US (United States) Code. Title 29. Chapter 12: Department of Labor

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29 USC CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec.

551. Establishment of Department; Secretary; seal.

552. Deputy Secretary; appointment; duties.

553. Assistant Secretaries; appointment; duties.

554. Assistants to Secretary.

555. Solicitor.

556. Chief clerk; other employees.

557. Bureaus and offices in Department.

557a. Mine Safety and Health Administration.

557b. Office of disability employment policy.

558. Library, records, etc., of Department.

559. Rented quarters.

560. Reports and investigations.

561. Records and papers and furniture transferred to

Department.

562. Laws operative.

563. Working capital fund; establishment; availability;

capitalization; reimbursement.

563a. Working capital fund; comprehensive program of

centralized services.

564. Working capital fund; availability for personnel

functions in regional administrative offices.

565. Repealed.

566. Employee drug and alcohol abuse assistance programs.

(a) Establishment.

(b) Applications.

(c) Regulations.

(d) Authorization of appropriations.

567. Labor-management dispute settlement expenses.

568. Acceptance of donations by Secretary.

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CHAPTER REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This chapter is referred to in title 20 section 6104.

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29 USC Sec. 551 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 551. Establishment of Department; Secretary; seal

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There shall be an executive department in the Government to be

called the Department of Labor, with a Secretary of Labor, who

shall be the head thereof, to be appointed by the President, by and

with the advice and consent of the Senate, and whose tenure of

office shall be like that of the heads of the other executive

departments. The provisions of title 4 of the Revised Statutes,

including all amendments thereto, shall be applicable to said

department. The purpose of the Department of Labor shall be to

foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners of the

United States, to improve their working conditions, and to advance

their opportunities for profitable employment. The said Secretary

shall cause a seal of office to be made for the said department of

such device as the President shall approve and judicial notice

shall be taken of the said seal.

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(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 736; Mar. 4, 1925, ch.

549, Sec. 4, 43 Stat. 1301.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Title 4 of the Revised Statutes, referred to in text, was

entitled "Provisions Applicable to All Executive Departments", and

consisted of R.S. Secs. 158 to 198. For provisions of the Code

derived from such title 4, see sections 101, 301, 303, 304, 503,

2952, 3101, 3106, 3341, 3345 to 3349, 5535, 5536 of Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees; section 207 of Title 18,

Crimes and Criminal Procedure; sections 514, 520 of Title 28,

Judiciary and Judicial Procedure; section 3321 of Title 31, Money

and Finance.

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 611 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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SHORT TITLE OF 1986 AMENDMENT

Pub. L. 99-619, Sec. 1, Nov. 6, 1986, 100 Stat. 3491, provided

that: "This Act [amending sections 552 and 553 of this title and

sections 5313 to 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees, repealing section 3 of Reorganization Plan No. 6 of

1950, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, and enacting provisions

set out as notes under sections 552 and 553 of this title and

section 5316 of Title 5] may be cited as the 'Department of Labor

Executive Level Conforming Amendments of 1986'."

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FUNCTIONS

For assignment of certain emergency preparedness functions to

Secretary of Labor, see Parts 1, 2, and 12 of Ex. Ord. No. 12656,

Nov. 18, 1988, 53 F.R. 47491, set out as a note under section 5195

of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

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HISTORY OF DEPARTMENT

A Department of Labor under the charge of a Commissioner of Labor

was first established by act June 13, 1888, ch. 389, 25 Stat. 182.

That Department was placed under the jurisdiction and made a part

of a new department, called the Department of Commerce and Labor,

by act Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, Sec. 4, 32 Stat. 827. The name

Department of Labor was changed to Bureau of Labor by act Mar. 18,

1904, ch. 716, 33 Stat. 136. The present Department of Labor was

created by act Mar. 4, 1913. The Bureau of Labor in the Department

of Commerce and Labor was transferred to the present Department of

Labor by said act.

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession during any period when both Secretary and

Deputy Secretary of Labor are unable to perform functions and

duties of office of Secretary, see Ex. Ord. No. 13245, Dec. 18,

2001, 66 F.R. 66268, set out as a note under section 3345 of Title

5, Government Organization and Employees.

