Executive Order 11793

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Executive Order 11793 of July 10, 1974

Designation of Certain Officers of the Department of Agriculture to Act as Secretary of Agriculture

Under and by virtue of the authority vested in me be section 3347 of title 5 and section 301 of title 3 of the United States Code, and as President of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.

In case of the absence, sickness, resignation, or death of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Under Secretary of Agriculture, an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture or the General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture, in such order as the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time prescribe, shall act as Secretary of Agriculture. If no such order of succession is in effect at that time, they shall act as Secretary in the order in which they shall have taken office as Assistant Secretary or General Counsel.

Sec. 2.

Executive Order No. 10481 of August 15, 1953, entitled "Designation of Certain Officers of the Department of Agriculture to Act as Secretary of Agriculture", is hereby revoked.
Signature of Richard Nixon
Richard Nixon
The White House,
July 10, 1974.


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