The Bureau is continued as an agency within, and under the jurisdiction of, the Department of Commerce.

Terms Used In 13 USC 2

  • Bureau: means the Bureau of the Census. See 13 USC 1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.