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643 61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , lsT SESS.-CH. 389--JULY 30, 1947 SEAL OF THE UNITED STATES § 41. The seal heretofore used by the United States in Congress assembled is declared to be the seal of the United States. SAME; CUSTODY AND USE OF § 42. The Secretary of State shall have the custody and charge of such seal, and shall make out and record, and shall affix the same to, all civil commissions for officers of the United States, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, or by the President alone. But the seal shall not be affixed to any commission before the same has been signed by the President of the United States, nor to any other instrument, without the special warrant of the President therefor. CHAPTEB 3-SEAT OF THE GOVERNMENT § 71. Permanent seat of Government. § 72. Public offices; at seat of Government. § 73. Same; removal from seat of Government. PERMANENT SEAT OF GOVERNMENT § 71. All that part of the territory of the United States included within the present limits of the District of Columbia shall be the permanent seat of government of the United States. PUBLIC OFFICES; AT SEAT OF GOVERNMENT § 72. All offices attached to the seat of government shall be exercised in the District of Columbia, and not elsewhere, except as otherwise expressly provided by law. SAME; REMOVAL FROM SEAT OF GOVERNMENT § 73. In case of the prevalence of a contagious or epidemic disease at the seat of government, the President may permit and direct the removal of any or all the public offices to such other place or places as he shall deem most safe and convenient for conducting the public business. CHAPTER 4-THE STATES § 101. Oath by members of legislatures and officers. § 102. Same; by whom administered. § 103. Assent to purchase of lands for forts. § 104. Tax on motor fuel sold on military or other reservation; reports to State taxing authority. § 105. State, etc., taxation affecting Federal areas; sales or use tax. § 106. Same; income tax. § 107. Same; exception of United States, its instrumentalities, and authorized purchasers therefrom. § 108. Same; jurisdiction of United States over Federal areas unaffected. § 109. Same; exception of Indians. § 110. Same; definitions. OATH BY MEMBERS OF LEGISLATURES AND OFFICERS § 101. Every member of a State legislature, and every executive and judicial officer of a State, shall, before he proceeds to execute the duties of his office, take an oath in the following form, to wit: "I, A B, do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States."