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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 12, 2002

Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies

March 12, 2002

SUBJECT: Inventory of Federal Service Opportunities and Regulatory Barriers to Community and Other Service Activities

I established by Executive Order 13254 of January 29, 2002, the USA Freedom Corps in order to encourage service and volunteerism in America. Building on our Nation's rich tradition of volunteer service, my Administration's policy is to foster a culture of service, citizenship, and responsibility by promoting, expanding, and enhancing service opportunities for all Americans. Consistent with that policy, I hereby direct you to take the following steps:

This directive shall be construed consistent with Executive Order 13254.


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