2020-14090. Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as Amended

  • Start Printed Page 38747 Presidential Determination No. 2020-07 of June 24, 2020

    Presidential Determination Pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as Amended

    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, including section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the “Act”) (50 U.S.C. 4533), I hereby determine, pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act, that the industrial base production capability for ultra-high and high temperature composites for hypersonic, strategic missile, and space launch systems is essential to the national defense.

    Without Presidential action under section 303 of the Act, United States industry cannot reasonably be expected to provide the production capability for ultra-high and high temperature composites for hypersonic, strategic missile, and space launch systems adequately and in a timely manner. Further, purchases, purchase commitments, or other action pursuant to section 303 of the Act are the most cost-effective, expedient, and practical alternative method for meeting the need for this critical capability.

    You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

      THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, June 24, 2020 Filed 6-26-20; 8:45 am]

    [FR Doc. 2020-14090

    Billing code 5001-06-P

Document Information

Published:
06/29/2020
Department:
Executive Office of the President
EntryType:
Presidential Document
DocumentType:
Determination
Document Number:
2020-14090
Pages:
38747-38747 (1 pages)
E.O. Citation:
of 6/24/2020
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2020-14090.pdf