THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
June 23, 1999
MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE
THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY
SUBJECT: Presidential Determination on the Proposed Protocol
Amending the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada
I have considered the proposed Protocol Amending the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada signed at Washington on June 15, 1955, as amended, along with the views, recommendations, and statements of the interested agencies.
I have determined that the performance of the Protocol will promote, and will not constitute an unreasonable risk to, the common defense and security. Pursuant to section 123 b. of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2153(b)), I hereby approve the proposed Protocol and authorize you to arrange for its execution.
The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to publish this determination in the Federal Register.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
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