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§ 179q. —  Seal of National Film Registry.



[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC179q]

 
                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
 
                     CHAPTER 5--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
 
Sec. 179q. Seal of National Film Registry


(a) Use of seal

           (1) Prohibition on distribution and exhibition

        No person shall knowingly distribute or exhibit to the public a 
    version of a film or any copy of a film which bears the seal 
    described in section 179m(a)(3) of this title if such film--
            (A) is not included in the National Film Registry; or
            (B) is included in the National Film Registry, but such film 
        or film copy has not been approved for use of the seal by the 
        Librarian pursuant to section 179m(a)(1)(D) of this title.

                    (2) Prohibition on promotion

        No person shall knowingly use the seal described in section 
    179m(a)(3) of this title to promote any version of a film or film 
    copy other than a Registry version.

(b) Effective date of seal

    The use of the seal described in section 179m(a)(3) of this title 
shall be effective for each film after the Librarian publishes in the 
Federal Register, in accordance with section 179m(a)(2) of this title, 
the name of that film as selected for inclusion in the National Film 
Registry.

(Pub. L. 104-285, title I, Sec. 107, Oct. 11, 1996, 110 Stat. 3381.)

                         Termination of Section

        For termination of section, see section 179w of this title.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in sections 179l, 179r, 179s, 179t, 
179u, 179v, 179w of this title.



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