Designation of Officers of the National Archives and Records Administration to Act as Archivist of the United States, 96331-96332 [2016-31788]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Presidential Documents 96331 Presidential Documents Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Designation of Officers of the National Archives and Records Administration to Act as Archivist of the United States Memorandum for the Archivist of the United States 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 the limitations set forth in the Act, the following officials of the National Archives and Records Administration, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Archivist of the United States (Archivist), during any period in which both the Archivist and the Deputy Archivist have died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of the Archivist: (a) Chief Operating Officer; (b) Chief of Management and Administration; (c) Executive for Agency Services; (d) Director, National Personnel Records Center; and (e) Director, George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1(a)–(e) of this memorandum in an acting capacity shall, by virtue of so serving, act as Archivist pursuant to this memorandum. (b) No individual listed in section 1(a)–(e) of this memorandum shall act as Archivist 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 memorandum, the President retains discretion, to the extent permitted by law, to depart from this memorandum in designating an acting Archivist. Sec. 3. Prior Memorandum Revoked. The Memorandum for the Archivist of the United States of May 21, 2012 (Designation of Officers of the National Archives and Records Administration) is hereby revoked. Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESIDENTIAL DOCS Sec. 4. Judicial Review. 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 13:35 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO0.SGM 30DEO0 96332 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Presidential Documents Sec. 5. Publication. You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, December 23, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–31788 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:35 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO0.SGM 30DEO0 OB#1.EPS</GPH> Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESIDENTIAL DOCS Billing code 7515–01–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-31788]




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Federal Register / Vol. 81 , No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / 
Presidential Documents

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                Memorandum of December 23, 2016

                
 Designation of Officers of the National Archives 
                and Records Administration to Act as Archivist of the 
                United States

                Memorandum for the Archivist of the United States

                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 the 
                limitations set forth in the Act, the following 
                officials of the National Archives and Records 
                Administration, in the order listed, shall act as and 
                perform the functions and duties of the office of the 
                Archivist of the United States (Archivist), during any 
                period in which both the Archivist and the Deputy 
                Archivist have died, resigned, or otherwise become 
                unable to perform the functions and duties of the 
                office of the Archivist:

                    (a) Chief Operating Officer;
                    (b) Chief of Management and Administration;
                    (c) Executive for Agency Services;
                    (d) Director, National Personnel Records Center; 
                and
                    (e) Director, George Bush Presidential Library and 
                Museum.

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

                    (b) No individual listed in section 1(a)-(e) of 
                this memorandum shall act as Archivist 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 
                memorandum, the President retains discretion, to the 
                extent permitted by law, to depart from this memorandum 
                in designating an acting Archivist.

                Sec. 3. Prior Memorandum Revoked. The Memorandum for 
                the Archivist of the United States of May 21, 2012 
                (Designation of Officers of the National Archives and 
                Records Administration) is hereby revoked.

                Sec. 4. Judicial Review. 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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                Sec. 5. Publication. You are authorized and directed to 
                publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    Washington, December 23, 2016

[FR Doc. 2016-31788
Filed 12-29-16; 8:45 am]
Billing code 7515-01-P