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Title 7Subtitle APart 1Subpart K → §1.219


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 1—ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS
Subpart K—Appearance of USDA Employees as Witnesses in Judicial or Administrative Proceedings


§1.219   Delegations.

(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (b), (c), or (d) of this section, the head of a USDA agency may delegate his or her responsibilities under this subpart, including the requirement to be notified of the receipt of a subpoena as provided in §§1.214(a) and 1.216(a) of this part, to employees of his or her agency as follows:

(1) In the National office of the agency, to a level no lower than two levels below the agency head;

(2) In a field component of an agency, to a level no lower than the official who heads a state office.

(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this section, the Chief of the Forest Service may delegate his responsibilities under this subpart as follows:

(1) In the National office of the Forest Service, to a level no lower than a Deputy Chief of the Forest Service;

(2) In a field component of the Forest Service, to a level no lower than a Regional Forester or Station Director.

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this section, the General Counsel may delegate his responsibilities under this subpart as follows:

(1) In the National office of the Office of the General Counsel, to a level no lower than an Assistant General Counsel;

(2) In the field component of the Office of the General Counsel, to Regional Attorneys who may redelegate their responsibilities to Associate Regional Attorneys and Assistant Regional Attorneys who report to them.

(d) The responsibilities assigned to heads of agencies and to Assistant and Under Secretaries in §1.214(b)(2) of this part may not be redelegated.

[58 FR 62495, Nov. 29, 1993; 58 FR 64353, Dec. 6, 1993]

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