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Expansion (hereinafter referred to as the "Committee"), to serve in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of Commerce with respect to export expansion policies and programs, which shall consist of the following members: The Secretary of Commerce, who shall be Chairman; the Secretary of the Treasury; the Secretary of Agriculture; the Secretary of State; the Secretary of Defense; the Secretary of the Interior; the President of the Export-Import Bank of Washington; the Administrator of the Small Business Administration; and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development. The Chairman shall from time to time invite other heads of Federal agencies to participate in Committee meetings when matters affecting their interests are to be considered by the Committee. [Paragraph (a) as amended by E.O. 11148, 29 F.R. 3695, Mar. 25, 1964),
(b) Each member of the Committee shall designate an officer to sit on the Committee as an alternate member whenever the designating member is absent or otherwise unable to participate in a meeting of the Committee. Alternate members from executive departments shall be of rank not less than that of Assistant Secretary and other alternate members shall be of rank as nearly comparable to that of an Assistant Secretary as may be practicable.
SEC. 2. The Secretary of Commerce. The Secretary of Commerce shall be responsible for developing methods for improving coordination among Federal agencies in the development and carrying out of export promotion programs.
Sec. 3. Functions of the Committee. The Committee shall advise the Secretary of Commerce with regard to (1) means for developing and stimulating more effective export expansion programs; (2) changes in existing policies and programs of the Federal agencies which relate to improving export promotion and expansion; and (3) related areas upon which the Chairman may request advice.
SEC. 4. Consultation. In the performance of its functions hereunder the Committee, as may be appropriate, shall seek the advice and support of the National Export Expansion Council and shall consult and closely coordinate with the Cabinet Committee on Balance of Payments.
Sec. 5. Administrative arrangements. (a) As may be necessary for effectuating the purposes of this order, the Federal agencies represented on the Committee under the provisions of Section 1 hereof shall furnish assistance to the Committee in consonance with Section 214 of the Act of May 3, 1945 (59 Stat. 134; 31 U.S.C. 691). Such assistance may include the detailing of employees to the Committee to perform such functions consistent with the purposes of this order as the Committee may assign to them and may also include the assignment by the Secretary of Commerce of an official in the Department of Commerce to serve as the executive director of the Committee.
(b) With respect to functions of the Committee under this order and insofar as practicable, Federal agencies shall upon request of the Committee furnish it information, data, and reports and shall otherwise cooperate with the Committee.
SEC. 6. Construction. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to abrogate, modify, or restrict any function vested by law in, or assigned pursuant to law to, any Federal agency or any officer thereof, or any Federal interagency council or committee.
(b) As used herein the term "Federal agencies" includes executive departments and other executive agencies.
EXECUTIVE ORDER 11136-ESTABLISHING THE PRESIDENT'S COMMIT
TEE ON CONSUMER INTERESTS AND THE CONSUMER ADVISORY COUNCIL
SOURCE: Executive Order 11136 appears at 29 F.R. 129, Jan. 7, 1964.
WHEREAS all individuals in our society, as consumers, are sig, nificantly affected by Federal economic policies and by Federal programs to promote the welfare of consumers and to protect their interests in the marketplace; and
WHEREAS individual consumers and consumer organizations face unusual problems in attempting to assure that the views and needs of consumers receive full consideration by Federal officials who administer policies and programs affecting consumer interests; and
WHEREAS the Federal Government, serving all the people, has a special obligation to be alert to consumer needs and to advance the interest of consumers by all appropriate means, including arrangements to enable representatives of consumers to be heard in the development and administration of Federal policies and programs:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. Establishment of Committee. (a) There is hereby established the President's Committee on Consumer Interests (hereinafter referred to as the “Committee”).
(b) The Committee shall be composed of representatives of the Attorney General, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Housing and Home Finance Administrator, the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers; such other Government officials or employees as the President may designate; and such private citizens especially qualified to represent consumer interests as the President may appoint. Each Federal agency head named herein shall designate one person, who shall be an assistant secretary or official of comparable rank, to represent him on the Committee.
(c) The Chairman of the Committee shall be designated by the President from among the Federal members to serve for such term as the President may determine. The Chairman shall direct and supervise any staff employed by or detailed to the Committee.
(d) The Chairman shall invite the heads of Federal agencies not represented on the Committee to designate representatives (who shall be assistant secretaries or officials of comparable rank) to participate as ad hoc members of the Committee when matters affecting the responsibilities of their respective agencies are to be considered by the Committee.
SEC. 2. Establishment of the Consumer Advisory Council. (a) There is hereby established the Consumer Advisory Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council), which shall consist of the private citizens appointed by the President as members of the Committee. The President shall designate the Chairman of the Council from among its members.
(b) The Chairman of the Committee shall be responsible for assuring that the meetings and other activities of the Council are carried out in accordance with the relevant provisions of Executive Order 11007 of February 26, 1962 (3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp. p. 573), and for prescribing such additional regulations with respect to the affairs of the Council as may be necessary.
Sec. 3. Functions of the Committee, the Federal members, and the Council. (a) The Committee shall from time to time consider (1) the Federal policies and programs of primary importance to consumers or the unmet consumer needs which can appropriately be met through Federal action, either under existing laws or new legislation; (2) the aspects of Federal policies, programs, and operations concerning which the views of consumers should be available to Federal officials; (3) the means by which necessary liaison may be established between the Consumer Advisory Council and consumer organizations to enable the Council to perform its functions under subsection (c), below; and (4) the manner in which consumer views can be communicated to appropriate Federal departments and agencies.
