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Executive Order 11254—Establishing the Automotive Agreement Adjustment Assistance Board

October 21, 1965

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Automotive Products Trade Act of 1965 (approved October 21, 1965; hereinafter referred to as the Act), particularly by Section 302(k) thereof, and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:

SECTION 1. There is hereby established the Automotive Agreement Adjustment Assistance Board (hereinafter referred to as the "Board"), which shall consist of the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor. The Board shall elect a Chairman from among its members.

SEC. 2. There are hereby delegated to the Board the functions conferred upon the President by Section 302 of the Act.

SEC. 3. (a) The Board shall request information and advice from other Government agencies and from public sources as it may deem appropriate. The Board shall make each final determination, under Sections 302 (b), (c), or (d) of the Act, with respect to a firm or group of workers only after compliance with Section 302 (f) (1) of the Act.

(b) Upon request of the Board, the heads of Federal agencies shall so far as practicable provide the Board with information and reports relating to matters within the cognizance of the Board.

(c) Each Department represented on the Board shall furnish necessary assistance to the Board in accordance with Section 214 of the Act of May 3, 1945 (31 U.S.C. 691).

SEC. 4. (a) The Board may have an Executive Secretary.

(b) The Board may from time to time establish appropriate subsidiary bodies to assist it in carrying out the functions conferred upon it by Section 2, above. The Board is authorized to re-delegate such functions as it considers appropriate, other than the making of final determinations, certifications, and terminations of certifications under Section 302 (b), (c), (d), and (g) (2) of the Act.


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October 21, 1965

Lyndon B. Johnson, Executive Order 11254—Establishing the Automotive Agreement Adjustment Assistance Board Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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