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Public Law 966, 84th Cong., Aug. 3, 1956, 70 Stat. 990

AN ACT To provide for the appointment of a Federal Highway Administrator in

the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes

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Sec. 2

The term “Commissioner of Public Roads”, as used in all laws, orders, and regulations, shall be deemed to mean “Federal Highway Administrator" on and after the date of enactment of this Act.


ACT OF 1964

Public Law 88–426, 88th Cong., Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 400

AN ACT To adjust the rates of basic compensation of certain officers and em

ployees in the Federal Government, and for other purposes.



SEC. 301. This title may be cited as the “Federal Executive Salary Act of 1964". SEC. 302. There is hereby established for offices and positions to which section 303 of this title applies a basic compensation schedule, to be known as the "Federal Executive Salary Schedule", which shall be divided into five salary levels.


Sec. 303. (e) Level V of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule shall apply to the following offices and positions, for which the annual rate of basic compensation shall be $26,000 :

(76) Federal Highway Administrator, Department of Commerce.

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Sec. 309. Each office or position in the executive branch specifically referred to in, or covered by, any conforming change in law made by section 305 of this Act, or any other office or position in the executive branch for which the annual salary is established pursuant to special provision of law enacted prior to the date of enactment of this Act, at a figure of $18,500 or above, which is not placed in a level of the Federal Executive Salary Schedule pursuant to section 303 of this Act, shall be paid basic compensation at a rate which is equal to the salary rate of a grade and step of the General Schedule of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended. All actions taken under this section shall be reported to the United States Civil Service Commission and published in the Federal Register, except when it is determined by the President that such report and publication would be contrary to the interest of national security.


14 F.R. 5228, 63 Stat. 1070 Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, June 20, 1949, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1919, approved June 20, 1949 ( sections 133z to 1332–15 of this title).

Sec. 1. Transfer of Public Roads Administration

The Public Roads Administration, together with its functions, including the functions of the Commissioner of Public Roads, is hereby transferred to the Department of Commerce and shall be administered by the Commissioner of Public Roads subject to the direction and control of the Secretary of Commerce. Sec. 2. Transfer of certain functions of Federal Works Adminis

trator All functions of the Federal Works Administrator with respect to the agency and functions transferred by the provisions of section 1 hereof are hereby transferred to the Secretary of Commerce and shall be performed by the Secretary or, subject to his direction and control, by such officers, employees, and agencies of the Department of Commerce as the Secretary shall designate. Sec. 3. Records, property, personnel, and funds

There are hereby transferred to the Department of Commerce, to be used, employed, and expended in connection with the functions transferred by the provisions of this reorganization plan, the records and property now being used or held in connection with such functions, the personnel employed in connection with such functions, together with the Commissioner of Public Roads, and the unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds available or to be made available for use in connection with such functions. Such further measures and dispositions as the Director of the Bureau of the Budget shall determine to be necessary in order to effectuate the transfers provided for in this section shall be carried out in such manner as the Director shall direct and by such agencies as he shall designate. Sec. 4. Effect of reorganization plan

The provisions of this reorganization plan shall become effective notwithstanding the status of the Public Roads Administration within the Federal Works Agency or within any other agency immediately prior to the effective date of this reorganization plan (as amended June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 103, 63 Stat. 380. See section 630b of this title).

1 Federal Register, 29 F.R. 12788, Sept. 10, 1964.


Public Law 86-660, 86th Cong., July 14, 1960, 74 Stat. 526 AN ACT To provide for a register in the Department of Commerce in which

shall be listed the names of certain persons who have had their motor vehicle operators licenses revoked.

That the Secretary of Commerce shall establish and maintain a register containing the name of each individual reported to him by a State, or political subdivision thereof, as an individual with respect to whom such State or political subdivision has terminated or temporarily withdrawn an individual's license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle because of (1) driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, or (2) conviction of a violation of a statute of a State, or ordinance of any political subdivision thereof, which resulted in the death of any person. Such register shall contain such other information as the Secretary may deem appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Act."

