APPENDIX B: Federal Executive Agencies Terminated, Transferred, or Changed in Name Subsequent to March 4, 1933
Note: Italicized terms indicate obsolete agencies, organizations, and entities. In most instances, explanatory remarks are written at those terms elsewhere in this appendix. Dates prior to March 4, 1933, are included to provide additional information about the agencies.
This appendix is indexed in a format considered to be useful to the reader. Entries are carried at the most significant term in their titles, or when there is more than one significant term, the entry is carried at the first significant term. Thus, Bureau of the Budget is found at Budget, Bureau of the, and Annual Assay Commission is found at Assay Commission, Annual. Reader comments on the format are encouraged and should be sent to the address shown on page iv of the Manual.
Accounting Office, General Established by act of June 10, 1921 (42 Stat. 20). Renamed Government Accountability Office by act of July 7,
2004 (118 Stat. 814).
ACTION Established by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1971 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective July 1, 1971. Reorganized by act of Oct. 1, 1973 (87 Stat.
405). Functions relating to SCORE and ACT programs transferred to Small Business Administration by EO 11871 of July 18, 1975 (40 FR 30915). Functions exercised by the Director of ACTION prior to Mar. 31, 1995, transferred to the Corporation for National and Community Service (107 Stat. 888 and Proclamation 6662 of Apr. 4, 1994 (57 FR 16507)).
Acts of Congress See State, Department of
Administrative Conference of the United States Established by act of Aug. 30, 1964 (78 Stat. 615). Terminated by act of Nov. 19, 1995 (109 Stat. 480).
Advanced Research Projects Agency See Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Advisory Board. See other part of title
Aeronautical Board Organized in 1916 by agreement of War and Navy Secretaries. Placed under supervision of President by military order of July 5, 1939. Dissolved by Secretary of Defense letter of July 27, 1948, and functions transferred to Munitions Board and Research and Development Board. Military order of July 5, 1939, revoked by military order of Oct. 18, 1948.
Aeronautics, Bureau of Established in the Department of the Navy by act of July 12, 1921 (42 Stat. 140). Abolished by act of Aug. 18, 1959 (73 Stat. 395) and functions transferred to Bureau of Naval Weapons.
Aeronautics, National Advisory Committee for Established by act of Mar.
3, 1915 (38 Stat. 930). Terminated by act of July 29, 1958 (72 Stat.
432), and functions transferred to National Aeronautics and Space Administration, established by same act.
Aeronautics Administration, Civil See Aeronautics Authority, Civil
Aeronautics Authority, Civil Established under act of June 23, 1938 (52 Stat. 973). Renamed Civil Aeronautics Board and Administrator transferred to the Department of Commerce by Reorg. Plan Nos. III and IV of 1940, effective June 30, 1940. Office of Administrator designated Civil Aeronautics Administration by Department Order 52 of Aug. 29,
1940. Administration transferred to Federal Aviation Agency by act of Aug. 23, 1958 (72 Stat. 810). Functions of Board under act of Aug. 23,
1958 (72 Stat. 775), transferred to National Transportation Safety Board by act of Oct. 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 931). Functions of Board terminated or transferred--effective in part Dec. 31, 1981; in part Jan. 1, 1983; and in part Jan. 1, 1985--by act of Aug. 23, 1958 (92 Stat. 1744). Most remaining functions transferred to Secretary of Transportation, remainder to U.S. Postal Service. Termination of Board finalized by act of Oct. 4, 1984 (98 Stat. 1703).
Aeronautics Board, Civil See Aeronautics Authority, Civil
Aeronautics Branch Established in the Department of Commerce to carry out provisions of act of May 20, 1926 (44 Stat. 568). Renamed Bureau of Air Commerce by Secretary's administrative order of July 1, 1934. Personnel and property transferred to Civil Aeronautics Authority by EO
7959 of Aug. 22, 1938.
Aeronautics and Space Council, National Established by act of July 29,
1958 (72 Stat. 427). Abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1973, effective June 30, 1973.
Aging, Administration on Established by Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare on Oct. 1, 1965, to carry out provisions of act of July 14,
1965 (79 Stat. 218). Reassigned to Social and Rehabilitation Service by Department reorganization of Aug. 15, 1967. Transferred to Office of Assistant Secretary for Human Development by Secretary's order of June
15, 1973. Transferred to the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services by Secretary's reorganization notice dated Apr. 15, 1991.
Aging, Federal Council on Established by Presidential memorandum of Apr. 2, 1956. Reconstituted at Federal level by Presidential letter of Mar. 7, 1959, to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. Abolished by EO 11022 of May 15, 1962, which established President's Council on Aging.
