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Lyndon B. Johnson: Executive Order 11383—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct
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 1968, inclusive, shall, during the Ninetieth Congress, be open to inspection by the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of allegations that members, officers, or employees of the Senate have engaged in improper conduct, violated the law, or violated the rules and regulations of the Senate in connection with the performance of their duties, pursuant to Senate Resolution 338, 88th Congress, agreed to July 24, 1964. 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
November 30, 1967
NOTE: Executive Order 11383 was not made public in the form of a White House press release.Citation: Lyndon B. Johnson: "Executive Order 11383—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the Senate Select Committee on Standards and Conduct," November 30, 1967. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=106111.