Presidential Actions

Letter from the President -- Defense Production Act of 1950

June 13, 2017

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT 
TO THE CHAIRMAN AND RANKING MEMBER OF THE HOUSE 
COMMITTEE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES, AND THE CHAIRMAN 
AND RANKING MEMBER OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE 
ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS

Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Representative:) (Dear Senator:)

In accordance with section 303(a)(6)(A) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (the "Act")(50 U.S.C. 4533(a)(6)(A)), I transmit herewith notice of actions to rectify a shortfall in the defense industrial base.  The Department of Defense will take actions to target critical technology item shortfalls related to the following:  adenovirus vaccine production capability; high strength, inherently fire and ballistic resistant, co-polymer aramid fibers industrial capability; secure hybrid composite shipping container industrial capability; and three-dimensional ultra-high density microelectronics industrial capability.

I have also included my determination required pursuant to section 303(a)(5) of the Act.  Please find my determination that these proposed initiatives are essential to the national defense enclosed.

Sincerely,


DONALD J. TRUMP
 

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