2 U.S. Code § 132a - Appropriations for increase of general library

The unexpended balance of any sums appropriated by Congress for the increase of the general library, together with such sums as may hereafter be appropriated to the same purpose, shall be laid out under the direction of the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library.


(R.S. § 82; Feb. 7, 1902, No. 5, 32 Stat. 735; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title II, § 223,60 Stat. 838.)

R.S. § 82 derived from acts Apr. 24, 1800, ch. 37, § 5,2 Stat. 56, and Jan. 26, 1802, ch. 2, § 6,2 Stat. 129.

1946—Act Aug. 2, 1946, changed composition of Joint Committee. See section 132b of this title.
Effective Date of 1946 Amendment

Amendment by act Aug. 2, 1946, effective Jan. 3, 1947, see section 245 of that act, set out as a note under section 72a of this title.

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