Editorial Notes
Amendments

2016—Subsec. (g)(3), (4). Pub. L. 114–136 added par. (3) and redesignated former par. (3) as (4).

2014—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(A), substituted “the President’s” for “his”.

Pub. L. 113–187, § 2(c)(1), substituted “preserved and maintained” for “maintained”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(B), substituted “the President’s” for “his”.

Pub. L. 113–187, § 2(c)(2), substituted “advise or assist” for “advise and assist”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(C)(i), substituted “the President’s” for “his” and “those Presidential records of such President” for “those of his Presidential records” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(C)(ii), substituted “the Archivist does” for “he does”.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(D), substituted “the Archivist does” for “he does”.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(E), substituted “the Archivist considers” for “he considers” in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 113–187, § 2(c)(4), added subsec. (f). Former subsec. (f) redesignated (g).

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 113–187, § 2(c)(3), redesignated subsec. (f) as (g).

Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 113–187, § 2(c)(5), substituted “this chapter” for “this Act”.

Subsec. (g)(3). Pub. L. 113–187, § 8(3)(F), substituted “the Archivist has” for “he has”.

1996—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104–186 substituted “House Oversight” for “House Administration”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

Committee on Governmental Affairs of Senate changed to Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of Senate, effective Jan. 4, 2005, by Senate Resolution No. 445, One Hundred Eighth Congress, Oct. 9, 2004.

Committee on House Oversight of House of Representatives changed to Committee on House Administration of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 6, 1999.

Committee on Government Operations of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of House of Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104–14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Government Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Jan. 6, 1999. Committee on Government Reform of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Jan. 5, 2007. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Oversight and Reform of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 6, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, Jan. 9, 2019.

Effective Date

Section effective with respect to Presidential records created during a term of office of President beginning on or after Jan. 20, 1981, see section 3 of Pub. L. 95–591, set out as a note under section 2201 of this title.

Executive Documents
Classified National Security Information

For provisions authorizing Archivist to review, downgrade, and declassify information of former Presidents under control of Archivist pursuant to this section, see Ex. Ord. No. 13526, § 3.5(b), Dec. 29, 2009, 75 F.R. 718, set out as a note under section 3161 of Title 50, War and National Defense.