DATE:  July 25, 1990
SUBJECT:    Legislative Procedures
By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury, including the authority in 31 U.S.C. 321(b), it is hereby ordered that:
1.  Draft legislation, proposed Executive Orders, legislative reports, legislative comments, legislative programs, and congressional testimony prepared within the Departmental Offices or Treasury bureaus that express the official views of the Department or any office or bureau shall, consistent with law, be reviewed and coordinated within the Department prior to transmittal to the Congress, Office of Management and Budget, any other agency or department of the Federal Government or otherwise being made public.
2.  The Assistant Secretary (Policy Management), with the concurrence of the General Counsel, the Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), the Assistant Secretary (Management) and the Assistant Secretary (Legislative Affairs), shall establish procedures and assign responsibilities to govern the Departmental review and coordination of such transmittals.
3.  Nothing in this Order shall be construed to interfere with the authority of the Assistant Secretary (Legislative Affairs) to conduct the Department's congressional relations program pursuant to Treasury Order (TO) 109-01, "Authority for Congressional Relations Activities," or the functions of the General Counsel relating to legislation under TO 107-04, "The General Counsel," or with the role of the Assistant Secretary (Management) to coordinate all reports flowing from requirements imposed through the appropriations process.
4.  This Order applies, without exception, to all offices and bureaus of the Department.
                                    John E. Robson
                                    Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
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