48 CFR 32.302 - Authority.
Congress has authorized Federal Reserve Banks to act, on behalf of guaranteeing agencies, as fiscal agents of the United States in the making of loan guarantees for defense production (Section 301, Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2091)). By Executive Order 10480, August 14, 1953 ( 3 CFR 1949-53), as amended, the President has designated the following agencies as guaranteeing agencies:
(a) Department of Defense.
(b) Department of Energy.
(c) Department of Commerce.
(d) Department of the Interior.
(e) Department of Agriculture.
(f) General Services Administration.
(g) National Aeronautics and Space Administration.