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65 STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 248—OCT. 31, 1951

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the event of an extra session of Congress, the Administrator of General Services shall cause all the laws and concurrent resolutions enacted during said extra session to be consolidated with, and published as part of, the contents of the volume for the next regular session. The United States Statutes at Large shall be legal evidence of laws, concurrent resolutions, treaties, international agreements other than treaties, proclamations by the President, and proposed or ratified amendments to the Constitution of the United States therein contained, in all the courts of the United States, the several States, and the Territories and insular possessions of the United States.". SEC. 4. The analysis of Title 3, United States Code, entitled "The 62 Stat. 672.S. Code: Title 3, U. President", immediately preceding Chapter 1 of such title, is amended ^he president. by inserting, immediately after and underneath item 3 in such analysis, the following new item: "4. Delegation of Functions 301". SEC. 5. The analysis of Chapter 1 of Title 3, United States Code, immediately preceding section 1 of such title, is amended (1) by striking out, in item 6 of such analysis, the words "Secretary of State" and in lieu thereof inserting "Administrator of General Services", so that such item will read "6. Credentials of electors; transmission to Administrator of General Services and to Congress; public inspection."; and (2) by striking out, in item 12 of such analysis, the words "Secretary of State" and in lieu thereof inserting "Administrator of General Services", so that such item will read "12. Failure of certificates of electors to reach President of Senate or Administrator of General Services; demand on State for certificate.". SEC. 6. Section 6 of Title 3, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "§ 6. Credentials of electors; transmission to Administrator of General Services and to Congress; public inspection " I t shall be the duty of the executive of each State, as soon as practicable after the conclusion of the appointment of the electors in such State by the final ascertainment, under and in pursuance of the laws of such State providing for such ascertainment, to communicate by registered mail under the seal of the State to the Administrator of General Services a certificate of such ascertainment of the electors appointed, setting forth the names of such electors and the canvass or other ascertainment under the laws of such State of the number of votes given or cast for each person for whose appointment any and all votes have been given or cast; and it shall also thereupon be the duty of the executive of each State to deliver to the electors of such State, on or before the day on which they are required by section 7 of this title to meet, six duplicate-originals of the same certificate under the seal of the State; and if there shall have been any final determination in a State in the manner provided for by law of a controversy or contest concerning the appointment of all or any of the electors of such State, it shall be the duty of the executive of such State, as soon as practicable after such determination, to communicate under the seal of the State to the Administrator of General Services a certificate of such determination in form and manner as the same shall have been made; and the certificate or certificates so received by the Administrator of General Services shall be preserved by him for one year and shall be a part of the public records of his office and shall be open to public inspection; and the Administrator of General Services at the first meeting of Congress thereafter shall transmit to the two Houses of Congress copies in full of each and every such certificate so received at the General Services Administration.". SEC. 7. Section 11 of Title 3, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: