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10 USC CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec.

8011. Organization.

8012. Department of the Air Force: seal.

8013. Secretary of the Air Force.

8014. Office of the Secretary of the Air Force.

8015. Under Secretary of the Air Force.

8016. Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force.

8017. Secretary of the Air Force: successors to duties.

8018. Administrative Assistant.

8019. General Counsel.

8020. Inspector General.

8021. Air Force Reserve Forces Policy Committee.

8022. Financial management.

8023. Chief of Legislative Liaison.

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V, Sec. 504(e)(1)(B), Dec.

2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2532, added item 8023.

1988 - Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title VII, Sec. 702(c)(3), Sept.

29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1996, added item 8022.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(b), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1060, amended analysis generally, substituting items 8011 to

8021 for former items 8010 to 8019.

1967 - Pub. L. 90-168, Sec. 2(20), Dec. 1, 1967, 81 Stat. 525,

added item 8019.

1964 - Pub. L. 88-426, title III, Sec. 305(40)(B), 306(j)(8),

Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 427, 432, struck out ''; compensation''

from item 8012, and struck out item 8018 ''Compensation of General

Counsel''.

1962 - Pub. L. 87-651, title II, Sec. 213(b), Sept. 7, 1962, 76

Stat. 524, added item 8010.

1958 - Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 1(154)(B), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat.

1513, added item 8018.

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10 USC Sec. 8010 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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(Sec. 8010. Renumbered Sec. 8011)

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10 USC Sec. 8011 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8011. Organization

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The Department of the Air Force is separately organized under the

Secretary of the Air Force. It operates under the authority,

direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense.

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(Added Pub. L. 87-651, title II, Sec. 213(a), Sept. 7, 1962, 76

Stat. 524, Sec. 8010; renumbered Sec. 8011, Pub. L. 99-433, title

V, Sec. 521(a)(1), Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1055.)

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8010 5:171a(c)(7) (1st July 26, 1947, ch.

sentence, as 343, Sec. 202(c)(7)

applicable to (1st sentence as

Department of Air applicable to

Force). Department of Air

Force); added Aug.

6, 1958, Pub. L. 85-

599, Sec. 3(a) (1st

sentence of 8th

par., as applicable

to Department of

Air Force), 72

Stat. 516.

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The word ''operates'' is substituted for the words ''shall

function''.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8011 was renumbered section 8012 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 8012 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

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Sec. 8012. Department of the Air Force: seal

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The Secretary of the Air Force shall have a seal for the

Department of the Air Force. The design of the seal must be

approved by the President. Judicial notice shall be taken of the

seal.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 488, Sec. 8011; renumbered Sec.

8012, Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(1), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1055.)

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8011 5:626(g). July 26, 1947, ch.

343, Sec. 207(g),

61 Stat 503.

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The words ''of office'' are omitted as surplusage. The words ''a

design'' are substituted for the words ''such device''.

PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8012 was renumbered section 8013 of this title

and subsequently repealed.

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EX. ORD. NO. 9902. SEAL FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

Ex. Ord. No. 9902, Nov. 1, 1947, 12 F.R. 7153, provided:

WHEREAS section 207(g) of the National Security Act of 1947,

approved July 26, 1947 (Public Law 253, 80th Congress 1st Session)

provides, in part, that the Secretary of the Air Force shall cause

a seal of office to be made for the Department of the Air Force of

such device as the President shall approve; and

WHEREAS the Secretary of the Air Force has caused to be made and

has recommended that I approve a seal the design of which

accompanies and is hereby made a part of this order, and which is

described in heraldic terms as follows:

SHIELD: Per fess nebuly abased azure and argent, in chief a

thunderbolt or inflamed proper.

CREST: On a wreath argent and azure an American bald eagle, wings

displayed and partially elevated proper in front of a cloud argent.

Encircling the shield and crest an arc of thirteen stars and

below the shield the inscription ''MCMXLVII''.

On a band encircling the whole the inscriptions ''Department of

the Air Force'' and ''United States of America.''

When illustrating the seal in color the background shall be

ultramarine blue, the shield a light blue and white, and the

thunderbolt in gold with flames in natural color. The twists of

the wreath shall be alternated white and blue, and the eagle shall

be in natural color in front of a white cloud. The thirteen stars

shall be white, and the Roman numerals shall be gold. The

encircling band shall be white edged in gold with black letters.

