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305 Presidential Memoranda issued by Memorandum

Memorandum of November 21, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016 Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, … [read more]

Memorandum of October 26, 2017 Combatting the National Drug Demand and Opioid Crisis Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby directed as follows: Section … [read more]

Start Printed Page 50307 Memorandum of October 26, 2017 Temporary Certification for Certain Records Related to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies The American public expects—and deserves—its Government to provide as much access as possible to the President John … [read more]

Memorandum of October 25, 2017 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It shall be … [read more]

Start Printed Page 50051 Memorandum of October 11, 2017 Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[, and] the Secretary of Homeland Security By the authority vested in me as … [read more]

Memorandum of September 25, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the … [read more]

Memorandum of September 8, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 41319 Memorandum of August 25, 2017 Military Service by Transgender Individuals Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense [and] the Secretary of Homeland Security Section 1. Policy. (a) Until June 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (collectively, the Departments) generally … [read more]

Memorandum of August 15, 2017 Elevation of U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to my authority as the Commander in Chief and under sections 161 and 167b of title 10, United States Code, and in consultation with the Secretary of … [read more]

Memorandum of August 14, 2017 Addressing China's Laws, Policies, Practices, and Actions Related to Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Technology Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby … [read more]

Memorandum of June 29, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of Homeland Security By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to … [read more]

Start Printed Page 31239 Memorandum of June 29, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of June 21, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 27965 Memorandum of June 14, 2017 Effective Date in Executive Order 13780 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[, and] the Director of National Intelligence This memorandum provides guidance for the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary … [read more]

Memorandum of April 12, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I … [read more]

Memorandum of March 19, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Memorandum of March 6, 2017 Implementing Immediate Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications for Visas and Other Immigration Benefits, Ensuring Enforcement of All Laws for Entry Into the United States, and Increasing Transparency Among Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government and for the American People Memorandum for the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9675 Memorandum of February 3, 2017 Fiduciary Duty Rule Memorandum for the Secretary of Labor One of the priorities of my Administration is to empower Americans to make their own financial decisions, to facilitate their ability to save for retirement and build the individual wealth necessary … [read more]

National Security Presidential Memorandum-2 of January 28, 2017 Organization of the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Agriculture[,] the Secretary of Health and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9125 National Security Presidential Memorandum-3 of January 28, 2017 Plan To Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Energy[,] the Secretary … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8983 Memorandum of January 27, 2017 Rebuilding the U.S. Armed Forces Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense [and] the Director of the Office of Management and Budget By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including … [read more]

Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army [Editorial Note: Memorandum of January 24, 2017 entitled Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army, Document Number 2017-02032, was originally published on pages 8661 and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8663 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Army[, and] the Secretary of the Interior Section 1. Policy. In accordance with Executive Order 11423 of August 16, 1968, as amended, and Executive … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8661 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army Section 1. Policy. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) under development by Dakota Access, LLC, represents a substantial, multi-billion-dollar private investment in our Nation's energy infrastructure. This approximately … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8659 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of American Pipelines Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with all relevant executive departments and agencies, shall develop a plan under which all new pipelines, as well as retrofitted, repaired, or expanded pipelines, … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8667 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby … [read more]

Memorandum of January 23, 2017 Hiring Freeze Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order a freeze on the hiring of Federal civilian employees to … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8495 Memorandum of January 23, 2017 The Mexico City Policy Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of Health and Human Services[, and] the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development I hereby revoke the Presidential Memorandum of January 23, 2009, for the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8497 Memorandum of January 23, 2017 Withdrawal of the United States From the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative It is the policy of my Administration to represent the American people and their financial well-being in all negotiations, particularly the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 7629 Memorandum of January 13, 2017 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 7627 Memorandum of January 13, 2017 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Council on Environmental Quality Memorandum for the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 7623 Memorandum of January 13, 2017 Continuing To Expand Opportunity for All Young People Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby direct … [read more]

Start Printed Page 7625 Memorandum of January 13, 2017 Designation of Officers or Employees of the Office of Science and Technology Policy To Act as Director Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution … [read more]

Start Printed Page 6179 Memorandum of January 12, 2017 Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Our National Parks, National Forests, and Other Public Lands and Waters Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Our Federal lands and waters are among our Nation's greatest treasures—from our National Parks and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 96335 Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Arts Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 96333 Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 96337 Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social Security Administration Memorandum for the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 96331 Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Designation of Officers of the National Archives and Records Administration to Act as Archivist of the United States Memorandum for the Archivist of the United States By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws … [read more]

Memorandum of December 22, 2016 Supporting New American Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies My Administration has maintained a steadfast commitment to honor and serve the brave men and women who have served this country. Like all service members and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 94213 Memorandum of December 5, 2016 Steps for Increased Legal and Policy Transparency Concerning the United States Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Since my earliest days in office, I have emphasized the importance … [read more]