COMPENSATION OF SECRETARY

Compensation of Secretary, see section 5312 of Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 552 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 552. Deputy Secretary; appointment; duties

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There is established in the Department of Labor the office of

Deputy Secretary of Labor, which shall be filled by appointment by

the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

The Deputy Secretary shall perform such duties as may be prescribed

by the Secretary of Labor or required by law. The Deputy Secretary

shall (1) in case of the death, resignation, or removal from office

of the Secretary, perform the duties of the Secretary until a

successor is appointed, and (2) in case of the absence or sickness

of the Secretary, perform the duties of the Secretary until such

absence or sickness shall terminate.

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(Apr. 17, 1946, ch. 140, Sec. 1, 60 Stat. 91; Pub. L. 99-619, Sec.

2(a)(1), Nov. 6, 1986, 100 Stat. 3491.)

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CODIFICATION

Provisions of this section which prescribed the basic annual

compensation of the Under [Deputy] Secretary were omitted to

conform to the provisions of the Executive Schedule. See section

5314 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section was formerly classified to section 611a of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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AMENDMENTS

1986 - Pub. L. 99-619 substituted "Deputy Secretary" for "Under

Secretary" in three places.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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REFERENCES IN OTHER LAWS

Section 2(a)(4) of Pub. L. 99-619 provided that: "Any reference

to the Under Secretary of Labor in any law, rule, regulation,

certificate, directive, or other document in force on the date of

enactment of this Act [Nov. 6, 1986] shall be deemed to refer and

apply to the Deputy Secretary of Labor."

PRESENT INCUMBENT

Section 2(f)(1) of Pub. L. 99-619 provided that: "The incumbent

in the position of Under Secretary of Labor on the date of

enactment of this Act [Nov. 6, 1986] may serve as Deputy Secretary

of Labor at the pleasure of the President after such date and the

amendments made by subsection (a)(2) [amending section 5313 of

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees] shall apply to such

incumbent."

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession during any period when both Secretary and

Deputy Secretary of Labor are unable to perform functions and

duties of office of Secretary, see Ex. Ord. No. 13245, Dec. 18,

2001, 66 F.R. 66268, set out as a note under section 3345 of Title

5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 553 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 553. Assistant Secretaries; appointment; duties

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There are established in the Department of Labor nine offices of

Assistant Secretary of Labor, which shall be filled by appointment

by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Each of the Assistant Secretaries of Labor shall perform such

duties as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Labor or required

by law. One of such Assistant Secretaries shall be an Assistant

Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

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(Apr. 17, 1946, ch. 140, Sec. 2, 60 Stat. 91; Pub. L. 87-137, Sec.

1, Aug. 11, 1961, 75 Stat. 338; Pub. L. 91-596, Sec. 29(a), Dec.

29, 1970, 84 Stat. 1618; Pub. L. 99-619, Sec. 2(b)(1), Nov. 6,

1986, 100 Stat. 3491.)

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CODIFICATION

Provisions of this section which prescribed the basic annual

compensation of the Assistant Secretaries were omitted to conform

to the provisions of the Executive Schedule. See section 5315 of

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section was formerly classified to section 611b of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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AMENDMENTS

1986 - Pub. L. 99-619 substituted "nine offices" for "five

offices".

1970 - Pub. L. 91-596 increased the number of Assistant

Secretaries of Labor from four to five and inserted provision that

one of such Assistant Secretaries be an Assistant Secretary of

Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.

1961 - Pub. L. 87-137 increased the number of Assistant

Secretaries of Labor from three to four.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1970 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 91-596 effective 120 days after Dec. 29,

1970 see section 34 of Pub. L. 91-596, set out as an Effective Date

note under section 651 of this title.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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REFERENCES IN OTHER LAWS

Section 2(b)(3) of Pub. L. 99-619 provided that: "Any reference

in any law, regulation, certificate, directive, or other document

to the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment in

force on the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 6, 1986] shall be

deemed to be a reference to the Assistant Secretary of Labor for

Veterans' Employment and Training."

PRESENT INCUMBENT

Section 2(f)(2) of Pub. L. 99-619 provided that: "The incumbent

in the position of Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans'

Employment on the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 6, 1986] may

serve as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and

Training at the pleasure of the President after such date and the

amendments made by subsection (b)(2) [amending section 5315 of

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees] shall apply to such

incumbent."

