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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 108, 109, 111-JUNE 17, 20 , 21, 1947 [61 STAT. Whereas the reprinting of this document without annotations for the last ten years is not considered appropriate: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Revision, etc. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Librarian of Con- gress is hereby authorized and directed to have the Annotated Con- stitution of the United States of America, published in 1938, revised and extended to include annotations of decisions of the Supreme Court prior to January 1, 1948, construing the several provisions of the Constitution correlated under each separate provision, and to have the said revised document printed at the Government Printing Office. Three thousand copies shall be printed, of which two thousand two hundred copies shall be for the use of the House of Representatives and eight hundred copies for the use of the Senate. tAppropiation au- SEO. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for carrying out the provisions of this Act, with respect to the preparation but not including printing, the sum of $35,000 to remain available until expended. Approved June 17, 1947. June 20,1947 [S. 321] [Public Law 96] Cadets and mid- shipmen. Increase in pay. [CHAPTER 1091 AN ACT To amend section 17 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, so as to increase the pay of cadets and midshipmen at the service academies, and for other pur- poses. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 17 of the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942 (56 Stat. 368; 37 U. S . C . 117), is hereby amended by striking therefrom the figures "$780" and substi- tuting therefor the figures "$936". SEC. 2 . The increases in pay provided by this Act shall become effective on the first day of the first month following its enactment, and no increase in pay for any period prior thereto shall accrue by reason of the enactment of this Act. Approved June 20, 1947. [CHAPTER 1111 ANi APCT June 21,1947 IS.26] To make criminally liable persons who negligently allow prisoners in their custody I ublic Law 97] to escape. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 138 of the Criminal Code (35 Stat. 1113; 18 U. S . C. 244) be, and it hereby is, amended to read as follows: "Whenever any marshal, deputy marshal, ministerial officer, or other person has in his custody any prisoner by virtue of process issued under the laws of the United States by any court, judge, or commissioner, and such marshal, deputy marshal, ministerial officer, or other person voluntarily suffers such prisoner to escape, he shall be fined not more than $2,000, or imprisoned not more than two years, or both. When- ever any marshal, deputy marshal, ministerial officer, or other person has in his custody any prisoner by virtue of process issued under the laws of the United States by any court, judge, or commissioner, and such marshal, deputy marshal, ministerial officer, or other person negligently suffers such prisoner to escape, he shall be fined not more than $500 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both." Approved June 21, 1947. 134