DATE:  June 9, 1993
SUBJECT:    Delegation of Authority Under the Counterfeit Deterrence Act of 1992
By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury, including the authority vested by 31 U.S.C. 321(b) and 18 U.S.C. 504, I hereby delegate to the Assistant Secretary (Enforcement) all responsibilities and authorities under 18 U.S.C. 504, as amended by the Counterfeit Deterrence Act of 1992 (subtitle E of title XV of Public Law 102-550), including:
1.    the promulgation of regulations concerning color illustrations of selected U.S. currency; and
2.    the establishment of a system (pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 504) to ensure that the legitimate use of electronic methods used for the acquisition, recording, retrieval, transmission, or reproduction of any obligation or other security, and retention of such reproductions, by businesses, hobbyists, press or others shall not be unduly restricted.
The responsibilities and authorities assigned by this Order may be redelegated.
                                    Lloyd Bentsen
                                    Secretary of the Treasury
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