Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as Amended, 51619 [2018-22340]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 197 / Thursday, October 11, 2018 / Presidential Documents 51619 Presidential Documents Presidential Determination No. 2019–03 of October 5, 2018 Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as Amended Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the ‘‘Act’’) (50 U.S.C. 4533), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act, that the development of and the purchase of equipment and materials needed for Lithium SeaWater batteries are essential to the national defense. Without Presidential action under section 303 of the Act, United States industry cannot reasonably be expected to provide the capability for the production of Lithium Sea-Water batteries adequately and in a timely manner. Further, purchases, purchase commitments, or other action pursuant to section 303 of the Act are the most cost effective, expedient, and practical alternative method for meeting the need for this critical capability. You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, October 5, 2018 [FR Doc. 2018–22340 Billing code 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:43 Oct 10, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\11OCO1.SGM 11OCO1 Trump.EPS</GPH> khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESDOC4 Filed 10–10–18; 11:15 am]

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Federal Register / Vol. 83 , No. 197 / Thursday, October 11, 2018 / 
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                Presidential Determination No. 2019-03 of October 5, 
                2018

                
Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 
                303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as Amended

                Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 303 of the Defense 
                Production Act of 1950, as amended (the ``Act'') (50 
                U.S.C. 4533), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 
                303(a)(5) of the Act, that the development of and the 
                purchase of equipment and materials needed for Lithium 
                Sea-Water batteries are essential to the national 
                defense.

                Without Presidential action under section 303 of the 
                Act, United States industry cannot reasonably be 
                expected to provide the capability for the production 
                of Lithium Sea-Water batteries adequately and in a 
                timely manner. Further, purchases, purchase 
                commitments, or other action pursuant to section 303 of 
                the Act are the most cost effective, expedient, and 
                practical alternative method for meeting the need for 
                this critical capability.

                You are authorized and directed to publish this 
                memorandum in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, October 5, 2018

[FR Doc. 2018-22340
Filed 10-10-18; 11:15 am]
Billing code 5001-06-P