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ACT NO. 255
ACT NO. 255 - AN ACT AMENDING ACT
NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FIVE BY CHANGING THE NAME OF THE
INSULAR CONSTABULARY TO THE PHILIPPINES CONSTABULARY AND PROVIDING FOR
A SECTION OF INFORMATION
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|Section 1. Section one of
Act Numbered One hundred and seventy-five is hereby amended by adding
at the end thereof the words "which shall be known as the Philippines
Constabulary" and by substituting for the word "Insular" wherever it
occurs in the succeeding sections of said Act the word "Philippines."
Sec. 2. The Chief of Philippines Constabulary is
hereby authorized and directed to organize a section of Information,
which shall be under his immediate direction and control and shall
consist of one Superintendent of Section, who shall be appointed by the
Chief and shall receive an annual salary of two thousand five hundred
dollars, payable monthly; one second-class inspector, one third-class
inspector, and one fourth-class inspector, who shall be paid as
provided in said Act Numbered One hundred dollars per annum each; one
draftsman, who shall be paid three hundred and sixty-five dollars per
annum, the draftsman and clerk to be appointed under the Civil service
The Chief of Philippines Constabulary is further authorized and
empowered to employ one armorer and gunsmith who shall be under his
immediate charge and control and who shall be paid a salary of nine
hundred dollars per annum.
Sec. 3. The public good requiring the speedy
enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in
accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order or
procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September
twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.
ENACTED, October 3, 1901.