[Executive Orders]

                         EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 11097

      Ex. Ord. No. 11097, Feb. 28, 1963, 28 F.R. 2225, which amended
    Executive Order No. 10501, which related to safeguarding official
    information, was superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11652, Mar. 8, 1972, 37
    F.R. 5209, formerly set out below.
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                           Executive Order 11097

            AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10501, AS AMENDED,
           RELATING TO AUTHORITY FOR THE ORIGINAL CLASSIFICATION
                    OF DEFENSE INFORMATION AND MATERIAL

    By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and
statutes of the United States, and as President of the United States, and
deeming such action necessary in the best interest of the national
security, it is hereby ordered as follows:

    SECTION 1. Section 2 of Executive Order No. 10501 of November 5,
1953, as amended by Executive Order No. 10901 of January 9, 1961, and by
Executive Order No. 10985 of January 12, 1962, is hereby further amended
(A) by adding at the end of Subsection (a) thereof "Export-Import Bank of
Washington", "Office of Science and Technology", and "The Special
Representative for Trade Negotiations"; and (B) by deleting from
Subsection (b) thereof "Subversive Activities Control Board."

    SEC. 2. The Export-Import Bank of Washington, the Office of Science
and Technology, and The Special Representative for Trade Negotiations shall
be deemed to have had authority for the original classification of
information and material from the respective dates on which such agencies
were established.

JOHN F. KENNEDY

THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 28, 1963.

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