31 U.S.C. § 711 General Authority

LibraryUnited States Statutes
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Citation31 U.S.C. § 711

The Comptroller General may-

(1) prescribe regulations to carry out the duties and powers of the Comptroller General;

(2) delegate the duties and powers of the Comptroller General to officers and employees of the Government Accountability Office as the Comptroller General decides is necessary to carry out those duties and powers;

(3) regulate the practice of representatives of persons before the Office; and

(4) administer oaths to witnesses when auditing and settling accounts.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Revised Section</TD> <TD>Source (U.S. Code)</TD> <TD>Source (Statutes at Large)</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>711</TD> <TD>31:44(1st sentence).</TD> <TD>June 10, 1921, ch. 18, §304(1st par. 1st sentence), 42 Stat. 24.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:52(c), (d).</TD> <TD>June 10, 1921, ch. 18, §311(c), (d), 42 Stat. 25; Feb. 15, 1980, Pub. L. 96-191, §8(e)(4), 94 Stat. 33.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:52-1(related to direct).</TD> <TD>Feb. 15, 1980, Pub. L. 96-191, §2(related to direct), 94 Stat. 27.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:117.</TD> <TD>R.S. §297.</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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