Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Reorganization of the Committee...83d Congress, 1st Session on Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1953. May 12, 13, and 18, 1953
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953 - 211 pages
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Page 156 - 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 15 - 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 17 - 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 10 - 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 16 - 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 17 - House) at any time, in the same manner and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of such House. SEC. 202. As used in this title, the term "resolution...
Page 16 - Congress, following the date on which the plnn is transmitted to it: but only if, between the date of transmittal and the expiration of such sixty-day period there has not been passed by either of the two Houses, by the affirmative vote of a majority of the authorized membership of that House, a resolution stating in substance that that House does not favor the reorganization plan.
Page 11 - The Secretary of Agriculture 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 Agriculture of any function of the Secretary, including any function transferred to the Secretary by the provisions of this reorganization plan.
Page 201 - 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.
Page 16 - For the purposes of subsection (a) — (1) continuity of session shall be considered as broken only by an adjournment of the Congress sine die ; but (2) in the computation of the sixty-day period there shall be excluded the days on which either House is not in session because of an adjournment of more than three days...