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§ 304. —  Public Printer: vacancy in office.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 44USC304]

 
                 TITLE 44--PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
 
                  CHAPTER 3--GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
 
Sec. 304. Public Printer: vacancy in office

    In case of the death, resignation, absence, or sickness of the 
Public Printer, the Deputy Public Printer shall perform the duties of 
the Public Printer until a successor is appointed or his absence or 
sickness ceases; but the President may direct any other officer of the 
Government, whose appointment is vested in the President by and with the 
advice and consent of the Senate, to perform the duties of the vacant 
office until a successor is appointed, or the sickness or absence of the 
Public Printer ceases. A vacancy occasioned by death or resignation may 
not be filled temporarily under this section for longer than ten days, 
and a temporary appointment, designation, or assignment of another 
officer may not be made except to fill a vacancy happening during a 
recess of the Senate.

(Pub. L. 90-620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1239.)


                      Historical and Revision Notes

    Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., Sec. 32 (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, 
Sec. 36, 28 Stat. 606; May 27, 1908, ch. 200, Sec. 1, 35 Stat. 382.)



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