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Executive Order 12027--Relating to the transfer of certain executive development and other personnel functions

Source: The provisions of Executive Order 12027 of Dec. 5, 1977, appear at 42 FR 61851, 3 CFR, 1977 Comp., p. 159, unless otherwise noted.

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970 (5 U.S.C. App. II), Section 202 of the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 581c), and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States of America, in order to transfer certain functions from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to the Office of Personnel Management, it is hereby ordered as follows:

[Preamble amended by Executive Order 12107 of Dec. 28, 1978, 44 FR 1055, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 264]

Section 1. The following functions which heretofore have been performed by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, either alone or in conjunction with the Office of Personnel Management, are hereby reassigned and delegated to the Office of Personnel Management:
(a) Providing overall Executive Branch leadership, regulation, and guidance in executive personnel selection, development, and management including:
(1) Devising and establishing programs and encouraging agencies to devise and establish programs to forecast the need for career executive talent and to select, train, develop, motivate, deploy and evaluate the men and women who make up the top ranks of Federal civil service;
(2) Initiating and leading efforts to ensure that potential executive talent is identified, developed and well utilized throughout the Executive Branch and;
(3) Ensuring that executive training and motivation meet current and future needs.
(b) Studying and reporting on issues relating to position classification and the compensation of Federal civilian employees, including linkages among pay systems, and providing reports on average grade levels, work-years and personnel costs of Federal civilian employees.
(c) Providing primary Executive Branch leadership in (1) developing and reviewing a program of policy guidance to departments and agencies for the organization of management's responsibility under the Federal Labor Relations program; and (2) monitoring issues and trends in labor management relations for referral to appropriate Executive Branch officials including the Federal Labor Relations Council.1

[Sec. 1 amended by Executive Order 12107 of Dec. 28, 1978, 44 FR 1055, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 264]

Sec. 2. [Deleted]

[Sec. 2 amends Executive Order 11541 of July 1, 1970, Chapter 34, p. . The amendment has been incorporated into that order.]

Sec. 3. [Deleted]

[Sec. 3 amends Executive Order 11491of Oct. 29, 1969, Chapter 5. The amendment has been incorporated into that order.]

Sec. 4. [Deleted]

[Sec. 4 amended Executive Order 11636 of Dec. 17, 1971, which was revoked by Executive Order 12292 of Feb. 23, 1981.]

Sec. 5. The records, property, personnel, and unexpended balances of appropriations, available or to be made available, which relate to the functions transferred or reassigned by this Order from the Office of Management and Budget to the Office of Personnel Management, are hereby transferred to the Office of Personnel Management.

[Sec. 5 amended by Executive Order 12107 of Dec. 28, 1978, 44 FR 1055, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 264]

Sec. 6. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall make such determinations, issue such orders, and take all actions necessary or appropriate to effectuate the transfers or reassignments provided by this Order, including the transfer of funds, records, property, and personnel.

Sec. 7. This Order shall be effective December 4, 1977.


1 Editorial note: The Federal Labor Relations Council was abolished and its functions transferred to the Federal Labor Relations Authority by Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978, 43 FR 36037, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 323, effective Jan. 1, 1979, pursuant to Executive Order 12107of Dec. 28, 1978, Chapter 5.


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