Sec. 1. United States Bureau of Mines; establishment; director; experts and other employees. 1a. Transfer of activities, employees, records, etc., from Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to the United States Bureau of Mines. 2. Performance of duties in absence of director. 3. Duties of United States Bureau of Mines. 4. Investigation of lignite coal and peat. 4a. Omitted. 4b. Cooperation with individuals, municipalities, etc.; contracts with owners; agreements as to prices. 4c. Investigation of sub-bituminous and lignite coal. 4d. Plants, machinery, and equipment. 4e. Omitted. 4f to 4o. Transferred. 5. Reports of investigations. 6. Personal interest of director and members of Bureau in mines. 7. Fees for tests or investigations. 8. Additional mining experiment stations and mine safety stations authorized. 9. Acceptance of lands from States. 10. Headquarters of mine rescue cars; site for experimental work; leases and donations. 11, 12. Omitted or Repealed. 13. Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment and maintenance. 14. Acquisition of land; cooperation with other agencies. 15. Repealed. 16. Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment of advisory committee; composition; functions; appointment.


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