The President and the Vice President may attend any and all meetings of any entity established by or under this memorandum.
This document is part of a series of National Security Presidential
Memoranda that shall replace both Presidential Policy Directives and
Presidential Study Directives as the instrument for communicating
relevant Presidential decisions. This memorandum shall supersede all
other existing Presidential guidance on the organization or support of
the NSC and the HSC. With regard to its application to economic
matters, this document shall be interpreted in concert with any
Executive Order governing the National Economic Council and with
Presidential Memoranda signed hereafter that implement either this
memorandum or that Executive Order.
The Secretary of Defense is hereby authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.