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29 USC Sec. 554 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 554. Assistants to Secretary

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There shall be in the Department of Labor not more than two

assistants to the Secretary, who shall be appointed by the

President and shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by the

Secretary of Labor or required by law.

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(Mar. 4, 1927, ch. 498, 44 Stat. 1415.)

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 613a of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 555 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 555. Solicitor

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There shall be a solicitor for the Department of Labor.

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(Mar. 18, 1904, ch. 716, Sec. 1, 33 Stat. 135; Mar. 4, 1913, ch.

141, Sec. 7, 37 Stat. 738; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, Sec. 7, June 10,

1933.)

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CODIFICATION

The words "of the Department of Justice" were omitted from text

on authority of section 7 of Ex. Ord. No. 6166, which transferred

the Solicitor for the Department of Labor from the Department of

Justice to the Department of Labor.

Section was formerly classified to section 613b of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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COMPENSATION OF SOLICITOR

Compensation of solicitor, see section 5315 of Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 556 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 556. Chief clerk; other employees

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There shall be in said department a chief clerk and such other

clerical assistants, inspectors, and special agents as may from

time to time be provided for by Congress.

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(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 2, 37 Stat. 736; Ex. Ord. No. 6166,

Sec. 4, June 10, 1933.)

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CODIFICATION

The words "a disbursing clerk" were omitted from text on

authority of Ex. Ord. No. 6166, which transferred all functions

relating to the disbursement of moneys of the United States to the

Treasury Department. See section 3321 of Title 31, Money and

Finance.

Section was formerly classified to section 615 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 557 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 557. Bureaus and offices in Department

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The following-named offices, bureaus, divisions, and branches of

the public service, and all that pertains to the same, shall be

under the jurisdiction and supervision of the Department of Labor:

1. Bureau of Employees' Compensation.

2. Bureau of Labor Standards.

3. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

4. Division of Public Contracts.

5. Employees' Compensation Appeals Board.

6. United States Employment Service.

7. Wage and Hour Division.

8. Women's Bureau.

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(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat. 737; June 5, 1920, ch.

248, Sec. 1, 41 Stat. 987; June 6, 1933, ch. 49, Sec. 1, 48 Stat.

113; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, Sec. 14, June 10, 1933; June 30, 1936, ch.

881, Sec. 4, 49 Stat. 2038; June 25, 1938, ch. 676, Sec. 4, 52

Stat. 1061; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. I, Sec. 201, eff. July 1, 1939, 4

F.R. 2728, 53 Stat. 1424; 1940 Reorg. Plan No. V, Sec. 1, eff. June

4, 1940, 5 F.R. 2223, 54 Stat. 1238; Ex. Ord. No. 9247, Sept. 17,

1942, 7 F.R. 7379; Ex. Ord. No. 9617, Sept. 19, 1945, 10 F.R.

11929; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 2, Sec. 1, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R.

7873, 60 Stat. 1095; June 23, 1947, ch. 120, title II, Sec. 202, 61

Stat. 153; 1949 Reorg. Plan No. 2, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 20, 1949, 14

F.R. 5225, 63 Stat. 1065; 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 19, Secs. 1, 2, eff.

May 24, 1952, 15 F.R. 3178, 64 Stat. 1271, 1272.)

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 616 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Bureau of Employees' Compensation transferred to Department of

Labor from Federal Security Agency by Reorg. Plan No. 19 of 1950,

Sec. 1, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6,

1966, 80 Stat. 662, the subject matter of which is covered by

section 8101 et seq. of Title 5. Subsequently, Bureau of

Compensation absorbed by Employment Standards Administration in

Department of Labor.

Bureau of Labor Standards established in Department of Labor by

departmental order in 1934, and its functions absorbed by

Occupational Safety and Health Administration in May 1971.

Division of Public Contracts established in Department of Labor

by virtue of act June 30, 1936, and was consolidated with Wage and

Hour Division by order of Secretary of Labor on Aug. 21, 1942.

Subsequently, by order of Secretary of Labor in May 1971, Division

of Public Contracts absorbed by Wage and Hour Division.

