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§ 3902. —  Appointment of Inspector General; supervision; removal.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 44USC3902]

 
                 TITLE 44--PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS
 
   CHAPTER 39--GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
 
Sec. 3902. Appointment of Inspector General; supervision; 
        removal
        
    (a) There shall be at the head of the Office of Inspector General, 
an Inspector General who shall be appointed by the Public Printer 
without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of 
integrity and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, financial 
analysis, law, management analysis, public administration, or 
investigations. The Inspector General shall report to, and be under the 
general supervision of, the Public Printer. The Public Printer shall 
have no authority to prevent or prohibit the Inspector General from 
initiating, carrying out, or completing any audit or investigation, or 
from issuing any subpena during the course of any audit or 
investigation.
    (b) The Inspector General may be removed from office by the Public 
Printer. The Public Printer shall, promptly upon such removal, 
communicate in writing the reasons for any such removal to each House of 
the Congress.

(Added Pub. L. 100-504, title II, Sec. 202, Oct. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 
2530.)



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