November 9, 1965 from Bureau of the Budget Director Charles Schultze to White House aide Lee White notifying White of the introduction of legislation in the House and Senate (including one bill by Senate Commerce Committee chairman Warren Magnuson (D-WA)) to remove the Maritime Administration from the Department of Commerce and establish it as an independent agency. Schultze notes that “Separation of the Maritime Administration from Commerce would be a move against the thrust of probable Administration reorganization plans, e.g., a Department of Transportation.”