Executive Order 11502

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Signed by President  Richard Nixon  Monday, December 22, 1969 Federal Register  page & date: 34 FR 20171, Wednesday, December 24, 1969
See the Notes section for a listing of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

Executive Order 11502 of December 22, 1969

Enlarging the Membership of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science


By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, Executive Order No. 11287 of June 28, 1966, entitled ‘‘Award and presentation of the National Medal of Science,’’ is hereby amended as follows:


(1) By substituting for the words ‘‘one ex officio member’’ in subsection (a) of section 2 the following: ‘‘two ex officio members’’.
(2) By substituting for subsection (c) of section 2 the following:


‘‘(c) The following shall be ex officio members of the Committee:
‘‘(1) The President's Science Adviser.
‘‘(2) The President of the National Academy of Sciences.’’


Signature of Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon 
The White House,
December 22, 1969.

Notes[edit]

  • Public Law 86-209 − An Act to establish a National Medal of Science…
  • Executive Order 10910 − Providing for the Design and Award of the National Medal of Science   (January 17, 1961)
  • Executive Order 10961 − Providing procedures for the award of the National Medal of Science   (August 21, 1961)
  • Executive Order 11287 − Award and presentation of the National Medal of Science   (June 28, 1966)
  • Executive Order 11502 − Enlarging the membership of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science   (Dec. 22, 1969)
  • Executive Order 11734 − Revising the membership of the President's Committee on the National Medal of Science   (July 30, 1973)


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