Aging, Office of Established by Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare June 2, 1955, as Special Staff on Aging. Terminated Sept. 30,
1965, and functions assumed by Administration on Aging.
Aging, President's Council on Established by EO 11022 of May 14, 1962. Terminated by EO 11022, which was revoked by EO 12379 of Aug. 17, 1982.
Agricultural Adjustment Administration Established by act of May 12,
1933 (48 Stat. 31). Consolidated into Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration as Agricultural Adjustment Agency, Department of Agriculture, by EO 9069 of Feb. 23, 1942. Grouped with other agencies to form Food Production Administration by EO 9280 of Dec. 5, 1942. Transferred to War Food Administration by EO 9322 of Mar. 26, 1943. Administration terminated by EO 9577 of June 29, 1945, and functions transferred to Secretary of Agriculture. Transfer made permanent by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, effective July 16, 1946. Functions of Agricultural Adjustment Agency consolidated with Production and Marketing Administration by Secretary's Memorandum 1118 of Aug. 18,
Agricultural Adjustment Agency See Agricultural Adjustment Administration
Agricultural Advisory Commission, National Established by EO 10472 of July 20, 1953. Terminated Feb. 4, 1965, on resignation of members.
Agricultural Chemistry and Engineering, Bureau of See Agricultural Engineering, Bureau of
Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration Established by EO 9069 of Feb. 23, 1942, consolidating Agricultural Adjustment Agency, Sugar Agency, Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, and Soil Conservation Service. Consolidated into Food Production Administration by EO 9280 of Dec. 5, 1942.
Agricultural Conservation Program Service Established by Secretary of Agriculture Jan. 21, 1953, from part of Production and Marketing Administration. Merged with Commodity Stabilization Service by Secretary's Memorandum 1446, supp. 2, of Apr. 19, 1961.
Agricultural Developmental Service, International Established by Secretary of Agriculture memorandum of July 12, 1963. Functions and delegations of authority transferred to Foreign Agricultural Service by Secretary's memorandum of Mar. 28, 1969. Functions transferred by Secretary to Foreign Economic Development Service Nov. 8, 1969.
Agricultural Economics, Bureau of Established by act of May 11, 1931
(42 Stat. 532). Functions transferred to other units of the Department of Agriculture, including Consumer and Marketing Service and Agricultural Research Service, under Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supp.
4, of Nov. 2, 1953.
Agricultural Engineering, Bureau of Established by act of Feb. 23, 1931
(46 Stat. 1266). Merged with Bureau of Chemistry and Soils by Secretarial order of Oct. 16, 1938, to form Bureau of Agricultural Chemistry and Engineering.
Agricultural and Industrial Chemistry, Bureau of Bureau of Chemistry and Bureau of Soils, created in 1901, combined into Bureau of Chemistry and Soils by act of Jan. 18, 1927 (44 Stat. 976). Soils units transferred to other agencies of the Department of Agriculture and remaining units of Bureau of Chemistry and Soils and Bureau of Agricultural Engineering consolidated with Bureau of Agricultural Chemistry and Engineering by Secretary's order of Oct. 16, 1938. In February 1943 agricultural engineering research made part of Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering, and organization for continuing agricultural chemistry research relating to crop utilization named Bureau of Agricultural and Industrial Chemistry, in accordance with Research Administration Memorandum 5 issued pursuant to EO 9069 of Feb. 23, 1942, and in conformity with Secretary's Memorandums
960 and 986. Functions transferred to Agricultural Research Service under Secretary's Memorandum 1320, supp. 4, of Nov. 2, 1953.
Agricultural Library, National Established by Secretary of Agriculture Memorandum 1496 of Mar. 23, 1962. Consolidated into Science and Education Administration by Secretary's order of Jan. 24, 1978. Reestablished as National Agricultural Library by Secretary's order of June 16, 1981. Became part of Agricultural Research Service in 1994 under Department of Agriculture reorganization.
Agricultural Marketing Administration Established by EO 9069 of Feb.
23, 1942, consolidating Surplus Marketing Administration, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Commodity Exchange Administration. Division of Consumers' Counsel transferred to Administration by Secretary's memorandum of Feb. 28, 1942. Consolidated into Food Distribution Administration in the Department of Agriculture by EO 9280 of Dec. 5,
Agricultural Marketing Service Established by the Secretary of Agriculture pursuant to act of June 30, 1939 (53 Stat. 939). Merged into Agricultural Marketing Administration by EO 9069 of Feb. 23, 1942. Renamed Consumer and Marketing Service by Secretary's Memorandum 1567, supp. 1, of Feb. 8, 1965. Reestablished as Agricultural Marketing Service by the Secretary of Agriculture on Apr. 2,
1972, under authority...