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Memorandum on Determination to Authorize the Furnishing of Emergency Military Assistance to Israel Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act

September 30, 1990

Presidential Determination No. 90-40

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended ("the Act"), 22 U.S.C. 2318(a)(1), I hereby determine that:

1. an unforeseen emergency exists which requires immediate military assistance to Israel; and

2. the aforementioned emergency requirement cannot be met under the authority of the Arms Export Control Act or any other law except Section 506 of the Act.

Therefore, I hereby authorize the furnishing of up to $74 million in defense articles from the stocks of the Department of Defense, defense services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training.

You are authorized and directed to report this determination to the Congress immediately and to publish it in the Federal Register.


GEORGE BUSH

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, September 30, 1990.

George Bush, Memorandum on Determination to Authorize the Furnishing of Emergency Military Assistance to Israel Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/323820

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