Executive Order 11086
AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 10587 RELATING TO THE
ADMINISTRATION OF SECTION 32(h) OF THE TRADING WITH THE ENEMY ACT
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.), and by section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code (65 Stat. 713), and as President of the United States, it is ordered that sections 1, 2 and 3 of Executive Order No. 10587 of January 13, 1955 (20 F.R. 361) are amended to read as follows:
"SECTION 1. The Jewish Restitution Successor Organization, a charitable membership organization incorporated under the laws of the State of New York, is hereby designated as successor in interest to deceased persons in accordance with and for the purposes of subsection (h) of section 32 of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as added by the Act of August 23, 1954 (68 Stat. 767), and amended by section 204(a) of Public Law 87-846, approved October 22, 1962 (76 Stat. 1114).
"SEC. 2. Exclusive of the designation of the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization under section 1 of this Order and the exercise of jurisdiction over the claims referred to in section 3, the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission is hereby delegated and shall carry out the functions provided for in subsection (h) of section 32 of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, including the designation or refusal of designation of other organizations under the first sentence of that subsection, the payment of $500,000 out of the War Claims Fund to the designated organization or organizations and all other powers, duties, authority and discretion vested in or conferred upon the President.
"SEC. 3. Jurisdiction over the claims filed by the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization with the Attorney General under subsection (h) of section 32 of the Trading with the Enemy Act prior to the amendment thereof by section 204(a) of Public Law 87-846 shall remain with the Attorney General pending the discharge of such claims by that organization's acceptance of payment pursuant to subsection (h) , as amended, or other discharge of such claims pursuant to law."
JOHN F. KENNEDY
THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 26, 1963.