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Subject file category FG 999 contains materials pertaining to Proposed Departments-Agencies-Boards-Commissions. The principal correspondents are Steve Bull, James Cavanaugh, Dwight Chapin, Kenneth Cole, Richard Cook, John Ehrlichman, Roland Elliott, Richard Fairbanks, Robert Finch, Peter Flanigan, Alexander Haig, Bryce Harlow, Tod Hullin, Henry Kissinger, Virginia Knauer, Tom Korologos, Fred Malek, Daniel P. Moynihan, David Parker, Jonathan Rose, Geoff Shepard, George Shultz, Maurice Stans, William Timmons, Gerald Warren, Caspar Weinberger, John Whitaker, and Ronald Ziegler.

The terms Executive and General precede each FG 999 file designation. Executive items include communications among national, state, and local governments and their agencies, members of Congress, and other prominent correspondents. Items designated General are communications between government officials and private citizens, institutions, and other private interests, including petitions sent by members of the general public.

The types of materials filed under FG 999 are letters and memoranda, printed materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs. When a document included several subjects or could be requested under several similar file categories, the White House Central Files placed cross reference notations on the document.

Related subject categories and subcategories include:

BE 2-1 Deceptive Practices (Consumer)
ED Education
FG 6-1 Bureau of the Budget
FG 6-11-1/Ehrlichman, John Ehrlichman, John
FG 6-16 Office of Management and Budget
FG 23 Department of Health, Education and Welfare
HE 1 Diseases
UT Utilities
WE Welfare
WE 9 Youth Programs

FG 999 PROPOSED DEPARTMENTS-AGENCIES-BOARDS-COMMISSIONS

Included in the Executive files of category FG 999 are topics that propose the establishment of several social and economic government agencies, boards, and commissions at the federal level, and to a lesser extent, the state and local levels as well. There are also proposals for the establishment of commissions that deal with the war in Vietnam. Among the more prominent topics of this subcategory are the Federal Center City Bicentennial Development Corporation, the Consumer Protection Agency, the Federal Insurance Guaranty Administration, the Export-Import Bank Discount Loan Corporation, the President's Advisory Commission on Youth, a Commission to investigate campus violence and disorders, the Rural Affairs Council, a commission on non-public school education, the National Commission on Olympic Games, a civilian commission to study the My Lai incident, a commission concerning MIAs and POWs, and a congressional committee to investigate the causes and origins of U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

The General files include a vast amount of correspondence from private citizens. Most of it involves requests from a Presidential Commission on Multiple Sclerosis. Several youth commissions are also proposed, including the Youth Advisory Board, Youth Service Agency, and the Advisory Commission on Youth. There are also numerous proposals for a Cabinet level Department of Education. Several commissions to study the causes of campus violence and a commission to work for the early release of MIAs and POWs are also included.

The dates shown following each subcategory title indicate when the files were begun by the White House Central Files Unit; they do not necessarily indicate the date spans of the materials in the subcategories. See the folder title list for the appropriate dates.

FG 999-1 OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION, SEE: FG 264

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-2 UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, SEE: FG 295

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-3 COMMISSION ON POPULATION GROWTH AND THE AMERICAN FUTURE, SEE: FG 275

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-4 NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH BOARD 8/12/1969, SEE: FG 313

FG 999-5 NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH 8/12/1969

FG 999-6 OFFICE OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS 11/13/1969, SEE: FG 6-18

This subcategory includes several articles dealing with Virginia Knauer's role as the Special Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs.

FG 999-7 COMMISSION ON WORLD TRADE, SEE: FG 263

FG 999-8 NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION 7/16/1970, SEE: FG 21-18

FG 999-9 EXECUTIVE PROTECTIVE SERVICE, SEE: FG 12-11-1

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-10 OFFICE OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY, SEE: FG 6-14

FG 999-11 ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCING AUTHORITY 2/25/1970, SEE: FG 12-13 7/12/1973

FG 999-12 NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION CONTROL COUNCIL, SEE: FG 278

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-13 NATIONAL SPECIAL INDUSTRIES COMMISSION 3/3/1970

FG 999-14 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, INCL.: NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL 3/12/1970, SEE: FG 23-13

FG 999-15 DOMESTIC COUNCIL, SEE: FG 6-15

FG 999-16 OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, SEE: FG 6-16

FG 999-17 NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN ASSOCIATION (HIGHER EDUCATION MESSAGE) 3/23/1970

This subcategory includes Presidential messages concerning the financial condition of higher education and a National Student Loan Association meeting.

FG 999-18 NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

FG 999-19 COMMISSION ON POSTAL COSTS AND REVENUES 4/25/1970, SEE: FG 295-3

FG 999-20 NATIONAL READING COUNCIL, SEE: FG 294

FG 999-21 SPECIAL EDUCATION SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN OPPORTUNITY

This subcategory includes a Presidential message to Congress concerning improvement to the welfare of American Indians.

FG 999-22 INDIAN TRUST COUNSEL

This subcategory includes a Presidential message and correspondence concerning Indian trust rights.

FG 999-23 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, SEE: FG 298

FG 999-24 U.S. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

FG 999-25 U.S. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE

FG 999-26 HUMAN RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF

FG 999-27 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, DEPARTMENT OF

This subcategory concerns the Department of Community Development taking over rural development activities from the Department of Agriculture.

FG 999-28 NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF

This subcategory concerns the transfer of the Army Corps of Engineers from the Department of the Army to the proposed Department of Natural Resources.

FG 999-29 ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF

FG 999-30 FEDERAL EXECUTIVE SERVICE

FG 999-31 QUALIFICATION BOARDS

FG 999-32 ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE

FG 999-33 HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATION (HMO), (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971

This category includes a draft bill to Congress to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance and encouragement for the establishment and expansion of HMOs (Health Maintenance Organizations). In addition, the improvement of HMOs and national health care in general are examined.

FG 999-34 NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOUNDATION (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971, SEE: FG 33

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-35 NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE CORPS (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971, SEE: FG 23-14

FG 999-36 NATIONAL HEALTH MALPRACTICE COMPENSATION COMMISSION (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971

FG 999-37 ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE CONQUEST OF CANCER (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971

FG 999-38 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (HEALTH MESSAGE) 2/18/1971

FG 999-39 NATIONAL BUSINESS COUNCIL FOR CONSUMER AFFAIRS, SEE: FG 21-19

This subcategory is empty.

FG 999-40 FEDERAL TRADE PRACTICES AGENCY

FG 999-41 "ACTION" (REORGANIZATION PLAN #1 OF 1971) 3/24/1971, NOTE: VOLUNTARY ACTION PROGRAMS, VISTA, PEACE CORPS, ETC. SEE: FG 325 7/1/1971

FG 999-42 LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION

FG 999-43 DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION (REORGANIZATION PLAN #2) 3/28/1973, SEE: FG 17-18

This subcategory concerns the President's address to Congress regarding the Drug Enforcement Administration and contains information about the status of the war against drugs and how the administration intended to fight it.

FG 999-44 NON-PARTISAN COMMISSION ON FEDERAL ELECTION REFORM

FG 999-45 ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF

FG 999-46 ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

FG 999-47 NUCLEAR ENERGY COMMISSION

FG 999-48 FEDERAL ENERGY ADMINISTRATION, SEE: FG 377

FG 999-49 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION

FG 999-50 COST OF LIVING TASK FORCE

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