacy and effectiveness of departmental inspection of the offices and accounts of fiscal officers.

(e) He shall furnish such information relating to expenditures and accounting to the Bureau of the Budget as it may request from time to time. (June 10, 1921, ch. 18, title III, § 312, 42 Stat. 25.)

31 U.S.C., § 59. Studies by Comptroller General of restrictions in

general appropriation acts; reports to Congress. The Comptroller General is authorized and directed to make a full and complete study of restrictions placed in general appropriation Acts limiting the expenditure of specified appropriations therein, with a view to determining the cost to the Government incident to complying with such restrictions, and to report to the Congress his estimate of the cost of complying with such restrictions and such other recommendations with respect thereto as he deems necessary or desirable. (Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title II, $ 205, 60 Stat. 837.)

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(c) Review of systems by General Accounting Office; availability of

results; reports to Congress. The General Accounting Office shall from time to time review the accounting systems of the executive agencies. The results of such reviews shall be available to the heads of the executive agencies concerned, to the Secretary of the Treasury, and to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, and the Comptroller General shall make such reports thereon to the Congress as he deems proper. (Sept. 12, 1950, ch. 946, title I, pt. II, $ 112, 64 Stat. 835.)

31 U.S.C., $ 200. Documentary evidence of obligations.

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(b) Reports by agency heads to Congress and certain Government

officers; contents. Not later than September 30 of each year, the head of each Federal agency shall report, as to each appropriation or fund under the control of such agency, the amount thereof remaining obligated but unexpended and the amount thereof remaining unobligated on June 30 of such

year and copies of such report shall be forwarded by him to the chairman of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, to the Comptroller General of the United States, and to the Director of the Bureau of the Budget.

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(e) Amounts to be included in statements of obligations to Congress.

Any statement of obligation of funds furnished by any agency of the Government to the Congress or any committee thereof shall include only such amounts as may be valid obligations as defined in subsection (a) of this section. (Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 935, ch. XIII, § 1311, 68 Stat. 830.)

31 U.S.C., $ 498. Same; distinct accounts required.

All officers, agents, or other persons receiving public moneys shall render distinct accounts [to Comptroller General] of the application thereof, according to the appropriation under which the same may have been advanced to them. (R.S. $ 3623.)

31 U.S.C., $ 581. Contents of proposed appropriations and statements

of expenditures and estimates; information as to personal services and other objects; waiver.







* (b) The Budget, and statements furnished with any proposed supplemental or deficiency appropriations, shall be accompanied

by information as to personal services and other objects of expenditure in the same manner and form as in the Budget for the fiscal year 1950: Provided, That this requirement may be waived or modified, either generally or in specific cases, by joint action of the committees of Congress having jurisdiction over appropriations: And provided further, That nothing in sections 1, 2, 11, 13-16, 17, 18, 19–22, 23, 24, 41-43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 52, 53-55, 71, 471, 581 and 581a of this title shall be construed to limit the authority of committees of Congress to request and receive such information in such form as they may desire in consideration of an action upon budget estimates. (June 10, 1921, ch. 18, title II, $ 204, 42 Stat. 21; Sept. 12, 1950, ch. 946, title I, pt. I § 102(c), 64 Stat. 833.)

31 U.S.C., $ 701. Accounting procedure. (a) Transfer of obligated balances; withdrawal and restoration of

unobligated balances; reports. * * * Provided further, That prior thereto the head of the agency concerned shall make such report (re unobligated balances) with respect to each such restoration as the Director of the Bureau of the Budget may require, and shall submit such report to the Director, the Comptroller General, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the President of the Senate.



* * (July 25, 1956, ch. 727, § 1, 70 Stat. 647.)