Employees' Compensation Appeals Board transferred to Department

of Labor from Federal Security Agency by Reorg. Plan No. 19 of

1950, Sec. 2, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 8(a),

Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 662, the subject matter of which is covered

by section 8101 et seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

United States Employment Service created in Department of Labor

by act June 6, 1933. Service transferred to Federal Security Agency

by Reorg. Plan No. I of 1939, and its functions consolidated with

unemployment compensation functions of Social Security Board in

Bureau of Employment Security. Ex. Ord. No. 9247, Sept. 17, 1942,

transferred United States Employment Service from Social Security

Board to War Manpower Commission and became a part of Bureau of

Placement. Service transferred to Department of Labor by Ex. Ord.

No. 9617, Sept. 19, 1945, to be administered as an organizational

entity. Act June 16, 1948, ch. 472, 62 Stat. 443, transferred

Service to Federal Security Agency to function as a part of Bureau

of Employment Security in Social Security Administration. Reorg.

Plan No. 2 of 1949, eff. Aug. 20, 1949, transferred Bureau of

Employment Security, including United States Employment Service, to

Department of Labor.

Wage and Hour Division established in Department of Labor by act

June 25, 1938, and consolidated with Division of Public Contracts

by order of Secretary of Labor on Aug. 21, 1942.

Women's Bureau established in Department of Labor by act June 5,

1920.

Bureau of Immigration and Bureau of Naturalization, placed under

jurisdiction of Department of Labor upon its creation by act Mar.

4, 1913, consolidated as Immigration and Naturalization Service by

Ex. Ord. No. 6166, Sec. 14. Immigration and Naturalization Service

of Department of Labor, including Office of Commissioner of

Immigration and Naturalization, transferred to Department of

Justice by Reorg. Plan No. V of 1940, set out in the Appendix to

Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Children's Bureau transferred from Department of Labor to Federal

Security Agency by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1946, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5. For status of Children's Bureau, see note

under section 191 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

United States Conciliation Service established in Department of

Labor by virtue of act Mar. 4, 1913, Sec. 8, formerly set out as

section 619 of former Title 5, Executive Departments and Government

Officers and Employees, and section 51 of this title, but was

discontinued in view of act June 23, 1947, Sec. 202, and set out as

section 172 of this title, which transferred to Federal Mediation

and Conciliation Service, an independent agency, all powers and

functions vested in Secretary of Labor by act Mar. 4, 1913, Sec. 8,

formerly cited as a credit to this section.

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29 USC Sec. 557a 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 557a. Mine Safety and Health Administration

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There is established in the Department of Labor a Mine Safety and

Health Administration to be headed by an Assistant Secretary of

Labor for Mine Safety and Health appointed by the President, by and

with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Secretary, acting

through the Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health, shall

have authority to appoint, subject to the civil service laws, such

officers and employees as he may deem necessary for the

administration of this Act, and to prescribe powers, duties, and

responsibilities of all officers and employees engaged in the

administration of this Act. The Secretary is authorized and

directed, except as specifically provided otherwise to carry out

his functions under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977

[30 U.S.C. 801 et seq.] through the Mine Safety and Health

Administration.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 95-164, title III, Sec. 302(a), Nov. 9, 1977, 91 Stat.

1319.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The civil service laws, referred to in text, are set out in Title

5, Government Organization and Employees. See particularly section

3301 et seq. of Title 5.

This Act, referred to in text, means Pub. L. 95-164, Nov. 9,

1977, 91 Stat. 1290, as amended, known as the Federal Mine Safety

and Health Amendments Act of 1977, which enacted this section,

sections 822 to 825 and 961 of Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining,

amended sections 5314 and 5315 of Title 5, and sections 801 to 804,

811 to 821, 842, 861, 878, 951 to 955, 958 and 959 of Title 30,

repealed sections 721 to 740 of Title 30 and section 1456a of Title

43, Public Lands, and enacted provisions set out as notes under

sections 801 and 954 of Title 30 and section 11 of former Title 31,

Money and Finance. For complete classification of this Act to the

Code, see Short Title of 1977 Amendment note set out under section

801 of Title 30 and Tables.

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, referred to in

text, is Pub. L. 91-173, Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 742, as amended by

Pub. L. 95-164, title I, Sec. 101, Nov. 9, 1977, 91 Stat. 1290,

which is classified principally to chapter 22 (Sec. 801 et seq.) of

Title 30. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Short Title note set out under section 801 of Title 30 and Tables.

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EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective 120 days after Nov. 9, 1977, see section 307 of

Pub. L. 95-164, set out as an Effective Date of 1977 Amendment note

under section 801 of Title 30, Mineral Lands and Mining.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 952 of this title.

