United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/2nd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 35
1790, ch. 12.
The act for remitting or mitigating forfeitures, &c. continued for three years.
1797, ch. 3.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act, intitled “An act to provide for mitigating or remitting the forfeitures and penalties accruing under the revenue laws in certain cases therein mentioned,” shall be and hereby is, continued in full force for the term of three years from the passing of this act, and no longer. Provided, That nothing in the said act shall be construed to limit or restrain the power of the President of the United Slates to grant pardons for offences against the United States.
Pensions to be paid for one year from 4th March last.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the yearly pensions which have been, or may be allowed by, or in pursuance of, any act or law of the United States, to persons who were wounded and disabled in the public service shall for the space of one year from the fourth day of March last be paid out of the treasury of the United States, under such regulations as the President of the United States may direct.
Approved, May 8, 1792.