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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 226 -JUNE 20,1949 "Reorganization." "Regulation or other action." Suits, proceedings, etc. Congressional rules for consideration of plans. PoS, p. 2W7 . Modification. MATTERS DEEMED TO BE REORGANIZATIONS SEC. 8 . For the purposes of this Act the term "reorganization" means any transfer, consolidation, coordination, authorization, or abolition, referred to in section 3. SAVING PROVISIONS SEC. 9. (a) (1) Any statute enacted, and any regulation or other action made, prescribed, issued, granted, or performed in respect of or by any agency or function affected by a reorganization under the provisions of this Act, before the effective date of such reorganization, shall, except to the extent rescinded, modified, superseded, or made inapplicable by or under authority of law or by the abolition of a func- tion, have the same effect as if such reorganization had not been made; but where any such statute, regulation, or other action has vested the function in the agency from which it is removed under the plan, such function shall, insofar as it is to be exercised after the plan becomes effective, be considered as vested in the agency under which the func- tion is placed by the plan. (2) As used in paragraph (1) of this subsection the term "regula- tion or other action" means any regulation, rule, order, policy, determi- nation, directive, authorization, permit, privilege, requirement, desig- nation, or other action. (b) No suit, action, or other proceeding lawfully commenced by or against the head of any agency or other officer of the United States, in his official capacity or in relation to the discharge of his official duties, shall abate by reason of the taking effect of any reorganization plan under the provisions of this Act, but the court may, on motion or supplemental petition filed at any time within twelve months after such reorganization plan takes effect, showing a necessity for a sur- vival of such suit, action, or other proceeding to obtain a settlement of the questions involved, allow the same to be maintained by or against the successor of such head or officer under the reorganization effected by such plan or, if there be no such successor, against such agency or officer as the President shall designate. UNEXPENDED APPROPRIATIONS SEC. 10. The appropriations or portions of appropriations unex- pended by reason of the operation of this Act shall notbe used for any purpose, but shall be impounded and returned to the Treasury. PRINTING OF REORGANIZATION PLANS SEC. 11. Each reorganization plan which shall take effect shall be printed in the Statutes at Large in the same volume as the public laws, and shall be printed in the Federal Register. TITLE II SEC. 201. The following sections of this title are enacted by the Congress: (a) As an exercise of the rule-making power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be con- sidered as part of the rules of each House, respectively, but applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in such House in the case of resolutions (as defined in section 202); and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (b) With full recognition of the constitutional right of either 206 [63 STAT.