Skip to main content

DHS issues delegation vesting authority in Secretary Wolf to act on final rules, regulations, and other matters

  1. Date Announced

    Jan. 12, 2021

    DHS Acting Secretary Peter T. Gaynor issued a delegation vesting Chad Wolf, Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans, the following authority of the Secretary:

    • To review, approve or disapprove, and sign any regulatory action, including proposed rules, final rules, and significant notices, and to ratify any prior regulatory actions of the Department of Homeland Security.
    • To approve waivers of laws, regulations, and other legal requirements to ensure expeditious construction of border barriers and roads.
    • To establish and issue written documents, including but not limited to guidance documents, bulletins, and manuals, furthering policy goals.

    [ID #1299]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    Jan. 12, 2021
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement Humanitarian
Agencies Affected: DHS

  1. Associated or Derivative Policies

We require registration to leave feedback. You may either:

  • Sign in with your current user name and password.

  • Register if you don't have a user name and password.