U.S. Code, Title 4, Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States

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Title 4—Flag and Seal, Seat of Government, and the States

This title was enacted by act July 30, 1947, ch. 389, § 1, 61 Stat. 641

Chap.     Sec.

1.     The Flag     1

2.     The Seal     41

3.     Seat of the Government     71

4.     The States     101

5.     Official Territorial Papers     141

Amendments

     1951—Act Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 655, § 11, 65 Stat. 713, added item for chapter 5.

Positive Law; Citation

     This title has been made positive law by section 1 of act July 30, 1947, ch. 389, 61 Stat. 641, which provided in part that: "title 4 of the United States Code, entitled `Flag and seal, Seat of Government, and the States’, is codified and enacted into positive law and may be cited as `4 U. S. C., § —’ ".

Repeals

     Section 2 of act July 30, 1947, provided that the sections or parts thereof of the Statutes at Large or the Revised Statutes covering provisions codified in this Act are repealed insofar as the provisions appeared in former Title 4, and provided that any rights or liabilities now existing under the repealed sections or parts thereof shall not be affected by the repeal.

Table Showing Disposition of All Sections of Former Title 4

Title 4 Former Sections

Revised Statutes Statutes at Large

Title 4 New Sections

1     R.S. §§ 1791, 1792     1

2     R.S. § 1792     2

3     Feb. 8, 1917, ch. 34, 39 Stat. 900     3

4     R.S. § 1793     41

5     R.S. §§ 203 (first clause), 1794     42

6     R.S. § 1795     71

7     R.S. § 1796     72

8     R.S. § 4798     73

9     R.S. § 1836     101

10     R.S. § 1837     102

11     R.S. § 1838     103

12     June 16, 1936, ch. 582, § 10, 49 Stat. 1521     104

          Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 7, 54 Stat. 1060.

13     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 1, 54 Stat. 1059     105

14     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 2, 54 Stat. 1060     106

15     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 3, 54 Stat. 1060     107

16     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 4, 54 Stat. 1060     108

17     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 5, 54 Stat. 1060     109

18     Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 787, § 6, 54 Stat. 1060     110

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