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Author: George W. Bush  | Date: October 7, 2008

Executive Order 13475—Further Amendments to Executive Orders 12139 and 12949 in Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008,
October 7, 2008

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 104 and 303 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1801 et seq.), as amended by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-261), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Section 1-103 of Executive Order 12139 of May 23, 1979, as amended, is further amended by:

(a) striking "(7)" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "(6)";(b) adding after subsection (h) "(i) Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation."; and(c) by adding after the sentence that begins "None of the above officials . . .", a new sentence to read "The requirement of the preceding sentence that the named official must be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate does not apply to the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation."

Sec. 2. Section 3 of Executive Order 12949 of February 9, 1995, as amended, is further amended by:

(a) striking "(7)" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "(6)";(b) striking "and" at the end of subsection (g);(c) striking the period at the end of subsection (h) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and";(d) adding after subsection (h) "(i) Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation."; and(e) by adding after the sentence that begins "None of the above officials . . .", a new sentence to read "The requirement of the preceding sentence

that the named official must be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate does not apply to the Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation."

Sec. 3. This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity, by any party against the United States, its agencies, instrumentalities, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

George W. Bush
The White House,
October 7, 2008.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 8:45 a.m., October 9, 2008]

Note: This Executive order was published in the Federal Register on October 10.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Executive Order 13475— Further Amendments to Executive Orders 12139 and 12949 in Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, October 7, 2008," Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1317-1318 Original Sources, accessed May 23, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=679WLD76XMHQ7HG.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Executive Order 13475— Further Amendments to Executive Orders 12139 and 12949 in Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, October 7, 2008." Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1317-1318, Original Sources. 23 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=679WLD76XMHQ7HG.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Executive Order 13475— Further Amendments to Executive Orders 12139 and 12949 in Light of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Amendments Act of 2008, October 7, 2008' in Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 10, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1317-1318. Original Sources, retrieved 23 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=679WLD76XMHQ7HG.