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§ 478. —  Utilization of services of General Accounting Office.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC478]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 478. Utilization of services of General Accounting Office

(a) Authority of General Accounting Office to furnish financial and 
        administrative services

    Financial and administrative services (including those related to 
budgeting, accounting, financial reporting, personnel, and procurement) 
and such other services as may be appropriate shall be provided the 
Office by the General Accounting Office.

(b) Scope of services and assistance

    Such services and assistance to the Office shall include, but not be 
limited to, all of the services and assistance which the General 
Accounting Office is otherwise authorized to provide to the Congress.

(c) Services or responsibilities performed by General Accounting Office 
        for Congress not altered or modified

    Nothing in this section shall alter or modify any services or 
responsibilities, other than those performed for the Office, which the 
General Accounting Office under law performs for or on behalf of the 

(d) Reimbursement for services and assistance

    Services and assistance made available to the Office by the General 
Accounting Office 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 Comptroller General.

(Pub. L. 92-484, Sec. 9, Oct. 13, 1972, 86 Stat. 802.)

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