Executive Order 12873: Delegation of Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Functions [open pdf - 244KB]
Alternate Title: EO 12673: Delegation of Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Functions
This 1989 Executive Order 12873 from president George H. W. Bush titled "Delegation of Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Functions" discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. From the document: "By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United Stales of America, including the Robert T. Stefford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), and in order to conform delegations of authority to recent legislation, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Section 4-203 of Executive Order No. 12148 is amended to read: Section 4-203. The functions vested in the President by the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, es amended (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), except those functions vested in the President by Section 401 (relating to the declaration of major disasters artd emergencies), Section 501 (relating to the declaration of emergencies}, Section 405 (relating to the repair, reconstruction, restoration, or replacement of Federal facilities), and Section 412 (relating to food coupons and distribution), are hereby delegated to the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency."
Executive Order 12673; EO 12673
Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Federal Register (March 23, 1989)