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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2530 5 USC app.

PUBLIC LAW 100-504—OCT. 18, 1988

SEC. 112. PAYMENT AUTHORITY SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS.

Any authority to make payments under this title shall be effective only to such extent as provided in appropriations Acts. 5 USC app.

SEC. 113. EFFECTIVE DATE.

This title and the amendments made by this title shall take effect 180 days after the date of the enactment of this title, except that section 5(a)(6) through (12) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (as amended by section 106(a) of this title) and section 5(b)(1) through (4) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (as amended by section 106(b) of this title) shall take effect 1 year after the date of the enactment of this title. Government Printing Office Inspector General Act of 1988 44 USC 101 note. SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE.

TITLE II—GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE INSPECTOR GENERAL

This title may be cited as the "Government Printing Office Inspector General Act of 1988". SEC. 202. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL.

Title 44 of the United States Code is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new chapter: "CHAPTER 39—GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL "Sec. "3901. Purpose and establishment of the Office of Inspector Gteneral. "3902. Appointment of Inspector General; supervision; removal. "3903. Duties, responsibilities, authority, and reports.

"§ 3901. Purpose and establishment of the Office of Inspector General "In order to create an independent and objective office— "(1) to conduct and supervise audits and investigations relating to the Government Printing Office; (2) to provide leadership and coordination and recommend policies to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness; and "(3) to provide a means of keeping the Public Printer and the Congress fully and currently informed about problems and deficiencies relating to the administration and operations of the Government Printing Office; there is hereby established an Office of Inspector General in the Government Printing Office. "§ 3902. Appointment of Inspector General; supervision; removal "(a) There shall be at the head of the Office of Inspector General, an Inspector General who shall be appointed by the Public Printer without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of integrity and demonstrated ability in accounting, auditing, financial analysis, law, management analysis, public administration, or investigations. The Inspector General shall report to, and be under the general supervision of, the Public Printer. The Public Printer shall have no authority to prevent or prohibit the Inspector General from initiating, carrying out, or completing any audit or investigation, or