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WHEREAS, the Massachusetts Post-Secondary Education Commission was created in 1974 expressly to receive federal funds for statewide planning; and
WHEREAS, said Commission was created by Executive Order No. 105, which was later amended by Executive Orders No. 131 and No. 148; and
WHEREAS, recent changes in federal legislation removed the legal necessity for said Commission, and have assured the termination of federal programs administered by said Commission; and
WHEREAS, the Commission itself and the Chancellor of the Board of Regents of Higher Education have recommended the abolition of said Commission because there is no function for the Commission to perform;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, EDWARD J. KING, Governor of the Commonwealth, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes of the Commonwealth, do hereby order as follows:
Executive Order No. 105 is hereby revoked.
Executive Order No. 131 is hereby revoked.
Executive Order No. 148 is hereby revoked.
Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston this 6th day of November in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighty-one and of the Independence of the United States of America two hundred and six.
EDWARD J. KING
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
MICHAEL JOSEPH CONNOLLY
Secretary of the Commonwealth