EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13296
Effective Date: April 23, 2003

Responsible Office: Office of the Administrator
Subject: Amendements to EO 13045, Protectin of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks

Amendments to Executive Order 13045, Protection 
                of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety 
                Risks

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, and in order to extend the Task Force on 
                Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to 
                Children, and for other purposes, it is hereby ordered 
                that Executive Order 13045 of April 21, 1997, as 
                amended, is further amended as follows:

                Section 1. Subsection 3-303(o) is amended by striking 
                ``Assistant to the President and''.

                Sec. 2. Section 3-305 is amended by:

                (a) striking ``cabinet agencies and other agencies 
                identified'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``executive 
                departments, the Environmental Protection Agency, and 
                other agencies identified''; and

                (b) inserting the following new language after the 
                second sentence: ``Each report shall also detail the 
                accomplishments of the Task Force from the date of the 
                preceding report.''

                Sec. 3. Section 3-306 is amended by:

                (a) striking ``6 years'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``8 years''; and

                (b) striking the second sentence.

                Sec. 4. Section 6-601, the second sentence, is amended 
                by deleting ``an annual'' and inserting ``a biennial'' 
                in lieu thereof.

                Sec. 5. Section 6-603, the third sentence, is amended 
                by deleting ``submitted annually'' and inserting 
                ``published biennially'' in lieu thereof.

                Sec. 6. Section 7 is amended by adding new section 7-
                703 as follows: ``7-703. Nothing in this order shall be 
                construed to impair or otherwise affect the functions 
                of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
                relating to budget, administrative, or legislative 
                proposals.''

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    April 18, 2003.

		

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