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

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Page 6 - ... 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 72 - ... 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, and shall be transmitted to and received by the 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...
Page 26 - 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 71 - ... 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 72 - ... as aforesaid, within ten or twenty days, or waiving delinquency, in such cases only in which there is, or is likely to be, a manifest physical difficulty in complying with the same, it being the purpose of this provision to require the prompt rendition of accounts without regard to the mere convenience...
Page 4 - 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...
Page 73 - ... provisions of existing law on the subject are sections 4a and 6 of the national defense act as amended ; sections 9, 10, 11, and 17, pay readjustment act of June 10, 1922, as amended ; and the acts of June 30, 1922, and September 14, 1922, which fix the authorized commissioned strength of the Army. The changes that will be brought about in existing law by the proposed legislation and the effect of such changes, briefly, are as follows: It will change the present designation of band leader in...
Page 72 - ... days, or waiving delinquency in such cases only in which there is, or is likely to be, a manifest physical difficulty in complying with the same, it being the purpose of this provision to require the prompt rendition of accounts without regard to the mere convenience of the officers, and to forbid the advance of money to those delinquent in rendering them: Provided further, That should there be a delay by the administrative departments beyond the aforesaid twenty or sixty days in transmitting...

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