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Executive Orders That Gave FEMA Power

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10990

February 2, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and seaports.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10995

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to seize and control the communication media.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10997

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over all electrical power, gas, petroleum, fuels and minerals.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10998

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over all food resources and farms.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11000

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to mobilize civilians into work brigades under government supervision.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11001

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over all health, education and welfare functions.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11002

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
designates the Postmaster General to operate a national registration of all persons.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11003

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over all airports and aircraft, including commercial aircraft.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11004

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY

allows the Housing and Finance Authority to relocate communities, build new housing with public funds,designate areas to be abandoned, and establish new locations for populations.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11005

February 16, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY
allows the government to take over railroads, inland waterways and public storage facilities.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11049

September 14, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY

assigns emergency preparedness function to federal departments and agencies, consolidating 21 operative Executive Orders issued over a fifteen year period.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11051

September 27, 1962 – JOHN F. KENNEDY

specifies the responsibility of the Office of Emergency Planning and gives authorization to put all Executive Orders into effect in times of increased international tensions and economic or financial crisis.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11310

1966 – LYNDON B. JOHNSON

grants authority to the Department of Justice to enforce the plans set out in Executive Orders, to institute industrial support, to establish judicial and legislative liaison, to control all aliens, to operate penal and correctional institutions, and to advise and assist the President.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11921

June 11, 1976 – GERALD FORD

allows the Federal Emergency Preparedness Agency to develop plans to establish control over the mechanisms of production and distribution, of energy sources, wages, salaries, credit and the flow of money in U.S. financial institution in any undefined national emergency. It also provides that when a state of emergency is declared by the President, Congress cannot review the action for six months. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has broad powers in every aspect of the nation.

Executive Order Number 12148

July 20, 1979 – JIMMY CARTER

created the Federal Emergency Management Agency that is to interface with the Department of Defense for civil defense planning and funding. An “emergency czar” was appointed. FEMA has only spent about 6 percent of its budget on national emergencies. The bulk of their funding has been used for the construction of secret underground facilities to assure continuity of government in case of a major emergency, foreign or domestic.

Executive Order Number 12656

November 18, 1988 – RONALD REAGAN

appointed the National Security Council as the principal body that should consider emergency powers. This allows the government to increase domestic intelligence and surveillance of U.S. citizens and would restrict the freedom of movement within the United States and grant the government the right to isolate large groups of civilians. The National Guard could be federalized to seal all borders and take control of U.S. air space and all ports of entry.

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