WHEREAS, the Office of Rural Development was established by Executive Order Number 5 on January 26, 2011.

NOW, THEREFORE, based upon these considerations, and for other good and valid reasons related thereto, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of the State of Alabama, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Alabama, do hereby rescind Executive Order Number 5, dated January 26, 2011.

BE IT FURTHER ORDERED that this Executive Order shall become effective immediately upon its execution and shall remain in effect until amended or rescinded by the Governor.

DONE AND ORDERED this 12th day of April, 2017.

Kay Ivey
Governor

Attested

John H. Merrill
Secretary of State