United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/5th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 10
July 5, 1797.
Chap. Ⅹ.—An Act to continue in force to the end of the next session, certain acts, and parts of acts, of limited duration.
Certain laws declared in force till the end of next session.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all laws of the United States, and parts of laws now in force, and which, by the terms of their limitation, will expire with the end of this session of Congress, shall be, and hereby are continued in force, until the end of the next session.
Approved, July 5, 1797.