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15 - 1 MONOPOLIES AND COMBINATIONS IN RESTRAINT OF TRADE (§§ 1 to 38)
1 - 1 - 1 Trusts, etc., in restraint of trade illegal; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 2 Monopolizing trade a felony; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 3 Trusts in Territories or District of Columbia illegal; combination a felony

 
1 - 1 - 4  Jurisdiction of courts; duty of United States attorneys; procedure

 
1 - 1 - 5 Bringing in additional parties

 
1 - 1 - 6 Forfeiture of property in transit

 
1 - 1 - 7 Conduct involving trade or commerce with foreign nations

 
1 - 1 - 8  “Person” or “persons” defined

 
1 - 1 - 9  Trusts in restraint of import trade illegal; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 10 Jurisdiction of courts; duty of United States attorneys; procedure

 
1 - 1 - 11  Bringing in additional parties

 
1 - 1 - 12 Forfeiture of property in transit

 
1 - 1 - 13  Definitions; short title

 
1 - 1 - 14 Discrimination in price, services, or facilities

 
1 - 1 - 15 Discrimination in rebates, discounts, or advertising service charges; underselling in particular localities; penalties

 
1 - 1 - 16 Cooperative association; return of net earnings or surplus

 
1 - 1 - 17  Exemption of non-profit institutions from price discrimination provisions

 
1 - 1 - 18 Sale, etc., on agreement not to use goods of competitor

 
1 - 1 - 19 Suits by persons injured

 
1 - 1 - 20 Suits by United States; amount of recovery; prejudgment interest

 
1 - 1 - 21 Limitation of actions

 
1 - 1 - 22 Actions by State attorneys general

 
1 - 1 - 23  Measurement of damages

 
1 - 1 - 24 Distribution of damages

 
1 - 1 - 25 Actions by Attorney General

 
1 - 1 - 26 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 27 Applicability of parens patriae actions

 
1 - 1 - 28  Judgments

 
1 - 1 - 29 Antitrust laws not applicable to labor organizations

 
1 - 1 - 30 Acquisition by one corporation of stock of another

 
1 - 1 - 31  Premerger notification and waiting period

 
1 - 1 - 32  Interlocking directorates and officers

 
1 - 1 - 33 Enforcement provisions

 
1 - 1 - 34 Actions and proceedings pending prior to June 19, 1936; additional and continuing violations

 
1 - 1 - 35 District in which to sue corporation

 
1 - 1 - 36 Suits by United States; subpoenas for witnesses

 
1 - 1 - 37 Liability of directors and agents of corporation

 
1 - 1 - 38  Restraining violations; procedure

 
1 - 1 - 39  Injunctive relief for private parties; exception; costs

 
1 - 1 - 40  Restrictions on the purchase of gasohol and synthetic motor fuel

 
1 - 1 - 41 Application of antitrust laws to professional major league baseball

 
1 - 1 - 42 Effect of partial invalidity

 
1 - 1 - 43  Appeals

 
1 - 1 - 44 Definitions applicable to sections 34 to 36

 
1 - 1 - 45  Recovery of damages, etc., for antitrust violations from any local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity

 
1 - 1 - 46 Recovery of damages, etc., for antitrust violations on claim against person based on official action directed by local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity

 
1 - 1 - 47 Immunity from antitrust laws

 
1 - 1 - 48 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 49 Confirmation of antitrust status of graduate medical resident matching programs

 
1 - 1 - 50 Association of marine insurance companies; application of antitrust laws

 
Repealed. Aug. 23, 1935, Nov. 16, 1990,  Nov. 8, 1984,  Nov. 2, 2002, Oct. 15, 1970,
 
 
 
15 - 4 SECURITIES EXCHANGES (§§ 78a to 78qq)
1 - 1 - 1 Short title

 
1 - 1 - 2  Necessity for regulation

 
1 - 1 - 3  Definitions and application

 
1 - 1 - 4  Swap agreements

 
1 - 1 - 5 Securities-related derivatives

 
1 - 1 - 6 Clearing for security-based swaps

 
1 - 1 - 7  Security-based swap execution facilities

 
1 - 1 - 8  Segregation of assets held as collateral in security-based swap transactions

