Presidential Executive Orders

According to the Federal Register, "Executive orders are official documents, numbered consecutively, through which the President of the United States manages the operations of the Federal Government."

George W. Bush has signed a number of executive orders that have far reaching implications for civil liberties, intellectual freedom, and freedom of information. For example, Executive order 13233, "Further Implementation of the Presidential Records Act", restricts access to the records of past presidents. Some other executive orders, military orders, and presidential proclamations have been assembled here. They can be accessed through the navigation bar.

To view additional executive orders, visit the Federal Register's Executive Orders Disposition Tables.

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Last modified: Fri Dec 13 23:55:36 CST 2002