15 U.S. Code § 188 - Publication of commercial information

The Secretary of Commerce shall publish official notifications, from time to time, of such commercial information communicated to him by diplomatic and consular officers, as he may deem important to the public interests, in such newspapers, not to exceed three in number, as he may select.


(R.S. § 211; Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, § 10,32 Stat. 829; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, § 1,37 Stat. 736.)

R.S. § 211 derived from act Aug. 18, 1856, ch. 127, § 2,11 Stat. 60.
Change of Name

Act Mar. 4, 1913, substituted “Secretary of Commerce” for “Secretary of Commerce and Labor”.
Transfer of Functions

Act Feb. 14, 1903, transferred Bureau of Statistics from Treasury Department to Department of Commerce and Labor.

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