By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. Establishment of the Committee. There is hereby established a committee which shall be known as the Quetico-Superior Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee).
SEC. 2. Composition of the Committee. The Committee shall be composed of the following members:
(a) A Chairman who shall be appointed by the President.
(b) Two other members who shall be appointed by the President.
(c) One member who shall be designated by the Secretary of Agriculture from among the personnel of the Department of Agriculture.
(d) One member who shall be designated by the Secretary of Interior from among the personnel of the Department of the Interior.
SEC. 3. Functions of the Committee. (a) The Committee shall promote the protection of the primitive quality of the Quetico-Superior canoe country, which lies in the Rainy River and Pigeon River drainages along the International Boundary between Canada in the province of Ontario and the United States in the State of Minnesota.
(b) In carrying out the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, the Committee shall advise and consult with the appropriate executive departments and agencies of the Government of the United States and of the State of Minnesota, and shall from time to time make such recommendations as it deems proper.
SEC. 4. Terms; compensation. (a) The members of the Committee first appointed pursuant to sections 2 (a) and 2 (b) of this order shall be appointed for terms expiring four years from the date of this order and their successors shall be appointed for terms of four years, except that any vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired balance of the term.
(b) Members designated under sections 2 (c) and 2 (d) of this order shall serve during the pleasure of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior, respectively.
(c) No compensation shall be paid to appointive members of the Committee by the United States by reason of this order. No additional compensation shall be paid to designated members of the Committee by reason of this order.
SEC. 5. Transition. The Committee may carry forward any uncompleted business, and succeed to any records and property, of the Quetico-Superior Committee provided for in Executive Order No. 6783 of June 30, 1934, as amended and supplemented.
SEC. 6. Prior orders. The Executive orders listed as follows are hereby superseded:
Executive Order No. 6783 of June 30, 1934
Executive Order No. 7921 of June 30, 1938
Executive Order No. 9213 of August 4, 1942
Executive Order No. 9741 of June 25, 1946
Executive Order No. 9890 of September 6, 1947
Executive Order No. 10134 of June 28, 1950
Executive Order No. 10541 of June 30, 1954
Executive Order No. 10589 of January 15, 1955
Executive Order No. 10767 of May 9, 1958
Executive Order No. 11031 of June 19, 1962
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
The White House
April 10, 1967