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Download as PDF Vol. 80 Thursday, No. 141 July 23, 2015 Part IV The President mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with E0 Executive Order 13701—Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 Notice of July 21, 2015—Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Jul 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\23JYE0.SGM 23JYE0 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with E0 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Jul 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4717 Sfmt 4717 E:\FR\FM\23JYE0.SGM 23JYE0 43903 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 141 Thursday, July 23, 2015 Title 3— Executive Order 13701 of July 17, 2015 The President Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment of Certain Functions Under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (the ‘‘Act’’) (Public Law 114–26) and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby order as follows: Section 1. Authorities and Functions under the Act. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the authorities granted to and functions specifically assigned to the President under title I of the Act are delegated and assigned, respectively, to the United States Trade Representative (U.S. Trade Representative). (b) The exercise of the following authorities of, and functions specifically assigned to, the President under, title I of the Act are not delegated or assigned under this order: (i) section 102(c)(1) and (c)(3) of the Act; (ii) section 103(a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(B), (a)(5), (a)(7), (b)(1), and (c)(2) of the Act; (iii) section 105(a)(5) of the Act; and (iv) section 106(a)(1)(A) and (E) of the Act. (c) (i) The functions of the President under section 102(c)(2) of the Act with respect to establishing consultative mechanisms are assigned to the Secretary of State in consultation with the U.S. Trade Representative, with the advice and assistance of the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of Commerce and, as the Secretary of State determines appropriate, the heads of other executive departments and agencies. (ii) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(1) of the Act are assigned to the U.S. Trade Representative, who shall conduct the environmental reviews under section 105(d)(1)(A) of the Act through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee, and shall perform the reporting function under section 105(d)(1)(B) of the Act. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with E0 (iii) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(2)(A) of the Act are assigned to the Secretary of Labor, who, in coordination with the U.S. Trade Representative, shall conduct the employment impact review under section 105(d)(2)(A) of the Act through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee, and shall prepare the report under section 105(d)(2) of the Act. The functions of the President under section 105(d)(2)(B) of the Act are assigned to the U.S. Trade Representative, who shall perform the reporting function under that section. (iv) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(3) of the Act are assigned to the Secretary of Labor, who, in consultation with the U.S. Trade Representative and the Secretary of State, shall prepare the report on labor rights under section 105(d)(3)(A) and (B) of the Act, and to the U.S. Trade Representative, who shall perform the reporting function under section 105(d)(3) of the Act. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Jul 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23JYE0.SGM 23JYE0 43904 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 141 / Thursday, July 23, 2015 / Presidential Documents (v) The functions of the President under section 105(e)(2)(A) through (C) and (E) of the Act with respect to preparing plans for implementing and enforcing agreements submitted to the Congress pursuant to section 103(b) of the Act are assigned to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, who shall carry out these functions with the advice and assistance of the Secretaries of State, the Treasury, Agriculture, Commerce, and Homeland Security and the U.S. Trade Representative and other executive departments and agencies as necessary. Sec. 2. Capacity Building. The U.S. Trade Representative, with the advice and assistance of executive departments and agencies participating in capacity building activities undertaken in accordance with section 102(c)(1) and (2) of the Act, shall perform the reporting function under section 102(c)(4) of the Act. Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) In exercising authority delegated by or performing functions assigned in this order, officers of the United States: (i) shall ensure that all actions taken by them are consistent with the President’s constitutional authority to (A) conduct the foreign affairs of the United States, including the commencement, conduct, and termination of negotiations with foreign countries and international organizations; (B) withhold information the disclosure of which could impair the foreign relations, the national security, the deliberative processes of the Executive, or the performance of the Executive’s constitutional duties; (C) recommend for congressional consideration such measures as the President may judge necessary or expedient; and (D) supervise the executive branch; and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with E0 (ii) may redelegate authority delegated by this order and may further assign functions assigned by this order to officers of any other department or agency within the executive branch to the extent permitted by law, and such redelegation or further assignment shall be published in the Federal Register. (c) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Jul 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23JYE0.SGM 23JYE0 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 141 / Thursday, July 23, 2015 / Presidential Documents 43905 (d) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, July 17, 2015. [FR Doc. 2015–18292 Filed 7–22–15; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Jul 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23JYE0.SGM 23JYE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with E0 Billing code 3295–F5

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 141 (Thursday, July 23, 2015)]
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Vol. 80

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The President





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Executive Order 13701--Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment 
of Certain Functions Under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade 
Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015



Notice of July 21, 2015--Continuation of the National Emergency With 
Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 80 , No. 141 / Thursday, July 23, 2015 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13701 of July 17, 2015

                
Delegation of Certain Authorities and Assignment 
                of Certain Functions Under the Bipartisan Congressional 
                Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the Bipartisan Congressional Trade 
                Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (the ``Act'') 
                (Public Law 114-26) and section 301 of title 3, United 
                States Code, I hereby order as follows:

                Section 1. Authorities and Functions under the Act. (a) 
                Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of this 
                section, the authorities granted to and functions 
                specifically assigned to the President under title I of 
                the Act are delegated and assigned, respectively, to 
                the United States Trade Representative (U.S. Trade 
                Representative).

