« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »
while making or causing to be made with a stop watch, or other time-measuring device, a time study of any job of any such employee between the starting and completion thereof, or of the movements of any such employee while engaged upon such work; nor shall any part of the appropriations made in this Act be available to pay any premium or bonus or cash reward to any employee in addition to his regular wages, except for suggestions resulting in improvements or economy in the operation of any Government plant. (Printed also on page 34, Part I.) PURCHAse of ARTICLES MANUFACTURED AT Gover NMENT ARseNALs: That no part of the moneys appropriated in each or any section of this Act shall be used or expended for the purchase or acquirement of any article or articles that at the time of the proposed acquirement can be manufactured or produced in each or any of the Government arsenals of the United States for a sum less than it can be purchased or procured otherwise. That all orders or contracts for the manufacture of material pertaining to approved projects heretofore or hereafter placed with Government-owned establishments shall be considered as obligations in the same manner as provided for similar orders placed with commercial manufacturers, and the appropriations shall remain available for the payment of the obligations so Created as in the case of contracts or orders with commercial manufacturers. (Printed also on page 34, Part I.) TRANSPORTATION OF woundED AND oth ERwise DISABLED sof.DIERS, SAILORS, OR MARINES, when TRAVELING ON FURLough : The Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, under such regulations and restrictions as they may provide, are hereby authorized to issue to all wounded and otherwise disabled soldiers, sailors, or marines under treatment in any Army, Navy, or other hospital, who are given furloughs at any time, a furlough certificate, which certificate shall be signed by the commanding officer at such hospital. This furlough certificate when presented by such furloughed soldier, sailor, or marine to the agent of any railroad or steamship company over whose lines said soldier, sailor, or marine may travel to and from his home during the furlough period shall entitle said soldier, sailor, or marine to purchase a ticket from the point of departure to point of destination and return at the rate of 1 cent per mile, and on presentation of such certificate on which such ticket has been issued the railroad or steamship company issuing such ticket shall be entitled to receive from the Treasury of the United States the difference between the amount paid for such ticket at the rate of 1 cent per mile and the regular scheduled rate for such ticket. The sum of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this paragraph. Provided, That no part of the funds herein appropriated shall be expended in payment of the salary of any officer of the Army
of the United States who shall issue or cause to be issued any order, written or verbal, preventing social intercourse between officers and enlisted men of said Army while not on military duty when such order was not authorized by law or general Executive order: Provided further, That this limitation shall not apply to an officer who shall have acted in obedience to the mandates of his superior. (Printed also on page 35, Part I.) PURCHASE OF A RM Y STORES BY DISCHARGED RECEIVING TREATMENT FROM THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE: That hereafter honorably discharged officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy. or Marine Corps who are being cared for and are receiving medical treatment from the Public Health Service shall, while undergoing such care and treatment, be permitted to purchase subsistence stores and articles of other authorized supplies, except articles of the uniform, from the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps at the same price as charged the officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. (Printed also on page 35, Part I.) RIFLES AND ACCESSOR: FS FOR ORGANIZATIONS OF WAR WETERANS: That the Act entitled “An Act authorizing the Secretary of War to loan Army rifles to posts of the American Legion,” approved February 10, 1920, be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows: “That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized, under rules, limitations, and regulations to be prescribed by him, to loan obsolete or condemned Army rifles, slings, and cartridge belts to posts or camps of organizations composed of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, or marines, for use by them in connection with the funeral ceremonies of deceased soldiers, sailors, and marines, and for other post ceremonial purposes; and to sell such posts and camps blank ammunition in suitable amounts for said rifles at cost price, plus cost of packing and transportation : Provided, however, That not to exceed ten such rifles shall be issued to any one post or camp.” (Printed also on page 36, Part I.) EMERGENCY COMMISSIONED PERSONNEL : That the President is authorized to retain temporarily in service, under their present commissions, or to discharge and recommission temporarily in lower grades, such emergency officers as he may deem necessary; but the total number of officers on active duty, exclusive of retired officers and disabled emergency officers undergoing treatment for physical reconstruction, shall at no time exceed seventeen thousand eight hundred and twenty-three. Any emergency officer may be discharged when his services are no longer required, and all such officers shall be discharged not later than December 31, 1920. All officers of the Regular Army holding commissions granted for the period of the existing emergency, in whatever grade, shall be discharged therefrom not later than June 30, 1920. (Printed on page 36, Part I.) MEDAL of HoNor For VERDUN : That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, in the name of the Congress and people of the United States, to present to the city of Verdun, France,
a suitable memorial medal or tablet as a mark of America's appreciation of the valor of its defenders, the cost to be paid from the appropriation for contingencies of the Army. (Printed also on page 37, Part I.) Approved June 5, 1920. [112.2, A. G. O.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR : W. M. WRIGHT, Major General, Acting Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL : I’. C. HARRIS, The Adjutant General.
INDEX TO PART II (GENERAL LEGISLATION).
Acts and resolutions of Congress, act of Feb. 10, 1920,
Balances of certain appropriations to be transferred to
44 37 37