U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 5. Reports of Subordinate Bodies and Committees; Unvouchered Expenditures

     Reports shall be submitted by all subordinate bodies and by the advisory commission to the council, and from time to time the council shall report to the President or to the heads of executive departments upon special inquiries or subjects appropriate thereto. When deemed proper the President may authorize, in amounts stipulated by him, unvouchered expenditures.

(Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 418, § 2, 39 Stat. 650; Aug. 7, 1946, ch. 770, § 1(53), 60 Stat. 870.)

Codification

     Second sentence was from a proviso to the first sentence, which was affected by act Aug. 7, 1946.

Amendments

     1946—Act Aug. 7, 1946, repealed all provisions requiring annual reports to Congress of the Council’s activities and expenditures.

Termination of Advisory Commissions

     Advisory commissions in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5, 1973, unless, in the case of a commission established by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such commission is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period, or in the case of a commission established by the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. Advisory commissions established after Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later than the expiration of the 2-year period beginning on the date of their establishment, unless, in the case of a commission established by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such commission is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period, or in the case of a commission established by the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. See sections 3(2) and 14 of Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 5. Reports of Subordinate Bodies and Committees; Unvouchered Expenditures," U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense in U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DK91X124S7YIUS6.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 5. Reports of Subordinate Bodies and Committees; Unvouchered Expenditures." U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense, in U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DK91X124S7YIUS6.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 5. Reports of Subordinate Bodies and Committees; Unvouchered Expenditures' in U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 50, War and National Defense, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DK91X124S7YIUS6.