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[Act No. 620, (1903-02-06)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l90b9)
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[ Act No. 620, February 06, 1903 ]

AN ACT RETURNING THE SUM OF EIGHT THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FOUR DOLLARS AND TWELVE CENTS, LOCAL CURRENCY, TO BERNARDINO MONREAL OF SORSOGON.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION 1. Whereas the sum of eight thousand two hundred and sixty-four dollars and twelve cents, local currency, belonging to Bernardino Monreal, was seized in January, nineteen hundred and one, by Colonel Walter Howe, Forty-Seventh Infantry, United States Volunteers, on the ground that said Bernardino Monreal was a collector for the insurgents, and that these were insurgent funds; and

Whereas it is clearly established that these funds were the personal property of Bernardino Monreal:

The sum of eight thousand two hundred and sixty-four dollars and twelve cents, local currency, is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be paid to Bernardino Monreal, of Sorsogon, Sorsogon, as reimbursement for the same amount of money seized from him as hereinbefore stated.

SEC. 2. 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 of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

SEC. 3. This acts shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, February 6, 1903.

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