2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 23 - Dissemination of Technical, Scientific and Engineering Information (Sections 1151 - 1157)
Sec. 1155 - General standards and limitations; preservation of security classification

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 23 - DISSEMINATION OF TECHNICAL, SCIENTIFIC AND ENGINEERING INFORMATION
Sec. 1155 - General standards and limitations; preservation of security classification
Containssection 1155
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditSept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, §5, 64 Stat. 824.
Statutes at Large Reference64 Stat. 824

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15 U.S.C. § 1155 (2015)

§1155. General standards and limitations; preservation of security classification

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Secretary shall respect and preserve the security classification of any scientific or technical information, data, patents, inventions, or discoveries in, or coming into, the possession or control of the Department of Commerce, the classified status of which the President or his designee or designees certify as being essential in the interest of national defense, and nothing in this chapter shall be construed as modifying or limiting any other statute relating to the classification of information for reasons of national defense or security.

(Sept. 9, 1950, ch. 936, §5, 64 Stat. 824.)

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