As used in this title, unless the context requires another meaning or unless it is otherwise provided-
13 U.S.C. § 1
Aug. 31, 1954, ch. 1158, 68 Stat. 1012; Pub. L. 94-521, §1, Oct. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 2459.
HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTESSection is new, and was inserted to eliminate the necessity for referring, throughout this title, to the Bureau of the Census, and the Secretary of Commerce, by their full designations.
AMENDMENTS 1976- Pub. L. 94-521designated existing provisions as pars. (1) and (2), and added par. (3).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENTPub. L. 94-521, §17, Oct. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 2466, provided that: "The amendments made by this Act [enacting sectionsto and of this title, amending this section and sections to , , , , , , , , , , and of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1976, or on the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 17, 1976], whichever date is later".
SHORT TITLE OF 2015 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 114-72, §1, Oct. 22, 2015, 129 Stat. 566, provided that: "This Act [amending provisions set out as a note under sectionof this title] may be cited as the 'Quarterly Financial Report Reauthorization Act'."
SHORT TITLE OF 1999 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 106-113, div. B, §1000(a)(7) [div. B, title XII, subtitle E, §1251], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1536, 1501A-505, provided that: "This subtitle [amending sectionof this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under section of this title] may be cited as the 'Proliferation Prevention Enhancement Act of 1999'."
SHORT TITLE OF 1994 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 103-430, §1, Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4393, provided that: "This Act [enacting sectionof this title, amending sections and of this title and section of Title 39, Postal Service, and enacting provisions set out as a note under section of this title] may be cited as the 'Census Address List Improvement Act of 1994'."
SEPARABILITYPub. L. 94-521, §16, Oct. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 2466, provided that: "If a provision enacted by this Act [see section 17 of Pub. L. 94-521 set out above] is held invalid, all valid provisions that are severable from the invalid provision remain in effect. If a provision of this Act [ Pub. L. 94-521] is held invalid in one or more of its applications, the provision remains in effect in all valid applications that are severable from the invalid application or applications."