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REORGANIZATION PLANS REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. 3 OF 19471 Transmitted May Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of 27, 1947. Effective Representatives in Congress assembled, May 27, 1947, pursuant to the pro- July 27, 1947. 59Stat. 613 . visions of the Reorganization Act of 1945, approved December 20, 1945. 5U.S.C.§133y- 133y-16 . HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE AGENCY Section 1. Housing and Home FinanceAgency.- The Home Owners' Loan Corporation, the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corpora- tion, the Federal Housing Administration, the United States Housing Authority, the Defense Homes Corporation, and the United States Housing Corporation, together with their respective functions, the functions of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, and the other functions transferred by this Plan, are consolidated, subject to the provisions of sections 2 to 5, inclusive, hereof, into an agency which shall be known as the Housing and Home Finance Agency. There shall be in said Agency constituent agencies which shall be known as the Home Loan Bank Board, the Federal Housing Administration, and the Public Housing Administration. Section 2. Home Loan Bank Board. -(a) The Home Loan Bank Board shall consist of three members appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Not more than two members of the Board shall be members of the same political party. The President shall designate the members of the Board first appointed hereunder to serve for terms expiring, respectively, at the close of business on June 30, 1949, June 30, 1950, and June 30, 1951, and thereafter the term of each member shall be four years. Whenever a vacancy shall occur among the members the person appointed to fill such vacancy shall hold office for the unexpired portion of the term of the member whose place he is selected to fill. Each of the members of the Board shall receive compensation at the rate of $10,000 per annum. (b) The President shall designate one of the members of the Home Loan Bank Board as Chairman of the Board. The Chairman shall (1) be the chief executive officer of the Board, (2) appoint and direct the personnel necessary for the performance of the functions of the Board or of the Chairman or of any agency under the Board, and (3) designate the order in which the other members of the Board shall, during the absence or disability of the Chairman, be Acting Chairman and perform the duties of the Chairman. (c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section there are transferred to the Home Loan Bank Board the functions (1) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, (2) of the Board of Directors of the Home Owners' Loan Corporation, (3) of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, (4) of any member or members of any of said Boards, and (5) with respect to the dissolution of the United States Housing Corporation. Section 3. Federal Housing Administration.- The Federal Housing Administration shall be headed by a Federal Housing Commissioner who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and receive compensation at the rate of $10,000 'For negative action on Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1947, see H. Con. Res. 49, 61 Stat., Pt. 2, p. 1023. 954 [61 STAT.