Providing an Order of Succession Within the Council on Environmental Quality, 14289-14290 [2015-06383]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 52 / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / Presidential Documents 14289 Presidential Documents Memorandum of March 13, 2015 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Council on Environmental Quality Memorandum for the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality 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. (the ‘‘Act’’), it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this memorandum and to the limitations set forth in the Act, the following officials of the Council on Environmental Quality, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality (Chairman), during any period in which the Chairman has died, resigned, or is otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties of that office: (a) Managing Director; (b) Chief of Staff; (c) General Counsel; and (d) Associate Directors in the order in which they have been appointed as such. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1 of this memorandum in an acting capacity, by virtue of so serving, shall act as Chairman pursuant to this memorandum. (b) No individual listed in section 1 of this memorandum shall act as Chairman unless that individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Act. (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 Chairman. Sec. 3. Revocation. The Presidential Memorandum of September 18, 2008 (Designation of Officers of the Council on Environmental Quality to Act as Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality), is hereby revoked. Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an agency, or the head thereof; or tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O0 (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This memorandum 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 departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:50 Mar 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\18MRO0.SGM 18MRO0 14290 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 52 / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / Presidential Documents (c) You are hereby authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, March 13, 2015 [FR Doc. 2015–06383 Filed 3–17–15; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:50 Mar 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\18MRO0.SGM 18MRO0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O0 Billing code 3125–WO

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Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 52 / Wednesday, March 18, 2015 / 
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                Memorandum of March 13, 2015

                
Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                Council on Environmental Quality

                Memorandum for the Chairman of the Council on 
                Environmental Quality

                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. (the ``Act''), it is hereby 
                ordered that:

                Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the 
                provisions of section 2 of this memorandum and to the 
                limitations set forth in the Act, the following 
                officials of the Council on Environmental Quality, in 
                the order listed, shall act as and perform the 
                functions and duties of the office of the Chairman of 
                the Council on Environmental Quality (Chairman), during 
                any period in which the Chairman has died, resigned, or 
                is otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties 
                of that office:

                    (a) Managing Director;
                    (b) Chief of Staff;
                    (c) General Counsel; and
                    (d) Associate Directors in the order in which they 
                have been appointed as such.

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

                    (b) No individual listed in section 1 of this 
                memorandum shall act as Chairman unless that individual 
                is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Act.
                    (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 Chairman.

                Sec. 3. Revocation. The Presidential Memorandum of 
                September 18, 2008 (Designation of Officers of the 
                Council on Environmental Quality to Act as Chairman of 
                the Council on Environmental Quality), is hereby 
                revoked.

                Sec. 4. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this 
                memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise 
                affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an agency, or the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This memorandum 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 departments, 
                agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or 
                agents, or any other person.

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

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, March 13, 2015

[FR Doc. 2015-06383
Filed 3-17-15; 11:15 am]
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