Executive Order 13439: Establishing an Interagency Working Group on Import Safety [open pdf - 102KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13439: Establishing an Interagency Working Group on Import Safety
This order imposes the "establishment of Interagency Working Group on Import Safety. The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall establish within the Department of Health and Human Services for administrative purposes only an Interagency Working Group on Import Safety (Working Group). […] The Chair shall convene and preside at meetings of the Working Group, determine its agenda, and direct its work. The Chair may establish and direct subgroups of the Working Group, as appropriate to deal with particular subject matters that shall consist exclusively of members of the Working Group. The Chair shall designate an officer or employee of the Department of Health and Human Services to serve as the Executive Secretary of the Working Group. The Executive Secretary shall head any staff assigned to the Working Group and any subgroups thereof, and such staff shall consist exclusively of full-time or permanent part-time Federal employees. The mission of the Working Group shall be to identify actions and appropriate steps that can be pursued, within existing resources, to promote the safety of imported products."
Executive Order 13439; E.O. 13439
Government Printing Office: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index/html
Federal Register (July 20, 2007), v.72 no.139, p.40052-40055