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Executive Order 7396—Making Applicable to the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936 Certain Executive Orders, Rules, and Regulations Issued Under Authority of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935

June 22, 1936

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936, approved June 22, 1936,1 hereby order and direct that the expenditure of funds appropriated by said Act, and the administration thereof, shall be in accordance with the orders, rules, and regulations heretofore issued by the President relating to the expenditure of funds appropriated by the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 and to the administration of that Act, insofar as applicable and except as to rates of pay and eligibility for employment.

The Works Progress Administration is hereby authorized to continue to provide relief, and work relief on useful projects, under the said Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936 in accordance with allocations of funds made to it by the President from time to time, and such agency is hereby authorized and empowered to prescribe such rules and regulations not inconsistent with this order as may be necessary properly to carry out the purposes of such allocations and the provisions of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

THE WHITE HOUSE,
June 22, 1936.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7396—Making Applicable to the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936 Certain Executive Orders, Rules, and Regulations Issued Under Authority of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/356149

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