Executive Order 12630: Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights   [open pdf - 213KB]

Alternate Title: EO 12630: Governmental Actions and Interference with Constitutionally Protected Property Rights

"The purpose of this Order is to assist Federal departments and agencies in undertaking such reviews and in proposing, planning, and implementing actions with due regard for the constitutional protections provided by the Fifth Amendment and to reduce the risk of undue or inadvertent burdens on the public fisc resulting from lawful governmental action. In furtherance of the purpose of this Order, the Attorney General shall, consistent with the principles stated herein and in consultation with the Executive departments and agencies, promulgate Guidelines for the Evaluation of Risk and Avoidance of Unanticipated Takings to which each Executive department or agency shall refer in making the evaluations required by this Order or in otherwise taking any action that is the subject of this Order. The Guidelines shall be promulgated no later than May 1, 1988, and shall be disseminated to all units of each Executive department and agency no later than July 1, 1988. The Attorney General shall, as necessary, update these guidelines to reflect fundamental changes in takings law occurring as a result of Supreme Court decisions."

Report Number:
Executive Order 12630; EO 12630
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
Media Type:
Federal Register (March 18, 1988), v.53, no.53, p. 8859-8862
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