Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Arts, 96335-96336 [2016-31801]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Presidential Documents 96335 Presidential Documents Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the National Endowment for the Arts Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts 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 Arts, in the order listed, shall act as the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts (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 the Chairperson: (a) Senior Deputy Chairman; (b) Deputy Chairman for Management and Budget; (c) Chief of Staff; and (d) Director of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs. 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. Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESIDENTIAL DOCS (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 13:37 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO2.SGM 30DEO2 96336 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Presidential Documents (b) You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register. THE WHITE HOUSE, Washington, December 23, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–31801 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:37 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO2.SGM 30DEO2 OB#1.EPS</GPH> Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESIDENTIAL DOCS Billing code 7537–01–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 96335-96336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31801]




                        Presidential Documents 



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

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                Memorandum of December 23, 2016

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

                Memorandum for the Chairperson of the National 
                Endowment for the Arts

                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 Arts, in 
                the order listed, shall act as the Chairperson of the 
                National Endowment for the Arts (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 the 
                Chairperson:

                    (a) Senior Deputy Chairman;
                    (b) Deputy Chairman for Management and Budget;
                    (c) Chief of Staff; and
                    (d) Director of Strategic Communications and Public 
                Affairs.

                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, December 23, 2016

[FR Doc. 2016-31801
Filed 12-29-16; 8:45 am]
Billing code 7537-01-P