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Introduced in House (11/17/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4023


To eliminate unused sections of the United States Code, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 17, 2015

Mr. Chabot (for himself, Mr. Goodlatte, Mr. Conyers, Ms. Jackson Lee, and Mr. Forbes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To eliminate unused sections of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Clean Up the Code Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Repeals.

The following provisions of title 18, United States Code, are repealed:

(1) Section 46 relating to transportation of water hyacinths.

(2) Section 511A relating to unauthorized application of theft prevention decal or device.

(3) Section 707 relating to 4-H club emblem fraudulently used.

(4) Section 708 relating to Swiss Confederation coat of arms.

(5) Section 711 relating to “Smokey Bear” character or name.

(6) Section 711a relating to “Woodsy Owl” character, name, or slogan.

(7) Section 715 relating to “The Golden Eagle Insignia”.

(8) Chapter 89—Professions and Occupations.

(9) Section 1921 relating to receiving Federal employees’ compensation after marriage.

SEC. 3. Clerical amendments.

(a) Table of chapters for title 18.—The table of chapters for title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to chapter 89.

(b) Table of sections for chapter 3.—The table of sections for chapter 3 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 46.

(c) Table of sections for chapter 25.—The table of sections for chapter 25 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 511A.

(d) Table of sections for chapter 33.—The table of sections for chapter 33 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking the item relating to section 707;

(2) by striking the item relating to section 708;

(3) by striking the item relating to section 711;

(4) by striking the item relating to section 711a; and

(5) by striking the item relating to section 715.

(e) Table of sections for chapter 39.—The table of sections for chapter 93 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 1921.