15 U.S. Code § 176 - Collection of commercial statistics
A purpose of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce is the collection, arrangement, and classification of such statistical information as may be procured, showing, or tending to show, each year the condition of the manufactures, domestic trade, currency, and banks of the several States and Territories.
R.S. § 335 derived from Res. June 15, 1844, No. 16, 5 Stat. 719.
1877—Act Feb. 27, 1877, struck out “agriculture” before “manufactures”.
For transfer of functions of Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, see note set out under section 172 of this title.
Act Aug. 23, 1912, transferred certain duties of Department or Bureau of Labor to Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.
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