Executive Order 10958

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Executive Order 10958 of August 14, 1961

Delegating Functions Respecting Civil Defense Stockpiles of Medical Supplies and Equipment and Food


By virtue of the authority vested in me by Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1958 (72 Stat. 1799), and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:


PART I — MEDICAL STOCKPILES

Certain functions under the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended (which were transferred to the President by the provisions of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1958 (72 Stat. 1799)), are hereby delegated to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, hereafter in this Part referred to as the Secretary, as follows:

(a) All functions (including, as used in this order, powers, duties, and authority) under section 201(h) of that Act, 50 U.S.C. App. 2281(h), to the extent that they pertain to the stockpiling of medical supplies and equipment.
(b) To the extent that they are incidental to or necessary for the performance by or under the Secretary of the functions delegated by the provisions of section l0l(a) of this order, other functions under the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended, excluding, however, functions under sections 102(a), 201(b), and 402 and Title III of that Act.


The Secretary may redelegate any of the functions delegated to him by this order to any of his subordinates.


PART II — FOOD STOCKPILES

Certain functions under the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950, as amended (which were transferred to the President by the provisions of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1958 (72 Stat. 1799)), are hereby delegated to the Secretary of Agriculture, hereafter in this Part referred to as the Secretary, as follows:

(a) All functions under section 201 (h) of that Act, 50 U.S.C App. 2281(h), to the extent that they pertain to the stockpiling of food.
(b) To the extent that they are Incidental to or necessary for the performance by or under the Secretary of the functions delegated by the provisions of section 201(a) of this order other functions under the Federal Civii Defense Act of 1950, as amended, excluding, however, functions under sections 102(a), 201(b), and 402 and Title III of that Act.


The Secretary may redelegate any of the functions delegated to him by this order to any of his subordinates.


PART III — GENERAL PROVISIONS

The responsibilities of the Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization in respect of the functions delegated by the provisions of Parts I and II of this order shall be those stated in section 2(a) of Executive Order No. 10952 of July 20, 1961 (26 F.R. 6577).


Subject to law, property, personnel, and records of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization shall be transferred as follows:

(a) To the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, so much there of, related to the functions delegated by the provisions of Part I of this order, as may be determined jointly by the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare and the Director of the said Office.
(b) To the Department of Agriculture so much thereof, related to the functions delegated by the provisions of Part II of this order, as may be determined jointly by the Secretary of Agriculture and the said Director.


There shall be transferred to the Department of Agriculture and to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare so much of the appropriations, allocations, and other funds (available or to be made available) of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization as shall be determined in pursuance of the provisions of section 202(b) of the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 581c(b) ) and section 1(k) of Executive Order No. 10530 of May 10, 1954.


Exclusive of Executive Order No. 10952 of July 20, 1961, all prior Executive orders (including Executive Order No. 10773 of July 1, 1958, as amended, and Executive Order No. 10902 of January 9, 1961) are hereby superseded to the extent that, immediately prior to the issuance of this order and in respect of the functions delegated by the provisions of Parts I and II of this order (to the extent there delegated), they delegate or otherwise assign, or authorize the delegation or other assignment of, functions or subject, or authorize the subjection of, the performance of functions to supervision, direction, control, or coordination.


Except to the extent that they may be inconsistent with the provisions of this order, and except to the extent revoked, superseded or otherwise rendered inapplicable before the date of this order, all determinations, authorizations, regulations, rulings, certificates, orders, directives, contracts, agreements, and other actions heretofore made, issued, or entered into with respect to any function delegated by the provisions of Part I or of Part II of this order (to the extent there delegated) shall continue in effect until such time as the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare or the Secretary of Agriculture, as the case may be, under the authority of this order, shall amend, modify, or terminate them. The status of prior Executive orders shall be governed by the provisions of section 304 of this order.

Signature of John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
The White House,
August 14, 1961.
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