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[82 STAT. 1369]
[82 STAT. 1369]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. 2 OF 1968

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Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1968 Transmitted Prepared by the President and Transmitted to the Senate and the February 26, 1968. House of Representatives in Congress Assembled^ February 26, 1968, Effective Pursuant to the Provisions of Chapter 9 of Title 5 of the TJniteA ^""^ ^°' ^^^®States Code ' 8° Stat. 393. URBAN MASS TRANSPORTATION

1. Transfer of functions, (a) There are hereby transferred to the Secretary of Transportation: (1) The functions of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 302; 49 U.S.C. 1601-1611), except that there is reserved to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (i) the authority to make grants for or undertake such projects or activities under sections 6(a), 9, and 11 of that Act (49 U.S.C. 1605(a); 1607a; 1607c) as primarily concern golat^^rif^' the relationship of urban transportation systems to the comprehen- go stat! rie! sively planned development of urban areas, or the role of transportation planning in overall urban planning, and (ii) so much of the 78 functions under sections 3, 4, and 5 of the Act (49 U.S.C. 1602- 304. Stat. 3 0 3, 1604) as will enable the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (A) to advise and assist the Secretary of Transportation in making findings and determinations under clause (1) of section 3(c), the first sentence of section 4(a), and clause (1) of section 5 of the Act, and (B) to establish jointly with the Secretary of Transportation the criteria referred to in the first sentence of section 4(a) of the Act. (2) Other functions of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, and functions of the Department of Housing and Urban Development or of any agency or officer thereof, all to the extent that they are incidental to or necessary for the performance of the functions transferred by section 1(a)(1) of this reorganization plan, including, to such extent, the functions of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Housing and Urban Development under (i) title II of the Housing Amendments of 1955 (69 Stat. 642; 42 U.S.C. 1491-1497), insofar as functions thereunder involve assistance specifically authorized for mass transportation facilities or equipment, and (ii) title IV of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 (79 Stat. 485; 42 U.S.C. 3071-3074). (3) The functions of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under section 3(b) of the Act of November 6, 1966 (P.L. 89-774; 80 Stat. 1352; 40 U.S.C. 672(b)). (b) Any reference in this reorganization plan to any provision of law shall be deemed to include, as may be appropriate, reference thereto as amended. SEC. 2. Delegation. The Secretary of Transportation may delegate any of the functions transferred to him by this reorganization plan to such officers and employees of the Department of Transportation as he designates, and may authorize successive redelegations of such functions. SECTION

SEC. 3. Urban Mass Transportation Administration, (a) There is hereby established within the Department of Transportation an Urban Mass Transportation Administration. (b) The Urban Mass Transportation Administration shall be headed by an Urban Mass Transportation Administrator, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and shall be compensated at the rate now or hereafter