15 U.S. Code § 182 - Statistics of manufactures
The Director of the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce shall collect, digest, and arrange, for the use of Congress, the statistics of the manufactures of the United States, their localities, sources of raw material, markets, exchanges with the producing regions of the country, transportation of products, wages, and such other conditions as are found to affect their prosperity.
Source(R.S. § 342; Aug. 23, 1912, ch. 350, § 1,37 Stat. 407; Mar. 1, 1919, ch. 86, 40 Stat. 1256.)
R.S. § 342 derived from act July 28, 1866, ch. 298, § 13,14 Stat. 330.
Change of Name
Act Mar. 1, 1919, substituted “Director” for “Chief”.
Transfer of Functions
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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