Executive Order 13316
Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees
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
(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 and Universities;
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 of Labor).
(i) President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science; Executive
Order 11287, as amended (National Science Foundation).
(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
(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
each 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
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 Advisory Commission;
(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 Commission to
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 Commercial
(g) Executive Order 13263, establishing the President’s New Freedom Commission
on Mental Health;
(h) Executive Order 13214, establishing the President’s Task Force to
Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation’s Veterans; and
(i) Executive Order 13147, as amended by Executive Order 13167, establishing
the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative
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 30, 2003.
GEORGE W. BUSH
THE WHITE HOUSE,
September 17, 2003.