For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
March 11, 2003
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. Chairman:)
Consistent with the Resolution of Advice and Consent to Ratification Of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, Adopted by the United States Senate on April 24, 1997, I Certify That For Calendar Year 2002 in Connection with Condition 9, Protection of Advanced Biotechnology, the Legitimate Commercial Activities and Interests of Chemical, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical Firms in the United States Were Not Harmed Significantly by the Limitations of The Convention on Access To, and Production Of, Those Chemicals And Toxins Listed in Schedule 1 of the Annex on Chemicals.
George W. Bush