Start Printed Page 69993 Memorandum of October 5, 2016 Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the National Security Workforce Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Our greatest asset in protecting the homeland and advancing our interests abroad is the talent and diversity of our national security workforce. … [read more]

Memorandum of September 30, 2016 Transfer of Unified Command Plan Responsibilities Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to my authority as Commander in Chief, I hereby approve your request dated August 29, 2016, and direct the relief of the requested responsibilities in the Unified Command Plan. Consistent with … [read more]

Memorandum of September 30, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Sections 5, 6(a) and 6(c), and 8(a) of the Global Food Security Act of 2016 Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development By the authority vested in me as … [read more]

Memorandum of September 28, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 54717 Memorandum of August 12, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Humanities Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 54715 Memorandum of August 12, 2016 Designation of Officers of the Office of Personnel Management To Act as Director of the Office of Personnel Management Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Personnel Management By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution … [read more]

Start Printed Page 52967 Memorandum of August 5, 2016 Transfer of Unified Command Plan Responsibilities Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to my authority as Commander in Chief, I hereby approve your request dated June 16, 2016 and direct the transfer of the requested responsibilities in the Unified … [read more]

Start Printed Page 55109 Memorandum of August 5, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 614(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 52323 Memorandum of August 3, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 4 and Section 7 of the Electrify Africa Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution … [read more]

Memorandum of August 1, 2016 Delegation of Functions and Authorities Under the Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of … [read more]

Memorandum of July 26, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 1247 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section … [read more]

Memorandum of July 13, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Start Printed Page 48317 Memorandum of July 13, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Sections 614(a)(1) and 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of May 24, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 106 of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of May 18, 2016 Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Director of National Intelligence[, and] the Secretary of Commerce By the authority vested in me … [read more]

Memorandum of May 10, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 3136(h) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 26993 Memorandum of April 29, 2016 Promoting Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies America is a Nation of second chances. Promoting the rehabilitation and reintegration of individuals who have paid their debt to society makes communities … [read more]

Start Printed Page 68927 Memorandum of April 12, 2016 Delegations of Authority Under Sections 610, 614(a)(1), and 506(a)(2)(A)(i)(II) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States … [read more]

Memorandum of March 29, 2016 Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Task Force Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies My Administration has made behavioral health a priority and taken a number of steps to improve the prevention, early intervention, and treatment of mental health and … [read more]

Memorandum of March 21, 2016 Building National Capabilities for Long-Term Drought Resilience Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby direct the following: Section 1. Purpose. … [read more]

Start Printed Page 15419 Memorandum of March 18, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 3139(a) and (b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence [and] the Under Secretary for Nuclear Security By the authority vested in me as … [read more]

Start Printed Page 15421 Memorandum of March 18, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Sections 101, 201, and 202 of the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws … [read more]

Start Printed Page 15423 Memorandum of March 18, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Sections 102(a), 102(c), 204, and 302 of the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the … [read more]

Memorandum of March 18, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 704 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 Memorandum for the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section … [read more]

Memorandum of March 18, 2016 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 102(b) of the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section … [read more]

Memorandum of March 11, 2016 Delegation of Authority Under Section 11 of the Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 … [read more]

Memorandum of March 1, 2016 Limiting the Use of Restrictive Housing by the Federal Government Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies A growing body of evidence suggests that the overuse of solitary confinement and other forms of restrictive housing in U.S. correctional systems undermines public safety … [read more]

Memorandum of January 29, 2016 Delegation of Certain Authority and Assignment of Certain Functions Under Section 103(a)(1)(A) and Section 103(b)(1) of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative In addition to the authorities and functions delegated and assigned to … [read more]

Memorandum of January 28, 2016 White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Cancer is a leading cause of death, and cancer incidence is expected to increase worldwide in the coming decades. But today, cancer research is on the cusp of major … [read more]

Memorandum of January 4, 2016 Promoting Smart Gun Technology Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[, and] the Secretary of Homeland Security For more than 20 years, the Federal Government has worked to keep guns out of the wrong hands through background checks. This critical effort in … [read more]

Memorandum of December 2, 2015 Delegation of Reporting Functions Specified in Section 941 of the Fiscal Year 2014 National Defense Authorization Act Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense [and] the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the … [read more]

Memorandum of November 3, 2015 Mitigating Impacts on Natural Resources From Development and Encouraging Related Private Investment Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense[,] the Secretary of the Interior[,] the Secretary of Agriculture[,] the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency[, and] the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … [read more]

Memorandum of October 20, 2015 Delegation of Authority for Drafting and Submission of the International Trade Data System Annual Report to the Congress Memorandum for the Secretary of Homeland Security By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of October 18, 2015 Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under Section 213(b)(1) of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Commerce[,] the United States Trade Representative[,] the Secretary of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 66783 Memorandum of October 18, 2015 Preparing for Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action of July 14, 2015 (JCPOA) Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Commerce[, and] the Secretary of Energy Today, October 18, 2015, marks … [read more]

