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|
|Retrieved From:||Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/|
|Source:||Federal Register (October 10, 2001), v.66 no.196, p.51812-51817|