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Executive Order 13051

Issued by William J. Clinton on Tuesday 24 June 1997


Internal Revenue Service Management Board

Federal Register, Volume 62 Issue 123 (Thursday, June 26, 1997)

[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 123 (Thursday, June 26, 1997)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 34609-34610]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-16957]



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Part VIII





The President





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Executive Order 13051--Internal Revenue Service Management Board


                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 62, No. 123 / Thursday, June 26, 1997 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 13051 of June 24, 1997

                
Internal Revenue Service Management Board

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including 31 U.S.C. 301 and 26 U.S.C. 7801(a), 
                and in order to establish a permanent oversight board 
                to assist the Secretary of the Treasury (``Secretary'') 
                in ensuring effective management of the Internal 
                Revenue Service, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Establishment. (a) There is hereby 
                established within the Department of the Treasury the 
                Internal Revenue Service Management Board (``Board'').

                    (b) The Board shall consist of:

                (1) the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, who shall 
                serve as Chair of the Board;

                (2) the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 
                (Management) and the Chief Financial Officer, who shall 
                serve as Vice Chairs;

                (3) the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Tax 
                Policy);

                (4) the Under Secretary of the Treasury (Enforcement);

                (5) the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 
                (Departmental Finance and Management);

                (6) the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 
                (Information Systems)/Chief Information Officer;

                (7) the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury 
                (Legislative Affairs and Public Liaison);

                (8) the General Counsel for the Department of the 
                Treasury;

                (9) the Director, Office of Security, Department of the 
                Treasury;

                (10) the Senior Procurement Executive for the 
                Department of the Treasury;

                (11) the Commissioner of Internal Revenue;

                (12) the Deputy Commissioner of Internal Revenue;

                (13) the Associate Commissioner of Internal Revenue for 
                Modernization/Chief Information Officer of the Internal 
                Revenue Service;

                (14) the Deputy Director for Management, Office of 
                Management and Budget;

                (15) the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, 
                Office of Management and Budget;

                (16) a representative of the Office of the Vice 
                President designated by the Vice President;

                (17) a representative of the Office of Management and 
                Budget designated by the Director of such office;

                (18) a representative of the Office of Personnel 
                Management designated by the Director of such office;

                (19) representatives of such other Government agencies 
                as may be determined from time to time by the Secretary 
                of the Treasury, designated by the head of such agency; 
                and

                (20) such other officers or employees of the Department 
                of the Treasury as may be designated by the Secretary.

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                    (c) A member of the Board described in paragraphs 
                (16) through (20) of subsection (b) may be removed by 
                the official who designated such member.
                    (d) The Board may seek the views, consistent with 
                18 U.S.C. 205, of Internal Revenue Service employee 
                representatives on matters considered by the Board 
                under section 3 of this order.

                Sec. 2. Structure. There shall be an Executive 
                Committee of the full Board, the members of which shall 
                be appointed by the Secretary.

                Sec. 3. Functions. (a) The Board shall directly support 
                the Secretary's oversight of the management and 
                operation of the Internal Revenue Service. This 
                includes:

                    (1) working through the Deputy Secretary, assisting 
                the Secretary on the full range of high-level 
                management issues and concerns affecting the Internal 
                Revenue Service, particularly those that have a 
                significant impact on operations, modernization, and 
                customer service.

                    (2) acting through the Executive Committee, serving 
                as the primary review for strategic decisions 
                concerning modernization of the Internal Revenue 
                Service, including modernization direction, strategy, 
                significant reorganization plans, performance metrics, 
                budgetary issues, major capital investments, and 
                compensation of personnel.

                    (b) The Board shall meet at least monthly and shall 
                prescribe such bylaws or procedures as the Board deems 
                appropriate.
                    (c) The Board shall prepare semiannual reports to 
                the President and to the Congress, which shall be 
                transmitted by the Secretary of the Treasury.

                Sec. 4. Administration. To the extent permitted by law 
                and subject to the availability of appropriations, the 
                Secretary shall provide the Board administrative 
                services, facilities, staff, and such other financial 
                support services as may be necessary for the 
                performance of its functions under this order.

                Sec. 5. Judicial Review. This order is intended only to 
                improve the internal management of the Internal Revenue 
                Service and is not intended, and shall not be 
                construed, to create any right or benefit, substantive 
                or procedural, enforceable at law by a party against 
                the United States, its agencies, its officers, or its 
                employees.

                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    June 24, 1997.

[FR Doc. 97-16957
Filed 6-25-97; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3195-01-P


Citation: 62 FR 34609
 

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