Memorandum of October 5, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under Sections 110(c) and (d)(4) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section … [read more]

Memorandum of September 29, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under Section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 61275 Memorandum of September 29, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under Sections 506(a)(1) and 552(c)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of September 24, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Memorandum of September 24, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Memorandum of August 28, 2015 Delegation of Authority To Transfer Certain Funds in Accordance With Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of July 17, 2015 Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under Section 135 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (42 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.), as amended by the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of the Treasury … [read more]

Memorandum of June 29, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 1035 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 43001 Memorandum of June 25, 2015 Delegation of Authority To Transfer Certain Funds in Accordance With Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of … [read more]

Memorandum of June 19, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 8 of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 29201 Memorandum of May 15, 2015 Delegation of Functions Under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 … [read more]

Memorandum of May 7, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 302(b) of the Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2014 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the … [read more]

Memorandum of April 29, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Memorandum of April 16, 2015 Delegation of Authority To Transfer Certain Funds in Accordance With Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Memorandum of March 31, 2015 Delegation of Authority To Transfer Certain Funds in Accordance With Section 610 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 18517 Memorandum of March 27, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of March 25, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 1236(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 14289 Memorandum of March 13, 2015 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Council on Environmental Quality Memorandum for the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of March 12, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 1278(b)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Memorandum for the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States … [read more]

Memorandum of March 10, 2015 Student Aid Bill of Rights To Help Ensure Affordable Loan Repayment Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Education[,] the Commissioner of Social Security[,] the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau[,] the Director of the Office of Management and Budget[,] … [read more]

Memorandum of March 4, 2015 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 1209(b)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of February 25, 2015 Establishment of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Commerce[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[,] the Director of National Intelligence[,] the Chairman of the … [read more]

Memorandum of February 19, 2015 Delegation of Authority Under the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9355 Memorandum of February 15, 2015 Promoting Economic Competitiveness While Safeguarding Privacy, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties in Domestic Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) technology continues to improve rapidly, and increasingly UAS are … [read more]

Start Printed Page 3455 Memorandum of January 16, 2015 Expanding Federal Support for Predevelopment Activities for Nonfederal Domestic Infrastructure Assets Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies The United States is significantly underinvesting in both the maintenance of existing public infrastructure and the development of new infrastructure … [read more]

Start Printed Page 3135 Memorandum of January 15, 2015 Modernizing Federal Leave Policies for Childbirth, Adoption, and Foster Care To Recruit and Retain Talent and Improve Productivity Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Now more than ever, our Nation's economic success rests on our ability to … [read more]

Start Printed Page 70769 Memorandum of November 21, 2014 Modernizing and Streamlining the U.S. Immigrant Visa System for the 21st Century Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Throughout our Nation's history, immigrants have helped the United States build the world's strongest economy. Immigrants represent the majority … [read more]

Start Printed Page 70765 Memorandum of November 21, 2014 Creating Welcoming Communities and Fully Integrating Immigrants and Refugees Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Our country has long been a beacon of hope and opportunity for people from around the world. Nearly 40 million foreign-born residents … [read more]

Memorandum of November 13, 2014 Authorizing the Exercise of Authority Under Public Law 85-804 Memorandum for the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby direct … [read more]

Memorandum of October 17, 2014 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 63805 Memorandum of October 17, 2014 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social Security Administration Memorandum for the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 69751 Memorandum of September 30, 2014 Delegation of Authority Under Section 614 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of September 26, 2014 Certification Concerning U.S. Participation in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic Consistent With Section 2005 of the American Servicemembers' Protection Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution … [read more]

Memorandum of September 24, 2014 Delegation of Authority Under Sections 506(a)(1) and 552(c)(2) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 … [read more]

Start Printed Page 58237 Memorandum of September 23, 2014 Deepening U.S. Government Efforts To Collaborate With and Strengthen Civil Society Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies The participation of civil society is fundamental to democratic governance. Through civil society, citizens come together to hold their leaders … [read more]

Memorandum of September 10, 2014 Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Memorandum of July 11, 2014 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 4 of the Support for United States-Republic of Korea Civil Nuclear Cooperation Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of June 23, 2014 Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies To attract, empower, and retain a talented and productive workforce in the 21st century, the Federal Government must continue to make progress in enabling employees to balance their responsibilities … [read more]

Memorandum of June 20, 2014 Creating a Federal Strategy To Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators Memorandum for Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Pollinators contribute substantially to the economy of the United States and are vital to keeping fruits, nuts, and vegetables in our diets. … [read more]

Start Printed Page 33843 Memorandum of June 9, 2014 Helping Struggling Federal Student Loan Borrowers Manage Their Debt Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury[, and] the Secretary of Education A college education is the single most important investment that Americans can make in their futures. College remains a … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20751 Memorandum of April 8, 2014 Advancing Pay Equality Through Compensation Data Collection Memorandum for the Secretary of Labor While working women have made extraordinary progress over the past five decades since enactment of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, they still earn only 77 cents … [read more]

