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Executive Order 13228: Establishing the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council   [open pdf - 38KB]

Alternate Title: EO 13228: Establishing the Office of Homeland Security and the Homeland Security Council

Executive Order 13228 establishes the Office of Homeland Security (the "Office"). The mission of the Office shall be to develop and coordinate the implementation of a comprehensive national strategy to secure the United States from terrorist threats or attacks. The order further details the functions (National Strategy, Detection, Preparedness, Prevention, Protection, Response and Recovery, Incident Management, Continuity of Government, Public Affairs, Cooperation with State and Local Governments and Private Entities, Review of Legal Authorities and Development of Legislative Proposals, and Budget Review), administration, the establishment of the Homeland Security Council, Classification Authority (Top Secret), Continuing Authorities, and General Provisions. Section 9 includes details to Amendments to Executive Order 12656.

Report Number:Executive Order 13228; EO 13228
Publisher:United States. Office of the Federal Register
Date:2001-10-08
Copyright:Public Domain
Retrieved From:Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Format:pdf
Media Type:application/pdf
Source:Federal Register (October 10, 2001), v.66 no.196, p.51812-51817
URL:https://www.hsdl.org/?view&did=1619
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