Massachusetts Executive Orders by Subject A-D

An index to Executive Orders compiled by the Trial Court Law Libraries

Table of Contents

A

Subject Executive Order
Acushnet River Estuary Commission EO 216
Administration & Finance EO 289
EO 290 
EO 296 
Administrative Procedures Act EO 145 
Adoption EO 76 
EO 417 
Adoption and Foster Care, Governor's Commission on EO 76  
Adult Education EO 428 
Affirmative Action

EO 74: Amended by EO 116EO 117EO 227, and EO 235 ; Revoked by EO 452 

EO 116: Amended by EO 117  and EO 227 ; Revoked by EO 452  

EO 117: Amended by EO 227; Revoked by EO 452 

EO 143: Revoked by EO 246 

EO 150: Revoked by EO 246 

EO 224: Amended by EO 235

EO 227: Amended by EO 235 and EO 253; Revoked by EO 452 

Affirmative Action, Advisory Council for the State Office of EO 236 
Affordable housing EO 215 
African-American Advisory Commission EO 362: Revoked and superseded by EO 575
Agency Regulations

EO 485: Revoked and Superseded by EO 562 

EO 562

Agricultural land EO 193 
Agriculture

1 EO 68: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

EO 222 

Aides-de-camp EO 336 
Air pollution, See Alternative fuel vehicles  
Air raid

1 EO 3: Revoked by 1 EO 52  and 1 EO 86 

1 EO 10: Revoked by 1 EO 52  and 1 EO 86 

1 EO 52: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

EO 9: Revoked by EO 28 

Alcohol Abuse and Highway Safety, Governor's Task Force on EO 212 
Alcoholic Beverages Industry, Special Commission on the Laws & Regs Governing EO 176 
Aliens 1 EO 38: Revoked by 1 EO 98
Alternative Dispute Resolution EO 416 
Alternative Fuel Vehicles EO 388 
Anti-Crime Council, Governor's EO 482 
Apartheid

EO 281: Revoked and superseded by EO 288
EO 288

Apparel Industry, Governor's Advisory Committee on EO 89 
Apprenticeship training 1 EO 82: Revoked by 1 EO 99 
Arbitration EO 198 
Architect Selection, Governor's Advisory Committee on EO 52 
Armed Forces Chaplains 1 EO 20: Revoked by 1 EO 99
Asian Americans Commission

EO 328: Amended by EO 382 

EO 382 

Automobile theft

EO 170: Amended by EO 171 

EO 171 

Automobiles, See Motor Vehicles  
Autonomous Vehicles EO 572

B

Subject Executive Order

Banks

1 EO 23: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

1 EO 74: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

Barrier beaches EO 181 
Bay State Skills Commission

EO 185: Amended by EO 192; Revoked by EO 219 

EO 192: Revoked by EO 219

EO 219

Bay State Skills Corporation EO 207 
EO 219
Beaches EO 311 
Benjamin Franklin Trust Fund EO 294: Revoked by EO 383 
Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard 1 EO 24: Revoked by 1 EO 99 
Betting, off-track, Governor's Special Commission on

EO 329: Revoked by EO 338 

EO 338

Bicentennial of the US Constitution EO 260: Superseded by EO 307 
Bicentennial of the Bill of Rights  EO 307: Revoked by EO 383 
Bid notices 1 EO 71: Revoked by 1 EO 86 
Big Dig Safety Review Team and Special Safety Review Advisory Panel EO 474 
Bioterrorism Coordinating Council EO 435 
Black Advisory Commission EO 575 
Blackouts