 
1 - 1 - 9 Securities and Exchange Commission

 
1 - 1 - 10  Delegation of functions by Commission

 
1 - 1 - 11  Transfer of functions with respect to assignment of personnel to chairman

 
1 - 1 - 12 Appearance and practice before the Commission

 
1 - 1 - 13 Additional duties of Inspector General

 
1 - 1 - 14 Deadline for completing enforcement investigations and compliance examinations and inspections

 
1 - 1 - 15  Report and certification of internal supervisory controls

 
1 - 1 - 16  Triennial report on personnel management

 
1 - 1 - 17 Annual financial controls audit

 
1 - 1 - 18 Report on oversight of national securities associations

 
1 - 1 - 19 Transactions on unregistered exchanges

 
1 - 1 - 20 National securities exchanges

 
1 - 1 - 21  Margin requirements

 
1 - 1 - 22 Restrictions on borrowing and lending by members, brokers, and dealers

 
1 - 1 - 23 Manipulation of security prices

 
1 - 1 - 24 Manipulative and deceptive devices

 
1 - 1 - 25 Audit requirements

 
1 - 1 - 26 Position limits and position accountability for security-based swaps and large trader reporting

 
1 - 1 - 27 Compensation committees

 
1 - 1 - 28 Recovery of erroneously awarded compensation policy

 
1 - 1 - 29  Trading by members of exchanges, brokers, and dealers

 
1 - 1 - 30 National market system for securities; securities information processors

 
1 - 1 - 31 Registration requirements for securities

 
1 - 1 - 32  Applications for unlisted trading privileges deemed filed under section 78l of this title

 
1 - 1 - 33 Periodical and other reports

 
1 - 1 - 34 Reporting and recordkeeping for certain security-based swaps

 
1 - 1 - 35 Reporting requirements regarding coal or other mine safety

 
1 - 1 - 36  Proxies

 
1 - 1 - 37  Shareholder approval of executive compensation

 
1 - 1 - 38 Corporate governance

 
1 - 1 - 39  Registration and regulation of brokers and dealers

 
1 - 1 - 40 Brokers deemed to be registered

 
1 - 1 - 41 Liabilities arising prior to amendment unaffected

 
1 - 1 - 42 Registered securities associations

 
1 - 1 - 43 Municipal securities

 
1 - 1 - 44 Commission Office of Municipal Securities

 
1 - 1 - 45 Government securities brokers and dealers

 
1 - 1 - 46 Securities analysts and research reports

 
1 - 1 - 47 Registration of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations

 
1 - 1 - 48 Universal ratings symbols

 
1 - 1 - 49 Study and rulemaking on assigned credit ratings

 
1 - 1 - 50 Registration and regulation of security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants

 
1 - 1 - 51 Credit risk retention

 
1 - 1 - 52 Directors, officers, and principal stockholders

 
1 - 1 - 53  Records and reports

 
1 - 1 - 54  National system for clearance and settlement of securities transactions

 
1 - 1 - 55 Automated quotation systems for penny stocks

 
1 - 1 - 56 Liability for misleading statements

 
1 - 1 - 57 Registration, responsibilities, and oversight of self-regulatory organizations

 
1 - 1 - 58 Liability of controlling persons and persons who aid and abet violations