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29 USC Sec. 557b 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 557b. Office of disability employment policy

-STATUTE-

Beginning in fiscal year 2001, there is established in the

Department of Labor an office of disability employment policy which

shall, under the overall direction of the Secretary, provide

leadership, develop policy and initiatives, and award grants

furthering the objective of eliminating barriers to the training

and employment of people with disabilities. Such office shall be

headed by an Assistant Secretary.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 106-554, Sec. 1(a)(1) [title I], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat.

2763, 2763A-10.)

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29 USC Sec. 558 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 558. Library, records, etc., of Department

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of Labor shall have charge in the buildings or

premises occupied by or appropriated to the Department of Labor, of

the library, furniture, fixtures, records, and other property

pertaining to it or acquired for use in its business. He shall be

allowed to expend for periodicals and the purposes of the library

and for rental of appropriate quarters for the accommodation of the

Department of Labor within the District of Columbia, and for all

other incidental expenses, such sums as Congress may provide from

time to time.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 6, 37 Stat. 738.)

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 617 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 559 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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Sec. 559. Rented quarters

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Where any office, bureau, or branch of the public service

transferred to the Department of Labor by this Act is occupying

rented buildings or premises, it may continue to do so until other

suitable quarters are provided for its use.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 6, 37 Stat. 738.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is act Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, 37

Stat. 736, as amended, which is classified principally to sections

2, 551, and 555 to 562 of this title. For complete classification

of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 618 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 560 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 560. Reports and investigations

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of Labor shall annually, at the close of each

fiscal year, prepare and submit to Congress the financial

statements of the Department that have been audited. He shall also,

from time to time, make such special investigations and reports as

he may be required to do by the President, or by Congress, or which

he himself may deem necessary.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 9, 37 Stat. 738; Pub. L. 104-66, title

I, Sec. 1102(c), Dec. 21, 1995, 109 Stat. 723.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 620 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

-MISC1-

AMENDMENTS

1995 - Pub. L. 104-66 in first sentence substituted "prepare and

submit to Congress the financial statements of the Department that

have been audited" for "make a report in writing to Congress,

giving an account of all moneys received and disbursed by him and

his department and describing the work done by the department".

TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law

requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other

regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103-7 (in

which a report required under this section is listed on page 124),

see section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set out as a note

under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

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29 USC Sec. 561 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 561. Records and papers and furniture transferred to

Department

-STATUTE-

The official records and papers on file in and pertaining

exclusively to the business of any bureau, office, department, or

branch of the public service in this Act transferred to the

Department of Labor, together with the furniture in use in such

bureau, office, department, or branch of the public service, are

transferred to the Department of Labor.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 5, 37 Stat. 737.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is act Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, 37

Stat. 736, as amended, which is classified principally to sections

2, 551, and 555 to 562 of this title. For complete classification

of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 621 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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29 USC Sec. 562 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 562. Laws operative

-STATUTE-

All laws prescribing the work and defining the duties of the

several bureaus, offices, departments, or branches of the public

service by this Act transferred to and made a part of the

Department of Labor shall, so far as the same are not in conflict

with the provisions of this Act, remain in full force and effect,

to be executed under the direction of the Secretary of Labor.

-SOURCE-

(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 6, 37 Stat. 738.)

-REFTEXT-

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is act Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, 37

Stat. 736, as amended, which is classified principally to sections

2, 551, and 555 to 562 of this title. For complete classification

of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 622 of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

-TRANS-

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and

agencies of Department of Labor, with certain exceptions, to

Secretary of Labor, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 6,

of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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29 USC Sec. 563 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 563. Working capital fund; establishment; availability;

capitalization; reimbursement

-STATUTE-

There is established a working capital fund, to be available

without fiscal year limitation, for expenses necessary for the

maintenance and operation of (1) a central reproduction service;

(2) a central visual exhibit service; (3) a central supply service

for supplies and equipment for which adequate stocks may be

maintained to meet in whole or in part the requirements of the

Department; (4) a central tabulating service; (5) telephone, mail

and messenger services; (6) a central accounting and payroll

service; and (7) a central laborers' service: Provided, That any

stocks of supplies and equipment on hand or on order shall be used

to capitalize such fund: Provided further, That such fund shall be

reimbursed in advance from funds available to bureaus, offices, and

agencies for which such centralized services are performed at rates

which will return in full all expenses of operation, including

reserves for accrued annual leave and depreciation of equipment:

