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Lyndon B. Johnson: Executive Order 11358—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 55(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, as amended (53 Stat. 29, 54 Stat. 1008; 26 U.S.C. (1952 Ed.) 55 (a)), and by section 6103(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended (68A Stat. 753; 26 U.S.C. 6103 (a)), it is hereby ordered that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1948 to 1967, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, for the purpose of carrying on those investigations of subversive and un-American activities and propaganda authorized by clause 18 of Rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, agreed to January 10, 1967. Such inspection shall be in accordance and upon compliance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury in Treasury Decisions 6132 and 6133, relating to the inspection of returns by committees of the Congress approved by the President on May 3, 1955.
This order shall be effective upon its filing for publication in the Federal Register.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
The White House
June 6, 1967
NOTE: Executive Order 11358 was not made public in the form of a White House press release.Citation: Lyndon B. Johnson: "Executive Order 11358—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives," June 6, 1967. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=106094.