US State Code:United States CodeTITLE 40 - PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PROPERTY, AND WORKS


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(a) Structural and mechanical care; care and maintenance of grounds; direction of operations, maintenance and repairs; contract authority The Architect of the...


Employees required for the performance of the provisions of section 13a(a) of this title shall be (a) appointed by the Architect of the Capitol with the approval of the Chief...


All other duties and work required for the operation, domestic care, and custody of the building shall be performed under the direction of the Marshal of the Supreme Court of...


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After the completion and dedication of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Garden, it shall be maintained and cared for by the Architect of the Capitol in accordance with the provisions of...


The Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States, under the general supervision and direction of the Chief Justice of the United States, may designate employees of the...


Public travel in and occupancy of the Supreme Court grounds is restricted to the sidewalks and other paved surfaces. ...


It shall be unlawful to offer or expose any article for sale in the Supreme Court Building or grounds; to display any sign, placard, or other form of advertisement therein; or...


It shall be unlawful to discharge any firearm, firework or explosive, set fire to any combustible, make any harangue or oration, or utter loud, threatening, or abusive language...


It shall be unlawful to parade, stand, or move in processions or assemblages in the Supreme Court Building or grounds, or to display therein any flag, banner, or device designed...


(a) In addition to the restrictions and requirements specified in sections 13g to 13k of this title, the Marshal of the Supreme Court may prescribe such regulations, approved by...


Whoever violates any provision of sections 13g to 13k of this title, or of any regulation prescribed under section 13l of this title, shall be fined not more than $100 or...


(a) Authority of Marshal of the Supreme Court and Supreme Court Police The Marshal of the Supreme Court and the Supreme Court Police shall have authority, in accordance...


In order to permit the observance of authorized ceremonies within the Supreme Court Building and grounds, the Marshal of the Supreme Court of the United States may suspend for...


For the purposes of sections 13f to 13p of this title the Supreme Court grounds shall be held to extend to the line of the face of the east curb of First Street Northeast,...


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The Administrator of General Services shall have charge of the public buildings and grounds in the District of Columbia, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the...


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The Administrator of General Services is authorized to furnish heat from the Central Heating Plant to the Corcoran Gallery of Art: Provided, That the proper authority of...


The Administrator of General Services is authorized to furnish steam from the central heating plant for the use of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on the...


On and after June 27, 1935 the rates to be paid for steam furnished to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the buildings, old and new, of the Pan American Union, the American Red...


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No public building, or the approaches thereto, other than the Capitol Building and the White House, in the District of Columbia, shall be used or occupied in any manner whatever...


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No contract shall be made for the rent of any building, or part of any building, to be used for the purposes of the Government in the District of Columbia, until an...


Where buildings are rented for public use in the District of Columbia, the executive departments are authorized, whenever it shall be advantageous to the public interest, to...


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It shall be the duty of the Administrator of General Services to cause suitable and convenient rooms and accommodations to be assigned or provided, and to be furnished, heated,...


No advertisement of any kind shall be displayed and no articles of any kind shall be sold in or around the Washington Monument, except upon the written authority of the Director...


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The Chief of Engineers shall have the immediate superintendence of the Washington Aqueduct, together with all rights, appurtenances, and fixtures connected with the same,...


The Chief of Engineers shall receive no compensation, other than his regular pay as an officer of the Corps of Engineers, for the services required of him under the provisions...


The Chief of Engineers shall be furnished official apartments in one of the public buildings in the city of Washington, as may be directed by the Administrator of General...


The Chief of Engineers shall obey, in the discharge of the duties mentioned in section 45 of this title, such regulations, pursuant to law, as may be prescribed by the...


The Chief of Engineers shall, as superintendent of the Washington Aqueduct, annually submit to the Secretary of the Army, within nine months after the end of the fiscal year, a...


The Chief of Engineers and his necessary assistants are empowered to use all lawful means for the discharge of their duties; and, particularly, he shall have full control over...


The decision of the Chief of Engineers on all questions concerning the supply of water, as provided in section 51 of this title, shall be subject to appeal to the Secretary of...


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Jurisdiction and control over MacArthur Boulevard for its full width in the District of Columbia between Foxhall Road and the District line, excepting a strip nineteen feet...


All moneys appropriated for the Washington Aqueduct, and for the other public works in the District of Columbia, not otherwise expressly provided for by law, shall be expended...


No greater number of main pipes of the Washington Aqueduct shall be laid at the expense of the United States than are sufficient to furnish the public buildings, offices, and...


No person, unless by consent of the Chief of Engineers, shall tap or open the mains or pipes laid or hereafter to be laid by the United States, under a penalty of not less than...


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On and after June 29, 1956, the Council of the District of Columbia is authorized and directed to designate, reserve, and properly mark appropriate and sufficient parking spaces...


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The jurisdiction over that portion of B Street west of Virginia Avenue, under the control of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia prior to May 27, 1908, shall be under...


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The Secretary of the Interior is directed to prevent the improper appropriation or occupation of any of the public streets, avenues, squares, or reservations in the city...


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On and after August 24, 1912 there shall not be erected on any reservation, park, or public grounds, of the United States within the District of Columbia, any building or...


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(a) General purposes; findings It is the purpose of sections 71 to 71i, 72, 73, and 74 of this title to secure comprehensive planning for the physical development of the...


(a)(1) National Capital Planning Commission; creation; central Federal agency; functions; excepted functions The National Capital Planning Commission (hereinafter referred to ...


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(a) Preparation and adoption by Commission The Commission is hereby charged with the duty of preparing and adopting a comprehensive, consistent, and coordinated plan for the ...


(a) Consultations between agencies and Commission; procedure In order to insure the comprehensive planning and orderly development of the National Capital, each Federal and...


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(a) Six-year program of public works; recommendations and annual review; submission of advance programs The Commission shall recommend a six-year program of public works ...


(a) Amendments of zoning regulations and maps The Commission may make a report and recommendation to the Zoning Commission of the District of Columbia, as provided in section 5 of ...


All other functions, powers, and duties of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, including those formerly vested in the Highway Commission established by the Act of...


There are authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated and in any appropriate appropriation Act other than...


Said Commission or a majority thereof is authorized and directed to acquire such lands as in its judgment shall be necessary and desirable in the District of Columbia and...


The Director of Public Buildings and Public Parks of the National Capital is authorized, subject to the approval of the National Capital Planning Commission, to lease, for a term...


The Mayor of the District of Columbia, with the approval of the National Capital Planning Commission, is authorized and empowered in his discretion, for the best interests of...


The Mayor of the District of Columbia is further authorized to pay the reasonable and necessary expenses of sale of each parcel of land sold, and shall deposit the net...


The Mayor of the District of Columbia is authorized to execute proper deeds of conveyance for real estate sold under the provisions of sections 72c to 72e and 74a to 74c of...


There is authorized to be appropriated, each year, in the annual District of Columbia Appropriation Act, a sum not exceeding 1 cent for each inhabitant of the continental...


Said Commission shall report to Congress annually on the first Monday of March the lands acquired during the preceding fiscal year, the method of acquisition, and the cost of...


The Secretary of the Interior, with the approval of the National Capital Planning Commission, is authorized, in his discretion, for the best interests of the United States, to...


In selling any parcel of land under sections 72c to 72e and 74a to 74c said Secretary shall cause such public or private solicitation for bids or offers to be made as he may deem ...


