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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 330 , 331-JULY 25, 1947 of meeting and staff assistance to the Board. The staff shall be respon- sible to the Secretary, who shall prescribe its relations to the Board and the committees of the Board. The Secretary may establish from time to time, upon recommendation of the Board, advisory committees of United States citizens who are recognized experts in their respective fields to assist in the solution of special problems arising under this Act. SEC. 5 . For the guidance of the Federal Government, the Secretary shall promulgate in the name of the Board, from time to time and in such form as will carry out the purposes of this Act, decisions with respect to geographic names and principles of geographic nomencla- ture and orthography. The Secretary shall also furnish such addi- tional information with respect to geographic names as will assist in carrying out the purposes of this Act. SEC. 6 . With respect to geographic names the pertinent decisions and principles issued by the Secretary shall be standard for all mate- rial published by the Federal Government. The United States Board on Geographical Names in the Department of the Interior created by Executive order, is hereby abolished, and the duties of said Board are transferred to the Board herein created, and all departments, bureaus, and agencies of the Federal Government shall refer all geo- graphic names and problems to the said Board for the purpose of eliminating duplication of work, personnel, and authority. SEC. 7 . Nothing in this Act shall be construed as applying to the naming of the offices or establishments of any Federal agency. SEC. 8 . There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. Approved July 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 331] AN ACT To amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and publish statistics of cottonseed and cottonseed products, and for other purposes", approved August 7, 1916. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Director of the Census to collect and publish statistics of cottonseed and cottonseed products, and for other pur- poses", approved August 7, 1916 (39 Stat. 436; U. S. C ., title 13, sees. 81 to 84, inclusive), is amended to read as follows: "That (a) the Director of the Census is authorized and directed to collect, collate, and publish monthly statistics concerning- "(1) the quantities of (A) cottonseed, soybeans, peanuts, flax- seed, corn germs, copra, sesame seed, babassu nuts and kernels, and other oilseeds, nuts, and kernels received, crushed, and on hand at oil mills; (B) crude and refined oils, cakes, and meals, and other primary products, by type or kind, of the above-mentioned seeds, nuts, and kernels manufactured, shipped out, and on hand at oil mills and processing establishments; (C) crude and refined vege- table oils, by type or kind, used by class of product and held by manufacturers of vegetable shortening, margarine, soap, and other principal products using large quantities of vegetable oils; (D) crude and refined vegetable oils, by type or kind, held in ware- houses and in transit to consuming establishments; "(2) the quantities, by types or kinds, of (A) animal fats and oils and greases produced; (B) animal fats and oils and greases shipped and held by producers; (C) animal fats and oils and greases, fish and marine mammal oils used by class of product 457 Advisory commit- tees. Promulgation of de- cisions, etc. Standard for Fed- eral Government. Abolition of Board, etc. Naming of offices, etc. Appropriations au- thorized. Post, p. 461. July 25, 1947 [S. 1497] [Public Law 2431 Statistics of cotton- seed and cottonseed products. Collection and pub- lication.