31 U.S.C. § 304 United States Mint

LibraryUnited States Statutes
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Citation31 U.S.C. § 304

(a) The United States Mint is a bureau in the Department of the Treasury.


(1) The head of the Mint is the Director of the Mint. The Director is appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The term of the Director is 5 years. The President may remove the Director from office. On removal, the President shall send a message to the Senate giving the reasons for removal.

(2) The Director shall carry out duties and powers prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Revised Section</TD> <TD>Source (U.S. Code)</TD> <TD>Source (Statutes at Large)</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>304(a)</TD> <TD>31:251(1st sentence less words after 1st comma).</TD> <TD>R.S. §343(less 1st sentence words after 1st comma).</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>304(b)(1)</TD> <TD>31:251(2d sentence words before comma, last sentence).</TD> <TD/> </TR> <TR> <TD>304(b)(2)</TD> <TD>31:251(2d sentence words after comma).</TD> <TD/> </TR> </TABLE>

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