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Passed House amended (02/03/2010)

Architect of the Capitol Appointment Act of 2010 - Requires the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to be appointed jointly by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, the Majority and Minority Leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate, the chair and ranking Minority Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the chair and ranking Minority Member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, the chair and ranking Minority Members of the congressional appropriations committees, a Member of the Senate designated by the Senate Majority Leader, and a Member of the Senate designated by the Senate Minority Leader.

Establishes a 10-year term for the AOC, as under current law, but permits additional reappointments.

Repeals the requirement of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1990 that the AOC be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.