Executive Order 11850

Executive Order 11850

Executive Order 11850--Renunciation of certain uses in war of chemical herbicides and riot control agents.cite web
title=Executive Order 11850--Renunciation of certain uses in war of chemical herbicides and riot control agents
date=April 8 1975
author=Gerald Ford
publisher=National Archives
accessdate=May 17
] was signed on April 8, 1975, by United States President Gerald Ford.The executive order restricted the use of herbicides, and riot control agents, including tear gas. Each and every use would require the explicit approval.

On April 11 2007 Joseph Benkert, a George W. Bush political appointee, informed the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Bush Presidency felt it could reinterpret the Executive Order and loosen the restriction on the use of gas as a riot control agent.cite web
title=U.S. Policy and Practice with Respect to the Use of Riot Control Agents by the U.S. Armed Forces
date=September 27, 2006
author=Joseph A. Benkert
publisher=Senate Committee on Armed Services
accessdate=May 17


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