Costs of publication, etc.
The cost of printing, reprinting, wrapping, binding, and distributing the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations, and, except as provided in subsection (b), other expenses incurred by the Government Publishing Office in carrying out the duties placed upon it by this chapter shall be charged to the revolving fund provided in section 309. Reimbursements for such costs and expenses shall be made by the Federal agencies and credited, together with all receipts, as provided in section 309(b).
The cost of printing, reprinting, wrapping, binding, and distributing all other publications of the Federal Register program, and other expenses incurred by the Government Publishing Office in connection with such publications, shall be borne by the appropriations to the Government Publishing Office and the appropriations are made available, and are authorized to be increased by additional sums necessary for the purposes, the increases to be based upon estimates submitted by the Director of the Government Publishing Office.
(Pub. L. 90–620
, Oct. 22, 1968
, 82 Stat. 1277
; Pub. L. 95–94, title IV
, § 408(a)(1), Aug. 5, 1977
, 91 Stat. 683
; Pub. L. 113–235, div. H, title I
, § 1301(b), (c)(1), Dec. 16, 2014
, 128 Stat. 2537
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 309 (July 26, 1935, ch. 417, § 9, 49 Stat. 502).
A reference to section 10 of Act June 19, 1934 is deleted because of the repeal of that section by Act June 30, 1949.
2014—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–235, § 1301(c)(1), substituted “Director of the Government Publishing Office” for “Public Printer”.
1977—Pub. L. 95–94 substituted “Costs of publication, etc.” for “Cost of publication; appropriations authorized; penalty mail privilege” in section catchline, added subsec. (a), designated former first paragraph as subsec. (b) and inserted provision restricting coverage to the other publications of the Federal Register program and struck out provision requiring payments for the Federal Register to be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts and former second paragraph relating to penalty mail privileges for the Federal Register.
Effective Date of 1977 Amendment
Pub. L. 95–94, title IV, § 408(b), Aug. 5, 1977, 91 Stat. 683, provided that:
“The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1977.”
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