PUBLIC LAW 94-412—SEPT. 14, 1976
90 STAT. 1255
Public Law 94-412 94th Congress An Act To terminate certain authorities with respect to national emergencies still in effect, and to provide for orderly implementation and termination of future national emergencies.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Xational Emergencies Act". TITLE I—TERMINATING EXISTING DECLARED EMERGENCIES
Sept. 14, 1976 [H.R. 3884]
National Emergencies Act. 50 USC 1601 note.
SEC. 101. (a) All powers and authorities possessed by the President, 50 USC 1601. any other officer or employee of the Federal Government, or any executive agency, as defined in section 105 of title 5, United States Code, as a result of the existence of any declaration of national emergency in effect on the date of enactment of this Act are terminated two years from the date of such enactment. Such termination shall not affect— (1) any action taken or proceeding pending not finally concluded or determined on such date; (2) any action or proceeding based on any act committed prior to such date; or (3) any rights or duties that matured or penalties that were incurred prior to such date. (b) For the purpose of this section, the words "any national emer- "Any national gency in effect" means a general declaration of emergency made by emergency m effect." the President. TITLE II—DECLARATIONS OF FUTURE NATIONAL EMERGENCIES SEC. 201. (a) With respect to Acts of Congress authorizing the exercise, during the period of a national emergency, of any special or extraordinary power, the President is authorized to declare such national emergency. Such proclamation shall immediately be transmitted to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. (b) Any provisions of law conferring powers and authorities to be exercised during a national emergency shall be effective and remain in effect (1) only when the President (in accordance with subsection (a) of this section), specifically declares a national emergency, and (2) only in accordance with this Act. No law enacted after the date of enactment of this Act shall supersede this title unless it does so in specific terms, referring to this title, and declaring that the new law supersedes the provisions of this title. SEC. 202. (a) Any national emergency declared by the President in accordance with this title shall terminate if— (1) Congress terminates the emergency by concurrent resolution; or (2) the President issues a proclamation terminating the emergency.
50 US(, 1621.
Presidential proclamation, transmittal to Congress; publication in Federal Register.
Termination. 50 USC 1622.