Governor Michael S. Dukakis, 1983-91

EO 250-1985, MA Reg. #455  txt format of EO 250-1985, MA Reg. #455

Establishing the Massachusetts Occupational Information Coordinating Committee. Revoking 2 EO 140 txt format of EO 140-1977, MA Reg. #84
and 207 txt format of EO 207-1981, MA Reg. #286
and Superseding 2 EO 247 txt format of EO 247-1984, MA Reg. #448
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EO 251-1985, MA Reg. #461  txt format of EO 251-1985, MA Reg. #461

Combustion Toxicity and Fire Safety Commission; Amending 2 EO 249 txt format of EO 249-1985, MA Reg. #452
. Revoked by 2 EO 275 txt format of EO 275-1987, MA Reg. #556
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EO 252-1985, MA Reg. 462  txt format of EO 252-1985, MA Reg. 462

Establishing the Massachusetts State Council on Vocational Education; Superseding and Revoking 2 EO 138 txt format of EO 138-1977, MA Reg. #76
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EO 253-1985, MA Reg. #465  txt format of EO 253-1985, MA Reg. #465

Vietnam Era Veteran's Affirmative Action Program; Amending 2 EO 227 txt format of EO 227-1983, MA Reg. #354
and 235 txt format of EO 235-1983, MA Reg. #391
. Revoked and superseded by 2 EO 452 txt format of Executive Order 452 (Mass. Register # 977) 
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EO 254-1985, MA Reg. #466  txt format of EO 254-1985, MA Reg. #466

Establishing the Governor's Advisory Committee on the Impact of the Nuclear Arms Race on Massachusetts. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 255-1985, MA Reg. #478  txt format of EO 255-1985, MA Reg. #478

Establishing the Governor's Advisory Council on Small Business; Revoking 2 EO 196 txt format of EO 196-1981, MA Reg. #262
. Amended by 2 EO 256 txt format of EO 256-1985, MA Reg. #482
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EO 256-1985, MA Reg. #482  txt format of EO 256-1985, MA Reg. #482

Revoking 2 EO 196 txt format of EO 196-1981, MA Reg. #262
and Amending 2 EO 255 txt format of EO 255-1985, MA Reg. #478
; Amending the Name Previously Established under 2 EO 255 txt format of EO 255-1985, MA Reg. #478
, Known as the Governor's Advisory Council on Small Business, to the Governor's Business Advisory Council. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 257-1985, MA Reg. #490  txt format of EO 257-1985, MA Reg. #490

Establishing a Refugee Policy for the Comm. and Designating the Mass. Office of Refugee Resettlement (M.O.R.R.) as Having Responsibility for Refugee Affairs in the Commonwealth. Amended by 2 EO 265 txt format of EO 265-1986, MA Reg. #536
. Revoked by 2 EO 361 txt format of EO 361-1993, MA Reg. #725
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EO 258-1986, MA Reg. #504  txt format of EO 258-1986, MA Reg. #504

Establishing an Industrial Accident Board Nominating Panel to Advise the governor with Respect to the Appointment of Administrative Judges and Administrative Law Judges. Superseded and revoked by 2 EO 298 txt format of EO 298-1991, MA Reg. #655
and 323 txt format of EO 323-1992, MA Reg. #681
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EO 259-1986, MA Reg. #505  txt format of EO 259-1986, MA Reg. #505

Creating the Human Resource Center Advisory Council. Rescinded by 2 EO 321 txt format of EO 321-1992, MA Reg. #680
. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 260-1986, MA Reg. #509  txt format of EO 260-1986, MA Reg. #509

Establishing the Massachusetts Advisory Commission to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution. Superseded by 2 EO 307 txt format of EO 307-1991, MA Reg. #659
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EO 261-1986, MA Reg. #509  txt format of EO 261-1986, MA Reg. #509

