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§ 149. —  Transfer of books to other libraries.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC149]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
                     CHAPTER 5--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Sec. 149. Transfer of books to other libraries

    The Librarian of Congress may from time to time transfer to other 
governmental libraries within the District of Columbia, including the 
Public Library, books and material in the possession of the Library of 
Congress in his judgment no longer necessary to its uses, but in the 
judgment of the custodians of such other collections likely to be useful 
to them, and may dispose of or destroy such material as has become 
useless: Provided, That no records of the Federal Government shall be 
transferred, disposed of, or destroyed under the authority granted in 
this section.

(Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 297, Sec. 1, 35 Stat. 858; Oct. 25, 1951, ch. 562, 
Sec. 4(1), 65 Stat. 640.)


    1951--Act Oct. 25, 1951, inserted proviso.

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