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estimate the effects of attack on assigned resources and to collaborate with and provide data to the Office of Emergency Preparedness, the Department of Defense, and other agencies, as appropriate, in verifying and updating estimates of resource status through exchanges of data and mutual assistance, and provide for the detection, identification, monitoring and reporting of such warfare effects at selected facilities under his operation or control.

(3) Salvage and rehabilitation. Develop plans for salvage, decontamination, and rehabilitation of facilities involving resources under his jurisdiction.

(4) Shelter. In conformity with national shelter policy, where authorized to engage in building construction, plan, design, and construct such buildings to protect the public to the maximum extent feasible against the hazards that could result from an attack upon the United States with nuclear weapons; and where empowered to extend Federal financial assistance, encourage recipients of such financial assistance to use standards for planning design and construction which will maximize protection for the public.

SEC. 3003 Critical skills and occupations. (a) The Secretaries of Defense, Commerce, and Labor shall carry out the mandate of the National Security Council, dated February 15, 1968, to "maintain a continuing surveillance over the Nation's manpower needs and identify any particular occupation or skill that may warrant qualifying for deferment on a uniform national basis." In addition, the Secretaries of Defense, Commerce, Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare shall carry out the mandate of the National Security Council to "maintain a continuing surveillance over the Nation's manpower and education needs to identify any area of graduate study that may warrant qualifying for deferment in the national interest." In carrying out these functions, the Secretaries concerned shall consult with the National Science Foundation with respect to scientific manpower requirements.

(b) The Secretaries of Commerce and Labor shall maintain and issue, as necessary, lists of all essential activities and critical occupations that may be required for emergency preparedness purposes.

SEC. 3004 Research. Within the framework of research policies and objectives established by the Office of Emergency Preparedness, the head of each department and agency shall supervise or conduct research in areas directly concerned with carrying out emergency preparedness responsibilities, designate representatives for necessary ad hoc or task force groups, and provide advice, and assistance to other agencies in planning for research in areas involving each agency's interest.

Sec. 3005 Stockpiles. The head of each department and agency, with appropriate emergency responsibilities, shall assist the Office of Emergency Preparedness in formulating and carrying out plans for stockpiling of strategic and critical materials, and survival items.

Sec. 3006 Direct Economic Controls. The head of each department and agency shall cooperate with the Office of Emergency Preparedness and the Federal financial agencies in the development of emergency preparedness measures involving emergency financial and credit measures, as well as price, rent, wage and salary stabilization, and consumer rationing programs.

SEC. 3007 Financial Aid. The head of each department and agency shall develop plans and procedures in cooperation with the Federal financial agencies for financial and credit assistance to those segments of the private sector for which he is responsible in the event such assistance is needed under emergency conditions.

SEC. 3008 Functional Guidance. The head of each department and agency in carrying out the functions assigned to him by this order, shall be guided by the following:

(1) National program guidance. In consonance with the national preparedness, security, and mobilization readiness plans, programs, and operations of the Office of Emergency Preparedness under Executive Order No. 11051 (set out as a note under section 2271 of this Appendix), and with the national civil defense plans, programs, and operations of the Department of Defense, technical guidance shall be provided to State and local governments and instrumentalities thereof, to the end that all planning concerned with the functions assigned herein will be effectively coordinated. Relations with the appropriate seg

ment of the private sector shall be maintained to foster mutual understanding of Federal emergency plans.

(2) Interagency coordination. Emergency preparedness functions shall be coordinated by the head of the department or agency having primary responsibility with all other departments and agencies having supporting functions related thereto.

(3) Emergency preparedness. Emergency plans, programs, and an appropriate state of readiness, including organizational readiness, shall be developed as an integral part of the continuing activities of each department or agency on the basis that that department or agency will have the responsibility for carrying out such plans and programs during an emergency. The head of each department or agency shall be prepared to implement all appropriate plans developed under this order. Modifications and temporary organizational changes, based on emergency conditions, shall be in accordance with policy determinations by the President.

