PUBLIC LAW 99-218—DEC. 26, 1985
99 STAT. 1729
Public Law 99-218 99th Congress An Act To preserve the authority of the Supreme Court Police to provide protective services for Justices and Court personnel.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Act relating to the policing of the building and grounds of the Supreme Court of the United States", as approved August 18, 1949 (40 U.S.C. 13f), section 9(c) of such Act as added by the Act of December 29, 1982 (Public Law 97-390; 96 Stat. 1958), is amended to read as follows: "(c) The authority created under subsection (a)(2) shall expire one year after the date of enactment of this subsection. The Marshal of the Supreme Court shall report annually to the Congress on March 1 regarding the administrative cost of carrying out his duties under such subsection. Duties under subsection (a)(2)(A) of this section with respect to an official guest of the Supreme Court in any part of the United States (other than the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia) shall be authorized in writing by the Chief Justice of the United States or an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, if such duties require the carrying of firearms under subsection (a)(5) of this section.". Approved December 26, 1985.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3914 (S. 1916): CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 131 (1985): Dec. 12, considered and passed House; considered and passed Senate, eunended. Dec. 17, House concurred in Senate amendment.
Dec. 26, 1985 [H.R. 3914] Public buildings and grounds.
40 USC 13n. Report.