Alternate Title: EO 13493: Review of Detention Policy Options
This Executive Order issued by President Barack Obama calls for the establishment of a Special Interagency Task Force on Detainee Disposition whose mission "shall be to conduct a comprehensive review of the lawful options available to the Federal Government with respect to the apprehension, detention, trial, transfer, release, or other disposition of individuals captured or apprehended in connection with armed conflicts and counterterrorism operations, and to identify such options as are consistent with the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States and the interests of justice."
Executive Order 13493; EO 13493
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
Federal Register (January 27, 2009), v.74 no.16, p.4901-4902