Executive Order 12642
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 101(a) of the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (Public Law 99-410) ("the Act"), it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. The Secretary of Defense is hereby designated as the "Presidential designee" under Title I of the Act.
Sec. 2. In order to effectuate the purposes of the Act, the Secretary of Defense is hereby authorized to delegate any or all of the functions, responsibilities, powers, authority, or discretion devolving upon him in consequence of this Order to any person or persons within the Department of Defense.
The White House,
June 8, 1988.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 12:29 p.m., June 9, 1988]