[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 85 (Thursday, May 4, 2017)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 20821-20822]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-09161]

                        Presidential Documents 

Federal Register / Vol. 82 , No. 85 / Thursday, May 4, 2017 / 
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                Executive Order 13797 of April 29, 2017

Establishment of Office of Trade and 
                Manufacturing Policy

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Establishment. The Office of Trade and 
                Manufacturing Policy (OTMP) is hereby established 
                within the White House Office. The OTMP shall consist 
                of a Director selected by the President and such staff 
                as deemed necessary by the Assistant to the President 
                and Chief of Staff.

                Sec. 2. Mission. The mission of the OTMP is to defend 
                and serve American workers and domestic manufacturers 
                while advising the President on policies to increase 
                economic growth, decrease the trade deficit, and 
                strengthen the United States manufacturing and defense 
                industrial bases.

                Sec. 3. Responsibilities. The OTMP shall:

                    (a) advise the President on innovative strategies 
                and promote trade policies consistent with the 
                President's stated goals;
                    (b) serve as a liaison between the White House and 
                the Department of Commerce and undertake trade-related 
                special projects as requested by the President; and
                    (c) help improve the performance of the executive 
                branch's domestic procurement and hiring policies, 
                including through the implementation of the policies 
                described in Executive Order 13788 of April 18, 2017 
                (Buy American and Hire American).

                Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 

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                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    April 29, 2017.

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