16 USC § 1205
General authority of Secretary for conducting studies, research, and investigations unaffected
through Pub. L. 116-344, except Pub. Ls. 116-260 and 116-283

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to alter, amend, repeal, modify, or diminish the present general authority of the Secretary of Commerce to conduct studies, research, and investigations related to the mission of the Department of Commerce.

Transfer of Functions

Transfer of functions to Secretary of Commerce from Secretary of the Interior and substitution of Department of Commerce for Department of the Interior by Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970, see note set out under section 1201 of this title.

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