Executive Order 12598 -- Victims of Terrorism Compensation

June 17, 1987

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including Title VIII of the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986 (Public Law 99 - 399, 100 Stat. 853) (``the Act''), and in order to provide for the implementation of that Act, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. The functions vested in the President by that part of section 803(a) of the Act to be codified at 5 U.S.C. 5569 are delegated to the Secretary of State.

Sec. 2. The functions vested in the President by that part of section 803(a) of the Act to be codified at 5 U.S.C. 5570 are delegated to the Secretary of State, to be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Labor.

Sec. 3. The functions vested in the President by section 806(a) (to be codified at 37 U.S.C. 559), section 806(c) (to be codified at 10 U.S.C. 1095), and section 806(d) (to be codified at 10 U.S.C. 2181 - 2185) are delegated to the Secretary of Defense.

Sec. 4. The functions vested in the President by section 806(b) (to be codified at 10 U.S.C. 1051) are delegated to the Secretary of Defense, to be exercised in consultation with the Secretary of Labor.

Sec. 5. The Secretaries of State and Defense shall consult with each other and with the heads of other appropriate Executive departments and agencies in carrying out their functions under this Order.

Sec. 6. Executive Order No. 12576 of December 2, 1986, is hereby superseded.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

June 17, 1987.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 3:14 p.m., June 18, 1987]