US (United States) Code. Title 15. Chapter 23: Dissemination of technical, scientific and engineering information

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15 USC CHAPTER 23 - DISSEMINATION OF TECHNICAL,

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CHAPTER 23 - DISSEMINATION OF TECHNICAL, SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING

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1151. Purpose of chapter.

1152. Clearinghouse for technical information; removal of security

classification.

1153. Rules, regulations, and fees.

1153a. Repealed.

1154. Reference of data to armed services and other Government

agencies.

1155. General standards and limitations; preservation of security

classification.

1156. Use of existing facilities.

(a) Available assistance.

(b) Cooperation of other agencies.

1157. Relation to other provisions.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in section 3704b of this title.

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Sec. 1151. Purpose of chapter

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The purpose of this chapter is to make the results of

technological research and development more readily available to

industry and business, and to the general public, by clarifying and

defining the functions and responsibilities of the Department of

Commerce as a central clearinghouse for technical information which

is useful to American industry and business.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 1, 64 Stat. 823.)

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Sec. 1152. Clearinghouse for technical information; removal of

security classification

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The Secretary of Commerce (hereinafter referred to as the

''Secretary'') is directed to establish and maintain within the

Department of Commerce a clearinghouse for the collection and

dissemination of scientific, technical, and engineering

information, and to this end to take such steps as he may deem

necessary and desirable -

(a) To search for, collect, classify, coordinate, integrate,

record, and catalog such information from whatever sources, foreign

and domestic, that may be available;

(b) To make such information available to industry and business,

to State and local governments, to other agencies of the Federal

Government, and to the general public, through the preparation of

abstracts, digests, translations, bibliographies, indexes, and

microfilm and other reproductions, for distribution either directly

or by utilization of business, trade, technical, and scientific

publications and services;

(c) To effect, within the limits of his authority as now or

hereafter defined by law, and with the consent of competent

authority, the removal of restrictions on the dissemination of

scientific and technical data in cases where consideration of

national security permit the release of such data for the benefit

of industry and business.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 2, 64 Stat. 823.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 1525, 3704 of this title.

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Sec. 1153. Rules, regulations, and fees

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The Secretary is authorized to make, amend, and rescind such

orders, rules, and regulations as he may deem necessary to carry

out the provisions of this chapter, and to establish, from time to

time, a schedule or schedules of reasonable fees or charges for

services performed or for documents or other publications furnished

under this chapter.

It is the policy of this chapter, to the fullest extent feasible

and consistent with the objectives of this chapter, that each of

the services and functions provided herein shall be self-sustaining

or self-liquidating and that the general public shall not bear the

cost of publications and other services which are for the special

use and benefit of private groups and individuals; but nothing

herein shall be construed to require the levying of fees or charges

for services performed or publications furnished to any agency or

instrumentality of the Federal Government, or for publications

which are distributed pursuant to reciprocal arrangements for the

exchange of information or which are otherwise issued primarily for

the general benefit of the public.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 3, 64 Stat. 823; Pub. L. 91-412, Sec.

3(e), Sept. 25, 1970, 84 Stat. 864.)

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AMENDMENTS

1970 - Pub. L. 91-412 struck out provisos of first par. for

deposit of moneys received for services and publications after

Sept. 9, 1950, in a special account in the Treasury, to be

available, subject to appropriation authorizations, for

reimbursement of appropriations and for refunds to organizations

and individuals entitled thereto, and making appropriations

reimbursed by the special account available for original purposes.

See section 1526 of this title.

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Sec. 1153a. Repealed. Pub. L. 91-412, Sec. 3(f), Sept. 25, 1970, 84

Stat. 865

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Section, act Oct. 22, 1951, ch. 533, title III, Sec. 301, 65

Stat. 586, provided for reimbursement of appropriations. See

section 1526 of this title.

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Sec. 1154. Reference of data to armed services and other Government

agencies

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The Secretary is directed to refer to the armed services all

scientific or technical information, coming to his attention, which

he deems to have an immediate or potential practical military value

or significance, and to refer to the heads of other Government

agencies such scientific or technical information as relates to

activities within the primary responsibility of such agencies.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 4, 64 Stat. 824.)

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Sec. 1155. General standards and limitations; preservation of

security classification

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Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the

Secretary shall respect and preserve the security classification of

any scientific or technical information, data, patents, inventions,

or discoveries in, or coming into, the possession or control of the

Department of Commerce, the classified status of which the

President or his designee or designees certify as being essential

in the interest of national defense, and nothing in this chapter

shall be construed as modifying or limiting any other statute

relating to the classification of information for reasons of

national defense or security.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 5, 64 Stat. 824.)

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Sec. 1156. Use of existing facilities

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(a) Available assistance

The Secretary may utilize any personnel, facilities, bureaus,

agencies, boards, administrations, offices, or other

instrumentalities of the Department of Commerce which he may

require to carry out the purposes of this chapter.

(b) Cooperation of other agencies

The Secretary is authorized to call upon other departments and

independent establishments and agencies of the Government to

provide, with their consent, such available services, facilities,

or other cooperation as he shall deem necessary or helpful in

carrying out the provisions of this chapter, and he is directed to

utilize existing facilities to the full extent deemed feasible.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 6, 64 Stat. 824.)

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Sec. 1157. Relation to other provisions

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Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to repeal or amend any

other legislation pertaining to the Department of Commerce or its

component offices or bureaus.

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(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, Sec. 7, 64 Stat. 824.)

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