Allocating of Private Activity Bond Cap; Amending 2 EO 248 txt format of EO 248-1984, MA Reg. #452
. Amended by 2 EO 262 txt format of EO 262-1986, MA Reg. #517
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EO 262-1986, MA Reg. #517  txt format of EO 262-1986, MA Reg. #517

Allocation of Private Activity Bond Cap. Amending 2 EO 248 txt format of EO 248-1984, MA Reg. #452
and 261 txt format of EO 261-1986, MA Reg. #509
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EO 263-1986, MA Reg. #517  txt format of EO 263-1986, MA Reg. #517

Allocation of Nonessential Function Bond Volume Cap Pursuant to House Res. 3838. Revoked by 2 EO 266 txt format of EO 266-1986, MA Reg. #542
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EO 264-1986, MA Reg. #520  txt format of EO 264-1986, MA Reg. #520

Implementation of the Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984, P.L. 98-527 links to PDF file . Revoking 2 EO 122 txt format of EO 122-1975
and 141 txt format of EO 141-1978, MA Reg. #95
. Superseded and revoked by 2 EO 315 txt format of EO 314-1991, MA Reg. #668
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EO 265-1986, MA Reg. #536  txt format of EO 265-1986, MA Reg. #536

Office of Refugee Resettlement; Amending 2 EO 257 txt format of EO 257-1985, MA Reg. #490
. Revoked by 2 EO 361 txt format of EO 361-1993, MA Reg. #725
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EO 266-1986, MA Reg. #542  txt format of EO 266-1986, MA Reg. #542

Allocation of Private Activity Bond Volume Cap; Revoking 2 EO 263 txt format of EO 263-1986, MA Reg. #517
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EO 267-1987, MA Reg. #547  txt format of EO 267-1987, MA Reg. #547

Governor's Statewide Anti-Crime Council. Revoking and superseding 2 EO 226 txt format of EO 226-1983, MA Reg. #352
. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 268-1987, MA Reg. #547  txt format of EO 268-1987, MA Reg. #547

Establishing the Office of Quality Assurance for the Mental Retardation Consent Decrees (OQA) and Advisory Committee to the OQA. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 269-1987, MA Reg. #549  txt format of EO 269-1987, MA Reg. #549

Creating Minority Business Development Commission to Promote Minority Business in the Commonwealth.

EO 270-1987, MA Reg. #549  txt format of EO 270-1987, MA Reg. #549

Allocation of Low Income Rental Housing Tax Credit Cap Pursuant to the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Superseded by 2 EO 271 txt format of EO 271-1987, MA Reg. #551
and 291 txt format of EO 291-1990, MA Reg. #650
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EO 271-1987, MA Reg. #551  txt format of EO 271-1987, MA Reg. #551

Allocation of Low Income Rental Housing Tax Credit Cap. Superseding 2 EO 270 txt format of EO 270-1987, MA Reg. #549
. Superseded by 2 EO 291 txt format of EO 291-1990, MA Reg. #650
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EO 272-1987, MA Reg. #551  txt format of EO 272-1987, MA Reg. #551

Commonwealth of Mass. Employees Campaign (COMEC); Superseding 2 EO 243 txt format of EO 243-1984, MA Reg. #425
. Revoked and superseded by 2 EO 354 txt format of EO 354-1993, MA Reg. #714
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EO 273-1987, MA Reg. #551  txt format of EO 273-1987, MA Reg. #551

Establishing the Judicial Nominating Council; Revoking 2 EO 228 txt format of EO 228-1983, MA Reg. #356
. Revoked by 2 EO 299 txt format of EO 299-1991, MA Reg. #655
and 304 txt format of EO 304-1991, MA Reg. #657
and Superseded by 2 EO 318 txt format of EO 318-1991, MA Reg. #674
, 355 txt format of EO 355-1993, MA Reg. #714
, and 420 txt format of EO 420-2000, MA Reg. #895
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EO 274-1987, MA Reg. #555  txt format of EO 274-1987, MA Reg. #555

