US (United States) Code. Title 29. Chapter 1: Labor statistics

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29 USC CHAPTER 1 - LABOR STATISTICS 01/06/03

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TITLE 29 - LABOR

CHAPTER 1 - LABOR STATISTICS

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CHAPTER 1 - LABOR STATISTICS

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SUBCHAPTER I - BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Sec.

1. Design and duties of bureau generally.

2. Collection, collation, and reports of labor

statistics.

2a. Omitted.

2b. Studies of productivity and labor costs in industries.

3. Commissioner; appointment and tenure of office;

compensation.

4. Duties of Commissioner in general.

5. Bulletin as to labor conditions.

6. Annual and special reports to President and Congress.

7. Repealed.

8. Unemployment data relating to Americans of Spanish

origin or descent.

SUBCHAPTER II - SPECIAL STATISTICS

9. Authorization of special studies, compilations, and

transcripts on request; cost.

9a. Credit of receipts.

9b. Rules and regulations.

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Sec. 1. Design and duties of bureau generally

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The general design and duties of the Bureau of Labor Statistics

shall be to acquire and diffuse among the people of the United

States useful information on subjects connected with labor, in the

most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and especially

upon its relation to capital, the hours of labor, the earnings of

laboring men and women, and the means of promoting their material,

social, intellectual, and moral prosperity.

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(June 13, 1888, ch. 389, Sec. 1, 25 Stat. 182; Feb. 14, 1903, ch.

552, Sec. 4, 32 Stat. 826; Mar. 18, 1904, ch. 716, 33 Stat. 136;

Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat. 737.)

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CODIFICATION

Act June 27, 1884, created Bureau of Labor in Department of the

Interior.

Section 1 of act June 13, 1888, created Department of Labor and

outlined its general design and duties, and section 9 of that act

transferred Bureau of Labor to Department of Labor.

Act Feb. 14, 1903, placed Department of Labor under jurisdiction

and made it a part of Department of Commerce and Labor.

Act Mar. 18, 1904, changed name of Department of Labor to Bureau

of Labor in Department of Commerce and Labor.

Act Mar. 4, 1913, created Department of Labor and transferred

Bureau of Labor from Department of Commerce and Labor to newly

created Department of Labor, redesignating such transferred Bureau

as Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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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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Sec. 2. Collection, collation, and reports of labor statistics

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics, under the direction of the

Secretary of Labor, shall collect, collate, and report at least

once each year, or oftener if necessary, full and complete

statistics of the conditions of labor and the products and

distribution of the products of the same, and to this end said

Secretary shall have power to employ any or either of the bureaus

provided for his department and to rearrange such statistical work,

and to distribute or consolidate the same as may be deemed

desirable in the public interests; and said Secretary shall also

have authority to call upon other departments of the Government for

statistical data and results obtained by them; and said Secretary

of Labor may collate, arrange, and publish such statistical

information so obtained in such manner as to him may seem wise.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics shall also collect, collate,

report, and publish at least once each month full and complete

statistics of the volume of and changes in employment, as indicated

by the number of persons employed, the total wages paid, and the

total hours of employment, in the service of the Federal

Government, the States and political subdivisions thereof, and in

the following industries and their principal branches: (1)

Manufacturing; (2) mining, quarrying, and crude petroleum

production; (3) building construction; (4) agriculture and

lumbering; (5) transportation, communication, and other public

utilities; (6) the retail and wholesale trades; and such other

industries as the Secretary of Labor may deem it in the public

interest to include. Such statistics shall be reported for all such

industries and their principal branches throughout the United

States and also by States and/or Federal reserve districts and by

such smaller geographical subdivisions as the said Secretary may

from time to time prescribe. The said Secretary is authorized to

arrange with any Federal, State, or municipal bureau or other

governmental agency for the collection of such statistics in such

manner as he may deem satisfactory, and may assign special agents

of the Department of Labor to any such bureau or agency to assist

in such collection.

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(Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 4, 37 Stat. 737; July 7, 1930, ch.

873, 46 Stat. 1019.)

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AMENDMENTS

1930 - Act July 7, 1930, inserted second par.

