[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1998, Book II)]
[November 30, 1998]
[Page 2103]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

Presidential Determination No. 99-6--Memorandum on Delegation of 
Authority Concerning Refugee Assistance
November 30, 1998

Memorandum for the Secretary of State

Subject: Delegation of Authority Under Section 2(b)(2) of the Migration 
and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962, as Amended

    By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws 
of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3 of the 
United States Code, I hereby delegate the functions and authorities 
conferred upon the President by section 2(b)(2) of the Migration and 
Refugee Assistance Act (MRAA) of 1962, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 2601(b)(2), 
to the Secretary of State, who is authorized to redelegate these 
functions and authorities consistent with applicable law. The Secretary 
of State, or his or her delegate, is directed to provide notice to the 
President of any use of the functions and authorities delegated by this 
    Any reference in this memorandum to section 2(b)(2) of the MRAA, as 
amended, shall be deemed to include references to any hereafter-enacted 
provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such 
    You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the 
Federal Register.

                                                      William J. Clinton

Note: This memorandum was released by the Office of the Press Secretary 
on December 1. It was not received for publication in the Federal