Said Secretary is further authorized to pay the reasonable and necessary expenses of sale of each parcel of land sold, and shall deposit the net proceeds thereof in the Treasury...


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When in accordance with law or mutual legal agreement, spaces or portions of public land are transferred from the jurisdiction of the Director of the National Park Service,...


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All public spaces resulting from the filling of canals in the original city of Washington not under the jurisdiction of the Director of the National Park Service as of August 1,...


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The Director of the National Park Service is authorized to grant permission to the Department of Agriculture for the temporary occupation of such area or areas of Potomac Park,...


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The Chief of Engineers is authorized to transfer for playground purposes the possession, use, and control of all that portion of the land of the Washington Aqueduct adjacent to...


The provisions of the several laws and regulations within the District of Columbia for the protection of public or private property and the preservation of peace and order...


No more ailantus (FOOTNOTE 1) trees shall be purchased for or planted in the public grounds. (FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should be ''ailanthus''. ...


On and after June 20, 1878, only such trees, shrubs, and plants shall be propagated at the greenhouses and nursery as are suitable for planting in the public reservations, to...


A permanent Commission of Fine Arts is created to be composed of seven well-qualified judges of the fine arts, who shall be appointed by the President, and shall serve for a period...


The officer in charge of public buildings and grounds shall be the secretary and shall act as the executive officer of the Commission of Fine Arts. ...


There are authorized to be appropriated such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of section 104 of this title. ...


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The Administrator of General Services is authorized to deliver, during the months of April, May, and June of each year, to all branches of the Federal service and the...


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In view of the provisions of the Constitution respecting the establishment of the seat of the National Government, the duties it imposed upon Congress in connection therewith, and...


Federal and District authorities administering properties within the District of Columbia owned by the United States or by the said District are authorized to transfer...


Nothing in section 122 of this title shall be construed to repeal the provisions of any existing law or laws authorizing the transfer of jurisdiction of certain lands between...


The island, known as Theodore Roosevelt Island, shall be maintained and administered by the Director of the National Park Service as a natural park for the recreation and enjoyment...


The Director of the National Park Service is authorized to provide suitable means of access to and upon the said Theodore Roosevelt Island as appropriations are made available...


The Secretary of the Interior shall erect on Theodore Roosevelt Island such monument or memorial to the memory of Theodore Roosevelt, and related structures, as may be approved by...


In all public documents, records, and maps of the United States in which Roosevelt Island is designated or referred to it shall be designated as ''Theodore Roosevelt Island.'' ...


On and after June 14, 1946, subject to applicable provisions of existing law relating to the functions in the District of Columbia of the National Capital Planning Commission and...


Wholly owned Government corporations requiring space in office buildings at the seat of government shall occupy only such space as may be allotted in accordance with the provisions...


The Administrator of General Services is hereby authorized to construct, equip, and furnish the building for the use of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of...


The operation, maintenance, and repair of the completed building for the use of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the United States District...


There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 129a and 130 of this title. ...


The Congress hereby declares that, because the District which is the seat of the Government of the United States and has now become the urban center of a rapidly expanding...


The Congress further declares that the policy to be followed for the attainment of the objective established by section 131 of this title, and for the more effective exercise by...


The Congress further declares that, in carrying out the policy pursuant to section 132 of this title for the attainment of the objective established by section 131 of this...


The Congress further declares that the officers, departments, agencies, and instrumentalities of the executive branch of the Federal Government and the Mayor of the District...


As used in sections 131 to 135 of this title, the term ''Washington metropolitan region'' includes the District of Columbia, the counties of Montgomery and Prince Georges in the ...


(a) Establishment There is established within the District of Columbia the National Capital Service Area which shall include, subject to the following provisions of this...


The Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury may prohibit - (1) any vehicles from parking or standing on any street or roadway adjacent to any building in...


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The title of ''Superintendent of the Capitol Building and Grounds'' is changed to ''Architect of the Capitol.'' ...


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The Architect of the Capitol shall perform all the duties relative to the Capitol Building performed prior to August 15, 1876, by the Commissioner of Public Buildings and...


(a)(1) The Architect of the Capitol shall be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate for a term of 10 years. (2) There is established...


The compensation of the Architect of the Capitol shall be at an annual rate which is equal to the annual rate of basic pay payable for positions at level III of the Executive...


(1) Commencing with the semiannual period beginning January 1, 1965 and for each semiannual period thereafter, the Architect of the Capitol shall compile and, not later than...


The Architect of the Capitol shall have the care and superintendence of the Capitol, including lighting. His office shall be in the Capitol Building. ...


It shall be the duty of the Architect to clean and keep in proper order the exterior of the Capitol. ...


The Architect of the Capitol is authorized hereafter to delegate to the Assistant Architect and other assistants such authority of the Architect as he may deem proper. ...


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On and after August 18, 1970, the Assistant Architect of the Capitol shall act as Architect of the Capitol during the absence or disability of that official or whenever there is...


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All improvements, alterations, additions, and repairs of the Capitol Building shall be made by the direction and under the supervision of the Architect of the Capitol. ...


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Appropriations under the control of the Architect of the Capitol shall be available for expenses of advertising and personal and other services. ...


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Whenever the rate of pay of - (1) an employee of the Office of the Architect of the Capitol; or (2) an employee of the House Restaurant, or of the Senate ...


The Architect of the Capitol shall convert, as of the effective date of this section, to a single per annum gross rate, the rate of pay of each employee described in subparagraph...


In any case in which - (1) the rate of pay of, or any maximum or minimum rate of pay with respect to - (A) any employee described in subparagraph (1) or ...


The provisions of sections 166b-1a to 166b-1f of this title shall not be construed to - (1) limit or otherwise affect any authority for the making of any appointment to,...


(a) All provisions of law inconsistent with sections 166b-1a to 166b-1f of this title are hereby superseded to the extent of the inconsistency. (b) Sections 5504 and...


Notwithstanding any other provision of sections 166b-1a to 166b-1f of this title, the foregoing provisions of such sections do not apply to any employee described in section...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period which begins on or after December 27, 1974, the positions of...


On and after August 21, 1959, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized, without regard to chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5, to fix the compensation of...


(a) Amount of compensation to be that specified in appropriations Acts Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the pay for positions described in subsection (b) of...


(a) Director of Engineering Effective as of the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after November 5, 1990, the compensation of the Director...


Until otherwise provided by law, there is authorized to be paid out of the applicable accounts of the House of Representatives, on vouchers signed by the chairman of the Committee...


(a) Agreement by Architect with appropriate State official; covered individuals Whenever - (1) the law of any State provides for the collection of an income tax...


Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, in order to improve the economic use of the personal services of his employees, the Architect of the Capitol is authorized on and...


(a) Short title This section may be cited as the ''Architect of the Capitol Human Resources Act''. (b) Finding and purpose (1) Finding The Congress finds that...


On and after July 1, 1946, the Architect of the Capitol in expending appropriations under his control may acquire supplies, materials, equipment, furniture, and other items...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Architect of the Capitol, with the approval of the House Office Building Commission and Senate Committee on Rules and...


Any expenditures required to implement the provisions of section 166d of this title shall be paid from the appropriation ''Contingent Expenses, Architect of the Capitol'' and...


On and after October 18, 1986, the Architect of the Capitol may incur expenses authorized by section 166d of this title to be paid from the appropriation ''Capitol...


