Executive Order 12472: Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Functions [open pdf - 132KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12472: Assignment of National Security and Emergency Preparedness Telecommunications Functions
In order to provide for the consolidation of assignment and responsibility for improved execution of national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications functions, this executive order is handed down by the President. Following increased risk and scrutiny from terrorist threat and infrastructural concern, this executive order is the first in what could be seen as a sweeping effort of strengthening security and emergency response. This Executive Order amends Executive Order 12046.
Executive Order 12472; EO 12472
Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Federal Register (April 5, 1984), v.49 no.67, p.13471