SEC. 2. The Secretary shall, at the request of any State, or political subdivision thereof, furnish such information as may be contained in the register established under section 1 with respect to any individual applicant for a motor vehicle operator's license or permit in such State or political subdivision.

SEC. 3. The term “State” includes each of the several States, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the Canal Zone.


Public Law 88–352, 88th Cong., July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 241

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SEC. 601. No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

SEC. 602. Each Federal department and agency which is empowered to extend Federal financial assistance to any program or activity, by way of grant, loan, or contract other than a contract of insurance or guaranty, is authorized and directed to effectuate the provisions of section 601 with respect to such program or activity by issuing rules, regulations, or orders of general applicability which shall be consistent with achievement of the objectives of the statute authorizing the financial assistance in connection with which the action is taken. No such rule, regulation, or order shall become effective unless and until approved by the President. Compliance with any requirement adopted pursuant to this section may be effected (1) by the termination of or refusal to grant or to continue assistance under such program or activity to any recipient as to whom there has been an express finding on the record, after opportunity for hearing, of a failure to comply with such requirement, but such termination or refusal shall be limited to the particular political entity, or part thereof, or other recipient as to whom such a finding has been made and, shall be limited in its effect to the particular program, or part thereof, in which such noncompliance has been so found, or (2) by any other means authorized by law: Provided, however, That no such action shall be taken until the department or agency concerned has advised the appropriate person or persons of the failure to comply with the requirement and has determined that compliance cannot be secured by voluntary means. In the case of any action terminating, or refusing to grant or continue, assistance because of failure to comply with a requirement imposed pursuant to this section, the head of the Federal department or agency shall file with the committees of the House and Senate having legislative jurisdiction over the program or activity involved a full written report of the circumstances and the grounds for such action. No such action shall become effective until thirty days have elapsed after the filing of such report.

SEC. 603. Any department or agency action taken pursuant to section 602 shall be subject to such judicial review as may otherwise be provided by law for similar action taken by such department or agency on other grounds. In the case of

1 Amended by P.L. 87–359, Oct. 4, 1961 (75 Stat. 779).

action, not otherwise subject to judicial review, terminating or refusing to grant or to continue financial assistance upon a finding of failure to comply with any requirement imposed pursuant to section 602, any person aggrieved (including any State or political subdivision thereof and any agency of either) may obtain judicial review of such action in accordance with section 10 of the Administrative Procedure Act, and such action shall not be deemed committed to unreviewable agency discretion within the meaning of that section.

SEC. 604. Nothing contained in this title shall be construed to authorize action under this title by any department or agency with respect to any employment practice of any employer, employment agency, or labor organization except where a primary objective of the Federal financial assistance is to provide employment.

SEC. 605. Nothing in this title shall add to or detract from any existing authority with respect to any program or activity under which Federal financial assistance is extended by way of a contract of insurance or guaranty.



15 C. F. R., Subtitle A, Pt. 8

Subtitle A of Title 15 CFR is hereby amended by adding the following new Part 8.




Sec. 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6

Application of this part.
Discrimination prohibited.
Nondiscrimination clause.
Applicability of the regulations to Department programs.


8.7 Cooperation; compliance reports and reviews; access to records.
8.8 Complaints.
8.9 Intimidatory or retaliatory acts prohibited.
8.10 Investigations.
8.11 Procedures for effecting compliance.
8.12 Hearings.
8.13 Decisions and notices.
8.14 Judicial review.
8.15 Effect on other laws; supplementary instructions; coordination.

AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 8 are issued under sec. 602, 78 Stat. 252 (Civil Rights Act of 1964).





Sec. 8.1. Purpose

The purpose of this part is to effectuate the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (hereafter referred to as the “Act") to the end that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program receiving Federal financial assistance from the Department of Commerce.

1 Published in the Federal Register, 30 F.R. 305, Jan. 9, 1965, as corrected, 30 F.R. 616. Jan. 19, 1965.

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