Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social Security Administration, 96337-96338 [2016-31811]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Presidential Documents 96337 Presidential Documents Memorandum of December 23, 2016 Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social Security Administration Memorandum for the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration 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, 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 Social Security Administration, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Commissioner of Social Security (Commissioner), during any period in which both the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Social Security have died, resigned, or become otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Commissioner: (a) Deputy Commissioner for Operations; (b) Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, Quality, and Management; (c) Deputy Commissioner for Systems; (d) Regional Commissioner, Atlanta; (e) Regional Commissioner, Dallas; (f) Regional Commissioner, San Francisco; and (g) Regional Commissioner, Chicago. Sec. 2. Exceptions. (a) No individual who is serving in an office listed in section 1 of this memorandum in an acting capacity, by virtue of so serving, shall act as Commissioner pursuant to this memorandum. (b) No individual listed in section 1 of this memorandum shall act as Commissioner 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 Commissioner. Sec. 3. Revocation. The memorandum of October 17, 2014 (Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social Security Administration), is hereby revoked. Sec. 4. 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 13:38 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO3.SGM 30DEO3 96338 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. 2016–31811 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:38 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4790 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\30DEO3.SGM 30DEO3 OB#1.EPS</GPH> Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with PRESIDENTIAL DOCS Billing code 4191–02–P

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2016)]
[Presidential Documents]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31811]




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Federal Register / Vol. 81 , No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / 
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                Memorandum of December 23, 2016

                
Providing an Order of Succession Within the 
                Social Security Administration

                Memorandum for the Commissioner of the Social Security 
                Administration

                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, 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 Social Security Administration, in the 
                order listed, shall act as and perform the functions 
                and duties of the office of the Commissioner of Social 
                Security (Commissioner), during any period in which 
                both the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of Social 
                Security have died, resigned, or become otherwise 
                unable to perform the functions and duties of the 
                office of Commissioner:

                    (a) Deputy Commissioner for Operations;
                    (b) Deputy Commissioner for Budget, Finance, 
                Quality, and Management;
                    (c) Deputy Commissioner for Systems;
                    (d) Regional Commissioner, Atlanta;
                    (e) Regional Commissioner, Dallas;
                    (f) Regional Commissioner, San Francisco; and
                    (g) Regional Commissioner, Chicago.

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

                    (b) No individual listed in section 1 of this 
                memorandum shall act as Commissioner 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 Commissioner.

                Sec. 3. Revocation. The memorandum of October 17, 2014 
                (Providing an Order of Succession Within the Social 
                Security Administration), is hereby revoked.

                Sec. 4. 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. 2016-31811
Filed 12-29-16; 8:45 am]
Billing code 4191-02-P