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(Amending Executive Order NO. 249)
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 249 was promulgated on January 11, 1985, and established the Governor's commission on Combustion Toxicity and Fire safety; and
WHEREAS, Executive order No. 249 provides that the Commission shall report to the Governor the results of its investigation and its recommendations on or before March 31, 1985; and
WHEREAS, the March 31, 1985 reporting date provides the Commission with insufficient time to complete its tasks and the Commission was intended to have until March 31, 1986 to submit its report and recommendations to the Governor;
Now Therefore, I, Michael S. Dukakis, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Supreme Executive Magistrate, do hereby order that:
Section 5(D) of Executive order No. 249 be amended to read as follows;
D. The Commission shall make such other or further recommendations with respect to fire safety measures needed to achieve a greater degree of fire safety in high density human occupancy buildings as it determines appropriate.
The commission shall report to the Governor the results of its investigation and study, and its recommendations, together with drafts of legislation or regulations necessary to carry its recommendations into effect by presenting the same to the Governor on or before March 31. 1986.
Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston this 21st day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America two hundred and nine.
Michael S. Dukakis, Governor
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Michael Joseph Connolly
Secretary of the Commonwealth