U.S Code last checked for updates: Aug 23, 2019
§ 2071.
Establishment of Service; Commissioner; appointment
There shall be in the Department of the Treasury a service to be known as the United States Customs Service, and a Commissioner of Customs.1
1
 See Change of Name note below.
The Commissioner of Customs,
(1)
be at the head of the United States Customs Service;
(2)
carry out the duties and powers prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury; and
(3)
report to the Secretary of the Treasury through such other officials as may be designated by the Secretary.
(Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 348, § 1, 44 Stat. 1381; May 27, 1930, ch. 342, § 8, 46 Stat. 430; Ex. Ord. No. 6639, § 1a, Mar. 10, 1934; Pub. L. 101–207, § 3(b)(1), Dec. 7, 1989, 103 Stat. 1833; Pub. L. 114–125, title VIII, § 802(d)(2), Feb. 24, 2016, 130 Stat. 210.)
cite as: 19 USC 2071