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Public Law No: 114-86 (11/05/2015)

 
[114th Congress Public Law 86]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]



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Public Law 114-86
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
    To establish a 10-year term for the service of the Librarian of 
             Congress. <<NOTE: Nov. 5, 2015 -  [S. 2162]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Librarian of 
Congress Succession Modernization Act of 2015.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. <<NOTE: 2 USC 136.>> 

    This Act may be cited as the ``Librarian of Congress Succession 
Modernization Act of 2015''.
SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 2 USC 136-1.>> APPOINTMENT AND TERM OF SERVICE OF 
                    LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS.

    (a) <<NOTE: President.>> In General.--The President shall appoint 
the Librarian of Congress, by and with the advice and consent of the 
Senate.

    (b) Term of Service.--The Librarian of Congress shall be appointed 
for a term of 10 years.
    (c) Reappointment.--An individual appointed to the position of 
Librarian of Congress, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, 
may be reappointed to that position in accordance with subsections (a) 
and (b).
    (d) <<NOTE: Applicability.>> Effective Date.--This section shall 
apply with respect to appointments made on or after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.
SEC. 3. CONFORMING AMENDMENT.

    The first paragraph under the center heading ``library of congress'' 
under the center heading ``LEGISLATIVE'' of the Act entitled ``An Act 
Making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial 
expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, 
eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes'', approved 
February 19, 1897 (29 Stat. 544, chapter

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265; 2 U.S.C. 136), is amended by striking ``to be appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,''.

    Approved November 5, 2015.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2162:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 161 (2015):
            Oct. 7, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 20, considered and passed House.

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