Providing an Order of Succession Within the Environmental Protection Agency, 54713-54714 [2016-19725]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Presidential Documents 54713 Presidential Documents Executive Order 13737 of August 12, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Environmental Protection Agency 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. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this order, and to the limitations set forth in the Act, the following officials of the Environmental Protection Agency, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (Administrator) during any period in which the Administrator and the Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency have died, resigned, or become otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Administrator: (a) General Counsel; (b) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid Waste; (c) Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances (also known as the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention); (d) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation; (e) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water; (f) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance; (g) Chief Financial Officer; (h) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Research and Development; (i) Assistant Administrator for the Office of International and Tribal Affairs; (j) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Administration and Resources Management; (k) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Environmental Information; (l) Regional Administrator, Region 7; (m) Principal Deputy General Counsel; (n) Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance; sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with PRES DOCS (o) Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 2; and (p) Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 5. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1(a)–(p) of this order in an acting capacity shall, by virtue of so serving, act as Administrator pursuant to this order. (b) No individual listed in section 1(a)–(p) of this order shall act as Administrator unless that individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, as amended. (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this order, the President retains discretion, to the extent permitted by law, to depart from this order in designating an acting Administrator. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:30 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 059060 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUE2.SGM 17AUE2 54714 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Presidential Documents Sec. 3. Revocation. Executive Order 13614 of May 21, 2012 (Providing an Order of Succession Within the Environmental Protection Agency), is hereby revoked. Sec. 4. 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. 2016–19725 Filed 8–16–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:30 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 059060 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUE2.SGM 17AUE2 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]
[Pages 54713-54714]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-19725]




                        Presidential Documents 



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

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                Executive Order 13737 of August 12, 2016

                
Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                Environmental Protection Agency

                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. Order of Succession. Subject to the 
                provisions of section 2 of this order, and to the 
                limitations set forth in the Act, the following 
                officials of the Environmental Protection Agency, in 
                the order listed, shall act as and perform the 
                functions and duties of the office of the Administrator 
                of the Environmental Protection Agency (Administrator) 
                during any period in which the Administrator and the 
                Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection 
                Agency have died, resigned, or become otherwise unable 
                to perform the functions and duties of the office of 
                Administrator:

                    (a) General Counsel;
                    (b) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Solid 
                Waste;
                    (c) Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances 
                (also known as the Assistant Administrator for the 
                Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention);
                    (d) Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air 
                and Radiation;
                    (e) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                Water;
                    (f) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                Enforcement and Compliance Assurance;
                    (g) Chief Financial Officer;
                    (h) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                Research and Development;
                    (i) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                International and Tribal Affairs;
                    (j) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                Administration and Resources Management;
                    (k) Assistant Administrator for the Office of 
                Environmental Information;
                    (l) Regional Administrator, Region 7;
                    (m) Principal Deputy General Counsel;
                    (n) Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for 
                the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance;
                    (o) Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 2; and
                    (p) Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 5.

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

                    (b) No individual listed in section 1(a)-(p) of 
                this order shall act as Administrator unless that 
                individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the 
                Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, as amended.
                    (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this order, 
                the President retains discretion, to the extent 
                permitted by law, to depart from this order in 
                designating an acting Administrator.

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                Sec. 3. Revocation. Executive Order 13614 of May 21, 
                2012 (Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                Environmental Protection Agency), is hereby revoked.

                Sec. 4. 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. 2016-19725
Filed 8-16-16; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3295-F6-P