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§ 13. —  Rooms for Currency Bureau.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 12USC13]

                       TITLE 12--BANKS AND BANKING
Sec. 13. Rooms for Currency Bureau

    There shall be assigned, from time to time, to the Comptroller of 
the Currency, by the Secretary of the Treasury, suitable rooms in the 
Treasury Building for conducting the business of the Currency Bureau, 
containing safe and secure fireproof vaults, in which the Comptroller 
shall deposit and safely keep all the plates not necessarily in the 
possession of engravers or printers, and other valuable things belonging 
to his department; and the Comptroller shall from time to time furnish 
the necessary furniture, stationery, fuel, lights, and other proper 
conveniences for the transaction of the business of his office.

(R.S. Sec. 331.)

                       References in Text

    The bureau, referred to in text, is known as the Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency.


    R.S. Sec. 331 derived from act June 3, 1864, ch. 106, Sec. 3, 13 
Stat. 100, which was the National Bank Act. See section 38 of this 

                  Exception as to Transfer of Functions

    Functions vested by any provision of law in Comptroller of the 
Currency, referred to in this section, not included in transfer of 
functions to Secretary of the Treasury, see note set out under section 1 
of this title.

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