AND WHEREAS it appears that such seal is of suitable design and

is appropriate for establishment as the official seal of the

Department of the Air Force:

NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested

in me by the said section 207(g) of the National Security Act of

1947, I hereby approve such seal as the official seal of the

Department of the Air Force. Harry S. Truman.

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10 USC Sec. 8013 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8013. Secretary of the Air Force

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(a)(1) There is a Secretary of the Air Force, appointed from

civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent

of the Senate. The Secretary is the head of the Department of the

Air Force.

(2) A person may not be appointed as Secretary of the Air Force

within five years after relief from active duty as a commissioned

officer of a regular component of an armed force.

(b) Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the

Secretary of Defense and subject to the provisions of chapter 6 of

this title, the Secretary of the Air Force is responsible for, and

has the authority necessary to conduct, all affairs of the

Department of the Air Force, including the following functions:

(1) Recruiting.

(2) Organizing.

(3) Supplying.

(4) Equipping (including research and development).

(5) Training.

(6) Servicing.

(7) Mobilizing.

(8) Demobilizing.

(9) Administering (including the morale and welfare of

personnel).

(10) Maintaining.

(11) The construction, outfitting, and repair of military

equipment.

(12) The construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings,

structures, and utilities and the acquisition of real property

and interests in real property necessary to carry out the

responsibilities specified in this section.

(c) Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the

Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Air Force is also

responsible to the Secretary of Defense for -

(1) the functioning and efficiency of the Department of the Air

Force;

(2) the formulation of policies and programs by the Department

of the Air Force that are fully consistent with national security

objectives and policies established by the President or the

Secretary of Defense;

(3) the effective and timely implementation of policy, program,

and budget decisions and instructions of the President or the

Secretary of Defense relating to the functions of the Department

of the Air Force;

(4) carrying out the functions of the Department of the Air

Force so as to fulfill (to the maximum extent practicable) the

current and future operational requirements of the unified and

specified combatant commands;

(5) effective cooperation and coordination between the

Department of the Air Force and the other military departments

and agencies of the Department of Defense to provide for more

effective, efficient, and economical administration and to

eliminate duplication;

(6) the presentation and justification of the positions of the

Department of the Air Force on the plans, programs, and policies

of the Department of Defense; and

(7) the effective supervision and control of the intelligence

activities of the Department of the Air Force.

(d) The Secretary of the Air Force is also responsible for such

other activities as may be prescribed by law or by the President or

Secretary of Defense.

(e) After first informing the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary

of the Air Force may make such recommendations to Congress relating

to the Department of Defense as he considers appropriate.

(f) The Secretary of the Air Force may assign such of his

functions, powers, and duties as he considers appropriate to the

Under Secretary of the Air Force and to the Assistant Secretaries

of the Air Force. Officers of the Air Force shall, as directed by

the Secretary, report on any matter to the Secretary, the Under

Secretary, or any Assistant Secretary.

(g) The Secretary of the Air Force may -

(1) assign, detail, and prescribe the duties of members of the

Air Force and civilian personnel of the Department of the Air

Force;

(2) change the title of any officer or activity of the

Department of the Air Force not prescribed by law; and

(3) prescribe regulations to carry out his functions, powers,

and duties under this title.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(3), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1055; amended Pub. L. 99-661, div. A, title V, Sec. 534,

Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3873.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8013, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat.

488, Sec. 8012; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 1(152), 72

Stat. 1513; Sept. 7, 1962, Pub. L. 87-651, title II, Sec. 211, 76

Stat. 524; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88-426, title III, Sec. 305(7),

306(j)(7), 78 Stat. 423, 432; renumbered Sec. 8013, Oct. 1, 1986,

Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(1), 100 Stat. 1055, related to

Secretary of the Air Force, powers and duties, and delegations,

prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99-433, Sec. 521(a)(3).

Another prior section 8013 was renumbered section 8014 of this

title and subsequently repealed.

AMENDMENTS

1986 - Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 99-661 substituted ''five years''

for ''10 years''.

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of Defense, see Ex. Ord. No. 13000,

Apr. 24, 1996, 61 F.R. 18483, set out as a note under section 3345

of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of the Air Force, see Ex. Ord. No.

