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Trade Expansion Act Advisory Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee). The Committee shall be composed of the Special Representative, who shall be its chairman, and the following other members. The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Defense, the Secre. tary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
(b) Each Secretary referred to in section 4(a) of this order may designate an official from his department, who is in status not below that of an Assistant Secretary of an executive or military department, to serve as a member of the Committee in lieu of the designating Secretary when the latter is un. able to attend any meeting of the Committee. In corresponding circumstances, the Special Representative may designate the Deputy Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, for a corresponding purpose. Except for his accountability to his designating authority, any pesron while so serving shall have in all respects the same status, as a member of the Committee, as do other members of the Committee.
(c) The Special Representative may from time to time designate any member of the Committee (including any person serving as a member of the Committee under the provisions of section 4(b) hereof) to act as chairman of the Committee when the Special Representative is unable to attend any meeting of the Committee.
(d) The Committee shall have the functions conferred by the Act upon the interagency organization referred to in section 242 of the Act and shall also perform such other functions as the President may from time to time direct.
(e) The recommendations made by the Committee under section 242(b) (1) of the Act, as approved or modified by the President, shall guide the administration of the trade agreements program.
(1) Before making recommendations to the President under section 242(b) (2) of the Act, the Committee shall, through the Special Representative, request the advice of the Adjustment Assistant Advisory Board, created by the provisions of section 361 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, concerning the feasibility of adjustment assistance to workers and firms.
(g) The functions conferred upon the President by the second sentence of section 242(c) of the Act, to the extent that they are in respect of procedures, are hereby delegated to the Committee.
SEC. 5. Tarif Commission. (a) The U.S. Tariff Commission is requested to determine the ad valorem equivalent, and, for this purpose, the authority conferred upon the President by the provisions of section 256(7) of the Act is hereby delegated to the Commission.
(b) Reports required to be made, and tran scripts of hearings and briefs required to be
furnished, by the Tariff Commission under the provisions of section 301(f) (1) of the Act (1) shall, in respect of investigations made by it under section 301(c)(1) of the Act, be transmitted by the Commission to the President through the Secretary of Commerce, and (2) shall, in respect of investigations made by it under section 301(c) (2) of the Act, be transmitted to the President through the Secretary of Labor.
(c) All other reports, findings, advice, hearing transcripts, briefs, and information which, under the terms of the Act, the Tariff Commission is required to furnish, report, or otherwise deliver to the President shall be transmitted to him through the Special Representative.
(d) Advice of the Tariff Commission under section 221(b) of the Act shall not be released or disclosed in any manner or to any extent not specifically authorized by the President or by the Special Representative.
SEC. 6. Secretary of the Treasury. There is hereby delegated to the Secretary of the Treasury the authority to issue regulations, conferred upon the President by the provisions of section 352(b) of the Act.
SEC. 7. Secretary of Commerce. The authority to certify, conferred upon the President by the provisions of section 302(c) of the Act, to the extent that such authority is in respect of firms, is hereby delegated to the Secretary of Commerce.
SEC. 8. Secretary of Labor. There are hereby delegated to the Secretary of Labor the authority to certify, conferred upon the President by the provisions of section 302(C) of the Act, to the extent that such authority is in respect of groups of workers, and the authority conferred upon the President by the provisions of section 302 (e) of the Act.
SEC. 9. Committees and task forces. TO perform assigned duties in connection with functions under the Act or this order and as may be permitted by law, the Special Representative may from time to time cause to be constituted appropriate committees or task forces made up in whole or in part of representatives or employees of interested agencies, of representatives of the committee established by the provisions of section 4 of this order, or of other persons. Assignments of personnel from agencies, in connection with the foregoing, and assignments of duties to them, shall be made with the consent of the respective heads of agencies concerned.
SEC. 10. Threat of impairment of national security. Executive Order No. 11051 of September 27, 1962, is hereby amended by striking from section 404(a) thereof the text "section 2 of the Act of July 1, 1954 (68 Stat. 360; 19 U.S.C. 1352a)” and inserting in lieu of the stricken text the following: "Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962”.
SEC. 11. Redelegation. Delegations of authority made by this order to the Special Representative, the Secretary of Commerce.
and the Secretary of Labor, and other assignments of authority made by this order to the Special Representative, shall be deemed to include the power of successive redelegation.
SEC. 12. References. Except as may for any reason be inappropriate, references in this order to any other Executive order or to the Act or to the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 or to any other statute, and references in this order or in any other Executive order to this order, shall be deemed to include references thereto, respectively, as amended from time to time.
SEC. 13. Prior bodies and orders. (a) The pending business, and the records and property of the Trade Policy Committee, Trade Agreements Committee, and the Committee for Peciprocity Information (now existing under orders referred to in section 13(b) below) shall be completed or transferred as
the Special Representative, consonant with law and with the provisions of this order, shall direct; and the said committees are abolished effective as of the 30th day following the date of this order.
(b) Subject to the foregoing provisions of this section, the following are hereby superseded and revoked:
(1) Executive Order No. 10082 of October 5, 1949.
(2) Executive Order No. 10170 of October 12, 1950.
(3) Executive Order No. 10401 of October 14, 1952.
(4) Executive Order No. 10741 of November 25, 1957.
JOHN F. KENNEDY. . THE WHITE HOUSE,
January 15, 1963.
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