US (United States) Code. Title 15. Chapter 5: Statistical and commercial information

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Sec.

171. Repealed.

172. Transfer of duties of Department of Labor; special

investigations.

173, 174. Repealed.

175. Additional duties of Bureau.

176. Collection of commercial statistics.

176a. Confidential nature of information furnished Bureau.

176b, 177. Repealed.

178. Collection of statistics of foreign and interstate commerce

and transportation.

179 to 181. Repealed.

182. Statistics of manufactures.

183. Report of statistics.

184 to 187. Repealed.

188. Publication of commercial information.

189, 189a. Repealed.

190. Discussions in commercial reports of partisan questions.

191. Terms of measure, weight, and money in commercial reports.

192 to 195. Repealed or Omitted.

196. Payments for rent of offices in foreign countries.

197 to 198. Repealed.

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Sec. 171. Repealed. Pub. L. 90-620, Sec. 3, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat.

1308

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Section, acts Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar.

4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736, directed that, as of July

12, 1912, the Bureau of Manufactures and the Bureau of Statistics,

both of the Department of Commerce, be consolidated into one bureau

to be known as the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, and

that the duties required by law to be performed by the Bureau of

Manufactures and the Bureau of Statistics be transferred to and

performed by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. Pursuant

to the powers transferred to and vested in the Secretary of

Commerce under Reorg. Plan No. 5 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2, eff. May 24,

1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title

5, Government Organization and Employees, which transferred the

functions of officers of the Department of Commerce and the

functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, with a

few exceptions, to the Secretary of Commerce, with power vested in

him to authorize their performance or the performance of any of his

functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, the

Secretary, through internal reorganizations, has reassigned the

functions of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to other

offices of the Department.

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Sec. 172. Transfer of duties of Department of Labor; special

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The duties of the Department of Labor, or Bureau of Labor, ''to

ascertain, at as early a date as possible, and whenever industrial

changes shall make it essential, the cost of producing articles at

the time dutiable in the United States, in leading countries where

such articles are produced, by fully specified units of production,

and under a classification showing the different elements of cost,

or approximate cost, of such articles of production, including the

wages paid in such industries per day, week, month, or year, or by

the piece; and hours employed per day; and the profits of

manufacturers and producers of such articles; and the comparative

cost of living, and the kind of living; what articles are

controlled by trusts or other combinations of capital, business

operations, or labor, and what effect said trusts, or other

combinations of capital, business operations, or labor have on

production and prices'', are, as of August 23, 1912, transferred to

and shall be discharged by the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, and it shall be also the duty of said Bureau of Foreign

and Domestic Commerce to make such special investigation and report

on particular subjects when required to do so by the President or

either House of Congress.

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(Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The quoted language of this section was originally enacted by act

June 13, 1888, ch. 389, Sec. 7, 25 Stat. 183, which charged the

duties to the Commissioner of Labor.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of all other officers of Department of Commerce and

functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, with a

few exceptions, transferred to Secretary of Commerce, with power

vested in him to authorize their performance or performance of any

of his functions by any such officers, agencies, and employees, by

Reorg. Plan No. 5 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R.

3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees. Through internal reorganizations,

functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce have been

reassigned to other offices of Department of Commerce.

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Sec. 173, 174. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962, 76

Stat. 953

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Section 173, R.S. Sec. 336; acts Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10,

32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37, Stat. 407; Mar.

4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; Jan. 25, 1919, ch. 10, 40

Stat. 1055; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat. 1256, required annual

reports on statistics of commerce and navigation. See section 301

et seq. of Title 13, Census.

Section 174, R.S. Sec. 337; acts Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10,

32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar. 4,

1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat.

1256; Aug. 31, 1961, Pub. L. 87-191, Sec. 2, 75 Stat. 419,

prescribed regulations required to be observed by collectors of

customs. See section 301 et seq. of Title 13, Census.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, except that the

last sentence of par. Fifth of section 174 of this title shall be

repealed Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as

a note under section 301 of Title 13, Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

Section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826 provided in part that any rights or

liabilities existing under sections 173, 174, 177, 179, 181, 184 to

187, and 193 of this title, sections 92 and 95 of former Title 46,

Shipping, and section 1486 of Title 48, Territories and Insular

Possessions, and any proceedings instituted under or growing out

of, any of such sections or parts thereof, shall not be affected by

the repeal of such sections.

