Executive Order 13316
September 23, 2003
of Certain Federal Advisory Committees
(Including the President's Council on Bioethics)
By the authority vested in me as President by the
Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Each advisory committee listed below
is continued until September 30, 2005.
(a) Committee for the Preservation of the White
House; Executive Order 11145, as amended (Department of the Interior).
(b) National Infrastructure Advisory Council;
Section 3 of Executive Order
13231, as amended (Department of Homeland Security).
(c) Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety
and Health; Executive Order 12196, as amended (Department of Labor).
(d) President's Board of Advisors on Historically
Black Colleges and
Universities; Executive Order 13256 (Department of Education).
(e) President's Board of Advisors on Tribal Colleges
Executive Order 13270 (Department of Education).
(f) President's Commission on White House Fellowships;
Executive Order 11183, as amended (Office of Personnel Management).
(g) President's Committee on the Arts and the
Humanities; Executive Order 12367, as amended (National Endowment
for the Arts).
(h) President's Committee on the International
Labor Organization; Executive Order 12216, as amended (Department
(i) President's Committee on the National Medal
of Science; Executive Order 11287, as amended (National Science
(j) President's Council on Bioethics; Executive
Order 13237 (Department of Health and Human Services).
(k) President's Council on Physical Fitness and
Sports; Executive Order 13265 (Department of Health and Human Services).
(l) President's Export Council; Executive Order
12131, as amended (Department of Commerce).
(m) President's National Security Telecommunications
Advisory Committee; Executive Order 12382, as amended (Department
of Homeland Security).
(n) Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee;
Executive Order 12905 (Office of the United States Trade Representative).
Sec. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other
Executive Order, the
functions of the President under the Federal Advisory Committee
Act that are applicable to the committees listed in section 1 of
this order shall be
performed by the head of the department or agency designated after
committee, in accordance with the guidelines and procedures established
by the Administrator of General Services.
Sec. 3. The following Executive Orders, or sections
thereof, which established committees that have terminated or whose
work is completed, are revoked:
(a) Sections 5 through 7 of Executive Order 13111,
as amended by Executive Order 13188 and Section 3(a) of Executive
Order 13218, pertaining to the [*55256] establishment of the Advisory
Committee on Expanding Training Opportunities;
(b) Executive Order 12975, as amended by Executive
Orders 13018, 13046, and 13137, establishing the National Bioethics
(c) Executive Order 13227, as amended by Executive
Order 13255, establishing the President's Commission on Excellence
in Special Education;
(d) Executive Order 13278, establishing the President's
Commission on the United States Postal Service;
(e) Executive Order 13210, establishing the President's
Strengthen Social Security;
(f) Sections 5 through 8 of Executive Order 13177,
pertaining to the
establishment of the President's Council on the Use of Offsets in
(g) Executive Order 13263, establishing the President's
Commission on Mental Health;
(h) Executive Order 13214, establishing the President's
Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation's Veterans;
(i) Executive Order 13147, as amended by Executive
Order 13167, establishing the White House Commission on Complementary
and Alternative Medicine Policy.
Sec. 4. Executive Order 13225 is superseded.
Sec. 5. Section 1-102(a) of Executive Order 12131,
as amended, is further
amended to read as follows:
"(a) The heads of the following executive
agencies or their representatives:
(1) Department of State.
(2) Department of the Treasury.
(3) Department of Agriculture.
(4) Department of Commerce.
(5) Department of Labor.
(6) Department of Energy.
(7) Department of Homeland Security.
(8) Office of the United States Trade Representative.
(9) Export-Import Bank of the United States.
(10) Small Business Administration."
Sec. 6. This order shall be effective September
George W. Bush
The White House: September 17, 2003.
The Federal Register date: September 23, 2003
The Federal Register page: 68 FR 55255