Reorganization Plan No. 18 of 1950

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All functions with respect to the operation, maintenance, and custody of office buildings owned by the Government and of office buildings or parts thereof acquired by lease, including those post office buildings which, as determined by the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, are not used predominantly for post office purposes, are hereby transferred from the respective agencies in which now vested to the Administrator of General Services, exclusive, however, of all such functions with respect to the Treasury Building, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Building, the buildings occupied by the National Bureau of Standards, and the buildings under the jurisdiction of the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.


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  • 64 Stat. 1270
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Reorganization Plan

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Statutes at Large


Prepared by the President and transmitted to the Senate and the House of Representatives in Congress assembled, March 13, 1950, pursuant to the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1949, approved June 20, 1949.

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64 Stat. 1270 (1950); Reorg. Plan No. 18 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1952
  • 03/13/1950


  • Government property
  • Reorganization
  • Executive departments
  • Public buildings
  • Administrative agencies
  • Administrative agencies--Reorganization
  • Executive departments--Reorganization


Reorganization plan

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1270-71

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