12 U.S. Code § 1951 - Congressional findings and declaration of purpose

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(a) The Congress finds that certain records maintained by businesses engaged in the functions described in section 1953 (b) of this title have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory investigations and proceedings. The Congress further finds that the power to require reports of changes in the ownership, control, and managements of types of financial institutions referred to in section 1952 of this title may be necessary for the same purpose.
(b) It is the purpose of this chapter to require the maintenance of appropriate types of records and the making of appropriate reports by such businesses in the United States where such records or reports have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, or regulatory investigations or proceedings.

Source

(Pub. L. 91–508, title I, § 121,Oct. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 1116.)
Effective Date

Pub. L. 91–508, title IV, § 401(a), (b),Oct. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 1125, provided that:
“(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, titles I, II, and III of this Act and the amendments made thereby [enacting this chapter and sections 1730d and 1829b of this title and section 1051 et seq. of former Title 31, Money and Finance, amending section 78g of Title 15, Commerce and Trade, and enacting provisions set out as notes under section 78g of Title 15 and section 1051 of former Title 31] take effect on the first day of the seventh calendar month which begins after the date of enactment [Oct. 26, 1970].
“(b) The Secretary of the Treasury may by regulation provide that any provision of title I or II or any amendment made thereby [enacting this chapter and sections 1730d and 1829b of this title] shall be effective on any date not earlier than the publication of the regulation in the Federal Register and not later than the first day of the thirteenth calendar month which begins after the date of enactment [Oct. 26, 1970].”
Short Title

Title I of Pub. L. 91–508, title IIof Pub. L. 91–508, titles I and II of Pub. L. 91–508, and subchapter II of chapter 53 of Title 31, Money and Finance, have each been popularly known as the “Bank Secrecy Act”. Title I of Pub. L. 91–508, Oct. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 1114, as amended, enacted this chapter, former section 1730d of this title, and section 1829b of this title. Title II of Pub. L. 91–508, Oct. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 1118, as amended, also known as the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, enacted chapter 21 (§ 1051 et seq.) of former Title 31, Money and Finance, which was repealed and reenacted as subchapter II of chapter 53 of Title 31, Money and Finance, by Pub. L. 97–258, § 4(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section of which enacted Title 31. For complete classification of Pub. L. 91–508to the Code, see Tables.

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12 CFR - Banks and Banking

12 CFR Part 4 - ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS, AVAILABILITY AND RELEASE OF INFORMATION, CONTRACTING OUTREACH PROGRAM, POST-EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIONS FOR SENIOR EXAMINERS

12 CFR Part 261 - RULES REGARDING AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION

17 CFR - Commodity and Securities Exchanges

17 CFR Part 42 - ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORIST FINANCING

31 CFR - Money and Finance: Treasury

31 CFR Part 103 - FINANCIAL RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING OF CURRENCY AND FOREIGN TRANSACTIONS

31 CFR Part 1010 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

31 CFR Part 1012

31 CFR Part 1020 - RULE FOR BANKS

31 CFR Part 1021 - RULES FOR CASINOS AND CARD CLUBS

31 CFR Part 1022 - RULES FOR MONEY SERVICES BUSINESSES

31 CFR Part 1023 - RULES FOR BROKERS OR DEALERS IN SECURITIES

31 CFR Part 1024 - RULES FOR MUTUAL FUNDS

31 CFR Part 1025 - RULES FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES

31 CFR Part 1026 - RULES FOR FUTURES COMMISSION MERCHANTS AND INTRODUCING BROKERS IN COMMODITIES

31 CFR Part 1027 - RULES FOR DEALERS IN PRECIOUS METALS, PRECIOUS STONES, OR JEWELS

31 CFR Part 1028 - RULES FOR OPERATORS OF CREDIT CARD SYSTEMS

31 CFR Part 1029 - 1099 [Reserved]

 

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