For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 16, 2005
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
SUBJECT: Assignment of Functions Under Section 1306 of Public Law 107-314
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 for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-314)(22 U.S.C. 5952 note), as continued in effect by subsequent law, including section 116 of the Continuing Resolution for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109-77), as amended.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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