Effective Date: May 28, 1998
|Responsible Office: Office of Equal Opportunity Programs|
|Subject: Further Amendment to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government|
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States, and in order to provide for a uniform policy
for the Federal Government to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation,
it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 11478, as amended, is further
amended as follows:
Section 1. The first sentence of section 1 is amended by substituting "age, or sexual orientation" for "or age".
Sec. 2. The second sentence of section 1 is amended by striking the period and adding at the end of the sentence "to the extent permitted by law."
William J. Clinton
THE WHITE HOUSE,
May 28, 1998.
Back to Main Menu