44 U.S. Code § 1911 - Free use of Government publications in depositories; disposal of unwanted publications

Depository libraries shall make Government publications available for the free use of the general public, and may dispose of them after retention for five years under section 1912 of this title, if the depository library is served by a regional depository library. Depository libraries not served by a regional depository library, or that are regional depository libraries themselves, shall retain Government publications permanently in either printed form or in microfacsimile form, except superseded publications or those issued later in bound form which may be discarded as authorized by the Superintendent of Documents.


(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1286.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 92 (part) (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, § 74,28 Stat. 620; June 20, 1936, ch. 630, title VII, § 11,49 Stat. 1552; Aug. 9, 1962, Pub. L. 87–579, § 8, 76 Stat. 355).
The first sentence of section 92, is classified to section 1119; the remainder comprises this section of the revision.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

44 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large


LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.