119 Presidential Memoranda issued by Donald Trump

Notice of September 18, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism On September 23, 2001, by Executive Order 13224, the President declared a national emergency with respect to persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support terrorism, pursuant … [read more]

Start Printed Page 43665 Order of September 13, 2017 Regarding the Proposed Acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by China Venture Capital Fund Corporation Limited By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 721 of the … [read more]

Proclamation 9637 of September 13, 2017 National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2017 A Proclamation During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans who have helped shape our great Nation. We are grateful for the many contributions Hispanic American men and women make to our society and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 43663 Proclamation 9638 of September 13, 2017 National POW/MIA Recognition Day, 2017 A Proclamation Americans are blessed with many freedoms thanks to the hard-earned battle victories and tremendous sacrifices of our military men and women. The members of our Armed Forces shine a light of freedom … [read more]

Start Printed Page 43295 Proclamation 9636 of September 8, 2017 Patriot Day, 2017 A Proclamation On Patriot Day, we honor the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken from us on September 11, 2001, and all of those who so nobly aided their fellow citizens in America's time of need. We … [read more]

Proclamation 9635 of September 8, 2017 National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2017 A Proclamation During National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, our Nation recalls the nearly 3,000 innocent people murdered on September 11, 2001. As we reflect on our sorrow and our grief, we come together to pray … [read more]

Notice of September 11, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Certain Terrorist Attacks Consistent with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1622(d), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency previously declared on September 14, 2001, in Proclamation 7463, with respect to … [read more]

Presidential Determination No. 2017-11 of September 8, 2017 Continuation of the Exercise of Certain Authorities Under the Trading With the Enemy Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of the Treasury Under section 101(b) of Public Law 95-223 (91 Stat. 1625; 50 U.S.C. 4305 note), and … [read more]

Proclamation 9634 of September 1, 2017 National Day of Prayer for the Victims of Hurricane Harvey and for Our National Response and Recovery Efforts A Proclamation Hurricane Harvey first made landfall as a Category 4 storm near Rockport, Texas, on the evening of August 25, 2017. The storm has … [read more]

Proclamation 9633 of August 31, 2017 National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, 2017 A Proclamation During National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month, we stand with the millions of Americans in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, and reaffirm our commitment to support those who are struggling with … [read more]

Proclamation 9632 of August 30, 2017 National Preparedness Month, 2017 A Proclamation During National Preparedness Month, we bring attention to the importance of readying ourselves for disasters, both natural and man-made. We also take this time to extend our sincerest gratitude to first responders, who selflessly run toward danger … [read more]

Proclamation 9631 of August 25, 2017 Women's Equality Day, 2017 A Proclamation On August 26, 1920, America ratified the 19th Amendment, securing for women a sacred right of citizenship: the right to vote. On the anniversary of that historic day, we celebrate Women's Equality Day and the innumerable contributions … [read more]

Presidential Determination No. 2017-10 of July 21, 2017 Continuation of U.S. Drug Interdiction Assistance to the Government of Colombia Memorandum for the Secretary of State[ and] the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, and … [read more]

SUBJECT:        Military Service by Transgender Individuals Section 1.  Policy.  (a)  Until June 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (collectively, the Departments) generally prohibited openly transgender individuals from accession into the United States military and authorized the discharge of such individuals.  Shortly before … [read more]

Start Printed Page 41319 Memorandum of August 25, 2017 Military Service by Transgender Individuals Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense [and] the Secretary of Homeland Security Section 1. Policy. (a) Until June 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) (collectively, the Departments) generally … [read more]

Start Printed Page 40471 Proclamation 9630 of August 20, 2017 National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week, 2017 A Proclamation Throughout our Nation's history, Americans from all walks of life have made tremendous sacrifices in defense of our freedom. Today, more than one million citizen soldiers, sailors, … [read more]

Notice of August 15, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Export Control Regulations On August 17, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13222 pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.). In that order, the President declared a national emergency with … [read more]

Memorandum of August 15, 2017 Elevation of U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense Pursuant to my authority as the Commander in Chief and under sections 161 and 167b of title 10, United States Code, and in consultation with the Secretary of … [read more]

Memorandum of August 14, 2017 Addressing China's Laws, Policies, Practices, and Actions Related to Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Technology Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby … [read more]

