44 U.S. Code § 304 - Public Printer: vacancy in office

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In case of the death, resignation, absence, or sickness of the Public Printer, the Deputy Public Printer shall perform the duties of the Public Printer until a successor is appointed or his absence or sickness ceases; but the President may direct any other officer of the Government, whose appointment is vested in the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to perform the duties of the vacant office until a successor is appointed, or the sickness or absence of the Public Printer ceases. A vacancy occasioned by death or resignation may not be filled temporarily under this section for longer than ten days, and a temporary appointment, designation, or assignment of another officer may not be made except to fill a vacancy happening during a recess of the Senate.


(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1239.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 32 (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, § 36,28 Stat. 606; May 27, 1908, ch. 200, § 1,35 Stat. 382.)


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