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F. Amending Federal Reports Act provisions of title 44, U.S.

Code--GAO and information for independent regulatory
agencies (sec. 409 of Trans-Alaska Pipeline Act, Novem-

ber 16, 1973).
G. To discontinue or modify certain reporting requirements of

law (January 2, 1975)
H. To amend title 44, United States Code, to redesignate the

National Historical Publications Commission as the
National Historical Publications and Records Commis-

sion (December 22, 1974) -
XI. Intergovernmental Relations Statutes--

Ă. An act to establish an Advisory Commission on Intergovern

mental Relations (September 24, 1959) -
B. An act to amend the act establishing the Advisory Com-

mission on Intergovernmental Relations (November 2,

1966)--
C. The Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of 1968 (October

16, 1968).
D. An Act to authorize the execution of agreements between

agencies of the United States and other agencies and
instrumentalities for mutual aid in fire protection, and for

other purposes (May 27, 1955)

E. Joint Funding Simplification Act of 1974 (December 5, 1974) XII. Presidential Transition Statutes

A. To promote the orderly transfer of the executive power in

connection with the expiration of the term of office of a
President and the inauguration of a new President

(March 7, 1964)--
XIII. Public Information Availability and Privacy Statutes -

A. To amend R.S. 161, with respect to the authority of Federal

officers and agencies to withhold information and limit

the availability of records (August 12, 1958)
B. To amend section 3 of the Administrative Procedure Act,

chapter 324 of the Act of June 11, 1946 (60 Stat. 238) to
clarify and protect the right of the public to information,
and for other purposes (Freedom of Information Act)

(Public Law 89-487; July 4, 1966) -
C. To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code, to

codify the provisions of Public Law 89-487 (Freedom of

Information Act) (June 5, 1967).
D. To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code, known

as the Freedom of Information Act (November 21, 1974)

E. Privacy Act of 1974 (December 31, 1974) XIV. Reorganization Acts and amendments ...

A. Reorganization Act of 1939 (Government agencies) (April 3,

1939) --
B. Reorganization Act of 1945 (December 20, 1945)
C. Reorganization Act of 1949 (June 20, 1949)
D. To amend the Reorganization Act of 1949 so that such Act

will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the
Congress at any time before April 1, 1955 (February 11,

1953)-
E. To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as

amended, so that such Act will apply to reorganization
plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before

June 1, 1957 (March 25, 1955)
F. To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as

amended, so that such Act will apply to reorganization
plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before

June 1, 1959 (September 4, 1957) -
G. To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as

amended, so that such Act will apply to reorganization
plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before

June 1, 1963 (April 7, 1961).
H. To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as

amended, so that such Act will apply to reorganization
plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before
June 1, 1965 (July 2, 1964)-

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1. To further amend the Reorganization Act of 1949, as

amended, so that such Act will apply to reorganization
plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before

December 31, 1968 (June 18, 1965) --
J. To amend chapter 9 of title 5, United States Code, so that

it will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the
Congress at any time before April 1, 1971 (March 27,

1969).
K. To extend the period within which the President may

transmit to Congress plans for the reorganization of
agencies of the executive branch of the Government

(December 10, 1971)---
L. To amend Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1973, and

for other purposes (March 16, 1974). XV. Travel Expense Act of 1949 and amendments

A. Travel Expense Act of 1949 (June 9, 1949).
B. To amend section 3 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949

(April 26, 1950)
C. To amend section 3 of the Travel Expense Act of 1949, as

amended, to provide increased maximum per diem allow-
ance for subsistence and travel expenses, and for other pur-

poses (July 28, 1955) -.-
D. To increase the maximum rates of per diem allowance for

employees of the Government traveling on official busi

ness, and for other purposes (August 14, 1961) --
E. To increase the maximum rate of per diem allowance for

employees of the Government traveling on official

business, and for other purposes (November 10, 1969) -XVI. Wagner-O'Day Act and Amendments.

A. Wagner-O'Day Act-Procurement of Commodities Pro

duced by Blind and Handicapped Individuals (June 23,

1971) -
B. Wagner-O'Day Authorization for 1975 (July 25, 1974)
C. To increase Wagner-O'Day Authorization for 1974 (July

30, 1973).