On and after November 19, 1995, expenses, based on full cost recovery, for flying American flags and providing certification services therefor shall be advanced or reimbursed...


During fiscal year 1997 and fiscal years thereafter, amounts appropriated to the Architect of the Capitol (including amounts relating to the Botanic Garden) may be transferred...


The Architect of the Capitol - (1) shall develop and implement a cost-effective energy conservation strategy for all facilities currently administered by Congress...


The electrician, together with everything pertaining to the electrical machinery and apparatus, and the ventilation and heating of the House of Representatives, and all laborers...


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All engineers and others who are engaged in heating and ventilating the Senate wing of the Capitol shall be subject to the orders and in all respects under the direction of...


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The Architect of the Capitol shall supervise and direct the care and repair of all furniture in the Hall, cloakrooms, lobby, committee rooms, and offices of the House, and...


No furniture or carpets for either House shall be purchased without the written order of the chairman of the Committee on Rules and Administration, for the Senate, or without...


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The Architect of the Capitol may transfer apparatus, appliances, equipments, and supplies of any kind, discontinued or permanently out of service, to other branches of the service...


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All changes and improvements in the Capitol grounds, including approaches to the Capitol, shall be estimated for in detail, showing what modifications are proposed and the...


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Structural changes in the Senate Office Building shall only be made with the approval of the Architect of the Capitol. ...


Upon completion of the additional office building for the United States Senate, the building and the grounds and sidewalks surrounding the same shall be subject to the provisions...


On and after June 8, 1942 the Senate Office Building, and the employment of all services (other than for officers and privates of the Capitol Police) necessary for its...


On and after June 8, 1942 the assignment of rooms and other space in the Senate Office Building shall be under the direction and control of the Senate Committee on Rules...


The President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall cause a survey to be made of available space within the Capitol which could be...


It shall not be a duty of the Architect of the Capitol to certify any pay roll or other voucher covering any expenditure from any appropriation for the Senate Office Building, or...


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Effective August 1, 1961, the management of the Senate Restaurants and all matters connected therewith, heretofore under the direction of the Senate Committee on Rules...


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The Architect of the Capitol is authorized and directed to carry into effect for the United States Senate the provisions of sections 174j-1 to 174j-7 of this title and to exercise...


There is established with the Treasurer of the United States a special deposit account in the name of the Architect of the Capitol for the United States Senate Restaurants, into...


Deposits and disbursements under such special deposit account (1) shall be made by the Architect, or, when directed by him, by such employees of the Architect as he may designate,...


The Architect, Assistant Architect, and any employees of the Architect designated by the Architect under section 174j-5 of this title shall each give bond in the sum of $5,000...


Sections 174j-1 to 174j-7 of this title shall supersede any other Acts or resolutions heretofore approved for the maintenance and operation of the Senate Restaurants:...


On and after July 9, 1971, appropriations for the ''Senate Office Buildings'' shall be available for employment of management personnel of the Senate restaurant facilities...


(a) Borrowing authority Subject to the approval of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the Architect of the Capitol shall have authority to borrow (and...


Appropriations under this heading for management personnel and miscellaneous restaurant expenses on and after October 7, 1997, shall be transferred at the beginning of each...


(a) Management and duties Notwithstanding any other authority with respect to the jurisdiction and control over the management of the House Restaurant and the cafeteria and...


The House of Representatives Office Building, which shall hereafter be designated as the House Office Building and the employment of all service, other than officers and privates...


The Speaker shall continue a member of the commission in control of said building until his successor as Speaker is elected or his term as a Representative in Congress shall...


The assignment of rooms in the House Office Building, made prior to May 28, 1908, by resolution or order of the House of Representatives, shall continue in force until modified...


Any Member or Member-elect of the House of Representatives may file with the Architect of the Capitol a request in writing that any individual office room be assigned to him...


A Representative or Representative-elect making request for the assignment of a vacant room may withdraw the same at any time and no one shall have pending at the same time more...


Representatives having rooms assigned to them in the foregoing manner may exchange rooms one with another, but such exchange shall be valid only so long as both Members making...


The Architect of Capitol shall keep a record of the assignment of rooms made, exchanges which may be made, requests for vacant rooms which may be filed, and the assignment...


In the matter of the assignment of rooms under sections 177 to 184 of this title, Delegates in Congress and the Commissioner from Puerto Rico shall be treated the same...


The assignment and reassignment of the rooms and other space in the House Office Building shall be subject to the control of the House of Representatives by rule, resolution,...


Unoccupied space in said building shall be assigned by the Architect of the Capitol under the direction of the commission and subject to the control of the House of Representatives. ...


(a) Construction authorization for dormitory and classroom facilities complex There is hereby authorized to be constructed, on a site jointly approved by the Senate...


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(a) Maintenance and operation; admission of children (1) The Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives shall maintain and operate a child care center (to ...


The heating, lighting, and power plant constructed under the terms of the Act approved April 28, 1904, shall be known as the ''Capitol power plant''; and all vacancies occurring...


(a) The employees of the Senate garage engaged by the Architect of the Capitol for the primary purpose of servicing official motor vehicles, together with the functions performed...


The Secretary of the Army is authorized to transfer, without payment, to the Architect of the Capitol, such material and equipment, not required by the Department of the Army, as...


Suitable structures and railings shall be erected in the old hall of Representatives for the reception and protection of statuary, and the same shall be under the supervision...


(a) Request by State (1) Any State may request the Joint Committee on the Library of Congress to approve the replacement of a statue the State has provided for display in...


The Joint Committee on the Library, whenever, in their judgment, it is expedient, are authorized to accept any work of the fine arts, on behalf of Congress, which may be offered,...


(a) Establishment and purposes There is established in the Congress the United States Capitol Preservation Commission (hereinafter in sections 188a to 188a-5 of this...


(a) In general There is established in the Treasury a fund, to be known as the ''Capitol Preservation Fund'' (hereafter in sections 188a to 188a-5 of this title referred to as...


The Comptroller General shall conduct annual audits of the transactions of the Commission and shall report the results of each audit to the Congress. ...


The Commission may establish appropriate boards to provide advice and assistance to the Commission and to further the purposes of the Commission. The boards shall be composed...


As used in sections 188a to 188a-5 of this title, the term ''Member of the House of Representatives'' means a Representative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner to,...


(a) Establishment There is hereby established a Senate Commission on Art (hereinafter referred to as ''the Commission'') consisting of the President pro tempore of the Senate,...


(a) In general The Commission is hereby authorized and directed to supervise, hold, place, protect, and make known all works of art, historical objects, and exhibits within...


The Commission shall have responsibility for the supervision and maintenance of the Old Senate Chamber on the principal floor of the Senate wing of the Capitol insofar as it is to...


The Commission shall, from time to time, but at least once every ten years, publish as a Senate document a list of all works of art, historical objects, and exhibits currently...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of the contingent fund of the Senate for the expenses of the Commission the sum of $15,000 each fiscal year, to be disbursed by the ...


(a) The Senate Commission on Art, in addition to any authority conferred upon it by sections 188b to 188b-4 of this title, is authorized to acquire any work of art, historical...


(a) Use of moneys in Senate contingent fund Effective with the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, and each fiscal year thereafter, subject to the approval of the Committee...


(a) Establishment and authority There is established in the House of Representatives a Fine Arts Board (hereafter in sections 188c and 188c-1 of this title referred to as...


The Board is authorized to accept, on behalf of the House of Representatives, gifts of works of fine art, historical objects, and similar property, including transfers from the...