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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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CENSUS DATA ON WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES; STUDY AND REPORT

For provisions requiring Bureaus of Labor Statistics and the

Census to include certain data on women-owned businesses in census

reports, and requiring a study and report on the most cost

effective and accurate means to gather and present such data, see

section 501 of Pub. L. 100-533, set out as a note under section 131

of Title 13, Census.

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX FOR OLDER AMERICANS

Pub. L. 100-175, title I, Sec. 191, Nov. 29, 1987, 101 Stat. 967,

provided that: "The Secretary of Labor shall, through the Bureau of

Labor Statistics, develop, from existing data sources, a reweighted

index of consumer prices which reflects the expenditures for

consumption by Americans 62 years of age and older. The Secretary

shall furnish to the Congress the index within 180 days after the

date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 29, 1987]. The Secretary shall

include with the index furnished a report which explains the

characteristics of the reweighted index, the research necessary to

develop and measure accurately the rate of inflation affecting such

Americans, and provides estimates of time and cost required for

additional activities necessary to carry out the objectives of this

section."

PRISON STATISTICS REPORT

Joint Res. June 17, 1940, ch. 389, 54 Stat. 401, authorized

Bureau of Labor Statistics to furnish a report to Congress before

May 1, 1941, on kind, amount, and value of all goods produced in

State and Federal prisons.

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29 USC Sec. 2a 01/06/03

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Sec. 2a. Omitted

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CODIFICATION

Section, act Feb. 24, 1927, ch. 189, title IV, 44 Stat. 1222,

which related to collection of statistical reports through local

special agents, was from an appropriations act for the Departments

of State, Justice, the Judiciary, and Departments of Commerce and

Labor for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, and was not

repeated in subsequent appropriation acts.

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29 USC Sec. 2b 01/06/03

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Sec. 2b. Studies of productivity and labor costs in industries

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of

Labor is authorized and directed to make continuing studies of

productivity and labor costs in the manufacturing, mining,

transportation, distribution, and other industries.

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(June 7, 1940, ch. 267, 54 Stat. 249; Aug. 30, 1954, ch. 1076, Sec.

1(27), 68 Stat. 968.)

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CODIFICATION

Provision of this section authorizing appropriations of up to

$100,000 for studies by the bureau in the first fiscal year was

omitted.

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AMENDMENTS

1954 - Act Aug. 30, 1954, repealed second par. which required

Secretary of Labor to submit annually to Congress reports of

findings under this section.

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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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Sec. 3. Commissioner; appointment and tenure of office;

compensation

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics shall be under the charge of a

Commissioner of Labor Statistics, who shall be appointed by the

President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate; he

shall hold his office for four years, unless sooner removed, and

shall receive a salary.

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(June 27, 1884, ch. 127, 23 Stat. 60; June 13, 1888, ch. 389, Sec.

2, 25 Stat. 182; Mar. 18, 1904, ch. 716, 33 Stat. 136; Mar. 4,

1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat. 737.)

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CODIFICATION

Act June 13, 1888, raised salary from $3,000 to $5,000 per annum.

Act Mar. 18, 1904, changed name of Department of Labor to Bureau

of Labor.

Act Mar. 4, 1913, authorized the substitution of "Commissioner of

Labor Statistics" and "Bureau of Labor Statistics" for

"Commissioner of Labor" and "Bureau of Labor", respectively.

Words "of five thousand dollars per annum" at end of section were

omitted as superseded by the Classification Acts. See sections 5101

et seq. and 5331 et seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

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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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Sec. 4. Duties of Commissioner in general

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It shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics to

ascertain the effect of the customs laws, and the effect thereon of

the state of the currency, in the United States, on the

agricultural industry, especially as to its effect on mortgage

indebtedness of farmers. He shall also establish a system of

reports by which, at intervals of not less than two years, he can

report the general condition, so far as production is concerned, of

the leading industries of the country. He is also specially charged

to investigate the causes of, and facts relating to, all

controversies and disputes between employers and employees as they

may occur, and which may tend to interfere with the welfare of the

people of the different States. He shall also obtain such

information upon the various subjects committed to him as he may

deem desirable from different foreign nations, and what, if any,

convict-made goods are imported into this country, and if so from

whence.

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(June 13, 1888, ch. 389, Sec. 7, 25 Stat. 183; Aug. 23, 1912, ch.

