Designation of Officers of the National Aeronautics And Space Administration To Act as Administrator, 4099-4100 [E9-1539]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 13 / Thursday, January 22, 2009 / Presidential Documents 4099 Presidential Documents Memorandum of January 16, 2009 Designation of Officers of the National Aeronautics And Space Administration To Act as Administrator Memorandum for the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration 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: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this memorandum, the following officials of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Administrator of NASA (Administrator), during any period in which both the Administrator and Deputy Administrator of NASA (Deputy Administrator) have died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Administrator, until such time as the Administrator or Deputy Administrator is able to perform the functions and duties of that office: (a) Associate Administrator; (b) Chief of Staff to the NASA Administrator; (c) Director for Johnson Space Flight Center; (d) Director for Kennedy Space Flight Center; and (e) Director for Marshall Space Flight Center. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1 in an acting capacity, by virtue of so serving, shall act as Administrator pursuant to this memorandum. (b) No individual listed in section 1 shall act as Administrator unless that individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998. (c) 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 Administrator. rmajette on PRODPC74 with NOTICES5 Sec. 3. This memorandum 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, it agencies, instrumentalities, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Jan 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\22JAO0.SGM 22JAO0 4100 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 13 / Thursday, January 22, 2009 / Presidential Documents Sec. 4. You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, January 16, 2009 [FR Doc. E9–1539 Filed 1–21–09; 11:15 am] VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:22 Jan 21, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\22JAO0.SGM 22JAO0 GWBOLD.EPS</GPH> rmajette on PRODPC74 with NOTICES5 Billing code 7510–13–M

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 13 (Thursday, January 22, 2009)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 4099-4100]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-1539]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 13 / Thursday, January 22, 2009 / 
Presidential Documents

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                Memorandum of January 16, 2009

                
Designation of Officers of the National 
                Aeronautics And Space Administration To Act as 
                Administrator

                Memorandum for the Administrator of the National 
                Aeronautics and Space Administration

                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:

                Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the 
                provisions of section 2 of this memorandum, the 
                following officials of the National Aeronautics and 
                Space Administration (NASA), in the order listed, shall 
                act as and perform the functions and duties of the 
                office of the Administrator of NASA (Administrator), 
                during any period in which both the Administrator and 
                Deputy Administrator of NASA (Deputy Administrator) 
                have died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to 
                perform the functions and duties of the office of 
                Administrator, until such time as the Administrator or 
                Deputy Administrator is able to perform the functions 
                and duties of that office:

                (a) Associate Administrator;

                (b) Chief of Staff to the NASA Administrator;

                (c) Director for Johnson Space Flight Center;

                (d) Director for Kennedy Space Flight Center; and

                (e) Director for Marshall Space Flight Center.

                Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in 
                an office listed in section 1 in an acting capacity, by 
                virtue of so serving, shall act as Administrator 
                pursuant to this memorandum.

                (b) No individual listed in section 1 shall act as 
                Administrator unless that individual is otherwise 
                eligible to so serve under the Federal Vacancies Reform 
                Act of 1998.

                (c) 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 Administrator.

                Sec. 3. This memorandum 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, it 
                agencies, instrumentalities, or entities, its officers, 
                employees, or agents, or any other person.

[[Page 4100]]

                Sec. 4. You are authorized and directed to publish this 
                memorandum in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, January 16, 2009

[FR Doc. E9-1539
Filed 1-21-09; 11:15 am]
Billing code 7510-13-M