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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2728

PUBLIC LAW 100-545—OCT. 28, 1988

"(3) The Comptroller General may make advance, progress, and other payments which relate to agreements or contracts entered into under authority of this section, without regard to the provisions of section 3324(a) and (b) of this title. "§ 782. Leasing of space in the General Accounting Office Building "The Comptroller General is authorized to lease or otherwise provide space and services within the General Accounting Office Building to persons, both public and private, or to any department, agency or instrumentality of the United States Government upon such terms and conditions as the Comptroller General deems necessary to protect the public interest. The Comptroller General shall establish a rental rate for such leased space equivalent to the prevailing commercial rate for comparable space devoted to a similar purpose in the vicinity of the General Accounting Office Building. Additionally, the Comptroller General may make available, on occasion, or may lease at such rates and on such other terms and conditions as the Comptroller General deems to be in the public interest, auditoriums, meeting rooms, and lobbies of the General Accounting Office Building to persons, firms, or organizations engaged in cultural, educational, or recreational activities (as defined in section 105 of the Public Buildings Cooperative Use Act of 1976 (40 U.S.C. 612a). The Comptroller General will consult with the Administrator of General Services and will give priority to Federal agencies in filling available space within the General Accounting Office Building. Payments for space or services may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement and shall be deposited to a special account and shall be available for expenditure for operation, maintenance, protection, alteration, or repair of the General Accounting Office Building in such amounts as are specified in annual appropriation Acts without regard to fiscal year limitations. "§ 783. Rules and regulations "(a) The Comptroller General is authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for the Government of the General Accounting Office Building, and to annex to such rules and regulations such reasonable penalties, within the limits prescribed in subsection (b), as will ensure their enforcement. Such rules and regulations shall be posted and kept posted in a conspicuous place on such Federal property. Law "(b) Whoever shall violate any rule or regulation promulgated ^2^!^*^®™®°* ^"^ pursuant to subsection (a) shall be fined not more than $500 or crime. imprisoned not more than 6 months, or both.". SEC. 2. CLERICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

(a) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The table of subchapters for chapter 7 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to subchapter V the following new subchapter: