Executive Order 13074--Amendment to Executive Order 12656

    The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Assistance And Emergency Relief Act,

    13CFR123.1 Chapter I--Small Business Administration Part 123--Disaster Loan Program

  US Code TITLE 50 - War and National Defence CHAPTER 34 - National Emergencies

Executive Orders

    Executive Order 10995
    Telecommunications Management 

    Executive Order 10997 --
    Electric power, petroleum and gas, solid fuels, and minerals

    Executive Order 10998 --
     Food resources, farms, fertilizer, and facilities

    Executive Order 10999 --
    Transportation, the production and distribution of all materials

    Executive Order 11000 --
    Manpower management

     Executive Order 11001 --
    Health and welfare services, and educational programs
     Executive Order 11002 --
    National emergency registration system
      Executive Order 11003 --
    Air travel, airports, operating facilities

       Executive Order 11004 --
    Housing and community facilities

       Executive Order 11005 --
    Interstate Commerce

      Executive Order 11051 --
    Emergency Planning 

      Executive Order 11490 --
    Federal departments and agencies

      Executive Order 12472 --   
    Telecommunications functions

      Executive Order 12656 --
    Continuity of Government

      Executive Order 12919 --
    National Defense Industrial  Preparedness
     Executive Order 12938 --
    Weapons Of Mass Destruction
     Executive Order 13074 --
    Noncombatant Evacuation Operations
"The President has the power to seize property, organize and control the means of production, seize commodities, assign military forces abroad, call reserve forces amounting to 2 1/2 million men to duty, institute martial law, seize and control all menas of transportation, regulate all private enterprise, restrict travel, and in a plethora of particular ways, control the lives of all Americans...

Most [of these laws] remain a a potential source of virtually unlimited power for a President should he choose to activate them. It is possible that some future President could exercise this vast authority in an attempt to place the United States under authoritarian rule.

While the danger of a dictatorship arising through legal means may seem remote to us today, recent history records Hitler seizing control through the use of the emergency powers provisions contained in the laws of the Weimar Republic."

--Joint Statement, Sens. Frank Church (D-ID) and Charles McMathias (R-MD) September 30, 1973

Executive Order 13074--Amendment to Executive Order 12656

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to reflect the appropriate allocation of funding responsibilities for Noncombatant Evacuation Operations, it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 12656 is amended by adding a new section 501(16) to read as follows: ``Subject to the direction of the President, and pursuant to procedures to be developed jointly by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State, be responsible for the deployment and use of military forces for the protection of United States citizens and nationals and, in connection therewith, designated other persons or categories of persons, in support of their evacuation from threatened areas overseas.''

William J. Clinton

The White House,

February 9, 1998