Memorandum of March 13, 2014 Updating and Modernizing Overtime Regulations Memorandum for the Secretary of Labor The Fair Labor Standards Act (the “Act”), 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., provides basic rights and wage protections for American workers, including Federal minimum wage and overtime requirements. Most workers covered under the … [read more]

Memorandum of February 27, 2014 Creating and Expanding Ladders of Opportunity for Boys and Young Men of Color Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Over the course of my Administration, we have made consistent progress on important goals such as reducing high school dropout rates and … [read more]

Memorandum of January 31, 2014 Certification Concerning U.S. Participation in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali Consistent With Section 2005 of the American Servicemembers' Protection Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws … [read more]

Start Printed Page 7045 Memorandum of January 31, 2014 Enhancing Safeguards To Prevent the Undue Denial of Federal Employment Opportunities to the Unemployed and Those Facing Financial Difficulty Through No Fault of Their Own Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies The Federal Government is America's largest … [read more]

Memorandum of January 30, 2014 Job-Driven Training for Workers Memorandum for the Secretary of Labor[,] the Secretary of Commerce[, and] the Secretary of Education Giving workers the opportunity to acquire the skills that they need to pursue in-demand jobs and careers is critical to growing our economy, ensuring that … [read more]

Start Printed Page 6455 Memorandum of January 29, 2014 Retirement Savings Security Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury All Americans deserve the ability to save for retirement. Since taking office, my Administration has committed to strengthening retirement security for all Americans, including by helping workers find ways to … [read more]

Memorandum of January 22, 2014 Establishing a White House Task Force To Protect Students From Sexual Assault Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies The prevalence of rape and sexual assault at our Nation's institutions of higher education is both deeply troubling and a call to action. … [read more]

Memorandum of January 20, 2014 Delegation of Authority Under Section 1245(d)(5) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Public Law 112-81) Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Memorandum of January 9, 2014 Establishing a Quadrennial Energy Review Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Affordable, clean, and secure energy and energy services are essential for improving U.S. economic productivity, enhancing our quality of life, protecting our environment, and ensuring our Nation's security. Achieving these … [read more]

Memorandum of December 27, 2013 Provision of Aviation Insurance Coverage for Commercial Air Carrier Service in Domestic and International Operations Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including 49 U.S.C. 44301-44310, I … [read more]

Memorandum of December 10, 2013 Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 … [read more]

Start Printed Page 75209 Memorandum of December 5, 2013 Federal Leadership on Energy Management Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation's prosperity, promote energy security, combat climate change, protect the interests of taxpayers, and … [read more]

Memorandum of October 28, 2013 Delegation of Functions Under Sections 1261(b) and 1262(a) of Public Law 112-239 Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Commerce By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 … [read more]

Memorandum of September 27, 2013 Delegation of Authority Under Sections 552(c)(2) and 614 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of September 20, 2013 Designation of Officers of the General Services Administration to Act as Administrator of General Services Memorandum for the Administrator of General Services By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 59159 Memorandum of September 20, 2013 Designation of Officers of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence To Act as Director of National Intelligence Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws … [read more]

Memorandum of August 12, 2013 Reviewing Our Global Signals Intelligence Collection and Communications Technologies Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence The United States, like all nations, gathers intelligence in order to protect its national interests and to defend itself, its citizens, and its partners and allies from threats … [read more]

Memorandum of August 2, 2013 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 48027 Memorandum of July 29, 2013 Delegation of Authority Pursuant to Sections 110(d)(4) and 110(f) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of … [read more]

Memorandum of July 15, 2013 Expanding National Service Through Partnerships to Advance Government Priorities Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Service has always been integral to the American identity. Our country was built on the belief that all of us, working together, can make this country … [read more]

Memorandum of June 25, 2013 Power Sector Carbon Pollution Standards Memorandum for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency With every passing day, the urgency of addressing climate change intensifies. I made clear in my State of the Union address that my Administration is committed to reducing carbon pollution … [read more]

Memorandum of June 19, 2013 Delegation of Reporting Functions Specified in Section 491 of Title 10, United State Code Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 37431 Memorandum of June 14, 2013 Expanding America's Leadership in Wireless Innovation Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies A combination of American entrepreneurship and innovation, private investment, and smart policy has positioned the United States as the global leader in wireless broadband technologies. … [read more]

Start Printed Page 35539 Memorandum of June 7, 2013 Transforming Our Nation's Electric Grid Through Improved Siting, Permitting, and Review Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Our Nation's electric transmission grid is the backbone of our economy, a key factor in future economic growth, and a … [read more]

Memorandum of June 3, 2013 Delegation of Certain Functions and Authorities Under the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Energy[,] the Secretary of Commerce[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[, the] United … [read more]

