Report of the Special Committee of the United States Senate, to Investigate Attempts at Bribery, Etc., Under the Resolution of the Senate of May 17, 1894

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Página 626 - Every person who having been summoned as a witness by the authority of either House of Congress to give testimony or to produce papers upon any matter under inquiry before either House, or any...
Página 615 - SEC. 103. No witness is privileged to refuse to testify to any fact, or to produce any paper, respecting which he shall be examined by either house of Congress, or by any committee of either house, upon the ground that his testimony to such fact or his production of such paper may tend to disgrace him or otherwise render him infamous.
Página 615 - Congress, willfully makes default, or who, having appeared, refuses to answer any question pertinent to the question under inquiry, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 nor less than $100, and imprisonment in a common jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months.
Página 269 - ... to produce papers upon any matter under inquiry before either house, or any committee of either house of Congress, willfully makes default, or who, having appeared, refuses to answer any question pertinent to the question under inquiry, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars nor less than one hundred dollars, and imprisonment in a common jail for not less than one month nor more than twelve months.
Página 678 - Congress is in session, he shall make recommendations looking to greater economy or efficiency in public expenditures. (b) He shall make such investigations and reports as shall be ordered by either House of Congress or by any committee of either House having jurisdiction over revenue, appropriations, or expenditures.
Página 625 - Hereof fail not, as you will answer your default under the pains and penalties in such cases made and provided. To to serve and return.
Página 688 - Cuba, of the provisions of the treaty of commercial reciprocity concluded between the United States and the Republic of Cuba on December 11, 1902, or...
Página 686 - Whenever a witness summoned as mentioned in section one hundred and two fails to testify, and the facts are reported to either house, the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House, as the case may be, shall certify the fact under the seal qf the Senate or House to the District attorney for the District of Columbia, whose duty it shall be to bring the matter before the grand jury for their action.
Página 686 - House, as the ease may be, to certify, and he shall so certify, the statement of facts aforesaid under the seal of the Senate or House, as the case may be, to the appropriate United States attorney, whose duty it shall be to bring the matter before the grand jury for its action (Revised Statutes, sec.
Página 193 - That the Ways and Means Committee of the House, or the Finance Committee of the Senate, was not in position to make such investigation was now freely admitted by the Republicans.

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