2017 US Code
Title 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 2 - Acts and Resolutions; Formalities of Enactment; Repeals; Sealing of Instruments
Sec. 106b - Amendments to Constitution

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Citation 1 U.S.C. § 106b (2017)
Section Name §106b. Amendments to Constitution
Section Text

Whenever official notice is received at the National Archives and Records Administration that any amendment proposed to the Constitution of the United States has been adopted, according to the provisions of the Constitution, the Archivist of the United States shall forthwith cause the amendment to be published, with his certificate, specifying the States by which the same may have been adopted, and that the same has become valid, to all intents and purposes, as a part of the Constitution of the United States.

Source Credit

(Added Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, §2(b), 65 Stat. 710; amended Pub. L. 98–497, title I, §107(d), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2291.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

1984—Pub. L. 98–497 substituted "National Archives and Records Administration" and "Archivist of the United States" for "General Services Administration" and "Administrator of General Services", respectively.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1984 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–497 effective Apr. 1, 1985, see section 301 of Pub. L. 98–497, set out as a note under section 2102 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.

SIMILAR PROVISIONS; REPEAL; SAVING CLAUSE; DELEGATION OF FUNCTIONS; TRANSFER OF PROPERTY AND PERSONNEL

Similar provisions were contained in R.S. §205; 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 20, §1, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3178, 64 Stat. 1272. R.S. §205 was repealed by section 56(h) of act Oct. 31, 1951. Subsec. (l) of section 56 provided that the repeal should not affect any rights or liabilities existing under the repealed statute on the effective date of the repeal (Oct. 31, 1951). For delegation of functions under the repealed statute, and transfer of records, property, personnel, and funds, see sections 3 and 4 of 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 20, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2 - ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS; FORMALITIES OF ENACTMENT; REPEALS; SEALING OF INSTRUMENTS
Sec. 106b - Amendments to Constitution
Contains section 106b
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 64 Stat. 1272
65 Stat. 710
98 Stat. 2291
Public Law References Public Law 98-497
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