Executive Order 11645—Authority of the Secretary of Transportation to Prescribe Certain Regulations Relating to Coast Guard Housing
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. The Secretary of Transportation is designated and empowered to prescribe (or, under a delegation of the Secretary's authority, the Commandant of the Coast Guard is authorized to prescribe) regulations pursuant to section 475 (c) of title 14 of the United States Code, relating to the designation and leasing of rental housing, without the approval, ratification, or other action by the President.
SEC. 2. Whenever the entire Coast Guard operates as a service in the Navy, the reference to the Secretary of Transportation in section 1 of this order shall be deemed to be a reference to the Secretary of the Navy.
The White House,
February 8, 1972
Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11645—Authority of the Secretary of Transportation to Prescribe Certain Regulations Relating to Coast Guard Housing Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/256707