Memorandum of May 31, 2013 Delegation of Functions Under Subsection 804(h)(2)(A) of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of … [read more]

Start Printed Page 30733 Memorandum of May 17, 2013 Modernizing Federal Infrastructure Review and Permitting Regulations, Policies, and Procedures Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Reliable, safe, and resilient infrastructure is the backbone of an economy built to last. Investing in our Nation's infrastructure serves as … [read more]

Start Printed Page 28717 Memorandum of May 10, 2013 Advancing Pay Equality in the Federal Government and Learning From Successful Practices Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Almost 50 years ago, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963, women were paid … [read more]

Start Printed Page 21213 Memorandum of April 5, 2013 Federal Employee Pay Schedules and Rates That Are Set by Administrative Discretion Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Section 1112 of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (Public Law 113-6), reflects the Congress's decision to … [read more]

Memorandum of April 5, 2013 Delegation of Functions Under Sections 404 and 406 of Public Law 112-208 Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of the Treasury By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20225 Memorandum of March 29, 2013 Delegation of Authority To Appoint Commissioned Officers of the Ready Reserve Corps of the Public Health Service Memorandum for the Secretary of Health and Human Services By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and … [read more]

Memorandum of February 20, 2013 Delegation of Authority To Submit to the Congress Certain Certifications, Reports, and Notifications Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to you: … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8953 Memorandum of February 1, 2013 Designation of Officers of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation To Act as Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Memorandum for the Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8351 Memorandum of January 31, 2013 Delegation of a Reporting Authority Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9573 Memorandum of January 31, 2013 Delegation of Authority To Suspend the Provisions of Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the … [read more]

Memorandum of January 30, 2013 Coordination of Policies and Programs To Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women and Girls Globally Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Promoting gender equality and advancing the status of all women and girls around the world remains one of the greatest … [read more]

Memorandum of January 25, 2013 Rulemaking Concerning the Standards for Designating Positions in the Competitive Service as National Security Sensitive and Related Matters Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence [and] the Director of the Office of Personnel Management The Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 4295 Memorandum of January 16, 2013 Engaging in Public Health Research on the Causes and Prevention of Gun Violence Memorandum for the Secretary of Health and Human Services In addition to being a law enforcement challenge, gun violence is also a serious public health issue that … [read more]

Start Printed Page 4297 Memorandum of January 16, 2013 Improving Availability of Relevant Executive Branch Records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Since it became operational in 1998, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been … [read more]

Start Printed Page 4301 Memorandum of January 16, 2013 Tracing of Firearms in Connection With Criminal Investigations Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Reducing violent crime, and gun-related crime in particular, is a top priority of my Administration. A key component of this effort is ensuring … [read more]

Memorandum of January 15, 2013 Delegation of Certain Functions Under Section 6 of Public Law 112-150 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United … [read more]

Memorandum of December 21, 2012 Federal Employee Pay Schedules and Rates That Are Set by Administrative Discretion Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies On December 22, 2010, I issued a memorandum stating that the heads of executive departments and agencies should suspend any increases to any … [read more]

Memorandum of December 22, 2010 The Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Diplomacy Memorandum for the Secretary of State To honor the legacy of one of America's greatest diplomats and to reaffirm our commitment to diplomacy, I hereby direct you to establish the Richard C. Holbrooke Award for Diplomacy, to … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function conferred upon the President by section 14(b) of the Tom Lantos Block Burmese Junta's … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States including 49 U.S.C. 44302,et seq ., I hereby: 1. Determine that continuation of U.S.-flag commercial air service is necessary in the interest of air commerce, national security, and the foreign policy of the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq. , it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession . Subject to the provisions of section … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including 3 U.S.C. 301 and 46 U.S.C. chapter 539, I hereby approve the provision by the Secretary of Transportation of insurance or reinsurance of vessels (including cargo and crew) against loss or damage … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the reporting function conferred upon the President by section 1265 of the National Defense Authorization Act … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq. , it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Subject to the provisions of sections 2 and 3 of … [read more]

I propose to suspend Bolivia's designation as a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, as amended (the “Act”), and as an Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary country. By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and consistent with section 6(j)(4)(B) of the Export Administration Act of 1979, Public Law 96-72, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2405(j)), … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under subsection 1225(a) of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 1006(e) of the America COMPETES Act (Public Law 110-69) (the “Act”), I hereby designate the Committee on Technology of the National Science and Technology … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 1821(c) of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, you are directed to perform the function of the President as described under section 802 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States including 49 U.S.C. 44302,et seq ., I hereby: 1. Determine that continuation of U.S.-flag commercial air service is necessary in the interest of air commerce, national security, and the foreign policy of the … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to the Secretary of State the functions of the President under sections 2041(d)(3), 2042(c)(1), 2042(d), and 2043(c)(1) of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the reporting functions of the President under subsections (h) and (j) of section 1016 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the reporting function conferred upon the President by section 9003(d)(3) of title 5, United States Code. You are … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to the Secretary of Defense the functions of the President under section 1035 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to the Secretary of State the functions of the President under sections 1211(b), 1213(b), and 1226(c) of the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President under section 821 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 6301) are assigned … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345,et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession . During any period when the United … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and section 1019 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109-364) (the “Act”), I hereby assign to the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345,et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession . During any period when the Director … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 556 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under sections 6(a), 6(b), and 6(f) of the Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of … [read more]

