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2016 Executive Orders Signed by Barack Obama


Executive Order 13716
Revocation of Executive Orders 13574, 13590, 13622, and 13645 With Respect to Iran, Amendment of Executive Order 13628 With Respect to Iran, and Provision of Implementation Authorities for Aspects of Certain Statutory Sanctions Outside the Scope of U.S. Commitments Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action of July 14, 2015

  • Signed:   January 16, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 3693, January 21, 2016
  • Amends: EO 13628, October 9, 2012
  • Revokes: EO 13574, May 23, 2011; EO 13590, November 20, 2011; EO 13622, July 30, 2012; EO 13645, June 3, 2013

Executive Order 13717
Establishing a Federal Earthquake Risk Management Standard

  • Signed: February 2, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 6407, February 5, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 12699, January 5, 1990; EO 12941, December 1, 1994

Executive Order 13718
Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

  • Signed: February 9, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 7441, February 12, 2016

Executive Order 13719
Establishment of the Federal Privacy Council

  • Signed: February 9, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 7687, February 12, 2016

Executive Order 13720
Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015

  • Signed: February 26, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 11089, March 2, 2016

Executive Order 13721
Developing an Integrated Global Engagement Center to Support Government-Wide Counterterrorism Communications Activities Directed Abroad and Revoking Executive Order 13584

  • Signed: March 14, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 14685, March 17, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 13584, September 9, 2011

Executive Order 13722
Blocking Property of the Government of North Korea and the Workers' Party of Korea, and Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to North Korea

  • Signed: March 15, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 14943, March 18, 2016
  • See: EO 13466, June 26, 2008

Executive Order 13723
Establishing the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal

  • Signed: March 30, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 19017, April 1, 2016
  • See: EO 13289, March 12, 2003

Executive Order 13724
Amending Executive Order 12137

  • Signed: April 8, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 22021, April 13, 2016
  • Amends: EO 12137, May 16, 1979

Executive Order 13725
Steps to Increase Competition and Better Inform Consumers and Workers to Support Continued Growth of the American Economy

  • Signed: April 15, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 23417, April 20, 2016

Executive Order 13726
Blocking Property and Suspending Entry Into the United States of Persons Contributing to the Situation in Libya

  • Signed: April 19, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 23559, April 21, 2016
  • See: EO 13566, February 25, 2011; Proc. 8693

Executive Order 13727
Facilitation of a Presidential Transition

  • Signed: May 6, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 29465, May 11, 2016
  • See: Memorandum of July 11, 2001

Executive Order 13728
Wildland-Urban Interface Federal Risk Mitigation

  • Signed: May 18, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 32223, May 20, 2016

Executive Order 13729
A Comprehensive Approach to Atrocity Prevention and Response

  • Signed: May 18, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 32611, May 23, 2016

Executive Order 13730
2016 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States

  • Signed: May 20, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 33331, May 26, 2016
  • See: EO 12473, April 13, 1984

Executive Order 13731
Global Entrepreneurship

  • Signed: June 24, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 42221, June 29, 2016

Executive Order 13732
United States Policy on Pre- and Post-Strike Measures to Address Civilian Casualties in U.S. Operations Involving the Use of Force

  • Signed: July 1, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 44485, July 7, 2016

Executive Order 13733
Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015

  • Signed: July 22, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 49515, July 27, 2016

Executive Order 13734
Amending Executive Order 13675 To Expand Membership on the President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa

  • Signed: August 3, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 52321, August 8, 2016

Executive Order 13735
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of the Treasury

  • Signed: August 12, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 54709, August 17, 2016

Executive Order 13736
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Signed: August 12, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 54711, August 17, 2016

Executive Order 13737
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Environmental Protection Agency

  • Signed: August 12, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 54713, August 17, 2016
  • Revoked by: EO 13763, January 13, 2017

Executive Order 13738
Amendment to Executive Order 13673

  • Signed: August 23, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 58807, August 26, 2016
  • Amends: EO 13673, July 31, 2014

Executive Order 13739
Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Situation in or in Relation to Cote D'Ivore

  • Signed: September 14, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 63673, September 16, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 13396, February 7, 2006

Executive Order 13740
2016 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States

  • Signed: September 16, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 65175, September 22, 2016
  • Amends: EO 12473, April 13, 1984

Executive Order 13741
Amending Executive Order 13467 to Establish the Roles and Responsibilities of the National Background Investigations Bureau and Related Matters

  • Signed: September 29, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 68289, October 4, 2016
  • Amends: EO 12171, November 19, 1979; EO 13467, June 30, 2008

Executive Order 13742
Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Actions and Policies of the Government of Burma

  • Signed: October 7, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 70593, October 12, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 13047, May 20, 1997; EO 13310, July 28, 2003; EO 13448, October 18, 2007; EO 13464, April 30, 2008; EO 13619, July 11, 2012
  • See: EO 13651, August 6, 2013; Proc. 8693

Executive Order 13743
Charitable Fundraising

  • Signed: October 13, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 71571, October 18, 2016
  • Amends: EO 12353, March 23, 1982

Executive Order 13744
Coordinating Efforts to Prepare the Nation for Space Weather Events

  • Signed: October 13, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 71573, October 18, 2016
  • See: EO 12881, November 23, 1993; EO 13642, May 9, 2013

Executive Order 13745
Delegation of Function to the Director of the Office of Personnel Management

  • Signed: October 31, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 76493, November 3, 2016

Executive Order 13746
Advancing the Goals of the Power Africa Initiative to Expand Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa Through the Establishment of the President's Power Africa Working Group

  • Signed: November 3, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 78697, November 8, 2016

Executive Order 13747
Advancing the Global Health Security Agenda to Achieve a World Safe and Secure From Infectious Disease Threats

  • Signed: November 4, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 78701, November 9, 2016

Executive Order 13748
Establishing a Community Solutions Council

  • Signed: November 16, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 83619, November 21, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 13602, March 15, 2012
  • Supersedes: EO 13560, December 14, 2010

Executive Order 13749
Providing for the Appointment in the Competitive Service of Certain Employees of the Foreign Service

  • Signed: November 29, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 87391, December 2, 2016
  • See: EO 13597, January 19, 2012

Executive Order 13750
Providing for the Appointment of Alumni of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, and the Critical Language Scholarship Program to the Competitive Service

  • Signed: November 29, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 87393, December 2, 2016

Executive Order 13751
Safeguarding the Nation From the Impacts of Invasive Species

  • Signed: December 5, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 88609, December 8, 2016
  • Amends: EO 13112, February 3, 1999

Executive Order 13752
Relating to the Implementation of the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance

  • Signed: December 8, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 90181, December 13, 2016

Executive Order 13753
Amending the Order of Succession in the Department of Homeland Security

  • Signed: December 9, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 90667, December 14, 2016
  • Amends: EO 13286, February 28, 2003
  • Revokes: EO 13442, August 13, 2007

Executive Order 13754
Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience

  • Signed: December 9, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 90669, December 14, 2016

Executive Order 13755
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Labor

  • Signed: December 23, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 96329, December 30, 2016
  • Revokes: EO 13245, December 18, 2001

Executive Order 13756
Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay

  • Signed: December 27, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 81 FR 97099, December 30, 2016
  • Supersedes: EO 13715, December 18, 2015

Executive Order 13757
Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency With Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities

  • Signed: December 28, 2016
  • Federal Register page and date: 82 FR 1, January 3, 2017
  • Amends: EO 13694, April 1, 2015
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