(June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 678.)
Short Title of 2000 Amendment
Pub. L. 106–293
, § 1,Oct. 12, 2000, 114 Stat. 1035
, provided that: “This Act [amending provisions set out as a note under section
of this title] may be cited as the ‘Presidential Transition Act of 2000’.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Pub. L. 106–92
1. DESIGNATION OF DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER EXECUTIVE OFFICE BUILDING.
, Nov. 9, 1999, 113 Stat. 1309
, provided that:
“The Old Executive Office Building located at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington, District of Columbia, shall be known and designated as the ‘Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building’.
“Any reference in a law, map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the building referred to in section
shall be deemed to be a reference to the ‘Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building’.”
Pub. L. 100–461
, title V, § 590,Oct. 1, 1988, 102 Stat. 2268–52
, as amended by Pub. L. 106–92
, § 2,Nov. 9, 1999, 113 Stat. 1309
, provided that:
“(a) Acceptance of Gifts of Money and Property.—The Director of the Office of Administration is authorized to—
“(1) accept, hold, administer, utilize and sell gifts and bequests of property, both real and personal, and loans of personal property other than money; and
“(2) accept and utilize voluntary and uncompensated services;
for the purpose of aiding, benefiting, or facilitating the work of preservation, restoration, renovation, rehabilitation, or historic furnishing of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building and the grounds thereof.
“(b) Establishment of Fund.—There is established in the Treasury a fund for use in accordance with the provisions of this section. Amounts of money and proceeds from the sale of property accepted under subsection (a) shall be deposited in the fund, which shall be available to the Director of the Office of Administration. Such funds shall be held in trust by the Secretary of the Treasury.
“(c) Use of Fund.—Property accepted pursuant to this section or the proceeds from the sale thereof, shall be used as nearly as possible in accordance with the terms of the gift or bequest. Any use or sale of property accepted pursuant to this section, and any use of proceeds from such sale, shall be subject to the disapproval of the Administrator of General Services within 30 days after the Administrator receives notice of such use or sale. The Director of the Office of Administration shall not accept any gift under this section that is expressly conditioned on any expenditure not to be met from the gift itself unless such expenditure has been approved by an Act of Congress.
“(d) Taxes.—For the purpose of the Federal income, estate, and gift tax laws, property accepted under this section shall be considered as a gift, bequest, or devise to the United States.”
President’s Advisory Commission on Presidential Office Space
Act Aug. 3, 1956, ch. 925, 70 Stat. 979
, as amended by Pub. L. 85–3
, Jan. 25, 1957, 71 Stat. 4
, created a President’s Advisory Commission on Presidential Office Space to study the problem of providing more adequate office space for the White House Office and the other agencies of the Executive Office of the President. Pursuant to section 1(b) of act Aug. 3, 1956, the Commission was required to report to the President its findings and recommendations within 10 months after Aug. 3, 1956, and section 2(g) of act Aug. 3, 1956, provided that the Commission should cease to exist 30 days after the submission of its final report.