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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Presidential Memorandum -- National Defense Authorization Act

April 20, 2010

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE

SUBJECT: Delegation of Certain Functions Under Section 1265 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

By 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 delegate to you the functions and authority conferred upon the President by section 1265 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, Public Law 111-84, to make the specified report to the Congress.

You are authorized and directed to notify the appropriate congressional committees and publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

BARACK OBAMA