 
1 - 1 - 59  Liability to contemporaneous traders for insider trading

 
1 - 1 - 60  Investigations and actions

 
1 - 1 - 61  Civil penalties for insider trading

 
1 - 1 - 62 Civil remedies in administrative proceedings

 
1 - 1 - 63  Cease-and-desist proceedings

 
1 - 1 - 64  Private securities litigation

 
1 - 1 - 65 Application of safe harbor for forward-looking statements

 
1 - 1 - 66 Securities whistleblower incentives and protection

 
1 - 1 - 67 Implementation and transition provisions for whistleblower protection

 
1 - 1 - 68 Hearings by Commission

 
1 - 1 - 69 Rules, regulations, and orders; annual reports

 
1 - 1 - 70 Public availability of information

 
1 - 1 - 71  Court review of orders and rules

 
1 - 1 - 72 Unlawful representations

 
1 - 1 - 73  Jurisdiction of offenses and suits

 
1 - 1 - 74 Special provision relating to statute of limitations on private causes of action

 
1 - 1 - 75  Effect on existing law

 
1 - 1 - 76 Validity of contracts

 
1 - 1 - 77 Foreign securities exchanges

 
1 - 1 - 78 Prohibited foreign trade practices by issuers

 
1 - 1 - 79 Prohibited foreign trade practices by domestic concerns

 
1 - 1 - 80  Prohibited foreign trade practices by persons other than issuers or domestic concerns

 
1 - 1 - 81  Transaction fees

 
1 - 1 - 82 Penalties

 
1 - 1 - 83 Separability

 
1 - 1 - 84 Effective date

 
1 - 1 - 85 Effective date of certain sections

 
1 - 1 - 86  Authorization of appropriations

 
1 - 1 - 87  Requirements for the EDGAR system

 
1 - 1 - 88 General exemptive authority

 
1 - 1 - 89 Tennessee Valley Authority

 
1 - 1 - 90 Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal Home Loan Banks

 
1 - 1 - 91  Investor Advisory Committee

 
1 - 1 - 92  Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee

 
Repealed & Omitted. Dec. 4, 1987,
 
 
 
 
 
 
15 - 10  CHINA TRADE (§§ 141 to 162)
1 - 1 - 1 Short title

 
1 - 1 - 2 Definitions

 
1 - 1 - 3 Registrar; designation; station; supervision by Secretary of Commerce

 
1 - 1 - 4 China trade corporations

 
1 - 1 - 5 Certificate of incorporation

 
1 - 1 - 6 Certificate of incorporation

 
1 - 1 - 7 General powers of corporation

 
1 - 1 - 8 Jurisdiction of suits by or against China Trade Act corporation

 
1 - 1 - 9 Stock; issuance at par value

 
1 - 1 - 10 Bylaws

 
1 - 1 - 11 Stockholders’ meetings

 
1 - 1 - 12 Directors

 
1 - 1 - 13 Reports; records for public inspection

 
1 - 1 - 14  Investigations by registrar; revocation of certificate of incorporation

 
1 - 1 - 15 Authority of registrar in obtaining evidence

 
1 - 1 - 16 Authority of registrar in obtaining evidence

 
1 - 1 - 17 Dissolution of corporation; trustees

 
1 - 1 - 18 Regulations and fees; disposition of fees and penalties

 
1 - 1 - 19 False or fraudulent statements prohibited; penalties

 
1 - 1 - 20 Unauthorized use of legend; penalty

 
1 - 1 - 21  Maintenance of agent for service

 
1 - 1 - 22  Alteration, amendment, or repeal

 
1 - 1 - 23 Creation of China corporations restricted

 
 
15 - 11 STATISTICAL AND COMMERCIAL INFORMATION (§§ 171 to 198)
1 - 1 - 1  Transfer of duties of Department of Labor; special investigations

 
1 - 1 - 2 Additional duties of Bureau

 
1 - 1 - 3 Collection of commercial statistics

 
1 - 1 - 4 Confidential nature of information furnished Bureau

 
1 - 1 - 5 Collection of statistics of foreign and interstate commerce and transportation

 
1 - 1 - 6 Statistics of manufactures

 
1 - 1 - 7 Report of statistics

 
1 - 1 - 8 Publication of commercial information

 
1 - 1 - 9 Discussions in commercial reports of partisan questions

 
1 - 1 - 10 Terms of measure, weight, and money in commercial reports

 
1 - 1 - 11 Payments for rent of offices in foreign countries

 
Repealed & Omitted. Oct. 22, 1968,  Oct. 15, 1962,  June 25, 1948,  Feb. 28, 1933, Aug. 13, 1946,  Sept. 6, 1966,
 
