While his administration continues the plodding work of coordinating with Congress on extra bold coverage targets, Biden has inked 42 executive actions thus far. See all of them right here organized by subject.
‘Executive Order on Strengthening Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.’ Reopens enrollment on HealthCare.gov from February 15 by May 15, and directs federal businesses to reexamine insurance policies which will scale back or undermine entry to the Affordable Care Act.
‘Memorandum on Protecting Women’s Health at Home and Abroad.’ Rescinds the “Mexico City Policy,” a ban on US authorities funding for overseas nonprofits that carry out or promote abortions.
The memorandum additionally directs the US Health and Human Services Department to right away transfer to think about rescinding the Trump administration rule blocking well being care suppliers in the federally funded Title X household planning program from referring sufferers for abortions, in line with the Biden administration.
‘Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.’ Seeks to cement the local weather disaster at the middle of US overseas coverage and nationwide safety. Most notably, it directs the secretary of the inside to pause on coming into into new oil and pure fuel leases on public lands or offshore waters.
The order additionally:
- Instructs Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines to organize a nationwide intelligence estimate on the safety implications of the local weather disaster and directs all businesses to develop methods for integrating local weather issues into their worldwide work.
- (*42*) the National Climate Task Force, assembling leaders from throughout 21 federal businesses and departments.
- Commits to environmental justice and new, clear infrastructure tasks.
- Kicks off growth of emissions discount goal.
- (*42*) the particular presidential envoy for local weather on the National Security Council.
‘Executive Order on Establishing President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.’ Reestablishes the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. Moving ahead, the council will advise Biden on coverage that impacts science, expertise and innovation.
‘Memorandum on Restoring Trust in Government Through Scientific Integrity and Evidence-Based Policymaking.’ Charges the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy with duty for making certain scientific integrity throughout federal businesses.
Agencies that oversee, direct or fund analysis are tasked with designating senior company staff as chief science officers to make sure company analysis packages are scientifically and technologically nicely based.
‘Paris Climate Agreement.’ Rejoins the Paris local weather accord, the landmark worldwide settlement signed in 2015 to restrict world warming.
‘Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis.’ Cancels the Keystone XL pipeline and directs businesses to evaluate and reverse greater than 100 Trump actions on the surroundings.
‘Executive Order On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government.’ Rescinds the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, and directs businesses to evaluate their actions to make sure racial fairness.
‘Executive Order on Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation.’ Prevents office discrimination on the foundation of sexual orientation or gender identification.
‘Memorandum Condemning and Combating Racism, Xenophobia, and Intolerance Against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.’ Acknowledges the rise in discrimination towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the previous 12 months, directing HHS to think about issuing steering on finest practices to enhance “cultural competency, language entry and sensitivity towards AAPIs” in the federal authorities’s COVID-19 response.
The memorandum additionally directs the Department of Justice to accomplice with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities to stop hate crimes and harassment.
‘Executive Order on Reforming Our Incarceration System to Eliminate the Use of Privately Operated Criminal Detention Facilities.’ Directs the lawyer normal to not renew federal contracts with personal prisons.
‘Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation’s and the Federal Government’s History of Discriminatory Housing (*100*) and Policies.’ Directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development to evaluate the Trump administration’s regulatory actions for his or her results on truthful housing and to then “take steps obligatory” to adjust to the Fair Housing Act.
‘Memorandum on Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships.’ Recommits federal businesses to “have interaction in common, strong and significant session with Tribal governments.”
‘Executive Order on Enabling All Qualified Americans to Serve Their Country in Uniform.’ Reverses the Trump administration’s ban on transgender Americans becoming a member of the navy.
‘Executive Order on Ensuring the Future Is Made in All of America by All of America’s Workers.’ Strengthens Buy American guidelines by closing loopholes and decreasing waivers granted on federal purchases of home items.
‘Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce.’ Restores collective bargaining energy and employee protections for federal staff, and lays the basis for a $15 minimal wage.
‘Executive Order on Economic Relief Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.’ Calls for help to those that are struggling to purchase meals, missed out on stimulus checks or are unemployed.
‘Pausing Federal Student Loan Payments.’ Extends the current pause on scholar mortgage funds and curiosity for Americans with federal scholar loans till at the very least September 30.
