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Executive Order 11555—Amending the Selective Service Regulations

September 02, 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 amendment of the Selective Service Regulations prescribed by Executive Orders No. 9979 of July 20, 1948, and No. 11360 of June 30, 1967, and constituting portions of Chapter XVI of Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations:

Part 1604, Selective Service Officers, is amended as follows:

Paragraph (c) of Section 1604.52, Composition and Appointment, is amended to read as follows:

"The members of local boards shall be citizens, male or female, of the United States who shall be residents of a county in which their local board has jurisdiction. No member of a local board shall be a member of the armed forces or any reserve component thereof. Members of local boards shall be at least 30 years of age."


The White House

September 2, 1970

NOTE: The Executive order was released at San Clemente, Calif.

Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11555—Amending the Selective Service Regulations Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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