Presidential Memorandum -- Delegation of Authority Under Section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
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 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of State the authority under section 506(a)(1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to direct the drawdown of up to $45 million in defense articles and services of the Department of Defense, and military education and training, to provide assistance to Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria to support their efforts against Boko Haram, and to make the determinations required under such section to direct such a drawdown.
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