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Title 3 of the United States Code

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Title 3 of the United States Code

Title 3 of the United States Code outlines the role of the President of the United States in the United States Code.

Chapter 1—Presidential Elections and Vacancies

This chapter deals with elections for President every four years, and vacancies.

  1. § 1. Time of appointing electors
  2. § 2. Failure to make choice on prescribed day
  3. § 3. Number of electors
  4. § 4. Vacancies in electoral college
  5. § 5. Determination of controversy as to appointment of electors
  6. § 6. Credentials of electors; transmission to Archivist of the United States and to Congress; public inspection
  7. § 7. Meeting and vote of electors
  8. § 8. Manner of voting
  9. § 9. Certificates of votes for President and Vice President
  10. § 10. Sealing and endorsing certificates
  11. § 11. Disposition of certificates
  12. § 12. Failure of certificates of electors to reach President of the Senate or Archivist of the United States; demand on State for certificate
  13. § 13. Same; demand on district judge for certificate
  14. § 14. Forfeiture for messenger’s neglect of duty
  15. § 15. Counting electoral votes in Congress
  16. § 16. Same; seats for officers and Members of two Houses in joint meeting
  17. § 17. Same; limit of debate in each House
  18. § 18. Same; parliamentary procedure at joint meeting
  19. § 19. Vacancy in offices of both President and Vice President; officers eligible to act
  20. § 20. Resignation or refusal of office
  21. § 21. Definitions

Chapters 2-5

  • Chapter 2: Office and Compensation of President
  • Chapter 3: Protection of the President; United States Secret Service Uniformed Division
  • Chapter 4: Delegation of Functions
  • Chapter 5: Extension of Certain Rights and Protections to Presidential Offices

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