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War Mobilization and Reconversion Advisory
War Plants Corporation, Smaller Established by act of June 11, 1942 (56 Stat. 351). Functions transferred by EO 9665 of Dec. 27, 1945, to Reconstruction Finance Corporation and Commerce Department. Abolished by act of June 30, 1947 (61 Siat. 202), and functions transferred for liquidation to General Services Administration by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1957, effective July 1, 1957. War and Post War Adjustment Policies, Advisory Unit on Established in Office of War Mobilization by Presidential direction Nov. 6, 1943. Report submitted Feb. 15, 1944, and Unit Director and Assistant Director submitted letter to Director of War Mobilization ending their work May 12, 1944. War Production Board Established in Office for Emergency Management by EO 9024 of Jan. 16, 1942. Board terminated and successor agency, Civilian Production Administration, established by EO 9638 of Oct. 4, 1945.
War Property Administration, Surplus Established in Office of War Mobilization by EO 9425 of Feb. 19, 1944. Terminated on establishment of Surplus Property Board by act of Oct. 3, 1944 (58 Stat. 768). Surplus Property Administration established in Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion by act of Sept. 18, 1945 (59 Stat. 533), and Board abolished. Domestic functions of Administration merged into War Assets Corporation, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, by EO 9689 of Jan. 31, 1946. Foreign functions transferred to State Department by same order. Transfers made permanent by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1947, effective July 1, 1947. War Refugee Board Established in Executive Office of the President by EO 9417 of Jan. 22, 1944. Terminated by EO 9614 of Sept. 14, 1945. War Relations, Agricultural, Office for See Farm Products, Division of
War Relief Agencies, President's Committee on Established by Presidential letter of Mar. 13, 1941. President's War Relief Control Board established by EO 9205 of July 25, 1942, to succeed Committee. Board terminated by EO 9723 of May 14, 1946, and functions transferred to State Department.
War Relief Control Board, President's See President's Committee on War Relief Agencies War Relocation Authority Established in Office for Emergency Management by EO 9102 of Mar. 18, 1942. Transferred to Interior Department by EO 9423 of Feb. 16, 1944. Terminated by EO 9742 of June 25, 1946.
transferred to Renegotiation Board, established by same act, and General Services Administrator.
War Damage Corporation See War Insurance Corporation War Department Established by act of Aug. 7, 1789 (1 Stat. 49), succeeding similar department established prior to adoption of the Constitution. Three military departments Army; Navy, including naval aviation and U.S. Marine Corps; and Air Force-reorganized under National Military Establishment by act of July 26, 1947 (61 Stat. 495). War Finance Corporation Established by act of Apr. 5, 1918 (40 Stat. 506). Functions and obligations transferred by Reorg. Plan No. Il of 1939, effective July 1, 1939, to Treasury Secretary for liquidation not later than Dec. 31, 1939. War Food Administration See Food Production and Distribution, Administration of War Information, Office of Established in Office of Emergency Management by EO 9182 of June 13, 1942, consolidating Office of Facts and Figures; Office of Government Reports; Division of Information, Office for Emergency Management; and Foreign Information Service_Outpost, Publications, and Pictorial Branches, Coordinator of Information. Abolished by EO 9608 of Aug. 31, 1945. Bureau of Special Services and functions with respect to review of publications of Federal agencies transferred to Bureau of the Budget. Foreign information activities transferred to State Department. War Insurance Corporation Established Dec. 13, 1941, by act of June 10, 1941 (55 Stat. 249). Charter filed Mar. 31, 1942. Renamed War Damage Corporation by act of Mar. 27, 1942 (56 Stat. 175). Transferred from Federal Loan Agency to Commerce Department by EO 9071 of Feb. 24, 1942. Returned to Federal Loan Agency by act of Feb. 24, 1945 (59 Stat. 5). Agency abolished by act of June 30, 1947 (61 Stat. 202), and functions assumed by Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Powers of War Damage Corporation, except for purposes of liquidation, terminated as of Jan. 22, 1947. War Labor Board, National See Defense Mediation Board, National War Manpower Commission Established in Office for Emergency Management by EO 9139 of Apr. 18, 1942. Terminated by EO 9617 of Sept. 19, 1945, and functions, except Procurement and Assignment Service, transferred to Labor Department. War Mobilization, Office of Established by EO 9347 of May 27, 1943. Transferred to Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion by EO 9488 of Oct. 3, 1944.
War Mobilization and Reconversion, Office of Established by act of Oct. 3, 1944 (58 Stat. 785). Consolidated with other agencies by EO 9809 of Dec. 12, 1946, to form Office of Temporary Controls. Media Programming Division and Motion Picture Division transferred to Office of Government Reports, reestablished by same order. Certain other functions transferred to President and Commerce Secretary.
War Resources Board Established in August 1939 as advisory committee to work with Joint Army and Navy Munitions Board. Terminated by President Nov. 24, 1939.
