13 U.S.C. § 195

Current through P.L. 116-21 (6/12/2019)
Section 195 - Use of sampling

Except for the determination of population for purposes of apportionment of Representatives in Congress among the several States, the Secretary shall, if he considers it feasible, authorize the use of the statistical method known as "sampling" in carrying out the provisions of this title.

13 U.S.C. § 195

Added Pub. L. 85-207, §14, Aug. 28, 1957, 71 Stat. 484; amended Pub. L. 94-521, §10, Oct. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 2464.

AMENDMENTS 1976- Pub. L. 94-521substituted "for purposes of apportionment of Representatives in Congress among the several States, the Secretary shall, if he considers it feasible" for "for apportionment purposes, the Secretary may, where he deems it appropriate".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1976 AMENDMENTAmendment by Pub. L. 94-521 effective Oct. 17, 1976, see section 17 of Pub. L. 94-521 set out as a note under section 1 of this title.

Secretary
"Secretary" means the Secretary of Commerce; and