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AN ACT INCREASING THE FORCE OF EMPLOYEES IN THE OFFICE OF THE COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS FOR THE ISLANDS, AND OF THE CAPTAIN OF THE PORT AT MANILA, AND INCREASING THE SALARIES OF EMPLOYEES IN THE OFFICES OF THE MILITARY SECRETARY AND OF THE OFFICER IN CHARGE OF INSURGENT RECORDS.
By authority of the President of the United States, be it enacted by the United States Philippine Commission, that:SECTION 1. Twenty additional fourth-class inspectors may be employed in the office of the Collector of Customs of the Islands at Manila at a salary of sixty dollars per month each.SEC. 2. Two building inspectors, in addition to the present force, may be employed in the office of the city engineer of Manila under the Provost Marshal-General at salaries of one hundred dollars a month each.SEC. 3. One additional property clerk may be employed in the office of the Captain of the Port at Manila at a salary of one hundred dollars per month.SEC. 4. The salary of the chief clerk and translator in the office of the officer having charge of the insurgent records shall be increased from one thousand dollars to one thousand four hundred dollars a year, and in the same office the salary of the Tagalog translator shall be increased from thirty dollars to fifty dollars per month.SEC. 5. The salary of the chief clerk of the Military Secretary's office shall be increased from one thousand six hundred dollars to one thousand eight hundred dollars a year, and the salary of the assistant chief clerk in the same office shall be increased from one thousand dollars to one thousand two hundred dollars a year.SEC. 6. In this Act whenever a sum of money is mentioned it shall be understood to mean money of the United States. SEC. 7. This Act shall take effect on its passage.Enacted, October 10, 1900.
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