No work of art or manufacture other than the property of the United States shall be exhibited in the National Statuary Hall, the Rotunda, or the corridors of the Capitol. ...


No room in the Capitol shall be used for private studios or works of art, without permission from the Joint Committee on the Library, given in writing; and it shall be the duty of...


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The rooms and space recently occupied by the Library of Congress in the Capitol building shall be divided into three stories, the third story of which shall be fitted up and used...


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The United States Capitol Grounds shall comprise all squares, reservations, streets, roadways, walks, and other areas as defined on a map entitled ''Map showing areas...


Public travel in and occupancy of said United States Capitol Grounds shall be restricted to the roads, walks, and places prepared for that purpose by flagging, paving, or otherwise. ...


It is forbidden to occupy the roads in said United States Capitol Grounds in such manner as to obstruct or hinder their proper use, or to use the roads in the area of said...


It is forbidden to offer or expose any article for sale in said United States Capitol Grounds; to display any sign, placard, or other form of advertisement therein; to solicit...


(a) Firearms, dangerous weapons, explosives, or incendiary devices It shall be unlawful for any person or group of persons - (1) Except as authorized by regulations which...


It is forbidden to parade, stand, or move in processions or assemblages in said United States Capitol Grounds, or to display therein any flag, banner, or device designed or adapted...


(a) Firearms, dangerous weapons, explosives, or incendiary device offenses Any violation of section 193f(a) of this title, and any attempt to commit any such violation,...


It shall be the duty of all persons employed in the service of the Government in the Capitol or in the United States Capitol Grounds to prevent, as far as may be in their...


In order to admit of the due observance within the United States Capitol Grounds of occasions of national interest becoming the cognizance and entertainment of Congress, the...


In the absence from Washington of either of the officers, designated in section 193j of this title, the authority therein given to suspend certain prohibitions of sections 193a...


Nothing in sections 193a to 193k, 207a, 212a, 212a-2, and 212a-3, of this title shall be construed to prohibit the giving of concerts in the United States Capitol Grounds, at...


As used in sections 193a to 193m, 207a, 212a, 212a-2, 212a-3, and 212b of this title - (1) The term ''Capitol Buildings'' means the United States Capitol, the Senate...


Any private organization, except political parties and committees constituted for election of Federal officials, whether or not organized for profit and whether or not any of...


Subject to section 5375 of title 5, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the National Gallery of Art, and the Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the ...


Public travel in and occupancy of the specified grounds is restricted to the sidewalks and other paved surfaces, except in the National Zoological Park. ...


It shall be unlawful for anyone other than an authorized employee or concessionaire to offer or expose any article for sale within the specified buildings or grounds; or to...


(a) In addition to the restrictions and requirements specified in sections 193o to 193q of this title, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees of the...


Whoever violates any provision of sections 193o to 193q of this title, or any regulation prescribed under section 193r of this title, shall be fined not more than $100 or...


The special police provided for in section 193n of this title shall have the power, within the specified buildings and grounds, to enforce and make arrests for violations of...


In order to permit authorized services, training programs, and ceremonies within the specified buildings and grounds, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Trustees...


For the purpose of sections 193n to 193x of this title ''buildings and grounds'' shall mean - (1) The Smithsonian Institution and its grounds which shall be construed...


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The special police provided for in section 193n of this title are authorized to enforce concurrently with the United States Park Police the laws and regulations applicable to...


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There shall be a Capitol police. There shall be a captain of the Capitol police and such other members with such rates of compensation, respectively, as may be appropriated for...


The Chief of the Capitol Police shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the Capitol Police Board, but not to exceed the rate of basic pay payable for level ES-4 of...


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(a) In general There shall be within the Capitol Police an Office of Administration to be headed by a Chief Administrative Officer as follows: (1) Not later than 60...


(a) Entitlement of officer or member Each officer or member of the United States Capitol Police force - (1) whose pay is disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer ...


Each officer or member of the Capitol Police force whose compensation is disbursed by the Secretary of the Senate, who performs duty in addition to the number of hours of...


The said police shall be paid on the order of the Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms of the House, or of either of them. ...


Payroll administration for the Capitol Police and civilian support personnel of the Capitol Police shall be carried out on a unified basis by a single disbursing authority....


(a) Rates of basic pay (1) The Capitol Police Board shall establish and maintain unified schedules of rates of basic pay for members and civilian employees of the Capitol...


There is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund (hereafter in sections 207c to 207c-3 of this title referred to as...


Subject to the regulations issued under section 207c-3 of this title, amounts in the Fund shall be paid to the families of Detective John Michael Gibson and Private First Class...


(a) Contributions to Fund For purposes of title 26, any contribution or gift to or for the use of the Fund shall be treated as a contribution or gift for exclusively...


The Capitol Police Board shall administer and manage the Fund (including establishing the timing and manner of making payments under section 207c-1 of this title) in accordance...


(a) Appointment of certifying officers of the Capitol Police The Chief Administrative Officer of the United States Capitol Police, or when there is not a Chief Administrative...


The captain of the Capitol police may suspend any member of the force, subject to the approval of the two Sergeants at Arms and of the Architect of the Capitol. ...


On and after March 3, 1875, whenever a member of the Capitol police or watch force is suspended from duty for cause, said policeman or watchman shall receive no compensation for...


The Sergeant at Arms of the Senate and the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives shall select and regulate the pattern for a uniform for the Capitol police and...


(a) The uniform of officers and members of the United States Park Police force, the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division, the Capitol Police, and the Metropolitan...


The members of the Capitol police shall furnish, at their own expense, each his own uniform, which shall be in exact conformity to that required by regulation of the Sergeants...


The officers, privates, and watchmen of the Capitol police shall, when on duty, wear the regulation uniform. ...


The Capitol Police shall police the United States Capitol Buildings and Grounds under the direction of the Capitol Police Board, consisting of the Sergeant at Arms of the...


The Capitol Police Board is authorized to detail police from the House Office, Senate Office, and Capitol Buildings for police duty on the Capitol Grounds and on the Library...


(a) Authority of the Capitol Police Subject to the direction of the Capitol Police Board, the United States Capitol Police is authorized to protect, in any area of the ...


(a) Scope Subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by the Capitol Police Board and approved by the Committee on House Oversight of the House of Representatives and...


(a) Design and installation (1) Effective October 1, 1995, the unexpended balances of appropriations specified in paragraph (2) are transferred to the appropriation for...


(a) Effective October 1, 1996, the responsibility for maintenance of security systems for the Capitol buildings and grounds is transferred from the Architect of the Capitol to...


(a) In general The Chief of the Capitol Police, with the approval of the Capitol Police Board, may designate a member of the Capitol Police to have responsibility for...


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(a) Authority of Capitol Police Board Notwithstanding any other provision of law and subject to the provisions of paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of this section, the ...


(a) Applicability of provisions The provisions of this section shall apply to any individual who is employed by the Senate day care center (known as the ''Senate Employee...


(a) Election for coverage The provisions of this section shall apply to any individual who - (1)(A) on October 6, 1992, is employed by the Senate day care center...


(a) Cost of training classes, conferences, and related expenses Notwithstanding section 1345 of title 31, the Secretary of the Senate may reimburse any individual employed by...


The supervision of the Capitol police shall extend over the Botanical Garden. ...


There shall be a superintendent and assistants in the Botanical Garden and greenhouses, who shall be under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library. ...


