Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1970

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Summary

  • The following functions are transferred to the Secretary of Commerce: all functions vested by law in the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries of the Department of the Interior; functions vested by law in the Secretary of the Interior relating to migratory marine species of game fish; those functions which are administered through the Marine Minerals Technology Center of the Bureau of Mines; all functions vested in the National Science Foundation by the National Sea Grant College and Program Act of 1966; and those functions vested in the Secretary of Defense with respect to surveys and charting of northern and northwestern lakes and connecting waters.
  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is established in the Department of Commerce. The personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of appropriations, allocations, and other funds of the Environmental Science Services Administration shall become personnel, property, records, and unexpended balances of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Provisions are set forth for the officers and administration of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The following are abolished: the Environmental Science Services Administration in the Department of Commerce; and the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries in the Department of the Interior.

Subject

  • United States Bureau of Commercial Fisheries
  • United States Bureau of Mines
  • United States Environmental Science Services Administration
  • Marine Minerals Technology Center (U.S.)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Sea Grant College and Program Act of 1966
  • United States. Secretary of Commerce
  • United States. Secretary of Defense
  • United States Dept. of the Interior

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 84 Stat. 2090
  • Title 05, Government Organization and Employees
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

84 Stat. 2090 (1970); Reorg. Plan No. 4 of 1970 (Book)

Contact information

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

Date

  • 1971
  • 07/09/1970

Topic

  • Emigration and immigration
  • Hydrographic surveying
  • Fishes
  • United States. Dept. of Commerce
  • Reorganization
  • Migrations
  • Lakes
  • Fisheries
  • Marine resources conservation
  • Administrative agencies
  • Fishery conservation
  • Administrative agencies--Reorganization
  • Fishes--Migration

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 4; Page Numbers: 2090-93

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