1 EO 3: Revoked by 1 EO 52  and 1 EO 86 

1 EO 10: Revoked by 1 EO 52 and 1 EO 86

1 EO 31: Revoked by 1 EO 40  and 1 EO 86 

1 EO 40: Revoked by 1 EO 55  and 1 EO 86

1 EO 52: Revoked by 1 EO 86

1 EO 55: Amended by 1 EO 63; Revoked by 1 EO 86

1 EO 63: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

Blind EO 51 
EO 374 
Blizzard EO 142 
Block Grants

EO 199: Amended by EO 206 ; Revoked by EO 383 

EO 206: Revoked by EO 383

Blue Laws 1 EO 6: Revoked by 1 EO 86
Board of Collegiate Authority 1 EO 73: Revoked by 1 EO 99 
Board of Conciliation and Arbitration EO 198 
Board of Regents in Higher Education EO 309 
Boating Advisors, Governor's Commission of EO 80 
Bond Cap

EO 245: Amended by EO 248 

EO 248: Amended by EO 261  and EO 262 

EO 261: Amended by EO 262

EO 262 

EO 263:  Revoked by EO 266 

EO 266 

Boot Camp - See Correctional Facilities  
Boston Harbor Beaches EO 311 
Bourne, MA - State pier 1 EO 13: Revoked by 1 EO 98 
Boycott, International and Awarding of State Contracts EO 130 
Bread 1 EO 88: Revoked by 1 EO 98 
Bridges

1 EO 34: Revoked by 1 EO 99 

1 EO 60: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

1 EO 61: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

1 EO 65: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

EO 225 

EO 457 

Bridgewater, MA (State farm) 1 EO 9: Revoked by 1 EO 98
Budget, Balanced EO 289 
Budget Deficits EO 290 
Building and Specialty Code Coordinating Committee EO 426 
Building Codes

EO 202: Amended by EO 210  and EO 220 

EO 203 

EO 210

EO 220 

EO 440: Revoked by EO 518 

EO 518 

Business. See Also, Minority Businesses , Women EO 169 
Business, Governor's Advisory Council

EO 196: Revoked by EO 256 

EO 255: Amended by EO 256 

EO 256: Revoked by EO 383 

C

Subject Executive Order
Cable Television Programming, Governor's Advisory Committee to Study Showing of Obscene Material EO 217: Revoked by EO 383 
Cambridge, MA 1 EO 61: Revoked by 1 EO 98 
Campaign finance - prohibition of prisoners to raise money EO 399 
Car dealer license 1 EO 4: Revoked by 1 EO 99 
Car pools

1 EO 21: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

1 EO 48: Revoked by 1 EO 98

Careers EO 183 
Catastrophic Illness Sick Leave Bank EO 335 
Certificates, Replacement of, After Natural Disaster EO 23 
EO 30 
Chaplains 1 EO 20: Revoked by 1 EO 99 
Charitable Giving by State Employees - Payroll Deduction

EO 243: Revoked by EO 272 and EO 354 

EO 272: Revoked by EO 354

EO 354: Revoked by EO 404 

EO 404: Revoked by EO 451 

EO 451

Chelsea, MA - bridge and state of emergency EO 225 
Child Advocate, Office of EO 494 
Child and Youth Readiness Cabinet EO 505 
Child custody EO 184 
Child Development, Governor's Advisory Committee on EO 68 
Children

1 EO 20: Revoked by 1 EO 98

EO 494 

Children and the Family, Governor's Committee on EO 159: Revoked by EO 383 
Chlorofluorocarbons EO 279 
Cities and towns, See Local Government  
Citizen Participation, Governor's Commission on EO 91 
Civil Defense. See Also, Emergency Management

