Executive Order 12626 -- National Defense Stockpile Manager

 

February 25, 1988

 

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98 et seq.), as amended, section 3203 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1988 (Public Law 100 - 180), and section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

 

Section 1. The Secretary of Defense is designated National Defense Stockpile Manager. The functions vested in the President by the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, except the functions vested in the President by sections 7, 8, and 13 of the Act, are delegated to the Secretary of Defense. The functions vested in the President by section 8(a) of the Act are delegated to the Secretary of the Interior. The functions vested in the President by section 8(b) of the Act are delegated to the Secretary of Agriculture.

 

Sec. 2. The functions vested in the President by section 4(h) of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. 714b(h)), are delegated to the Secretary of Defense.

 

Sec. 3. The functions vested in the President by section 204(f) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 485(f)), are delegated to the Secretary of Defense.

 

Sec. 4. In executing the functions delegated to him by this Order, the Secretary of Defense may delegate such functions as he may deem appropriate, subject to his direction. The Secretary shall consult with the heads of affected agencies in performing the functions delegated to him by this Order.

 

Ronald Reagan

 

The White House,

 

February 25, 1988.

 

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 10:58 a.m., February 26, 1988]