Relating to the Implementation of the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, 90181-90182 [2016-30101]

Download as PDF 90181 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 239 Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Title 3— Executive Order 13752 of December 8, 2016 The President Relating to the Implementation of the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance The United States of America deposited its instrument of ratification of the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance (Convention) on September 7, 2016. The Convention will enter into force for the United States on January 1, 2017. Article 4 of the Convention imposes upon States Parties an obligation to designate a ‘‘Central Authority’’ for the purpose of discharging certain specified functions. NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is ordered as follows: Section 1. Designation of Central Authority. The Department of Health and Human Services is hereby designated as the Central Authority of the United States for purposes of the Convention. The Secretary of Health and Human Services is hereby authorized and empowered, in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe, to perform all lawful acts that may be necessary and proper in order to execute the functions of the Central Authority in a timely and efficient manner. Sec. 2. Designation of State IV–D Child Support Agencies. The Central Authority may designate the State agencies responsible for implementing an approved State Plan under title IV–D of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 651 et seq., as public bodies authorized to perform specific functions in relation to applications under the Convention. Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department, agency, or the head thereof, or the status of that department or agency within the Federal Government; or asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\13DEE0.SGM 13DEE0 90182 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2016 / Presidential Documents (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. (c) 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, December 8, 2016. [FR Doc. 2016–30101 Filed 12–12–16; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:48 Dec 12, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\13DEE0.SGM 13DEE0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with E0 Billing code 3295–F7–P

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Executive Order 13752--Relating to the Implementation of the Convention 
on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of 
Family Maintenance



Presidential Determination No. 2017-05 of December 8, 2016--
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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13752 of December 8, 2016

                
Relating to the Implementation of the Convention 
                on the International Recovery of Child Support and 
                Other Forms of Family Maintenance

                The United States of America deposited its instrument 
                of ratification of the Hague Convention on the 
                International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms 
                of Family Maintenance (Convention) on September 7, 
                2016. The Convention will enter into force for the 
                United States on January 1, 2017. Article 4 of the 
                Convention imposes upon States Parties an obligation to 
                designate a ``Central Authority'' for the purpose of 
                discharging certain specified functions.

                NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me 
                as President by the Constitution and the laws of the 
                United States of America, it is ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Designation of Central Authority. The 
                Department of Health and Human Services is hereby 
                designated as the Central Authority of the United 
                States for purposes of the Convention. The Secretary of 
                Health and Human Services is hereby authorized and 
                empowered, in accordance with such regulations as the 
                Secretary may prescribe, to perform all lawful acts 
                that may be necessary and proper in order to execute 
                the functions of the Central Authority in a timely and 
                efficient manner.

                Sec. 2. Designation of State IV-D Child Support 
                Agencies. The Central Authority may designate the State 
                agencies responsible for implementing an approved State 
                Plan under title IV-D of the Social Security Act, 42 
                U.S.C. 651 et seq., as public bodies authorized to 
                perform specific functions in relation to applications 
                under the Convention.

                Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department, agency, or the 
head thereof, or the status of that department or agency within the Federal 
Government; or

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

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                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.
                    (c) 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,

                    December 8, 2016.

[FR Doc. 2016-30101
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