The President shall designate a single Federal office to have responsibility for performing the functions of the President under this subchapter, other than under sections
98h–4 of this title. The office designated shall be one to which appointment is made by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(b) Title of designated officer
The individual holding the office designated by the President under subsection (a) of this section shall be known for purposes of functions under this subchapter as the “National Defense Stockpile Manager”.
(c) Delegation of functions
The President may delegate functions of the President under this subchapter (other than under sections
98h–4 of this title) only to the National Defense Stockpile Manager. Any such delegation made by the President shall remain in effect until specifically revoked by law or Executive order. The President may not delegate functions of the President under sections
98h–4 of this title.
1991—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–190struck out subsec. (d) which read as follows: “During any period during which there is no officer appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, serving in the position designated by the President under subsection (a) of this section or during which the authority of the President under this subchapter (other than under sections
98h–4 of this title) has not been delegated to that position, no action may be taken under section
98e(a)(6) of this title.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–189, § 3313(b)(1), (2), substituted “sections
98h–4” for “sections
98h–4” and inserted at end “The President may not delegate functions of the President under sections
98h–4 of this title.” after “Executive order.”
1987—Pub. L. 100–180amended section generally, revising and restating provisions of subsecs. (a) and (b) and adding subsecs. (c) and (d).
Section 3203(c) ofPub. L. 100–180provided that: “Unless otherwise directed by the President under section
6A [renumbered § 16] of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act [this section], as amended by subsection (a), the designation of a National Defense Stockpile Manager in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 4, 1987] shall remain in effect until the individual so designated ceases to hold the office held by the individual at the time of the designation.”
Designation of National Defense Stockpile Manager; Delegation of Functions
The Secretary of Defense was designated National Defense Stockpile Manager and functions of the President under this section were delegated to the Secretary of Defense by section 1 of Ex. Ord. No. 12636, Feb. 25, 1988, 53 F.R. 6114, set out under section
98 of this title.
Deadline for Designation of Manager
Section 3202(b) ofPub. L. 99–661directed President, not later than Feb. 15, 1987, to designate an official as National Defense Stockpile Manager, as required by this section.
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