Executive Order 12500 -- Delegation to the Secretary of State and the Director of the International Development Cooperation Agency Concerning Foreign Assistance

January 24, 1985

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States of America, including section 621 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2381), and section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to delegate certain functions concerning foreign assistance to the Secretary of State and the Director of the International Development Cooperation Agency, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Section 1 - 201(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by inserting the following new paragraphs at the end thereof:

``(26) title III of the Foreign Assistance and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1985 (as enacted in Public Law 98 - 473) under the unnumbered paragraph entitled ``Military Assistance'' insofar as they relate to El Salvador, Turkey and Honduras;

``(27) section 540 of the Foreign Assistance and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1985;

``(28) section 1540 of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985 (Public Law 98 - 525), which shall be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Defense''.

Sec. 2. Section 1 - 102(a) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by inserting the following new paragraph at the end thereof:

``(6) Section 533 of the Foreign Assistance and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1985, which shall be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of State''.

Sec. 3. Section 1 - 701(d) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is further amended by deleting ``481(a)'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``481(h)''.

Sec. 4. Section 1 - 902(c) of Executive Order No. 12163, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

``References in this order to provisions of any Act, and references in any other Executive order or in any memorandum delegation to provisions of any Act related to the subject of this order shall be deemed to include references to any hereafter-enacted provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such provisions, respectively.''

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 24, 1985.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 4:51 p.m., January 24, 1985]