Memorandum on Notification to Congress of Trade Negotiation
Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative Subject: Notification to Congress of Trade Negotiation
You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress, consistent with section 2104(a)(1) of the Trade Act of 2002 (19 U.S.C. 3804(a)(1)), of my intention to enter into negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with Australia.
You are also authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
George W. Bush [Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 8:45 a.m., November 15, 2002]
Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on November 14, and it was published in the Federal Register on November 18.
George W. Bush, Memorandum on Notification to Congress of Trade Negotiation Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/215983