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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
August 19, 2008

Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
SUBJECT: Assignment of function under Sections 1001(a) and (b) of the America COMPETES Act to convene a National Science and Technology Summit and submit a report to the Congress detailing the results of the summit.

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 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the function of the President under sections 1001(a) and (b) of the America COMPETES Act (Public Law 110-69).

You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.


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