[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1998, Book I)]
[April 6, 1998]
[Page 511]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

Letter to Congressional Leaders Transmitting a Report on the National 
Emergency With Respect to the Lapse of the Export Administration Act of 
April 6, 1998

Dear Mr. Speaker:  (Dear Mr. President:)
    As required by section 204 of the International Emergency Economic 
Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1703(c)) and section 401(c) of the National 
Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1641(c)), I transmit herewith a 6-month 
periodic report on the national emergency declared by Executive Order 
12924 of August 19, 1994, to deal with the threat to the national 
security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States caused by the 
lapse of the Export Administration Act of 1979.

                                                      William J. Clinton

Note: Identical letters were sent to Newt Gingrich, Speaker of the House 
of Representatives, and Albert Gore, Jr., President of the Senate. This 
letter was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on April 7.