President's Plan for Reorganization of Executive Departments: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth Congress, Second Session, on S. Con. Res. 64, 65, and 66, Concurrent Resolutions Disapproving Reorganization Plans, 1, 2, and 3. June 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, and 27, 1946
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946 - Administrative agencies - 471 pages
Considers (79) S. Con. Res. 64, (79) S. Con. Res. 65, (79) S. Con. Res. 66.
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Page 115 - Government to the fullest extent practicable [within the revenues] ; (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 9 - Islands, together with the personnel, records, property, and funds of the office of the United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands are transferred from the Secretary of the Interior to the said United States High Commissioner to the Philippine Islands.
Page 1 - To the Congress of the United States: I transmit herewith Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1946, prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1945. The plan contains reorganizations affecting a number of departments and establishments.
Page 20 - USC § 353 note). (b) The functions relating to the award of numbers to undocumented vessels vested by law in the Collectors of Customs are hereby transferred to the Commandant of the Coast Guard.
Page 113 - Act shall remain in force during the continuance of the present war and for six months after the termination of the war by the proclamation of the treaty of peace, or at such earlier time as the President may designate...
Page 15 - All are concerned with improving and simplifying particular phases of Government administration. Each proposal is explained in more detail under the appropriate heading below. I have found, after investigation, that each reorganization contained in the plan is necessary to accomplish one or more of the purposes set forth in section 2 (a) of the Reorganization Act of 1945. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY The functions of the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation...
Page 151 - Congress cannot delegate legislative power to the President to exercise an unfettered discretion to make whatever laws he thinks may be needed or advisable for the rehabilitation and expansion of trade or industry.
Page 118 - ... continuing any function beyond the period authorized by law for its exercise, or beyond the time when it would have terminated if the reorganization had not been made...
Page 143 - Compensation Commission, and to be composed of three commissioners appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, one of whom shall be designated by the President as chairman.
Page 14 - Census, with respect to vital statistics (including statistics on births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and annulments), are transferred to the Federal Security Administrator and shall be performed under his direction and control by the United States Public Health Service or by such officers and employees "of the Federal Security Agency as the Administrator shall designate. SEC. 3. United States Employees' Compensation Commission. — The functions of the United States Employees...