Executive Order 8533--Designating the Secretary of the Treasury to act in respect of any bonds, notes, or other securities acquired on behalf of the United States under the provisions of the Transportation Act, 1920, as amended
Source: The provisions of Executive Order 8533 of Sept. 6, 1940, appear at 5 FR 3601, 3 CFR, 1938-1943 Comp., p. 708, unless otherwise noted.
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 213 of Title II of the Transportation Act, 1920, which section was added by the Act of August 13, 1940 (Public No. 766, 76th Congress), I hereby designate the Secretary of the Treasury as the officer authorized to sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of, or to enter into arrangements for the extension of the maturity of, any bonds, notes, or other securities within the purview of the provisions of the said Act of August 13, 1940, in such manner, in such amounts, at such prices, for cash, securities or other property, or any combination thereof, and upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem advisable and in the public interest.
Editorial note: Executive Order 8533 was amended by Executive Order 9543 of Apr. 23, 1945, 10 FR 4413, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 377, and Executive Order 9774 of Sept. 3, 1946, 11 FR 9729, 3 CFR, 1943-1948 Comp., p. 566, designating the Reconstruction Finance Corporation as the agency authorized to dispose of securities with respect to loans made to certain privately owned companies. The moneys realized were to be paid to the Secretary of the Treasury for deposit to the appropriate account.