By virtue of authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, the functions of the President under section 1014(o)(1) of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (Public Law … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under section 721(k) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2170(k)), for … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including 49 U.S.C. 44302,et seq ., and 3 U.S.C. 301, I hereby: 1. determine that continuation of U.S.-flag commercial air service is necessary in the interest of air commerce, national security, and the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., I hereby order that: Section 1. Order of Succession. During any period when the Attorney General, the … [read more]

Consistent with section 1006(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 (19 U.S.C. 2905(a)) (the “Act”), I determine that state trading enterprises account for a significant share of the exports of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam) and goods that compete with imports into Vietnam. I further determine … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and section 1321 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-228) (the “Act”), I hereby assign to you the functions … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to the Secretary of State the functions of the President under: (1) subsection 1203(d) of the Cooperative Threat Reduction Act of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President under the heading “Peacekeeping Operations” in chapter 2 of title II in Division A of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, I hereby assign to the Secretary of State the functions of the President under section 590 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 1 of Public Law 109-159 (119 Stat. 2955). You … [read more]

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President under section 2110(c) of the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the function of the President under the heading “Economic Support Fund” in the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public … [read more]

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President under section 3002 of the Emergency Protection for Iraqi Cultural Antiquities Act of 2004 (title III of Public Law 108-429) … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under section 13(b)(3)(A) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (15 U.S.C. … [read more]

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code and section 1206 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109-163), I direct the Secretary of Defense to conduct or … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., I hereby order that: Order of Succession . During any period when both the Commissioner of Social … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 1227(c) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President contained within section 401(c) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1641(c)), to provide … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et. seq. , and notwithstanding the Executive Order I issued today entitled, “Providing an Order of Succession within the Department … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by 49 U.S.C. 44302,et seq ., I hereby: 1. determine that continuation of U.S.-flag commercial air service is necessary in the interest of air commerce, national security, and the foreign policy of the United States. 2. approve provision by the Secretary of Transportation of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345,et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: (a) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Management; (b) Deputy Director of National … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 1306 of the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act … [read more]

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Saudi Arabia) is seeking to become a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Saudi Arabia has concluded a bilateral agreement with the United States related to Saudi Arabia's accession to the WTO. Saudi Arabia's commitments under this bilateral agreement with the United States ensure: … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President contained within section 1205 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby assign to the Secretary of State the functions conferred upon the President relating to loan guarantees to Egypt in paragraph (2) under … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 316 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President with respect to appropriations made under the heading ``Unanticipated Needs'' in the Military Construction Appropriations and Emergency Hurricane … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 337(j)(1)(B), section 337(j)(2), and section 337(j)(4) of the Tariff Act of … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 104(h) of the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003 … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under section 582 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related … [read more]

My memorandum on “Assignment of Reporting Functions under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004” of April 21, 2005, is amended by striking “7119(a)” and inserting in lieu thereof “7120.” You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in theFederal Register . Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President under section 414 of the Transportation, Treasury, Independent Agencies, and General Government Appropriations … [read more]

Pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 3345(a) of title 5, United States Code, and notwithstanding Executive Order 13000 of April 24, 1996, I direct as follows: (1) In the event of the death, permanent disability, or resignation of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the function of the President of providing to the Congress a report under section 9012 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., I hereby order that: Section 1. Order of Succession. During any period when the Director of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution andlaws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, UnitedStates Code: 1. The reporting functions of the President under sections 4026(a)(4)(A), 4026(c)(2), 7104(e)(4)(A), 7202(d), 7204(c)(1)-(2), and 7119(a) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 … [read more]

Subsection 1097(a) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-458, December 17, 2004)(the Act) provides: (a) IN GENERAL- Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, this title and the amendments made by this title shall take effect not later than 6 months after the … [read more]

Consistent with section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the function of the President under section 613 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2004 (Division D of Public Law 108-199) is assigned to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall perform such … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under section 576(b) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by Public Law 98-373 (15 U.S.C. 4107(b) and 4108(a)), to … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by section 7(b)(6) of the Railroad Retirement Act and section … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President in the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965, … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code: 1. The functions of the President under subsection 637(k) of the Commerce, Justice and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2004 (Division … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President by section 13 of Public Law 806, 80th Congress (15 U.S.C. 714k), … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President in the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965, … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the member who has been designated by the President as Chairman the functions conferred upon the President by 5 … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the determination, certification, and reporting functions conferred upon the President by sections 6(b)(1) and 6(c) of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority of the President contained in section 325 of title 32, United States Code, with … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President by section 1523 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act … [read more]