On and after July 31, 1958, no part of any appropriation for the Botanic Garden shall be used for the distribution, by congressional allotment, of trees, plants, shrubs, or...


On and after December 27, 1974, with the approval of the Joint Committee on the Library, the Architect of the Capitol may utilize personnel paid from appropriations under his...


(a) Establishment; gifts The Architect of the Capitol, subject to the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, is authorized to - (1) construct a National...


On and after November 5, 1990, all appropriations made on account of the Botanic Garden shall be disbursed for that purpose in the same manner as other appropriations under...


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On and after July 8, 1935, plant material exchanges may be made with botanic gardens, institutions, municipal parks, and gardens. ...


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Funds appropriated for the Capitol Grounds after October 1, 1976, shall be available for the purchase or rental, maintenance and operation of passenger motor vehicles to...


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On and after June 23, 1913, members of the field force of the General Services Administration, such as supervising superintendents, superintendents, junior superintendents, and ...


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Unless the Attorney General gives prior written approval of the sufficiency of the title to land for the purpose for which the property is being acquired by the United States,...


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In every case in which the Secretary of the Treasury or any other officer of the Government has been, or hereafter shall be, authorized to procure real estate for the erection of...


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In any proceeding in any court of the United States outside of the District of Columbia which has been or may be instituted by and in the name of and under the authority of the...


No appeal in any cause under section 258a of this title nor any bond or undertaking given therein shall operate to prevent or delay the vesting of title to such lands in the...


Action under section 258a of this title irrevocably committing the United States to the payment of the ultimate award shall not be taken unless the chief of the executive...


The right to take possession and title in advance of final judgment in condemnation proceedings as provided by section 258a of this title shall be in addition to any right, power,...


In any case in which the United States has taken or may take possession of any real property during the course of condemnation proceedings and in advance of final judgment therein...


Interest required to be paid under sections 258a to 258e-1 of this title shall be calculated by the district court as follows: (1) Where the period for which interest is owed...


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(a) Type of bonds required Before any contract for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public building or public work of the United States is awarded to any...


(a) Right to sue on payment bond Every person who has furnished labor or material in the prosecution of the work provided for in such contract, in respect of which a payment...


The department secretary or agency head of the contracting agency is authorized and directed to furnish, to any person making application therefor who submits an affidavit that he...


The term ''person'' and the masculine pronoun as used in sections 270a to 270d-1 of this title shall include all persons whether individuals, associations, copartnerships,...


Sections 270a to 270d of this title do not apply to a contract in an amount that is not greater than $100,000. ...


The Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Air Force, or the Secretary of Transportation may waive sections 270a to 270d-1 of this title with...


The Secretary of Transportation may waive sections 270a to 270d-1 of this title, with respect to contracts for the construction, alteration, or repair, of vessels of any kind...


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(a) The advertised specifications for every contract in excess of $2,000, to which the United States or the District of Columbia is a party, for construction, alteration,...


Every contract within the scope of sections 276a to 276a-5 of this title shall contain the further provision that in the event it is found by the contracting officer that any...


(a) The Comptroller General of the United States is authorized and directed to pay directly to laborers and mechanics from any accrued payments withheld under the terms of...


Sections 276a to 276a-5 of this title shall not be construed to supersede or impair any authority otherwise granted by Federal law to provide for the establishment of specific...


Sections 276a to 276a-5 of this title shall take effect thirty days after August 30, 1935, but shall not affect any contract then existing or any contract that may thereafter...


In the event of a national emergency the President is authorized to suspend the provisions of sections 276a to 276a-5 of this title. ...


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The fact that any contract authorized by any Act is entered into without regard to section 5 of title 41, or upon a cost-plus-a-fixed-fee basis or otherwise without advertising for ...


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The Secretary of Labor shall make reasonable regulations for contractors and subcontractors engaged in the construction, prosecution, completion or repair of public buildings,...


It is the purpose of sections 276d to 276d-3 of this title to promote and provide opportunities for people who wish to volunteer their services to State or local governments,...


(a) In general The requirement that certain laborers and mechanics be paid in accordance with the wage-setting provisions of the Act of March 3, 1931 (commonly known as...


The requirement that certain laborers and mechanics be paid in accordance with the wage-setting provisions of the Act of March 3, 1931 (commonly known as the ''Davis-Bacon Act'')...


For purposes of sections 276d-1 and 276d-2 of this title, the Acts or provisions described in this section are - (1) the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act ...


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Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, whenever the Administrator of General Services is authorized to secure temporary quarters for the use of Government officials...


Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, whenever the Administrator of General Services is authorized to secure temporary quarters for the use of the Government...


Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, whenever the Administrator of General Services is authorized to secure temporary quarters for the use of Government officials...


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The furniture for all new public buildings shall be procured in accordance with plans and specifications approved by the Administrator of General Services. ...


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All courthouses, customhouses, appraiser's stores, barge offices, and other public buildings outside of the District of Columbia and outside of military reservations which have...


The United States Postal Service shall have exclusive jurisdiction, control, and custody of the Washington City post office and the additions thereto, located at North Capitol...


On and after March 3, 1893, no building owned, or used for public purposes, by the Government of the United States, shall be draped in mourning and no part of the public fund shall...


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The United States customhouse wharf at Charleston, South Carolina, shall be in the custody and under the control of the Department of the Army, and all branches of the public...


The control of assignment of space in the buildings authorized by the Act of February 27, 1929, chapter 354, section 5, 45 Statutes 1342, shall be vested in the Administrator...


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Whatsoever constituted authority of each of the several States is charged with the enforcement of and requiring compliances with the State workmen's compensation laws of said...


Seeing-eye dogs or other guide dogs, especially trained and educated for that purpose, accompanied by their blind masters, shall be admitted to any building or other property...


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For the establishment of a working capital fund there is appropriated $50,000, without fiscal year limitation, for the payment of salaries and other expenses necessary to...


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The Administrator of General Services is authorized to provide and operate public utility communications services serving one or more governmental activities, in and outside...


In the prosecution of construction projects or planning programs assigned to the Administrator of General Services for which funds are provided by direct appropriation or...


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The provisions of sections 1535 and 1536 of title 31, are extended to authorize the Administrator of General Services to furnish services in the continental United States, on...


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The Administrator of General Services is authorized, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to name, rename, or otherwise designate any building under the custody and control...


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As used herein, the term ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of Labor, United States Department of Labor. ...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the wages of every laborer and mechanic employed by any contractor or subcontractor in his performance of work on any contract of the ...


(a) Contracts involving employment of laborers or mechanics The provisions of this subchapter shall apply, except as otherwise provided, to any contract which may require or involve ...


(a) Reports of inspectors; determination of amount of unpaid wages and liquidated damages; authorization for direct payments by Comptroller General Any officer or...


The Secretary may provide such reasonable limitations and may make such rules and regulations allowing reasonable variations, tolerances, and exemptions to and from any or...


Any contractor or subcontractor whose duty it shall be to employ, direct, or control any laborer or mechanic employed in the performance of any work contemplated by any contract...


(a) Condition of contracts; proceedings for promulgation of regulations; hearing, consultation with Advisory Committee It shall be a condition of each contract (other than...


(a) No certification by a contractor, and no contract clause, may be required in the case of a contract for the acquisition of commercial items in order to implement a prohibition...


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In order to suitably dispose of certain Federal buildings and the sites thereof under the control of the Administrator of General Services, which have been supplanted by...


