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ess" (Research and Technical Programs Subcommittee, Congressman Henry S. Reuss, chairman).

Thirty-Fifth Report (House Report No. 1796): “Defense Contract Audits (Reorganization of the Defense Accounting, and Auditing Division of the General Accounting Office)” (Military Operations Subcommittee, Congressman Chet Holifield, chairman).

Thirty-Sixth Report (House Report No. 2018): "Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1966 (National Zoological Park)” (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Congressman William L. Dawson, chairman).

Thirty-Seventh Report (House Report No. 2049): “Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1966 (National Capital Regional Planning Council)” (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Congressman William L. Dawson, chairman).

Thirty-Eighth Report (House Report No. 2080): “Better Management Needed of Medical Research on Aging" (Research and Technical Programs Subcommittee, Congressman Henry S. Reuss, chairman).

Thirty-Ninth Report (House Report No. 2081): “Use of Polygraphs as 'Lie Detectors' by the Federal Government (Pt. 2) (Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee, Congressman John E. Moss, chairman).

Fortieth Report (Ilouse Report No. 2206): “Market Promotion Activity of Foreign Agricultural Service (Second Review)" (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Congressman William L. Dawson, chairman).

Forty-First Report (House Report No. 2321) : "Strengthening Wage-Price Guideposts” (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, Congressman William L. Dawson, chairman).

Forty-Second Report (House Report No. 2257: “An Investigation of the U.S. Economic and Military Assistance Programs in Vietnam” (Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee, Congressman John E. Moss, chairman).

Forty-Third Report (House Report No. 2318): "Government Use of Satellite Communications" (Military Operations Subcommittee, Congressman Chet Holifield, chairman).

Forty-Fourth Report (House Report No. 2319): “Evaluation of the Donable Surplus Property Program" (Special Subcommittee on Donable Property, Congressman John S. Monagan, chairman).

Forty-Fifth Report (House Report No. 2323): "An Investigation of U.S. Participation in the XATO Common Infrastructure Program" (Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee, Congressman John E. Moss, chairman).

Forty-Sixth Report (House Report No. 2336): "Second Report on U.S.-Owned Foreign Currencies (With Special Reference to Poland and Yugoslavia)" (Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee, Congressman John E. Moss, chairman).

B. COMMITTEE PRINTS Fourteen Committee Prints, prepared by the full committee or subcommittee staffs, were issued as follows:

“Federal Real and Personal Property Inventory Report (Ci. vilian and Military) of the U.S. Government Covering Its Properties Located in the United States, in the Territories, and Overseas, as of June 30, 1961.” (Issued in January 1965.)

“Activities of the House Committee on Government Operations, 88th Cong., 1st and 2d sessions, 1963–64."

"Conflicts Between the Federal Research Programs and the Nation's Goals for Higher Education-Responses From the Academic and Other Interested Communities to an Inquiry," part I, June 1965; part II, August 1965.

“The Gold Situation.” 18

“Government Weather Programs (Military and Civilian Operations and Research) — Responses of the Executive Agencies.”

"Interim Report of the Activities of the House Committee on Government Operations, 89th Cong., 1st sess., 1965."

“Results From Recommendations Made During the 88th Congress in Reports of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives.”

“The Short Life of the Electric Light Bulb."
"Metropolitan America: Challenge to Federalism.”

"A Case Study of the Utilization of Federal Laboratory Resources.”

"Economic Report on Milk and Bread Prices."
“Compiled Statutes—Committee on Government Operations."

“Federal Real and Personal Property Inventory Report (Civilian and Military) of the U.S. Government Covering Its Properties Located in the United States, in the Territories, and Overseas, as of June 30, 1966.” (Issued January 1967.)

C. LEGISLATION

The legislative jurisdiction of the Committee on Government Operations covers a wide range of important governmental operations. The committee receives all budget and accounting measures other than appropriations; all reorganization plans; all bills providing for the establishment of new departments in the executive branch; and most other reorganization legislation. It also receives all legislation dealing with the General Services Administration, including the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act and special bills authorizing the Administrator of General Services to make specific transfers of property, and all legislation dealing with the General Accounting Office, with the Bureau of the Budget, with the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, with the Administrative Expenses Act, with the Travel Expense Act, and with the Employment Act of 1946. Section 136 of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 requires the committee to oversee and review the administration of all laws in its legislative jurisdiction.19

During the 89th Congress, the committee studied 367 bills and resolutions referred to it and reported 24 to the IIouse, of which 19 were enacted into law. The 24 bills reported actually represent committee consideration of 79 other bills which are identical or related to the measures reported. The reported measures are discussed more fully in Part Two below. However, they are listed here for convenience in the order of approval by the committee and with the name of the subcommittees which initially considered them:

18 This was subsequently adopted and published as the Seventeenth Report of the committee. See IV.A. supra.

19 This provision is set out on p. 2, supra.

H.R. 4623 (S. 1135), further amending the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended, to eliminate the expiration date for the authority of the President to submit reorganization plans to the Congress (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 184, Public Law 89-43).

H. Res. 347 (S. Res. 102), expressing the disapproval of the House of Representatives of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1965 (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 311).

H.R. 6927, to establish a Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 337; H. Rept. No. 884; Public Law 99-174).

H.R. 4653 (S. 1309), to authorize checks to be drawn in favor of banking organizations for the credit of a person's account, under certain conditions (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 703, Public Law 89-145).

