33 U.S. Code § 883b - Dissemination of data; further activities

In order that full public benefit may be derived from the operations of the National Ocean Survey by the dissemination of data resulting from the activities herein authorized and of related data from other sources, the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to conduct the following activities:
(1) Analysis and prediction of tide and current data;
(2) Processing and publication of data, information, compilations, and reports;
(3) Compilation and printing of nautical charts;
(4) Distribution of nautical charts and related navigational publications.

Source

(Aug. 6, 1947, ch. 504, § 2,61 Stat. 787; 1965 Reorg. Plan No. 2, eff. July 13, 1965, 30 F.R. 8819, 79 Stat. 1318; 1970 Reorg. Plan No. 4, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090; Pub. L. 106–181, title VI, § 605(a),Apr. 5, 2000, 114 Stat. 154.)
Amendments

2000—Par. (3). Pub. L. 106–181, § 605(a)(1), (2), redesignated par. (4) as (3), substituted “charts;” for “charts of the United States, its Territories, and possessions;” and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “Compilation and printing of aeronautical charts of the United States, its Territories, and possessions; and, in addition, the compilation and printing of such aeronautical charts covering international airways as are required primarily by United States Civil aviation;”.
Par. (4). Pub. L. 106–181, § 605(a)(1), (3), redesignated par. (6) as (4) and substituted “publications” for “publications for the United States, its Territories, and possessions”. Former par. (4) redesignated (3).
Par. (5). Pub. L. 106–181, § 605(a)(1), struck out par. (5) which read as follows: “Distribution of aeronautical charts and related navigational publications required by United States civil aviation;”.
Par. (6). Pub. L. 106–181, § 605(a)(1), redesignated par. (6) as (4).
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–181applicable only to fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1999, see section 3 ofPub. L. 106–181, set out as a note under section 106 of Title 49, Transportation.
Transfer of Functions

Office of Director of Coast and Geodetic Survey abolished and Coast and Geodetic Survey consolidated with Weather Bureau to form a new agency in Department of Commerce to be known as Environmental Science Services Administration, by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1965, eff. July 13, 1965, 30 F.R. 8819, 79 Stat. 1318, set out as a note under section 851 of this title. The Reorg. Plan also transferred to Secretary of Commerce all functions of Coast and Geodetic Survey and Director. Subsequently, Environmental Science Services Administration abolished and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration established by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970, eff. Oct. 3, 1970, 35 F.R. 15627, 84 Stat. 2090, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. By Department Organization Order 25–5A, Secretary delegated to NOAA his functions under this chapter of the Code. By order of Acting Associate Administrator of NOAA, organizational name of Coast and Geodetic Survey changed to National Ocean Survey. For further details, see note set out under section 851 of this title.

 

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