6 U.S. Code § 341 - Under Secretary for Management
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(a) In general
The Under Secretary for Management shall serve as the Chief Management Officer and principal advisor to the Secretary on matters related to the management of the Department, including management integration and transformation in support of homeland security operations and programs. The Secretary, acting through the Under Secretary for Management, shall be responsible for the management and administration of the Department, including the following:
(6) Security for personnel, information technology and communications systems, facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources.
(7) Strategic management planning and annual performance planning and identification and tracking of performance measures relating to the responsibilities of the Department.
(9) The management integration and transformation process, as well as the transition process, to ensure an efficient and orderly consolidation of functions and personnel in the Department and transition, including—
(10) The conduct of internal audits and management analyses of the programs and activities of the Department.
(1) In general
In addition to the responsibilities described in subsection (a) of this section, the Under Secretary for Management shall be responsible for the following:
(A) Maintenance of all immigration statistical information of the Bureau of Border Security and the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services. Such statistical information shall include information and statistics of the type contained in the publication entitled “Statistical Yearbook of the Immigration and Naturalization Service” prepared by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (as in effect immediately before the date on which the transfer of functions specified under section 251 of this title takes effect), including region-by-region statistics on the aggregate number of applications and petitions filed by an alien (or filed on behalf of an alien) and denied by such bureau, and the reasons for such denials, disaggregated by category of denial and application or petition type.
(2) Transfer of functions
In accordance with subchapter XII of this chapter, there shall be transferred to the Under Secretary for Management all functions performed immediately before such transfer occurs by the Statistics Branch of the Office of Policy and Planning of the Immigration and Naturalization Service with respect to the following programs:
(c) Appointment and evaluation
The Under Secretary for Management shall—
(1) be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, from among persons who have—
(2) enter into an annual performance agreement with the Secretary that shall set forth measurable individual and organizational goals; and
Source(Pub. L. 107–296, title VII, § 701,Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2218; Pub. L. 110–53, title XXIV, § 2405(a), (b),Aug. 3, 2007, 121 Stat. 548.)
2007—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–53, § 2405(a)(1), inserted in introductory provisions “The Under Secretary for Management shall serve as the Chief Management Officer and principal advisor to the Secretary on matters related to the management of the Department, including management integration and transformation in support of homeland security operations and programs.”
Subsec. (a)(7). Pub. L. 110–53, § 2405(a)(2), added par. (7) and struck out former par. (7) which read as follows: “Identification and tracking of performance measures relating to the responsibilities of the Department.”
Subsec. (a)(9). Pub. L. 110–53, § 2405(a)(3), added par. (9) and struck out former par. (9) which read as follows: “The transition and reorganization process, to ensure an efficient and orderly transfer of functions and personnel to the Department, including the development of a transition plan.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–53, § 2405(b), added subsec. (c).
Change of Name
Bureau of Border Security, referred to in subsec. (b)(1)(A), changed to Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement by Reorganization Plan Modification for the Department of Homeland Security, eff. Mar. 1, 2003, H. Doc. No. 108–32, 108th Congress, 1st Session, set out as a note under section 542 of this title.
Deadline for Appointment; Incumbent
“(1) Deadline for appointment.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 3, 2007], the Secretary of Homeland Security shall name an individual who meets the qualifications of section 701 of the Homeland Security Act (6 U.S.C. 341), as amended by subsections (a) and (b), to serve as the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management. The Secretary may submit the name of the individual who serves in the position of Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management on the date of enactment of this Act together with a statement that informs the Congress that the individual meets the qualifications of such section as so amended.
“(2) Incumbent.—The incumbent serving as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management on November 4, 2008, is authorized to continue serving in that position until a successor is confirmed, to ensure continuity in the management functions of the Department.”