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Sec. 175. Additional duties of Bureau

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It shall be the province and duty of the Bureau of Foreign and

Domestic Commerce, under the direction of the Secretary of

Commerce, to foster, promote, and develop the various manufacturing

industries of the United States, and markets for the same at home

and abroad, domestic and foreign, by gathering, compiling,

publishing, and supplying all available and useful information

concerning such industries and such markets, and by such other

methods and means as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Commerce

or provided by law.

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(Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 5, 32 Stat. 827; Apr. 5, 1906, ch.

1366, Sec. 3, 34 Stat. 100; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37

Stat. 407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; Aug. 13,

1946, ch. 957, title XI, Sec. 1131(23), 60 Stat. 1037.)

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AMENDMENTS

1946 - Act Aug. 13, 1946, repealed last sentence relating to

duties of consular officers with respect to the Bureau.

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted the ''Secretary of Commerce'' for

''Secretary of Commerce and Labor''.

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EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1946 AMENDMENT

Amendment by act Aug. 13, 1946, effective three months from Aug.

13, 1946, see section 1141 of that act.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or

Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

Act Apr. 5, 1906, abolished the grade of commercial agent and

commercial agent's function of helping to gather foreign trade

information, reference to which formerly appeared in the last

sentence of this section. Such last sentence was subsequently

repealed by Act Aug. 13, 1946.

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Sec. 176. Collection of commercial statistics

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A purpose of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce is the

collection, arrangement, and classification of such statistical

information as may be procured, showing, or tending to show, each

year the condition of the manufactures, domestic trade, currency,

and banks of the several States and Territories.

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(R.S. Sec. 335; Feb. 27, 1877, ch. 69, Sec. 1, 19 Stat. 241; Aug.

23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 335 derived from Res. June 15, 1844, No. 16, 5 Stat.

719.

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AMENDMENTS

1877 - Act Feb. 27, 1877, struck out ''agriculture'' before

''manufactures''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or

Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

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Sec. 176a. Confidential nature of information furnished Bureau

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Any statistical information furnished in confidence to the Bureau

of Foreign and Domestic Commerce by individuals, corporations, and

firms shall be held to be confidential, and shall be used only for

the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. Except as

provided in the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical

Efficiency Act of 2002, the Director of the Bureau of Foreign and

Domestic Commerce shall not permit anyone other than the sworn

employees of the Bureau to examine such individual reports, nor

shall he permit any statistics of domestic commerce to be published

in such manner as to reveal the identity of the individual,

corporation, or firm furnishing such data.

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(Jan. 27, 1938, ch. 11, Sec. 1, 52 Stat. 8; Pub. L. 107-347, title

V, Sec. 526(a), Dec. 17, 2002, 116 Stat. 2969.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical

Efficiency Act of 2002, referred to in text, is title V of Pub. L.

107-347, Dec. 17, 2002, 116 Stat. 2962, which enacted section 402

of Title 13, Census, amended this section, and enacted provisions

set out as a note under section 3501 of Title 44, Public Printing

and Documents.

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AMENDMENTS

2002 - Pub. L. 107-347 substituted ''Except as provided in the

Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act

of 2002, the'' for ''The''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 42 section 6274.

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Sec. 176b. Repealed. June 25, 1948, ch. 645, Sec. 21, 62 Stat. 862

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Section, act June 27, 1938, ch. 11, Sec. 2, 52 Stat. 8, related

to disclosure by employee of information. See section 1905 of

Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Section 20 of act June 25, 1948, provided that the repeal of this

section shall be effective Sept. 1, 1948.

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Sec. 177. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat.

953

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Section, acts July 16, 1892, ch. 196, Sec. 1, 27 Stat. 197; Mar.

3, 1893, ch. 211, Sec. 1, 27 Stat. 689; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552,

Sec. 10, 32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat.

407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736, related to

returns of exports to foreign countries leaving the United States

by rail. See section 301 et seq. of Title 13, Census.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of

Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 13,

Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

See section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under sections

173 and 174 of this title.

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Sec. 178. Collection of statistics of foreign and interstate

commerce and transportation

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It shall be the duty of the officer in charge of the Bureau of

Foreign and Domestic Commerce to gather and collate statistics and

facts relating to commerce with foreign nations and among the

several States, the railroad systems of this and other countries,

the construction and operation of railroads, the actual cost of

such construction and operation of railroads, the actual cost of

transporting freight and passengers on railroads, and on canals,

rivers, and other navigable waters of the United States, the

charges imposed for such transportation of freight and passengers,

and the tonnage transported.

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(Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 129, Sec. 1, 18 Stat. 352; Feb. 14, 1903, ch.

552, Sec. 10, 32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37

Stat. 407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; May 29,

1928, ch. 901, Sec. 1(105), 45 Stat. 994.)