By the authority vested in me the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the authority vested in the President under section 517(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by section 4 of the Authorization for Use of Military Force … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 632 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2392), I hereby direct as follows: 1. The unobligated balances as of the end of June 30, 2004, … [read more]

Consistent with section 2005 of the American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-206; 22 U.S.C. 7421et seq .), concerning the participation of members of the Armed Forces of the United States in certain U.N. peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations, I hereby certify that members of the U.S. Armed … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority of the President contained in section 3056 of title 18, United States Code, with … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority of the President contained in section 325 of title 32, United States Code, with … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by section 1034 of the National Defense Authorization Act for … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the reporting function conferred upon the President by section 6(e) of the Sudan Peace Act (Public … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President by section 206 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, … [read more]

Consistent with section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2451), I have determined the action I will take with respect to the affirmative determination of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC Investigation TA-421-4) regarding imports of certain ductile iron waterworks fittings (pipe fittings) from … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions conferred upon the President by section 163 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by sections 202(c), 305, and 313 of the United States … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 632 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2392), I hereby direct as follows: 1. The funds appropriated to the President under the heading Operating Expenses … [read more]

Consistent with section 2005 of the American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-206; 22 U.S.C. 7421et seq .), concerning the participation of members of the Armed Forces of the United States in certain United Nations peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations, I hereby certify that members of the U.S. … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the functions conferred upon the President under the heading “Loan Guarantees to Israel” in chapter 5 … [read more]

On March 28, 2001, I issued a memorandum for the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) directing that certain conditions be placed on assistance for family planning activities provided to foreign nongovernmental organizations by USAID. Because family planning grants are awarded by the Department of State … [read more]

Consistent with section 206(c) of the Afghanistan Freedom Support Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-327 of December 4, 2002), you are hereby authorized and directed to transmit the attached report on implementation of the strategies for meeting the immediate and long-term security needs of Afghanistan to the appropriate committees of … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) the authority vested in the President by section 204(a) of the Notification … [read more]

The provisions under the heading “Tibet Negotiations” in section 613(b) of the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002, as contained in the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-228), state that a report must be prepared 180 days following enactment, and every 12 months thereafter, concerning the steps … [read more]

The functions of the President under the heading “Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Fund” in the Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003 (Public Law 108-11), including with respect to apportionment, reimbursement, consultation, transfer of funds, retransfer of funds, and acceptance and crediting of contributions, are assigned to the Director of the … [read more]

Pursuant to section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2451), I have determined the action I will take with respect to the affirmative determination of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC Investigation TA-421-2) regarding imports of certain steel wire garment hangers from China. After … [read more]

1. You are authorized for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to exercise authority under Public Law 85-804, as amended (50 U.S.C. 1431et seq .), to the same extent and subject to the same conditions and limitations as the head of a department or agency listed in section … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading “Policy Toward Burma” in section 570(d) of the Fiscal Year 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: You are hereby authorized and … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 345et seq. , I hereby order that: Section 1. Order of Succession. During any period when the Director of … [read more]

Effective upon the publication of this memorandum in theFederal Register , there is established the program relating to food for education and child nutrition authorized by subsection 3107(b) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-171) (7 U.S.C. 17360-1). Pursuant to subsection 3107(d) of the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq., I hereby order that: Section 1. Order of Succession. During any period when the Secretary of Veterans … [read more]

Pursuant to section 421 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2451), I have determined the action I will take with respect to the affirmative determination of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) regarding imports of pedestal actuators from China. The USITC, on the basis of … [read more]

Section 6 of the Bus Regulatory Reform Act of 1982, Public Law 97-261, 96 Stat. 1103, imposed a moratorium on the issuance of certificates or permits to motor carriers domiciled in, or owned or controlled by persons of, a contiguous foreign country and authorized the President to modify the moratorium. … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and laws of the United States of America and pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq., I hereby order that: Section 1. Order of Succession. During any period when both the Director of … [read more]

You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress, consistent with section 2104(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(a)(1)), of my intention to enter into negotations on a Free Trade Agreement with Australia. You are also authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in theFederal Register . … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading ``Policy Toward Burma'' in section 570(d) of the Fiscal Year 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: You are hereby authorized and … [read more]

You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress, pursuant to section 2104(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(a)(1)), of my intention to enter into negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with the five member countries of the Southern African Customs Union (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, … [read more]

You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress pursuant to section 2104(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(a)(1)), of my intention to enter into negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with the Kingdom of Morocco and a Free Trade Agreement with Central American Countries. You are … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered that the Secretary of Commerce is designated and empowered to exercise, following consultations with the United States Trade Representative … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, you are delegated the authority and assigned the responsibility of the President under section 124(b) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-398). The authority … [read more]

