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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-PLAN NO. I-APR . 25, 1939 as the Federal Works Agency, with a Federal Works Administrator at the head thereof. The Federal Works Administrator shall be mFederal Work Ad- appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of ment, salary, authori- the Senate, and shall receive a salary at the rate of $12,000 per annum. ty' He shall have general direction and supervision over the administra- tion of the several agencies consolidated into the Federal Works Agency by this section and shall be responsible for the coordination of their functions. (b) The Federal Works Administrator shall appoint an Assistant Wst Adnitederal Federal Works Administrator, who shall receive a salary at the rate of tor. $9,000 per annum, and he may also appoint such other personnel and make such expenditures as may be necessary. (c) The Assistant Administrator shall act as Administrator during Duties. the absence or disability of the Administrator, or in the event of a vacancy in that office, and shall perform such other duties as the Administrator shall direct.ersonnel (d) The several agencies and functions consolidated by this section ersonne in the Federal Works Agency shall carry with them their personnel. SECTION 302. Public Roads Administration. - (a)The Bureau of Pub- minisratio Ad lic Roads and its functions shall be administered as the Public Roads Administration at the head of which shall be the Chief of the Bureau of Public Roads whose title shall be changed to Commissioner of o r Public Roads. Hereafter the Commissioner of Public Roads shall be public Roads, ap- appointed by the Federal Works Administrator. pointmont. (b) All functions of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to the nated functions of de- administration of the Bureau of Public Roads are hereby transferred retary of Agriculture. to, and shall be exercised by, the Federal Works Administrator. SECTION 303. Public Buildings Administration.- (a) The Public Administration, des- Buildings Branch of the Procurement Division and its functions, the ignaetVedgai con- Branch of Buildings Management of the National Park Service and its functions (except those relating to monuments and memorials) and the functions of the National Park Service in the District of Columbia in connection with the general assignment of space, the selection of sites for public buildings, and the determination of the priority in which the construction or enlargement of public buildings shall be under- taken, are hereby consolidated and shall be administered as the Public Buildings Administration, with a Commissioner of Publicr Buildings at the head thereof. The Commissioner of Public Buildings Public Bui,"'ingas. shall be appointed by the Federal Works Administrator and shall receive a salary at the rate of $9,000 per anuum. The Commissioner of Public Buildings shall act under the direction and supervision of the Federal Works Administrator. (b) All functions of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Director Frnctrdto Frlal of Procurement relating to the administration of the Public Buildings Works Administrator. Branch of the Procurement Division and to the selection of location and sites for public buildings, and all functions of the Secretary of the Interior and the Director of the National Park Service relating to the administration of the functions of the Branch of Buildings Manage ment and the functions of the National Park Service in the District of Columbia in connection with the general assignment of space, the selection of sites for public buildings, and the determination of the priority in which the construction or enlargement of public buildings shall be undertaken, are hereby transferred to, and shall be exercised by, the Federal Works Administrator. SECTION 304. United States Housing Authority. - (a) The United ingtAuthority. States Housing Authority and its functions shall be administered by the United States Housing Administrator under the direction and super- vision of the Federal Works Administrator. 1427