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Executive Order 10462--Delegation of certain functions of the President to the Housing and Home Finance Administrator

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10462 of June 19, 1953, appear at 18 FR 3613, 3 CFR, 1949-1953 Comp., p. 949, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:

1. The Housing and Home Finance Administrator1 is hereby designated and empowered to perform, without the approval, ratification, or other action by the President, the functions vested in the President by section 611 of the act entitled "An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes," approved October 14, 1940, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1589a).

2. The meaning of the terms "perform" and "functions" as used in this order shall be the same as the meaning of those terms as used in chapter 4 of title 3 of the United States Code.


1 Editorial note: The Housing and Home Finance Administration was terminated by Pub. L. 89-174 (79 Stat. 667, 42 U.S.C. 3531 note) and its functions were transferred to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


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