Provided further, That within the Working Capital Fund, there is

established an Investment in Reinvention Fund (IRF), which shall be

available to invest in projects of the Department designed to

produce measurable improvements in agency efficiency and

significant taxpayer savings. Notwithstanding any other provision

of law, the Secretary of Labor may retain up to $3,900,000 of the

unobligated balances in the Department's annual Salaries and

Expenses accounts as of September 30, 1995, and transfer those

amounts to the IRF to provide the initial capital for the IRF, to

remain available until expended, to make loans to agencies of the

Department for projects designed to enhance productivity and

generate cost savings. Such loans shall be repaid to the IRF no

later than September 30 of the fiscal year following the fiscal

year in which the project is completed. Such repayments shall be

deposited in the IRF, to be available without further appropriation

action: Provided further, That the Secretary of Labor may transfer

annually an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 from unobligated

balances in the Department's salaries and expenses accounts, to the

unobligated balance of the Working Capital Fund, to be merged with

such Fund and used for the acquisition of capital equipment and the

improvement of financial management, information technology and

other support systems, and to remain available until expended:

Provided further, That the unobligated balance of the Fund shall

not exceed $20,000,000..(!1)

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 85-67, title I, Sec. 101, June 29, 1957, 71 Stat. 210;

Pub. L. 86-703, title I, Sec. 101, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 755;

Pub. L. 104-134, title I, Sec. 101(d) [title I], Apr. 26, 1996, 110

Stat. 1321-211, 1321-219; renumbered title I, Pub. L. 104-140, Sec.

1(a), May 2, 1996, 110 Stat. 1327; Pub. L. 105-78, title I, Nov.

13, 1997, 111 Stat. 1476.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section was formerly classified to section 622a of Title 5 prior

to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government

Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, Sept. 1,

1966, 80 Stat. 378.

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AMENDMENTS

1997 - Pub. L. 105-78 struck out period at end and inserted ":

Provided further, That the Secretary of Labor may transfer annually

an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 from unobligated balances in the

Department's salaries and expenses accounts, to the unobligated

balance of the Working Capital Fund, to be merged with such Fund

and used for the acquisition of capital equipment and the

improvement of financial management, information technology and

other support systems, and to remain available until expended:

Provided further, That the unobligated balance of the Fund shall

not exceed $20,000,000." after "appropriation action".

1996 - Pub. L. 104-134 inserted before period at end ": Provided

further, That within the Working Capital Fund, there is established

an Investment in Reinvention Fund (IRF), which shall be available

to invest in projects of the Department designed to produce

measurable improvements in agency efficiency and significant

taxpayer savings. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the

Secretary of Labor may retain up to $3,900,000 of the unobligated

balances in the Department's annual Salaries and Expenses accounts

as of September 30, 1995, and transfer those amounts to the IRF to

provide the initial capital for the IRF, to remain available until

expended, to make loans to agencies of the Department for projects

designed to enhance productivity and generate cost savings. Such

loans shall be repaid to the IRF no later than September 30 of the

fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the project is

completed. Such repayments shall be deposited in the IRF, to be

available without further appropriation action."

1960 - Pub. L. 86-703 made fund available for maintenance and

operation of a central tabulating service, a central accounting and

payroll service, and a central laborers' service.

-FOOTNOTE-

(!1) So in original.

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29 USC Sec. 563a 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 563a. Working capital fund; comprehensive program of

centralized services

-STATUTE-

There is appropriated for expenses necessary during the fiscal

year ending September 30, 1994, and each fiscal year thereafter,

for the maintenance and operation of a comprehensive program of

centralized services which the Secretary of Labor may prescribe and

deem appropriate and advantageous to provide on a reimbursable

basis under the provisions of sections 1535 and 1536 of title 31

(subject to prior notice to OMB) in the national office and field:

Provided, That such fund shall be reimbursed in advance from funds

available to agencies, bureaus, and offices for which such

centralized services are performed at rates which will return in

full cost of operations including services obtained through

cooperative administrative services units under sections 1535 and

1536 of title 31, including reserves for accrued annual leave,

worker's compensation, depreciation of capitalized equipment, and

amortization of ADP software and systems (either acquired or

donated): Provided further, That funds received for services

rendered to any entity or person for use of Departmental

facilities, including associated utilities and security services,

shall be credited to and merged with this fund.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 103-112, title I, Oct. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 1088.)