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AMENDMENTS

1928 - Act May 29, 1928, discontinued the report of Bureau of

Foreign and Domestic Commerce to Congress on commercial relations

of the United States.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or

Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury

Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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Sec. 179. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat.

953

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Section, R.S. Sec. 339; acts Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 129, Sec. 1, 18

Stat. 352; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10, 32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23,

1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1,

37 Stat. 736; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat. 1256, required

quarterly reports of exports and imports. See section 301 et seq.

of Title 13, Census.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of

Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 13,

Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

See section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under sections

173 and 174 of this title.

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Sec. 180. Repealed. Feb. 28, 1933, ch. 131, Sec. 1, 47 Stat. 1349

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Section, R.S. Sec. 340, related to statements of vessels

registered.

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Sec. 181. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat.

953

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Section, R.S. Sec. 341; acts Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37

Stat. 407; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat. 1256, required

preparation of an annual statement of merchandise. See section 301

et seq. of Title 13, Census.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of

Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 13,

Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

See section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under sections

173 and 174 of this title.

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Sec. 182. Statistics of manufactures

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The Director of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce shall

collect, digest, and arrange, for the use of Congress, the

statistics of the manufactures of the United States, their

localities, sources of raw material, markets, exchanges with the

producing regions of the country, transportation of products,

wages, and such other conditions as are found to affect their

prosperity.

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(R.S. Sec. 342; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar.

1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat. 1256.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 342 derived from act July 28, 1866, ch. 298, Sec. 13,

14 Stat. 330.

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 1, 1919, substituted ''Director'' for ''Chief''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or

Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

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Sec. 183. Report of statistics

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The Secretary of Commerce shall make a report to Congress on the

first Monday of January in each year, containing the results of the

information collected during the preceding year, by the Bureau of

Foreign and Domestic Commerce, upon the condition of the

manufactures, domestic trade, currency, and banks of the several

States and Territories.

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(R.S. Sec. 259; Feb. 27, 1877, ch. 69, Sec. 1, 19 Stat. 241; Feb.

14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 9, 32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350,

Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 259 derived from acts Sept. 24, 1789, ch. 20, Sec. 35,

1 Stat. 92; June 25, 1868, ch. 71, Sec. 5, 15 Stat. 75; June 22,

1870, ch. 150, Sec. 5, 16 Stat. 162.

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AMENDMENTS

1877 - Act Feb. 27, 1877, struck out ''agriculture'' before

''manufactures''.

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted ''Secretary of Commerce'' for

''Secretary of Commerce and Labor''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or

Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury

Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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Sec. 184 to 187. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962,

76 Stat. 953

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Section 184, R.S. Sec. 263; acts Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10,

32 Stat. 829; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar. 4,

1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat.

1256, required printing of an annual report on commerce on

navigation. See section 301 et seq. of Title 13, Census.

Section 185, R.S. Sec. 251 (part); acts Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552,

Sec. 10, 32 Stat. 829; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736,

required Secretary of Commerce to prescribe forms of annual

statements to be submitted to Congress showing the actual state of

commerce and navigation between the United States and foreign

countries, or coastwise between the collection districts of the

United States. See section 301 et seq. of Title 13.

Section 186, R.S. Sec. 338, required annual report of statistics

of commerce and navigation to state kinds, quantities, and value of

merchandise entered and cleared coastwise into and from collection

districts of the United States. See section 301 et seq. of Title

13.

Section 187, R.S. Sec. 265, 3812; acts Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23,

Sec. 17, 28 Stat. 603; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10, 32 Stat.

829; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736, related to

printing of statement of exports and imports. See section 301 et

seq. of Title 13.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of

Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 13,

Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

See section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under sections

173 and 174 of this title.

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Sec. 188. Publication of commercial information

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The Secretary of Commerce shall publish official notifications,

from time to time, of such commercial information communicated to

him by diplomatic and consular officers, as he may deem important

to the public interests, in such newspapers, not to exceed three in

number, as he may select.

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(R.S. Sec. 211; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 10, 32 Stat. 829; Mar.

4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736.)

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CODIFICATION

R.S. Sec. 211 derived from act Aug. 18, 1856, ch. 127, Sec. 2, 11

Stat. 60.

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted ''Secretary of Commerce'' for

''Secretary of Commerce and Labor''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury

Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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Sec. 189, 189a. Repealed. Pub. L. 91-412, Sec. 3(b), (c), Sept. 25,

1970, 84 Stat. 864

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Section 189, act May 15, 1936, ch. 405, Sec. 1, 49 Stat. 1335,

which authorized Secretary of Commerce to charge for lists of

foreign buyers, special statistical services, special commodity

news bulletins, and World Trade Directory reports and to deposit

collections therefore in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts, is

now covered by sections 1525 and 1526 of this title. Similar

provisions were contained in the following acts:

Mar. 22, 1935, ch. 39, 49 Stat. 89.

