Executive Order 13028

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Signed by President  William J. Clinton  Tuesday, December 3, 1996 Federal Register  page & date: 61 FR 64589, Thursday, December 5, 1996

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, and the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1996 (Public Law 104-107), it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Amendment of Executive Order No. 12757.

Executive Order No. 12757, "Implementation of the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative," as amended by Executive Order No. 12823, is further amended as follows:

(a) The Preamble is amended:

(1) by striking "and" after "Public Law 102-237"; and

(2) by inserting ", and section 571 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1996 ("Public Law 104-107")" after "Public Law 102-549".

(b) Section 1 is amended:

(1) by striking "and" after "ATDA Act" the first time it appears, and inserting instead a comma (",");

(2) by inserting ", and section 571(a)(1) of Public Law 104-107" after "FAA" the first time it appears; and

(3) by inserting ". The functions vested in the President by section 571(a)(2), (c) and (d) of Public Law 104-107 are also delegated to the Secretary, who shall exercise such functions in accordance with recommendations of the Council and in consultation with the Secretary of State" after "State" the first time it appears.

(c) Section 6 is redesignated as Section 7.

(d) A new Section 6 is added as follows:

"Sec. 6. Any references in this order to section 571, or any subsection of section 571, of Public Law 104-107 shall be deemed to include references to any hereinafter-enacted provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such section 571 or any subsection thereof."

Sec. 2. Judicial Review.

This order is intended only to improve the internal management of the Federal Government, and is not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable by a party against the United States, its agencies or instrumentalities, its officers or employees, or any other person.


William J. Clinton
The White House,
December 3, 1996.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 9:49 a.m., December 4, 1996]

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).