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APPENDIXES
A. The Antideficiency Act (3 U.S.C. 655)—text of the section as it appears

in 31 U.S.C.A. 655, as of January 1, 1974.
B. Government Corporation Control Act, as amended-text of pages A-49

through A-61 of “Legislation Relating to Functions and jurisdiction

of the General Accounting Office” (January 1973) -C. Transfer of Surplus Real Property to Secretary of Housing and Urban

Development-text of 40 U.S.C. 484b (section 414 of Public Law

91-152, as amended by section 919 of Public Law 91-609) -D. Section 11 of Public Law 93-423 (Economic Development Act amend

ments). Transfer of Federal excess personal property by Federal

cochairmen of regional commissions (September 27, 1974) E. Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended

text of pages 1-0-1 through 1-F-5 of “Basic Laws and Authority of

the General Services Administration” (revised July 1, 1972)
F. Federal Records Act of 1950 (September 5, 1950)
G. Legislative Reorganization Act:

1. Excerpts from the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946....
2. Legislative Reorganization Act of 1970 (P.L. 91-510) (October

26, 1970)--
3. To amend section 136 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of

1946 to correct an omission in existing law with respect to the
entitlement of the committees of the House of Representatives
to the use of certain currencies.

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I. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES ACT OF 1946 AND

AMENDMENTS AND RELATED STATUTES

A. The Administrative Expenses Act of 1946

(60 Stat. 806) This act was the result of the enactment of H.R. 6533, 79th Congress. It was approved on August 2, 1946, as Public Law 600, 79th Congress. The text of this public law appears in volume 60, Statues at Large, pages 806–811. Its provisions are codified as 5 U.S.C. 302, 503(b) (2), 3109(b), 5701 et seq., 5731 et seq., 7903.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF PUBLIC LAW 600, 79TH CONGRESS

1. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD REFERENCES TO DEBATES, ETC.

(Page citations are to vol. 92, Congressional Record) H. R. 6533: To authorize certain administrative expenses in the Government service, and for other purposes. Mr. Manasco;

Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, 5562. Reported back (H. Rept. 2186), 5955. Amended and passed House, 6166. Referred to the Senate Committee on Expenditures, 6194. Reported with amendments ($. Rept. 1636), 8092. Amended and passed Senate, 9190. House concurs in Senate amendment, 10186. Examined and signed, 10440, 10495. Presented to the President, 10496. Approved (Public Law 600), 10744.

2. SERIAL NUMBERS TO BOUND VOLUMES OF CONGRESSIONAL REPORTS RE

LATING TO PUBLIO LAW 600, 79TH CONGRESS

House Report 2186,79th Congress, 11205.
Senate Report 1636, 79th Congress, 11017.

3. CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS RELATING TO PUBLIC LAW 600, 79TH CONGRESS

(None found.)

AN ACT To authorize certain administrative expenses in the Government service, and for

other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) under such regulations as the President may prescribe, any civilian officer or employee of the Government who, in the interest of the Government, is transferred from one official station to another, including transfer from one department to another, for permanent duty, shall, except as otherwise provided herein, when authorized, in the order directing the travel, by such subordinate official or officials of the department concerned as the head thereof may designate for the purpose, be allowed and paid from Government funds the expenses of travel of himself and the expenses of transportation of his immediate family (or a commutation thereof in accordance with the Act of February 14, 1931) and the expenses of transportation, packing, crating, temporary storage, drayage, and unpacking of his household goods and personal effects (not to exceed seven thousand pounds if uncrated or eight thousand seven hundred and fifty pounds if crated or the equivalent thereof when transportation charges are based on cubic measurement): Provided, That advances of funds may be made to the officer or employee in accordance with said regulations under the same safeguards as are required under the Subsistence Expense Act of 1926 (5 U. S. C. 828): Provided further. That the allowances herein authorized shall not be applicable to civilian employees of the War Department and their dependents when transferred under the provisions of section 3 of the Act of June 5, 1942 (50 U. S. C. 763), nor to officers and employees of the Foreign Service, Department of State: Provided further, That no part of such expenses (including those of officers and employees of the Foreign Service, Department of State) shall be allowed or paid from Government funds where the transfer is made primarily for the convenience or benefit of the officer or employee or at his request: Provided further, That in case of transfer from one department to another such expenses shall be payable from the funds of the department to which the officer or employee is transferred.

(b) In lieu of the payment of actual expenses of transportation, packing, crating, temporary storage, dravage, and unpacking of household goods and personal effects, in the case of such transfers between points in continental United States, reimbursement shall be made to the officer or employee on a commuted basis (not to exceed the amount which would be allowable for the authorized weight allowance) at such rates per one hundred pounds as may be fixed by zones in regulations prescribed by the President.

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