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(a) Authority to procure space; terms; limitation on amount Whenever the Administrator of General Services determines that (1) the needs for space for the permanent activities of...


(a) Southwestern portion of District of Columbia; conformance to Redevelopment Act; terms of contracts In exercising the authority contained in section 356 of this ...


It is not the intention of the Congress that the program authorized by section 356 of this title shall constitute a substitute for or a replacement of any program for...


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The acquisition by the United States of any real property in connection with any low-cost housing, or slum-clearance project constructed with funds allotted to the Administrator...


Upon the request of any State or political subdivision in which any such project has been or will be constructed, the Administrator of General Services is authorized to enter into...


Such payments in lieu of taxes, and any other expenditures for operation and maintenance (including insurance) of any low-cost housing or slum-clearance project described in...


(a) In the administration of any low-cost housing or slum-clearance project described in section 421 of this title, the Administrator of General Services shall fix the rentals at an ...


In connection with any low-cost housing or slum-clearance project described in section 421 of this title, the Administrator of General Services, with the approval of the President,...


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No public building shall be constructed except by the Administrator, who shall construct such public building in accordance with this chapter. ...


(a) In order to carry out his duties under this title and under any other authority with respect to constructing, operating, maintaining, altering, and otherwise managing or...


The Administrator is authorized to acquire, by purchase, condemnation, donation, exchange, or otherwise, any building and its site which he determines to be necessary to carry...


(a) Authority of Administrator; terms; vesting of title; application of installment payments to purchase price; procedures; report of negotiations to Congressional committees; ...


(a) The Administrator is authorized to alter any public building, and to acquire in accordance with section 604 of this title such land as may be necessary to carry out...


(a) Acquisition of lands or interests therein The Administrator is authorized to acquire, by purchase, condemnation, donation, exchange, or otherwise, such lands or interests...


(a) Replacement of existing buildings; demolition, exchange or sale Whenever the Administrator deems it to be in the best interest of the United States to construct a new...


(a) Limitation of funds; transmission to Congress of prospectus of proposed project In order to insure the equitable distribution of public buildings throughout the...


(a) Construction in harmony with plan of Peter Charles L'Enfant The purposes of this chapter shall be carried out in the District of Columbia as nearly as may be practicable...


The Administrator is authorized to carry out any construction or alteration authorized by this chapter by contract, if he deems it to be most advantageous to the United States. ...


(a) Employment by Administrator The Administrator, whenever he determines it to be necessary, is authorized to employ, by contract or otherwise, and without regard to chapter...


(a) Upon the request of either House of Congress, or any committee thereof, and within a reasonable time, the Administrator shall submit a report showing the location, space,...


(a) Authorization of Administrator The Administrator is authorized and directed to make a continuing investigation and survey of the public buildings needs of the ...


As used in this chapter - (1) The term ''public building'' means any building, whether for single or multitenant occupancy, its grounds, approaches, and appurtenances, which...


As used in this title and in the amendments made by this title - (1) The term ''Administrator'' means the Administrator of General Services. (2) The terms ''public...


This chapter shall not apply to the construction of any public building - (1) for which an appropriation for construction is made out of the $500,000 made available...


The performance, in accordance with standards established by the Administrator of General Services, of the responsibilities and authorities vested in him under this chapter...


Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit or repeal - (1) existing authorizations for the leasing of buildings by and for the General Services Administration; or ...


(a) Development, construction, operation, and maintenance of facilities for conventions, exhibitions, meetings, and other social, cultural, and business activities; location ...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator may, whenever the Administrator considers it desirable, assign to a State, or to a commonwealth, territory, or...


(a) Specifications Notwithstanding the provisions of section 490(h)(1) of this title, the Administrator shall not make any agreement or undertake any commitment which will...


(a) Building codes Each building constructed or altered by the General Services Administration or any other Federal agency shall be constructed or altered, to the maximum...


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No motor vehicle manufactured on or after the effective date of this section shall be acquired by purchase by the Federal Government for use by the Federal Government unless...


The Administrator of General Services shall prescribe and publish in the Federal Register commercial standards for such passenger safety devices as he may require under authority...


As used in this chapter - (1) The term ''motor vehicle'' means any vehicle, self-propelled or drawn by mechanical power, designed for use on the highways principally for...


As soon as practicable after July 8, 1937 the Secretary of the Treasury and the United States Postal Service shall, jointly, with the approval of the President, prescribe...


There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $500,000 to be used, under the direction of the Secretary of...


Beginning in fiscal year 1995 and thereafter, there are appropriated such sums as may be necessary to make payments for the replacement of valuables, or the value thereof,...


In the event of loss or destruction of, or damage to, valuables of which shipment shall have been made pursuant to the regulations prescribed under section 721 of this title a...


All losses or destruction of, or damage to, internal revenue or other stamps, United States securities, or other obligations of the United States, and funds, occurring heretofore...


The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to execute and deliver, on behalf of the United States, such binding agreements of indemnity as he may deem necessary and proper...


On and after the effective date of the regulations prescribed under section 721 of this title, no executive department, independent establishment, agency, wholly owned corporation, ...


Every officer and employee of the United States and every person acting on behalf of a wholly owned corporation who makes a shipment of valuables in good faith pursuant to...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall have power, with the approval of the President, to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary for the execution of the functions vested...


For the purposes of this chapter - (a) The term ''valuables'' means any articles or things or representatives of value in which the United States has any interest, or...


(a) Establishment There is established an agency in the executive branch of the Government which shall be known as the General Services Administration. (b) Administrator...


(a) Bureau of Federal Supply The functions of (1) the Bureau of Federal Supply in the Department of the Treasury, (2) the Director of the Bureau of Federal Supply, (3)...


(a) All functions of the Federal Works Agency and of all agencies thereof, together with all functions of the Federal Works Administrator, of the Commissioner of Public Buildings,...


The Administrator is authorized, in his discretion, in order to provide for the effective accomplishment of the functions transferred to or vested in him by this Act, and from time...


(a) All unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, or other funds available or to be made available, for the use of the Bureau of Federal Supply, the War...


For fiscal year 1993 and thereafter, at no later than the end of the fifth fiscal year after the fiscal year for which funds are appropriated or otherwise made available,...


(a) Creation and composition of Fund; availability; overhead costs There is authorized to be set aside in the Treasury a special fund which shall be known as the General Supply...


The Administrator of the General Services Administration is authorized on and after June 5, 1981, to retain from any surplus generated from the operation of the General Supply...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator of General Services is authorized to accept periodic reimbursement from the Senate and from the House...


(a) Establishment; content; costs and capital requirements (1) There is established on the books of the Treasury and (FOOTNOTE 1) Information Technology Fund (hereinafter referred...


(a) Appointment and compensation The Administrator is authorized, subject to the civil-service and classification laws, to appoint and fix the compensation of such personnel...


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(a) Establishment The Administrator is authorized to establish within the General Services Administration a nationwide network of Federal information centers for the purpose...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, there is hereby established in the Treasury of the United States a Consumer Information Center Fund, General Services Administration,...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Consumer Information Center may accept and deposit to this account, during fiscal year 1998 and hereafter, gifts for the purpose...


As used in sections 762 to 762d of this title - (1) The term ''TDD'' means a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, a machine which employs graphic communications in the ...


(a) Accessibility of telecommunications systems The Administrator of General Services, after consultation with the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, the ...


