Executive Order 10947—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the House Committee on Public Works
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 (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 1950 to 1961, inclusive, shall, during the Eighty-seventh Congress, be open to inspection by the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of the policies, procedures and practices involved in the administration of the Federal-Aid Highway Program, pursuant to House Resolution 23, 87th Congress agreed to February 6, 1961, such inspection to 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.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
THE WHITE HOUSE,
June 12, 1961
John F. Kennedy, Executive Order 10947—Inspection of Income, Excess-Profits, Estate, and Gift Tax Returns by the House Committee on Public Works Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/237225