War Resources Council See Defense Resources Committee
Weather Bureau Established in Agriculture Department by act of Oct. 1, 1890 (26 Stat. 653). Transferred to Commerce Department by Reorg. Plan No. IV of 1940, effective June 30, 1940. Functions transferred to Environmental Science Services Administration by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1965, effective July 13, 1965.
War Shipping Administration Established in Office for Emergency Management by EO 9054 Feb. 7, 1942. Terminated by act of July 8, 1946 (60 Stat. 501), and functions transferred to U.S. Maritime Commission, effective Sept. 1, 1946. Water, Office of Saline Established to perform functions vested in Interior Secretary by act of July 29, 1971 (85 Stat. 159). Merged with Office of Water Resources Research to form Office of Water Research and Technology by Secretary's Order 2966 of July 26, 1974. Water Commission, National Established by act of Sept. 26, 1968 (82 Stat. 868). Terminated Sept. 25, 1973, pursuant to terms of act. Water Policy, Office of Established by Interior Department Manual Release 2374 of Dec. 29, 1981, under authority of Assistant Secretary. Abolished by Secretarial Order No. 3096 of Oct. 19, 1983, and functions transferred to Geological Survey and Office of Policy Analysis. Water Pollution Control Administration, Federal Established under Health, Education, and Welfare Secretary by act of Oct. 2, 1965 (79 Stat. 903). Transferred to Interior Department by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1966, effective May 10, 1966. Renamed Federal Water Quality Administration by act of Apr. 3, 1970. Abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1970, effective Dec. 2, 1970, and functions transferred to Environmental Protection Agency. Water and Power Resources Service Renamed Bureau of Reclamation May 18, 1981, by Interior Secretarial Order 3064.
Weather Control, Advisory Committee on Established by act of Aug. 13, 1953 (67 Stat. 559). Act of Aug. 28, 1957 (71 Stat. 426), provided for termination by Dec. 31, 1957. Weights and Measures, Office of Standard Renamed National Bureau of Standards by act of Mar. 3, 1901 (31 Stat. 1449). Bureau transferred from Treasury Department to Department of Commerce and Labor by act of Feb. 14, 1903 (32 Stat. 825). Bureau established within the Department of Commerce by act of Mar. 4, 1913 (37 Stat. 736). Renamed National Institute of Standards and Technology by act of Aug. 23, 1988 (102 Stat. 1827).
Water Quality Administration, Federal See Water Pollution Control Administration, Federal
Water Research and Technology, Office of Established by Interior Secretarial Order 2966 of July 26, 1974. Abolished by Secretarial order of Aug. 25, 1982, and functions transferred to Bureau of Reclamation, Geological Survey, and Office of Water Policy. Water Resources Council Established by act of July 22, 1965 (89 Stat 575). Inactive as of Oct. 1, 1982.
Welfare Administration Established by Health, Education, and Welfare Secretary's reorganization of Jan. 28, 1963. Components consisted of Bureau of Family Services, Children's Bureau, Office of Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Development, and Cuban Refugee Staff. These functions reassigned to Social and Rehabilitation Service by Department reorganization of Aug. 15, 1967. Wilson Memorial Commission, Woodrow Established by act of Oct. 4, 1961 (75 Stat. 783). Terminated on submittal of final report to President and Congress Sept. 29, 1966. Women, Interdepartmental Committee on the Status of Established by EO 11126 of Nov. 1, 1963. Terminated by EO 12050 of Apr. 4, 1978. Women, President's Commission on the Status of Established by EO 10980 of Dec. 14, 1961. Submitted final report to President Oct. 11, 1963. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Established by act of May 14, 1942 (56 Stat. 278). Repealed in part and superseded by act of July 1, 1943 (57 Stat. 371), which established Women's Army Corps. Corps abolished by Defense Secretary Apr. 24, 1978, pursuant to provisions of 10 U.S.C. 125A. Women's Business Enterprise Division Renamed Office of Women's Business Enterprise by Small Business Administrator's reorganization, effective Aug. 19, 1981. Renamed Office of Women's Business Ownership Aug. 19, 1982.
Water Resources Research, Office of Established to perform functions vested in Interior Secretary by act of July 17, 1964 (78 Stat. 329). Merged with Office of Saline Water to form Office of Water Research and Technology by Secretary's Order 2966 of July 26, 1974. Watergate Special Prosecution Force Established by Attorney General order, effective May 25, 1973. Terminated by Attorney General order, effective June 20, 1977.
Women's Reserve Established in U.S. Coast Guard by act of Nov. 23, 1942 (56 Stat. 1020).
Waterways Corporation, Inland Incorporated under act of June 3, 1924 (43 Stat. 360). Transferred from War Department to Commerce Department by Reorg. Plan No. Il of 1939, effective July 1, 1939. Corporation sold to Federal Waterways Corporation under contract of July 24, 1953. Renamed Federal Barge Lines, Inc. Liquidated by act of July 19, 1963 (77 Stat. 81).
