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and occupancy. (June 8, 1942, ch. 396, § 1, 56 Stat. 343; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title I, § 102, title II, § 224, 60 Stat. 814, 838.)

40 U.S.C., $ 175. House Office Building; control, supervision, and

care.

* * * The Architect of the Capitol shall submit

annually to Congress estimates in detail for all services, other than officers and privates of the Capitol police, and for all other expenses in connection with said (House) office building and necessary for its protection, care, and occupancy;

(Mar. 4, 1907, ch. 2918, § 1, 34 Stat. 1365; May 28, 1908, No. 30, 35 Stat. 578; Mar. 3, 1921, ch. 124, § 1, 41 Stat. 1291.)

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40 U.S.C., $ 355. Report to Congress; contents.

The Administrator of General Services and the Postmaster General shall submit to the Congress promptly after the convening of each new Congress, reports showing the location and the approximate accommodations of such public building projects throughout the United States, its Territories and possessions, as they shall find eligible to be constructed in accordance with applicable statutory provisions. Such reports shall indicate the limit of cost of each project when in excess of $200,000. When the estimated cost of a project does not exceed $200,000 the limit of cost shall be determined by the Administrator of General Services. The report herein provided for shall supersede the report required by sections 341, 342, 344, 345, 346, 347 of this title. (June 16, 1949, ch. 218, title IV, 8 409, 63 Stat. 200; June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 103, 63 Stat. 380.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS All functions of the Federal Works Agency and of all agencies thereof, together with all functions of the Federal Works Administrator, and all functions of the Commissioner of Public Buildings and the Public Buildings Administration were transferred to the Administrator of General Services by_section 103(a) of act June 30, 1949. The Federal Works Agency, the office of Federal Works Administrator, the office of Commissioner of Public Buildings, and the Public Buildings Administration were abolished by section 103(b) of that act.

40 U.S.C., $ 435. Reports to Congress on liquidation of rural rehabilita

tion projects. The Secretary of Agriculture shall transmit to the Congress semiannually a progress report with respect to the liquidation of Federal rural rehabilitation projects, under his supervision, showing by name and by States all dispositions of such projects, or parts thereof, together with the amounts of Federal funds expended in the process of liquidation, and any losses incurred in the use of such funds. (June 22, 1946, ch. 445, g 1, 60 Stat. 292.)

(See transfer of functions notation following 16 U.S.C., $ 570, on p. 16.)

40 U.S.C., § 484. Disposal of surplus property.

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(o) Quarterly report to Congress by Secretary of Health, Education,

and Welfare. The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall submit, during each calendar quarter, a report to the Senate (or to the Secretary of the Senate if the Senate is not in session) and to the House of Representatives (or to the Clerk of such House if it is not in session) showing the acquisition cost of all personal property donated under subsection (j) of this section and of all real property disposed of under subsection (k) during the preceding calendar quarter to, or for distribution to, educational or public health institutions in each State, Territory, and possession.

(June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title II, § 203, 63 Stat. 385; Aug. 10, 1949, ch. 412, § 12(a), 63 Stat. 591 ; Sept. 5, 1950, ch. 849, § 4, 64 Stat. 579; July 12, 1952, ch. 703, § (i), (j), 66 Stat. 593; Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 399, 67 Stat. 521; July 14, 1954, ch. 481, 68 Stat. 474; June 3, 1955, ch. 130, $S 1, 2(a), 3, 5, 6, 69 Stat. 83; Aug. 1, 1955, ch. 442, 69 Stat. 430; July 3, 1956, ch. 513, $$ 1-3, 70 Stat. 493, 494; Aug. 3, 1956, ch. 942, 70 Stat. 1020; July 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-486; 72 Stat. 288.

42 U.S.C., & 1407. Same; information; annual report.

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(b) Contents of annual report to Congress.

