United States Code/Title 4/Chapter 2

United States Code
by the United States Government
Title 4, Chapter 2. The Seal


§ 41. Seal of the United StatesEdit

The seal heretofore used by the United States in Congress assembled is declared to be the seal of the United States.

§ 42. Same; custody and use ofEdit

The Secretary of State shall have the custody and charge of such seal. Except as provided by section 2902 (a) of title 5, the seal shall not be affixed to any instrument without the special warrant of the President therefor.