Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 2000

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Author: William J. Clinton  | Date: January 14, 2000

Letter to Congressional Leaders on Action on Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996,
January 14, 2000

Dear __________:

Pursuant to section 306(c)(2) of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-114), (the "Act"), I hereby determine and report to the Congress that suspension for 6 months beyond February 1, 2000, of the right to bring an action under title III of the Act is necessary to the national interests of the United States and will expedite a transition to democracy in Cuba.

Sincerely,
William J. Clinton

Note: Identical letters were sent to Jesse Helms, chairman, and Joseph R. Biden, Jr., ranking member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Ted Stevens, chairman, and Robert C. Byrd, ranking member, Senate Committee on Appropriations; Benjamin A. Gilman, chairman, and Sam Gejdenson, ranking member, House Committee on International Relations; and C.W. Bill Young, chairman, and David R. Obey, ranking member, House Committee on Appropriations. This letter was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on January 15.

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Chicago: William J. Clinton, "Letter to Congressional Leaders on Action on Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996, January 14, 2000," Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 2000 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 21, 2000 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000), 36:3215 Original Sources, accessed July 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QB8XEKU76LJV4JY.

MLA: Clinton, William J. "Letter to Congressional Leaders on Action on Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996, January 14, 2000." Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 2000, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 21, 2000 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000), 36:3215, Original Sources. 25 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QB8XEKU76LJV4JY.

Harvard: Clinton, WJ, 'Letter to Congressional Leaders on Action on Title III of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996, January 14, 2000' in Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, 2000. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, January 21, 2000 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2000), 36:3215. Original Sources, retrieved 25 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QB8XEKU76LJV4JY.