The annual report of the Housing and Home Finance Administrator to the President for submission to the Congress on the operations of the Housing and Home Finance Agency shall include a report on the operations and expenses of the Administration, including loans, contributions, and grants made or contracted for, low-rent housing and slum clearance projects undertaken, and the assets and liabilities of the Administration. Such report shall include operating statements of all projects under the jurisdiction of or receiving the assistance of the Administration, including summaries of the incomes of occupants, sizes of families, rentals, and other related information. (Sept. 1, 1937, ch. 896, § 7, 50 Stat. 891; 1947 Reorg. Plan No. 3, $$ 1, 4(a), 9, eff. July 27, 1947, 12 F.R. 4981, 61 Stat. 954; Aug. 2, 1954, ch. 649, title VIII, § 802(d), 68 Stat. 643.) 43 U.S.C., $ 1343. Annual report by Secretary to Congress.

As soon as practicable after the end of each fiscal year, the Secretary (of Interior) shall submit to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives a report detailing *** all moneys received and expended in connection with the administration of (outer continental shelf oil leases) * * * during the preceding fiscal year. (Aug. 7, 1953, ch. 345, $ 15, 67 Stat. 470.) 43 U.S.C., § 620d. Upper Colorado River Basin Fund.

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(g) Budget to be submitted to Congress.

Business-type budgets shall be submitted to the Congress annually for all operations financed by the Basin Fund. (Apr. 11, 1956, ch. 203, § 5, 70 Stat. 107.)

43 U.S.C., $ 620e. Cost allocation; Indian lands; report to Congress.

* * * On January 1 of each year the Secretary shall report to the Congress for the previous fiscal year, beginning with the fiscal year 1957, upon the status of the revenues from, and the cost of, constructing, operating, and maintaining the Colorado River storage project

and the participating projects. The Secretary's report shall be prepared to reflect accurately the Federal investment allocated at that time to power, to irrigation, and to other purposes, the progress of return and repayment thereon, and the estimated rate of progress, year by year, in accomplishing full repayment. (Apr. 11, 1956, ch. 203, § 6, 70 Stat. 109.)

B. REPORTS DISCRETIONARY

5 U.S.C., & 1010. Appointment of examiners; assignment, removal and

compensation; jurisdiction of Civil Service Commission. * * * For the purposes of this section (Appointment and removal of hearing examiners), the Civil Service Commission is authorized to make investigations, require reports by agencies, issue reports, including an annual report to the Congress, promulgate rules, appoint such advisory committees as may be deemed necessary, recommend legislation, subpena witnesses or records, and pay witness fees as established for the United States courts. (June 11, 1946, ch. 324, $ 11, 60 Stat. 244; Oct. 28, 1949, ch. 782, title XI, § 1106(a), 63 Stat. 972.)

5 U.S.C., § 2375. The duties of the [Advisory) Commission (on Inter

governmental Relations]. (For text see p. 4.)

10 U.S.C., $ 7624. Reports to Congress.

(b) The Secretary [of the Navy) shall report to Congress at each session all claims that have been paid under section 7622 of this title during the period covered by the report.

(c) During a war the Secretary may omit from a report under this section any information the disclosure of which he believes would prejudice the national security. (Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Štat. 473.) 15 U.S.C., § 46. Additional powers of commission.

The (Federal Trade] Commission shall also have power

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(h) Investigations of foreign trade conditions; reports.

To investigate from time to time, trade conditions in and with foreign countries where associations, combinations, or practices of manufacturers, merchants, or traders, or other conditions, may affect the foreign trade of the United States, and to report to Congress thereon, with such recommendations as it deems advisable. (Sept. 26, 1914, ch. 311, $ 6, 38 Stat. 721.)

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS All executive and administrative functions of the Federal Trade Commission were, with certain reservations, transferred to the Chairman of such Commission by 1950 Reorg. Plan No. 8, § 1, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3175, 64 Stat. 1264.

15 U.S.C., $ 1022. Economic Report of the President; coverage;

supplementary reports; reference to Congressional Joint Committee.