                    (b) The exercise of the following authorities of, 
                and functions specifically assigned to, the President 
                under, title I of the Act are not delegated or assigned 
                under this order:

(i) section 102(c)(1) and (c)(3) of the Act;

(ii) section 103(a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(B), (a)(5), (a)(7), (b)(1), and (c)(2) of 
the Act;

(iii) section 105(a)(5) of the Act; and

(iv) section 106(a)(1)(A) and (E) of the Act.

                    (c) (i) The functions of the President under 
                section 102(c)(2) of the Act with respect to 
                establishing consultative mechanisms are assigned to 
                the Secretary of State in consultation with the U.S. 
                Trade Representative, with the advice and assistance of 
                the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Health 
                and Human Services, the Administrator of the 
                Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of 
                Commerce and, as the Secretary of State determines 
                appropriate, the heads of other executive departments 
                and agencies.

(ii) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(1) of the Act are 
assigned to the U.S. Trade Representative, who shall conduct the 
environmental reviews under section 105(d)(1)(A) of the Act through the 
interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee, and shall perform the reporting 
function under section 105(d)(1)(B) of the Act.

(iii) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(2)(A) of the Act 
are assigned to the Secretary of Labor, who, in coordination with the U.S. 
Trade Representative, shall conduct the employment impact review under 
section 105(d)(2)(A) of the Act through the interagency Trade Policy Staff 
Committee, and shall prepare the report under section 105(d)(2) of the Act. 
The functions of the President under section 105(d)(2)(B) of the Act are 
assigned to the U.S. Trade Representative, who shall perform the reporting 
function under that section.

(iv) The functions of the President under section 105(d)(3) of the Act are 
assigned to the Secretary of Labor, who, in consultation with the U.S. 
Trade Representative and the Secretary of State, shall prepare the report 
on labor rights under section 105(d)(3)(A) and (B) of the Act, and to the 
U.S. Trade Representative, who shall perform the reporting function under 
section 105(d)(3) of the Act.

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(v) The functions of the President under section 105(e)(2)(A) through (C) 
and (E) of the Act with respect to preparing plans for implementing and 
enforcing agreements submitted to the Congress pursuant to section 103(b) 
of the Act are assigned to the Director of the Office of Management and 
Budget, who shall carry out these functions with the advice and assistance 
of the Secretaries of State, the Treasury, Agriculture, Commerce, and 
Homeland Security and the U.S. Trade Representative and other executive 
departments and agencies as necessary.

                Sec. 2. Capacity Building. The U.S. Trade 
                Representative, with the advice and assistance of 
                executive departments and agencies participating in 
                capacity building activities undertaken in accordance 
                with section 102(c)(1) and (2) of the Act, shall 
                perform the reporting function under section 102(c)(4) 
                of the Act.

                Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect the 
                functions of the Director of the Office of Management 
                and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or 
                legislative proposals.

                    (b) In exercising authority delegated by or 
                performing functions assigned in this order, officers 
                of the United States:

(i) shall ensure that all actions taken by them are consistent with the 
President's constitutional authority to (A) conduct the foreign affairs of 
the United States, including the commencement, conduct, and termination of 
negotiations with foreign countries and international organizations; (B) 
withhold information the disclosure of which could impair the foreign 
relations, the national security, the deliberative processes of the 
Executive, or the performance of the Executive's constitutional duties; (C) 
recommend for congressional consideration such measures as the President 
may judge necessary or expedient; and (D) supervise the executive branch; 
and

(ii) may redelegate authority delegated by this order and may further 
assign functions assigned by this order to officers of any other department 
or agency within the executive branch to the extent permitted by law, and 
such redelegation or further assignment shall be published in the Federal 
Register.

                    (c) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

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                    (d) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    July 17, 2015.

[FR Doc. 2015-18292
Filed 7-22-15; 11:15 am]
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