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Executive Order 7512—Increasing the Amounts Available for Public Projects Under Clause (J) of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936

December 16, 1936

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me under the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936 (49 Stat. 1608), and in order to effectuate the purposes of the appropriation made by that Act, it is ordered that the amount of $85,500,000 specified in clause (j) of the second paragraph of the said Act, to be used for rural rehabilitation, loans and relief to farmers and livestock growers, be, and it is hereby, increased by $12,825,000, this amount to be transferred from the amount specified in clause (d) of the said paragraph—so that the amounts available under the said Act, as modified by Executive Order No. 7469 of October 13, 1936, for the several classes of public projects enumerated in the said paragraph shall be as follows:

(a) Highways, roads, and streets-----------------------------------------$413,250,000

(b) Public buildings-------------------------------------------------------143,925,000

(c) Parks and other recreational facilities, including buildings therein-------156,750,000

(d) Public utilities, Including sewer systems, water supply and
purification, airports, and other transportation facilities--------------------145,350,000

(e) Flood control and other conservation---------------------------------128,250,000

(f) Assistance for educational, professional, and clerical persons-----------98,325,000

(g) Women's projects-----------------------------------------------------98,325,000

(h) Miscellaneous work projects------------------------------------------71,250,000

(i) National Youth Administration-----------------------------------------71,250,000

(j) Rural rehabilitation, loans and relief to farmers and livestock growers---98,325,000

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 16, 1936.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7512—Increasing the Amounts Available for Public Projects Under Clause (J) of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1936 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/356208

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