Executive Order 12534 -- Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees

September 30, 1985

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. I), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Each advisory committee listed below is continued until September 30, 1987:

(a) Advisory Committee on Small and Minority Business Ownership; Executive Order No. 12190 (Small Business Administration).

(b) Committee for the Preservation of the White House; Executive Order No. 11145, as amended (Department of the Interior).

(c) Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health; Executive Order No. 12196 (Department of Labor).

(d) President's Commission on White House Fellowships; Executive Order No. 11183, as amended (Office of Personnel Management).

(e) President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities; Executive Order No. 12367 (National Endowment for the Arts).

(f) President's Committee on the International Labor Organization; Executive Order No. 12216 (Department of Labor).

(g) President's Committee on Mental Retardation; Executive Order No. 11776 (Department of Health and Human Services).

(h) President's Committee on the National Medal of Science; Executive Order No. 11287, as amended (National Science Foundation).

(i) President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports; Executive Order No. 12345, as amended (Department of Health and Human Services).

(j) President's Economic Policy Advisory Board; Executive Order No. 12296 (Office of Policy Development).

(k) President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee; Executive Order No. 12382, as amended (Department of Defense).

(l) President's Export Council; Executive Order No. 12131 (Department of Commerce).

Sec. 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other Executive Order, the functions of the President under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that are applicable to the committees listed in Section 1 of this Order, except that of reporting annually to the Congress, shall be performed by the head of the department or agency designated after each committee, in accordance with guidelines and procedures established by the Administrator of General Services.

Sec. 3. The following Executive Orders, which established committees that have terminated or been abolished by statute or whose work is completed, are revoked:

(a) Executive Order No. 12502, establishing the Chemical Warfare Review Commission.

(b) Executive Order No. 12369, establishing the President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control in the Federal Government.

(c) Executive Order No. 12395, establishing the International Private Enterprise Task Force.

(d) Executive Order No. 12433, establishing the National Bipartisan Commission on Central America.

(e) Executive Order No. 12335, establishing the National Commission on Social Security Reform.

(f) Executive Order No. 12332, establishing the National Productivity Advisory Committee.

(g) Executive Order No. 12412, establishing the Peace Corps Advisory Council.

(h) Executive Order No. 12426, establishing the President's Committee on Women's Business Ownership.

(i) Executive Order No. 12499, establishing the President's Blue Ribbon Task Group on Nuclear Weapons Program Management.

(j) Executive Order No. 12428, establishing the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness.

(k) Executive Order No. 12400, establishing the President's Commission on Strategic Forces.

(l) Executive Order No. 12439, establishing the President's Task Force on Food Assistance.

(m) Executive Order No. 12421, establishing the Presidential Commission on the Conduct of United States-Japan Relations.

(n) Executive Order No. 12401, establishing the Presidential Commission on Indian Reservation Economies.

(o) Executive Order No. 12468, establishing the Presidential Advisory Council on the Peace Corps.

Sec. 4. Executive Order No. 12399 and Executive Order No. 12489 are superseded.

Sec 5. This Order shall be effective September 30, 1985.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

September 30, 1985.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:51 a.m., October 1, 1985]