Executive Order 9937—Authorizing the Agencies Participating in the Philippine Rehabilitation Program to Exercise the Authority Vested in the President by Section 4 of the Philippine Property Act of 1946
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statues, and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
The Commissioner of Public Roads of the Federal Works Agency, the Chief of Engineers of the United States Army, the Philippine War Damage Commission, the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service of the Federal Security Agency, the United States Maritime Commission, the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior, and the Administrator of Civil Aeronautics the Chief of the Weather Bureau, and the Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey of the Department of Commerce are hereby authorized, as to their respective agencies, to exercise the authority vested in the President by section 4 of the Philippine Property Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 419): Provided, that this authority shall be exercised only with respect to property located in the Philippines in the possession and control of the respective agencies and utilized in carrying out the provisions of Title III of the Philippine Rehabilitation Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 135).
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
March 20, 1948
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 9937—Authorizing the Agencies Participating in the Philippine Rehabilitation Program to Exercise the Authority Vested in the President by Section 4 of the Philippine Property Act of 1946 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278322