A follow-up to my earlier post on the OMB's plans to de-centralize the GPO's printing of federal agency publications. The House's continuing resolution, H. J. Res. 111, was introduced yesterday and contains the following language:
SEC. 117. None of the funds made available under this Act, or any other Act, shall be used by an Executive agency to implement any activity in violation of section 501 of title 44, United States Code.
This is a bit cryptic, but 44 U.S.C. 501 is the statute requiring that government printing be done through the GPO. OMB's plan violates the statute.