2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 7A - Standard Reference Data Program (Sections 290 - 290f)
Sec. 290 - Congressional declaration of policy

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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. 290 - Congressional declaration of policy
Containssection 290
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Short Titles'Standard Reference Data Act'."
Source CreditPub. L. 90-396, §1, July 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 339.
Statutes at Large References82 Stat. 339, 340
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 90-396

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15 U.S.C. § 290 (2015)

§290. Congressional declaration of policy

The Congress hereby finds and declares that reliable standardized scientific and technical reference data are of vital importance to the progress of the Nation's science and technology. It is therefore the policy of the Congress to make critically evaluated reference data readily available to scientists, engineers, and the general public. It is the purpose of this chapter to strengthen and enhance this policy.

(Pub. L. 90–396, §1, July 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 339.)


Pub. L. 90–396, §8, July 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 340, provided that: "This Act [enacting this chapter] may be cited as the 'Standard Reference Data Act'."

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