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Executive Order 13138

Issued by William J. Clinton on Thursday 30 September 1999

Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees

Federal Register, Volume 64 Issue 191 (Monday, October 4, 1999)

[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 191 (Monday, October 4, 1999)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 53879-53881]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-25958]

                        Presidential Documents 

Federal Register / Vol. 64, No. 191 / Monday, October 4, 1999 / 
Presidential Documents

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                Executive Order 13138 of September 30, 1999

Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory 

                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, 2001.

                    (a) Committee for the Preservation of the White 
                House; Executive Order 11145, as amended (Department of 
                the Interior).
                    (b) Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety 
                and Health; Executive Order 12196, as amended 
                (Department of Labor).
                    (c) National Partnership Council; Executive Order 
                12871, as amended (Office of Personnel Management).
                    (d) President's Advisory Commission on Educational 
                Excellence for Hispanic Americans; Executive Order 
                12900 (Department of Education).
                    (e) President's Board of Advisors on Historically 
                Black Colleges and Universities; Executive Order 12876 
                (Department of Education).
                    (f) President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 
                Colleges and Universities; Executive Order 13021, as 
                amended (Department of Education).
                    (g) President's Commission on White House 
                Fellowships; Executive Order 11183, as amended (Office 
                of Personnel Management).
                    (h) President's Committee of Advisors on Science 
                and Technology; Executive Order 12882 (Office of 
                Science and Technology Policy).
                    (i) President's Committee on the Arts and the 
                Humanities; Executive Order 12367, as amended (National 
                Endowment for the Arts).
                    (j) President's Committee on the International 
                Labor Organization; Executive Order 12216, as amended 
                (Department of Labor).
                    (k) President's Committee on the National Medal of 
                Science; Executive Order 11287, as amended (National 
                Science Foundation).
                    (l) President's Committee on Mental Retardation, 
                Executive Order 12994 (Department of Health and Human 
                    (m) President's Council on Physical Fitness and 
                Sports; Executive Order 12345, as amended (Department 
                of Health and Human Services).
                    (n) President's National Security 
                Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Executive Order 
                12382, as amended (Department of Defense).
                    (o) Trade and Environment Policy Advisory 
                Committee; Executive Order 12905 (Office of the United 
                States Trade Representative).
                    (p) President's Export Council; Executive Order 
                12131, as amended (Department of Commerce).

                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, 
                except that of reporting annually to the Congress, 
                shall be performed by the head of the department or 
                agency designated after each committee, in accordance

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                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 and whose work is completed, are revoked:

                    (a) Executive Order 13017, as amended by Executive 
                Orders 13040 and 13056, establishing the Advisory 
                Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the 
                Health Care Industry;
                    (b) Executive Order 13038, establishing the 
                Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligation of 
                Digital Television Broadcasters, as amended by section 
                5 of Executive Order 13062, and Executive Orders 13065, 
                13081, and 13102;
                    (c) Section 5 and that part of section 6(f) of 
                Executive Order 13010, as amended by section 3 of 
                Executive Order 13025, Executive Order 13041, sections 
                1, 2, and that part of section 3 of Executive Order 
                13064, and Executive Order 13077, establishing the 
                Advisory Committee to the President's Commission on 
                Critical Infrastructure Protection;
                    (d) Executive Order 13037, as amended by Executive 
                Orders 13066 and 13108, establishing the Commission to 
                Study Capital Budgeting;
                    (e) Executive Order 13050, establishing the 
                President's Advisory Board on Race;
                    (f) Executive Order 12852, as amended by Executive 
                Orders 12855, 12965, 12980, 13053, and 13114, 
                establishing the President's Council on Sustainable 
                Development; and
                    (g) Executive Order 12961, as amended by Executive 
                Order 13034, establishing the Presidential Advisory 
                Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses.

                Sec. 4. Sections 1 through 4 of Executive Order 13062 
                are superseded.

                Sec. 5. Executive Order 12131, as amended, is further 
                amended by adding in section 1-102(a) a new paragraph 
                as follows: ``(9) Department of Energy.''

                Sec. 6. Executive Order 13115 is amended by adding the 
                Department of the Treasury and the Office of National 
                Drug Control Policy to the Interagency Task Force on 
                the Roles and Mission of the United States Coast Guard, 
                so that the list in section 1(b) of that order shall 
                read as follows:

                    ``(1)   Department of State;
                    (2)   Department of the Treasury;
                    (3)   Department of Defense;
                    (4)   Department of Justice;
                    (5)   Department of Commerce;
                    (6)   Department of Labor;
                    (7)   Department of Transportation;
                    (8)   Environmental Protection Agency;
                    (9)   Office of Management and Budget;
                    (10)   National Security Council;
                    (11)   Office of National Drug Control Policy;
                    (12)   Council on Environmental Quality;
                    (13)   Office of Cabinet Affairs;
                    (14)   National Economic Council;
                    (15)   Domestic Policy Council; and
                    (16)   United States Coast Guard.''

                Sec. 7. Executive Order 12367, as amended, is further 
                amended as follows:

                    (a) in section 1, the text ``the director of the 
                International Communication Agency,'' is deleted;
                    (b) in section 2, delete the first sentence and 
                insert in lieu thereof ``The Committee shall advise, 
                provide recommendations to, and assist the Presi

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                dent, the National Endowment of the Arts, the National 
                Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of 
                Museum and Library Services on matters relating to the 
                arts and the humanities. The Committee shall initiate 
                and assist in the development of (i) ways to promote 
                public understanding and appreciation of the arts and 
                the humanities; (ii) ways to promote private sector 
                support for the arts and humanities; (iii) ways to 
                evaluate the effectiveness of Federal support for the 
                arts and humanities and their relationship with the 
                private sector; (iv) the planning and coordination of 
                appropriate participation (including productions and 
                projects) in major national cultural events, including 
                the Millennium; (v) activities that incorporate the 
                arts and the humanities in government objectives; and 
                (vi) ways to promote the recognition of excellence in 
                the fields of the arts and the humanities.''; and
                    (c) in section 3(b), add the following sentence 
                after the first sentence: ``Private funds accepted 
                under the National Endowment for the Arts' or the 
                National Endowment for the Humanities' gift authority 
                may also be used to pay expenses of the Committee.''

                Sec. 8. Executive Order 12345, as amended, is further 
                amended by deleting the first sentence of section 2(b) 
                and inserting in lieu thereof the following three 
                sentences. ``The council shall be composed of twenty 
                members appointed by the President. Each member shall 
                serve a term of 2 years and may continue to serve after 
                the expiration of their term until a successor is 
                appointed. A member appointed to fill an unexpired term 
                will be appointed for the remainder of such term.''

                Sec. 9. This order shall be effective September 30, 

                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    September 30, 1999.

[FR Doc. 99-25958
Filed 10-1-99; 9:23 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P

Citation: 64 FR 53879
Amends: EO 12131, May 4, 1979; EO 12345, February 2, 1982; EO 12367, June 15, 1982; EO 13115, March 25, 1999;; ; Supersedes: EO 13062, September 29, 1997 (in part);; ; Revokes: EO 12852, June 29, 1993; EO 12961, May 26, 1995; EO 13010, July 15,

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