U.S. Code: Title 44 - PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTS

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Current through 113–65 This title was enacted by Pub. L. 90–620, § 1,Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1238   Chap. Sec. 1. Joint Committee on Printing 101 3. Government Printing Office 301 5. Production and Procurement of Printing and Binding 501 7. Congressional Printing and Binding 701 9. Congressional Record 901 11. Executive and Judiciary Printing and Binding 1101 13. Particular Reports and Documents 1301 15. Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations 1501 17. Distribution and Sale of Public Documents 1701 19. Depository Library Program 1901 21. National Archives and Records Administration 2101 22. Presidential Records 2201 23. National Archives Trust Fund Board 2301 25. National Historical Publications and Records Commission 2501 27. Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress 2701 29. Records Management by the Archivist of the United States and by the Administrator of General Services 2901 31. Records Management by Federal Agencies 3101 33. Disposal of Records 3301 35. Coordination of Federal Information Policy 3501 36. Management and Promotion of Electronic Government Services 3601 37. Advertisements by Government Agencies 3701 39. Government Printing Office: Office of Inspector General 3901 41. Access to Federal Electronic Information 4101
Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–347, title I, § 101(b),Dec. 17, 2002, 116 Stat. 2910, added item 36.
1993—Pub. L. 103–40, § 2(b),June 8, 1993, 107 Stat. 113, added item 41.
1990—Pub. L. 101–509, title IV, § 1(d)(2),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1419, added item 27.
1988—Pub. L. 100–504, title II, § 204,Oct. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 2531, added item 39.
1984—Pub. L. 98–497, title I, §§ 102(c)(2), 107(b)(18)(B),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2283, 2290, substituted “National Archives and Records Administration” for “Archival Administration” in item 21, and inserted “the Archivist of the United States and by the” in item 29.
1980—Pub. L. 96–511, § 2(b),Dec. 11, 1980, 94 Stat. 2825, substituted “Information Policy” for “Reporting Services” in item 35.
1978—Pub. L. 95–591, § 2(b)(1),Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2528, added item 22.
Pub. L. 95–378, § 2(b),Sept. 22, 1978, 92 Stat. 723, struck out item 27 “Federal Records Council”.
1974—Pub. L. 93–536, § 2,Dec. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 1735, substituted “National Historical Publications and Records Commission” for “National Historical Publications Commission” in item 25.

Table Showing Disposition of All Sections of Former Title 44
Title 44 Former Sections Title 44 New Sections
1 101
2 102
4 103
5 509
6 510
7 511
8 512
9 513
10 514
11 515
12 516
13 517
14 504
15, 16 Rep.
31 301
32 304
33–35 Rep.
36 508
37, 38 Rep.
39 302
39a 303
40 305
41 306
42 307
43–46 Rep.
47 316
48 Elim.
49 313
50, 51 Rep.
51a Elim.
52 Elim.
52a 308
53 T. 18 § 442
54–57 Rep.
58 505
59 312
60 Rep.
61 315
62 314
63 309
63a 309
64 311
71 1702
72 1705
72a 1708
73 308, 1702
74 1703
75 1704
76 1710
77 1711
78 1720
79 1707
80 1713
81 1712
81a 1901
81b 1902
81c 1914
82 1905
83 1904
84 1910
84a 1912
85 1903, 1906
85a 1913
86 1909
87 1907
87a Rep.
88 1908
89 Elim.
90 Rep.
91 1717
91a 1716
92 1119, 1911
93 1721
94 1709
95 1701
96 1722
111 501
111a 502
111b 503
111c Elim.
112, 113 Rep.
114 1706
115 506, 507
116 501, 1123
117 1103
118 1104
119 1120
120 Elim.
121 1111
131 701
132 702
133 703
134 702
135 705
136 714
137 704
138 715
139 1718
139a 1719
140 716
141 718
142 719
143 738
144 717
145 Elim.
146 734
147 713
148 720
149 721
150 722
151 723
152 724
153 725
154 726
155 727
156 1326
157 730
158 731
159 732
160 735
161 736
162 733
163 908
164 Rep.
165 739
166 740
167 741
168 737
169 Elim.
170 1333
181 901
182 902
182a 903
182b 904
182c 905
183 906
184 Rep.
185 907
186 Rep.
187 909
188 910
189 706
189a 707
190 708
191 709
191a 710
192 711
193 712
194–196 Rep.
196a 728
197 729
211 1101
212 (1st sent.) 1115
212 (2d sent.) 1114
213 (1st par.) 1102
213 (2d par., 1st sent.) 1116
213 (2d par., 2d sent., 1st cl.) 1302
213 (2d par., 2d, 3d sents.) 1308–1310, 1336
213 (3d par.) 1116
213a 1117
214 1107
215 1110
215a 1714
216 1105
217 1715
218 1106
219 1102, 1113
219a 1118
220 1108
221 Rep.
222 1112
223 Rep.
224 1109
225 1121
226 Rep.
227 1122
228, 229 Elim.
230 310
241 1301
242 Rep.
243 1303
244 Rep.
245 1304
246 1307
247 Rep.
248 1306
249 1328
250 1317
251, 252 Rep.
253 1313
254 1314
255, 256 Rep.
257 Elim.
258 1315
259 1316
260 1318
261 1319
262 1320
263 1312
265 1321
266 1322
267 Elim.
268 Rep.
269 1323
270 1324
271 1325
272 1327
273 1329
274 Rep.
275 1331
275a Rep.
275b 1332
276 Rep.
276a 1333
277 Rep.
278 1334
279 1335
279a Rep.
280, 280a Rep.
281, 282 Rep.
283 1337
283a Rep.
284 1338
285 1339
286, 287 Rep.
288 1340
289 1341
290 1342
291 1343
292 Elim.
293, 294 Rep.
295 1344
296 Rep.
296a 1305
297 1311
298 1330
300–300f Rep.
300f–1 Rep.
300g, 300h Rep.
300h–1 Rep.
300i–300k Rep.
300aa Rep.
300bb 2301
300cc 2305
300dd 2306
300ee 2307
300ff 2303
300gg 2308
300hh 2302
300ii 2304
300jj Rep.
301 1502
302 1503
303 1504
304 1501
305 1505
306 1506
307 1507
308 1508
309 1509
310, 310a Rep.
311 1510
311a Rep.
312 1511
313, 314 Rep.
321 3701
322 3703
323 Rep.
324 3702
325 3703
326 Rep.
351–365 Rep.
366 3301
367 3302
368 3303
369 3304
370 3305
371 3306
372 3307
373 3308
374 3309
375 3310
376 3311
377 Rep.
378 3312
379 3313
380 3314
391 1506, 2108, 2301, 2501, 2902
392 2903
393(a) 2501
393(b) 2502
393(c) 2503
393(d) 2504
393(e) 2505
393(f) 2504 nt.
393(g) 2506
393(h) 2507
394 2701
395(a) 2904
395(b) 2905
395(c) 2906
395(d) 2907
395(e) 2908
395(f) 2909
396(a) 3101
396(b) 3102
396(c) 3103
396(d) 3104
396(e) 3105
396(f) 3106
396(g) 3107
396a 2910
397(a) 2103
397(b) 2104
397(c) 2105
397(d) 2106
397(e) 2107
397(f) 2108
397(g) Rep.
397(h) 2109
397(i) 2110
397(j) 2101
398 2111
399 2112
400 2113
401 2901
402 2114
421 3501
422(a) 3503
422(b) 3504
422(c) 3505
422(d) 3506
422(e) 3507
423 3508
424 3509
425 3510
426 3502
427 3511

