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§ 2073. —  Transfer of personnel, etc., to Service.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 19USC2073]

                        TITLE 19--CUSTOMS DUTIES
                       CHAPTER 10--CUSTOMS SERVICE
Sec. 2073. Transfer of personnel, etc., to Service

    (a) Repealed. Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1263, Sec. 10, 68 Stat. 1229.
    (b) The records, property (including office equipment), and 
personnel of the Division of Customs are transferred to the United 
States Customs Service.

(Mar. 3, 1927, ch. 348, Sec. 3, 44 Stat. 1382; Sept. 3, 1954, ch. 1263, 
Sec. 10, 68 Stat. 1229.)


    Section was formerly classified to section 281b of Title 5 prior to 
the general revision and enactment of Title 5 by Pub. L. 89-554, Sec. 1, 
Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
    Subsection (c) of section 3 of act March 3, 1927, abolished the 
Division of Customs and offices of directors and assistant directors of 
customs and Special Agency Service of the Customs.


    1954--Subsec. (a). Act Sept. 3, 1954, repealed subsec. (a) which 
related to the delegation of duty to Commissioner of Customs by 
Secretary of the Treasury.

                         Change of Name

    ``United States Customs Service'' substituted in text for ``Bureau 
of Customs'' pursuant to Treasury Department Order 165-23, Apr. 4, 1973, 
eff. Aug. 1, 1973, 38 F.R. 13037. See, also, section 308 of Title 31, 
Money and Finance.

                          Transfer of Functions

    For transfer of functions, personnel, assets, and liabilities of the 
United States Customs Service of the Department of the Treasury, 
including functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating thereto, 
to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related 
references, see sections 203(1), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, 
Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security 
Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note 
under section 542 of Title 6.
    Functions of all officers of Department of the Treasury and 
functions of all agencies and employees of such Department transferred, 
with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury, with power vested 
in him to authorize their performance or performance of any of his 
functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by Reorg. 
Plan No. 26 of 1950, Secs. 1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 
Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government 
Organization and Employees.

                  Section Referred to in Other Sections

    This section is referred to in section 1643 of this title.