(4) Professional liaison. Mutual understanding and support of emergency preparedness activities shall be fostered, and the National Defense Executive Reserve shall be promoted by maintaining relations with the appropriate non-governmental sectors.

Sec. 3009 Training. The head of each department and agency shall develop and direct training programs which incorporate emergency preparedness and civil defense training and information programs necessary to insure the optimum operational effectiveness of assigned resources, systems, and facilities.

Sec. 3010 Emergency Public Information. In consonance with such emergency public information plans and central program decisions of the Office of Emergency Preparedness, and with plans, programs, and procedures established by the Department of Defense to provide continuity of programming for the Emergency Broadcast System, the head of each department and agency shall:

(1) Obtain and provide information as to the emergency functions or assignments of the individual department or agency for dissemination to the American people during the emergency, in accordance with arrangements made by the Office of Emergency Preparedness.

(2) Determine requirements and arrange for prerecordings to provide continuity of program service over the Emergency Broadcast System so that the American people can receive information, advice, and guidance pertaining to the implementation of the civil defense and emergency preparedness plans or assignments of each individual department or agency.

Sec. 3011 Emergency Actions. This order does not confer authority to put into effect any emergency plan, procedure, policy, program, or course of action prepared or developed pursuant to this order. Plans so developed may be effectuated only in the event that authority for such effectuation is provided by a law enacted by the Congress or by an order or directive issued by the President pursuant to statutes or the Constitution of the United States.

SEC. 3012 Redelegation. The head of each department and agency is hereby authorized to redelegate the functions assigned to him by this order, and to authorize successive redelegations to agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, and to officers and employees of the United States.

Sec. 3013. Transfer of Functions. Any emergency preparedness function under this order, or parts thereof, may be transferred from one department or agency to another with the consent of the heads of the organizations involved and with the concurrence of the director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness. Any new emergency preparedness function may be assigned to the head of a department or agency by the Director of the Omce of Emergency Preparedness by mutual consent.

Sec. 3014 Retention of Existing Authority. Except as provided in Section 3015, nothing in this order shall be deemed to derogate from any now existing assignment of functions to any department or agency or officer thereot made by statute, Executive order, or Presidential directives, including Memoranda.

SEC. 3015 Revoked Orders. The following are hereby revoked:

(1) Defense Mobilization Order VI-2 of December 11, 1953.

(2) Defense Mobilization Order 1-12 of October 5, 1954.

(3) Executive Order No. 10312 of December 10, 1951. (4) Executive Order No. 10346 of April 17, 1952. (5) Executive Order No. 10997 of February 16, 1962. (6) Executive Order No. 10998 of February 16, 1962. (7) Executive Order No. 10999 of February 16, 1962. (8) Executive Order No. 11000 of February 16, 1962. (9) Executive Order No. 11001 of February 16, 1962. (10) Executive Order No. 11002 of February 16, 1962. (11) Executive Order No. 11003 of February 16, 1962. (12) Executive Order No. 11004 of February 16, 1962. (13) Executive Order No. 11005 of February 16, 1962. (14) Executive Order No. 11087 of February 26, 1963. (15) Executive Order No. 11088 of February 26, 1963. (16) Executive Order No. 11089 of February 26, 1963. (17) Executive Order No. 11090 of February 26, 1963. (18) Executive Order No. 11091 of February 26, 1963. (19) Executive Order No. 11092 of February 26, 1963. (20) Executive Order No. 11093 of February 26, 1963. (21) Executive Order No. 11094 of February 26, 1963. (22) Executive Order No. 11095 of February 26, 1963. (23) Executive Order No. 11310 of October 11, 1966.

RICHARD Nixon. SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2291, 2292 to 2297 of this Appendix. § 2293. Emergency powers of Administrator.

