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                 EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION
                                REQUEST

                               __________

                             COMMUNICATION

                                  FROM

                   THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

                              TRANSMITTING

    EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT FOR RECOVERY FROM AND 
           RESPONSE TO TERRORIST ATTACKS ON THE UNITED STATES

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   October 9, 2001.--Referred to the Committee on Appropriations and 
                         ordered to be printed
                                           The White house,
                                       Washington, October 5, 2001.
Hon. J. Dennis Hastert,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,
Washington, DC.
    Dear Mr. Speaker: In accordance with provisions of Public 
Law 107-38, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for 
Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United 
States, FY 2001, today I have authorized transfers from the 
Emergency Response Fund totaling $195.9 million for emergency 
recovery and response activities listed in the enclosed letter 
from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
    These funds are in addition to the $6.9 billion that I 
authorized for transfer last month and will allow the 
Government to continue to address the consequences arising from 
the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
    The details of this action are set forth in the enclosed 
letter from the Director of the Office of Management and 
Budget. I concur with his comments and observations.
            Sincerely,
                                                    George W. Bush.
    Enclosure.
               [Estimate No. 18, 107th Cong., 1st Sess.]

                 Executive Office of the President,
                           Office of Management and Budget,
                                   Washington, DC, October 5, 2001.
The President,
The White House.
    Submitted for your consideration are requests to make 
available by transfer previously appropriated funds provided in 
P.L. 107-38, the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for 
Recovery from and Response to Terrorist Attacks on the United 
States, FY 2001. On September 21st you authorized the transfer 
of $5.1 billion from the Emergency Response Fund (ERF) and on 
September 28th you authorized the transfer of $1.8 billion.
    Your approval of these additional requests would transfer 
$195.9 million from the ERF to the Departments of Agriculture, 
Defense, Justice, State, and Veterans Affairs; and the 
Executive Office of the President. The funding would address 
consequences of the attacks, including funding for: the 
creation of the Office of Homeland Security, which you recently 
announced; establishment of the Office of the Special Master to 
assist in the compensation of victims; internment costs for the 
burial in national cemeteries of veterans killed in the 
attacks; refugee and food assistance programs in Afghanistan 
and Pakistan, as well as other neighboring countries; and other 
urgent security-related activities.
    These requests represent the third round of transfers from 
the ERF to respond to urgent requirements arising from the 
devastating terrorist attacks. We will continue to work with 
the agencies to determine additional needs. No further 
congressional action is required for the transfers requested 
today and, upon your approval, the funds will be immediately 
available.
    I have carefully reviewed these proposals and am satisfied 
that they are necessary at this time. Therefore, I join the 
heads of the affected Departments and agencies in recommending 
your approval of the transfers described in the enclosure.
            Sincerely,
                                  Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr.,
                                                          Director.
    Enclosure.

Amounts Previously Appropriated Now Being Transferred by the President 
                    From the Emergency Response Fund

Department of Agriculture:
    Foreign Agricultural Service: P.L. 480 Grants.......     $50,000,000

    These funds will be used to purchase and deliver food to 
vulnerable people inside Afghanistan, as well as potential new 
refugees in Pakistan and other neighboring countries.

Department of Defense--Military.........................      $7,000,000

    The resources will enable the Defense Department to provide 
necessary upgrades to the Presidential aircraft fleet.

Department of Justice:
    Legal Activities and U.S. Marshals: Salaries and 
      Expenses, General Legal Activities................      $7,300,000

    These resources will support the establishment of the 
Special Master's office, pursuant to P.L. 107-42. The Special 
Master is responsible for compensating victims of the World 
Trade Center and Pentagon attacks.

Department of State:
    Other: Migration and Refugee Assistance.............     $50,000,000

    These funds will be used to provide assistance to potential 
new refugees through the United Nations High Commissioner for 
Refugees, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the 
International Federation of the Red Crescent, and private 
voluntary organizations in Pakistan and other neighboring 
countries.

Department of Veterans Affairs:
    Departmental Administration: National Cemetery 
      Administration....................................        $217,000

    These funds will be used for internment costs for the 
burial in national cemeteries of veterans killed in the 
terrorist attacks.

Executive Office of the President:
    National Security Council (NSC): Salaries and 
      Expenses..........................................      $4,800,000
    Office of Administration: Salaries and Expenses.....      25,537,000
    Unanticipated Needs: Unanticipated Needs............      51,000,000

    These funds will support the establishment of the Office of 
Homeland Security and a NSC Directorate to Combat Terrorism, as 
well as provide for other urgent security-related activities.

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