EO 13360
Effective Date: October 25, 2004

Responsible Office: Office of Procurement
Subject: Providing Opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran Business to Increase Their Contracting and Subcontracting

Amendment to Executive Order 13173, Interagency 
                Task Force on the Economic Development of the Central 
                San Joaquin Valley

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, and in order to improve the operation of the 
                Interagency Task Force on the Economic Development of 
                the Central San Joaquin Valley, it is hereby ordered 
                that Executive Order 13173 of October 25, 2000, is 
                amended as follows:

                Section 1. Section 1(b) is amended to read as follows:

                    ``The Task Force shall consist exclusively of the 
                Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, 
                the Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, the 
                Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Education, 
                the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the 
                Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the 
                Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Labor, the 
                Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of the 
                Treasury, the Director of the Office of Management and 
                Budget, the Director of National Drug Control Policy, 
                the Administrator of General Services, the 
                Administrator of the Small Business Administration, the 
                Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, 
                or their designees, and such other senior executive 
                branch officials as may be determined by the Task 
                Force. The Chair of the Task Force shall be the 
                Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Each of the 
                Federal departments and agencies, as appropriate, shall 
                designate one staff person, for the years 2004 through 
                2006, to work on issues of the Task Force and to ensure 
                the participation of the staff person's department or 
                agency in the operations of the Task Force.''

                Sec. 2. Section 1(c)(1) is amended by inserting 
                ``regulations,'' after ``analyze''.

                Sec. 3. Section 5 is amended to read as follows:

                    ``Judicial Review. This order is intended only to 
                improve the internal management of the Federal 
                Government and is not intended to, and does not, create 
                any right, benefit, or trust responsibility, 
                substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in 
                equity by a party against the United States, its 
                agencies, entities, its officers or employees, or any 
                other person.''

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    October 20, 2004.

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