Proclamation 9629 of July 26, 2017 National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, 2017 A Proclamation On National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day, we honor the patriots who defended the Korean Peninsula against the spread of Communism in what became the first major conflict of the Cold War. We remember … [read more]

Proclamation 9628 of July 25, 2017 Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2017 A Proclamation On the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we celebrate the landmark legislation that marks our Nation's commitment to ending discrimination against people with disabilities. The ADA's recognition of the inherent … [read more]

Notice of July 28, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Lebanon On August 1, 2007, in Executive Order 13441, the President declared a national emergency with respect to Lebanon pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and … [read more]

Notice of July 20, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations I hereby withdraw the notice “Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations,” submitted on July 19, 2017, and submit in lieu thereof the following: On July 24, 2011, by … [read more]

Notice of July 19, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations On July 24, 2011, by Executive Order 13581, the President declared a national emergency with respect to transnational criminal organizations pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal … [read more]

Proclamation 9627 of July 17, 2017 Made in America Day and Made in America Week, 2017 A Proclamation Today, we mark the first Made in America Day and recognize the vital contributions of American workers and job creators to our Nation's prosperity and strength. America owes much of its … [read more]

Proclamation 9626 of July 14, 2017 Captive Nations Week, 2017 A Proclamation During Captive Nations Week, we stand in solidarity with those living under repressive regimes, and we commit to promoting our American ideals, grounded in respect for natural rights and protected by the rule of law, throughout the … [read more]

Proclamation 9625 of June 29, 2017 To Modify Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences and for Other Purposes A Proclamation 1. Pursuant to sections 501 and 503(a)(1)(A) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (the “1974 Act”) (19 U.S.C. 2461 and 2463(a)(1)(A)), the President may, after … [read more]

Start Printed Page 31239 Memorandum of June 29, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including … [read more]

Memorandum of June 29, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of Homeland Security By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to … [read more]

Notice of June 21, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to North Korea On June 26, 2008, by Executive Order 13466, the President declared a national emergency with respect to North Korea pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 28745 Notice of June 21, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Western Balkans On June 26, 2001, by Executive Order 13219, the President declared a national emergency with respect to the Western Balkans, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 … [read more]

Presidential Determination No. 2017-06 of May 17, 2017 Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 1245(d)(4)(B) and (C) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[, and] the Secretary of Energy By the authority vested in me as … [read more]

Presidential Determination No. 2017-07 of May 31, 2017 Suspension of Limitations Under the Jerusalem Embassy Act Memorandum for the Secretary of State Pursuant to the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including section 7(a) of the Jerusalem Embassy Act … [read more]

Start Printed Page 28389 Proclamation 9624 of June 16, 2017 Father's Day, 2017 A Proclamation Father's Day is a special occasion that reminds us to pause and thank the men in our lives who have taken on the responsibility of raising children. As sons and daughters, we recognize the … [read more]

Memorandum of June 21, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby delegate to the Secretary of Defense the … [read more]

Proclamation 9623 of June 14, 2017 Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2017 A Proclamation On Flag Day, we honor the symbol that reminds us that we are one Nation under God, united in our pursuit of liberty and justice for all. Today, we celebrate and recognize June 14 … [read more]

Notice of June 13, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Actions and Policies of Certain Members of the Government of Belarus and Other Persons to Undermine Democratic Processes or Institutions of Belarus On June 16, 2006, by Executive Order 13405, the President declared a national … [read more]

Start Printed Page 27609 Presidential Determination No. 2017-09 of June 13, 2017 Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 4533(a)(5) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, … [read more]

Start Printed Page 27607 Determination No. 2017-08 of June 13, 2017 Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 4533(a)(5) of the Defense Production Act of 1950 Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 27965 Memorandum of June 14, 2017 Effective Date in Executive Order 13780 Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Homeland Security[, and] the Director of National Intelligence This memorandum provides guidance for the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary … [read more]

Proclamation 9618 of May 31, 2017 African-American Music Appreciation Month, 2017 A Proclamation During June, we pay tribute to the contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to American music. The indelible legacy of these musicians—who have witnessed our Nation's greatest achievements, as well as its greatest … [read more]

Start Printed Page 25925 Proclamation 9620 of May 31, 2017 National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2017 A Proclamation National Caribbean-American Heritage Month is a celebration of the accomplishments of Caribbean Americans and our long, shared history with the peoples of the Caribbean. We are grateful for the culture Caribbean Americans … [read more]

