To Require the Prompt Rendition of Accounts: Hearings ... Seventieth Congress, First Session ...

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Page 74 - Nothing herein contained shall, however, be construed to restrain the heads of any of the Departments from requiring such other returns or reports from the officer or agent, subject to the control of such heads of Departments as the public interest may require.
Page 4 - ... 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.
Page 63 - All monthly accounts shall be mailed or otherwise sent to the proper officer at Washington within ten days after the end of the month to which they relate, and quarterly and other accounts within twenty days after the period to which they relate...
Page 24 - All claims and demands whatever by the Government of the United States or against it, and all accounts whatever in which the Government of the United States is concerned, either as debtor or creditor, shall be settled and adjusted in the General Accounting Office.
Page 19 - Auditors within twenty days of their actual receipt at the proper office in Washington in the case of monthly, and sixty days in the case of quarterly and other accounts. Should there be any delinquency in this regard at the time of the receipt by the Auditor of a requisition for an advance of money, he shall disapprove the requisition, which...
Page 63 - ... shall be deemed guilty of embezzlement, and shall be fined in a sum equal to the amount of the money embezzled, and shall be imprisoned not less than six months nor more than ten years.
Page 74 - President, an order of the Secretary of the Treasury, in the particular case, shall be necessary to authorize the advance of money requested: And provided further, That this section shall not apply to accounts of the postal revenue and expenditures therefrom, which shall be rendered as now required by law. "The Secretary of the Treasury shall on the first Monday of January in each year make report to Congress of such officers...
Page 1 - All persons in the service of the United States, its corporate or other agencies, who by virtue of their official positions receive moneys of whatsoever character, which they are not authorized to retain as salary, pay, or emolument, shall account therefor directly to the Comptroller General of the United States under such regulations as he may prescribe.
Page 74 - Department, as were found upon final settlement of their accounts to have been indebted to the Government, with the amount of such indebtedness in each case, and who, at the date of making report, had failed to pay the same into the Treasury of the United States.
Page 74 - ... he may also do for other reasons arising out of the condition of the officer's accounts for whom the advance is requested ; but the Secretary of the Treasury may overrule the Auditor's decision as to the sufficiency of these latter reasons...

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