12909, Apr. 22, 1994, 59 F.R. 21909, set out as a note under

section 3345 of Title 5.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 162, 8033, 10174 of this

title.

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10 USC Sec. 8014 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8014. Office of the Secretary of the Air Force

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(a) There is in the Department of the Air Force an Office of the

Secretary of the Air Force. The function of the Office is to assist

the Secretary of the Air Force in carrying out his

responsibilities.

(b) The Office of the Secretary of the Air Force is composed of

the following:

(1) The Under Secretary of the Air Force.

(2) The Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force.

(3) The General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force.

(4) The Inspector General of the Air Force.

(5) The Chief of Legislative Liaison.

(6) The Air Reserve Forces Policy Committee.

(7) Such other offices and officials as may be established by

law or as the Secretary of the Air Force may establish or

designate.

(c)(1) The Office of the Secretary of the Air Force shall have

sole responsibility within the Office of the Secretary and the Air

Staff for the following functions:

(A) Acquisition.

(B) Auditing.

(C) Comptroller (including financial management).

(D) Information management.

(E) Inspector General.

(F) Legislative affairs.

(G) Public affairs.

(2) The Secretary of the Air Force shall establish or designate a

single office or other entity within the Office of the Secretary of

the Air Force to conduct each function specified in paragraph (1).

No office or other entity may be established or designated within

the Air Staff to conduct any of the functions specified in

paragraph (1).

(3) The Secretary shall prescribe the relationship of each office

or other entity established or designated under paragraph (2) to

the Chief of Staff and to the Air Staff and shall ensure that each

such office or entity provides the Chief of Staff such staff

support as the Chief of Staff considers necessary to perform his

duties and responsibilities.

(4) The vesting in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force

of the responsibility for the conduct of a function specified in

paragraph (1) does not preclude other elements of the executive

part of the Department of the Air Force (including the Air Staff)

from providing advice or assistance to the Chief of Staff or

otherwise participating in that function within the executive part

of the Department under the direction of the office assigned

responsibility for that function in the Office of the Secretary of

the Air Force.

(5) The head of the office or other entity established or

designated by the Secretary to conduct the auditing function shall

have at least five years of professional experience in accounting

or auditing. The position shall be considered to be a career

reserved position as defined in section 3132(a)(8) of title 5.

(d)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Office of the Secretary of

the Air Force shall have sole responsibility within the Office of

the Secretary and the Air Staff for the function of research and

development.

(2) The Secretary of the Air Force may assign to the Air Staff

responsibility for those aspects of the function of research and

development that relate to military requirements and test and

evaluation.

(3) The Secretary shall establish or designate a single office or

other entity within the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force to

conduct the function specified in paragraph (1).

(4) The Secretary shall prescribe the relationship of the office

or other entity established or designated under paragraph (3) to

the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and to the Air Staff and shall

ensure that each such office or entity provides the Chief of Staff

such staff support as the Chief of Staff considers necessary to

perform his duties and responsibilities.

(e) The Secretary of the Air Force shall ensure that the Office

of the Secretary of the Air Force and the Air Staff do not

duplicate specific functions for which the Secretary has assigned

responsibility to the other.

(f)(1) The total number of members of the armed forces and

civilian employees of the Department of the Air Force assigned or

detailed to permanent duty in the Office of the Secretary of the

Air Force and on the Air Staff may not exceed 2,639.

(2) Not more than 1,585 officers of the Air Force on the

active-duty list may be assigned or detailed to permanent duty in

the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and on the Air Staff.

(3) The total number of general officers assigned or detailed to

permanent duty in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force and

on the Air Staff may not exceed 60.

(4) The limitations in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) do not apply

in time of war or during a national emergency declared by the

President or Congress. The limitation in paragraph (2) does not

apply whenever the President determines that it is in the national

interest to increase the number of officers assigned or detailed to

permanent duty in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force or

on the Air Staff.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(3), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1057; amended Pub. L. 100-180, div. A, title XIII, Sec.

1314(b)(7), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1175; Pub. L. 100-456, div. A,

title III, Sec. 325(c), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1955; Pub. L.

101-189, div. A, title VI, Sec. 652(a)(4), Nov. 29, 1989, 103

Stat. 1461; Pub. L. 107-107, div. A, title X, Sec. 1048(a)(29),

Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1225; Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V,

Sec. 504(e)(2), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2533.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8014, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat.

