Biden's Executive Order Tracker

Executive Order #1

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Regulation

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Directs OMB director to develop recommendations to modernize regulatory review and undoes Trump’s regulatory approval process.


Executive Order #2

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Ethics

Reversal: No

Summary: Requires executive branch appointees to sign an ethics pledge barring them from acting in personal interest and requiring them to uphold the independence of the Department of Justice.


Executive Order #3

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: No

Summary: Extends deferrals of deportation and work authorizations for Liberians with a safe haven in the United States until June 30, 2022.


Executive Order #4

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Halts construction of the border wall by terminating the national emergency declaration used to fund it.


Executive Order #5

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Undoes Trump’s expansion of immigration enforcement within the United States.


Executive Order #6

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Reverses the Trump administration’s restrictions on US entry for passport holders from seven Muslim-majority countries.


Executive Order #7

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: No

Summary: Fortifies DACA after Trump’s efforts to undo protections for undocumented people brought into the country as children.


Executive Order #8

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Census

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Requires non-citizens to be included in the Census and apportionment of congressional representatives.


Executive Order #9

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: No

Summary: Prevents workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.


Executive Order #10

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Rescinds the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, directs agencies to review their actions to ensure racial equity.


Executive Order #11

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Environment

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Cancels the Keystone XL pipeline and directs agencies to review and reverse more than 100 Trump actions on the environment.


Executive Order #12

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Environment

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Rejoins the Paris climate accord, a process that will take 30 days.


Executive Order #13

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Economy

Reversal: No

Summary: Extends the existing pause on student loan payments and interest for Americans with federal student loans until at least September 30.


Executive Order #14

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Economy

Reversal: No

Summary: Extends the existing nationwide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until at least March 31.


Executive Order #15

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Creates the position of Covid-19 Response Coordinator, reporting directly to Biden and managing efforts to produce and distribute vaccines and medical equipment.


Executive Order #16

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Stops the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization, with Dr. Anthony Fauci becoming the head of the delegation to the WHO.


Executive Order #17

Date: January 20, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Launches a “100 Days Masking Challenge” asking Americans to wear masks for 100 days. Requires masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands and by government contractors, and urges states and local governments to do the same.


Executive Order #18

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: A presidential directive to restore America’s leadership, support the international pandemic response effort, promote resilience for future threats and advance global health security and the Global Health Security Agenda.


Executive Order #19

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Creates the Covid-19 Health Equity Task Force to help ensure an equitable pandemic response and recovery.


Executive Order #20

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Requires mask wearing in airports and on certain modes of transportation, including many trains, airplanes, maritime vessels and intercity buses. International travelers must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to coming to the US.


Executive Order #21

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Calls on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to release clear guidance on Covid-19, decide whether to establish emergency temporary standards, and directs OSHA to enforce worker health and safety requirements.


Executive Order #22

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Directs the Department of Education and HHS to provide guidance for safely reopening and operating schools, childcare providers and institutions of higher education.


Executive Order #23

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Directs FEMA to create federally-supported community vaccination centers.


Executive Order #24

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Enhances the nation’s collection, production, sharing and analysis of coronavirus data.


Executive Order #25

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Establishes a preclinical program to boost development of therapeutics in response to pandemic threats.


Executive Order #26

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Establishes the Pandemic Testing Board to expand US coronavirus testing capacity.


Executive Order #27

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Directs FEMA to expand reimbursement to states to fully cover the cost for National Guard personnel and emergency supplies.


Executive Order #28

Date: January 21, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: No

Summary: Accelerates manufacturing and delivery of supplies for vaccination, testing and Personal Protective Equipment.


Executive Order #29

Date: January 22, 2021

Topic: Economy

Reversal: No

Summary: Calls for assistance to those who are struggling to buy food, missed out on stimulus checks or are unemployed.


Executive Order #30

Date: January 22, 2021

Topic: Economy

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Restores collective bargaining power and worker protections for federal workers, and lays the foundation for $15 minimum wage.


Executive Order #31

Date: January 25, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Reverses the Trump administration’s ban on transgender Americans joining the military.