On December 19, 2001, the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) submitted a report to me that contained determinations pursuant to section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “Trade Act”), that (a) certain carbon flat rolled steel, including carbon and alloy steel slabs, plate (including cut-to-length … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading “Policy Toward Burma” in section 570(d) of the Fiscal Year 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: 1) progress toward democratization in … [read more]

Pursuant to section 405 of the Admiral James W. Nance and Meg Donovan Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001, as enacted in Public Law 106-113, I hereby certify that: (i) training or exchange programs conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation or other Federal law enforcement agencies … [read more]

Section 1106(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, (19 U.S.C. 2905(a)) (the “1988 Act”), requires the President to determine for any major trading country that is acceding to the World Trade Organization (WTO) whether state trading enterprises account for a significant share of the exports of that … [read more]

Pursuant to section 1106(a) of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, (19 U.S.C. 2905(a)), I determine that state trading enterprises account for a significant share of the exports of the People's Republic of China (China) and goods that compete with imports into China. I further determine that such … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 101 of the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act (Public Law 107-42) (the “Act”), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the … [read more]

Throughout the campaign and in my Budget, I have called for “active, but limited” Government: one that empowers States, cities, and citizens to make decisions; ensures results through accountability; and promotes innovation through competition. Thus, if reform is to help the Federal Government adapt to a rapidly changing world, its … [read more]

Section 6 of the Bus Regulatory Reform Act of 1982 imposed a moratorium on the issuance of certificates or permits to motor carriers domiciled in, or owned or controlled by, persons of a contiguous foreign country, and authorized the President to modify the moratorium. The Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act … [read more]

By the authority vested in my by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the authority vested in me under section 703 of the Security Assistance Act of 2000 … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the functions conferred upon the President by the Latin American Development Act of 1960, … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading “Policy Toward Burma” in section 570(d) of the Fiscal Year 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: You are hereby authorized and … [read more]

The Mexico City Policy announced by President Reagan in 1984 required foreign nongovernmental organizations to agree as a condition of their receipt of Federal funds for family planning activities that such organizations would neither perform nor actively promote abortion as a method of family planning in other nations. This policy … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the authority vested in me under section 1307 of the Floyd D. Spence … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading “Policy Toward Burma” in section 570(d) of the Fiscal Year 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: 1) progress toward democratization in … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the functions and authorities conferred on the President under the Iran Nonproliferation Act … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby delegate to you the functions vested in me by section 646 of the ORBIT Act (Public Law 106-180), relating … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the responsibility of the President, under section 606 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001 (Public Law 106-113), to submit … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the duties and responsibilities vested in the President by section 1232 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act … [read more]

Pursuant to the requirements set forth under the heading “Policy Toward Burma” in section 570(d) of the FY 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Act, as contained in the Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 104-208), a report is required every 6 months following enactment concerning: 1) progress toward democratization in Burma; … [read more]

By authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the duties and responsibilities vested in the President by section 2705(d) of Division G of the Omnibus … [read more]

On December 22, 1999, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) submitted a report to me that contained: (1) a determination pursuant to section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “Trade Act”), that certain circular welded carbon quality line pipe (line pipe) is being imported into … [read more]

On July 12, 1999, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) submitted a report to me of its investigation under section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “Trade Act”), with respect to imports of steel wire rod. The USITC commissioners were equally divided in their determinations … [read more]

By separate directive I have addressed the resumption of Navy and Marine Corps training on the island of Vieques. 1. Provided that training opportunity has resumed and is continuously available on Vieques, then within 90 days of this directive, I direct the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to request … [read more]

By virtue of the authority vested in me and in order to further the interests of national security and to address the legitimate interests and concerns of the residents of Vieques and the people of Puerto Rico, I hereby direct the following: 1. The future of Navy training on Vieques … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 112(r)(7)(H) of the Clean Air Act (“Act”) (42 U.S.C. 7412(r)(7)(H)), as added by section 3 of the Chemical Safety Information, Site Security and Fuels Regulatory Relief Act (Public Law … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of Defense the duties and responsibilities vested in the President by section 1406 of the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the duties and responsibilities vested in the President by section 1401(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and section 204(b) of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976, as amended (42 U.S.C. 6613(b)), the functions … [read more]

October 17, 2008 HASH(0xa323bc8) By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345et seq ., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the … [read more]

By the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby direct you to perform the functions vested in the President under section 319F-2(c)(6) of the Public Health Service Act, 42 U.S.C. … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the reporting function of the President under section 1016(e) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-458, 118 Stat. … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, I hereby assign to you: (1)the functions of the President under section 530 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act for … [read more]

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the functions of the President under section 1016(b) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-458) (the … [read more]

Memorandum of September 25, 2017 Increasing Access to High-Quality Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Memorandum for the Secretary of Education By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby directed as follows: Section … [read more]

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