Women's Year, 1975, National Commission on the Observance of International Established by EO 11832 of Jan. 9, 1975. Continued by act of Dec. 23, 1975 (89 Stat. 1003). Terminated Mar. 31, 1978, pursuant to terms of act. Wood Utilization, National Committee on Established by Presidential direction in 1925. Abolished by EO 6179-B of June 16, 1933.
Work Projects Administration See Works Progress Administration
Work-Training Programs, Bureau of Abolished by reorganization of Manpower Administration and functions assigned to U.S. Training and Employment Service, effective Mar. 17, 1969. Working Life, Productivity and Quality of, National Center for Established by act of Nov. 28, 1975 (89 Stat. 935). Authorized appropriations expired Sept. 30, 1978, and functions assumed by National Productivity Council. Works, Advisory Committee on Federal Public Established by President Oct. 5, 1955. Abolished by President Mar. 12, 1961, and functions assigned to Bureau of the Budget. Works Administration, Federal Civil Established by EO 6420-B of Nov. 9, 1933. Function of employment expired March 1934. Function of settling claims continued under Works Progress Administration.
Works Progress Administration Established by EO 7034 of May 6, 1935, and continued by subsequent yearly emergency relief appropriation acts. Renamed Work Projects Administration by Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1939, effective July 1, 1939, which provided for consolidation of Works Progress Administration into Federal Works Agency. Transferred by President to Federal Works Administrator Dec. 4, 1942. Works, Special Board of Public See Land Program, Director of Yards and Docks, Bureau of Established by acts of Aug. 31, 1842 (5 Stat. 579), and July 5, 1862 (12 Stat. 510). Abolished by Defense Department reorg. order of Mar. 9, 1966, and functions transferred to Navy Secretary (31 FR 7188). Youth Administration, National Established in Works Progress Administration by EO 7086 of June 26, 1935. Transferred to Federal Security Agency by Reorg. Plan No. I of 1939, effective July 1, 1939. Transferred to Bureau of Training, War Manpower Commission, by EO 9247 of Sept. 17, 1942. Terminated by act of July 12, 1943 (57 Stat. 539). Youth Crime, President's Committee on Juvenile Delinquency and Established by EO 10940 of May 11, 1961. Terminated by EO 11529 of Apr. 24, 1970.
Works Administration, Public See Emergency Administration of Public Works, Federal
Works Agency, Federal Established by Reorg. Plan No. I of 1939, effective July 1, 1939. Functions relating to defense housing transferred to Federal Public Housing Authority, National Housing Agency, by EO 9070 of Feb. 24, 1942. Abolished by act of June 30, 1949 (63 Stat. 380), and functions transferred to General Services Administration. Works Emergency Housing Corporation, Public Established by EO 6470 of Nov. 29, 1933. Incorporated under laws of State of Delaware. Abolished and liquidated as of Aug. 14, 1935, by filing of certificate of surrender of corporate rights. Works Emergency Leasing Corporation, Public Incorporated Jan. 3, 1934, under laws of Delaware by direction of Administrator of Public Works. Terminated with filed certificate of dissolution with secretary of state of Delaware Jan. 2, 1935.
Youth Fitness, President's Council on Established by EO 10673 of July 16, 1956. Renamed President's Council on Physical Fitness by EO 11074 of Jan. 8, 1963. Renamed President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports by EO 11398 of Mar. 4, 1968. Youth Opportunity, President's Council on Established by EO 11330 of Mar. 5, 1967. Inactive as of June 30, 1971; EO 11330 revoked by EO 12379 of Aug. 17, 1982. Youth Programs, Office of Established in Interior Department by Secretarial Order No. 2985 of Jan. 7, 1965. Functions moved to Office of Historically Black College and University Programs and Job Corps, Office of the Secretary, by Departmental Manual Release 2788 of Mar. 22, 1988.
APPENDIX C: Agencies Appearing in the Code of Federal
Regulations (This section contains an alphabetical listing of agencies appearing in the Code of Federal
Regulations (CFR). The listing was revised as of March 29, 1996.)
Federal Acquisition Regulation
Federal Acquisition Regulation
World Agricultural Outlook Board
Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
CFR Title, Subtitle or
Engineers, Corps of
Federal Acquisition Regulation
People Who Are
Travel and Tourism Administration, United States
Advanced Research Projects Agency
22, XIII 15,1 32, XIX 45, III 45, II, III, IV, X 45, XXII 45, VII 34,1 33, 1; 46, 1; 49, IV 44, IV 15, I 37, V 15, VIII 13, III 44, IV 15, VII 48, 13 50, VI 15, IV 15, III; 19, III 15, 11 50, II, IV 15, IX; 50, II, III, IV, VI 15, XXIII; 47, III
15, IX 37, 1 37, IV
15, Subtitle A
45, X 12,1 29, IX 16, 11 7, XXXIV 37, 11 48, 99 40, V 19, 1 32, 1 5, XXVI; 32, Subtitle A 32,1 32, VII