EO 12974
Effective Date: September 29, 1995

Responsible Office: Office of Management Systems


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, 1997.
     (a) Committee for the Preservation of the White House;
Executive Order No. 11145, as amended (Department of the
     (b) Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and
Health; Executive Order No. 12196, as amended (Department of
     (c) National Partnership Council; Executive Order No. 12871
(Office of Personnel Management).
     (d) President's Advisory Commission on Educational
Excellence for Hispanic Americans; Executive Order No. 12900
(Department of Education).
     (e) President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black
Colleges and Universities; Executive Order No. 12876 (Department
of Education).
     (f) President's Commission on White House Fellowships;
Executive Order No. 11183, as amended (Office of Personnel
     (g) President's Committee of Advisors on Science and
Technology; Executive Order No. 12882, as amended (Office of
Science and Technology Policy).
     (h) President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities;
Executive Order No. 12367, as amended (National Endowment for the
     (i) President's Committee on the International Labor
Organization; Executive Order No. 12216, as amended (Department
of Labor).
     (j) President's Committee on Mental Retardation; Executive
Order No. 11776, as amended (Department of Health and Human
     (k) President's Committee on the National Medal of Science;
Executive Order No. 11287, as amended (National Science
     (l) President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports;
Executive Order No. 12345, as amended (Department of Health and
Human Services).

     (m) President's Export Council; Executive Order No. 12131,
as amended (Department of Commerce).
     (n) President's National Security Telecommunications
Advisory Committee; Executive Order No. 12382, as amended
(Department of Defense).
     (o) Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee;
Executive No. 12905 (Office of the United States Trade

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, except that of reporting annually to the
Congress, 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) Executive Order No. 12878, as amended by Executive Order
Nos. 12887 and 12912, establishing the Bipartisan Commission on
Entitlement Reform; and
     (b) That portion of section 2 of Executive Order No. 12844
that established the Federal Fleet Conversion Task Force.

Sec. 4. Executive Order No. 12869 is superseded.

Sec. 5. This order shall be effective September 30, 1995.

                    /s/William J. Clinton

September 29, 1995.


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