Start Printed Page 25927 Proclamation 9621 of May 31, 2017 National Homeownership Month, 2017 A Proclamation During National Homeownership Month, we recognize the many benefits of homeownership to our families, our communities, and our Nation. For generations of Americans, owning a home has been an essential element in achieving … [read more]

Start Printed Page 25929 Proclamation 9622 of May 31, 2017 National Ocean Month, 2017 A Proclamation National Ocean Month celebrates the mighty oceans and their extraordinary resources. This month, we recognize the importance of harnessing the seas for our national security and prosperity. Thirty-four years ago, President Ronald Reagan … [read more]

Start Printed Page 25923 Proclamation 9619 of May 31, 2017 Great Outdoors Month, 2017 A Proclamation With June comes the summer sun, longer days, and warmer weather—the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. During Great Outdoors Month, we encourage all Americans to experience the beauty and adventure of … [read more]

Proclamation 9617 of May 24, 2017 Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day, 2017 A Proclamation Memorial Day is our Nation's solemn reminder that freedom is never free. It is a moment of collective reflection on the noble sacrifices of those who gave the last measure of devotion in service of … [read more]

Order of May 23, 2017 Sequestration Order for Fiscal Year 2018 Pursuant to Section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act, as Amended By the authority vested in me as President by the laws of the United States of America, and in accordance with section 251A … [read more]

Start Printed Page 23997 Proclamation 9616 of May 19, 2017 National Maritime Day, 2017 A Proclamation On National Maritime Day, we recognize the important role the United States Merchant Marine plays in supporting our commerce and national security. We honor the proud history of our merchant mariners and their … [read more]

Start Printed Page 23991 Proclamation 9613 of May 19, 2017 National Safe Boating Week, 2017 A Proclamation As Memorial Day approaches and our summer season arrives, it is important for Americans of all ages to learn about safety on the water. During National Safe Boating Week, the U.S. Coast … [read more]

Start Printed Page 23993 Proclamation 9614 of May 19, 2017 World Trade Week, 2017 A Proclamation Robust trade is critical to the economic strength of our country. During World Trade Week, we recognize the power of open markets around the world and celebrate the many benefits that fair international … [read more]

Start Printed Page 23995 Proclamation 9615 of May 19, 2017 Armed Forces Day, 2017 A Proclamation For almost 70 years, our Nation has set aside one day to recognize the great debt we owe to the men and women who serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, … [read more]

Proclamation 9612 of May 19, 2017 Emergency Medical Services Week, 2017 A Proclamation During Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, we express our gratitude for the hundreds of thousands of skilled personnel who help save lives in communities across the United States each year. Through the hard work and dedication … [read more]

Start Printed Page 22877 Notice of May 16, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Stabilization of Iraq On May 22, 2003, by Executive Order 13303, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with … [read more]

Proclamation 9611 of May 15, 2017 Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2017 A Proclamation During Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, we honor the men and women of law enforcement who have been killed or disabled in the course of serving our communities. Police officers are … [read more]

Start Printed Page 22731 Proclamation 9609 of May 12, 2017 Mother's Day, 2017 A Proclamation Mother's Day is a special celebration in America. It is an occasion to thank our mothers for the life and love they have given us and to emphasize our affection for them, affection they … [read more]

Start Printed Page 22733 Proclamation 9610 of May 12, 2017 National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 2017 A Proclamation During National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, we celebrate our Nation's land, air, and sea infrastructure systems. These critical systems connect Americans to one another, provide … [read more]

Proclamation 9608 of May 12, 2017 Military Spouse Day, 2017 A Proclamation On Military Spouse Day, we honor military spouses for their invaluable contributions to the defense of this great Nation. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan first recognized this day with a proclamation, honoring the exemplary service and immeasurable … [read more]

Proclamation 9606 of May 5, 2017 National Hurricane Preparedness Week, 2017 A Proclamation National Hurricane Preparedness Week reminds those of us living in hurricane-prone areas of the need to ready our homes, communities, and families for extreme weather events before hurricane season arrives. Preparing for weather-related disasters can dramatically … [read more]

Start Printed Page 21905 Notice of May 8, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Yemen On May 16, 2012, by Executive Order 13611, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with the unusual and … [read more]

