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§ 477. —  Utilization of services of Library of Congress.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC477]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 477. Utilization of services of Library of Congress

(a) Authority of Librarian to make available services and assistance of 
        Congressional Research Service

    To carry out the objectives of this chapter, the Librarian of 
Congress is authorized to make available to the Office such services and 
assistance of the Congressional Research Service as may be appropriate 
and feasible.

(b) Scope of services and assistance

    Such services and assistance made available to the Office shall 
include, but not be limited to, all of the services and assistance which 
the Congressional Research Service is otherwise authorized to provide to 
the Congress.

(c) Services or responsibilities performed by Congressional Research 
        Service for Congress not altered or modified; authority of 
        Librarian to establish within Congressional Research Service 
        additional divisions, etc.

    Nothing in this section shall alter or modify any services or 
responsibilities, other than those performed for the Office, which the 
Congressional Research Service under law performs for or on behalf of 
the Congress. The Librarian is, however, authorized to establish within 
the Congressional Research Service such additional divisions, groups, or 
other organizational entities as may be necessary to carry out the 
purpose of this chapter.

(d) Reimbursement for services and assistance

    Services and assistance made available to the Office by the 
Congressional Research Service in accordance with this section may be 
provided with or without reimbursement from funds of the Office, as 
agreed upon by the Board and the Librarian of Congress.

(Pub. L. 92-484, Sec. 8, Oct. 13, 1972, 86 Stat. 801.)

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