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Date: January 13, 1999
Sunset Review: January 13, 2004
SUBJECT: Designation of Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Treasury

By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by 31 U.S.C. 321(b), 44 U.S.C. 3506, and sections 5125 and 5131 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (Division E of Pub. Law 104-106), it is hereby ordered that:
1. The Deputy Assistant Secretary (Information Systems) is designated as the Chief Information Officer of the Department.
2. The Chief Information Officer shall carry out:
a. The general responsibilities and the duties specified in sections 5125(b) and (c) of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (40 U.S.C. 1425 (b) and (c));
b. The responsibilities of the Department under chapter 35 of title 44, U.S.C., titled "Coordination of Federal Information Policy"; and
c. The Chief Information Officer management responsibilities designated in Executive Order 13011, dated July 16, 1996.
3. The Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer may assign to the Chief Information Officer other functions and responsibilities which are not inconsistent with paragraph 2.
4. Pursuant to section 5131(c) of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (40 U.S.C. 1441(c)), I redelegate to the Chief Information Officer the authority to waive compulsory and binding Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) which has been delegated to the Secretary of the Treasury by the Secretary of Commerce. Any such waiver by the Chief Information Officer shall be made in conformity with the criteria and requirements for a waiver in: (a) section 5131; and (b) applicable issuances of the Department of Commerce. This authority may not be redelegated by the Chief Information Officer.
5. The Chief Information Officer shall have direct access to the Secretary with respect to matters within paragraph 2.b.
6. CANCELLATION. Treasury Order 102-10, "Delegation of Authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary (Information Systems)," dated September 29, 1994.
Robert E. Rubin
Secretary of the Treasury
OPI: DAS (Information Systems) and CIO
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