Executive Order 10494—Disposition of Functions Remaining Under Title IV of the Defense Production Act
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), hereinafter referred to as the Act, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is ordered that the functions remaining under Title IV of the Act shall be, and they are hereby, delegated as follows:
SECTION 1. Fiscal liquidation. Such functions as remain in connection with the fiscal liquidation of the Economic Stabilization Agency are hereby transferred to the Secretary of the Treasury.
SEC. 2. Administrative proceedings. The function of conducting administrative proceedings under Title IV of the Act, Including the conclusion of those instituted pursuant to section 405 and the taking of necessary actions under sections 407 and 408 of the Act, is hereby transferred to the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization.
SEC. 3. Enforcement and investigations. In addition to the functions now vested in the Attorney General by the Act, he shall have, and there are hereby transferred to him, the following-described functions under Title IV of the Act: (a) completing the processing of enforcement files, (b) concluding investigations where deemed appropriate, and (c) certifying disallowances (section 409 (d)).
Sections 1 and 2 of this order shall become effective November 1, 1953. Section 3 shall become effective immediately.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
THE WHITE HOUSE,
October 14, 1953.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, Executive Order 10494—Disposition of Functions Remaining Under Title IV of the Defense Production Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/307018