31 U.S.C. § 702 Government Accountability Office

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
Citation31 U.S.C. § 702

(a) The Government Accountability Office is an instrumentality of the United States Government independent of the executive departments.

(b) The head of the Office is the Comptroller General of the United States. The Office has a Deputy Comptroller General of the United States.

(c) The Comptroller General may adopt a seal for the Office.

<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>702(a)</TD> <TD>31:41(1st sentence less last 14 words, 2d, 3d sentences).</TD> <TD>June 10, 1921, ch. 18, §301, 42 Stat. 23.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>702(b)</TD> <TD>31:41(1st sentence last 14 words).</TD> <TD/> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:42(a)(1st sentence words before comma).</TD> <TD>June 10, 1921, ch. 18, §302(a)(1st sentence words before 1st comma), 42 Stat. 23; Apr. 3, 1980, Pub. L. 96-226, §104(a), 94 Stat. 314.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:1154(d)(1st sentence).</TD> <TD>Oct. 26, 1970, Pub. L. 91-510, §204(d)(1st sentence), 84 Stat. 1168; restated July 12, 1974, Pub. L. 93-344, §702(a), 88 Stat. 326.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD> </TD> <TD>31:1155(a).</TD> <TD>Oct. 26, 1970, Pub. L. 91-510, §205(a), 84 Stat. 1168.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>702(c)</TD> <TD>31:51-1.</TD> <TD>Jan. 2, 1975, Pub. L. 93-604, §501(a), 88 Stat. 1962.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>702(d)</TD> <TD>31:41(last sentence).</TD> <TD/> </TR> </TABLE>

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