40 U.S. Code § 5101 - Definition

§ 5101.
Definition

In this chapter, the term “Capitol Buildings” means the United States Capitol, the Senate and House Office Buildings and garages, the Capitol Power Plant, all buildings on the real property described under section 5102(c) (including the Administrative Building of the United States Botanic Garden) [1] all buildings on the real property described under section 5102(d), all subways and enclosed passages connecting two or more of those structures, and the real property underlying and enclosed by any of those structures.



[1]  So in original. Probably should be followed by a comma.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

5101

40:193m(1).

July 31, 1946, ch. 707, § 16(a)(1), 60 Stat. 721; Pub. L. 90–108, § 1(d), Oct. 20, 1967, 81 Stat. 277.

Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–145 repealed Pub. L. 110–161, § 1004(d)(2)(A)(i). See 2007 Amendment note below.

2008—Pub. L. 110–178 inserted “all buildings on the real property described under section 5102(d)” after “(including the Administrative Building of the United States Botanic Garden)”.

2007—Pub. L. 110–161, § 1004(d)(2)(A)(i), which made an amendment identical to that made by Pub. L. 110–178, was repealed by Pub. L. 111–145. See Effective Date of 2010 Amendment note below.

2003—Pub. L. 108–7 inserted “all buildings on the real property described under section 5102(c) (including the Administrative Building of the United States Botanic Garden),” after “Capitol Power Plant,”.

Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Repeal of section 1004 of Pub. L. 110–161 by Pub. L. 111–145 effective as if included in the enactment of Pub. L. 110–161 and provisions amended by section 1004 of Pub. L. 110–161 to be restored as if such section had not been enacted, and repeal to have no effect on the enactment or implementation of any provision of Pub. L. 110–178, see section 6(d) of Pub. L. 111–145, set out as a note under section 1901 of Title 2, The Congress.

Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–178 effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 4(d) of Pub. L. 110–178, set out as an Effective Date of Repeal note under section 167 of Title 2, The Congress.

Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–161 effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 1004(d)(4) of Pub. L. 110–161, set out as an Effective Date of Repeal note under section 167 of Title 2, The Congress.

Effective Date of 2003 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–7 applicable to fiscal year 2003 and each fiscal year thereafter, see section 1016(d) of Pub. L. 108–7, set out as a note under section 1961 of Title 2, The Congress.

Designating Small House Rotunda as “Freedom Foyer”

Pub. L. 114–74, title XII, § 1201, Nov. 2, 2015, 129 Stat. 639, provided that:

“The first floor of the area of the House of Representatives wing of the United States Capitol known as the small House rotunda is designated the ‘Freedom Foyer’.”

Designation of Great Hall of the Capitol Visitor Center as “Emancipation Hall”

Pub. L. 110–139, § 1, Dec. 18, 2007, 121 Stat. 1491, provided that:

“(a)In General.—
The great hall of the Capitol Visitor Center shall be known and designated as ‘Emancipation Hall’, and any reference to the great hall in any law, rule, or regulation shall be deemed to be a reference to Emancipation Hall.
“(b)Effective Date.—
This section shall apply on and after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 18, 2007].”

 

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