U.S. Code: Title 3 - THE PRESIDENT

This title was enacted by act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, § 1, 62 Stat. 672

Current through 114-38

Amendments

1996—Pub. L. 104–331, § 2(c), Oct. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 4068, added item for chapter 5.

1951—Act Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, § 4, 65 Stat. 711, added item for chapter 4.

Positive Law; Citation

This title has been made positive law by section 1 of act June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 672, which provided in part that:

“Title 3 of the United States Code, entitled ‘The President’, is codified and enacted into positive law and may be cited as ‘3 U. S. C., § —.’ ”

Savings Clause

Section 2 of act June 25, 1948, provided that:

“The provisions of title 3, ‘The President’, set out in section 1 of this Act, shall be construed as a continuation of existing law and no loss of rights, interruption of jurisdiction, nor prejudice to matters pending on the effective date of this Act shall result from its enactment.”

Repeals

Section 3 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the sections or parts thereof of the Statutes at Large or the Revised Statutes covering provisions codified in this Act are repealed insofar as the provisions appeared in former Title 3, and provided that any rights or liabilities now existing under the repealed sections or parts thereof shall not be affected by the repeal.

Prior Repeals

Former sections 21 and 22 relating to performance of presidential duties in absence of both the President and Vice President were repealed by act July 18, 1947, ch. 264, § 1(g), 61 Stat. 381.

Table Showing Disposition of All Sections of Former Title 3

Title 3 Former Sections

Revised Statutes

Statutes at Large

Title 3 New Sections

1

R.S. § 131

1

2

R.S. § 132

3

3

R.S. § 133

4

4

R.S. § 134

2

5

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 1, 24 Stat. 373

7

5a

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 1, 45 Stat. 945

7

 

June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 6(a), 48 Stat. 879

6

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 2, 24 Stat. 373

5

7

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 3, 24 Stat. 373

6

7a

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 2, 45 Stat. 946

6

8

R.S. § 137

8

9

R.S. § 138

9

9a

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 3, 45 Stat. 946

9

10

R.S. § 139

10

11

R.S. § 140

11

 

Oct. 19, 1888, ch. 1216, § 1, 25 Stat. 613.

11a

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 4, 45 Stat. 946

11

11b

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 5, 45 Stat. 946

12

 

June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 6(b), 48 Stat. 879.

11c

May 29, 1928, ch. 859, § 6, 45 Stat. 946

13

 

June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 6(c), 48 Stat. 879.

12

Oct. 19, 1888, ch. 1216, § 1, 25 Stat. 613

11, 12

13

R.S. § 141

13

 

Oct. 19, 1888, ch. 1216, § 2, 25 Stat. 613.

14

R.S. § 143

11

15

R.S. § 144

11

16

R.S. § 145

14

17

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 4, 24 Stat. 373

15

 

June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 7, 48 Stat. 879.

18

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 5, 24 Stat. 374

18

19

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 6, 24 Stat. 375

17

20

Feb. 3, 1887, ch. 90, § 7, 24 Stat. 375

16

21

Jan. 19, 1886, ch. 4, § 1, 24 Stat. 1

19

22

Jan. 19, 1886, ch. 4, § 2, 24 Stat. 1

19

23

R.S. § 151

20

24

July 18, 1947, ch. 264, § 1(a-f), 61 Stat. 380, 381

19

 

July 26, 1947, ch. 343, § 311, 61 Stat. 509.

41

R.S. § 152

101

 

June 5, 1934, ch. 390, § 1, 48 Stat. 879.

42

R.S. § 153

102

 

Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 297, § 1, 35 Stat. 859.

43

June 23, 1906, ch. 3523, 34 Stat. 454

103

 

Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 744, § 17(c), 60 Stat. 811.

44

R.S. § 154

104

 

Feb. 26, 1907, ch. 1635, § 4, 34 Stat. 993.

 

Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 549, § 4, 43 Stat. 1301.

