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§ 183a. —  Oral history of the House of Representatives.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC183a]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
                     CHAPTER 5--LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Sec. 183a. Oral history of the House of Representatives

(a) In general

    The Librarian of Congress shall accept for deposit, preserve, 
maintain, and make accessible an oral history of the House of 
Representatives, as told by its Members and former Members, compiled and 
updated (on a voluntary or contract basis) by the United States 
Association of Former Members of Congress or other private organization. 
In carrying out this section, the Librarian of Congress may enlist the 
voluntary aid or assistance of such organization, or may contract with 
it for such services as may be necessary.

(b) Definition of oral history

    In this section, the term ``oral history'' means a story or history 
consisting of personal recollection as recorded by any one or more of 
the following means:
        (1) Interviews.
        (2) Transcripts.
        (3) Audio recordings.
        (4) Video recordings.
        (5) Such other form or means as may be suitable for the 
    recording and preservation of such information.

(Pub. L. 106-99, Sec. 3, Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1331.)

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in section 183 of this title.

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