1 EO 1: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

1 EO 30: Revoked by 1 EO 54 

1 EO 50: Revoked by 1 EO 86 

EO 1-2

EO 3-8: Revoked by EO 27 

EO 9: Revoked by EO 28 

EO 10-12: Revoked by EO 27 

EO 14: Revoked by EO 31 

EO 15 

EO 16: Revoked by EO 27

EO 17: Revoked by EO 31 

EO 24: Revoked by EO 31 

EO 25: Revoked by EO 144 

EO 26: Revoked by EO 34 

EO 27: Superseded in part by EO 37 

EO 28 

EO 31: Revoked by EO 242 

EO 32 

EO 34: Modified by EO 37

EO 36: Revoked by EO 39 

EO 37 

EO 38 

EO 41: Revoked by EO 42  and EO 42A

EO 42A 

EO 46 

EO 53 

EO 54: Amended by EO 88 

EO 88

EO 142 

EO 144 

EO 303 

Civil service

EO 36: Revoked by EO 39 

EO 38

EO 41: Revoked by EO 42  and EO 42A

Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission EO 529 
Clean energy and efficient buildings EO 484 
Clerk magistrates--qualifications

EO 445: Superseded by EO 458 

Climate Change EO 569 
Clothing EO 89 
Coal, See Fuel ; Heating systems  
Coastal wetlands EO 190 
Code of Fair Practices

EO 74: Amended by EO 116EO 227 and EO 235;  Revoked by EO 452 

EO 116: Amended by EO 117EO 224  , and EO 227; Revoked by EO 452

EO 117: Amended by EO 224  and EO 227; Revoked by EO 452 

EO 224

EO 227: Amended by EO 235  and EO 253; Revoked by EO 452

EO 235: Amended by EO 253; Revoked by EO 452

EO 246: Revoked by EO 452 

EO 253: Revoked by EO 452

EO 452 

Code of Mass. Regulations

EO 384: Superseded by EO 485 

EO 485: Revoked and Superseded by EO 562 

EO 562

Collective bargaining EO 67 
Colleges and universities, closure and consolidation

EO 300: Superseded by EO 310 

Combustion toxicity

EO 249: Amended by EO 251; Revoked by EO 275 

EO 251: Revoked by EO 275 

EO 275: Revoked by EO 383 

COMECC, See Charitable giving  
Commerce and development, See Department of Commerce and Development  
Commercial carriers

1 EO 72: Revoked by 1 EO 87  and 1 EO 96 

Commissioner of Insurance 1 EO 18 
Commonwealth Fusion Center EO 476 
Commonwealth Print, Copy and Mail Center EO 531 
Communications systems

EO 8 

EO 41: Revoked by EO 42 

EO 42: Amended by EO 42A 

EO 53 

Communities and Development, Executive Office of EO 96 
EO 285 
EO 287 
EO 291 
Community and state college system EO 310 
Community Development Plans EO 417 
Community Service Commission

EO 314: Revoked by EO 365 

EO 365: Amended by EO 400; Revoked and Superseded by EO 472 

EO 400: Revoked and Superseded by EO 472 

Commuters

1 EO 21: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

1 EO 48: Revoked by 1 EO 98

Comprehensive Employment Training Act (CETA) EO 157 
Computer Crime, Governor's Commission on

EO 322: Amended by EO 324; Revoked by EO 383 

Computer Technology and the Law, Commission on

EO 324: Amended by EO 337; Revoked by  EO 383

EO 337: Revoked by EO 383

Computers. See Also, Year 2000

EO 132: Amended by EO 175  and EO 188; Rescinded by EO 231 

EO 175: Amended by EO 188; Rescinded by EO 231

EO 188: Rescinded by EO 231 

EO 231

Conduct, Standards of EO 282 
Conciliation and Arbitration, Board of EO 198 
Constitution, Bicentennial of

EO 260: Superseded by EO 307 

Consumer protection EO 405 
Continuity of government

EO 475: Superseded by EO 490 

EO 490

Contractors, Public EO 147 
Contractors, state and privatization EO 346 
Contracts. See Also, State Contracts EO 85 
EO 281 
EO 295 
Copyright EO 286 
Correctional facilities - boot camps

EO 316: Revoked by EO 349 

EO 349

Corrections. See Also, Prison labor and Prisoners

EO 77: Amended by EO 95 

EO 95

EO 461: Amended by EO 468 

EO 468

Crime

EO 60: Amended by EO 61 

EO 61

Crime, Anti- (Governor's Statewide Anti-Crime Council)

