3 U.S. Code § 109 - Public property in and belonging to the Executive Residence at the White House
The steward, housekeeper, or such other employee of the Executive Residence at the White House as the President may designate, shall under the direction of the President, have the charge and custody of and be responsible for the plate, furniture, and public property therein. A complete inventory, in proper books, shall be made annually in the month of June, under the direction of the Director of the National Park Service, of all the public property in and belonging to the Executive Residence at the White House, showing when purchased, its cost, condition, and final disposition. This inventory shall be submitted to the President for his approval, and shall then be kept for reference in the office of the Director of the National Park Service, which shall furnish a copy thereof to the steward, housekeeper, or other employee responsible for the property.
Source(June 25, 1948, ch. 644, 62 Stat. 679; Pub. L. 92–310, title II, § 201,June 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 202; Pub. L. 95–570, § 5(b)(1),Nov. 2, 1978, 92 Stat. 2450.)
1978—Pub. L. 95–570substituted in section catchline “the Executive Residence at the White House” for “Executive Mansion” and in text “Executive Residence at the White House” for “Executive Mansion” in two places.
1972—Pub. L. 92–310struck out provisions which required a bond in the sum of $10,000 from the person having charge and custody of the plate, furniture, and public property.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 95–570applicable to any fiscal year beginning on or after Oct. 1, 1978, see section 6(a) ofPub. L. 95–570, set out as a note under section 102 of this title.
Transfer of Functions
Functions of all other officers of Department of the Interior and functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, with two exceptions, transferred to Secretary of the Interior, with power vested in him to authorize their performance or performance of any of his functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 3, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.