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  United States Secretary of Commerce - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The United States Secretary of Commerce is the head of the United States Department of Commerce concerned with business and industry.
Until 1913 there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Labor, which is now headed by a separate Secretary of Labor.
Footnote: Under Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges Jr served as Interim Secretary of Commerce October 31, 1979 to January 9, 1980.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/U.S._Secretary_of_Commerce   (110 words)

  
 United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor was the head of the short-lived United States Department of Commerce and Labor, which was concerned with business, industry, and labor.
The secretary was a member of the President's Cabinet.
In 1913 there was a division of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor's position into separate secretaries of Commerce and Labor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_Commerce_and_Labor   (114 words)

  
 United States Department of Commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It was subsequently renamed to the Department of Commerce by President Taft on March 4, 1913, and its bureaus and agencies specializing in labor were transferred to the new Department of Labor.
It is administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce.
From 1903 to 1913, it was administered by the United States Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/United_States_Department_of_Commerce   (241 words)

  
 United States Secretary of Commerce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Secretary of Commerce is the head of the United States Department of Commerce concerned with business and industry.
Until 1913 there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Labor, which is now headed by a separate Secretary of Labor.
Footnote: Under Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges Jr served as Interim Secretary of Commerce October 31, 1979 to January 9, 1980.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_Commerce   (128 words)

  
 United States Secretary of State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and John Bolton, President Bush's nominee for ambassador to the U.N. United States: in November 2004, Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Steve Kerr clarified that a law requiring GM seeds sol...
In addition, the Secretary performs such duties as the President is required, in accordance with the United States Constitution, relating to correspondence, commission, or instructions to U.S. ministers or consuls abroad, and to conduct negotiations with foreign representatives.
As the highest-ranking Cabinet member, the Secretary of State is fourth in line to succeed the Presidency, after the Vice President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and President pro tempore of the Senate.
hallencyclopedia.com /United_States_Secretary_of_State   (663 words)

  
 Executive Bio print - Dudas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Jon W. Dudas serves as Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Dudas previously served as acting Under Secretary and Director, and Deputy Under Secretary and Deputy Director from 2002 to 2004.
He is a member of the Illinois State Bar and the Bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
www.uspto.gov /biographies/bio_dudas.htm   (601 words)

  
 Nearctica - Conservation - U.S. Code - Chapter 14
The Deputy United States Commissioner shall serve at the pleasure of the President and shall be the principal technical adviser to the United States Commissioner, and shall be empowered to perform the duties of the Commissioner in case of the death, resignation, absence, or illness of the Commissioner.
Enforcement activities under the provisions of this subchapter relating to vessels engaged in whaling and subject to the jurisdiction of the United States primarily shall be the responsibility of the Secretary of the Treasury in cooperation with the Secretary of Commerce.
The Secretary of Commerce may authorize officers and employees of the coastal States of the United States to enforce the provisions of the convention, or of the regulations of the Commission, or of this subchapter, or of the regulations of the Secretary of Commerce.
www.nearctica.com /conserve/uslaw/chap10s/chap14.htm   (1422 words)

  
 Nearctica - Conservation - U.S. Code - Chapter 44A
The Secretary of State, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Commerce and the Director of the National Science Foundation, shall appoint an officer or employee of the United States as the United States representative to the Commission.
The Secretary of Commerce, after consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, and the heads of other appropriate departments or agencies of the United States, shall promulgate such regulations as are necessary and appropriate to implement the provisions of this chapter.
The Secretary of Commerce shall promptly refer the matter to the Attorney General of the United States, who shall file in such court a certified copy of the record upon which the violation was found or such penalty imposed, as provided in section 2112 of title 28.
www.nearctica.com /conserve/uslaw/chap40s/chap44a.htm   (2135 words)

  
 United States Secretary Of Commerce - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Knauss confirmed as Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere.
Commerce Secretary and N.Y. Mayor meet with career academy students.
Nominations of David J. Barram to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Steven O. Palmer to be Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs of the Department...
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united_states_secretary_of_commerce.htm   (180 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The United States of America
That river separates the United States from the Republic of Mexico until at the city of El Paso it turns northward; from that point to the Colorado River an arbitrary line marks the boundary of the two republics.
In examining the constitutionality of a state law one is to assume that the state legislature has power to pass all acts whatever, unless they are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States or by the constitution of the state.
It also provides that the citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states; for the return of fugitives from justice and for the admission of new states.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15156a.htm   (21027 words)

