Executive Order 12009—Department of Energy
PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTUATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ORGANIZATION ACT
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including the Department of Energy Organization Act (Public Law 95-91; 91 Stat. 565), and as President of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
SECTION 1. Pursuant to Section 901 of the Department of Energy Organization Act, I hereby prescribe October 1, 1977, as the effective date of that Act.
SEC. 2. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Secretary of Energy and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as appropriate, shall take all steps necessary or appropriate to ensure or effectuate the transfer of functions provided for in the Department of Energy Organization Act, to the extent required or permitted by law, including transfers of funds, personnel and positions, assets, liabilities, contracts, property, records and other items related to the transfer of functions, programs, or authorities.
SEC. 3. As required by Section 901 of the Department of Energy Organization Act, this Order shall be published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
The White House,
September 13, 1977.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:01 a.m., September 14, 1977]
Note: The Executive order was not issued in the form of a White House press release.
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12009—Department of Energy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/241913