During the period of such emergency, the Administrator is authorized to

(a) exercise the authority contained in section 201 (h) (section 2281 (h) of this Appendix] without regard to the limitation of any existing law including the provisions of the Act of June 30, 1932, as amended (section 278a of Title 40), and section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended [section 5 of Title 41), and section 3734 of the Revised Statutes, as amended [sections 259 and 269 of Title 40], and the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended;

(b) sell, lease, lend, transfer, or deliver materials or perform services for civil defense purposes on such terms and conditions as the Administrator shall prescribe and without regard to the limitations of existing law: Provided, That any funds received from the sale or other disposition of materials or for services shall be deposited to the credit of appropriations currently available and made pursuant to this Act [sections 2251 to 2284, 2286 and 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix] and shall be available for expenditure for the purposes of such appropriations;

(c) coordinate and direct, for civil defense purposes, the relief activities of the various departments and agencies of the United States as provided in section 302 hereof (section 2292 of this Appendix);

(d) reimburse any State, including any political subdivisions thereof, for the compensation paid to and the transportation, subsistence, and maintenance expenses of any employees while engaged in rendering civil defense aid outside the State and to pay fair and reasonable compensation for the materials of the State government or any political subdivision utilized or consumed outside of the State, including any transportation costs, in accordance with rules and regulations prescribed by the Administrator. As used in this subsection, the term "employees" shall include full- or part-time paid, volunteer, auxiliary, and civil defense workers subject to the order or control of a State government

or any political subdivision thereof, and such employees shall not be deemed by reason of such reimbursement to be employees or appointees of the United States;

(e) provide financial assistance for the temporary relief or aid of any civilian injured or in want as the result of any attack; and

(f) employ temporarily additional personnel without regard to the civil-service laws and to incur such obligations on behalf of the United States as may be required to meet the civil defense requirements of an attack or of an anticipated attack. During the period of any such emergency, the Administrator shall transmit quarterly to the Congress a detailed report concerning all action taken pursuant to this section. (Jan. 12, 1951, ch. 1228, title III, S 303, 64 Stat. 1252.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, referred to in subsec. (a), is classified to chapters 10 and 16 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property and Works, chapter 4 of Title 41, Public Contracts, and chapters 21, 25, 27, 29, and 31 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Functions of the Federal Civil Defense Administration were transferred to the President of the United States by section 1 of 1958 Reorg. Plan No. 1, eff. July 1, 1958, 23 F.R. 4991, 72 Stat. 1799, as amended, set out as a note under section 2271 of this Appendix. The Federal Civil Defense Administration was consolidated with the Office of Defense Mobilization to form the Office of Emergency Preparedness in the Executive Office of the President.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2291, 2292, 2294 to 2297 of this Appendix.

8 2294. Government immune from liability for death

or personal injury to employees; benefits em

ployees entitled to. The Federal Government shall not be liable for any damage to property or for any death or personal injury occurring directly or indirectly as a result of the exercise or performance of, or failure to exercise or perform, any function or duty, by any Federal agency or employee of the Government, in carrying out the provisions of this title [sections 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix] during the period of such emergency. Nothing contained in this section shall affect the right of any person to receive any benefit or compensation to which he might otherwise be entitled under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, as amended (chapter 81 of Title 5], or any other Act of Congress providing for any pension or retirement. (Jan. 12, 1951, ch. 1228, title III, $ 304, 64 Stat. 1253.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2291 to 2293, 2295, 2297 of this Appendix.

8 2295. Waiver of Administrative Procedure Act.

During the period of such emergency, the functions and duties exercised under this Act (sections 2251 to 2284, 2286 and 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix] shall be excluded from the operation of the Administrative Procedure Act (sections 551 et seq. and 701 et seq. of Title 5), except as to the requirements of section 3 thereof [section 552 of Title 5). (Jan. 12, 1951, ch. 1228, title III, § 305, 64 Stat. 1253.)

