EO 12656 PDF

EO 12656 PDF

On November 18, , following the election of George H.W. Bush as president, . Ronald Reagan issued Executive Order No. , entitled “Assignment of. During the funding lapse, is not being supported. If data feeds are not available from GPO, will not be. Executive Order of March 16, .. , and sections (3)-(4) of Executive Order of November 18, , are revoked.

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After all, where the defense of wealth and privileges are concerned corporate thugs and war criminals have no friends, only interests…. According to their August letter to Paul N. Establishing guidelines to assist in the development of fishery management plans under subsection b of the Act. This Order is effective immediately. Observe, collect, communicate, analyze, and disseminate comprehensive data and information about the state of the upper and lower atmosphere, of the oceans and the resources thereof including those in the seabed, of marine and anadromous fish and related biological resources, of inland waters, and of the Earth, 21656 Sun, and the space environment; b.

Submit 5-year plans to Congress under subsection 5 d 9 12566 the Act; 2. Acquire, analyze, and disseminate data, and perform basic and applied research on electromagnetic waves, as necessary, in performing other functions assigned herein; prepare and issue predictions of atmospheric, ionospheric and solar conditions, and warnings of disturbances thereof; and acquire, analyze, and disseminate data, and perform basic and applied fo on the propagation 1656 sound waves, and on interactions between sound waves and other phenomena.

Develop and implement policies on international fisheries and other marine living resources, including the negotiation and implementation of agreements, conventions, eoo treaties in that area; and enforce provisions of international treaties and agreements on fishing activities of United States nationals and perform surveillance of foreign fishing activities; m.

SourceWatch is Reader Supported! Perform economic studies, education, and other services regarding development, management and utilization of marine and anadromous fisheries, administer grant-in-aid, fishery products inspection, financial and technical assistance, and other programs to conserve and 126556 fisheries resources and to foster and maintain a workable climate for industry to produce efficiently under competitive conditions; l.

Retention of Existing Authority. Participate in technical assistance for fishery development projects in foreign countries; n. In a new twist on administration promises of transparency and open government, even the redacted version of these documents have been removed from the White House web site. Retrieved from ” https: As a Department-wide responsibility, coordinate the requirements for and the management and use of radio frequencies by all organizations of the Department of Commerce.

Participate in a national government program for response to discharges of oil and hazardous substances, including administration of a program to assess and collect damages for loss of or injury to natural resources in marine ecosystems, and to prepare and implement natural resource restoration and replacement plans; and.


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Develop technology and carry out scientific and engineering data collection and analysis and other functions el assess, monitor, harvest, and use marine and anadromous fishery resources and their products.

Nothing in this Order shall be deemed to derogate from existing statutory assignments of functions to any Federal department or agency or officer thereof.

As used in this Order, preparedness functions and activities include, as appropriate, policies, plans, procedures, and readiness measures that enhance the ability of the United States Government and the STATES, and the private sector to mobilize for, respond to, and recover from any catastrophic incident or event. I am suggesting the revocation of that Executive Order e the incorporation into it the underlying principles of NSDD [] concerning mobilization.


The functions in Title 10 of the U. The functions of 7 U. The plan, to be developed annually for submission by the President to Congress on the proposed participation by federal agencies, shall be prepared for transmittal to the President by the Secretary.

The head of each Federal department and agency is hereby authorized, to the extent otherwise permitted by law, to redelegate the functions assigned by this Order, and authorize successive re-delegations to organizations, officers, or employees within that department or agency, and where appropriate to cross-delegate to other departments and agencies with the permission of the Vice President or President.

The Act “has a provocative provision called ‘Use of the Armed Forces in Major Public Emergencies’,” the thrust of which “seems to be about giving the federal government a far stronger hand in coordinating responses to [Hurricane] Katrina -like disasters,” Jeff Stein, CQ National Security Editor wrote December 1, Provide maps and charts of the oceans and inland waters for navigation, geophysical and other purposes, aeronautical charts, and related publications and services.

Views Read View source View history. Appointing or removing members of the Regional Fishery Management Councils under subsection b 2 or 5 of the Act.

The functions prescribed in Title II of P. Federal Benefit, Insurance, and Loan Programs. The functions vested by law in the Secretary of the Interior, or in the Department of the Interior or in any officer or instrumentality of that Department, which are administered through the Marine Minerals Technology Center of the Bureau of Mines.

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The functions authorized by 1256 U. Coordinate efforts of federal agencies in support of national and international programs as assigned, such as federal meteorological services and supporting research, World Weather Program, National Networks of Geodetic Control, Integrated 1656 Ocean Station System, and Marine Environmental Prediction, Mapping and Charting. The transfers to the Secretary of Commerce made by this section shall 122656 deemed to include the transfer of authority, provided by law, to prescribe regulations relating primarily to the transferred functions.

Clearly designed to weaken the Posse Comitatus Act of which bars the use of the military for civilian law enforcement, EO is the latest in a series of maneuvers by previous administrations to wrest control of armed forces historically under the democratic control of elected state officials, and a modicum of public accountability.


Administer a program for the protection, management, and conservation of marine mammals and endangered species; and manage the fur seal herds of the North Pacific Ocean. A catastrophic domestic incident or event is any occurrence, including natural disaster, military attack, technological emergency, or other emergency, that seriously degrades or seriously threatens any element of the federal government, the STATES and their local units and prevents that federal system from protecting the lives and property of individuals residing in the United States.

Congress, and the States, are powerless to prevent such an Executive Dictatorship, as long as the President advises Congress in a timely matter. The functions prescribed by the Deepwater Ports Act, 33 U. The functions regarding weather in Title 49, Chapter 15 of the U. In other words, right from the get-go, the Council will serve as civilian cover for political decisions made by the Executive Branch and the security apparat.

My understanding is that organizations in the Executive Branch have been asked to comment on the appropriateness for revision and revocation of E. Bush demanded that then Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco sign over control of the Guard as well as state and local police units as the blood price for federal assistance.

The head of each Federal department and agency, as appropriate within assigned areas of responsibility, shall: Constitution would seem to be failing. Executive Order Noas amended, is hereby revoked. Posted by The Vacation Lane Group at 8: The functions of Sections 8 and 9 of E. The Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction, who is appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall serve as Deputy Administrator of Oceans and Atmosphere.

Acquire, analyze, and disseminate data, and perform basic and applied research on electromagnetic waves, as necessary, in performing other functions assigned herein; prepare and issue predictions of atmospheric, ionospheric and solar conditions, and warnings of disturbances thereof; and acquire, analyze, and disseminate data, and perform basic and applied research on the propagation of sound waves, and on interactions between sound waves and other phenomena; j.

The Assistant Administrator for the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service shall perform the functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction in the event the latter is unable to carry out the duties of the office, or in the event of a vacancy in the office.

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