Apr. 7, 1934, ch. 104, 48 Stat. 550.

Mar. 1, 1933, ch. 144, 47 Stat. 1392.

July 1, 1932, ch. 361, 47 Stat. 501.

June 30, 1932, ch. 314, title III, Sec. 310, 47 Stat. 410.

Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 280, 46 Stat. 1333.

Apr. 18, 1930, ch. 184, 46 Stat. 197.

Jan. 25, 1929, ch. 102, 45 Stat. 1118.

Feb. 15, 1928, ch. 57, 45 Stat. 87.

Feb. 24, 1927, ch. 189, 44 Stat. 1203.

Apr. 29, 1926, ch. 195, 44 Stat. 353.

Mar. 3, 1881, ch. 130, 21 Stat. 391.

June 16, 1880, ch. 235, 21 Stat. 271.

Section 189a, act May 27, 1935, ch. 148, Sec. 1, 49 Stat. 292,

which authorized Department of Commerce to make special statistical

studies (foreign trade, domestic trade, and other economic

matters), to prepare from its records special statistical

compilations, and to furnish transcripts (studies, tables, and

other records), upon payment of actual cost by requesting person,

firm, or corporations, is now covered by section 1525 of this

title.

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Sec. 190. Discussions in commercial reports of partisan questions

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No part of the consular and other commercial reports of the

Department of Commerce, including circular letters to chambers of

commerce, discussing partisan political, religious, or moral

questions shall be published.

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(Feb. 25, 1885, ch. 150, 23 Stat. 324; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec.

10, 32 Stat. 829; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736.)

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted ''Department of Commerce'' for

''Department of Commerce and Labor''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury

Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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Sec. 191. Terms of measure, weight, and money in commercial reports

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All terms of measure, weight, and money in the diplomatic,

consular, and other commercial reports prepared, printed,

published, and distributed by the Department of Commerce shall be

reduced to and expressed in terms of measure, weight, and coin of

the United States, as well as in the foreign terms.

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(Feb. 9, 1903, ch. 530, 32 Stat. 813; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec.

10, 32 Stat. 829; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736.)

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CHANGE OF NAME

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted ''Department of Commerce'' for

''Department of Commerce and Labor''.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury

Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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Sec. 192, 192a. Repealed. Pub. L. 91-412, Sec. 3(a), (b), Sept. 25,

1970, 84 Stat. 864

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Section 192, acts Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, Sec. 1, 40 Stat. 1256;

May 27, 1935, ch. 148, Sec. 2, 49 Stat. 293, which provided for

deposit of moneys received for special statistical studies,

compilations, and transcripts in a special account for payment of

ordinary expenses incidental to the work and services of

nongovernmental individuals and had originally provided for

covering into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts moneys

received in payment of photographic and other mechanical

reproduction of special statistical compilations from the records,

is now covered by section 1526 of this title.

Section 192a, acts May 27, 1935, ch. 148, Sec. 3, 49 Stat. 293;

Aug. 7, 1946, ch. 770, Sec. 1(4), 60 Stat. 866, required Secretary

of Commerce to prescribe rules and regulations governing special

statistical studies.

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Sec. 193. Repealed. Pub. L. 87-826, Sec. 3, Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat.

953

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Section, act Jan. 5, 1923, ch. 23, Sec. 2, 42 Stat. 1110, related

to statements and reports for collectors of customs and Treasury

Department. See section 301 et seq. of Title 13, Census.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective 180 days after Oct. 15, 1962, see section 4 of

Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 13,

Census.

SAVINGS PROVISION

See section 3 of Pub. L. 87-826, set out as a note under sections

173 and 174 of this title.

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Sec. 194, 195. Omitted

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Section 194, act Jan. 5, 1923, ch. 23, Sec. 1, 42 Stat. 1109,

which transferred to the Department of Commerce from the Department

of the Treasury the control and expense of operation of the office

known as the Bureau of Customs Statistics under the jurisdiction of

the Department of the Treasury, on Jan. 5, 1923, located in the

customhouse, City of New York, State of New York, including all

officers, clerks, and other employees of that bureau, official

records, papers, mechanical and office equipment, furniture, and

supplies in use on that date and which authorized the Secretary of

Commerce to consolidate the Bureau of Customs Statistics with the

Division of Statistics of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce into one office, located in either Washington or New York,

or partly in either place, in the discretion of the Secretary of

Commerce, with the statistical bureau authorized to be located in

New York under the jurisdiction and control of the Department of

Commerce to continue to occupy the premises in the New York

customhouse which were on Jan. 5, 1923, occupied by the Bureau of

Customs Statistics, and with additional space as needed to be

assigned in the same building for its use by the Secretary of the

Treasury upon request of the Secretary of Commerce, has been

omitted as executed. Pursuant to the authority vested in the

Secretary of Commerce by Reorg. Plan No. 5 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2,

eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, the

Secretary has reassigned the functions of the Division of

Statistics of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to other

offices of the Department of Commerce.

