2 U.S. Code § 2184 - Purchase of furniture or carpets for House or Senate

No furniture or carpets for either House shall be purchased without the written order of the chairman of the Committee on Rules and Administration, for the Senate, or without the written order of the chairman of the Committee on House Oversight of the House of Representatives, for the House of Representatives.

Source

(R.S. § 1816; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, § 102, title II, § 224,60 Stat. 814, 838; Pub. L. 104–186, title II, § 221(2),Aug. 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1748.)
Codification

Section was classified to section 170 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.
R.S. § 1816 derived from Res. Apr. 16, 1862, No. 28, 12 Stat. 617; acts Mar. 30, 1867, ch. 24, § 2,15 Stat. 13; July 20, 1868, ch. 177, § 1,15 Stat. 115; Mar. 3, 1869, ch. 121, § 1,15 Stat. 283, 284; Mar. 3, 1871, ch. 114, § 1,16 Stat. 500; Aug. 15, 1876, ch. 287, 19 Stat. 147.
Provision of R.S. § 1816 relating to repairs of Capitol is classified to section 1814 of this title.
Amendments

1996—Pub. L. 104–186substituted “House Oversight of the House of Representatives, for the House of Representatives” for “Accounts of the House of Representatives, for the House”.
1946—Act Aug. 2, 1946, substituted “Committee on Rules and Administration” for “Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate”.
Change of Name

Committee on House Oversight of House of Representatives changed to Committee on House Administration of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 6, 1999.
Effective Date of 1946 Amendment

Act Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, § 142,60 Stat. 834, provided that section 102 of that act shall take effect on Jan. 2, 1947, and section 245 of title II of that act, 60 Stat. 839, provided that section 224 thereof shall “take effect on the day on which the Eightieth Congress convenes”. The Eightieth Congress convened on Jan. 3, 1947.

 

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