- Executive Order 12148
Executive Order 12148 was an executive order enacted by President
Jimmy Carteron July 20, 1979to transfer and reassign duties to the newly formed agency, known as the Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), created by [http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/codification/executive-order/12127.html| Executive Order 12127] . The order combined several federal agencies tasked with emergency preparednessand civil defensespread across the executive departments into a unified entity that was established as a stand-alone agency, free of Cabinet interference, with authority as the lead federal agency in a presidentially-declared disaster.
E.O 12148 also revoked the following Executive Orders or parts thereof: (E.O. Numbers)
10242; Sections 1 and 2 of 10296; 10494; 10601; 10634; 10900; 10952; 11051; 11415; 11795; 11725; and 11749.
* [http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/codification/executive-order/12148.html National Archives page on Executive Order 12148]
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