Section 195, acts Apr. 18, 1930, ch. 184, 46 Stat. 198; Feb. 23,

1931, ch. 280, 46 Stat. 1334, which provided for the payment of

transportation expenses of employees, is covered by section 5701 et

seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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Sec. 196. Payments for rent of offices in foreign countries

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Section 3324(a) and (b) of title 31 shall not apply to advance

payments for rent of offices in foreign countries by the Bureau of

Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

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(Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 556, Sec. 1, 43 Stat. 1327.)

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''Section 3324(a) and (b) of title 31'' substituted in text for

''section 3648 of the Revised Statutes'' on authority of Pub. L.

97-258, Sec. 4(b), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section

of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.

Section was formerly classified to section 531 of Title 31 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 31, Money and

Finance, by Pub. L. 97-258, Sec. 1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877.

Section is from the Second Deficiency Act for the fiscal year

1925.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of all other officers of Department of Commerce and

functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, with a

few exceptions, transferred to Secretary of Commerce, with power

vested in him to authorize their performance or performance of any

of his functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees,

by Reorg. Plan No. 5 of 1950, Sec. 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15

F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the Appendix to Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees. Through internal

reorganization, functions of former Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce, referred to in text, have been reassigned to other

offices of Department of Commerce.

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Sec. 197 to 197d. Repealed. Aug. 13, 1946, ch. 957, title XI, Sec.

1131(54), 60 Stat. 1039

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Section 197, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 1, 44 Stat. 1394,

related to establishment of Foreign Commerce Service.

Section 197a, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 2, 44 Stat. 1394,

related to duties of officers.

Section 197b, acts Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 3, 44 Stat. 1394;

Apr. 12, 1930, ch. 142, 46 Stat. 163, related to appointment of

officers, assignments for duty, and allowances.

Section 197c, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 4, 44 Stat. 1395,

related to employment of clerks and assistants.

Section 197d, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 5, 44 Stat. 1396,

related to status of officer while serving abroad.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective three months from Aug. 13, 1946, see section

1141 of act Aug. 13, 1946.

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Sec. 197e. Repealed. Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80

Stat. 647

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Section, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 6, 44 Stat. 1396,

provided for travel and subsistence allowance to officers,

employees, etc., of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce on duty

abroad or away from duty post.

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Sec. 197f. Repealed. Aug. 13, 1946, ch. 957, title XI, Sec.

1131(54), 60 Stat. 1039

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Section, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 365, Sec. 7, 44 Stat. 1396,

related to availability of appropriation during fiscal year ending

June 30, 1926, and thereafter for the Department of Commerce for

commercial attacheAE1s in Europe, South or Central America and

elsewhere.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF REPEAL

Repeal effective three months from Aug. 13, 1946, see section

1141 of act Aug. 13, 1946.

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Sec. 198. Repealed. Oct. 10, 1940, ch. 851, Sec. 4, 54 Stat. 1111

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Section, acts Jan. 25, 1929, ch. 102, title III, 45 Stat. 1119;

Apr. 18, 1930, ch. 184, title III, 46 Stat. 198; Feb. 23, 1931, ch.

280, title III, 46 Stat. 1334; July 1, 1932, ch. 361, title III, 47

Stat. 502; Mar. 1, 1933, ch. 144, title III, 47 Stat. 1393; Apr. 7,

1934, ch. 104, title III, 48 Stat. 551; Mar. 22, 1935, ch. 39, Sec.

1, 49 Stat. 90; May 15, 1936, ch. 405, Sec. 1, 49 Stat. 1336; June

16, 1937, ch. 359, title III, Sec. 1, 50 Stat. 287; Apr. 27, 1938,

ch. 180, title III, Sec. 1, 52 Stat. 273; June 29, 1939, ch. 248,

title III, 53 Stat. 909, related to purchases of supplies and

equipment on the open market, and is now covered by sections 6a and

6b of Title 41, Public Contracts.

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