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Executive Order 11553—Amending the Selective Service Regulations

August 26, 1970

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Military Selective Service Act of 1967 (62 Stat. 604, as amended), I hereby prescribe the following amendments of the Selective Service Regulations prescribed by Executive Orders No. 10001 of September 17, 1948, No. 10008 of October 18, 1948, No. 10292 of September 25, 1951, No. 11098 of March 14, 1963, and constituting portions of Chapter XVI of Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations:

1. Paragraph (a) of Section 1628.2, Registrants to Be

Given Medical Interview, is amended to read as follows:

"Whenever the local board is of the opinion that a registrant in Class I—A, Class I—A-0, or Class I-0 has one or more of the disqualifying medical conditions or physical defects which appear in the list described in section 1628.1, it may order the registrant to present himself for medical interview at a specified time and place by mailing to such registrant a Notice to Registrant to Appear for Medical Interview (SSS Form 219)."

2. Section 1628.2 is further amended by revoking paragraphs (b) and (c).


The White House

August 26, 1970

NOTE: Executive Order 11553 was released at San Clemente, Calif.

Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11553—Amending the Selective Service Regulations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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