43 U.S. Code § 364e - Standardization of geographic names; abolition of United States Board on Geographical Names in Department of the Interior; transfer of duties

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With respect to geographic names the pertinent decisions and principles issued by the Secretary shall be standard for all material published by the Federal Government. The United States Board on Geographical Names in the Department of the Interior created by Executive order, is abolished, and the duties of said Board are transferred to the Board herein created, and all departments, bureaus, and agencies of the Federal Government shall refer all geographic names and problems to the said Board for the purpose of eliminating duplication of work, personnel, and authority.


(July 25, 1947, ch. 330, § 6,61 Stat. 457.)


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