Designation of Officers of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence To Act as Director of National Intelligence, 76375-76376 [05-24507]

Download as PDF 76375 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 246 Friday, December 23, 2005 Title 3— Memorandum of December 20, 2005 The President Designation of Officers of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence To Act as Director of National Intelligence Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345, et seq., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Subject to the provisions of sections 3 and 4 of this memorandum, the officers of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence named in section 2, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), during any period in which the DNI and the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence have died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of the DNI, until such time as at least one of the officers listed in this section is able to perform the functions and duties of the DNI. Sec. 2. Order of Succession. (a) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Management; (b) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection; (c) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis; (d) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Customer Outcomes; (e) Chief of Staff, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; (f) General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and (g) Chief Information Officer, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Sec. 3. National Security Act of 1947. This memorandum shall not supercede the authority of the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence to act for, and exercise the powers of, the Director of National Intelligence during the absence or disability of the Director of National Intelligence or during a vacancy in the position of Director of National Intelligence, (National Security Act of 1947, as amended, 50 U.S.C. 403– 3a). Sec. 4. Exceptions. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with MISCELLANEOUS (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 2 in an acting capacity shall act as the DNI pursuant to this section. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this memorandum, the President retains discretion, to the extent permitted by law, to depart from this memorandum in designating an acting DNI. Sec. 5. Publication. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Dec 22, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23DEO0.SGM 23DEO0 76376 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 246 / Friday, December 23, 2005 / Presidential Documents You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. W THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, December 20, 2005. [FR Doc. 05–24507 Filed 12–22–05; 8:45 am] wwhite on PROD1PC65 with MISCELLANEOUS Billing code 3195–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Dec 22, 2005 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\23DEO0.SGM 23DEO0

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 246 (Friday, December 23, 2005)]
[Presidential Documents]
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The President





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Memorandum of December 20, 2005--Designation of Officers of the Office 
of the Director of National Intelligence To Act as Director of National 
Intelligence


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 246 / Friday, December 23, 2005 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Memorandum of December 20, 2005

                
Designation of Officers of the Office of the 
                Director of National Intelligence To Act as Director of 
                National Intelligence

                Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and laws of the United States of America, 
                including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 
                U.S.C. 3345, et seq., it is hereby ordered that:

                    Section 1. Subject to the provisions of sections 3 
                and 4 of this memorandum, the officers of the Office of 
                the Director of National Intelligence named in section 
                2, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the 
                functions and duties of the office of the Director of 
                National Intelligence (DNI), during any period in which 
                the DNI and the Principal Deputy Director of National 
                Intelligence have died, resigned, or otherwise become 
                unable to perform the functions and duties of the 
                office of the DNI, until such time as at least one of 
                the officers listed in this section is able to perform 
                the functions and duties of the DNI.
                    Sec. 2. Order of Succession.

  (a) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Management;

  (b) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection;

  (c) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis;

  (d) Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Customer Outcomes;

  (e) Chief of Staff, Office of the Director of National Intelligence;

  (f) General Counsel, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; and

  (g) Chief Information Officer, Office of the Director of National 
Intelligence.

                    Sec. 3. National Security Act of 1947. This 
                memorandum shall not supercede the authority of the 
                Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence to 
                act for, and exercise the powers of, the Director of 
                National Intelligence during the absence or disability 
                of the Director of National Intelligence or during a 
                vacancy in the position of Director of National 
                Intelligence, (National Security Act of 1947, as 
                amended, 50 U.S.C. 403-3a).
                    Sec. 4. Exceptions.

  (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 2 in an 
acting capacity shall act as the DNI pursuant to this section.

  (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this memorandum, the President 
retains discretion, to the extent permitted by law, to depart from this 
memorandum in designating an acting DNI.

                    Sec. 5. Publication.

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                You are authorized and directed to publish this 
                memorandum in the Federal Register.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, December 20, 2005.

[FR Doc. 05-24507
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