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§ 145. —  Printing and distribution.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 4USC145]

 
       TITLE 4--FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES
 
                 CHAPTER 5--OFFICIAL TERRITORIAL PAPERS
 
Sec. 145. Printing and distribution

    (a) The Public Printer shall print and bind each volume of the 
official papers relating to the Territories of the United States as 
provided for in this chapter, of which--
        (1) four hundred and twenty copies shall be delivered to the 
    Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, for 
    distribution, on the basis of one copy each, and as directed by the 
    Archivist, to those historical associations, commissions, museums, 
    or libraries and other nondepository libraries, not to exceed eight 
    in number within each State, Territory, or Possession, which have 
    been or may be designated by the Governor thereof to receive such 
    copies;
        (2) one hundred copies shall be delivered to the National 
    Archives and Records Administration for the use of that 
    Administration; and
        (3) one hundred copies shall be delivered to the Superintendent 
    of Documents for distribution in such manner and number as may be 
    authorized and directed by the Joint Committee on Printing.

    (b) The historical associations, commissions, museums, or libraries 
and other nondepository libraries within each State, Territory, or 
Possession which have been or may be designated by the Governor thereof 
to receive the publications referred to in subsection (a) of this 
section, shall, during their existence, receive the succeeding volumes, 
the distribution of which shall be made by the Superintendent of 
Documents in accordance with lists of designations transmitted to him by 
the Archivist. A new designation may be made to the Archivist by the 
Governor only when a designated association, commission, museum, or 
library shall cease to exist, or when authorized by law.

(Added Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, Sec. 12, 65 Stat. 714; amended Pub. L. 
98-497, title I, Sec. 107(f), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2292.)


                               Amendments

    1984--Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 98-497 substituted ``Archivist'' for 
``Administrator''.
    Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 98-497 substituted ``National Archives and 
Records Administration'' for ``General Services Administration''.
    Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98-497 substituted ``Archivist'' for 
``Administrator'' in two places.


                    Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

    Amendment by Pub. L. 98-497 effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 
of Pub. L. 98-497, set out as a note under section 2102 of Title 44, 
Public Printing and Documents.

  Similar Provisions; Repeal; Saving Clause; Delegation of Functions; 
                   Transfer of Property and Personnel

    See note preceding section 141 of this title.



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