489, Sec. 8013; Aug. 6, 1958, Pub. L. 85-599, Sec. 8(c), 72 Stat.

520; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 1(153), 72 Stat. 1513;

Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88-426, title III, Sec. 305(8), 78 Stat.

423; Dec. 1, 1967, Pub. L. 90-168, Sec. 2(15), 81 Stat. 523; Nov.

9, 1979, Pub. L. 96-107, title VIII, Sec. 820(d), 93 Stat. 819;

renumbered Sec. 8014, Oct. 1, 1986, Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec.

521(a)(1), 100 Stat. 1055, related to Under Secretary and Assistant

Secretaries of the Air Force, appointment, and duties, prior to

repeal by Pub. L. 99-433, Sec. 521(a)(3).

Another prior section 8014 was renumbered section 8015 of this

title and subsequently repealed.

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Subsec. (b)(5) to (7). Pub. L. 107-314 added par. (5) and

redesignated former pars. (5) and (6) as (6) and (7), respectively.

2001 - Subsec. (f)(3). Pub. L. 107-107 substituted ''60'' for

''the number equal to 85 percent of the number of general officers

assigned or detailed to such duty on the date of the enactment of

this subsection''.

1989 - Subsec. (f)(5). Pub. L. 101-189 struck out par. (5) which

read as follows: ''The limitations in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3)

do not apply before October 1, 1988.''

1988 - Subsec. (c)(5). Pub. L. 100-456 added par. (5).

1987 - Subsec. (f)(4). Pub. L. 100-180 inserted ''the President

or'' after ''declared by''.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENT

Requirements of subsec. (c)(5) of this section applicable with

respect to any person appointed on or after Sept. 29, 1988, as head

of office or other entity designated for conducting auditing

function in a military department, see section 325(d)(1) of Pub. L.

100-456, set out as a note under section 5014 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Subsecs. (c) and (d) of this section to be implemented not later

than 180 days after Oct. 1, 1986, see section 532(a) of Pub. L.

99-433, set out as a note under section 3014 of this title.

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in sections 8023, 8032 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 8015 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8015. Under Secretary of the Air Force

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(a) There is an Under Secretary of the Air Force, appointed from

civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent

of the Senate.

(b) The Under Secretary shall perform such duties and exercise

such powers as the Secretary of the Air Force may prescribe.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(3), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1058.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 8013 of this title prior to enactment of Pub. L. 99-433.

A prior section 8015, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat.

489, Sec. 8014; renumbered Sec. 8015, Oct. 1, 1986, Pub. L. 99-433,

title V, Sec. 521(a)(1), 100 Stat. 1055, related to Comptroller and

Deputy Comptroller of the Air Force, powers and duties, and

appointment, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99-433, Sec. 521(a)(3).

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of Defense, see Ex. Ord. No. 13000,

Apr. 24, 1996, 61 F.R. 18483, set out as a note under section 3345

of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of the Air Force, see Ex. Ord. No.

12909, Apr. 22, 1994, 59 F.R. 21909, set out as a note under

section 3345 of Title 5.

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10 USC Sec. 8016 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8016. Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force

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(a) There are four Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force. They

shall be appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with

the advice and consent of the Senate.

(b)(1) The Assistant Secretaries shall perform such duties and

exercise such powers as the Secretary of the Air Force may

prescribe.

(2) One of the Assistant Secretaries shall be the Assistant

Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. He

shall have as his principal duty the overall supervision of

manpower and reserve component affairs of the Department of the Air

Force.

(3) One of the Assistant Secretaries shall be the Assistant

Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management. The Assistant

Secretary shall have as his principal responsibility the exercise

of the comptroller functions of the Department of the Air Force,

including financial management functions. The Assistant Secretary

shall be responsible for all financial management activities and

operations of the Department of the Air Force and shall advise the

Secretary of the Air Force on financial management.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(3), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1058; amended Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title VII, Sec.

702(c)((1)), (d), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1995, 1996.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in

section 3013 of this title prior to enactment of Pub. L. 99-433.

AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100-456, Sec. 702(d), substituted

''four'' for ''three''.

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 100-456, Sec. 702(c)((1)), added par.

(3).

