(a) Filings of pleadings, motions, depositions, appendixes, briefs, and other papers shall be accomplished by:
(1) delivering a copy thereof to the Clerk of the House of Representatives at his office in Washington, District of Columbia, or to a member of his staff at such office; or
(2) mailing a copy thereof, by registered or certified mail, addressed to the Clerk at the House of Representatives, Washington, District of Columbia: Provided, That if such copy is not actually received, another copy shall be filed within a reasonable time; and
(3) delivering or mailing, simultaneously with the delivery or mailing of a copy thereof under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection, such additional copies as the committee may by rule prescribe.
(b) All papers filed with the Clerk pursuant to this chapter shall be promptly transmitted by him to the committee.
EFFECTIVE DATE Section applicable with respect to any general or special election for Representative in, or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress of the United States occurring after Dec. 5, 1969, see section 19 of Pub. L. 91–138, set out as a note under section 381 of this title.
2 U.S.C. § 393 (2018)