Executive Order

Executive Order No. 473: Revoking unnecessary Executive Order

Date: 07/21/2006
Issuer: Mitt Romney
Mass Register: No. 1057
Revoking: Executive Order 407

WHEREAS, this administration is committed to reducing duplication and bureaucracy, and to eliminating unnecessary boards and commissions;

WHEREAS, I returned sections 4 and 129 of House Bill No. 5000, pursuant to my power under Part the Second, Chapter I, Section I, Article II of the Constitution of the Commonwealth;

WHEREAS, the General Court enacted these sections as part of Chapter 139 of the Acts of 2006 notwithstanding my objections; and

WHEREAS, the Governor's Commission on Gay and lesbian Youth is now duplicative;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mitt Romney, Governor of the Commonwealth, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Supreme Executive Magistrate, do hereby revoke effective July 21,2006, Executive Order No. 407, Governor's Commission on Gay and lesbian Youth (Revoking and Superseding Executive Order No. 325).

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston this 21st day of July in the year of our Lord two thousand six, and of the Independence of the United States of America two hundred and thirty.


Commonwealth of Massachusetts

William Francis Galvin

Secretary of the Commonwealth




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