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Executive Order 12007—Presidential Advisory Committees

August 22, 1977


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 terminate certain advisory committees in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. I), it is hereby ordered as follows:

SECTION 1. (a) The Citizens' Advisory Council on the Status of Women is terminated.

(b) Executive Order No. 11126 of November 1, 1963, as amended by Executive Order No. 11221 of May 6, 1965, is further amended as follows:

(1) Subsection (5) of Section 102 is revoked.

(2) Section 103, in order to delete a reference to the Council, is amended to read as follows:

"Annually the Committee shall transmit a report to the President concerning the status of women."

(3) Part II is revoked.

(4) The second sentence of Section 301, in order to delete references to the Council, is amended to read as follows:

"To the extent practical and to the extent permitted by law (1) all Executive agencies shall cooperate with the Committee and furnish it such information and assistance as may be necessary for the performance of its functions, and (2) the Secretary of Labor shall furnish staff, office space, office facilities and supplies, and other necessary assistance, facilities, and services for the Committee."

SEC. 2. (a) The Citizens' Advisory Committee on Environmental Quality is terminated.

(b) Part II of Executive Order No. 11472 of May 29, 1969, as amended by paragraphs (7) and (8) of Section 4 of Executive Order No. 11514 of March 5, 1970, is revoked.

SEC. 3. (a) The Advisory Council for Minority Enterprise is terminated.

(b) Section 2 of Executive Order No. 11625 of October 13, 1971, is revoked.

SEC. 4. (a) The Consumer Advisory Council is terminated.

(b) Executive Order No. 11583 of February 24, 1971, is amended as follows:

(1) The second sentence of subsection (b) (1) of Section 2 is amended by deleting "(including the Consumer Advisory Council established in section 5 of this order) ".

(2) Section 5 is revoked.

SEC. 5. (a) The President's Advisory Board on International Investment is terminated.

(b) Executive Order No. 11962 of January 19, 1977, is revoked.

SEC. 6. Subsections (a), (g), (i), and (j) of Section 1 of Executive Order No. 11948 of December 20, 1976, which extended the above advisory committees until December 31, 1978, is superseded.


The White House,

August 22, 1977.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:31 a.m., August 24, 1977]

Note: The Executive order was announced by the White House Press Office on August 24. It was not issued in the form of a White House press release.

Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12007—Presidential Advisory Committees Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/244058

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