(a) Support for research The Administrator shall, in consultation with the Federal Communications Commission, seek to promote research by Federal agencies, State agencies,...


The Federal Communications Commission shall, within 9 months after October 28, 1988, complete its existing inquiry regarding an interstate relay system for users of TDD's. ...


As soon as practicable, each House of the Congress shall establish a policy under which Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, as the case may be, may obtain ...


In this chapter - (1) ''Transfer'' means the conveyance by the United States of any element of ownership, including but not restricted to any estate or interest...


(1) Authorization, Executive approval, adequate consideration, scope of transfer, qualification of transferee, necessary or appropriate actions and powers Subject to...


No transfer under this subchapter may be made unless the Secretary of Defense or his designees determines that - (1) the United States does not need to retain the property ...


The agreements by which a transfer is made under this subchapter shall include a provision that - (1) the person to whom the transfer is made shall, subject to the rules...


Transfers under this subchapter do not require the approval of the Federal Communications Commission except to the extent that the approval of the Federal Communications Commission...


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, the gross proceeds of each transfer shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts. ...


The Secretary of Defense or his designee shall report to the Congress and the President - (1) in January of each year, the actions taken under this subchapter during...


This chapter does not modify in any manner the provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (47 U.S.C. 151 et seq.). ...


There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Defense such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. ...


As used in this chapter - (1) The term ''non-Federal electric energy'' means electric energy generated by any facility other than a federally owned electric...


(a) For the purposes of conserving oil and natural gas and better utilizing coal, any agency is authorized to sell to any non-Federal person, and to enter into contracts for the...


For purposes of economy and efficiency and conserving oil and natural gas, whenever practicable and consistent with other laws applicable to any agency and whenever consistent...


(a) Accommodation of needs of non-Federal person for electric energy Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as requiring or authorizing any department, agency,...


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The Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in this chapter referred to as the ''Secretary''), in consultation with the Administrator of General Services (hereafter in this...


(a) General provisions The agreements and leases authorized by section 801 of this title shall be subject to the following terms and conditions: (1) Alterations ...


The Secretary shall administer any property leased under this subchapter in accordance with those provisions of sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 of title 16, as amended and...


The Secretary is directed to utilize the authority under sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 of title 16, as amended and supplemented, to provide interpretive transportation services between...


(a) Notwithstanding the execution of any agreement or lease pursuant to this subchapter, the Secretary, in consultation with the National Visitor Facilities Advisory...


All existing laws or parts of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter are hereby repealed to the extent to which they are so inconsistent, but to no further or...


There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter. ...


The Secretary shall take such action as may be necessary to insure that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors on the alterations referred to in...


The Architect of the Capitol may enter into a contract or other agreement with the Secretary of the Interior providing for the Architect of the Capitol to furnish steam from...


(a) Reservation of certain rights by the Secretary; definition Upon the request of the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary shall assign to the Secretary of Transportation...


The Secretary of Transportation shall provide for the rehabilitation and redevelopment of the Union Station complex primarily as a multiple-use transportation terminal serving the ...


(a) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of Transportation such sums as may be necessary to meet lease and other obligations, including maintenance...


(a) Engineering survey The Secretary of Transportation shall, on an emergency basis, carry out an engineering survey of all existing structures at the Union Station complex...


(a) Agreements with developers In order to achieve the goals set out in section 812 of this title, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to select and subsequently...


(a) The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to use income and proceeds received from activities authorized by this part, including, without limitation, operating and...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of title 23, and other Acts pertaining to Federal-Aid Highways, the Secretary of Transportation shall immediately approve the completion...


(a) Release of Washington Terminal Company from its obligation to construct a new railroad passenger station The Secretary of Transportation is authorized, on such terms and ...


To further the rehabilitation, redevelopment and operation of the Union Station complex, the Secretary of Transportation, the Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration,...


There is hereby created a National Visitor Facilities Advisory Commission (hereafter in this chapter referred to as the ''Commission'') which shall (1) conduct a continuing review...


(a) Tenure; Chairman The Commission shall be composed of the Secretary, the Administrator, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Chairman of the National...


The Commission shall, from time to time, report to the Secretary and the Administrator the results of its reviews, studies, and investigations. In the case of any report...


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Architect of the Capitol, in consultation with the House Office Building Commission and the Senate Office Building Commission,...


(a) Establishment; designation; supervision of Capitol Guide Board; membership of Board There is hereby established an organization under the Congress of the United States,...


The Congress finds and declares - (a) that it is in the national interest that the area adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue between the Capitol and the White House, most...


(a) Establishment There is hereby created a body corporate to be known as the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the ''Corporation''). ...


(a) Executive Director and other officers and employees The Board of Directors shall have the power to appoint and fix the compensation and duties of the Executive Director and such ...


(a) Contents The development plan for the development area shall include, but not be limited to: (1) the types of uses, both public and private, to be permitted; (2) criteria...


In carrying out its powers and duties, the Corporation - (1) shall have all necessary and proper powers for the exercise of the authorities vested in it; (2) shall...


(a) Nothing in this chapter shall preclude other agencies or instrumentalities of the Federal Government or of the District of Columbia from exercising any lawful powers in...


(a) In effectuating the purposes of this chapter, the Corporation: (1) shall consult and cooperate with District of Columbia officials and community leaders at the...


(a) Since the exercise of the powers granted by this chapter will be in all respects for the benefit of the people, the Corporation is hereby declared to be devoted to an...


(a) Annual reports to the President and to Congress The Corporation shall transmit to the President and the Congress, annually each January and at such other times as it deems ...


(a) The Corporation shall contribute to the civil service retirement and disability fund, on the basis of annual billings as determined by the Director of the Office of...


The Corporation is authorized to use in the conduct of its business all its funds and other assets and all funds and other assets which have been or may hereafter be transferred to, ...


(a) Larceny, embezzlement, or conversion All general penal statutes relating to the larceny, embezzlement, or conversion of public moneys or property of the United States ...


If any provisions of this chapter or the application thereof to any body, agency, situation, or circumstances is held invalid the remainder of the chapter and the application of...


(a) In addition to the sums heretofore appropriated, there are authorized to be appropriated for operating and administrative expenses of the Corporation $3,000,000 for the...


The head of each executive agency, including the Department of Defense, shall designate one office, officer, or employee of the agency to establish and operate a central...


(a) Cost identification and analysis The head of each executive agency, including the Department of Defense, shall develop a system to identify, collect, and analyze data...


(a) Contents of statement The head of each executive agency, including the Department of Defense, shall include with the appropriation request of such agency submitted...


(a) Summary and analysis of agency statements The President shall include with the budget transmitted pursuant to section 1105 of title 31 for fiscal year 1988 and each ...


(a) Study of costs, benefits, and feasibility (1) The head of each executive agency, including the Department of Defense, shall conduct a comprehensive and detailed study of the ...


(a) Identification of opportunities for consolidation The Administrator shall review and identify interagency opportunities for the consolidation of motor vehicles, related ...


The Administrator shall take such actions as may be necessary to reduce motor vehicle storage and disposal costs and to improve the rate of return on motor vehicle sales through...


(a) Actions by President required The President shall establish, for each executive agency, including the Department of Defense, goals to reduce outlays for the...


(a) Administrator of General Services The Administrator shall comply with and be subject to the provisions of this chapter with regard to all motor vehicles that are used...