H.R. 9020, to amend section 7 of the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, to provide for the payment of travel cost for applicants invited by a department to visit it for purposes connected with employment (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 710).

H.R. 6438, to authorize any executive department or independent establishment of the Government, or any bureau or office thereof, to make appropriate reimbursement between the respective appropriations available to such departments and establishments, or any bureau or office thereof (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 722).

H.R. 5665, to authorize disbursing officers of the Armed Forces to advance funds to members of an armed force of a friendly foreign nation, and for other purposes (Military Operations Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 735, Public Law 89–265).

H.R. 4845, to provide for the economic and efficient purchase, lease, maintenance, operation, and utilization of automatic data processing equipment by Federal departments and agencies (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 802, Public Law 89–306).

House Joint Resolution 632, to authorize the Administrator of General Services to enter into an agreement with the University of Texas for the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Archival De. pository, and for other purposes (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 892, Public Law 89–169).

S. 1516, to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, so as to authorize the Administrator of General Services to enter into contracts for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of fixed equipment in federally owned buildings for periods not to exceed 5 years, and for other purposes (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 993, Public Law 89-276).

H.R. 9830, to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, to authorize reimbursement to a State or political subdivision thereof for sidewalk repair and replacement

or to make other arrangements therefor (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 994, Public Law 89–344).

H.R. 10722, to authorize the payment of an allowance of not to exceed $10 per day to employees assigned to duty at the Nevada Test Site of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1161).

S. 1004, to amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, to make title III thereof directly applicable to procurement of property and nonpersonal services by executive agencies, and for other purposes (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1166, Public Law 89–343).

S. 2150, to discontinue or modify certain reporting requirements of law (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. 1169, Public Law 89-348).

H.R. 10607, to amend the Administrative Expenses Act of 1946, as amended, to provide for reimbursement of certain moving expenses of employees, and to authorize payment of expenses for storage of household goods and personal effects of employees assigned to isolated duty stations within the continental United States (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1199).

H. Res. 756, expressing the disapproval of the House of Representatives of Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1966 (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1373).

H. Res. 827, expressing the disapproval of the House of Representatives of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1966 (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1478).

S. 1160 (H.R. 5012), to amend section 3 of the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 324, of the act of June 11, 1946 (60 Stat. 238), to clarify and protect the right of the public to information, and for other purposes (Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee, H. Rept. 1497, Public Law 89–487).

S. 3150 (H.R. 14244), to make further provision for the retirement of the Comptroller General (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 1645, Public Law 89-520).

H.J. Res. 1207, to authorize the Administrator of General Services to accept title to the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library, and for other purposes (Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. 1801, Public Law 89-547).

H.R. 15963, to establish a Department of Transportation, and for other purposes (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. 1701 and H. Rept. 2236 (conference report), Public Law 89-670)

H.R. 14249, to extend for 2 years the period for which payment in lieu of taxes may be made with respect to certain real property transferred by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation and its subsidiaries to other Government departments (Executive and Legislative Reorganization Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 2062).

H.R. 15335, to amend the act entitled "An Act to establish an Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations," approved September 24, 1959 (Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee, H. Rept. No. 2065, Public Law 89-733).

S. 3466 (H.R. 16305), to change the name of the Rolla Jewel Bearing Plant at Rolla, N. Dak., to the William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant

(Government Activities Subcommittee, H. Rept. 2320, Public Law 89–784).

D. REORGANIZATION PLANS

Ten reorganization plans were transmitted to the 89th Congress by the President. Since neither the House nor the Senate adopted å resolution disapproving any of the plans, they all became effective. More detail on each plan is found in Part Two below.

Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1965, providing for reorganization in the Bureau of Customs of the Department of the Treasury, was transmitted to the committee on March 25, 1965. It became effective on May 25, 1965.

Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1965 was transmitted to the committee on May 13, 1965. This plan provided for reorganization of two major agencies of the Department of Commerce, the Weather Bureau and the Coast and Geodetic Survey and their consolidation to form the Environmental Science Services Administration. It became effective July 13, 1965.

Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1965,20 concerning reorganization of locomotive inspection activities of certain personnel employed by or attached to the Interstate Commerce Commission, was transmitted to the Committee on May 27, 1965, and became effective on July 27, 1965.

Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1965, concerning reorganizations of various committees and other similar bodies, was transmitted to the committee on May 27, 1965, and became effective on July 27, 1965.

Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1965, concerning certain reorganizations relating to the National Science Foundation, was transmitted to the committee on May 27, 1965, and became effective on July 27, 1965.

Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1966 was transmitted to the committee on February 10, 1966. It provided for reorganization of community relations functions in the area of civil rights. The plan became effective April 22, 1966.

Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1966 was transmitted to the committee on February 28, 1966. It provided for reorganization of certain water pollution control functions as between the Departments of the Interior and Health, Education, and Welfare. It became effective May 10, 1966.

Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1966, providing for reorganization of health functions of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, was transmitted to the committee on April 25, 1966, and became effective on June 25, 1966.

Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1966 was transmitted to the committee on June 13, 1966. It provided for a reorganization relating to the National Zoological Park located in the District of Columbia. The plan became effective August 23, 1966.

Reorganization Plan No. 5 of 1966 was transmitted to the committee on June 29, 1966. It abolished the National Capital Regional Planning Council. The plan became effective September 8, 1966.

20 This plan was considered in the committee's Sixteenth Report (H. Rept. No. 701). See IV.A. supra.

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