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There is established a permanent Administrative Committee of the Federal Register of three members consisting of the Archivist or Acting Archivist, who shall be chairman, an officer of the Department of Justice designated by the Attorney General, and the Public Printer or Acting Public Printer. The Administrator of General Services shall act as secretary of the committee. The Committee shall prescribe, with the approval of the President, regulations for carrying out the provisions of this chapter. Such regulations shall provide, among other things: (c) the manner and form in which the Federal Register shall be printed, reprinted, compiled, indexed, bound, and distributed; (d) the number of copies of the Federal Register, which shall be printed, reprinted, and compiled, the number which shall be distributed without charge to Members of Congress, officers, and employees of the United States, or any Federal agency for their official use, and the number which shall be available for distribution to the public.

Public Papers of the Presidents Authority and Distribution.—The following sections of part 32, title 1, chapter 1, of the Code of Federal Regulations pertains to the Public Papers of the Presidents.

Section 32.1 Publication required There shall be published forthwith at the end of each calendar year, beginning with the year 1957, a special edition of the Federal Register designated “Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States." Each volume shall cover one calendar year and shall be identified further by the name of the President and the year covered.

Section 32.2 Coverage of prior years After conferring with the National Historical Publications Commission with respect to the need therefor, the Administrative Committee may from time to time authorize the publication of similar volumes covering specified calendar years prior to 1957.

Section 32.15 Members of Congress Each Member of Congress, during his term of office, shall be entitled to one copy for each annual volume published during such term: Provided, That authorization for furnishing such copies shall be submitted in writing to the Director and signed by the authorizing Member.

Section 32.16 The Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States shall be entitled to 12 copies of the annual volumes.

Section 32.17 Executive agencies The head of each department and the head of each independent agency in the executive branch of the Government shall be entitled to one copy of each annual voluine upon application therefor in writing to the Director.

The printing of the Public Papers of the Presidents is initiated by requisition from the National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration. The program consists of the printing of the Public Papers of the Presidents of prior administrations beginning with the Truman administration and continuing currently through future administrations. The Truman papers for 1945 through 1952, the Eisenhower papers for 1953 through 1960, the Kennedy papers for 1961 through 1963, and the Johnson papers for 1963 through 1966 have been completed (25 volumes in all). The Truman papers for 1952, which were delivered in November of 1966, completed the backlog of this program.

U.S. Gorernment Organization Manual The U.S. Government Organization Manual is published anually by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, as a special edition of the Federal Register pursuant to part 31 of the regulations of the Administrative Committee, approved on March 20, 1959 (24 F.R. 2353;1 CFR Part 31).

Weckly Compilation of Presidential Documents

The Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents is published every Monday by the Office of the Federal Register and contains statements, messages, and other Presidential materials released by the White House up to 5 p.m. Friday of each week. Authority to publish this compilation is included in the Federal Register Act (49 Stat. 500, as amended ; 44 C.S.C. Ch. 8B), under regulations

prescribed by the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register, approved by the President (1 CFR, Part 32).

Federal Register and Supplements to the Code of Federal Regulations—Page unit estimates (number of pages) are furnished by the General Services Administration, National Archives and Records Service, Federal Register Division. The estimated number of page units required becomes the basis for preparation of estimated costs of the Federal Register and the Supplements to the Code of Federal Regulations.

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

REVENUE, EXPENSE, AND RETAINED EARNINGS--PRINTING AND BINDING OPERATIONS

(In thousands of dollars)

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Net income for year.
Analysis of retained earnings:

Retained earnings, start of year..
Retained earnings, end of year.

4, 406

20, 328

24,734

24.734

24, 734

24, 734

24,734

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
REVENUE, EXPENSE, AND RETAINED EARNINGS–SALES OF PUBLICATIONS OPERATIONS

In thousands of dollars)

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Other income:

Gratuitous revenues (sale of other Government publications by

sales agents of Superintendent of Documents).
Deposit accounts inactive for 10 years and unidentified re-

mittances.
Unredeemed public document coupons..

Total, other income....

