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Executive Order 12639 -- Administration of Foreign Relations and Related Functions

May 6, 1988

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 621 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2381), and section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to delegate certain functions concerning foreign assistance to the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, and the Director of the International Development Cooperation Agency, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Section 1 - 102(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by amending paragraphs (9) and (10) to read as follows:

"(9) section 538 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202), to be exercised by the Administrator of the Agency for International Development within IDCA; and

"(10) the first proviso under the heading "Population, Development Assistance'' contained in Title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202), to be exercised by the Administrator of the Agency for International Development within IDCA.''.

Sec. 2. Section 1 - 201(a)(11) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by inserting "and (e)'' after "620C(d)''.

Sec. 3. Section 1 - 201(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by amending paragraph (22) to read as follows:

"(22) Section 402(b)(2) of Title 10 of the United States Code, which shall be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Defense;''.

Sec. 4. Section 1 - 201(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by deleting ``and'' at the end of paragraph (25) and by amending paragraph (26) to read as follows:

"(26) sections 513, 527, 528, 542, 561, 570, 571, 586(c), and 590 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202);''.

Sec. 5. Section 1 - 201(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by inserting the following new paragraphs at the end thereof:

"(27) the fourth proviso under the heading "Southern Africa, Development Assistance'' contained in Title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202);

"(28) the proviso relating to tied aid credits under the heading "Economic Support Fund'' contained in Title II of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202), which shall be exercised in consultation with the Administrator of the Agency for International Development;

"(29) subsection (c)(2) under the heading "Foreign Military Sales Debt Reform'' contained in Title III of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202), and section 572 and section 573(c) of that Act, each of which shall be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Defense. In addition, section 573(c) shall be exercised in consultation with the Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

Sec. 6. Section 1 - 301 of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended to add the following section:

"(f) The functions conferred upon the President under section 573(d) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1988 (as enacted in Public Law 100 - 202).''

Sec. 7. Section 1 - 701 of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended:

(1) in subsection (d) by deleting "670(a)(2)'' and inserting in lieu thereof "670(a)''; and

(2) by amending subsection (g) to read as follows:

"(g) Those under sections 130, 131, 504 and 505 of the ISDCA of 1985''.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

May 6, 1988.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:13 a.m., May 9, 1988]