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Executive Order 11769—Advisory Committee Management

February 21, 1974

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and statutes of the United States, including the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. I (1972 Supp.) (hereinafter referred to as the "act"), and 3 U.S.C. 301, it is ordered as follows:

SECTION 1. The heads of all executive departments and agencies shall take appropriate action to assure their ability to comply with the provisions of the act.

SEC. 2. The Administrator of General Services shall prepare for the consideration of the President the annual report to the Congress required by section 6 (c) of the act.

SEC. 3. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall:

(1) perform, or designate, from time to time, other officers of the Federal Government to perform, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President, the functions vested in the President by the act;

(2) prescribe administrative guidelines and management controls for advisory committees covered by the act.

SEC. 4. Executive Order No. 11686 of October 7, 1972 is hereby superseded.


The White House,

February 21, 1974.

Richard Nixon, Executive Order 11769—Advisory Committee Management Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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