Executive Order 11982—Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, and as President of the United States of America, in order to extend for 30 days the reporting time for the Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Section 3(a) of Executive Order No. 11971 of February 11, 1977, is hereby amended to read as follows:
"The Committee shall submit to the President and to the Attorney General, no later than June 11, 1977, a report listing the names of the five persons whom the Committee considers best qualified to serve as the Director and setting forth such other information as the President or the Attorney General may require.".
The White House,
April 29, 1977.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:15 a.m., May 4, 1977]
Note: The Executive order was not issued in the form of a White House press release.
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 11982—Committee on Selection of the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/243825