17 CFR 200.13 - Chief Operating Officer.
(a) The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for developing and executing the overall management policies of the Commission for all its operating divisions and staff offices. The Chief Operating Officer also provides executive direction to, and exercises administrative control over, the Office of Human Resources, the Office of Administrative Services, the Office of Financial Management, the Office of FOIA, Records Management, and Security, and the Office of Information Technology. In addition, the Chief Operating Officer implements the following statutes, regulations, and Executive orders, as well as those that the Chairman may designate:
(1) Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 ( 44 U.S.C. 3501et seq.).
(2) Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Program ( 15 U.S.C. 631et seq.).
(3) Government Printing and Binding Regulations, U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Printing (1977).
(5) Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 ( 31 U.S.C. 3512).
(6) National Security Information under Executive Order 12356 of April 6, 1982.
(7) Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 ( 31 U.S.C. 1101et seq.).
(8) Recommendations of the Report of the National Performance Review (September 1993).
(b) The Chief Operating Officer appoints personnel, reviews and approves policies and procedures, and assures appropriate resources to implement the programs set forth in paragraph (a) of this section, and authorizes and transmits reports required by them.
(c) The Chief Operating Officer also designates certifying officers for agency payments.
(d) The Chief Operating Officer shall be responsible for:
(1) Implementing the goals of the President and the Chairman and the mission of the Commission;
(2) Providing overall organizational management to improve agency performance;
(3) Assisting the Chairman in promoting ongoing quality improvement, developing strategic plans, and measuring results;
(4) Directing ongoing reengineering of the Commission's administrative processes;
(e) Overseeing Commission-specific application of performance measures, procurement reforms, personnel reductions, financial management improvements, telecommunications and information technology policies, and other government-wide systems reforms adopted as a result of the recommendations of the National Performance Review; and
(f) Reforming the Commission's management practices by incorporating the principles of the National Performance Review into day-to-day management.