SUBJECT:  Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(2)
              of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 621 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA), I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State:
(1)  the authority under section 506(a)(2) of the FAA to direct the drawdown of up to $10 million in articles and services from the inventory and resources of any agency of the United States Government and military education and training from the Department of Defense, for the purposes and under the authorities of chapter 8 of part I of the FAA to provide anti-crime and counternarcotics assistance to Haiti; and
(2)  the authority to make the determination required under such section to direct such a drawdown.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
                             JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.

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