5 U.S.C. § 301 Departmental Regulations

LibraryUnited States Statutes
Edition2023
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Year2023
Citation5 U.S.C. § 301

The head of an Executive department or military department may prescribe regulations for the government of his department, the conduct of its employees, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of its records, papers, and property. This section does not authorize withholding information from the public or limiting the availability of records to the public.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Derivation</TD> <TD>U.S. Code</TD> <TD>Revised Statutes and <para>Statutes at Large</para> </TD> </TR> <TR> <TD/> <TD> <codecitation statecd="US" datatype="S" title="5">5 U.S.C. <codesec>22</codesec></codecitation>.</TD> <TD>R.S. §161. <para>Aug. 12, 1958, Pub. L. 85-619, 72 Stat. 547.</para> </TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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