For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 13, 2007
Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, and Director of National Intelligence
SUBJECT: Assignment of Certain Reporting Functions of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007
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 John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109-364).
In the performance of such functions, the Secretary of State should coordinate with the Secretary of Defense and the Director of National Intelligence, and the heads of other departments and agencies, as appropriate.
The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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