EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13370
Effective Date: January 19, 2005

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer/Comptroller
Subject: Providing and Order of Succession in OMB

Providing an Order of Succession in the Office of
 
                ©MDBUî*ERR01*©MDNMîManagement and Budget

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America and pursuant to the Federal Vacancies Reform 
                Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq., it is hereby 
                ordered that:

                Section 1. During any period when the Director of the 
                Office of Management and Budget (Director) and the 
                Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
                (Deputy Director) have died, resigned, or otherwise 
                become unable to perform the functions and duties of 
                the office of Director, the following officers of the 
                Office of Management and Budget, in the order listed, 
                shall perform the functions and duties of the office of 
                Director, if they are eligible to act as Director under 
                the provisions of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 
                1998, until such time as at least one of the officers 
                mentioned above is able to perform the functions and 
                duties of the office of Director:

                    Deputy Director for Management;
                    Executive Associate Director;
                    Associate Director (National Security Programs);
                    Associate Director (General Government Programs);
                    Associate Director (Human Resource Programs);
                    Associate Director (Natural Resource Programs);
                    General Counsel;
                    Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy;
                    Administrator of the Office of Information and 
                Regulatory Affairs;
                    Controller, Office of Federal Financial Management; 
                and
                    Administrator of the Office of Electronic 
                Government.

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

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                    (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of this order, 
                the President retains discretion, to the extent 
                permitted by law, to depart from this order in 
                designating an acting Director.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

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