Notice of May 9, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Actions of the Government of Syria On May 11, 2004, pursuant to his authority under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701-1706, and the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003, … [read more]

Start Printed Page 21911 Notice of May 9, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Central African Republic On May 12, 2014, by Executive Order 13667, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign … [read more]

Start Printed Page 21903 Proclamation 9607 of May 5, 2017 Public Service Recognition Week, 2017 A Proclamation During Public Service Recognition Week, we express gratitude for our civil servants. Their daily effort keeps our Government functioning and helps make our Nation exceptional. Throughout my first 100 days, I have … [read more]

Proclamation 9605 of May 4, 2017 National Day of Prayer, 2017 A Proclamation We come together on our National Day of Prayer as one Nation, under God, to show gratitude for our many blessings, to give thanks for His providence, and to ask for His continued wisdom, strength, and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 21105 Proclamation 9604 of May 1, 2017 Law Day, U.S.A., 2017 A Proclamation Today, we celebrate Law Day, as we have since President Dwight D. Eisenhower first commemorated it in 1958, and reflect upon our great heritage of liberty, justice, and equality. Our Founders risked their … [read more]

Proclamation 9603 of May 1, 2017 National Mental Health Awareness Month, 2017 A Proclamation National Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to recognize the millions of American families affected by mental illness and to redouble our efforts to ensure that those who are suffering get the care and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20809 Proclamation 9602 of April 28, 2017 Loyalty Day, 2017 A Proclamation On Loyalty Day, we recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles upon which our Nation is built. We pledge our dedication to the United States of America and honor its unique heritage, reminding … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20799 Proclamation 9597 of April 28, 2017 National Foster Care Month, 2017 A Proclamation During the month of May, we observe National Foster Care Month and we celebrate those who have opened their homes and their hearts to children in need and those who have devoted … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20801 Proclamation 9598 of April 28, 2017 National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2017 A Proclamation During National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, we remind Americans of all ages and backgrounds that maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle is critical to long-term physical and mental well-being, … [read more]

Proclamation 9595 of April 28, 2017 Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2017 A Proclamation This month, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we recognize the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders that enrich our Nation. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20807 Proclamation 9601 of April 28, 2017 Small Business Week, 2017 A Proclamation During Small Business Week, we celebrate our Nation's small business owners, whose entrepreneurship and hard work bring jobs and prosperity to our communities. Small business owners embody the American pioneering spirit and remind … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20803 Proclamation 9599 of April 28, 2017 Older Americans Month, 2017 A Proclamation Older Americans are our Nation's memory. Some of today's grandparents and great-grandparents were born during the Great Depression, lived through the Second World War, witnessed the rise and fall of Communism, fought in … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20797 Proclamation 9596 of April 28, 2017 Jewish American Heritage Month, 2017 A Proclamation During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate our Nation's strong American Jewish heritage, rooted in the ancient faith and traditions of the Jewish people. The small band of Dutch Jews who first … [read more]

Start Printed Page 20805 Proclamation 9600 of April 28, 2017 National Charter Schools Week, 2017 A Proclamation During National Charter Schools Week, we recommit ourselves to empowering students and giving parents their rightful freedom over their children's education. We recognize the successful public charter schools across the country and … [read more]

Proclamation 9594 of April 24, 2017 Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2017 A Proclamation On Yom HaShoah—the day of Holocaust Remembrance—and during this Week of Remembrance, we honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution. The Holocaust was the state-sponsored, systematic persecution and attempted annihilation … [read more]

Proclamation 9593 of April 21, 2017 National Volunteer Week, 2017 A Proclamation During National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the spirit of compassion and generosity that drives us to care for others, and we recognize America's volunteers. Our volunteers are often unsung and unseen, but they are heroes. One of … [read more]

Proclamation 9592 of April 14, 2017 National Park Week, 2017 A Proclamation This year we celebrate National Park Week as the National Park Service begins its second century as a critical guardian of America's Federal public lands. During National Park Week, national parks across our country waive their entrance … [read more]

Proclamation 9590 of April 7, 2017 Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 2017 A Proclamation Pan American Day and Pan American Week commemorate the 127th anniversary of the conclusion of the First International Conference of American States. This inter-American gathering planted the seed for the creation of the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 17747 Proclamation 9591 of April 7, 2017 National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, 2017 A Proclamation On National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, America honors our service men and women imprisoned during war. These patriots have moved and inspired our Nation through their unyielding … [read more]

