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

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 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]

    DHS Issues Delegation Vesting Authority in the Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans to Act on Final Rules, Regulations, and Other Matters
  2. Effective Date

    January 12, 2021

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Enforcement Humanitarian
Agencies Affected: DHS

Associated or Derivative Policies

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