  
 CRS Report: RL30273 - Encryption Export Controls - NLE
The Secretary could not have reinstated export controls on encryption items that were decontrolled as of the date of enactment, but could have prohibited the export of specific encryption products to an individual or organization in a specific foreign country if there was substantial evidence that the item was destined for terrorist or military end-uses.
The Secretary of Commerce could also have prohibited the export of particular encryption to particular foreign individuals or organizations if there was substantial evidence that the encryption might be used or modified for military or terrorist use.
In his separate opinion, the concurring judge stated that he recognized the validity of the dissent's view regarding the functional purpose of source code and the First Amendment implications of this approach, and noted that "[t]he importance of this case suggests that it may be appropriate for review by the United States Supreme Court." Id.
www.ncseonline.org /NLE/CRSreports/Science/st-56.cfm   (8610 words)

  
 United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs was a position that existed in United States government from January 10 1781 to September 15 1789.
The department continued to be headed the Secretary of Foreign Affairs until it renamed the Department of State with certain domestic powers when its became the Secretary of State.
Secretary of Commerce's report on foreign policy export controls : hearings before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hu...
www.freeglossary.com /United_States_Secretary_of_Foreign_Affairs   (295 words)

  
 The United States (from radio) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The Secretary of Commerce and Labor was made responsible for licensing stations and operators.
Besides the 48 contiguous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent, the United States includes the state of Alaska, at the northwestern extreme of North America, and the island state of Hawaii, in the mid-Pacific Ocean.
The coterminous states are bounded on the north by Canada, on the east by the...
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-207109?tocId=207109   (983 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Commerce, United States Department of (U.S. Government) - Encyclopedia
Commerce, United States Department of, federal executive department charged with promoting U.S. economic development and technological advancement.
In Feb., 1903, the Congress established a Department of Commerce and Labor empowered to investigate and report upon the operations of corporations engaged in interstate commerce (with the exception of common carriers).
In 1913 the Department of Labor was established as a separate executive department, while the functions of the Department of Commerce were expanded; the chief officer of each department, the secretary, received cabinet rank.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/CommerceUSD.html   (239 words)

  
 United States v. Zenith Radio Corporation (District Court N. D. Illinois, April 16, 1926)
The Secretary of Commerce (and Labor) may, on the recommendation of the department concerned, designate the station or stations which may be required to observe this division of time.
The President of the United States in time of war or public peril or disaster is authorized by law to close the station and cause the removal therefrom of all radio apparatus or may authorize the use or control of the station by any department of the government upon just compensation to the owners.
The Secretary of Commerce and the collectors of customs or other officers of the government authorized by him may at all reasonable times enter upon the station for the purpose of inspecting and may inspect any apparatus for radio communication of such station and the operation and operators of such apparatus.
www.fcc.gov /mb/audio/decdoc/misc/US_v_Zenith_Radio_Corporation.html   (2606 words)

  
 About Toyota: News -- Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Secretary of Commerce Don Evans addresses a town hall meeting at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia plant in Buffalo.
Secretary of Commerce Don Evans toured the facility to see for himself how West Virginians are building engines and transmissions.
Secretary Evans is a key member of the Administration's economic policy team and special task force on energy.
toyotacelica.com /about/news/community/2004/05/03-1-tmmwv.html   (344 words)

  
 Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Commerce
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Commerce
It shall be the policy of the United States, in advancing the interests of the American people, to support the maintenance and use of sustainable fisheries (1) as a source of nutritious food for the United States and the rest of the world, and (2) to meet the needs of commercial and recreational fishing.
Further, to implement the policy set forth above, the Secretary of State, after consultation with the Secretary of Commerce, shall carry out diplomatic activities for the purposes of (a) ending destructive fishing practices, and (b) promoting rules based on sound science to support sustainable fisheries and to end destructive fishing practices.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2006/10/20061003.html   (407 words)