 
15 - 13 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY (§§ 271 to 285)
1 - 1 - 1 Findings and purposes

 
1 - 1 - 2  Establishment, functions, and activities

 
1 - 1 - 3 Technology services

 
1 - 1 - 4 Annual budget submission

 
1 - 1 - 5 Functions; for whom exercised

 
1 - 1 - 6  Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology

 
1 - 1 - 7 Director; powers and duties; report; compensation

 
1 - 1 - 8 Appointment of officers and employees

 
1 - 1 - 9 Service charges

 
1 - 1 - 10 Charges for activities performed for other agencies

 
1 - 1 - 11  Cost recovery authority

 
1 - 1 - 12  Ownership of facilities

 
1 - 1 - 13 Regulations

 
1 - 1 - 14 Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology

 
1 - 1 - 15 Working Capital Fund

 
1 - 1 - 16 Acquisition of land for field sites

 
1 - 1 - 17 Construction and improvement of buildings and facilities

 
1 - 1 - 18 Functions and activities

 
1 - 1 - 19 Fire Research Center

 
1 - 1 - 20  International activities

 
1 - 1 - 21 Education and outreach

 
1 - 1 - 22 Post-doctoral fellowship program

 
1 - 1 - 23 Teacher science and technology enhancement Institute program

 
1 - 1 - 24 Computer standards program

 
1 - 1 - 25 Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board

 
1 - 1 - 26 Enterprise integration initiative

 
1 - 1 - 27 Research program on security of computer systems

 
1 - 1 - 28  Reports to Congress

 
1 - 1 - 29  Studies by National Research Council

 
1 - 1 - 30  Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership

 
1 - 1 - 31 Competitive awards program

 
1 - 1 - 32 Assistance to State technology programs

 
1 - 1 - 33 Emergency communication and tracking technologies research initiative

 
1 - 1 - 34 Green manufacturing and construction

 
1 - 1 - 35 User fees

 
1 - 1 - 36 Notice to Congress

 
1 - 1 - 37 Appropriations; availability

 
1 - 1 - 38 Collaborative manufacturing research pilot grants

 
1 - 1 - 39 Network for Manufacturing Innovation

 
1 - 1 - 40 Absence of Director

 
1 - 1 - 41 Structural failures

 
1 - 1 - 42 Assessment of emerging technologies requiring research in metrology

 
Repealed & Omitted. Oct. 2, 1964, Aug. 9, 2007,  Jan. 6, 2017, Aug. 23, 1988, Sept. 6, 1966,  Sept. 2, 1958,
 
 
 
15 - 16 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (§§ 311 to 329)
1 - 1 - 1 Employees

 
1 - 1 - 2 Duties of Secretary of Commerce

 
1 - 1 - 3  Establishment of meteorological observation stations in the Arctic region

 
1 - 1 - 4 Institute for Aviation Weather Prediction

 
1 - 1 - 5 Authorized activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 
1 - 1 - 6 NIDIS program

 
1 - 1 - 7 Changes or assignment to duty

 
1 - 1 - 8 Appropriations and estimates

 
1 - 1 - 9 Weather signals on mail cars

 
1 - 1 - 10 Odd jobs for part-time employees

 
1 - 1 - 11 Authority for certain functions and activities

 
1 - 1 - 12 Maintenance of printing office in Washington, D.C.

 
1 - 1 - 13 Employees for conduct of meteorological investigations in Arctic region; appointment and compensation; extra compensation to other Government employees for taking observations

 
1 - 1 - 14  Transfer from other Government Departments of surplus equipment and supplies for Arctic stations

 
 Repealed & Omitted. Oct. 31, 1951, Oct. 25, 1951,