United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Oct 22, 2020
General duties of the Secretary of the Treasury
The Secretary of the Treasury shall—
receive and keep public money;
take receipts for money paid out by the Secretary;
give receipts for money deposited in the Treasury;
endorse warrants for receipts for money deposited in the Treasury;
submit the accounts of the Secretary to the Comptroller General every 3 months, or more often if required by the Comptroller General; and
submit to inspection at any time by the Comptroller General of money in the possession of the Secretary.
Except as provided in section 3326 of this title, an acknowledgment for money deposited in the Treasury is not valid if the Secretary does not endorse a warrant as required by subsection (a)(4) of this section.
cite as: 31 USC 3301