US (United States) Code. Title 21. Chapter 5A: Bureau of Narcotics

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21 USC CHAPTER 5A - BUREAU OF NARCOTICS 01/06/03

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TITLE 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS

CHAPTER 5A - BUREAU OF NARCOTICS

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CHAPTER 5A - BUREAU OF NARCOTICS

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21 USC Sec. 161 to 165 01/06/03

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TITLE 21 - FOOD AND DRUGS

CHAPTER 5A - BUREAU OF NARCOTICS

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Sec. 161 to 165. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section 161, acts June 14, 1930, ch. 488, Sec. 1, 46 Stat. 585;

Oct. 15, 1949, ch. 695, Sec. 6(a), 63 Stat. 881, established a

Bureau of Narcotics in the Department of the Treasury and provided

for appointment of a Commissioner of Narcotics for the Bureau with

duty of making an annual report to Congress.

Section 162, acts June 14, 1930, ch. 488, Sec. 2, 46 Stat. 585;

June 26, 1930, ch. 623, Sec. 1, 46 Stat. 819; Oct. 27, 1970, Pub.

L. 91-513, title III, Sec. 1101(a)(4), 84 Stat. 1291, provided for

appointment and compensation of a deputy commissioner and other

personnel for the Bureau of Narcotics, required the deputy to be an

acting Commissioner during absence or disability of the

Commissioner or a vacancy in the office, and authorized designation

of a member of the Treasury Department as an acting Commissioner in

event there is no Commissioner or deputy commissioner.

Section 163, act Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 348, Sec. 4(a), 44 Stat. 1382,

provided for transfer of control of narcotic drugs to the Secretary

of the Treasury from the Commissioner of Internal Revenue and his

assistants, agents, and inspectors.

Section 164, acts June 14, 1930, ch. 488, Sec. 3, 46 Stat. 586;

June 26, 1930, ch. 623, Sec. 2, 46 Stat. 819; Ex. Ord. No. 6639,

Mar. 10, 1934, abolished the Federal Narcotics Control Board and

transferred powers of such Board to the Commissioner of Narcotics,

authorized the Secretary of the Treasury to confer or impose his

duties under section 163 of this title upon the Commissioner or

other personnel of the Bureau of Narcotics, continued in effect

orders, rules, and regulations in existence on July 1, 1930, until

modified, superseded, or repealed by the Commissioner, with

approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, and provided for

determination before such Bureau of Narcotics of proceedings,

investigations, and other matters pending on July 1, 1930 before

Bureau of Prohibition or Federal Narcotics Control Board respecting

narcotic drug law administration or enforcement. Bureau of

Prohibition personnel, records, property, and unexpended balances

of appropriations were previously transferred to Bureau of

Narcotics as were powers of the Attorney General respecting the

Bureau of Prohibition to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

Section 165, act June 14, 1930, ch. 488, Sec. 5, 46 Stat. 587,

provided for review of decisions of Commissioner of Narcotics by

the Secretary of the Treasury.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

Functions of the Secretary of the Treasury administered through

or respecting the Bureau of Narcotics and all functions of the

Bureau, the Commissioner of Narcotics, and the officers, employees

and agencies of the Bureau were transferred to the Attorney General

and the Bureau and the office of Commissioner of Narcotics were

abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1968, eff. Apr. 8, 1968, 33 F.R.

5611, 82 Stat. 1367, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees. All positions, personnel, property,

records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations,

and other funds of the Bureau and the Treasury Department, in

connection with functions transferred under this reorganization

plan, were transferred to the Justice Department.

The Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs, including the office

of Director thereof, in the Department of Justice was abolished by

Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1973, eff. July 1, 1973, 38 F.R. 15932, 87

Stat. 1091, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees. Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1973 also created

in the Department of Justice a single, comprehensive agency for the

enforcement of drug laws to be known as the Drug Enforcement

Administration, empowered the Attorney General to authorize the

performance by officers, employees, and agencies of the Department

of functions transferred to him, and directed the Attorney General

to coordinate all drug law enforcement functions to assure maximum

cooperation between the Drug Enforcement Administration, the

Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the other units of the

Department of Justice involved in drug law enforcement.

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