350, Sec. 1, 37 Stat. 407; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat.

737; May 29, 1928, ch. 901, Sec. 1(110), (111), 45 Stat. 994.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The customs laws, referred to in text, are classified generally

to Title 19, Customs Duties.

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CODIFICATION

Section is from act June 13, 1888. Act June 13, 1888, also

contained other provisions relating to duties of former

Commissioner of Labor to ascertain cost of producing, in leading

countries, articles dutiable in United States, comparative cost of

living, etc., which have been omitted from this section because of

act Aug. 23, 1912, transferring those duties to Bureau of Foreign

and Domestic Commerce.

Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred the duty of former Commissioner of

Labor to ascertain the cost of producing, in leading countries,

articles dutiable in the United States, the profits of the

manufacturers and producers of such articles, the comparative cost

of such articles, comparative cost of living in such countries,

what articles are controlled by trusts and the effect they have on

prices and production, to the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic

Commerce. Text of said act is set out as section 172 of Title 15,

Commerce and Trade.

Act Mar. 4, 1913, authorized the substitution of "Commissioner of

Labor Statistics" for "Commissioner of Labor".

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AMENDMENTS

1928 - Act May 29, 1928, repealed provisions requiring reports to

Congress on investigations required by this section, and is

authority for omission of "and report as to" after "ascertain" in

first sentence and "and report thereon to Congress" at end of third

sentence relating to information from foreign nations, and convict

made goods.

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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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Sec. 5. Bulletin as to labor conditions

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The Commissioner of Labor Statistics is authorized to prepare and

publish a bulletin of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as to the

condition of labor in this and other countries, condensations of

State and foreign labor reports, facts as to conditions of

employment, and such other facts as may be deemed of value to the

industrial interests of the country.

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(Mar. 2, 1895, ch. 177, Sec. 1, 28 Stat. 805; Mar. 18, 1904, ch.

716, 33 Stat. 136; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat. 737.)

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CODIFICATION

Provision of act Mar. 2, 1895, as to printing of the bulletin for

distribution is covered by section 1324 of Title 44, Public

Printing and Documents.

Act Mar. 18, 1904, changed name of Department of Labor to Bureau

of Labor.

Act Mar. 4, 1913, authorized substitution of "Commissioner of

Labor Statistics" and "Bureau of Labor Statistics" for

"Commissioner of Labor" and "Bureau of Labor", respectively.

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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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STATISTICS OF CITIES

Commissioner authorized to compile, as part of bulletin of

Department, an abstract of main features of official statistics of

cities having over 30,000 population, by a provision of act July 1,

1898, ch. 546, Sec. 1, 30 Stat. 648.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in title 44 section 1324.

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Sec. 6. Annual and special reports to President and Congress

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The Commissioner of Labor Statistics shall annually make a report

in writing to the President and Congress, of the information

collected and collated by him, and containing such recommendations

as he may deem calculated to promote the efficiency of the

department. He is also authorized to make special reports on

particular subjects whenever required to do so by the President or

either House of Congress, or when he shall think the subjects in

his charge require it. He shall, on or before the 15th day of March

in each year, make a report in detail to Congress of all moneys

expended under his direction during the preceding fiscal year.

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(June 13, 1888, ch. 389, Sec. 8, 25 Stat. 183; Mar. 4, 1913, ch.

141, Sec. 3, 37 Stat. 737; Pub. L. 94-273, Sec. 5(3), Apr. 21,

1976, 90 Stat. 377.)

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CODIFICATION

Act Mar. 4, 1913, authorized substitution of "Commissioner of

Labor Statistics" for "Commissioner of Labor".

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AMENDMENTS

1976 - Pub. L. 94-273 substituted "March" for "December".

TERMINATION OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions in this

section requiring the Commissioner of Labor Statistics, on or

before March 15 each year, to report to Congress on all moneys

expended under the Commissioner's direction, see section 3003 of

Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set out as a note under section 1113 of

Title 31, Money and Finance, and page 124 of House Document No.

103-7.

