4 U.S. Code § 144 - Cooperation of departments and agencies

The heads of the several executive departments and independent agencies and establishments shall cooperate with the Archivist in the work prescribed by section 141 of this title by permitting access to any records deemed by him to be necessary to the completion of such work.


(Added Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, § 12,65 Stat. 714; amended Pub. L. 98–497, title I, § 107(f),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2292.)

1984—Pub. L. 98–497substituted “Archivist” for “Administrator”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–497effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 ofPub. L. 98–497, set out as a note under section 2102 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.
Similar Provisions; Repeal; Saving Clause; Delegation of Functions; Transfer of Property and Personnel

See note preceding section 141 of this title.

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