Committee Reports, Hearings, and Acts of Congress Corresponding Thereto. Committee on Insular Affairs. House of Representatives. Fifty-Seventh Congress, First and Second Sessions. 1901-1903

Committee Reports, Hearings, and Acts of Congress Corresponding Thereto. Committee on Insular Affairs. House of Representatives. Fifty-Seventh Congress, First and Second Sessions. 1901-1903

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...beg leave to report that they have had the same under consideration and report the same back with the following amendment, to wit: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: That the action of the President of the United States in creating the Philippine Commission and authorizing said Commission to exercise the powers of government to the extent and in the manner and form and subject to the regulation and control set forth in the instructions of the President of the Philippine Commission, dated April seventh, nineteen hundred, and in creating the offices of civil governor and vice-governor of the Philippine Islands, and authorizing said civil governor and vice-governor to exercise the powers of government to the extent and in the manner and form set forth in the Executive order dated June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and one, and in establishing four executive departments of government in said islands, as set forth in the act of the Philippine Commission, entitled "An act providing an organization for the departments of the interior, of commerce and police, of finance and justice, and of public instruction," enacted September sixth, nineteen hundred and one, is hereby approved, ratified, and confirmed, and until otherwise provided by law the said islands shall continue to be governed as thereby and herein provided, and all laws passed hereafter by the Philippine Commission shall have an enacting clause as follows: "By authority of the United States be it enacted by the Philippine Commission." The future appointments of civil governor, vice-governor, and members of said Commission and heads of executive departments shall be made by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Sec....show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506944
  • 9781236506948