2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 40 - Department of Commerce (Sections 1501 - 1548)
Sec. 1519 - Annual and special reports

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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
Sec. 1519 - Annual and special reports
Containssection 1519
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Source CreditFeb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, §8, 32 Stat. 829; Pub. L. 97-31, §12(7), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 154.
Statutes at Large References32 Stat. 829
37 Stat. 736
80 Stat. 378
95 Stat. 154
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 89-554, Public Law 97-31

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15 U.S.C. § 1519 (2015)
§1519. Annual and special reports

The Secretary of Commerce shall annually, at the close of each fiscal year, make a report in writing to Congress, giving an account of all moneys received and disbursed by him and his Department, and describing the work done by the Department in fostering, promoting, and developing the foreign and domestic commerce, the mining, manufacturing, and fishery industries; of the United States, and making such recommendations as he shall deem necessary for the effective performance of the duties and purposes of the Department. He shall also from time to time make such special investigations and reports as he may be required to do by the President, or by either House of Congress, or which he himself may deem necessary and urgent.

(Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, §8, 32 Stat. 829; Pub. L. 97–31, §12(7), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 154.)


Section was formerly classified to section 604 of Title 5 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554, §1, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.


1981—Pub. L. 97–31 struck out references to shipping and transportation facilities.


Act Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, 37 Stat. 736, provided that Department of Commerce and Labor and Secretary of Commerce and Labor were to be thereafter called Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce.

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