Office of the Attorney General October 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Conforming Justice Department Regulations to the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998
Document Number: 2016-25464
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-10-21
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
This final rule amends the Department of Justice (DOJ) organizational regulations to remove authority from United States Attorneys (USAs) to designate any Assistant United States Attorney as Acting United States Attorney. The Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 governs designations of Acting USAs. The removal of authority from USAs is designed to bring DOJ's organizational regulations in compliance with the Act.