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40 U.S. Code § 3316 - Report to Congress

(a) Request by Either House of Congress or Any Committee.—Within a reasonable time after a request of either House of Congress or any committee of Congress, the Administrator of General Services shall submit a report showing the location, space, cost, and status of each public building the construction, alteration, or acquisition of which—
is to be under authority of this chapter; and
was uncompleted as of the date of the request, or as of another date the request may designate.
(b) Request of Committee on Public Works and Environment or Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.—
The Administrator and the United States Postal Service shall make building project surveys requested by resolution by the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate or the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives, and within a reasonable time shall make a report on the survey to Congress. The report shall contain all other information required to be included in a prospectus of the proposed public building project under section 3307(b) of this title.
(Pub. L. 107–217, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1166, § 3314; renumbered § 3315, Pub. L. 110–140, title III, § 323(c)(1)(A), Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1590; renumbered § 3316, Pub. L. 114–235, § 2(a)(1), Oct. 7, 2016, 130 Stat. 964.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



Pub. L. 86–249, § 11, Sept. 9, 1959, 73 Stat. 481; Pub. L. 96–470, title II, § 211, Oct. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 2246; Pub. L. 103–437, § 14(b)(2), Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4591.



In subsection (b), the words “United States Postal Service” are substituted for “Postmaster General” in section 11(b) of the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (Public Law 86–249, 73 Stat. 481) because of section 4(a) of the Postal Reorganization Act (Public Law 91–375, 84 Stat. 773). The words “Transportation and Infrastructure” are substituted for “Public Works and Transportation” in section 11(b) because of section 1(a)(9) of the Act of June 3, 1995 (Public Law 104–14, 2:21 note prec.).

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3316 was renumbered section 3317 of this title.


2016—Pub. L. 114–235 renumbered section 3315 of this title as this section.

2007—Pub. L. 110–140 renumbered section 3314 of this title as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–140 effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 of Pub. L. 110–140, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.