Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., § 196a (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, § 73, 28 Stat. 615; June 20, 1936, ch. 630, title VI, § 9, 49 Stat. 1551; June 16, 1938, ch. 477, § 2, 52 Stat. 761; Sept. 23, 1950, ch. 1001, § 4, 64 Stat. 980; July 10, 1952, ch. 632, § 2, 66 Stat. 540).

Amendments

2014—Pub. L. 113–235 substituted “Director of the Government Publishing Office” for “Public Printer” in two places.

Written Requests for Copies of United States Statutes at Large

Pub. L. 94–440, title X, Oct. 1, 1976, 90 Stat. 1459, provided that: “Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, appropriations for the automatic distribution to Senators and Representatives (including Delegates to Congress and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico) of copies of the United States Statutes at Large shall not be available with respect to any Senator or Representative unless such Senator or Representative specifically, in writing, requests that he receive copies of such document.”