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REORGANIZATION PLANS 50 U. S. C., Supp. V, app. § 601 note. 24U. .0.§11. 42 U. . C., Supp. V. I22. recording of sales, conveyances, and mortgages of vessels; protection of steerage passengers; all other functions of such bureau, offices, and boards which were performed by the Bureau of Customs on behalf thereof immediately prior to the effective date of Executive Order No. 9083 of February 28, 1942 (7 F. R. 1609); and the power to remit and mitigate fines, penalties and forfeitures incurred under the laws governing these functions. Sec. 103. Powers of the Secretary of the Treasury.- The functions transferred by sections 101 and 102 of this plan may be performed through such officers and employees of the United States Coast Guard and the Bureau of Customs, respectively, as may be designated by the Commandant of the Coast Guard and the Commissioner of Customs, respectively, and shall be performed subject to the direction and control of the Secretary of the Treasury except as otherwise required by law with respect to the United States Coast Guard whenever it operates as a part of the Navy. Sec. 104. Abolition of agencies.- The Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation, the office of the director thereof, the offices of super- vising inspectors, principal traveling inspectors, local inspectors, assistant inspectors, shipping commissioners, deputy shipping com- missioners, and the Board of Supervising Inspectors, the Boards of Local Inspectors, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board, and the Marine Boards are hereby abolished. The Secretary of the Treasury shall provide for winding up those affairs of the said abolished agencies which are not otherwise disposed of herein. PART II. DEPARTMENT OF WAR AND DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY Sec. 201. Functions with respect to certain insane persons. -(a) The functions of Saint Elizabeths Hospital and the superintendent thereof, and of the Federal Security Agency and the Federal Security Admin- istrator, with respect to the care, treatment, and custody of insane persons as provided in section 4843 of the Revised Statutes (24 U. S . C . 191) are hereby transferred or abolished as follows: (1) Functions with respect to insane persons belonging to the Army or falling, by reason of employment or service in the Army, within any of the categories enumerated in said section, are transferred to the Secretary of War and shall be performed by the Secretary or, subject to his direction and control, by such officers and agencies of the Department of War as he may designate. (2) Functions with respect to insane persons belonging to the Navy or falling, by reason of prior service in the Navy, within any of the categories enumerated in said section, are transferred to the Secretary of the Navy and shall be performed by the Secretary or, subject to his direction and control, by such officers and agencies of the Department of the Navy as he may designate. (For the purposes of this sub- paragraph (2), the Marine Corps but not the Coast Guard is included in the Navy.) (3) Functions with respect to insane persons belonging to the Coast Guard are abolished. (b) Nothing in subsection (a) of this section shall affect the functions and authority of Saint Elizabeths Hospital, the superintendent thereof, the Federal Security Agency, or the Federal Security Administrator with respect to any person heretofore admitted to Saint Elizabeths Hospital and a patient therein on the effective date of this plan under the provisions of section 4843 of the Revised Statutes, or the functions and authority of said officers and agencies or of the Public Health Service with respect to Coast Guard members as beneficiaries of the Public Health Service, as provided by section 504 of the Public Health Service Act (58 Stat. 710, 42 U. S . C . 222). [60 STAT.