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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]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

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

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