[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 214 (Tuesday, November 5, 2019)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 59709-59710]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-24288]

                        Presidential Documents 

Federal Register / Vol. 84 , No. 214 / Tuesday, November 5, 2019 / 
Presidential Documents

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                Executive Order 13897 of October 31, 2019

Improving Federal Contractor Operations by 
                Revoking Executive Order 13495

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the Federal Property and 
                Administrative Services Act, 40 U.S.C. 101 et seq., and 
                in order to promote economy and efficiency in Federal 
                Government procurement, it is hereby ordered as 

                Section 1. Revocation of Prior Order. Executive Order 
                13495 of January 30, 2009 (Nondisplacement of Qualified 
                Workers Under Service Contracts), which requires that 
                successor Federal contractors in certain circumstances 
                offer a right of first refusal of employment to 
                employees employed under the predecessor contract, is 
                hereby revoked.

                Sec. 2. Agency Implementation. The Secretary of Labor 
                (Secretary), the Federal Acquisition Regulatory 
                Council, and heads of executive departments and 
                agencies shall, consistent with law, promptly move to 
                rescind any orders, rules, regulations, guidelines, 
                programs, or policies implementing or enforcing 
                Executive Order 13495.

                Sec. 3. Enforcement. The Secretary shall terminate, 
                effective immediately, any investigations or compliance 
                actions based on Executive Order 13495.

                Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department, agency, or the 
head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 

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                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    October 31, 2019.

[FR Doc. 2019-24288
Filed 11-4-19; 11:15 am]
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