National Emergency Authority To Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments, 22951-22952 [2020-08846]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 79 / Thursday, April 23, 2020 / Presidential Documents 22951 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13916 of April 18, 2020 National Emergency Authority To Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and in furtherance of Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) Outbreak), which declared a national emergency by reason of the threat that the novel (new) coronavirus known as SARS–CoV–2 poses to our Nation’s healthcare systems, I hereby order as follows: Section 1. Emergency Authority. (a) To provide additional authority to the Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) to respond to the national emergency declared by Proclamation 9994, the authority at section 1318(a) of title 19, United States Code, to extend during the continuance of such emergency the time prescribed therein for the performance of any act is invoked and made available, according to its terms, to the Secretary. (b) The Secretary shall consider taking appropriate action under section 1318(a) of title 19, United States Code, to temporarily extend deadlines, for importers suffering significant financial hardship because of COVID– 19, for the estimated payments described therein, other than those assessed pursuant to sections 1671, 1673, 1862, 2251, and 2411 of title 19, United States Code. (c) The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary of Homeland Security or his designee before exercising, as invoked and made available under this order, any of the authority set forth in section 1318(a) of title 19, United States Code. Sec. 2. General Provisions. (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 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with FR_PRESDOCS4 (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 21:10 Apr 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23APE0.SGM 23APE0 22952 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 79 / Thursday, April 23, 2020 / 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, April 18, 2020. [FR Doc. 2020–08846 Filed 4–22–20; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:10 Apr 22, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23APE0.SGM 23APE0 Trump.EPS</GPH> lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with FR_PRESDOCS4 Billing code 3295–F0–P

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Federal Register / Vol. 85 , No. 79 / Thursday, April 23, 2020 / 
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                Executive Order 13916 of April 18, 2020

                
National Emergency Authority To Temporarily 
                Extend Deadlines for Certain Estimated Payments

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 
                U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and in furtherance of 
                Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a 
                National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus 
                Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak), which declared a national 
                emergency by reason of the threat that the novel (new) 
                coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 poses to our Nation's 
                healthcare systems, I hereby order as follows:

                Section 1. Emergency Authority. (a) To provide 
                additional authority to the Secretary of the Treasury 
                (Secretary) to respond to the national emergency 
                declared by Proclamation 9994, the authority at section 
                1318(a) of title 19, United States Code, to extend 
                during the continuance of such emergency the time 
                prescribed therein for the performance of any act is 
                invoked and made available, according to its terms, to 
                the Secretary.

                    (b) The Secretary shall consider taking appropriate 
                action under section 1318(a) of title 19, United States 
                Code, to temporarily extend deadlines, for importers 
                suffering significant financial hardship because of 
                COVID-19, for the estimated payments described therein, 
                other than those assessed pursuant to sections 1671, 
                1673, 1862, 2251, and 2411 of title 19, United States 
                Code.
                    (c) The Secretary shall consult with the Secretary 
                of Homeland Security or his designee before exercising, 
                as invoked and made available under this order, any of 
                the authority set forth in section 1318(a) of title 19, 
                United States Code.

                Sec. 2. General Provisions. (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,

                    April 18, 2020.

[FR Doc. 2020-08846
Filed 4-22-20; 11:15 am]
Billing code 3295-F0-P