44 U.S. Code § 902 - Congressional Record: Indexes
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The Public Printer 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.
Source(Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1256; Pub. L. 108–102, § 1(a),Oct. 29, 2003, 117 Stat. 1198.)
Historical and Revision Notes
Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 182 (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, § 14,28 Stat. 603; June 20, 1936, ch. 630, title II, § 2,49 Stat. 1546).
2003—Pub. L. 108–102amended 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.”
Effective Date of 2003 Amendment
Pub. L. 108–102, § 2,Oct. 29, 2003, 117 Stat. 1198, provided that: “This Act [amending this section and enacting provisions set out as a note under this section] and the amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after October 1, 2003 (or, if later, the first day of the first month which begins after the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 29, 2003]).”
Transition Rule for Current Employees
“(1) In general.—Any individual who is an employee of the Congressional Record Index Office as of the effective date of this Act [see Effective Date of 2003 Amendment note above] shall be transferred to the Government Printing Office, subject to the provisions of this title [probably means Title 44, United States Code] governing the selection and appointment of employees of the Government Printing Office and any applicable regulations.
“(2) Treatment of accrued leave.—Any annual and sick leave accrued by such an individual prior to such date shall be transferred and made available to the individual as an employee of the Government Printing Office, subject to applicable regulations of the Government Printing Office governing the use of such leave.”