Executive Order 9944—Authorizing the Department of State to Administer Certain Functions Under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948, approved April 3, 1948, and by section 202 of the Revised Statutes, and as President of the United States, it is hereby ordered, in the interest of the internal management of the Government, as follows:
The Secretary of State is hereby authorized and directed to perform the functions of the President under the International Children's Emergency Fund Assistance Act of 1948 and under the Greek-Turkish Assistance Act of 1948 (being Titles II and III of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948, respectively). The said Title III shall be administered in accordance with the provisions of Executive Order No. 9857 of May 22, 1947, entitled "Regulations for Carrying out the Provisions of the Act Entitled 'An Act to provide for assistance to Greece and Turkey'".
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
April 9, 1948
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 9944—Authorizing the Department of State to Administer Certain Functions Under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1948 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278358