R.S. § 210 derived from acts Mar. 9, 1868, ch. 22, § 1,15 Stat. 40
; June 8, 1872, ch. 335, § 20,17 Stat. 287
Section was formerly classified to section
165 of Title
prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554
, § 1,Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378
Provisions of R.S. § 210, act June 20, 1874, and 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 20, cited as credits to this section, insofar as related to duty of Administrator of General Services to furnish to Public Printer a correct copy of every Act and joint resolution, as soon as possible after its approval by President, or after it has become a law in accordance with the Constitution without such approval, were classified to section 191a of former Title 44, Public Printing and Documents, prior to repeal and reenactment as section
by Pub. L. 90–620
, which enacted Title 44. Section 2(a) ofPub. L. 90–620
provided that the legislative purpose in enacting Title 44 was to restate without substantive change the laws replaced by revised Title 44. Because revised section
did not restate those provisions of R.S. § 210 and act June 20, 1874, which appear in this section, this section is not considered as having been repealed by section 3 ofPub. L. 90–620
Reorg. Plan No. 20 of 1950, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, transferred various functions of Secretary of State to Administrator of General Services but excepted from transfer the functions of Secretary of State with respect to treaties and other international agreements under R.S. § 210, as amended (this section).
“United States Postal Service” substituted in text for “Postmaster General” pursuant to section 4(a) ofPub. L. 91–375
, set out as a note under section
, Postal Service, which abolished office of Postmaster General of Post Office Department and transferred its functions to United States Postal Service.