(a) The Statistics Division shall consist of at least the following four units: (1) Statistical Planning and Coordination; (2) Population and Social Statistics; (3) Economic Statistics; and (4) Statistical Data and Information Management. The duties and responsibilities of each unit shall be as specified by the Chief of Statistics.
(b) The Statistics Division shall be headed by a Chief of Statistics, appointed by the Director of the Department of Commerce. The Chief shall perform such duties as may be imposed upon him by law, regulations, or directives of the Director of the Department of Commerce.
(c) In addition to such staff as may be required to assist the Statistics Division in performing duties mandated by this Act, and subject to budgetary appropriation, the Department of Commerce may obtain technical advisory services from statisticians, survey specialist and/or computer experts, and employ, as needed, enumerators and interviewers on a part-or full-time basis.History: 2004, PL 28-26.