2 U.S. Code § 1819 - Computer backup facilities for legislative offices

(a) Acquisition of buildings and facilities
The Architect of the Capitol is authorized, subject to the availability of appropriations, to acquire (through purchase, lease, or otherwise) buildings and facilities for use as computer backup facilities (and related uses) for offices in the legislative branch.
(b) Acquisition subject to approval
The acquisition of a building or facility under subsection (a) of this section shall be subject to the approval of—
(1) the House Office Building Commission, in the case of a building or facility acquired for the use of an office of the House of Representatives;
(2) the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, in the case of a building or facility acquired for the use of an office of the Senate; or
(3) the House Office Building Commission in the case of a building or facility acquired for the use of any other office in the legislative branch as part of a joint facility with (1) above, or the Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate, in the case of a building or facility acquired for the use of any other office in the legislative branch as part of a joint facility with (2) above.
(c) United States Capitol grounds provisions applicable
Any building or facility acquired by the Architect of the Capitol pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be a part of the United States Capitol Grounds and shall be subject to the provisions of sections 1922, 1961, 1966, 1967, and 1969 of this title and sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of title 40.
(d) Lease of buildings and facilities
In the case of a building or facility acquired through purchase pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Architect of the Capitol may enter into or assume a lease with another person for the use of any portion of the building or facility that the Architect of the Capitol determines is not required to be used to carry out the purposes of this section, subject to the approval of the entity which approved the acquisition of such building or facility under subsection (b) of this section.
(e) Effective date
This section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2002 and each succeeding fiscal year.

Source

(Pub. L. 107–206, title I, § 905,Aug. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 877; Pub. L. 109–55, title I, § 1202(a),Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 579.)
References in Text

Sections 1922, 1961, 1966, 1967, and 1969 of this title and sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of title 40, referred to in subsec. (c), was in the original a reference to the Act entitled “An Act to define the area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use thereof, and for other purposes”, approved July 31, 1946, which is act July 31, 1946, ch. 707, 60 Stat. 718, as amended. Sections 9, 9A, 9B, 9C, and 14 of the Act are classified, respectively, to sections 1961, 1966, 1967, 1922, and 1969 of this title, and section 16(b) of the Act is set out as a note under section 1961 of this title. Sections 1 to 8, 10 to 13, and 16(a) of the Act, which were classified to sections 193a to 193m of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, were repealed and reenacted as sections 5101 to 5107 and 5109 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §§ 1, 6 (b),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1312, the first section of which enacted Title 40. Section 5(c) ofPub. L. 107–217, set out as a note preceding section 101 of Title 40, provides that a reference to a law replaced by section 1 ofPub. L. 107–217is deemed to refer to the corresponding provision enacted by Pub. L. 107–217. For complete classification of the act of July 31, 1946, to the Code, see Tables. For disposition of sections of former Title 40, see table at the beginning of Title 40.
Codification

Section was classified to section 166k of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, § 1,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.
Amendments

2005—Subsecs. (d), (e). Pub. L. 109–55added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (e).
Effective Date of 2005 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–55, title I, § 1202(b),Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 579, provided that: “The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to leases entered into on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 2, 2005].”

 

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