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENT

Section 702(e)(2) of Pub. L. 100-456 provided that: ''The

amendments made by subsections (c) and (d) (enacting section 8022

of this title and amending this section) shall take effect on July

1, 1989, except that such amendments shall take effect on such

earlier date, but not before January 21, 1989, as may be prescribed

by the President in advance by Executive order.''

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of Defense, see Ex. Ord. No. 13000,

Apr. 24, 1996, 61 F.R. 18483, set out as a note under section 3345

of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of the Air Force, see Ex. Ord. No.

12909, Apr. 22, 1994, 59 F.R. 21909, set out as a note under

section 3345 of Title 5.

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10 USC Sec. 8017 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8017. Secretary of the Air Force: successors to duties

-STATUTE-

If the Secretary of the Air Force dies, resigns, is removed from

office, is absent, or is disabled, the person who is highest on the

following list, and who is not absent or disabled, shall perform

the duties of the Secretary until the President, under section 3347

(FOOTNOTE 1) of title 5, directs another person to perform those

duties or until the absence or disability ceases:

(FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.

(1) The Under Secretary of the Air Force.

(2) The Assistant Secretaries of the Air Force, in the order

prescribed by the Secretary of the Air Force and approved by the

Secretary of Defense.

(3) The General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force.

(4) The Chief of Staff.

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(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 489; Pub. L. 89-718, Sec. 23,

Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1118; Pub. L. 90-235, Sec. 4(a)(9), Jan. 2,

1968, 81 Stat. 760; Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(4), Oct.

1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1058; Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title IX, Sec.

902(c), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2823.)

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8017(a) 8017(b) 5:626-1(b). 5:626- Sept. 19, 1951, ch.

1(c). 407, Sec. 102 (less

(a)), 65 Stat. 327.

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In subsection (a), the word ''person'' is substituted for the

words ''officer of the United States''. The words ''until a

successor is appointed'' are omitted as surplusage.

Subsection (b) is substituted for 5:626-1(c) and states the

effect of section 8544(b) of this title.

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

Section 3347 of title 5, referred to in text, was repealed and a

new section 3347 was enacted by Pub. L. 105-277, div. C, title I,

Sec. 151(b), Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681-611, and, as so enacted,

no longer contains provisions authorizing the President to direct

temporary successors to duties. See section 3345 of Title 5,

Government Organization and Employees.

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AMENDMENTS

1994 - Pars. (3), (4). Pub. L. 103-337 added par. (3) and

redesignated former par. (3) as (4).

1986 - Pub. L. 99-433 struck out subsec. (a) designation,

substituted in par. (2) '', in the order prescribed by the

Secretary of the Air Force and approved by the Secretary of

Defense'' for ''in order of their length of service as such'', and

struck out subsec. (b) which read as follows: ''Performance of the

duties of the Secretary by the Chief of Staff or any officer of the

Air Force designated under section 3347 of title 5 shall not be

considered as the holding of a civil office within the meaning of

section 973(b) of this title.''

1968 - Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 90-235 substituted ''section 973(b)

of this title'' for ''section 8544(b) of this title''.

1966 - Pub. L. 89-718 substituted ''section 3347 of title 5'' for

''section 6 of title 5'' wherever appearing.

ORDER OF SUCCESSION

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of Defense, see Ex. Ord. No. 13000,

Apr. 24, 1996, 61 F.R. 18483, set out as a note under section 3345

of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For order of succession in event of death, permanent disability,

or resignation of Secretary of the Air Force, see Ex. Ord. No.

12909, Apr. 22, 1994, 59 F.R. 21909, set out as a note under

section 3345 of Title 5.

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10 USC Sec. 8018 01/06/03

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TITLE 10 - ARMED FORCES

Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

-HEAD-

Sec. 8018. Administrative Assistant

-STATUTE-

The Secretary of the Air Force may appoint an Administrative

Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. The

Administrative Assistant shall perform such duties as the Secretary

may prescribe.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(5), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1059.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8018, added Pub. L. 85-861, Sec. 1(154)(A), Sept.

2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1513, prescribed compensation of General Counsel

of Department of the Air Force, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 88-426,

title III, Sec. 305(40)(A), Aug. 14, 1964, 78 Stat. 427, eff. first

day of first pay period beginning on or after July 1, 1964. See

section 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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10 USC Sec. 8019 01/06/03

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Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8019. General Counsel

-STATUTE-

(a) There is a General Counsel of the Department of the Air

Force, appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with

the advice and consent of the Senate.

