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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Presidential Message to Congress -- Requirements of the National Defense Authorization Act

TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:

     Attached is the text of a Presidential Policy Directive establishing procedures to implement section 1022 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (Public Law 112-81) (the "Act"), which I hereby submit to the Congress, as required under section 1022(c)(1) of the Act.  The Directive also includes a written certification that it is in the national security interests of the United States to waive the requirements of section 1022(a)(1) of the Act with respect to certain categories of individuals, which I hereby submit to the Congress in accordance with section 1022(a)(4) of the Act.
 

BARACK OBAMA
 

THE WHITE HOUSE,
     February 28, 2012.