Executive Order 10646--Designating the Secretary of Defense to coordinate and facilitate actions required to discharge Federal responsibilities under the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955
Source: The provisions of Executive Order 10646 of Nov. 22, 1955, appear at 20 FR 8681, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 281, unless otherwise noted.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 201 of the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955 (69 Stat. 585), and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
1. The Secretary of Defense is hereby designated as the official to coordinate and facilitate such actions as may be required to discharge Federal responsibilities under the Federal Voting Assistance Act of 1955.
2. In order to effectuate the purposes of the said act, the Secretary of Defense is hereby authorized to delegate any or all of the functions, responsibilities, powers, authority, or discretion devolving upon him in consequence of this order to any person or persons within the Department of Defense.