United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 23
Consent of Congress granted to the act of Maryland for collecting a duty of one cent per ton on vessels coming into Baltimore district from a foreign voyage.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of Congress be, and is hereby granted and declared, to the operation of an act of the General Assembly of Maryland, passed the twenty-eighth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, intituled “An act to appoint a health officer, for the port of Baltimore, in Baltimore county,” so far as to enable the state aforesaid to collect a duty of one cent per ton, on all vessels coming into the district of Baltimore, from a foreign voyage, for the purposes in the said act intended.
Limitation of the act.
See page 546, post.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That this act shall be in force for one year, and from thence to the end of the next session of Congress thereafter, and no longer.
Approved, May 6, 1796.