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(b) The President may transmit from time to time to the Congress reports supplementary to the Econonic Report, each of which shall include such supplementary or revised recommendations as he may deem necessary or desirable to achieve the policy declared in section 1021 of this title.

*** (Feb. 20, 1946, ch. 33, § 3, 60 Stat. 24; Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, title II, 8 226, 60 Stat. 838; June 18, 1956, ch. 399, § 1, 70 Stat. 287.) 16 U.S.C., § 665. Same; investigations as to effect of sewage, trade

wastes, etc.; reports. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to make such investigations as he may deem necessary to determine the effects of domestic sewage,

* and other polluting substances on wild life and to make reports to the Congress concerning such investigations and of recommendations for alleviating dangerous and undesirable effects of such pollution. (Mar. 10, 1934, ch. 55, $ 5,48 Stat. 402; Reorg. Plan. No. III, § 3, eff June 30, 1940, 5 F.R. 2108, 54 Stat. 1232; Aug. 14, 1946, ch. 965, 60 Stat. 1080.) 31 U.S.C., § 14. Transmittal of proposed supplemental or deficiency

appropriations by President. (a) The President from time to time may transmit to Congress such proposed supplemental or deficiency appropriations as in his judgment (1) are necessary on account of laws enacted after the transmission of the Budget, or (2) are otherwise in the public interest. He shall accompany such proposals with a statement of the reasons therefor, including the reasons for their omission from the Budget.

(b) Whenever such proposed supplemental or deficiency appropriations reach an aggregate which, if they had been contained in the Budget, would have required the President to make a recommendation under subsection (a) of section 13 of this title, he shall thereupon make such recommendation. (June 10, 1921, ch. 18, title II, § 203, 42 Stat. 21; Sept. 12, 1950, ch. 946, title I, pt. I, § 102(b), 64 Stat. 833.) 36 U.S.C., § 18b. Reports; historical material.

The Society [Daughters of the American Revolution) shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings, and said Secretary shall communicate to Congress such portion thereof as he may deem of national interest and importance. The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said national society to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum, at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe. (Feb. 20, 1896, ch. 23, $ 3, 29 Stat. 9.)

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36 U.S.C., § 20. Corporation created; purposes; right to hold prop

erty; constitution, by-laws, and seal; principal office; reports;

historical material. * * * Said (American Historical) association shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings and the condition of historical study in America. Said Secretary shall communicate to Congress the whole of such reports, or such portion thereof as he shall see fit. The Regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said association to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum; at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe. (Jan. 4, 1889, ch. 20, 25 Stat. 640; July 3, 1957, Pub. L. 85–83, § 1, 71 Stat. 276.)

36 U.S.C., § 139b. Reports; historical material.

Said organization [the National Yeomen) shall report annually to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution concerning its proceedings, and said Secretary shall communicate to Congress such portions thereof as he may deem of national interest and importance. The regents of the Smithsonian Institution are authorized to permit said national organization to deposit its collections, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, and other material for history in the Smithsonian Institution or in the National Museum, at their discretion, upon such conditions and under such rules as they shall prescribe. (June 15, 1936, ch. 546, 83, 49 Stat. 1506.)

48 U.S.C., $ 487. Investigations of projects for conservation, develop

ment, and utilization of water resources; reports. For the purpose of encouraging and promoting the development of Alaska, the Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary'') is authorized to make investigations of projects for the conservation, development, and utilization of the water resources of Alaska and to report thereon, with appropriate recommendations, from time to time, to the President and to the Corgress. (Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 682, § 1, 69 Stat. 618.)

5 U.S.C., § 1163. Reports to Congress.

The Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, and the Chairman of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall submit to the Congress, not later than December 31 of each year, a report setting forth the number of positions established pursuant to section 1161 [establishment of headquarters and research stations of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) in the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and the headquarters and research stations of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics during that calendar year,

In any instance where the Secretary or Chairman, respectively, may consider full report on these items detri

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