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EXECUTIVE ORDER 9664

CONTINUING THE WORK OF THE FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICE COMMITTEE

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes, it is hereby ordered as follows:

The duties and responsibilities imposed upon the Committee on Fair Employment Practice by Executive Order 8802, dated June 25, 1941, as amended by Executive Order 8823 of July 18, 1941, and by Executive Order 9346 of May 27, 1943, shall be continued thereunder for the period and subject to the conditions stated in the National War Agencies Appropriation Act, 1946, (Public Law 156, 79th Congress, 1st Session, approved July 17, 1945).

As a part of its duties the Committee shall investigate, make findings and recommendations, and report to the President, with respect to discrimination in industries engaged in work contributing to the production of military supplies or to the effective transition to a peacetime economy.

HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
December 18, 1945