2017 US Code
Title 6 - Domestic Security
Chapter 1 - Homeland Security Organization
Subchapter XI - Department of Justice Divisions
Part B - Transfer of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to the Department of Justice
Sec. 531 - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives

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Citation 6 U.S.C. § 531 (2017)
Section Name §531. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
Section Text (a), (b) Transferred (c) Transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets to the Department of Justice (1) Transferred (2) Administration and revenue collection functions

There shall be retained within the Department of the Treasury the authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms relating to the administration and enforcement of chapters 51 and 52 of title 26, sections 4181 and 4182 of title 26, and title 27.

(3) Transferred (d) Tax and Trade Bureau (1) Establishment

There is established within the Department of the Treasury the Tax and Trade Bureau.

(2) Administrator

The Tax and Trade Bureau shall be headed by an Administrator, who shall perform such duties as assigned by the Under Secretary for Enforcement of the Department of the Treasury. The Administrator shall occupy a career-reserved position within the Senior Executive Service.

(3) Responsibilities

The authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms that are not transferred to the Department of Justice under this section shall be retained and administered by the Tax and Trade Bureau.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 107–296, title XI, §1111, Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2274; Pub. L. 109–162, title XI, §1187(b), Jan. 5, 2006, 119 Stat. 3127.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

2006—Pub. L. 109–162 transferred section catchline and subsecs. (a)–(c)(1), (3), to section 599A of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 6 - DOMESTIC SECURITY
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 6 - DOMESTIC SECURITY
CHAPTER 1 - HOMELAND SECURITY ORGANIZATION
SUBCHAPTER XI - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DIVISIONS
Part B - Transfer of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms to the Department of Justice
Sec. 531 - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
Contains section 531
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 116 Stat. 2274
119 Stat. 3127
Public Law References Public Law 107-296, Public Law 109-162
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