-COD-

CODIFICATION

Section is based on paragraph under headings "Departmental

Management" and "working capital fund" of Department of Labor

Appropriations Act, 1994.

"Sections 1535 and 1536 of title 31" was substituted in text for

"the Economy Act" 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.

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29 USC Sec. 564 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 564. Working capital fund; availability for personnel

functions in regional administrative offices

-STATUTE-

The Working Capital Fund of the Department of Labor shall be

available on and after March 5, 1970, for expenses necessary for

personnel functions in regional administrative offices.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 91-204, title I, Sec. 100, Mar. 5, 1970, 84 Stat. 26.)

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29 USC Sec. 565 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 565. Repealed. Pub. L. 103-382, title III, Sec. 391(i), Oct.

20, 1994, 108 Stat. 4023

-MISC1-

Section, Pub. L. 100-418, title VI, Sec. 6306(b), Aug. 23, 1988,

102 Stat. 1541, related to study and report respecting failure to

provide internationally recognized worker rights.

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29 USC Sec. 566 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 566. Employee drug and alcohol abuse assistance programs

-STATUTE-

(a) Establishment

The Secretary of Labor shall establish a program through which

the Secretary shall provide grants to, or enter into contracts

with, employers to enable such employers to develop employee drug

and alcohol abuse assistance programs.

(b) Applications

Employers desiring to receive a grant or contract under this

section shall submit to the Secretary of Labor, an application, in

such form and containing such information as the Secretary may

require.

(c) Regulations

The Secretary of Labor shall promulgate regulations necessary to

carry out this section.

(d) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this

section, $4,000,000 for fiscal year 1989, and $5,000,000 for each

of the fiscal years 1990 and 1991.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 100-690, title II, Sec. 2101, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat.

4216.)

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29 USC Sec. 567 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 567. Labor-management dispute settlement expenses

-STATUTE-

Appropriations in this Act or subsequent Departments of Labor,

Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies

Appropriations Acts available for salaries and expenses shall be

available for supplies, services, and rental of conference space

within the District of Columbia, as the Secretary of Labor shall

deem necessary for settlement of labor-management disputes.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 102-394, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1798.)

-MISC1-

PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the

following prior appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 102-170, title I, Sec. 101, Nov. 26, 1991, 105 Stat.

1114.

Pub. L. 101-517, title I, Sec. 101, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2196.

Pub. L. 101-166, title I, Sec. 101, Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat.

1165.

Pub. L. 100-202, Sec. 101(h) [title I, Sec. 101], Dec. 22, 1987,

101 Stat. 1329-256, 1329-263.

Pub. L. 99-500, Sec. 101(i) [H.R. 5233, title I, Sec. 101], Oct.

18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783-287, and Pub. L. 99-591, Sec. 101(i) [H.R.

5233, title I, Sec. 101], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341-287.

Pub. L. 99-178, title I, Sec. 101, Dec. 12, 1985, 99 Stat. 1108.

Pub. L. 98-619, title I, Sec. 101, Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3311.

Pub. L. 98-139, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 31, 1983, 97 Stat. 877.

Pub. L. 97-377, title I, Sec. 101(e)(1) [title I, Sec. 101], Dec.

21, 1982, 96 Stat. 1878, 1884.

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29 USC Sec. 568 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 12 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

-HEAD-

Sec. 568. Acceptance of donations by Secretary

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of Labor is authorized to accept, in the name of

the Department of Labor, and employ or dispose of in furtherance of

authorized activities of the Department of Labor, during the fiscal

year ending September 30, 1995, and each fiscal year thereafter,

any money or property, real, personal, or mixed, tangible or

intangible, received by gift, devise, bequest, or otherwise.

-SOURCE-

(Pub. L. 103-333, title I, Sec. 105, Sept. 30, 1994, 108 Stat.

2548.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the

following prior appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 103-112, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 21, 1993, 107 Stat.

1089.

Pub. L. 102-394, title I, Sec. 105, Oct. 6, 1992, 106 Stat. 1799.

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