 

Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, § 601(a), 60 Stat. 850.

45

Apr. 22, 1926, ch. 171, § 1, 44 Stat. 305

105

45a

Apr. 3, 1939, ch. 36, § 301, 53 Stat. 565

106

46

June 12, 1922, ch. 218, 42 Stat. 636

107

 

Feb. 13, 1923, ch. 72, 42 Stat. 1227.

 

June 7, 1924, ch. 292, § 1, 43 Stat. 521.

 

Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 468, § 1, 43 Stat. 1198, 1199.

 

Apr. 22, 1926, ch. 171, § 1, 44 Stat. 305.

 

Feb. 11, 1927, ch. 104, § 1, 44 Stat. 1069.

 

May 16, 1928, ch. 580, § 1, 45 Stat. 573.

 

Feb. 20, 1929, ch. 270, § 1, 45 Stat. 1230.

 

Apr. 19, 1930, ch. 201, § 1, 46 Stat. 229.

 

Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 281, § 1, 46 Stat. 1355.

 

June 30, 1932, ch. 330, § 1, 47 Stat. 452.

 

June 16, 1933, ch. 101, § 1, 48 Stat. 284.

 

Mar. 28, 1934, ch. 102, § 1, 48 Stat. 509.

 

Feb. 2, 1935, ch. 3, § 1, 49 Stat. 6.

 

Mar. 19, 1936, ch. 156, § 1, 49 Stat. 1148.

 

June 28, 1937, ch. 396, § 1, 50 Stat. 350.

 

May 23, 1938, ch. 259, § 1, 52 Stat. 411.

 

Mar. 16, 1939, ch. 11, § 1, 53 Stat 524.

 

Apr. 8, 1940, ch. 107, § 1, 54 Stat. 112.

 

Apr. 5, 1941, ch. 40, § 1, 55 Stat. 93.

 

June 27, 1942, ch. 450, § 1, 56 Stat. 392.

 

June 26, 1943, ch. 145, § 101, 57 Stat. 169.

 

June 27, 1944, ch. 286, § 101, 58 Stat. 361.

 

May 3, 1945, ch. 106, § 101, 59 Stat. 106.

 

Mar. 28, 1946, ch. 113, § 101, 60 Stat. 61.

47

Mar. 4, 1911, ch. 285, § 1, 36 Stat. 1404

108

48

June 25, 1910, ch. 384, § 9, 36 Stat. 773

109

49

R.S. § 1829

110

 

Feb. 26, 1925, ch. 377, §§ 1, 2, 43 Stat. 1091.

50

R.S. § 1832

109

51

R.S. § 1833

109

52

R.S. § 1834

109

53

June 23, 1913, ch. 3, § 1, 38 Stat. 23

201

54

June 9, 1941, ch. 189, 55 Stat. 247

Elim.

61

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 1, 42 Stat. 841

202

 

May 14, 1930, ch. 277, § 1, 46 Stat. 328.

62

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 2, 42 Stat. 841

203

 

May 14, 1930, ch. 277, § 2, 46 Stat. 328.

 

May 28, 1935, ch. 154, 49 Stat. 304.

 

Apr. 22, 1940, ch. 133, 54 Stat. 156.

 

June 9, 1947, ch. 102, 61 Stat. 132.

62a

Oct. 9, 1942, ch. 582, § 1, 56 Stat. 778

205

62b

Oct. 9, 1942, ch. 582, § 2, 56 Stat. 778

206

63

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 3, 42 Stat. 842

204

 

May 14, 1930, ch. 277, § 3, 46 Stat. 328.

64

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 4, 42 Stat. 842

207

65

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 5, 42 Stat. 842

Rep.

66

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 6, 42 Stat. 842

Rep.

67

Sept. 14, 1922, ch. 308, § 7, 42 Stat. 843

208

 

May 14, 1930, ch. 277, § 4, 46 Stat. 329.

 

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