Effective Date: December 28, 2001
|Responsible Office: Office of the Administrator|
|Subject: Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Health and Human Services|
Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Health and Human Services By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq., it is hereby ordered that:
Section 1. Subject to the provisions of section 3 of this order, the officers named in section 2, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) during any period when both the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services (Deputy Secretary) have died, resigned, or become otherwise unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Secretary.
Sec. 2. Order of Succession.
Sec. 3. Exceptions.
/s/George W. Bush
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