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2291 to 2294, 2296, 2297 of this Appendix.

person is willing to pay therefor: Provided, That this opportunity to reacquire need not be given in the case of fungibles or items having fair value of less than $1,000. (Jan. 12, 1951, ch. 1228, title INI, § 306, 64 Stat. 1253.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, referred to in subsec. (a), is classified to chapters 10 and 16 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, chapter 4 of Title 41, Public Contracts, and chapters 21, 25, 27, 29, and 31 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Functions of the Federal Civil Defense Administrator were transferred to the President of the United States by section 1 of 1958 Reorg. Plan No. 1, eff, July 1, 1958, 23 F.R. 4991, 72 Stat. 1799, as amended, set out as a note under section 2271 of this Appendix. The Federal Civil Defense Administration was consolidated with the Office of Defense Mobilization to form the Office of Emergency Preparedness in the Executive Office of

the President.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2291 to 2295, 2297 of this Appendix.

$ 2297. Termination of sections 2291 to 2297 of this

Appendix. The provisions of this title [sections 2291-2297 of this Appendix) shall terminate on June 30, 1974, or on such earlier date as may be prescribed by concurrent resolution of the Congress. (Jan. 12, 1951, ch. 1228, title III, § 307, 64 Stat. 1254; June 3, 1954, ch. 253, 68 Stat. 170; July 11, 1958, Pub. L. 85-514, 72 Stat. 356; June 27, 1962, Pub. L. 87-501, 76 Stat. 111; June 30, 1966, Pub. L. 89-483, 80 Stat. 235; June 30, 1970, Pub. L. 91-299, 84 Stat. 367.)

8 2296. Compensation for acquisition of nongovern

mental property; return of property to owner; disposal of surplus property. (a) Except in the case of property acquired pursuant to section 201 (h) of this Act (section 2281 (h) of this Appendix) in conformity with the provisions of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, or through judicial proceedings for condemnation, the Administrator shall promptly determine the amount of the compensation to be paid for any property (other than that of the Federal Government or any department or agency thereof) or the use thereof acquired pursuant to this Act (sections 2251 to 2284, 2286 and 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix), but each such determination shall be made as of the time it is acquired in accordance with the provisions for just compensation in the fifth amendment to the Constitution of the United States. If the person entitled to receive the amount so determined by the Administrator as just compensation is unwilling to accept the same as full and complete compensation for such property or the use thereof, he shall be paid promptly 75 per centum of such amount and shall be entitled to recover from the United States, in an action brought in the Court of Claims, or, without regard to whether the amount involved exceeds $10,000, in any district court of the United States, within three years after the date of the Administrator's award, such additional amount, if any, which, when added to the amount so paid to him, shall be just compensation.

(b) Whenever the Administrator determines that any real property acquired by him is no longer needed for the purposes of this Act (sections 2251 to 2284, 2286 and 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix), he shall, if the original owner desires the return of the property and pays to the Administrator the fair value thereof, return such property to such owner. In the event the Administrator and the original owner do not agree as to the fair value of such property, the fair value shall be determined by three appraisers, one of whom shall be chosen by the Administrator, one by the original owner, and the third by the first two appraisers; the expenses of such determination shall be paid in equal shares by the Government and the original owner.

(c) Whenever the need for the purposes of this Act (sections 2251 to 2284, 2286 and 2291 to 2297 of this Appendix] of any personal property acquired under this Act (said sections) shall terminate, the Administrator may dispose of such property on such terms and conditions as he shall deem appropriate, but to the extent feasible and practicable he shall give to the former owner of any property so disposed of an opportunity to reacquire it (1) at its then fair value as determined by the Administrator, or (2) if it is to be disposed of (otherwise than at a public sale of which he shall give reasonable notice) at less than such value, at the highest price any other

AMENDMENTS 1970—Pub. L. 91–299 extended the termination date from June 30, 1970 to June 30, 1974.

1966—Pub. L. 89-483 extended the termination date from June 30, 1966 to June 30, 1970.

1962–Pub. L. 87-501 extended the termination date from June 30, 1962 to June 30, 1966.

1958–Pub. L. 85-514 extended the termination date from June 30, 1958 to June 30, 1962.

1954-Act June 3, 1954, extended the termination date from June 30, 1954 to June 30, 1958.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2251 to 2263, 2271, 2272, 2281 to 2284, 2286, 2291 to 2296 of this Appendix.

