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At the appropriate place, insert the following:
SEC. __X. PROHIBITION ON PRINTING THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD.
(a) Prohibition on Printing.--
(1) IN GENERAL.--Chapter 9 of title 44, United States Code, is amended by striking section 903 and inserting the following:"§903. Congressional Record: daily and permanent forms
"(a) In General.--The public proceedings of each House of Congress as reported by the Official Reporters, shall be included in the Congressional Record, which shall be issued in daily form during each session and shall be revised and made electronically available promptly, as directed by the Joint Committee on Printing, for distribution during and after the close of each session of Congress. The daily and the permanent Record shall bear the same date, which shall be that of the actual
day's proceedings reported. The Government Printing Office shall not print the Congressional Record.
"(b) Electronic Availability.--
"(1) GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.--The Government Printing Office shall make the Congressional Record available to the Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives in an electronic form in a timely manner to ensure the implementation of subsection (a).
"(2) WEBSITE.--The Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives shall make the Congressional Record available--
"(A) to the public on the websites of the Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives; and
"(B) in a format which enables the Congressional Record to be downloaded and printed by users of the website.".
(b) Congressional Record.--
(1) IN GENERAL.--Chapter 9 of title 44, United States Code, is amended--
(A) in section 905, in the first sentence, by striking "printing" and inserting "inclusion"; and
(B) by striking sections 906, 909, and 910.
(2) TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.--The table of sections for chapter 9 of title 44, United States Code, is amended by striking the items relating to sections 906, 909, and 910.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jun 7, 2011.)