Executive Order 12288 -- Termination of the Wage and Price Regulatory Program

January 29, 1981

By the authority vested in me as President and as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including Sections 2(c) and 3(a) of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Act, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1904 note), and Section 205(a) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 486(a)), and in order to terminate the regulatory burdens of the current wage and price program, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Executive Order No. 12092, as amended, is revoked.

Sec. 2. The head of each Executive agency and military department, including the Council on Wage and Price Stability and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, is authorized to take appropriate steps to terminate actions adopted in response to Executive Order No. 12092, as amended.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 29, 1981.

[Filed with the Ofice of the Federal Register, 5:15 p.m., January 29, 1981]