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Executive Order 12919: Emergency Powers of the President [October 23, 2000]   [open pdf - 22KB]

From the Summary: "Executive Order 12919 concerns industrial preparedness during times of war and national emergency. This brief report uses simple language to describe what Executive Order 12919 does. It is intended to clarify common misunderstandings about the Order's purpose and scope. [...] Executive Order 12919 relates exclusively to the preparedness of U.S. defense-related industries in times of war or other national emergencies. It has nothing whatever to do with declarations of martial law. It has no effect at all on the continued powers of Congress and the federal courts during periods of war or other national emergencies."

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CRS Report for Congress, RS20711
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2000-10-23
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