(b) The Federal agency heads enumerated in section 1(b), collectively or individually, as appropriate, (1) shall seek the advice of the Committee or the Council on matters affecting consumers, and similarly receive recommendations made on the initiative of the Committee or the Council; (2) shall be responsible for considering recommendations made by the Committee or the Council; and (3) shall take such action as is deemed to be in the general public interest, including making recommendations to the President on matters requiring action by him or by the Congress.
(c) The Council shall advise the Government on issues of broad economic policy of immediate concern to consumers, on governmental programs to meet consumer needs or to protect consumer interests, and on needed improvements in the flow of consumer research material to the public. The Council may arrange through the Chairman of the Committee for fact-finding studies to enable the Council to carry out its responsibilities. In carrying out its functions the Council shall, insofar as practicable, provide interested organizations and individuals an opportunity to present their views and recommendations to the Council for its consideration.
Sec. 4. Federal agencies. _(a) Upon request of the Chairman of the Committee, the heads of Federal agencies shall so far as practicable provide the Committee with information and reports relating to matters within the cognizance of the Committee.
(b) Each Federal agency represented on the Committee shall furnish necessary assistance to the Committee in accordance with section 214 of the Act of May 3, 1945, 59 Stat. 134 (31 U.S.C. 691).
(c) The General Services Administration is hereby designated as the agency which shall provide administrative services for the Committee on a reimbursable basis.
SEC. 5. Compensation and per diem. For each day any person appointed from private life as a member of the Committee is engaged in meetings, or is with the approval of the Chairman of the Committee engaged in other work in pursuance of this order, such person shall receive compensation at a rate determined by the Chairman of the Committee and travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 55a; 5 U.S.C. 73b-2) for persons in the Government service employed intermittently. EXECUTIVE ORDER 11137-RELATING TO CERTAIN ALLOWANCES
AND BENEFITS FOR CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES ON NONAPPROPRIATED
NOTE: This Executive Order 11137 modifies E.O. 10903 to the extent of the definition and the delegations of authority contained in sections 101 and 102.
By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code and by the various provisions of law cited in the body of this order, and as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
PART I–ALLOWANCES AND DIFFERENTIALS IN FOREIGN AREAS SECTION 101. The term "employee", as defined in Section 111(3) of the Overseas Differentials and Allowances Act (5 U.S.C. 3032 (3)), is hereby further defined as including civilian employees, compensated from nonappropriated funds, of the instrumentalities of the United States under the jurisdiction of the armed forces covered by Section 1 of the Act of June 19, 1952, ch. 444 (5 U.S.C. 150k).
SEC. 102. The Secretary of each military department with respect to his department, and the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by Section 203 of the Overseas Differentials and Allowances Act (5 U.S.C. 3035) to prescribe regulations governing payments of allowances and differentials in foreign areas to the extent that the said authority is in respect of employees referred to in Section 101 of this order whose rates of basic compensation from nonappropriated funds are fixed in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned.
Sec. 103. Regulations prescribed under authority delegated by the provisions of Section 102 hereof: (a) Shall, so far as practicable, be uniform.
(b) In the case of regulations prescribed by the Secretaries of the military departments, shall require the approval of the Secretary of Defense.
(c) Shall not, with respect to any locality, authorize allowances or differentials which exceed those prescribed under Executive Order No. 10903 of January 9, 1961 (3 CFR, 1959–1963 Comp. p. 433), for other employees of the United States in the same locality.
Sec. 104. Executive Order No. 10903 of January 9, 1961, is hereby modified to the extent of the definition and the delegations of authority contained in Sections 101 and 102 hereof. PART II-COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCES IN CERTAIN NONFOREIGN AREAS
Sec. 201. The Secretary of Defense with respect to the military departments, and the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, are hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the authority vested in the President by paragraph (2) of Section 912 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended (26 U.S.C. 912(2)), to approve the regulations there contemplated to the extent that the said regulations are in respect of the payment of cost-of-living allowances to employees, compensated from nonappropriated funds, of instrumentalities of the United States under the jurisdiction of the armed forces covered by Section 1 of the Act of June 19, 1952, ch. 444 (5 U.S.C. 150k), who are stationed outside the continental United States or in Alaska.
SEC. 202. Regulations approved under authority delegated by the provisions of Section 201 hereof:
(a) Shall, so far as practicable, be uniform.
(b) Shall not apply to employees who are stationed in either the Canal Zone or in any "foreign area" as defined in Section 111(6) of the Overseas Differentials and Allowances Act (5 U.S.C. 3032(6)).
(c) Shall be limited to employees whose rates of basic compensation are fixed in conformity with rates paid by the Government for work of a comparable level of difficulty and responsibility to employees stationed in the continental United States exclusive of Alaska.
(d) Shall not, with respect to any locality, authorize allowances which exceed those prescribed under Executive Order No. 10000 of September 16, 1948 (3 CFR, 1943–1948 Comp. p. 792), as amended, for other employees of the United States in the same locality.
PART III-GENERAL PROVISIONS Sec. 301. All actions heretofore taken by the President or his delegate with respect to the matters affected by this order, and in effect at the time of the issuance of this order, including any regulations prescribed or approved by the President or his delegate with respect to such matters, shall, except as they are inconsistent with the provisions of this order, remain in effect until amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to appropriate authority.