11 cold storage) of food resources, livestock and poultry feed and seed, and for the domes
cold storage) of food resources, livestock and poultry feed and seed,
and for the domestic distribution of farm equipment and fertilizer
(excluding transportation thereof).
(g) "Functions" include powers, duties, authority,
responsibilities, and discretion.
(h) "Head of each Federal department or agency engaged in
procurement for the national defense" means the heads of the Departments
of Defense, Energy, and Commerce, as well as those departments and
agencies listed in Executive Order No. 10789.
(i) "Heads of other appropriate Federal departments and agencies"
as used in part VIII of this order means the heads of such other Federal
agencies and departments that acquire information or need information
with respect to making any determination to exercise any authority under
(j) "Health resources" means materials, facilities, health
supplies, and equipment (including pharmaceutical, blood collecting and
dispensing supplies, biological, surgical textiles, and emergency
surgical instruments and supplies) required to prevent the impairment
of, improve, or restore the physical and mental health conditions of the
(k) "Metals and minerals" means all raw materials of mineral origin
(excluding energy) including their refining, smelting, or processing,
but excluding their fabrication.
(l) "Strategic and Critical Materials" means materials (including
energy) that (1) would be needed to supply the military, industrial, and
essential civilian needs of the United States during a national security
emergency, and (2) are not found or produced in the United States in
sufficient quantities to meet such need and are vulnerable to the
termination or reduction of the availability of the material.
(m) "Water resources" means all usable water, from all sources,
within the jurisdiction of the United States, which can be managed,
controlled, and allocated to meet emergency requirements.
Sec. 902. General. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection
902(c) of this order, the authorities vested in the President by title
VII of the Act may be exercised and performed by the head of each
department and agency in carrying out the delegated authorities under
the Act and this order.
(b) The authorities which may be exercised and performed pursuant
to subsection 902(a) of this order shall include (1) the power to
redelegate authorities, and to authorize the successive redelegation of
authorities, to departments and agencies, officers, and employees of the
government, and (2) the power of subpoena with respect to authorities
delegated in parts II, III, and IV of this order, provided that the
subpoena power shall be utilized only after the scope and purpose of the
investigation, inspection, or inquiry to which the subpoena relates have
been defined either by the appropriate officer identified in subsection
902(a) of this order or by such other person or persons as the officer
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