Executive Order

Executive Order No. 383: Revoking Unnecessary Executive Orders

Date: 01/23/1996
Issuer: William F. Weld
Mass Register: No. 784
Revoking: Executive Order 102
Revoking: Executive Order 137
Revoking: Executive Order 139
Revoking: Executive Order 146
Revoking: Executive Order 159
Revoking: Executive Order 176
Revoking: Executive Order 182
Revoking: Executive Order 186
Revoking: Executive Order 194
Revoking: Executive Order 197
Revoking: Executive Order 199
Revoking: Executive Order 206
Revoking: Executive Order 211
Revoking: Executive Order 217
Revoking: Executive Order 234
Revoking: Executive Order 254
Revoking: Executive Order 256
Revoking: Executive Order 259
Revoking: Executive Order 267
Revoking: Executive Order 268
Revoking: Executive Order 275
Revoking: Executive Order 276
Revoking: Executive Order 294
Revoking: Executive Order 307
Revoking: Executive Order 312
Revoking: Executive Order 322
Revoking: Executive Order 324
Revoking: Executive Order 326
Revoking: Executive Order 332
Revoking: Executive Order 333
Revoking: Executive Order 337
Revoking: Executive Order 347
Revoking: Executive Order 372

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(Revoking Executive Orders Nos. 102, 137, 139, 146, 159, 176, 182, 186, 194, 197, 199, 206, 211, 217, 234, 254, 256, 259, 267, 268, 275, 276, 294, 307, 312, 322, 324, 326, 332, 333, 337, 347, and 372)

WHEREAS, in the past many Boards and Commissions have been established by Executive Orders to assist the citizens of the Commonwealth, to serve in advisory capacities and to perform certain governmental functions;

WHEREAS, many of the Boards and Commissions created by past Executive Orders are no longer necessary because they have either been replaced by certain statutory bodies or have served the particular purpose for which they were created;

WHEREAS, the Weld-Cellucci Administration is committed to reducing waste, duplication and bureaucracy, and to eliminating unnecessary boards and commissions;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM F. WELD, Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Supreme Executive Magistrate, do hereby revoke, effective January 23, 1996, the following Executive Orders: Executive Order No. 102, Massachusetts Organized Crime Control Council; Executive Order No. 137, Governor's Advisory Council on Puerto Rican and Hispanic Affairs; Executive Order No. 139, Governor's Local Educational Advisory Council; Executive Order No. 146, Governor's Advisory Council on Puerto Rican and Hispanic Affairs (amending Executive Order No. 137); Executive Order No. 159, Governor's Advisory Committee on Children and the Family; Executive Order No. 176, Establishing a Special Commission on Laws and Regulations Governing the Alcoholic Beverage Industry; Executive Order No. 182, Increasing the Membership of the Governor's Commission on property Tax Relief; Executive Order No. 186, Governor's Task Force on Juvenile Crime; Executive Order No. .194, Governor's Purchasing Advisory Committee; Executive Order No. 197, Taunton State Hospital Advisory Committee; Executive Order No. 199, Block Grant Task Force; Executive Order No. 206, Block Grant Task Force (amending Executive Order No. 199); Executive Order No. 211, Governor's Emergency Task Force on the Economic Revitalization of the City of Lynn; Executive Order No. 217, Advisory Committee to Study Cable Television Programming Relative to the Showing of Obscene Material; Executive Order No. 234, Creating a New Massachusetts Statewide Health Coordinating Council; Executive Order No. 254, Advisory Committee on the Impact of the Nuclear Arms Race on Massachusetts; Executive Order No. 256, Governor's Business Advisory Council; Executive Order No. 259, Human Resource Center Advisory Council; Executive Order No. 267, Governor's Statewide Anti-Crime Council (revoking and superseding Executive Order No. 226); Executive Order No. 268, Office of Quality Assurance for the Mental Retardation Consent Decrees; Executive Order No. 275, Governor's Commission on Fire Safety, Combustion Toxicity and Combustibility; Executive Order No. 276, Establishing the Massachusetts Emergency Response Commission; Executive Order No. 294, Governor's Commission on the Benjamin Franklin Trust Fund; Executive Order No.307, Establishing the Massachusetts Advisory Commission to Commemorate the Bicentennial of the Bill of Rights; Executive Order No. 312, Establishing a Fort Devens Redevelopment Board; Executive Order No. 322, Commission on Computer Crime; Executive Order No. 324, Governor's Commission on Computer Crime (amending Executive Order No. 322); Executive Order No. 326, Governor's Advisory Committee on Information Technology Executive Order No. 332, Establishing a Special Commission on Foster Care in Massachusetts (superseding Executive Order No. 330); Executive Order No. 333, Establishing a Special Commission on Foster Care in Massachusetts (amending Executive Order No. 332); Executive Order No. 337, Governor's Commission on Computer Crime (amending Executive Order No. 324); Executive Order No. 347, Governor's Special Commission on Regulation of Horse Drawn Carriages; Executive Order No. 372, Commission on Commonwealth Port Development.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston

this 23rd day of January, one thousand nine

hundred and ninety-six.

William F. Weld, Governor

William Francis Galvin

Secretary of State

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