‘Extend Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums.’ Extends the current nationwide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures till at the very least March 31.
‘Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Non-Immigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease.’ Reinstates COVID-19 journey restrictions for people touring to the United States from Brazil, the Schengen space, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.
‘Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States.’ Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency to increase reimbursement to states to totally cowl the value for National Guard personnel and emergency provides.
‘Executive Order on a Sustainable Public Health Supply Chain.’ Accelerates manufacturing and supply of provides for vaccination, testing and private protecting gear.
‘Executive Order on Establishing the COVID-19 Pandemic Testing Board and Ensuring a Sustainable Public Health Workforce for COVID-19 and Other Biological Threats.’ (*42*) the Pandemic Testing Board to increase US coronavirus testing capability.
‘Executive Order on Improving and Expanding Access to Care and Treatments for COVID-19.’ (*42*) a preclinical program to spice up growth of therapeutics in response.
‘Executive Order on Ensuring a Data-Driven Response to COVID-19 and Future High-Consequence Public Health Threats.’ Enhances the nation’s assortment, manufacturing, sharing and evaluation of coronavirus knowledge.
‘Create extra vaccination websites.’ Directs FEMA to create federally supported group vaccination facilities.
‘Executive Order on Supporting the Reopening and Continuing Operation of Schools and Early Childhood Education Providers.’ Directs the Department of Education and HHS to offer steering for safely reopening and working faculties, youngster care suppliers and establishments of increased schooling.
‘Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety.’ Calls on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to launch clear steering on COVID-19 and to resolve whether or not to ascertain emergency non permanent requirements, and directs OSHA to implement employee well being and security necessities.
‘Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel.’ Requires mask-wearing in airports and on sure modes of transportation, together with many trains, airplanes, maritime vessels and intercity buses. International vacationers should present proof of detrimental COVID-19 checks previous to coming to the US.
‘Executive Order on Ensuring an Equitable Pandemic Response and Recovery.’ Creates the COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force to assist guarantee an equitable pandemic response and restoration.
‘National Security Directive on United States Global Leadership to Strengthen the International COVID-19 Response and to Advance Global Health Security and Biological Preparedness.’ A presidential directive to revive America’s management, assist the worldwide pandemic response effort, promote resilience for future threats and advance world well being safety and the Global Health Security Agenda.
‘Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing.’ Launches a “100 Days Masking Challenge” asking Americans to put on masks for 100 days. Requires masks and bodily distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands and by authorities contractors, and urges states and native governments to do the similar.
‘Letter to His Excellency António Guterres.’ Stops the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization, with Dr. Anthony Fauci turning into the head of the delegation to the WHO.
‘Executive Order on Organizing and Mobilizing the United States Government to Provide a Unified and Effective Response to Combat COVID-19 and to Provide United States Leadership on Global Health and Security.’ Creates the place of COVID-19 response coordinator, reporting on to Biden and managing efforts to provide and distribute vaccines and medical gear.
‘Executive Order on Ensuring a Lawful and Accurate Enumeration and Apportionment Pursuant to the Decennial Census.’ Requires noncitizens to be included in the census and apportionment of congressional representatives.
‘Preserving and Fortifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.’ Strengthens DACA after Trump’s efforts to undo protections for undocumented folks introduced into the nation as kids.
‘Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.’ Reverses the Trump administration’s restrictions on US entry for passport holders from seven Muslim-majority nations.
‘Executive Order on the Revision of Civil Immigration Enforcement Policies and Priorities.’ Undoes Trump’s growth of immigration enforcement.
‘Proclamation on the Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Southern Border of the United States and Redirection of Funds Diverted to Border Wall Construction.’ Halts development of the border wall by terminating the nationwide emergency declaration used to fund it.
‘Reinstating Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians.’ Extends deferrals of deportation and work authorizations for Liberians with a haven in the United States till June 30, 2022.
‘Executive Order on Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel.’ Requires executive department appointees to signal an ethics pledge barring them from performing in private curiosity and requiring them to uphold the independence of the Department of Justice.
‘Modernizing Regulatory Review.’ Directs the White House Office of Management and Budget director to develop suggestions to modernize regulatory evaluate and undoes Trump’s regulatory approval course of.
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