EO 226: Revoked by EO 267 

EO 267: Revoked by EO 383 

EO 482 

Crime Control Council 2 EO 102
Criminal justice

EO 60: Amended by EO 61 

EO 61 

EO 133 

EO 465 

Criminal Justice, Committee on

EO 102 

EO 166A: Rescinded by EO 204 

EO 204 

EO 280: Revoked by EO 339 

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) EO 495 
Criminal offender parenting programs, See Parenting programs

D

Subject Executive Order
Data processing

EO 132: Amended by EO 175 and EO 188; Rescinded and replaced by EO 231 

EO 166 

EO 175: Rescinded by  EO 231 

Day care

1 EO 47:  Revoked by 1 EO 98 

EO 214 

Debarment (of Public Contractors) EO 147 
Department of Commerce and Development EO 96 
Department of Housing and Community Development EO 391 
Department of Mental Health

EO 101 

EO 118 

EO 301: Revoked by EO 317 

EO 317

Department of Mental Health Facilities, Governor's Special Commission on EO 201 
Department of Mental Retardation

EO 301: Revoked by EO 317 

EO 317

Department of Public Health

EO 49: Amended by EO 51 

EO 301: Revoked by EO 317 

Department of Public Utilities

1 EO 11: Amended by 1 EO 76; Revoked by 1 EO 99 

1 EO 72: Revoked by 1 EO 87  and 1 EO 96 

1 EO 76: Revoked by 1 EO 99

Department of Public Welfare EO 49: Amended by EO 51 
Desert Storm EO 302 
Development EO 167 
EO 487 
Developmental Disabilities, Governor's Council on

EO 122: Amended by EO 141; Revoked by EO 264 

EO 141: Revoked by EO 264 

Developmental Disabilities, State Planning Council

EO 264: Revoked by EO 315 

EO 306: Revoked by EO 315 

EO 315: Revoked by EO 397

EO 397: Revoked by EO 439 

EO 439: Revoked by EO 512 

EO 512

Digital Healthcare Council EO 574 
Dimout, See Blackouts  
Disabilities

EO 122: Amended by EO 141; Revoked by EO 264 

EO 351 

EO 352 

Disabled Persons, Commission on the Rights of EO 112 
EO 373 
EO 374 
Disabled persons - Access to electronic equipment and info. technology

EO 344: Amended by EO 348 

EO 348

Disabled persons - vocational rehabilitation EO 368 
Disasters, Natural EO 144 
Disasters, Management Program for EO 242 
Dispute resolution, See Alternative dispute resolution  
Diversity and Equal Opportunity

EO 452 

EO 519: Superseded by EO 527 

EO 527: Revoked and superseded by EO 559 

EO 559

Division of Employment Security

1 EO 2 

1 EO 26 

1 EO 97: Revoked by 1 EO 98 

Division of Industrial Engineering EO 47:  Amended by EO 56 
Divorce EO 184 
Domestic Fishing Industry, Governor's Committee on

EO 63: Revoked by EO 65 

EO 65

Domestic violence. See also, Sexual assault

EO 398: Revoked and Superseded by EO 491 

EO 491

Domestic Violence Commission

EO 334: Revoked by EO 357 

EO 357: Amended by EO 449; Revoked by EO 450 

EO 449 

EO 450: Revoked by EO 486 

EO 486: Revoked by EO 563 

EO 563 Revoked and superseded by EO 586

EO 586

Downtown centers EO 134: Revoked by EO 318 
Drivers' licenses 1 EO 70: Revoked by 1 EO 86 
Drug abuse

EO 101 

EO 118 

EO 467: Revoked and Superseded by EO 496 

EO 496

Drug Diversion Control EO 106 
Drugs EO 78 
Drunk driving EO 212 
Dry ice EO 29 
Dune buggies EO 190 
EO 357 

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