Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of the Treasury, 54709-54710 [2016-19723]

Download as PDF 54709 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 159 Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Title 3— Executive Order 13735 of August 12, 2016 The President Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of the Treasury 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, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq. (the ‘‘Act’’), it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Subject to the provisions of section 3 of this Executive Order, the officers named in section 2, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) during any period when both the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury have died, resigned, or are otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Secretary. Sec. 2. Order of Succession. (a) Under Secretaries of the Treasury, in the order in which they shall have taken the oath of office as such officers; (b) General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury; (c) Deputy Under Secretaries of the Treasury and those Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury appointed by the President by and with the consent of the Senate, in the order in which they shall have taken the oath of office as such officers; and (d) the following officers of the Department of the Treasury, in the order listed: (i) Chief of Staff; (ii) Assistant Secretary for Management; (iii) Fiscal Assistant Secretary; (iv) Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Internal Revenue Service; (v) Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service; (vi) Deputy Commissioner, Fiscal Accounting and Shared Services, Bureau of the Fiscal Service; and sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PRES DOCS (vii) Commissioner, Wage and Investment Division, Internal Revenue Service. Sec. 3. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 2(a)–(d) in an acting capacity shall, by virtue of so serving, act as Secretary pursuant to this Executive Order. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this Executive Order, the President retains discretion, to the extent permitted by the Act, to depart from this Executive Order in designating an acting Secretary. (c) No individual listed in section 2(a)–(d) shall act as Secretary unless that individual is otherwise eligible to serve under the Act. Sec. 4. Revocation. Executive Order 13246 of December 18, 2001, and the Presidential Memorandum of March 19, 2002 (‘‘Designation of Officers of the Department of the Treasury’’), are hereby revoked. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 059060 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUE0.SGM 17AUE0 54710 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Presidential Documents Sec. 5. Judicial Review. This order 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. THE WHITE HOUSE, August 12, 2016. [FR Doc. 2016–19723 Filed 8–16–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 059060 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUE0.SGM 17AUE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PRES DOCS Billing code 3295–F6–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19723]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13735 of August 12, 2016

                
Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                Department of the Treasury

                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, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq. (the ``Act''), 
                it is hereby ordered that:

                Section 1. Subject to the provisions of section 3 of 
                this Executive Order, the officers named in section 2, 
                in the order listed, shall act as and perform the 
                functions and duties of the office of Secretary of the 
                Treasury (Secretary) during any period when both the 
                Secretary and the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury have 
                died, resigned, or are otherwise unable to perform the 
                functions and duties of the office of Secretary.

                Sec. 2. Order of Succession. (a) Under Secretaries of 
                the Treasury, in the order in which they shall have 
                taken the oath of office as such officers;

                    (b) General Counsel of the Department of the 
                Treasury;
                    (c) Deputy Under Secretaries of the Treasury and 
                those Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury appointed 
                by the President by and with the consent of the Senate, 
                in the order in which they shall have taken the oath of 
                office as such officers; and
                    (d) the following officers of the Department of the 
                Treasury, in the order listed:

(i) Chief of Staff;

(ii) Assistant Secretary for Management;

(iii) Fiscal Assistant Secretary;

(iv) Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Internal Revenue Service;

(v) Commissioner, Bureau of the Fiscal Service;

(vi) Deputy Commissioner, Fiscal Accounting and Shared Services, Bureau of 
the Fiscal Service; and

(vii) Commissioner, Wage and Investment Division, Internal Revenue Service.

                Sec. 3. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in 
                an office listed in section 2(a)-(d) in an acting 
                capacity shall, by virtue of so serving, act as 
                Secretary pursuant to this Executive Order.

                    (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this 
                Executive Order, the President retains discretion, to 
                the extent permitted by the Act, to depart from this 
                Executive Order in designating an acting Secretary.
                    (c) No individual listed in section 2(a)-(d) shall 
                act as Secretary unless that individual is otherwise 
                eligible to serve under the Act.

                Sec. 4. Revocation. Executive Order 13246 of December 
                18, 2001, and the Presidential Memorandum of March 19, 
                2002 (``Designation of Officers of the Department of 
                the Treasury''), are hereby revoked.

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                Sec. 5. Judicial Review. This order 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.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    August 12, 2016.

[FR Doc. 2016-19723
Filed 8-16-16; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3295-F6-P