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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 17, 2001
Revocation of Executive Order and Presidential Memorandum Concerning Labor-Management Partnerships
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered that:
Section 1. Executive Order 12871 of October 1, 1993, as amended by Executive Orders 12983 and 13156, which established the National Partnership Council and requires Federal agencies to form labor-management partnerships for management purposes, is revoked. Among other things, therefore, the National Partnership Council is immediately dissolved.
Sec. 2. The Presidential Memorandum of October 28, 1999, entitled "Reaffirmation of Executive Order 12871 -- Labor-Management Partnerships" (the "Memorandum"), which reaffirms and expands upon the requirements of Executive Order 12871 of October 1, 1993, is also revoked.
Sec. 3. The Director of the Office of Personnel Management and heads of executive agencies shall promptly move to rescind any orders, rules, regulations, guidelines, or policies imple-menting or enforcing Executive Order 12871 of October 1, 1993, or the Memorandum, to the extent consistent with law.
Sec. 4. Nothing in this order shall abrogate any collective bargaining agreements in effect on the date of this order.
GEORGE W. BUSH
THE WHITE HOUSE, February 17, 2001.
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