Total, revenue..
Expense:

Sales publications purchases for resale.
Postage for sales copies mailed..
Publications destroyed...
Administrative expenses.

Total expense..

Net operating income 1
Analysis of retained earnings:

Retained earings, start of year.
Payment of earnings......

Retained earnings, end of year..
Expenditures from salaries and expenses appropriation required to
operate the sales program:

Personnel compensation.
Personnel benefits.
Travel and transportation of persons..
Transportation of things: Delivery services.
Rent, communications, and utilities:

Communications.

Heat, light, and power..
Printing and reproduction: Price lists and circulars..
Other services:

Computer services.
Repairs and alterations.

Sanitation..
Supplies and materials:

Mailing and supplies.

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119
43
48

153
52
99

159

Office supplies.
Equipment...

Total, expenditures..
Net earnings.....

52 118

3,661

4,393

4,807

3, 418

3, 107

3,193

1 This amount is transferred to the U.S. Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.

AVERAGE COST PER UNIT OF PRINTING AND BINDING CHARGEABLE TO THE CONGRESSIONAL APPROPRIATION, AS OF JUNE 30, 1967

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1. Congressional Record.
2. Miscellaneous publications.
3. Miscellaneous printing and binding-
4. Publications for international exchange.
5. Franked envelopes.
5. Document franks..
6. Committee and business calendars
7. Bills, resolutions, and amendments.
8. Committee reports..-
9. Documents.
10. Hearings
11. Federal Register (not including V.S. Government Manual, Public

Papers of the Presidents and Weekly Compilation of Presidential

Documents).
12. Supplements to Code of Federal Regulations.

.do.
Per 1,000.
Per copy
Per 1,000.

.do
Per page

do
do.
do.
.do.

$97.60

18. 66
22.19

. 141
4.34
3.45
9. 78
11.06
19.33
26.78
17.40

4.45
4. 14
13.20
10.02
22. 88
17.12
20.18

$96. 05
25. 19
30.25

. 158
3.95
3. 88
11.56
13.15
23. 08
31. 57
20.40

$108. 50

27.75
28. 23

.13
3.95
4. 88
15. 67
11.94
25. 89
26.05
20.74

1 $104.00

30.55
30. 39

.119
3. 89
4.97
12.69
13.16
24. 25
25. 59
21.46

1 $110.00

19. 19
35. 44

093
4.12
5.31
14.90
12.72
25. 42
25. 52
22.04

$113.00

30.00
34.00

.15
4.50
5.50
14.00
15.00
28.00
30.00
24.00

$116.00

32.00
38.00

.16
4.60
6.00
16.00
16.00
30.00
32.00
25.00

49.94
11.97

54.02
11.87

57.55
9.21

59. 28
10.81

64.29
9.96

do.

66.86
10.93

72.00
13.00

75.00
14.00

1 Estimated.

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Congressional printing and binding, billings for work ordered in fiscal year

as of January 31, 1968 Fiscal year

Amount 1954

$9, 844, 423. 14 1955

9, 082, 158. 22 1956

10, 321, 442.51 1957

10, 076, 164. 34 1958

11, 396, 586. 19 1939

11, 590, 307.57 1960

13, 131, 748.07 1961

11, 672, 350.01 1962

14, 343, 559. 68 1963

16, 210, 826. 67 1964

17, 426, 217. 19 1965

18, 658, 015. 23 1966

19, 393, 588. 12 1967

21, 000, 814. 96 1968 (7 months)

7, 442, 352. 90

With the inception of the revolving fund accounting system in fiscal year 1954, all billings for each fiscal year are based on the orders received during the respective fiscal year.

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1 Based on intormation developed annually for hearings before the Committee on Appropriations.

Requisitions and print orders receired Fiscal year

Number 1954 19.55

83, 639

94, 018 1956

92, 904 1957

95, 279 1958

92, 671 1939

99, 293 1960

100, 162 1961

99, 340 1962

109, 112 1963

230, 261 1964

228, 819 1965

245, 732 1966

272, 044 1967

303, 108 1968? (7 months).

178, 086 - Beginning with fiscal year 1963, totals included individual orders on open requisitions.

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