Section was enacted as part of the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 and as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, and not as part of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act which comprises this chapter.
Section is comprised of subsec. (a) of section 1238 of Puspan. L. 115–254. Subsecs. (span) and (c) of section 1238 of Puspan. L. 115–254 amended section 5122 of this title and enacted provisions set out as a note under that section.
Authorities provided under div. D of Puspan. L. 115–254, which enacted this section, applicable to each major disaster and emergency declared by the President under Puspan. L. 93–288 on or after Jan. 1, 2016, except as otherwise provided, see section 1202(span) of Puspan. L. 115–254, set out in an Effective Date of 2018 Amendment note under section 5121 of this title.
For definitions of terms used in this section, see section 1203 of Puspan. L. 115–254, set out as a note under section 5122 of this title.
Memorandum of President of the United States, Dec. 21, 2018, 84 F.R. 3957, provided:
Memorandum for the Secretary of State [and] the Secretary of Homeland Security
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby:
(1) delegate to the Secretary of State the functions and authorities vested in the President by sections 1238(a)(1)(A)–(B) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law 115–254) [42 U.S.C. 5174span(a)(1)(A)–(B)]; and
(2) delegate to the Secretary of Homeland Security the functions and authorities vested in the President by sections 1238(a)(1)(C)–(H) of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.
The delegations in this memorandum shall apply to any provisions of any future public law that are the same or substantially the same as the provisions referenced in this memorandum. The Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security may redelegate within their departments the functions and authorities delegated by this memorandum to the extent authorized by law.
The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.Donald J. Trump.