EMERGENCY FOOD AID TO INDIA

ACT JUNE 15, 1951, CH. 138, 65 STAT. 69 Sec. 2311. Emergency food relief to India on credit terms;

terms and quantities; repayment in strategic and

critical materials. 2312. Amount of money available for loan; issuance of

notes; public debt transaction. 2313. Use of funds; restrictions; law governing. 2314. Shipment of supplies; operation of ships by De

partment of Commerce; repayment of advances

for activation of ships. 2315. Relief packages and supplies; payment of ocean

freight. 2316. Use of repayment funds; limitation. 8 2311. Emergency food relief to India on credit terms;

terms and quantities; repayment in strategic and

critical materials, Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the Administrator for Economic Cooperation is authorized and directed to provide emergency food relief assistance to India on credit terms as provided in section 111 (c) (2) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, including payment by transfer to the United States (under such terms and in such quantities as may be agreed to between the Administrator and the Government of India) of materials required by the United States as a result of deficiencies, actual or potential, in its own resources. The Administrator is directed and instructed that in his negotiations with the Government of India he shall, so far as practicable and possible, obtain for the United States the immediate and continuing transfer of substantial quantities of such materials particularly those found to be strategic and critical. (June 15, 1951, ch. 138, § 2, 65 Stat. 70.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT Section 111(c) (2) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, referred to in the text, was section 111(c) (2) of act Apr. 3, 1948, ch. 169, and was repealed by act Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, title V, $ 542(a) (4), 68 Stat. 861. See section 2395 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

SHORT TITLE Section 1 of act June 15, 1951, provided that act June 15, 1951, enacting sections 2311—2316 of this Appendix should be popularly known as the "India Emergency Food Aid Act of 1951".

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Functions conferred by law upon, or delegated or otherwise assigned by the President to, or otherwise placed under the jurisdiction of the Foreign Operations Administration were transferred to the Secretary of State and Department of State, to be carried out by the Secretary of State, or, if he shall so direct, the Director of the International Cooperation Administration (the Deputy Director of the Foreign Operations Administration so redesignated) and the Office of Director of Foreign Operations Administration was abolished by Ex. Ord. No. 10610, May 9, 1955, 20 F.R. 3179, eff. July 1, 1955, as amended by Ex. Ord. No. 10663, Mar. 26, 1956, 21 F.R. 1845, eff. Apr. 1, 1956. See section 2381 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse and note thereunder.

The office of Director for Mutual Security was abolIshed and the functions of the Director transferred to the Director of the Foreign Operations Administration by 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 7, eff. Aug. 1, 1953, 18 F.R. 4541, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

The Economic Cooperation Administration was abolished and its administrator's powers and functions transferred to the Director for Mutual Security by section 502 of Act Oct. 10, 1951, ch. 479, title V, 65 Stat. 378 and Ex. Ord. No. 10300, Nov. 2, 1951, 16 F.R. 11203, eff. Dec. 30, 1951.

Provided, That if such amount unallotted and unobligated is less than $90,000,000 an amount equal to the difference shall be obtained from the issuance of notes in such amount by the Administrator for the Economic Cooperation Administration, who is authorized and directed to issue such notes from time to time during fiscal years 1951 and 1952 for purchase by the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to purchase such notes and, in making such purchases to use, as a public debt transaction, the proceeds of any public debt issue pursuant to the Second Liberty Loan Act, as amended: And provided further, That $50,000,000 reserved by the Bureau of the Budget pursuant to section 1214 of Public Law 759 of the Eighty-first Congress from funds appropriated by that Act for expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, shall not be available for purposes of this section. (June 15, 1951, ch. 138, $ 3,65 Stat. 70.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT Public Law 759, Eighty-first Congress, referred to in the text was the General Appropriation Act, 1951, act Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, 64. Stat. 595. For classification see Tables Volume.

The Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, referred to in the text, was act Apr. 3, 1948, ch. 169, title I, $$ 101-124, 62 Stat. 137—156, as amended, which was repealed by acts Oct. 10, 1951, ch. 479, title V, $ 503(b) (1), as added June 20, 1952, ch. 449, § 7(c), 66 Stat. 144, and Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, title V, $ 542(a) (4), (6) and (9)—(11), 68 Stat. 861. See chapter 32 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

The Second Liberty Loan Act, referred to in text, is Act Sept. 24, 1917, ch. 56, 40 Stat. 288, as amended, which was classified to section 745, former section 747, sections 752, 752a, 753, 754, 754a, 754b, 757, 757b, and 757c, former section 757c-1, and sections 757c-2, 757c-3, 757d, 757e, 758, 760, 764, 765, 766, 769, 771, 773, 774, and 801 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

Section 1214 of Public Law 759 of the Elghty-first congress, referred to in the text, was not classified to the Code.

That Act, referred to in the text, refers to Public Law 759 of the Eighty-first Congress.

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS Functions conferred by law upon, or delegated or otherwise assigned by the President to, or otherwise placed under the jurisdiction of the Foreign Operations Administration were transferred to the Secretary of State and Department of State, to be carried out by the Secretary of State, or, if he shall so direct, the Director of the International Cooperation Administration (the Deputy Director of the Foreign Operations Administration so redesignated) and the office of Director of Foreign Operations Administration was abolished by Ex. Ord. No. 10610, May 9, 1955, 20 F.R. 3179, eff. July 1, 1955, as amended by Ex. Ord. No. 10663, Mar. 26, 1956, 21 F.R. 1845, eff. Apr. 1, 1956. See section 2381 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse and note thereunder.

The office of Director for Mutual Security was abolished and the functions of the Director transferred to the Director of the Foreign Operations Administration by 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 7, eff. Aug. 1, 1953, 18 F.R. 4541, set out as a note under section 1332–15 of Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees.

The Economic Cooperation Administration was abolished and its Administrator's powers and functions transferred to the Director for Mutual Security by section 502 of act Oct. 10, 1951, ch. 479, title V, 65 Stat. 378 and Ex. Ord. No. 10300, Nov. 2, 1951, 16 F.R. 11203, eff. Dec. 30, 1951.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2313, 2316 of this Appendix.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2312, 2313, 2316 of this Appendix.

$ 2312. Amount of money available for loan; issuance

of notes; public debt transaction. For purposes of this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix] the President is authorized to utilize not in excess of $190,000,000 during the period ending June 30, 1952, of which sum (1) not less than $100,000,000 shall be made available immediately from funds heretofore appropriated by Public Law 759, Eighty-first Congress, for expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended; and (2) $90,000,000 shall be available from any balance of such funds unallotted and unobligated as of June 30, 1951:

8 2313. Use of funds; restrictions; law governing.

(a) Funds made available for purposes of this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix) shall be used only for the purchase of food grains or equivalents in the United States.

(b) No procurement of any agricultural product within the United States for the purpose of this Act (sections 2311-2316 of this Appendix) shall be made unless the Secretary of Agriculture shall find and certify that such procurement will not impair the fulfillment of the vital needs of the United States.

(c) The assistance provided under this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix) shall be for the sole purpose of providing food grains, or equivalents, to meet the emergency need arising from the extraordinary sequence of flood, drought, and other conditions existing in India in 1950.

(d) The assistance provided under this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix) shall be provided under the provisions of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, applicable to and consistent with the purposes of this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix]. (June 15, 1951, ch. 138, § 4, 65 Stat. 70.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT The Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, referred to in the text, was act Apr. 3, 1948, ch. 169, title I, $ $ 101—124, 62 Stat. 137—156, as amended, which was repealed by acts Oct. 10, 1951, ch. 479, title V, $ 503(b) (1), as added June 20, 1952, ch. 449, $ 7(c), 66 Stat. 144, and Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, title V, $ 542(a) (4), (6) and (9)— (11), 68 Stat. 861. See chapter 32 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in section 2312, 2316 of this Appendix.

