Taking Additional Steps To Address the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela, 509-510 [2019-00615]

Download as PDF 509 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 20 Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Title 3— Executive Order 13857 of January 25, 2019 The President Taking Additional Steps To Address the National Emergency With Respect to Venezuela By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, in order to take additional steps with respect to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13692 of March 8, 2015, and relied upon for additional steps taken in Executive Order 13808 of August 24, 2017, Executive Order 13827 of March 19, 2018, Executive Order 13835 of May 21, 2018, and Executive Order 13850 of November 1, 2018, particularly in light of actions by persons affiliated with the illegitimate Maduro regime, including human rights violations and abuses in response to anti-Maduro protests, arbitrary arrest and detention of anti-Maduro protestors, curtailment of press freedom, harassment of political opponents, and continued attempts to undermine the Interim President of Venezuela and undermine the National Assembly, the only legitimate branch of government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, and to prevent the Interim President and the National Assembly from exercising legitimate authority in Venezuela, hereby order: Section 1. (a) Subsection (d) of section 6 of Executive Order 13692, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive Order 13808, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive Order 13827, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive Order 13835, and subsection (d) of section 6 of Executive Order 13850, are hereby amended to read as follows: ‘‘(d) the term ‘‘Government of Venezuela’’ includes the state and Government of Venezuela, any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Venezuela and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), any person owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the foregoing, and any person who has acted or purported to act directly or indirectly for or on behalf of, any of the foregoing, including as a member of the Maduro regime.’’ Sec. 2. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with PRES DOCS (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Jan 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30JAE0.SGM 30JAE0 510 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2019 / Presidential Documents (c) 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, January 25, 2019. [FR Doc. 2019–00615 Filed 1–29–19; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Jan 29, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30JAE0.SGM 30JAE0 Trump.EPS</GPH> amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with PRES DOCS Billing code 3295–F9–P

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 20 (Wednesday, January 30, 2019)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 509-510]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-00615]



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Vol. 84

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Part II





The President





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Executive Order 13857--Taking Additional Steps To Address the National 
Emergency With Respect to Venezuela


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 84 , No. 20 / Wednesday, January 30, 2019 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13857 of January 25, 2019

                
Taking Additional Steps To Address the National 
                Emergency With Respect to Venezuela

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the International Emergency Economic 
                Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), the National 
                Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 
                301 of title 3, United States Code,

                I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of 
                America, in order to take additional steps with respect 
                to the national emergency declared in Executive Order 
                13692 of March 8, 2015, and relied upon for additional 
                steps taken in Executive Order 13808 of August 24, 
                2017, Executive Order 13827 of March 19, 2018, 
                Executive Order 13835 of May 21, 2018, and Executive 
                Order 13850 of November 1, 2018, particularly in light 
                of actions by persons affiliated with the illegitimate 
                Maduro regime, including human rights violations and 
                abuses in response to anti-Maduro protests, arbitrary 
                arrest and detention of anti-Maduro protestors, 
                curtailment of press freedom, harassment of political 
                opponents, and continued attempts to undermine the 
                Interim President of Venezuela and undermine the 
                National Assembly, the only legitimate branch of 
                government duly elected by the Venezuelan people, and 
                to prevent the Interim President and the National 
                Assembly from exercising legitimate authority in 
                Venezuela, hereby order:

                Section 1. (a) Subsection (d) of section 6 of Executive 
                Order 13692, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive 
                Order 13808, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive 
                Order 13827, subsection (d) of section 3 of Executive 
                Order 13835, and subsection (d) of section 6 of 
                Executive Order 13850, are hereby amended to read as 
                follows:

                    ``(d) the term ``Government of Venezuela'' includes 
                the state and Government of Venezuela, any political 
                subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, 
                including the Central Bank of Venezuela and Petroleos 
                de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA), any person owned or 
                controlled, directly or indirectly, by the foregoing, 
                and any person who has acted or purported to act 
                directly or indirectly for or on behalf of, any of the 
                foregoing, including as a member of the Maduro 
                regime.''

                Sec. 2. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to 
                impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

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

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                    (c) 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,

                    January 25, 2019.

[FR Doc. 2019-00615
Filed 1-29-19; 11:15 am]
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