Executive Order 10981
INSPECTION OF INCOME, EXCESS PROFITS,
ESTATE, AND GIFT TAX
RETURNS BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 55(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1939, as amended (53 Stat. 29, 54 Stat. 1008; 26 U.S.C. (1952 Ed.) 55(a) ) and by section 6103(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (68A Stat. 753; 26 U.S.C. 6103(a) ), it is hereby ordered that any income, excess-profits, estate, or gift tax return for the years 1950 to 1961, inclusive, shall, during the Eighty-seventh Congress, be open to inspection by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, in connection with its investigation of the administration, operation, and enforcement of the Internal Security Act of 1950 and other internal security laws pursuant to Senate Resolution 49, Eighty-seventh Congress, agreed to January 31, 1961, such inspection to be in accordance and upon compliance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury in Treasury Decisions 6132 and 6133 relating to the inspection of returns by committees of the Congress, approved by the President on May 3, 1955.
This order shall be effective upon its filing for publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
JOHN F. KENNEDY
December 28, 1961.