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[121 STAT. 2552]
[121 STAT. 2552]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

121 STAT. 2552

2 USC 167 note. 2 USC 141b.

PUBLIC LAW 110–178—JAN. 7, 2008

shall retain authority over the Library of Congress buildings and grounds in accordance with section 1 of the Act of June 29, 1922 (2 U.S.C. 141; 42 Stat. 715).’’. (C) CONFORMING AMENDMENT RELATING TO DISORDERLY CONDUCT.—Section 5104(e)(2) of title 40, United States Code, is amended by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the following: ‘‘(C) with the intent to disrupt the orderly conduct of official business, enter or remain in a room in any of the Capitol Buildings set aside or designated for the use of— ‘‘(i) either House of Congress or a Member, committee, officer, or employee of Congress, or either House of Congress; or ‘‘(ii) the Library of Congress;’’. (2) REPEAL OF OFFENSES AND PENALTIES SPECIFIC TO THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.—Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8 of the Act of August 4, 1950 (2 U.S.C. 167a, 167b, 167c, 167d, 167e, and 167g) are repealed. (3) SUSPENSION OF PROHIBITIONS AGAINST USE OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS.—Section 10 of the Act of August 4, 1950 (2 U.S.C. 167i) is amended by striking ‘‘2 to 6, inclusive, of this Act’’ and inserting ‘‘5103 and 5104 of title 40, United States Code’’. (4) CONFORMING AMENDMENT TO DESCRIPTION OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GROUNDS.—Section 11 of the Act of August 4, 1950 (2 U.S.C. 167j) is amended— (A) in subsection (a), by striking ‘‘For the purposes of this Act the’’ and inserting ‘‘The’’; (B) in subsection (b), by striking ‘‘For the purposes of this Act, the’’ and inserting ‘‘The’’; (C) in subsection (c), by striking ‘‘For the purposes of this Act, the’’ and inserting ‘‘The’’; and (D) in subsection (d), by striking ‘‘For the purposes of this Act, the’’ and inserting ‘‘The’’. (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENT RELATING TO JURISDICTION OF INSPECTOR GENERAL OF LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.—Section 1307(b)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006 (2 U.S.C. 185(b)), is amended by striking the semicolon at the end and inserting the following: ‘‘, except that nothing in this paragraph may be construed to authorize the Inspector General to audit or investigate any operations or activities of the United States Capitol Police;’’. (d) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect October 1, 2009. SEC.

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COLLECTIONS, PHYSICAL SECURITY, CONTROL, AND PRESERVATION OF ORDER AND DECORUM WITHIN THE LIBRARY.

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(a) ESTABLISHMENT OF REGULATIONS.—The Librarian of Congress shall establish standards and regulations for the physical security, control, and preservation of the Library of Congress collections and property, and for the maintenance of suitable order and decorum within Library of Congress. (b) TREATMENT OF SECURITY SYSTEMS.— (1) RESPONSIBILITY FOR SECURITY SYSTEMS.—In accordance with the authority of the Capitol Police and the Librarian of Congress established under this Act, the amendments made

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