Memorandum on Assignment of Certain Reporting Functions
Memorandum for the Secretary of the State Subject: Assignment of Certain Reporting Functions
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby assign to you the functions of the President contained within section 1205 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-314) to provide the specified report to the Congress.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
George W. Bush
George W. Bush, Memorandum on Assignment of Certain Reporting Functions Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/212708