EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13316
Effective Date: September 23, 2003

Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations
Subject: Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory Committees


Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory 
                Committees

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws 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.), it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Each advisory committee listed below is 
                continued until September 30, 2005.

                    (a) Committee for the Preservation of the White 
                House; Executive Order 11145, as amended (Department of 
                the Interior).
                    (b) National Infrastructure Advisory Council; 
                Section 3 of Executive Order 13231, as amended 
                (Department of Homeland Security).
                    (c) Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety 
                and Health; Executive Order 12196, as amended 
                (Department of Labor).
                    (d) President's Board of Advisors on Historically 
                Black Colleges and Universities; Executive Order 13256 
                (Department of Education).
                    (e) President's Board of Advisors on Tribal 
                Colleges and Universities; Executive Order 13270 
                (Department of Education).
                    (f) President's Commission on White House 
                Fellowships; Executive Order 11183, as amended (Office 
                of Personnel Management).
                    (g) President's Committee on the Arts and the 
                Humanities; Executive Order 12367, as amended (National 
                Endowment for the Arts).
                    (h) President's Committee on the International 
                Labor Organization; Executive Order 12216, as amended 
                (Department of Labor).
                    (i) President's Committee on the National Medal of 
                Science; Executive Order 11287, as amended (National 
                Science Foundation).
                    (j) President's Council on Bioethics; Executive 
                Order 13237 (Department of Health and Human Services).
                    (k) President's Council on Physical Fitness and 
                Sports; Executive Order 13265 (Department of Health and 
                Human Services).
                    (l) President's Export Council; Executive Order 
                12131, as amended (Department of Commerce).
                    (m) President's National Security 
                Telecommunications Advisory Committee; Executive Order 
                12382, as amended (Department of Homeland Security).
                    (n) Trade and Environment Policy Advisory 
                Committee; Executive Order 12905 (Office of the United 
                States Trade Representative).

                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 
                shall be performed by the head of the department or 
                agency designated after each committee, in accordance 
                with the guidelines and procedures established by the 
                Administrator of General Services.

                Sec. 3. The following Executive Orders, or sections 
                thereof, which established committees that have 
                terminated or whose work is completed, are revoked:

                    (a) Sections 5 through 7 of Executive Order 13111, 
                as amended by Executive Order 13188 and Section 3(a) of 
                Executive Order 13218, pertaining to the

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                establishment of the Advisory Committee on Expanding 
                Training Opportunities;
                    (b) Executive Order 12975, as amended by Executive 
                Orders 13018, 13046, and 13137, establishing the 
                National Bioethics Advisory Commission;
                    (c) Executive Order 13227, as amended by Executive 
                Order 13255, establishing the President's Commission on 
                Excellence in Special Education;
                    (d) Executive Order 13278, establishing the 
                President's Commission on the United States Postal 
                Service;
                    (e) Executive Order 13210, establishing the 
                President's Commission to Strengthen Social Security;
                    (f) Sections 5 through 8 of Executive Order 13177, 
                pertaining to the establishment of the President's 
                Council on the Use of Offsets in Commercial Trade;
                    (g) Executive Order 13263, establishing the 
                President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health;
                    (h) Executive Order 13214, establishing the 
                President's Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery 
                for Our Nation's Veterans; and
                    (i) Executive Order 13147, as amended by Executive 
                Order 13167, establishing the White House Commission on 
                Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy.

                Sec. 4. Executive Order 13225 is superseded.

                Sec. 5. Section 1-102(a) of Executive Order 12131, as 
                amended, is further amended to read as follows:

                    ``(a) The heads of the following executive agencies 
                or their representatives:
                     (1) Department of State.
                     (2) Department of the Treasury.
                     (3) Department of Agriculture.
                     (4) Department of Commerce.
                     (5) Department of Labor.
                     (6) Department of Energy.
                     (7) Department of Homeland Security.
                     (8) Office of the United States Trade 
                Representative.
                     (9) Export-Import Bank of the United States.
                     (10) Small Business Administration.''

                Sec. 6. This order shall be effective September 30, 
                2003.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    September 17, 2003.

		

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