In order to keep expenditures for printing and binding within appropriations, heads of executive departments, independent offices and establishments of the Government may discontinue the printing of annual or special reports under their respective jurisdictions. When the printing of reports is discontinued the original copy shall be kept on file in the office of the heads of the respective departments, independent offices or establishments for public inspection.
44 U.S. Code § 1117. Annual reports: discontinuance of printing of annual or special reports to keep within appropriations
Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 213a (Aug. 1, 1953, ch. 304, title I, § 103, 67 Stat. 332).
The term “executive departments, independent offices, and establishments of the Government” is substituted for “executive departments, independent agencies, and establishments” for uniformity.