Executive Order #32

Date: January 25, 2021

Topic: Coronavirus

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Reinstates Covid-19 travel restrictions for individuals traveling to the United States from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa.


Executive Order #33

Date: January 25, 2021

Topic: Economy

Reversal: No

Summary: Strengthens Buy American rules by closing loopholes and reducing waivers granted on federal purchases of domestic goods.


Executive Order #34

Date: January 26, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: No

Summary: Acknowledges the rise in discrimination against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the past year, directing the Department of Health and Human Services to consider issuing guidance on best practices to improve “cultural competency, language access and sensitivity toward AAPIs” in the federal government’s Covid-19 response, and directs the Department of Justice to partner with AAPI communities to prevent hate crimes and harassment.


Executive Order #35

Date: January 26, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: No

Summary: Recommits federal agencies to “engage in regular, robust and meaningful consultation with Tribal governments”.


Executive Order #36

Date: January 26, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: No

Summary: Directs the attorney general not to renew federal contracts with private prisons.


Executive Order #37

Date: January 26, 2021

Topic: Equity

Reversal: No

Summary: Directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development to review the Trump administration’s regulatory actions for their effects on fair housing and to then “take steps necessary” to comply with the Fair Housing Act.


Executive Order #38

Date: January 27, 2021

Topic: Environment

Reversal: No

Summary: Charges the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy with responsibility for ensuring scientific integrity across federal agencies.


Executive Order #39

Date: January 27, 2021

Topic: Environment

Reversal: No

Summary: Reestablishes the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.


Executive Order #40

Date: January 27, 2021

Topic: Environment

Reversal: No

Summary: Elevates climate change as an essential element of US foreign policy and national security and kicks off development of a new emissions reduction target, which will be announced by April 22.


Executive Order #40

Date: January 28, 2021

Topic: Healthcare

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Rescinds the “Mexico City Policy,” a ban on US government funding for foreign nonprofits that perform or promote abortions.


Executive Order #41

Date: January 28, 2021

Topic: Healthcare

Reversal: No

Summary: Reopens enrollment on HealthCare.gov from Feb. 15 through May 15, and directs federal agencies to reexamine policies that may reduce or undermine access to the Affordable Care Act.


Executive Order #42

Date: February 2, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Rescinds Trump’s memo requiring immigrants to repay the government if they receive public benefits. Elevates the role of the executive branch in promoting immigrant integration and inclusion, including reestablishing a Task Force on New Americans. Requires agencies to review immigration regulations and policies.


Executive Order #43

Date: February 2, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Aims to address economic and political causes of migration, works with organizations to provide protection to asylum seekers and ensures Central American asylum seekers have legal access to the United States. Rescinds Trump administration policies and guidelines and also initiates a review of policies “that have effectively closed the U.S. border to asylum seekers”.


Executive Order #44

Date: February 2, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Revokes Trump’s order justifying separating families at the border and creates a task force that recommends steps to Biden to reunite separated families.


Executive Order #45

Date: February 4, 2021

Topic: National Security

Reversal: No

Summary: Outlines the structure of the National Security Council, incorporates more regular participation from Cabinet officials focused on domestic policy that influences national security.


Executive Order #46

Date: February 4, 2021

Topic: National Security

Reversal: No

Summary: Establishes an interagency working group to propose improvements for recruiting, retaining and supporting national security professions.


Executive Order #47

Date: February 4, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Directs relevant agencies to ensure LGBTQI+ refugees and asylum seekers have equal access to protections, requires the Department of State to lead a standing group to respond quickly to international LGBTQI+ human rights abuses and to report annually to Congress on global LGBTQI+ abuses, directs agencies to review Trump administration policies and rescind those that are inconsistent with this memo within 100 days.


Executive Order #48

Date: February 4, 2021

Topic: Immigration

Reversal: Yes

Summary: Expands the United States Refugee Admissions Program and rescinds Trump policies that limited refugee admissions and required additional vetting.


Information can be found at: Biden's executive orders in his first 100 days: View the list (cnn.com)