(a) Establishment and alteration
The President shall establish convenient internal revenue districts for the purpose of administering the internal revenue laws. The President may from time to time alter such districts.
For the purpose mentioned in subsection (a), the President may subdivide any State, or the District of Columbia, or may unite into one district two or more States.
(Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 904; Pub. L. 86–70, §22(e), June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 146; Pub. L. 94–455, title XIX, §1906(a)(53), Oct. 4, 1976, 90 Stat. 1832.)
1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–455 struck out “Territory” after “any State” and “or a Territory and one or more States” after “two or more States”.
1959—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–70 substituted “may unite into one district two or more States or a Territory and one or more States” for “may unite two or more States or Territories into one district”.
Effective Date of 1959 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 86–70 effective Jan. 3, 1959, see section 22(i) of Pub. L. 86–70, set out as a note under section 3121 of this title.
Delegation of Functions
For delegation to Secretary of the Treasury of authority vested in President by this section, see section 1(g) of Ex. Ord. No. 10289, Sept. 17, 19 , 16 F.R. 9499, as amended, set out as a note under section 301 of Title 3, The President.