Executive Order No. 9 of January 17, 1873, prohibiting the holding of Federal and State offices at the same time, is hereby amended so as to permit persons holding State, Territorial, or municipal positions to receive, unless prohibited by law, appointments under the Department of Commerce when the Secretary of that department deems such employment necessary to secure a more efficient administration of the duties of his department.

Signature of Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover
The White House,
July 3, 1931.

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