Enacting Clause

Section 1 ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1238, provided in part: “That the general and permanent laws relating to public printing and documents are revised, codified, and enacted as title 44, United States Code, ‘Public Printing and Documents’, and may be cited as ‘44 U.S.C. § XX’ ”.
Legislative Purpose; Inconsistent Provisions

Section 2(a) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1305, provided that: “The legislative purpose in enacting section 1 of this Act is to restate, without substantive change, the laws replaced by those sections on the effective date of this Act. Laws effective after January 14, 1968, that are inconsistent with this Act are considered as superseding it to the extent of the inconsistency.”
References to Other Laws

Section 2(b) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1305, provided that: “A reference to a law replaced by section 1 of this Act, including a reference in a regulation, order, or other law, is deemed to refer to the corresponding provision enacted by this Act.”
Outstanding Orders, Rules, and Regulations

Section 2(c) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1305, provided that: “An order, rule, or regulation in effect under a law replaced by section 1 of this Act shall continue in effect under the corresponding provision enacted by this Act until repealed, amended, or superseded.”
Savings Provision

Section 2(d) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1305, provided that: “An action taken or an offense committed under a law replaced by section 1 of this Act is deemed to have been taken or committed under the corresponding provision enacted by this Act.”
Legislative Construction

Section 2(e) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1306, provided that: “An inference of a legislative construction is not to be drawn by reason of the location in the United States Code of a provision enacted by this Act or by reason of its caption or catchline.”
Separability

Section 2(f) ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1306, provided that: “If a provision enacted by this Act is held invalid, all valid provisions that are severable from the invalid provision remain in effect. If a provision of this Act is held invalid in one or more of its applications, the provision remains in effect in all valid applications that are severable from the invalid application or applications.”
Repeals

Pub. L. 107–217, § 4,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1303, repealed title V of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, act June 30, 1949, ch. 288, as added by act Sept. 5, 1950, ch. 849, § 6(d),64 Stat. 583, which was classified to sections 392 to 401 of title 44 prior to the enactment into positive law of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents, by Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1238. Section 3 ofPub. L. 90–620repealed various laws and parts of laws, including section 6(d), but not title V.
Section 3 ofPub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1306, repealed the sections or parts thereof of the Revised Statutes or Statutes at Large codified in this title, except with respect to rights and duties that matured, penalties that were incurred, and proceedings that were begun, before October 22, 1968, and except as provided by section 2 ofPub. L. 90–620.

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New Sections for this Title

44 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 3541nt new2014113-76 [Sec.] 554128 Stat. 278
§ 3541nt new2013113-6 [Sec.] 558127 Stat. 377

 

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