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Executive Order

Executive Order No. 253: Vietnam Era Veteran's Affirmative Action Program

Date: 04/12/1985
Issuer: Michael S. Dukakis
Mass Register: No. 465
Amending: Executive Order 227
Amending: Executive Order 235
Revoked and Superseded by: Executive Order 452

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WHEREAS, the intent of Executive Order No. 235 is to ensure that veterans of the Vietnam Conflict fully participate in and have equal access to employment opportunities within the government of the Commonwealth, and

WHEREAS, persons seeking employment with the Commonwealth who are disabled are ensured equal access to such employment opportunities by Executive Order No. 246, and

WHEREAS, the reference in Executive Order No. 235 to disabled persons is unnecessary,

Now Therefore, I, Michael S. Dukakis, by the authority vested in me as Supreme Executive Magistrate, do hereby order that Executive Order No. 235 be amended by deleting the language "and all persons disabled as a result of participating in the Vietnam conflict" now contained in the last sentence of that executive order.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston this 12th day of April 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

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