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This fifth supplement to the 1994 edition of the United States Code has been prepared and published pursuant to section 285b of Title 2 of the Code. It contains the additions to and changes in the general and permanent laws of the United States enacted during the One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses, and the One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session. This supplement together with the 1994 edition establishes prima facie those laws in effect on January 23, 2000, except that Titles 1, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 23, 28, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 44, 46, and 49 have been revised, codified, and enacted into positive law and the text thereof is legal evidence of the laws therein contained.

This supplement was prepared and published under the supervision of John R. Miller, Law Revision Counsel of the House of Representatives, with the assistance of West Group of Eagan, Minnesota, which assisted in preparing prior editions and supplements of the Code. Grateful acknowledgment is made to the staffs of the Office of the Law Revision Counsel, West Group, and the Government Printing Office for their untiring efforts and cooperation.


Dennis Hostert

Speaker of the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 23, 2000.

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TITLE 3THE PRESIDENT 1. Presidential Elections and Vacancies. 2. Office and Compensation of President. 3. Protection of the President; United States

Secret Service Uniformed Division. 4. Delegation of Functions. 5. Extension of Certain Rights and Protec

tions to Presidential Offices.


ERNMENT, AND THE STATES 1. The Flag. 2. The Seal. 3. Seat of the Government. 4. The States. 5. Official Territorial Papers.

TITLE 2THE CONGRESS 1. Election of Senators and Representatives. 2. Organization of Congress. 3. Compensation and Allowances of Members. 4. Officers and Employees of Senate and

House of Representatives. 5. Library of Congress. 6. Congressional and Committee Procedure;

Investigations. 7. Contested Elections (Repealed). 8. Federal Corrupt Practices (Repealed). 8A. Regulation of Lobbying (Repealed). 9. Office of Legislative Counsel. 9A. Office of Law Revision Counsel. 9B. Legislative Classification Office [Re

pealed). 9C. Office of Parliamentarian of House of Rep

resentatives. 9D. Office of Senate Legal Counsel. 10. Classification of Employees of House of

Representatives. 10A. Payroll Administration in House of Rep

resentatives. 11. Citizens' Commission on Public Service

and Compensation. 12. Contested Elections. 13. Joint Committee on Congressional Oper

ations (Repealed). 14. Federal Election Campaigns. 15. Office of Technology Assessment. 16. Congressional Mailing Standards. 17. Congressional Budget Office. 17A. Congressional Budget and Fiscal Oper

ations. 17B. Impoundment Control and Line Item Veto. 18. Legislative Personnel Financial Disclosure

Requirements (Transferred). 19. Congressional Award Program. 19A. John Heinz Competitive Excellence Award. 20. Emergency Powers To Eliminate Budget

Deficits. 21. Civic Achievement Award Program in

Honor of Office of Speaker of House of

Representatives (Repealed). Page x


PART -THE AGENCIES GENERALLY 1. Organization. 3. Powers. 5. Administrative Procedure. 6. The Analysis of Regulatory Functions. 7. Judicial Review. 8. Congressional Review of Agency Rule

making. 9. Executive Reorganization. PART II-CIVIL SERVICE FUNCTIONS AND

RESPONSIBILITIES 11. Office of Personnel Management. 12. Merit Systems Protection Board, Office of

Special Counsel, and Employee Right of

Action, 13. Special Authority. 15. Political Activity of Certain State and Local Employees.





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Chap. 1. Commodity Exchanges. 2. Cotton Standards. 3. Grain Standards. 4. Naval Stores. 5. Importation of Adulterated Seeds (Re

pealed). 6. Insecticides and Environmental Pesticide

Control. 6A. National Laboratory Accreditation. 7. Insect Pests Generally. 7A. Golden Nematode. 7B. Plant Pests. 8. Nursery Stock and Other Plants and Plant

Products. 8A. Rubber and Other Critical Agricultural

Materials. 9. Packers and Stockyards. 10. Warehouses. 11. Honeybees. 12. Associations of Agricultural Products Pro

ducers. 13. Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. 14. Agricultural Experiment Stations. 15.

Bureau of Animal Industry. 16. Bureau of Dairy Industry. 17. Miscellaneous Matters. 18. Cooperative Marketing. 19. Cotton Statistics and Estimates. 20. Dumping or Destruction of Interstate

Produce. 20A. Perishable Agricultural Commodities. 21. Tobacco Statistics. 21A. Tobacco Inspection. 21B. Tobacco Control. 22. Agricultural Marketing (Omitted or

Transferred). 23. Foreign Agricultural Service (Repealed). 24. Perishable Agricultural Commodities

[Transferred to Chapter 20A). 25. Export Standards for Apples. 25A. Export Standards for Grapes and Plums. 26. Agricultural Adjustment. 26A. Agricultural Marketing Agreements. 27. Cotton Marketing (Repealed or Omitted). 28. Tobacco Industry (Repealed). 29. Potato Act of 1935 [Repealed). 30. Anti-Hog-Cholera Serum and Hog-Cholera

Virus. 31. Rural Electrification and Telephone Serv

ice. 31A. Telemedicine and Distance Learning Serv

ices in Rural Areas. 32.

Peanut Statistics. 33. Farm Tenancy. 34. Sugar Production and Control [Omitted or

Repealed]. 35. Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938. 35A. Price Support of Agricultural Commod

ities. 36. Crop Insurance. 37. Seeds. 38. Distribution and Marketing of Agricul

tural Products.

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RELATIONS 71. Labor-Management Relations. 72. Antidiscrimination; Right to Petition Con

gress. 73. Suitability, Security, and Conduct. 75. Adverse Actions. 77. Appeals. 79. Services to Employees.

SUBPART G-INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES 81. Compensation for Work Injuries. 83. Retirement. 84. Federal Employees' Retirement System. 85.

Unemployment Compensation. 87. Life Insurance. 89. Health Insurance. SUBPART H-ACCESS TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD

INFORMATION 91. Access to Criminal History Records for Na

tional Security Purposes.

SUBPART MISCELLANEOUS 95. Personnel Flexibilities Relating to the In

ternal Revenue Service.


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