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.
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.
2002—Pub. L. 107–347substituted “Except as provided in the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002, the” for “The”.
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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