Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003

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Author: George W. Bush  | Date: September 18, 2003

Message to the Congress on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism,
September 18, 2003

To the Congress of the United States:

Section 202(d) of the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for the automatic termination of a national emergency unless, prior to the anniversary date of its declaration, the President publishes in the Federal Register and transmits to the Congress a notice stating that the emergency is to continue in effect beyond the anniversary date. Consistent with this provision, I have sent the enclosed notice, stating that the national emergency with respect to persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support terrorism is to continue in effect beyond September 23, 2003, to the Federal Register for publication. The most recent notice continuing this emergency was published in the Federal Register on September 20, 2002 (67 FR 59447).

The crisis constituted by the grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and against the Pentagon committed on September 11, 2001, and the continuing and immediate threat of further attacks on United States nationals or the United States that led to the declaration of a national emergency on September 23, 2001, has not been resolved. These actions pose a continuing unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States. For these reasons, I have determined that it is necessary to continue the national emergency declared with respect to persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support terrorism and maintain in force the comprehensive sanctions to respond to this threat.

George W. Bush
The White House,
September 18, 2003.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Message to the Congress on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism, September 18, 2003," Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1246 Original Sources, accessed February 27, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=R5HK6ZCX9K9L6Q7.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Message to the Congress on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism, September 18, 2003." Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1246, Original Sources. 27 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=R5HK6ZCX9K9L6Q7.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Message to the Congress on Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism, September 18, 2003' in Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 19, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1246. Original Sources, retrieved 27 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=R5HK6ZCX9K9L6Q7.