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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. 174, 64 Stat. 1263, set out in the

Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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Sec. 7. Repealed. Pub. L. 86-3, Secs. 15, 23, Mar. 18, 1959, 73

Stat. 11, 13; Pub. L. 96-470, title I, Sec. 110, Oct. 19, 1980,

94 Stat. 2239

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Section, acts Apr. 30, 1900, ch. 339, Sec. 76, 31 Stat. 155; Apr.

8, 1904, ch. 948, 33 Stat. 164; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, Sec. 3, 37

Stat. 737, directed United States Commissioner of Labor Statistics

to assemble and report on statistical details relating to all

departments of labor in Territory of Hawaii.

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Sec. 8. Unemployment data relating to Americans of Spanish origin

or descent

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The Department of Labor, in cooperation with the Department of

Commerce, shall develop methods for improving and expanding the

collection, analysis, and publication of unemployment data relating

to Americans of Spanish origin or descent.

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(Pub. L. 94-311, Sec. 1, June 16, 1976, 90 Stat. 688.)

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Sec. 9. Authorization of special studies, compilations, and

transcripts on request; cost

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The Department of Labor is authorized, within the discretion of

the Secretary of Labor, upon the written request of any person, to

make special statistical studies relating to employment, hours of

work, wages, and other conditions of employment; to prepare from

its records special statistical compilations; and to furnish

transcripts of its studies, tables, and other records, upon the

payment of the actual cost of such work by the person requesting

it.

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(Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 118, Sec. 1, 48 Stat. 582; Apr. 11, 1935, ch.

59, 49 Stat. 154; June 15, 1937, ch. 349, 50 Stat. 259; Apr. 15,

1939, ch. 71, 53 Stat. 581.)

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CODIFICATION

This section and sections 9a and 9b of this title comprised

sections 1 to 3 of act Apr. 13, 1934. Section 4 of that act

provided as follows: "This Act shall cease to be effective one year

after the date of its enactment." The act was temporarily extended

by acts Apr. 11, 1935, and June 15, 1937, and was made permanent by

act Apr. 15, 1939.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 9b of this title.

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Sec. 9a. Credit of receipts

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All moneys hereinafter (!1) received by the Department of Labor

in payment of the cost of such work shall be deposited to the

credit of the appropriation of that bureau, service, office,

division, or other agency of the Department of Labor which

supervised such work, and may be used, in the discretion of the

Secretary of Labor, and notwithstanding any other provision of law,

for the ordinary expenses of such agency and/or to secure the

special services of persons who are neither officers nor employees

of the United States.

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(Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 118, Sec. 2, 48 Stat. 582; Apr. 11, 1935, ch.

59, 49 Stat. 154; June 15, 1937, ch. 349, 50 Stat. 259; Apr. 15,

1939, ch. 71, 53 Stat. 581.)

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CODIFICATION

This section and sections 9 and 9b of this title comprised

sections 1 to 3 of act Apr. 13, 1934, which were to terminate one

year after Apr. 13, 1934, pursuant to section 4 of act Apr. 13,

1934, set out as a Codification note under section 9 of this title.

Such sections were temporarily extended by acts Apr. 11, 1935, and

June 15, 1937, and were made permanent by act Apr. 15, 1939.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 9b, 216 of this title.

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(!1) So in original. Probably should be "hereafter".

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Sec. 9b. Rules and regulations

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The Secretary of Labor shall prescribe rules and regulations for

the enforcement of sections 9 and 9a of this title.

-SOURCE-

(Apr. 13, 1934, ch. 118, Sec. 3, 48 Stat. 583; Apr. 11, 1935, ch.

59, 49 Stat. 154; June 15, 1937, ch. 349, 50 Stat. 259; Apr. 15,

1939, ch. 71, 53 Stat. 581; Aug. 7, 1946, ch. 770, Sec. 1(16), 60

Stat. 867.)

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CODIFICATION

This section and sections 9 and 9a of this title comprised

sections 1 to 3 of act Apr. 13, 1934, which were to terminate one

year after Apr. 13, 1934, pursuant to section 4 of act Apr. 13,

1934, set out as a Codification note under section 9 of this title.

Such sections were temporarily extended by acts Apr. 11, 1935, and

June 15, 1937, and were made permanent by act Apr. 15, 1939.

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AMENDMENTS

1946 - Act Aug. 7, 1946, repealed provisions requiring Secretary

of the Interior to make annual reports to Congress.

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