7 U.S. Code § 2258 - Purchase of newspapers

The Department of Agriculture is authorized to subscribe for such newspapers as may be necessary to carry out its authorized work.


(Sept. 21, 1944, ch. 412, title VII, § 704,58 Stat. 742; Pub. L. 110–161, div. A, title VII, § 740,Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 1881.)

This section was enacted as part of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944.
Section was formerly classified to section 573 of Title 5 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.

2007—Pub. L. 110–161struck out “: Provided, That purchases under this authority shall not be made unless provision is made therefor in the applicable appropriation and the cost thereof is not in excess of limitations prescribed therein” before period at end.

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

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