Executive Order 12937

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Executive Order 12937 of November 10, 1994

Declassification of Selected Records Within the National Archives of the United States


By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United State of America, it is hereby ordered:


Section 1. The records in the National Archives of the United States referenced in the list accompanying this order are hereby declassified.


Sec. 2. The Archivist of the United States shall take such actions as are necessary to make such records available for public research no later than 30 days from the date of this Order, except to the extent that the head of an affected agency and the Archivist have determined that specific information within such records must be protected from disclosure pursuant to an authorized exemption to the Freedom of Information Act 5 U.S.C. 552, other than the exemption that pertains to national security information.


Sec. 3. Nothing contained in this order shall create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable by any party against the United States, its agencies or instrumentalities, its officers or employees, or any other person.


WILLIAM J. CLINTON
THE WHITE HOUSE,
November 10, 1994.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).