§ 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]
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
(2) one hundred copies shall be delivered to the National
Archives and Records Administration for the use of that
(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.)
1984--Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 98-497 substituted ``Archivist'' for
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.