Executive Order 13223: Ordering the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces To Active Duty and Delegating Certain Authorities to the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation [open pdf - 27KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13223: Ordering the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces To Active Duty and Delegating Certain Authorities to the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation
Executive Order 13223 provides additional authority to the Department of Defense and the Department of Transportation to respond to the continuing and immediate threat of further attacks on the United States. The Executive Order makes it possible to order any unit, and any member of the Ready Reserve not assigned to a unit organized to serve as a unit, in the Ready Reserve to active duty for not more than 24 consecutive months, is invoked and made available, according to its terms, to the Secretary concerned, subject in the case of the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, to the direction of the Secretary of Defense.
Executive Order 13223; EO 13223
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/
Federal Register (September 18, 2001), v.66 no.181, p.48201-48202