Executive Order 12755

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Executive Order 12755 of March 12, 1991

Administration of Export Controls

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Export Administration Act of 1969, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2401 et seq.), and in order to amend Executive Order No. 12002, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.

Section 3 of Executive Order No. 12002 is amended to read as follows:

"The Export Administration Review Board, hereinafter referred to as the Board, which was established by Executive Order No. 11533 of June 4, 1970, as amended, is hereby continued. The Board shall continue to have as its members, the Secretary of Commerce, who shall be Chairman of the Board, the Secretary of State, and the Secretary of Defense. The Secretary of Energy and the Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency shall be members of the Board, and shall participate in meetings that consider issues involving nonproliferation of armaments and other issues within their respective statutory and policy-making authorities. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Director of Central Intelligence shall be non-voting members of the Board. No alternate Board members shall be designated, but the acting head or deputy head of any department or agency may serve in lieu of the head of the concerned department or agency. The Board may invite the heads of other United States Government departments or agencies, other than the agencies represented by the Board members, to participate in the activities of the Board when matters of interest to such departments or agencies are under consideration"

Sec. 2.

Section 4 of Executive Order No. 12002 is amended by adding in the third sentence between "national security," and "and the domestic economy," the words "concerns about the nonproliferation of armaments,".

Sec. 3.

This order shall take effect immediately.

Signature of George H.W. Bush
George Bush
The White House,
March 12, 1991.


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