An Act To consolidate certain exceptions to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes and to improve the United States Code

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Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes shall not be construed to apply to any purchases or services authorized by any appropriation act for the Smithsonian Institution, where the aggregate amount involved does not exceed the sum of $100. The sections or parts of sections of the Statutes at Large covering the provisions consolidated in this Act are repealed insofar as they are incorporated in the United States Code as shown by the appended table: Act of Feb. 11, 1927, ch. 104, sec. 1, 44 Stat. 1081, included at 20 U. S. C. 68.


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  • 54 Stat. 1109
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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54 Stat. 1109 (1940); ch. 851 (Book)

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  • 1941
  • 10/10/1940


  • Repeal of legislation
  • Law
  • Statutes
  • Codification
  • Law--Codification
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Public Law

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Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 1109-12

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