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Executive Order 12390 -- Delegation to the Secretary of State

October 25, 1982

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America by Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, in order to assign certain functions to the Secretary of State, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The functions vested in the President by Section 306 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1982 (Public Law 97 - 257) are delegated to the Secretary of State.

Sec. 2. Before making the determination and providing the written reports referred to in that Section 306, the Secretary of State shall confer with the Secretary of the Treasury and, as appropriate, with the Secretary of Agriculture and the heads of other interested Executive agencies.

Sec. 3. Similar functions vested in the President by Section 05 of Public Law 97 - 216 were delegated to the Secretary of State. The performance by the Secretary of State of those functions is confirmed and ratified.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

October 25, 1982.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 2:28 p.m., October 26, 1982]