6 U.S. Code § 211 - Establishment; Commissioner of Customs
There is established in the Department the United States Customs Service, under the authority of the Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, which shall be vested with those functions including, but not limited to those set forth in section 215(7) of this title, and the personnel, assets, and liabilities attributable to those functions.
There shall be at the head of the Customs Service a Commissioner of Customs, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Customs Service, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b)(1), changed to Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by Reorganization Plan Modification for the Department of Homeland Security, eff. Mar. 1, 2003, H. Doc. No. 108–32, 108th Congress, 1st Session, set out as a note under section 542 of this title.
[Pub. L. 114–4, title V, § 552(a)(2), Mar. 4, 2015, 129 Stat. 71, which directed amendment of subsection “(e)(3)(b)” of section 559 of division F of Public Law 113–76, set out above, by inserting “and the salaries, training and benefits of individuals employed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in performing law enforcement functions at ports of entry, including primary and secondary processing of passengers” after “payment of overtime”, was executed by making the insertion in subsection (e)(3)(B) of section 559 of division F of Public Law 113–76, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.]