Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953 ...: Hearings ... on Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953 (Dept. of Agriculture) and S. Res. 100 - Disapproving Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953... May 12, 13, and 18, 1953. 83-1
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action activities Administration agencies appropriate approved Assistant Secretary authority believe Branch Bureau carry changes committee Commodity Congress Conservation continuing Corporation delegation Department Department of Agriculture direction Economics effective efficiency employees established executive Extension farm Farm Credit farmers Federal feel Forest functions give going Government grant groups head hearings Hoover Commission HOPE House important interested legislation levels limit Madam Chairman major Marketing matter ment objection Office operation opposed organization persons position possible practicable present President Production proposed provisions question reason recommendations record referred Reorganization Act Reorganization Plan representatives Research respect responsibility result Rural Secretary BENSON Secretary of Agriculture Senator DIRKSEN Senator DwORSHAK Senator HUMPHREY Senator MCCLELLAN Senator RUSSELL Senator SMITH Service specific statement submit Thank thing tion transferred United views vote
Page 158 - Sec. 2. Performance of functions of Secretary. The Secretary of the Interior may from time to time make such provisions as he shall deem appropriate authorizing the performance by any other officer, or by any agency or employee, of the Department of the Interior of any function of the Secretary, including any function transferred to the Secretary by the provisions of this reorganization plan.
Page 16 - The delivery to both Houses shall be on the same day and shall be made to each House while it is in session. The President, in his message transmitting a reorganization plan, shall specify with respect to each abolition of a function included in the plan...
Page 18 - A resolution with respect to a reorganization plan shall be referred to a committee (and all resolutions with respect to the same plan shall be referred to the same committee) by the President of the Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives, as the case may be.
Page 17 - Except as may be otherwise provided pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, the provisions of the reorganization plan shall take effect upon the expiration of the first period of sixty calendar days- of continuous session...
Page 11 - I have also found and hereby declare that it is necessary to include in the accompanying reorganization plan, by reason of reorganizations made thereby, provisions for the appointment and compensation of new officers specified in sections 2 and 3 of the plan.
Page 119 - The Moving Finger writes ; and, having writ, Moves on : nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
Page 16 - ... (4) to group, coordinate, and consolidate agencies and functions of the Government, as nearly as may be, according to major purposes; (5) to reduce the number of agencies by consolidating those having similar functions under a single head, and to abolish such agencies or functions thereof as may not be necessary for the efficient conduct of the Government; and (6) to eliminate overlapping and duplication of effort.
Page 12 - Welfare of any of the records, property, personnel and unexpended balances (available or to be made available) of appropriations, allocations, and other funds of the Department which relate to functions affected by this reorganization plan.