Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Humanities, 54717-54718 [2016-19728]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Presidential Documents 54717 Presidential Documents Memorandum of August 12, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Humanities Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities 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 memorandum, and to the limitations set forth in the Act, the following officials of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in the order listed, shall act as the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities (Chairperson) and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Chairperson during any period in which the Chairperson has died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Chairperson: (a) Deputy Chairman; (b) Chief of Staff; (c) Assistant Chairman for Planning and Operations; and (d) Assistant Chairman for Programs. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1(a)–(d) of this memorandum in an acting capacity shall, by virtue of so serving, act as Chairperson pursuant to this memorandum. (b) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1(a)– (d) of this memorandum shall act as Chairperson unless that individual is otherwise eligible to so serve under the Act. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O1 (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 Chairperson. Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) 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 16:42 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUO1.SGM 17AUO1 54718 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 159 / Wednesday, August 17, 2016 / Presidential Documents (b) You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, August 12, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–19728 Filed 8–16–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:42 Aug 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\17AUO1.SGM 17AUO1 OB#1.EPS</GPH> asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with O1 Billing code 7536–01–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 159 (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-19728]




                        Presidential Documents 



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

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                Memorandum of August 12, 2016

                
Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                National Endowment for the Humanities

                Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National 
                Endowment for the Humanities

                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 memorandum, and to the 
                limitations set forth in the Act, the following 
                officials of the National Endowment for the Humanities, 
                in the order listed, shall act as the Chairperson of 
                the National Endowment for the Humanities (Chairperson) 
                and perform the functions and duties of the office of 
                the Chairperson during any period in which the 
                Chairperson has died, resigned, or otherwise become 
                unable to perform the functions and duties of the 
                office of Chairperson:

                    (a) Deputy Chairman;
                    (b) Chief of Staff;
                    (c) Assistant Chairman for Planning and Operations; 
                and
                    (d) Assistant Chairman for Programs.

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

                    (b) No individual who is serving in an office 
                listed in section 1(a)-(d) of this memorandum shall act 
                as Chairperson 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 Chairperson.

                Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) 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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                    (b) You are authorized and directed to publish this 
                memorandum in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, August 12, 2016

[FR Doc. 2016-19728
Filed 8-16-16; 8:45 am]
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