Establishing the Governor's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues; Superseding 2 EO 230 txt format of EO 230-1983, MA Reg. #376
. Superseded by 2 EO 306 txt format of EO 306-1991, MA Reg. #659
and 313 txt format of EO 313-1991, MA Reg. #668
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EO 275-1987, MA Reg. #556  txt format of EO 275-1987, MA Reg. #556

Establishing Governor's Commission on Fire Safety, Combustion Toxicity and Combustibility; Revoking 2 EO 249 txt format of EO 249-1985, MA Reg. #452
and 251 txt format of EO 251-1985, MA Reg. #461
. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 276-1987, MA Reg. #558  txt format of EO 276-1987, MA Reg. #558

Establishing the Massachusetts Emergency Response Commission. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 277-1987, MA Reg. #567  txt format of EO 277-1987, MA Reg. #567

Establishment of a Public Safety Council; Superseding 2 EO 128 txt format of EO 128-1976, MA Reg. #21
, 129 txt format of EO 129-1976, MA Reg. #29
and 233 txt format of EO 233-1983, MA Reg. #387
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EO 278-1987, MA Reg. #567  txt format of EO 278-1987, MA Reg. #567

Establishment of Governor's Advisory Committee on Veterans'Affairs; Superseding 2 EO 162 txt format of EO 162-1979, MA Reg. #171
and 177 txt format of EO 177-1980, MA Reg. #208
. Revoked and superseded by 2 EO 363 txt format of EO 363-1993, MA Reg. #725
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EO 279-1988, MA Reg. #583  txt format of EO 279-1988, MA Reg. #583

Recycled Materials Procurement Plan. Designation of the Center of Excellence at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to study chloroflourocarbons.

EO 280-1989, MA Reg. #601  txt format of EO 280-1989, MA Reg. #601

The Use of Grant Money Under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act to Provide Local Police with Alternatives to Juvenile Lock-Up Detention. Superseded and Revoked by 2 EO 339 txt format of Executive Order 339 (Mass. Register # 694)
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EO 281-1989, MA Reg. #601  txt format of EO 281-1989, MA Reg. #601

Regulating State Contracts with Companies Doing Business with South Africa or Namibia because of Apartheid. Revoked and Superseded by 2 EO 288 txt format of EO 288-1990, MA Reg. #638
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EO 282-1989, MA Reg. #605  txt format of EO 282-1989, MA Reg. #605

Establishing a Public Integrity Policy for the Commonwealth.

EO 283-1989, MA Reg. #609  txt format of EO 283-1989, MA Reg. #609

Establishes the Governor's Advisory Committee on Information Technology; Revoking 2 EO 231 txt format of EO 231-1983, MA Reg. #380
. Revoked by 2 EO 326 txt format of EO 326-1992, MA Reg. #681
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EO 284-1989, MA Reg. #615  txt format of EO 284-1989, MA Reg. #615

Establishes the Higher Education Nominating Council Who Choose Candidates for the Board of Regents and the Board of Trustees for Public Colleges and Universities. Superseded by 2 EO 309 txt format of EO 309-1991, MA Reg. #662
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EO 285-1990, MA Reg. #626  txt format of EO 285-1990, MA Reg. #626

Establishes a Housing Assistance Pilot Program. The Secretary of the Office of Communities and Development Contracted with the Lynn Housing Authority to Administrate all Rental Housing Assistance Programs Funded through the Executive Office of Communities and Development Located in Lynn.

EO 286-1990, MA Reg. #627  txt format of EO 286-1990, MA Reg. #627

Software Copyright Compliance within State Government.

EO 287-1990, MA Reg. #633  txt format of EO 287-1990, MA Reg. #633

Establishment of the Massachusetts Housing Partnership. Because of the critical need for low and moderate income housing the Executive Office of Communities and Development will expand the development and preservation of housing through public/private partnerships.

