38 U.S. Code § 303 - Secretary of Veterans Affairs
There is a Secretary of Veterans Affairs, who is the head of the Department and is appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Secretary is responsible for the proper execution and administration of all laws administered by the Department and for the control, direction, and management of the Department.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 210(a), (b)(1) of this title and in second and third sentences of section 2 of Pub. L. 100–527, known as the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–83, §§ 2(a), 3(1).
[For definition of “joint explanatory statement accompanying this Act” as used in section 258 of div. A of Pub. L. 114–223, set out above, see section 6 of Pub. L. 114–223, Sept. 29, 2016, 130 Stat. 858.]
Pub. L. 100–322, title I, § 123, May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 504, as amended by Pub. L. 102–83, § 6(j)(2), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 409; Pub. L. 102–531, title III, § 312(c), Oct. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 3504, provided that:
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