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(3) The Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time when he deems it in the public interest designate any officer in his Department to render temporary service under the provisions of, 46Stat.498. and subject to the conditions named in, section 2 of the Act

of June 5, 1930, (46 Stat. 498). Liaison officers. (4) The Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Agricul- ture may each designate an officer in his Department, acceptable to the Secretary of State, to serve in the Department of State as liaison officer in connection with the administration of the foreign service of the United States. Representation on (5) One officer in the Department of Commerce designated by ice Personnel for For- the Secretary of Commerce and acceptable to the Secretary of eign Service. State and one officer in the Department of Agriculture designated by the Secretary of Agriculture and acceptable to the Secretary of State shall be added to the membership of the Board of Foreign Service Personnel for the Foreign Service. Status of Foreign (C) Status of Foreign Service Officers.- Foreign Commerce Service ervce officers. officers and Foreign Agricultural Service officers who by reason of transfer to the Foreign Service of the United States and by appoint- ment according to law acquire status of Foreign Service officers therein shall not be included in the total number of officers in such Service for the purpose of determining the percentage limitation established Ante, p. 55. by section 10 of the Act of February 23, 1931 (46 Stat. 1207), as amended. China Trade Act (d) China Trade Act Registrar. -Such officer of the Foreign Service Registrar. eglsra r as the Secretary of State shall make available for that purpose may be authorized by the Secretary of Commerce to perform the duties of China Trade Act Registrar provided for in the Act of September 19, 15 U.S. C.ch. 4. 1922 (42 Stat. 849), under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce. Foreign Service (e) Foreign Service Buildings Commission. -The Foreign Service Buildings Commis- sion. Buildings Commission and its functions are hereby transferred to the Department of State. The Commission shall exercise advisory func- tions, but all other functions (including administrative functions) shall be exercised under the direction and supervision of the Secretary of State by such division, bureau, or office in the Department of State as the Secretary shall determine. Treasury Depart- SEC. 2. Treasury Department. -Transfers,consolidations, anl aboli- tions relating to the Department of the Treasury arre Icreby effected as follows: Bureau of Light- (a) Bureau of Lighthouses.-The Bureau of Lighthouses in the Department of Commerce and its functions are hereby transferred to and shall be consolidated with and administered as a part of the Coast Guard in the Department of the Treasury. RDirector Gener al o (b) Director General of Railroads: Office Abolished and Functions Railroads: Office abol- ished and functions Transferred.-The office of Director General of Railroads is hereby transferred abolished. The functions and duties of the Director General of Railroads are hereby transferred to the Secretary of the Treasury to be exercised and performed by him personally or through such officer or officers of the Department of the Treasury as he may authorize. 41 Stat. 461 . The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby designated as the agent pro- 49U.S.C.t74 vided for in section 206 of the Transportation Act, 1920 (41 Stat. 461). War Finance Cor. (c) War Finance CorporationAbolished.- All of the functions, prop- poration abolished. erty, and obligations of the War Finance Corporation not heretofore transferred by statute to the Secretary of the Treasury are hereby transferred to the Department of the Treasury. The War Finance Corporation is hereby abolished and the Secretary of the Treasury shall complete the winding up of its affairs and shall dispose of its 45 Stat.c 374 assets in accordance with the Act of March 1, 1929 (45 Stat. 1442), not later than December 31, 1939. 1432 REORGANIZATION PLANS F53 ST.AT.