Memorandum of April 12, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I … [read more]

Proclamation 9589 of April 6, 2017 Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A., 2017 A Proclamation At the core of the American Dream lies the belief that our futures are not pre-determined and can be improved through learning and hard work. On Education and Sharing Day, we acknowledge the critical role … [read more]

Start Printed Page 17377 Proclamation 9588 of April 5, 2017 Honoring the Memory of John Glenn A Proclamation As a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of … [read more]

Notice of April 6, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Somalia On April 12, 2010, by Executive Order 13536, the President declared a national emergency to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States constituted by … [read more]

National Security Presidential Memorandum-4 of April 4, 2017 Organization of the National Security Council, the Homeland Security Council, and Subcommittees Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Agriculture[,] the Secretary of Health … [read more]

Proclamation 9587 of April 3, 2017 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2017 A Proclamation During National Crime Victims' Rights Week, we stand with crime victims and their families, we renew our commitment to safeguarding our communities from crime, and we recognize those who devote their lives to supporting and … [read more]

Proclamation 9581 of March 31, 2017 Cancer Control Month, 2017 A Proclamation The creativity and commitment of America's incredible medical research and healthcare communities have made the United States the biomedical innovation capital of the world. In particular, American innovators have made ground-breaking advances in cancer research. These innovations … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16711 Proclamation 9583 of March 31, 2017 National Donate Life Month, 2017 A Proclamation Every day, Americans sustain the miracle of life by generously donating their organs and tissue to others in need. During National Donate Life Month, we honor the living and deceased donors who … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16713 Proclamation 9584 of March 31, 2017 National Financial Capability Month, 2017 A Proclamation The ability of Americans to plan, save, and invest is vital to their building wealth and pursuing the American Dream. One of my first actions as President was to issue an Executive … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16715 Proclamation 9585 of March 31, 2017 National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2017 A Proclamation At the heart of our country is the emphatic belief that every person has unique and infinite value. We dedicate each April to raising awareness about sexual abuse and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16709 Proclamation 9582 of March 31, 2017 National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2017 A Proclamation Childhood is precious. Growing up in a loving home, with a nurturing family, surrounded by a safe community gives our children the best opportunity to realize their full potential. Sadly, mistreatment … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16717 Proclamation 9586 of March 31, 2017 World Autism Awareness Day, 2017 A Proclamation On World Autism Awareness Day, we highlight the importance of addressing the causes and improving the treatments for autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). We also recognize the importance of identifying ASDs early in … [read more]

Start Printed Page 16099 Notice of March 29, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Significant Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities On April 1, 2015, by Executive Order 13694, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706) to deal with … [read more]

Proclamation 9580 of March 24, 2017 Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2017 A Proclamation This year marks the 196th anniversary of Greek independence. Greek and American democracy are forever intertwined. American patriots built our Republic on the ancient Greeks' groundbreaking idea … [read more]

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OF STAFF THE SENIOR ADVISOR TO THE PRESIDENT FOR POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR DOMESTIC POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR STRATEGIC INITIATIVES … [read more]

Proclamation 9579 of March 21, 2017 National Agriculture Day, 2017 A Proclamation America's farmers and ranchers help feed the world, fuel our Nation's economy, and lead global markets in output and productivity. The efficiency of American agriculture has provided this country with abundance our ancestors could not have imagined. … [read more]

Notice of March 22, 2017 Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to South Sudan On April 3, 2014, by Executive Order 13664, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701-1706), to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to … [read more]

Proclamation 9578 of March 17, 2017 National Poison Prevention Week, 2017 A Proclamation The United States has made great strides in preventing unintentional childhood poisoning deaths. Thanks to combined national, State, and local efforts over the course of years, Americans have reduced childhood fatalities related to accidental poisoning in … [read more]

Memorandum of March 19, 2017 Delegation of Authority Under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 Memorandum for the Secretary of State By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title … [read more]

Proclamation 9577 of March 6, 2017 National Consumer Protection Week, 2017 A Proclamation The economic strength and vitality of our Nation is directly linked to our consumers' confidence in the integrity and security of their personal information and the robust protection of their privacy. As an increasing number of … [read more]

MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUBJECT: Implementing Immediate Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications for Visas and Other Immigration Benefits, Ensuring Enforcement of All Laws for Entry into the United States, and Increasing Transparency among Departments and Agencies of the … [read more]

Proclamation 9574 of March 1, 2017 American Red Cross Month, 2017 A Proclamation For more than 135 years, the American Red Cross has stepped into the breach, providing shelter, food, and emotional support to victims of natural disaster, war, conflict, and unexpected hardship. Today, the Red Cross is responsible … [read more]

Start Printed Page 12711 Proclamation 9576 of March 1, 2017 Women's History Month, 2017 A Proclamation We are proud of our Nation's achievements in promoting women's full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women's continued advancement in America and around … [read more]

Memorandum of March 6, 2017 Implementing Immediate Heightened Screening and Vetting of Applications for Visas and Other Immigration Benefits, Ensuring Enforcement of All Laws for Entry Into the United States, and Increasing Transparency Among Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government and for the American People Memorandum for the … [read more]

Start Printed Page 12709 Proclamation 9575 of March 1, 2017 Irish-American Heritage Month, 2017 A Proclamation Irish Americans have made an indelible mark on the United States. From Dublin, California, to Limerick, Maine, from Emerald Isle, North Carolina, to Shamrock, Texas, we are reminded of the more than 35 … [read more]

Proclamation 9573 of February 2, 2017 American Heart Month, 2017 A Proclamation The death rate from heart disease in the United States has fallen dramatically since the 1960s, a significant public health victory. Despite this progress, heart disease remains a leading cause of death for both men and women … [read more]

Proclamation 9572 of February 1, 2017 National African American History Month, 2017 A Proclamation As we celebrate National African American History Month, we recognize the heritage and achievements of African Americans. The contributions African Americans have made and continue to make are an integral part of our society, and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9675 Memorandum of February 3, 2017 Fiduciary Duty Rule Memorandum for the Secretary of Labor One of the priorities of my Administration is to empower Americans to make their own financial decisions, to facilitate their ability to save for retirement and build the individual wealth necessary … [read more]

Proclamation 9571 of January 25, 2017 National School Choice Week, 2017 A Proclamation The foundation of a good life begins with a great education. Today, too many of our children are stuck in schools that do not provide this opportunity. Because the education of our young people is so … [read more]

National Security Presidential Memorandum-2 of January 28, 2017 Organization of the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Agriculture[,] the Secretary of Health and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 9125 National Security Presidential Memorandum-3 of January 28, 2017 Plan To Defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria Memorandum for the Vice President[,] the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Treasury[,] the Secretary of Defense[,] the Attorney General[,] the Secretary of Energy[,] the Secretary … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8983 Memorandum of January 27, 2017 Rebuilding the U.S. Armed Forces Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense [and] the Director of the Office of Management and Budget By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, including … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8663 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of the Army[, and] the Secretary of the Interior Section 1. Policy. In accordance with Executive Order 11423 of August 16, 1968, as amended, and Executive … [read more]

Proclamation 9570 of January 20, 2017 National Day of Patriotic Devotion A Proclamation A new national pride stirs the American soul and inspires the American heart. We are one people, united by a common destiny and a shared purpose. Freedom is the birthright of all Americans, and to preserve … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8667 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby … [read more]

Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army [Editorial Note: Memorandum of January 24, 2017 entitled Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army, Document Number 2017-02032, was originally published on pages 8661 and … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8659 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of American Pipelines Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with all relevant executive departments and agencies, shall develop a plan under which all new pipelines, as well as retrofitted, repaired, or expanded pipelines, … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8661 Memorandum of January 24, 2017 Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline Memorandum for the Secretary of the Army Section 1. Policy. The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) under development by Dakota Access, LLC, represents a substantial, multi-billion-dollar private investment in our Nation's energy infrastructure. This approximately … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8497 Memorandum of January 23, 2017 Withdrawal of the United States From the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative It is the policy of my Administration to represent the American people and their financial well-being in all negotiations, particularly the … [read more]

Memorandum of January 23, 2017 Hiring Freeze Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order a freeze on the hiring of Federal civilian employees to … [read more]

Start Printed Page 8495 Memorandum of January 23, 2017 The Mexico City Policy Memorandum for the Secretary of State[,] the Secretary of Health and Human Services[, and] the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development I hereby revoke the Presidential Memorandum of January 23, 2009, for the … [read more]

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