3 USC 2 & 15
ehartnet at LAW.UPENN.EDU
Wed Nov 22 17:29:53 PST 2000
Quoting "Richard D. Friedman" <rdfrdman at UMICH.EDU>:
> At 02:30 PM 11/22/00 -0500, Ed Hartnett wrote:
> >1) Does anyone have any idea the kind of situations Congress had in
> mind in
> >enacting 3 USC 2? Political upheaval? Natural disasters?
> >failures? Uncertainty about the outcome?
> My guess is they were talking about Florida 2000. I have a broader
> question -- does anybody know when the statute was passed, and where
> legislative history may be found? I understand it was passed in
> to the legislative vacuum that existed in1876, but I don't know when --
> except that it was codified in 1948.
I don't have legislative history cites handy, but the cite for the statute
itself is Act of February 3, 1887, ch. 90, 24 Stat. 373.
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