Amending the Order of Succession Within the Department of Agriculture, 2285-2286 [E9-811]

Download as PDF 2285 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 74, No. 9 Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Title 3— Executive Order 13484 of January 9, 2009 The President Amending the Order of Succession Within the Department of Agriculture By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the 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 Executive Order 13241 of December 18, 2001, as amended, is further amended as follows: Section 1. Section 2 is amended to read as follows: ‘‘Sec. 2. Order of Succession. ‘‘(a) General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture; ‘‘(b) Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Agriculture; ‘‘(c) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Administration; ‘‘(d) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services; ‘‘(e) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and Environment; ‘‘(f) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs; ‘‘(g) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development; ‘‘(h) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services; ‘‘(i) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food Safety; ‘‘(j) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics; ‘‘(k) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Congressional Relations; ‘‘(l) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Civil Rights; ‘‘(m) Director, Kansas City Commodity Office, Farm Service Agency (consistent with the time of service and rate of pay requirements of section 3345(a)(3) of title 5, United States Code); and rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS ‘‘(n) State Executive Directors of the Farm Service Agency for the States of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Nebraska, in order of seniority fixed by length of unbroken service as State Executive Director of that State (consistent with the time of service and rate of pay requirements of section 3345(a)(3) of title 5, United States Code).’’. Sec. 2. Section 3(a) is amended by striking ‘‘2(a)-(j)’’ and inserting ‘‘2(a)(n)’’, and a new section 3(c) is added to read as follows: ‘‘(c) No individual listed in section 2 shall act as the Secretary unless that individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998.’’ VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:37 Jan 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\14JAE1.SGM 14JAE1 2286 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 9 / Wednesday, January 14, 2009 / Presidential Documents Sec. 3. This order is intended to improve the internal management of the executive branch and is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity, by any party against the United States, its agencies, instrumentalities, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, January 9, 2009. [FR Doc. E9–811 Filed 1–13–09; 8:45 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:37 Jan 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\14JAE1.SGM 14JAE1 GWBOLD.EPS</GPH> rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS Billing code 3195–W9–P

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Executive Order 13484--Amending the Order of Succession Within the 
Department of Agriculture



Executive Order 13485--Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
Department of Transportation



Executive Order 13486--Strengthening Laboratory Biosecurity in the 
United States


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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13484 of January 9, 2009

                
Amending the Order of Succession Within the 
                Department of Agriculture

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the 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 
                Executive Order 13241 of December 18, 2001, as amended, 
                is further amended as follows:

                Section 1. Section 2 is amended to read as follows:

                ``Sec. 2. Order of Succession.

                    ``(a) General Counsel of the Department of 
                Agriculture;
                    ``(b) Chief Financial Officer of the Department of 
                Agriculture;
                    ``(c) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for 
                Administration;
                    ``(d) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Farm and 
                Foreign Agricultural Services;
                    ``(e) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural 
                Resources and Environment;
                    ``(f) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing 
                and Regulatory Programs;
                    ``(g) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural 
                Development;
                    ``(h) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food, 
                Nutrition, and Consumer Services;
                    ``(i) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Food 
                Safety;
                    ``(j) Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, 
                Education, and Economics;
                    ``(k) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for 
                Congressional Relations;
                    ``(l) Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Civil 
                Rights;
                    ``(m) Director, Kansas City Commodity Office, Farm 
                Service Agency (consistent with the time of service and 
                rate of pay requirements of section 3345(a)(3) of title 
                5, United States Code); and
                    ``(n) State Executive Directors of the Farm Service 
                Agency for the States of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and 
                Nebraska, in order of seniority fixed by length of 
                unbroken service as State Executive Director of that 
                State (consistent with the time of service and rate of 
                pay requirements of section 3345(a)(3) of title 5, 
                United States Code).''.

                Sec. 2. Section 3(a) is amended by striking ``2(a)-
                (j)'' and inserting ``2(a)-(n)'', and a new section 
                3(c) is added to read as follows:

                    ``(c) No individual listed in section 2 shall act 
                as the Secretary unless that individual is otherwise 
                eligible to so serve under the Federal Vacancies Reform 
                Act of 1998.''

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                Sec. 3. This order is intended to improve the internal 
                management of the executive branch and is not intended 
                to, and does not, create any right or benefit, 
                substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in 
                equity, by any party against the United States, its 
                agencies, instrumentalities, or entities, its officers, 
                employees, or agents, or any other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    January 9, 2009.

[FR Doc. E9-811
Filed 1-13-09; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3195-W9-P