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2 U.S. Code § 2103 - Supervision and maintenance of Old Senate Chamber

The Commission shall have responsibility for the supervision and maintenance of the Old Senate Chamber on the principal floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol and of the Old Supreme Court Chamber insofar as each is to be preserved as a patriotic shrine in the Capitol for the benefit of the people of the United States.

Editorial Notes

Section was classified to section 188b–2 of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, § 1, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.

Section is based on section 3 of Senate Resolution No. 382, Ninetieth Congress, Oct. 1, 1968, which was enacted into permanent law by Pub. L. 100–696.


2001—Pub. L. 107–68 substituted “and of the Old Supreme Court Chamber insofar as each” for “insofar as it”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–68, title I, § 108(c), Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 569, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 2105 of this title] shall apply to fiscal year 2002 and all succeeding fiscal years.”