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The 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush, was the son of the 41st President George H. W. Bush President Bush (referred to by many as W) served two terms in office from 2001 to 2009.
President George W Bush enacted 291 executive orders in his 2922 days in office.
See and read them all by clicking here.
His Executive Orders started in the Federal Record at E.O. 13198 and ran to E.O. 13488.
We will break the Executive Orders of President George W. Bush up by year for the posts here on the 1461. The list will run in descending order, starting with the oldest.
In 2002 President Bush signed 31 Executive Orders into law.
In contrast, President Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States signed 35 Executive Orders into law in his second year in office.
Where these Executive Orders amend earlier Executive Orders by previous administrations I will attempt to link back to the original documents in the Federal Archives.
All links to the George W. Bush Executive Orders will be in free downloadable PDF's and will open in new windows.
The 31 Bush Executive Orders E.O. 13252 - E.O. 13282 for 2002 are below:
January 7, 2002
Executive Order 13252: Exclusions From the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program
This Executive Order Amends EO 12171, November 19, 1979
January 16, 2002
Executive Order 13253: Amendment to Executive Order 13223, Ordering the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty and Delegating Certain Authorities to the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation
This Executive Order Amends EO 13223, September 14, 2001
January 29, 2002
Executive Order 13254: Establishing the USA Freedom Corps
This Executive Order was later Amended by EO 13286, February 28, 2003
February 6, 2002
Executive Order 13255: Amendment to Executive Order 13227, President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education
This Executive Order Amends EO 13227, October 2, 2001
February 12, 2002
Executive Order 13256:
President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
This Executive Order Revokes: EO 12876, November 1, 1993
February 13, 2002
Executive Order 13257:
President's Interagency Task Force To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
February 26, 2002
Executive Order 13258:
Amending Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory Planning and Review
This Executive Order Amends: EO 12866, September 30, 1993
March 19, 2002
Executive Order 13259:
Designation of Public International Organizations for Purposes of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977
Executive Order 13260:
Establishing the President's Homeland Security Advisory Council and Senior Advisory Committees for Homeland Security
Executive Order 13261:
Providing an Order of Succession in the Environmental Protection Agency and Amending Certain Orders on Succession
This Executive Order Amends: EO 13241; EO 13242; EO 13243; EO 13244; EO 13245; EO 13246; EO 13247; EO 13250; EO 13251
**** The above list of Executive Orders were all signed on December 18, 2001
April 11, 2002
Executive Order 13262:
2002 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States
This Executive Order Amends: EO 12473, April 13, 1984
April 29, 2002
Executive Order 13263
President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health
June 4, 2002
Executive Order 13264
Amendment to Executive Order 13180, Air Traffic Performance-Based Organization
This Executive Order Amends: EO 13180, December 7, 2000
June 6, 2002
Executive Order 13265
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
This Executive Order Revokes: EO 12345, February 2, 1982
June 20, 2002
Executive Order 13266
Activities To Promote Personal Fitness
Executive Order 13267
Establishing a Transition Planning Office for the Department of Homeland Security Within the Office of Management and Budget
July 2, 2002
Executive Order 13268
Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Taliban and Amendment of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001
This Executive Order Amends: EO 13224, September 23, 2001
**SEE ALSO: EO 13129, July 4, 1999
July 3, 2002
Executive Order 13269
Expedited Naturalization of Aliens and Noncitizen Nationals Serving in an Active-Duty Status During the War on Terrorism
Executive Order 13270
Tribal Colleges and Universities
This Executive Order Revokes: EO 13021, October 19, 1996
July 9, 2002
Executive Order 13271
Establishment of the Corporate Fraud Task Force
August 13, 2002
Executive Order 13272
Proper Consideration of Small Entities in Agency Rulemaking
August 21, 2002
Executive Order 13273
Further Amending Executive Order 10173, as Amended, Prescribing Regulations Relating to the Safeguarding of Vessels, Harbors, Ports, and Waterfront Facilities of the United States
**Also See: EO 10173, October 18, 1950
September 18, 2002
Executive Order 13274
Environmental Stewardship and Transportation Infrastructure Project Reviews
October 7, 2002
Executive Order 13275
Creating a Board of Inquiry To Report on Certain Labor Disputes Affecting the Maritime Industry of the United States
November 15, 2002
Executive Order 13276
Delegation of Responsibilities Concerning Undocumented Aliens Interdicted or Intercepted in the Caribbean Region
**Also See: EO 12807, May 24, 1992
November 19, 2002
Executive Order 13277
Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Trade Act of 2002
This Executive Order Amends: EO 11846, March 27, 1975
December 11, 2002
Executive Order 13278
President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
December 12, 2002
Executive Order 13279
Equal Protection of the Laws for Faith-Based and Community Organizations
This Executive Order Amends: EO 11246, September 24, 1965
Executive Order 13280
Responsibilities of the Department of Agriculture and the Agency for International Development With Respect to Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
December 19, 2002
Executive Order 13281
Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on Tuesday, December 24, 2002
December 31, 2002
Executive Order 13282
Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay
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