Executive Order 11110

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Signed by President  John F. Kennedy  Tuesday, June 4, 1963 Federal Register  page & date: 28 FR 5605, Sunday, January 27, 1963
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

This executive order allowed the US Secretary of the Treasury, as per delegated authority given to the President by the Thomas Amendment to the Agricultural Adjustment Act, to issue silver certificates against silver bullion.
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By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, it is ordered as follows:

Section 1.[edit]

Executive Order No. 10289 of September 19, 1951, as amended, is hereby further amended —
(a) By adding at the end of paragraph 1 thereof the following subparagraph (j):
``(j) The authority vested in the President by paragraph (b) of section 43 of the Act of May 12, 1933, as amended (31 U.S.C. 821 (b)), to issue silver certificates against any silver bullion, silver, or standard silver dollars in the Treasury not then held for redemption of any outstanding silver certificates, to prescribe the denominations of such silver certificates, and to coin standard silver dollars and subsidiary silver currency for their redemption,´´ and
(b) By revoking subparagraphs (b) and (c) of paragraph 2 thereof.

Sec. 2.[edit]

The amendment made by this Order shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil or criminal cause prior to the date of this Order but all such liabilities shall continue and may be enforced as if said amendments had not been made.

Signature of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy 
The White House,
June 4, 1963.


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