EO 288-1990, MA Reg. #638  txt format of EO 288-1990, MA Reg. #638

Revoking and Superseding 2 EO 281 txt format of EO 281-1989, MA Reg. #601
. Because Namibia gained its independence on March 21, 1990, they are eliminated from the prohibited procurement list. South Africa is still on the list. Revoked by 2 EO 359 txt format of EO 359-1993, MA Reg. #723
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EO 289-1990, MA Reg. #644  txt format of EO 289-1990, MA Reg. #644

Evelyn Murphy as Acting Governor signed the Open books and Balanced Budget EO Every month within 5 days of the final revenue receipts or the final payment of bills, whichever is later, A & F will submit a monthly balanced books report to the Governor and the Clerks of the House and Senate.

EO 290-1990, MA Reg. #644  txt format of EO 290-1990, MA Reg. #644

Evelyn Murphy signed this EO on the Reduction of the Size of the Executive Branch of State Government.

EO 291-1990, MA Reg. #650  txt format of EO 291-1990, MA Reg. #650

Assignment of State Ceiling for Tax Credit for Low Income Rental Housing Pursuant to U.S. IRS Code Section 42; Superseding 2 EO 270 txt format of EO 270-1987, MA Reg. #549
and 271 txt format of EO 271-1987, MA Reg. #551
. This is in effect each year that the Congress extends the low-income housing tax credit.

Executive Order 292 (Mass. Register # 651)  txt format of Executive Order 292 (Mass. Register # 651)

Issued 1990

Reestablish a Governor's Highway Safety Bureau to be funded by federal grants and to accept private trust fund monies when appropriate. Revoked by Executive Order 508 pdf format of Executive Order 508 (Mass. Register # 1120)
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EO 293-1990, MA Reg. #652  txt format of EO 293-1990, MA Reg. #652

Policy on Permanent Paper. All departments and executive branch subdivisions shall use permanent paper in the preparation of public records and publications of enduring value.

EO 294-1990, MA Reg. #652  txt format of EO 294-1990, MA Reg. #652

The Governor's Commission on the Benjamin Franklin Trust Fund. The Commission will decide how to use the 4.4 million dollars from Franklin's will and codicil. Revoked by 2 EO 383 txt format of EO 383-1996, MA Reg. #784
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EO 295-1990, MA Reg. #652  txt format of EO 295-1990, MA Reg. #652

No Contract in Excess of $100,000.00 shall be entered into by any agency within the Executive Department. This shall be in effect for 90 days or until amended, superseded or revoked.

EO 296-1990, MA Reg. #652  txt format of EO 296-1990, MA Reg. #652

No employee shall be hired without prior written approval of the Secretary of Administration and Finance. This does not apply to Governor's appointments. It will be in effect for 90 days or until amended, superseded or revoked.

Governor William F. Weld, 1991-97

EO 297-1991, MA Reg. #653  txt format of EO 297-1991, MA Reg. #653

Establishes a Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission of not more than 15 members for purposes of education and encouraging ceremonial celebrations.

EO 298-1991, MA Reg. #655  txt format of EO 298-1991, MA Reg. #655

Industrial Accident Board Nominating Panel. Help appoint Administrative Judges. Superseding and Revoking 2 EO 258 txt format of EO 258-1986, MA Reg. #504
. Superseded and Revoked by 2 EO 323 txt format of EO 323-1992, MA Reg. #681
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EO 299-1991, MA Reg. #655  txt format of EO 299-1991, MA Reg. #655

Creates 23 member board called the Judicial Nominating Council to advise the Governor how to choose judges; Revoking 2 EO 273 txt format of EO 273-1987, MA Reg. #551
. Superseded by 2 EO 304 txt format of EO 304-1991, MA Reg. #657
, 319 txt format of EO 319-1991, MA Reg. #674
, 355 txt format of EO 355-1993, MA Reg. #714
, and 420 txt format of EO 420-2000, MA Reg. #895
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