EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13475
Effective Date: October 10, 2008

Responsible Office: Office of External Relations
Subject: Further Amendments to EO 12139 & 12949 In Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveilance Act of 1976 Amendments Act of 2006

 
                Further Amendments To Executive Orders 12139 And 
                12949 In Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance 
                Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including sections 104 and 303 of the Foreign 
                Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1801 
                et seq.), as amended by the Foreign Intelligence 
                Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 (Public 
                Law 110-261), it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Section 1-103 of Executive Order 12139 of 
                May 23, 1979, as amended, is further amended by:

                    (a) striking ``(7)' each place it appears and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``(6)';
                    (b) adding after subsection (h) ``(i) Deputy 
                Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.'; and
                    (c) by adding after the sentence that begins ``None 
                of the above officials . . .', a new sentence to read 
                ``The requirement of the preceding sentence that the 
                named official must be appointed by the President with 
                the advice and consent of the Senate does not apply to 
                the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of 
                Investigation.'

                Sec. 2. Section 3 of Executive Order 12949 of February 
                9, 1995, as amended, is further amended by:

                    (a) striking ``(7)' each place it appears and 
                inserting in lieu thereof ``(6)';
                    (b) striking ``and' at the end of subsection (g);
                    (c) striking the period at the end of subsection 
                (h) and inserting in lieu thereof ``; and';
                    (d) adding after subsection (h) ``(i) Deputy 
                Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.'; and
                    (e) by adding after the sentence that begins ``None 
                of the above officials . . .', a new sentence to read 
                ``The requirement of the preceding sentence that the 
                named official must be appointed by the President with 
                the advice and consent of the Senate does not apply to 
                the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of 
                Investigation.'

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                Sec. 3. This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity, by any party against 
                the United States, its agencies, instrumentalities, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    President, George Bush

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    October 7, 2008.
		

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