2019-27618. Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Serious Human Rights Abuse and Corruption

  • Notice of December 18, 2019

    Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Serious Human Rights Abuse and Corruption

    On December 20, 2017, by Executive Order 13818, the President declared a national emergency with respect to serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), took related steps to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.

    The prevalence and severity of human rights abuse and corruption that have their source, in whole or in substantial part, outside the United States, continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States. For this reason, the national emergency declared on December 20, 2017, must continue in effect beyond December 20, 2019. Therefore, in accordance with section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)), I am continuing for 1 year the national emergency declared in Executive Order 13818 with respect to serious human rights abuse and corruption.

    This notice shall be published in the Federal Register and transmitted to the Congress.

      THE WHITE HOUSE, December 18, 2019. Filed 12-18-19; 11:15 am]

    [FR Doc. 2019-27618

    Billing code 3295-F0-P

Document Information

Published:
12/19/2019
Department:
Executive Office of the President
EntryType:
Presidential Document
DocumentType:
Notice
Document Number:
2019-27618
Pages:
69981-69981 (1 pages)
E.O. Citation:
of 12/18/2019
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-27618.pdf