For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 16, 2004
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
January 15, 2004
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)
Consistent with section 202(a) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622, I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order on January 15, 2004, that terminates the national emergency described and declared with respect to Sierra Leone in Executive Order 13194 of January 18, 2001, and expanded in scope with respect to Liberia by Executive Order 13213 of May 22, 2001.
I am enclosing a copy of the Executive Order. This order becomes effective at 12:01 a.m. eastern standard time on January 16, 2004.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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