operations: Provided further, That pending such repayment receipts from vessel operations may be placed in such funds or accounts and used for activating and operating vessels. (June 15, 1951, ch. 138, § 5, 65 Stat. 70.) ABOLITION OF RECONSTRUCTION FINANCE CORPORATION

Section 6(a) of 1957 Reorg. Plan No. 1, eff. June 30, 1957, 22 F.R. 4633, 71 Stat. 647, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, abolished the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. PROC. No. 2931. ACTIVATION AND OPERATION OF VESSELS FOR

TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES Proc. No. 2931, June 22, 1951; 16 F. R. 5969, 65 Stat. c19, provided :

1. After consultation with appropriate Government officials and representatives of private shipping, I find and proclaim that private shipping is not available on reasonable terms and conditions for transportation of supplies made available under the India Emergency Food Aid Act of 1951 [sections 2311—2316 of this Appendix).

2. The Reconstruction Finance Corporation is hereby authorized and directed to make advances not to exceed In the aggregate $20,000,000 to the Department of Commerce for activation and operation of vessels for such transportation, subject to the terms and conditions of the Act (said sections], and in the manner hereinafter specified

3. The Director of the Bureau of the Budget (now Office of Management and Budget] is hereby authorized and directed to determine the amounts of such advances and the times when they may be made, subject to the limitations and provisions of section 5 of the Act (this section), and the Reconstruction Finance Corporation shall make advances thereunder pursuant only to such determinations by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget.

4. The Secretary of Commerce may place such advances in any funds or accounts available for such purposes, and, pending repayment of such advances, may place receipts from vessel operations in such funds or accounts and may use such receipts for activating and operating vessels.

5. Each officer or agency mentioned in this proclamation may issue such regulations or orders as are deemed necessary to carry out his or its functions under the provisions of the Act (sections 2311-2316 of this Appendix) and this proclamation.

SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS This section is referred to in sections 2312, 2313, 2316 of this Appendix. $ 2315. Relief packages and supplies; payment of ocean

freight. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, the Administrator for Economic Cooperation is authorized to pay ocean freight charges from United States ports to designated ports of entry in India of relief packages and supplies under the provisions of section 117 (c) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, including the relief packages and supplies of the American Red Cross. Funds now or. hereafter available during the period ending June 30, 1952, for furnishing assistance under the provisions of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, may be used to carry out the purposes of this section. (June 15, 1951, ch. 138, $ 6, 65 Stat. 71.)

REFERENCES IN TEXT Section 117(c) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, referred to in the text, was section 117(c) of act Apr. 3, 1948, ch. 169, title I, 62 Stat. 53, which was repealed by act Aug. 26, 1954, ch. 937, title V, $ 542(a) (4) (10), 68 Stat. 861. See chapter 32 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

The Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, as amended, referred to in the text, was act Apr. 3, 1948, ch. 169, title I,

2314. Shipment of supplies; operation of ships by

Department of Commerce; repayment of advances for activation of ships. Notwithstanding the provisions of any cther law, to the extent that the President, after consultation with appropriate Government officials and representatives of private shipping, finds and proclaims that private shipping is not available on reasonable terms and conditions for transportation of supplies made available under this Act (sections 2311 to 2316 of this Appendix), the Reconstruction Finance Corporation is authorized and directed to make advances not to exceed in the aggregate $20,000,000 to the Department of Commerce, in such manner, at such times, and in such amounts as the President shall determine, for activation and operation of vessels for such transportation, and these advances may be placed in any funds or accounts available for such purposes, and no interest shall be charged on advances made by the Treasury to the Reconstruction Finance Corporation for these purposes: Provided, That pursuant to agreements made between the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the Department of Commerce, the Reconstruction Finance Corporation shall be repaid without interest not later than June 30, 1952, for such advances either from funds hereafter made available to the Department of Commerce for the activation and operation of vessels or, notwithstanding the provisions of any other Act, from receipts from vessel

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