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PUBLIC LAW 740-AUG. 31, 1954
• of agriculture. The census provided for by this section shall include each State, but, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, shall not include the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or such other areas or territory over which the United States exercises sovereignty or jurisdiction. (b) As to the areas excluded from the census provided for in subsection (a) of this section, the data available from various Government sources shall be included as an appendix to the report of such census. (c) The Secretary may collect such preliminary or supplementarystatistics, either in advance of or after the taking of each census provided for in subsection (a) of this section, as are necessary to the initiation, taking, or completion thereof. SUBCHAPTER HI—GOVERNMENTS § 161. Quinquennial censuses; inclusion of certain data The Secretary shall take, compile, and publish for the year 1957 and for every fifth year thereafter a census of governments. Each such census shall include, but shall not be limited to, data on taxes and tax valuations, governmental receipts, expenditures, indebtedness, and employees of States, counties, cities, and other governmental units in the United States and in such of its Territories and possessions as may be determined by the Secretary. § 162. Acquisition of reports and material from governmental units, private persons, and agencies The Secretary may acquire by purchase or otherwise from States, counties, cities, or other units of government, or their instrumentalities, or from private persons and agencies such copies of records, reports and other material as may be required for the efficient and economical conduct of the census of governments provided for in this subchapter. § 163. Authority of other agencies This subchapter does not revoke or impair the authority of any other Federal agency with respect to the collection or release of information. SUBCHAPTER IV—INTERIM CURRENT DATA § 181. Surveys The Secretary may make surveys deemed necessary to furnish annual and other interim current data on the subjects covered by the censuses provided for in this title.
CHAPTER 7—OFFENSES AND PENALTIES SUBCHAPTER I—OFFICERS A N D EMPLOYEES Sec.
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Receiving or securing compensation for appointment of employees. Refusal or neglect of employees to perform duties. False statements, certificates, and information. Wrongful disclosure of information.