EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13380
Effective Date: June 21, 2005

Responsible Office: Administrator
Subject: Implementing Amendments to Agreement on Border Env. Cooperation Commission & North American Development Bank

Implementing Amendments to Agreement on Border

                Environment Cooperation Commission and North American 
                Development Bank

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 533 of the North American 
                Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (19 U.S.C. 
                3473), it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Executive Order 12916 of May 13, 1994, is 
                amended as follows:

                    (a) in section 1, by inserting ``, as amended by 
                the Protocol of Amendment done at Washington and Mexico 
                City, November 25 and 26, 2002'' after ``North American 
                Development Bank'';
                    (b) by striking section 2 and inserting in lieu 
                thereof the following:

  ``Sec. 2. (a) The Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, and 
the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall be members 
of the Board of Directors of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission 
and the North American Development Bank (``Board'') as provided in clauses 
(1), (3), and (5) of article II in chapter III of the Agreement.

  (b) Appointments to the Board under clauses (7) and (9) of article II in 
chapter III of the Agreement shall be made by the President. Individuals so 
appointed shall serve at the pleasure of the President.

  (c) The Secretary of the Treasury is selected to be the Chairperson of 
the Board during any period in which the United States is to select the 
Chairperson under article III in chapter III of the Agreement.

  (d) Except with respect to functions assigned by section 4, 5, 6, or 7 of 
this order, the Secretary of the Treasury shall coordinate with the 
Secretary of State, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection 
Agency, such other agencies and officers as may be appropriate, and the 
individuals appointed under subsection 2(b) as may be appropriate, the 
development of the policies and positions of the United States with respect 
to matters coming before the Board.'';

                    (c) in section 3, by striking subsections (a), (b), 
                and (c), striking ``(d)'', and striking 
                ``representatives'' and inserting in lieu thereof 
                ``members of the Board listed in subsections 2(a) and 
                (b)'';
                    (d) in section 6, by striking ``Advisory 
                Committee'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``Community 
                Adjustment and Investment Program Advisory Committee 
                (``Advisory Committee'') established pursuant to 
                section 543(b) of the NAFTA Implementation Act''; and
                    (e) in section 7(c), by striking ``Members'' and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``members''.

                Sec. 2. This order is intended only to improve the 
                internal management of the executive branch and is not 
                intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, 
                substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in 
                equity

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                by any party against the United States, its 
                departments, agencies, entities, officers, employees, 
                or agents, or any other person.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                     June 17, 2005.
		

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