The Director of the Government Publishing Office shall prepare the semimonthly and the session index to the Congressional Record. The Joint Committee on Printing shall direct the form and manner of its publication and distribution.
44 U.S. Code § 902. Congressional Record: Indexes
2014—Pub. L. 113–235 substituted “Director of the Government Publishing Office” for “Public Printer”.
2003—Pub. L. 108–102 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Joint Committee on Printing shall designate to the Public Printer competent persons to prepare the semimonthly and the session index to the Congressional Record and shall fix the compensation to be paid by the Public Printer for that work, and direct the form and manner of its publication and distribution.”
Pub. L. 108–102, § 1(b), Oct. 29, 2003, 117 Stat. 1198, transferred employees of the Congressional Record Index Office to the Government Printing Office as of the effective date of Pub. L. 108–102 (see Effective Date of 2003 Amendment note above) and transferred and made available accrued annual and sick leave of such employees to the individuals as an employee of the Government Printing Office.