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31 U.S.C., § 725w. Survey and report of funds in official custody of

officers and employees for which no accounting is rendered. The Comptroller General of the United States shall cause a survey to be made of funds on the books of the Government and also funds in the official custody of officers and employees of the United States, in which the Government is financially concerned, for which no accounting is rendered to the General Accounting Office; and he shall submit to the Congress annually, in a special report, his recommendations for such changes in existing law relating thereto as, in his judgment, may be in the public interest. (June 26, 1934, ch. 756, $ 24, 48 Stat. 1236; Aug. 30, 1954, ch. 1076, § 1(31), 68 Stat. 968.)

31 U.S.C., $ 757c. United States savings bonds and Treasury savings


(i) Losses resulting from redemption of savings bonds; exemptions

from liability; repayments; report to Congress. Any losses resulting from payments made in connection with the redemption of savings bonds shall be replaced out of the fund established by the Government Losses in Shipment Act, as amended, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. *** The Secretary of the Treasury shall include in his annual report to the Congress a statement of all payments made from the fund pursuant to this subsection. (Sept. 24, 1917, ch. 56, § 22, as added Feb. 4, 1935, ch. 5, § 6, 49 Stat. 21, and amended Feb. 19, 1941, ch. 7, § 3, 55 Stat. 7; Apr. 12, 1943, ch. 52, $ 3, 57 Stat. 63; Apr. 3,

1945, ch. 51, 83, 59 Stat. 47; Proc. No. 2695, eff. July 4, 1946, 11 F. R. 7517, 60 Stat. 1352; Mar. 26, 1951, ch. 19, § 1, 65 Stat. 26; Apr. 20, 1957, Pub. L. 85–17, § 1, 71 Stat. 15.)

(See transfer of functions notation following 5 U.S.C., § 282, on p. 1.)

31 U.S.C., § 822a. Stabilization of exchange value of dollar; sta bili.

zation fund; payment of subscription to International Monetary

Fund; repayment covered into Treasury. (a) For the purpose of stabilizing the exchange value of the dollar, the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approval of the President, directly or through such agencies as he may designate, is authorized, for the account of the fund established in this section, to deal in gold and foreign exchange and such other instruments of credit and securities as he may deem necessary to carry out the purpose of this section. An annual audit of such fund shall be made and a report thereof submitted to the President and to the Congress.

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* (Jan. 30, 1934, ch. 6 $ 10, 48 Stat. 341; Jan. 23, 1937, 2 p.m., ch. 5, $ 1,50 Stat. 4; July 6, 1939, ch. 260, $$ 1, 2, 53 Stat. 998; June 30, 1941, ch. 265, § 1, 55 Stat. 395; Apr. 29, 1943, ch. 76, $$ 1, 2, 57 Stat. 68; July 31, 1945, ch. 339, $ 7(a), 59 Stat. 514.) 31 U.S.C., § 848. Transmission of budget programs to Congress;

amendments; effective date. The budget programs of the corporations as modified, amended, or revised by the President shall be transmitted to the Congress as a part of the annual Budget required by the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921. Amendments to the annual budget programs may be submitted from time to time.

Budget programs shall be submitted for all wholly owned Government corporations covering operations for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 1946, and each fiscal year thereafter. (Dec. 6, 1945, ch. 557, title I, § 103, 59 Stat. 598.)

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40 U.S.C., $ 74. Annual reports of Commission to Congress; estimates

for Bureau of the Budget. Said (National Capital Park and Planning] commission shall report to Congress annually on the first Monday of December the lands acquired during the preceding fiscal year, the method of acquisition, and the cost of each tract. It shall also submit, to the Bureau of the Budget on or before September 15 of each year its estimate of the total sum to be appropriated for expenditure under the provisions of sections 71, 72, 73, and 74 of this title during the succeeding fiscal year. (June 6, 1924, ch. 270, $ 13, formerly $4, 43 Stat. 464; renumbered July 19, 1952, ch. 949, § 2, 66 Stat. 791.) 40 U.S.C., § 174c. Control, care, and supervision of Senate Office


* the Architect of the Capitol shall submit annually to the Congress estimates in detail for all services (other than for officers and privates of the Capitol Police) and for all other expenses in connection with said [Senate] office building and necessary for its protection, care,

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