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Memorandum on Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961

June 23, 2022

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) 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 the authority under section 506(a)(1) of the FAA to direct the drawdown of up to an aggregate value of $450 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training, to provide assistance to Ukraine and to make the determinations required under such section to direct such a drawdown.

You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

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JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.

NOTE: This memorandum was published in the Federal Register on June 30.

Joseph R. Biden, Memorandum on Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/356577

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