(a) Priority in reducing headquarters use The heads of executive agencies shall give first priority to meeting the goals established by the President under section 908(a) of...


The Director and the Administrator shall closely cooperate in the implementation of the provisions of this chapter. ...


The Comptroller General shall evaluate the extent to which the Director, the Administrator, and executive agencies have complied with this chapter. By January 31, 1988,...


For purposes of this chapter - (1) the term ''executive agency'' means an Executive agency (as such term is defined in section 105 of title 5), which operates at...


The purposes of this chapter are as follows: (a) to preserve the integrity of the comprehensive design of the L'Enfant and McMillan plans for the Nation's Capital; ...


As used in this chapter - (a) the term ''Secretary'' means the Secretary of the Interior; (b) the term ''Administrator'' means the Administrator of the General...


(a) Works on Federal lands No commemorative work may be established on Federal lands referred to in section 1001(d) of this title in the District of Columbia and its...


(a) The National Capital Memorial Advisory Committee as established by the Secretary is redesignated as the National Capital Memorial Commission. The membership of the...


The Secretary and the Administrator shall make available, for public inspection at appropriate offices of the National Park Service and the General Services Administration, the...


(a) Area I The Secretary or Administrator (as appropriate) may, after seeking the advice of the National Capital Memorial Commission, recommend the location of a...


(a) Any person authorized by law to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs shall comply with each of the following requirements before...


(a) Issuance of construction permit Prior to issuing a permit for the construction of a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, the Secretary or ...


(a) If the Secretary, in consultation with the National Capital Memorial Commission, determines that a site where commemorative works may be displayed on a temporary basis...


(a) Documentation of design and construction to Secretary or Administrator Complete documentation of design and construction of each commemorative work located in the...


(a) Findings The Congress finds and declares that - (1) it is in the national interest to build a Federal building complex and establish an international cultural and...


(a) Preparation and contents The Corporation shall prepare a written proposal for development of the Federal Triangle property which shall include, but not be limited to,...


(a) Selection process (1) General rule Upon approval of the development proposal submitted under section 1103(f) of this title by resolutions adopted by the ...


(a) Entry into agreement Before the development agreement is entered into under section 1104 of this title, the Administrator shall enter into with the person selected...


(a) Establishment There is established a commission to be known as the International Cultural and Trade Center Commission. (b) Duties of Commission The duties of...


(a) Lease of space (1) Agreement The Administrator and the Commission shall enter into an agreement for the Commission to lease from the Administrator not to...


(a) The Departmental Auditorium, located on the Federal Triangle between the Custom Service building and Interstate Commerce Commission building on Constitution Avenue, shall on...


As used in this chapter - (1) Administrator The term ''Administrator'' means the Administrator of General Services. (2) Commission The term...


(a) Findings The Congress makes the following findings and declarations: (1) Space for consolidation of activities of the Administrative Office of the United States...


(a) Selection process (1) General rule The Architect, under the direction of the Commission and in accordance with such policies and procedures as the Architect ...


(a) Entry into lease agreement Before the development agreement is entered into under section 1202 of this title, the Architect shall enter into with the person selected...


(a) Structural and mechanical care Upon occupancy by the United States of the building and other improvements constructed under this chapter, the structural and mechanical...


(a) Governmental entities (1) Judicial branch Subject to the provisions of this section, the Architect shall make available, on a reimbursable basis, all space in the ...


(a) Establishment There is established a Commission to be known as the Commission for the Judiciary Office Building. (b) Membership The Commission shall be composed of...


(a) Separate account There is established in the Treasury of the United States a separate account. Such account shall include all amounts deposited therein under section...


As used in this chapter - (1) Architect The term ''Architect'' means the Architect of the Capitol. (2) Chief Justice The term ''Chief Justice'' means the...


(a) Findings The Congress finds that - (1) affordable public transportation is essential to the economic vitality of the national capital area and is an ...


As used in this chapter - (1) the term ''arbitration'' means - (A) the arbitration of disputes, regarding the terms and conditions of employment, that is...


(a) Factors in making arbitration award An arbitrator rendering an arbitration award involving the employees of an interstate compact agency operating in the national capital...


(a) Modifications and finality of award In the case of an arbitration award to which section 1303 of this title applies, the interstate compact agency and the employees in ...


In this chapter: (1) Director The term ''Director'' means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. (2) Executive agency The term...


In fulfilling the responsibility to administer the functions assigned under chapter 35 of title 44, the Director shall comply with this subchapter with respect to the specific...


(a) Federal information technology The Director shall perform the responsibilities set forth in this section in fulfilling the responsibilities under section 3504(h) of title...


(a) In general The Director shall encourage the use of performance-based and results-based management in fulfilling the responsibilities assigned under section 3504(h),...


In fulfilling the responsibilities assigned under chapter 35 of title 44, the head of each executive agency shall comply with this part with respect to the specific matters covered...


(a) Design of process In fulfilling the responsibilities assigned under section 3506(h) of title 44, the head of each executive agency shall design and implement in the...


In fulfilling the responsibilities under section 3506(h) of title 44, the head of an executive agency shall - (1) establish goals for improving the efficiency and ...


(a) In general The authority of the head of an executive agency to conduct an acquisition of information technology includes the following authorities: (1) To...


(a) Omitted (b) General responsibilities The Chief Information Officer of an executive agency shall be responsible for - (1) providing advice and other assistance to...


The head of each executive agency, in consultation with the Chief Information Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of that executive agency (or, in the case of an executive...


The head of an executive agency shall identify in the strategic information resources management plan required under section 3506(b)(2) of title 44 any major information...


Funds available for an executive agency for oversight, acquisition, and procurement of information technology may be used by the head of the executive agency to support jointly...


(a) Standards and guidelines (1) Authority The Secretary of Commerce shall, on the basis of standards and guidelines developed by the National Institute of Standards and ...


It is the sense of Congress that, during the next five-year period beginning with 1996, executive agencies should achieve each year at least a 5 percent decrease in the cost...


(a) In general Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, this subchapter does not apply to national security systems. (b) Exceptions (1) In general ...


(a) Definition In this part, the term ''national security system'' means any telecommunications or information system operated by the United States Government, the...


The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall ensure that, to the maximum extent practicable, the process for acquisition of information technology is a simplified, clear,...


(a) In general (1) Purpose The Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy (hereinafter referred to as the ''Administrator''), in consultation with the ...


(a) Measurable test criteria The head of each executive agency conducting a pilot program under section 1471 of this title shall establish, to the maximum extent...


(a) Requirement Not later than 180 days after the completion of a pilot program under this subchapter, the Administrator shall - (1) submit to the Director a report on...


If the Director determines that the results and findings under a pilot program under this subchapter indicate that legislation is necessary or desirable in order to improve...


Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed as authorizing the appropriation or obligation of funds for the pilot programs authorized under this subchapter. ...


(a) Requirement The Administrator may authorize the heads of two executive agencies to carry out a pilot program to test the feasibility of - (1) contracting on a...


(a) In general The Administrator may authorize the heads of any of the executive agencies, in accordance with subsection (d) of this section, to carry out a pilot program to...


(a) Automation of multiple award schedule contracting In order to provide for the economic and efficient procurement of information technology and other commercial items, the ...


Not later than six months after February 10, 1996, the head of an executive agency shall inventory all computer equipment under the control of that official. After completion of...


Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, if in designing an information technology system pursuant to this chapter, the head of an executive agency determines that...




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