  
 Secretary of Commerce Evans Visits Slovakia [February 28, 2003]
I have also stated that we are pleased with the outstanding relations with U.S. President Bush and I have also taken the opportunity of today's visit of the Secretary to remind him of the invitation to President Bush, who has never visited our country.
Secretary of Commerce, whether the supportive attitude of the Slovak Government towards solving the Iraqi crisis may mean that the U.S. would treat Slovakia in a favorable way, or whether there would be any possible way of the assistance?
Secretary Evans: Let me support what the Prime Minister has said and call your attention to the fact that there's not a single American company that's operating in this wonderful country that is not considering and planning expansion, planning growth, planning to invest even more capital into this country.
www.usis.sk /cis/cisen044.html   (1354 words)

  
 United States Secretary Of Commerce And Labor - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
United States Secretary Of Commerce And Labor - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
Remarks prepared for delivery by Ray Marshall, Secretary of Labor, before the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Hollywood, Fla., [June 2.
Address of Secretary of Commerce, Robert P. Lamont,: Before the nineteenth annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States at Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday, April 29, 1931
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /united_states_secretary_of_commerce_and_labor.htm   (78 words)

  
 Texas Department of Health, 77th Texas Legislative Session Summary Report, House Joint Resolutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Resolves that the 77th Legislature of the State of Texas request the United States Secretary of Commerce to appoint a federal official whose sole responsibility is to coordinate the activities between the various government agencies, business communities, and the private citizens along the United States-Mexico and the United States-Canada borders.
Requests that the Secretary of State forward an official copy of the resolution to the President of the United States, to the United States Secretary of Commerce, and to all members of the Texas delegation to the United States Congress.
Resolves that the 77th Legislature of the State of Texas urge the Congress of the United States to initiate the development of an agreement or treaty with Mexico to address health issues of mutual concern.
www.tdh.state.tx.us /ogr/77/scr.htm   (243 words)

  
 NIST Metric Information and Conversions: Special Pub 814   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Two SI derived units with special names and symbols, the radian, symbol rad, and the steradian, symbol sr (bottom of the third column of the diagram), are shown without any connection to SI base units—either direct or through other SI derived units.
The Secretary of Commerce ("Secretary") is designated to direct and coordinate efforts by Federal departments and agencies to implement Government metric usage in accordance with section 3 of the Metric Conversion Act (15 U.S.C. 205b), as amended by section 5164(b) of the Trade and Competitiveness Act.
The transition to use of metric units in Government publications should be made as publications are revised on normal schedules or new publications are developed, or as metric publications are required in support of metric usage pursuant to paragraph (a) of this section.
ts.nist.gov /ts/htdocs/200/202/pub814.htm   (6956 words)

  
 United Nations Daily Highlights 96-04-04
In a cable to President Bill Clinton of the United States, the Secretary- General also extended his condolences and sympathy to the Government and people of the United States of America and particularly to the families of those who lost their lives in the tragedy.
Arafat had expressed his concern in a letter to the Secretary- General in which he described the situation there as a violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people.
Two United Nations staff members and a representative of OXFAM were killed when a United Nations vehicle in the Benguela province of Angola was ambushed, UN Spokesman Ahmad Fawzi said today.
www.hri.org /news/world/undh/96-04-04.undh.html   (1483 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Mineta is both proper and fitting recognition for a son of San José who has had a major impact on both local and national transportation policy and infrastructure.
He was appointed Secretary of Commerce by President Clinton, becoming the first Asian-American to ever to hold a cabinet-level
I believe renaming our highest profile transportation facility for Secretary Mineta is both proper and fitting recognition for a native son of San José who has had a major impact on both local and national transportation policy and infrastructure.
www.sanjoseca.gov /cty_clk/9_4_01DOCS/3.6.htm   (478 words)

  
 HACU - Nomination Gutierrez
Carlos Gutierrez as United States Secretary of Commerce.
HACU and the United States Department of Commerce have established a strong partnership which supports a variety of educational activities, including the HACU National Internship Program, the country’s largest Hispanic college internship program.
Gutierrez as Secretary of Commerce in those areas that will increase access and success for Hispanics in higher education.
www.hacu.net /hacu/Nomination_Gutierrez_EN.asp?SnID=1753781475   (299 words)

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