(b) The General Counsel shall perform such functions as the

Secretary of the Air Force may prescribe.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(5), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1059; amended Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title VII, Sec.

703(a), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1996.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8019 was renumbered section 8038 of this title.

AMENDMENTS

1988 - Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100-456 inserted '', by and with the

advice and consent of the Senate'' before period at end.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 100-456 applicable to appointments made

under this section on and after Sept. 29, 1988, see section 703(c)

of Pub. L. 100-456, set out as a note under section 3019 of this

title.

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10 USC Sec. 8020 01/06/03

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Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8020. Inspector General

-STATUTE-

(a) There is an Inspector General of the Air Force who shall be

detailed to such position by the Secretary of the Air Force from

the general officers of the Air Force. An officer may not be

detailed to such position for a tour of duty of more than four

years, except that the Secretary may extend such a tour of duty if

he makes a special finding that the extension is necessary in the

public interest.

(b) When directed by the Secretary or the Chief of Staff, the

Inspector General shall -

(1) inquire into and report upon the discipline, efficiency,

and economy of the Air Force; and

(2) perform any other duties prescribed by the Secretary or the

Chief of Staff.

(c) The Inspector General shall periodically propose programs of

inspections to the Secretary of the Air Force and shall recommend

additional inspections and investigations as may appear

appropriate.

(d) The Inspector General shall cooperate fully with the

Inspector General of the Department of Defense in connection with

the performance of any duty or function by the Inspector General of

the Department of Defense under the Inspector General Act of 1978

(5 U.S.C. App. 3) regarding the Department of the Air Force.

(e) The Inspector General shall have such deputies and assistants

as the Secretary of the Air Force may prescribe. Each such deputy

and assistant shall be an officer detailed by the Secretary to that

position from the officers of the Air Force for a tour of duty of

not more than four years, under a procedure prescribed by the

Secretary.

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(Added Pub. L. 99-433, title V, Sec. 521(a)(5), Oct. 1, 1986, 100

Stat. 1059.)

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Inspector General Act of 1978, referred to in subsec. (d), is

Pub. L. 95-452, Oct. 12, 1978, 92 Stat. 1101, as amended, which is

set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and

Employees.

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10 USC Sec. 8021 01/06/03

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Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

-HEAD-

Sec. 8021. Air Force Reserve Forces Policy Committee

-STATUTE-

There is in the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force an Air

Force Reserve Forces Policy Committee. The functions, membership,

and organization of that committee are set forth in section 10305

of this title.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title XVI, Sec. 1661(b)(4)(B),

Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2982.)

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PRIOR PROVISIONS

A prior section 8021 was renumbered section 10305 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see

section 1691 of Pub. L. 103-337, set out as a note under section

10001 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 8022 01/06/03

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Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

-HEAD-

Sec. 8022. Financial management

-STATUTE-

(a) The Secretary of the Air Force shall provide that the

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management shall

direct and manage financial management activities and operations of

the Department of the Air Force, including ensuring that financial

management systems of the Department of the Air Force comply with

subsection (b). The authority of the Assistant Secretary for such

direction and management shall include the authority to -

(1) supervise and direct the preparation of budget estimates of

the Department of the Air Force and otherwise carry out, with

respect to the Department of the Air Force, the functions

specified for the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) in

section 135(c) of this title;

(2) approve and supervise any project to design or enhance a

financial management system for the Department of the Air Force;

and

(3) approve the establishment and supervise the operation of

any asset management system of the Department of the Air Force,

including -

(A) systems for cash management, credit management, and debt

collection; and

(B) systems for the accounting for the quantity, location,

and cost of property and inventory.

(b)(1) Financial management systems of the Department of the Air

Force (including accounting systems, internal control systems, and

financial reporting systems) shall be established and maintained in

conformance with -

(A) the accounting and financial reporting principles,

standards, and requirements established by the Comptroller

General under section 3511 of title 31; and

(B) the internal control standards established by the

Comptroller General under section 3512 of title 31.

(2) Such systems shall provide for -

(A) complete, reliable, consistent, and timely information

which is prepared on a uniform basis and which is responsive to

the financial information needs of department management;

(B) the development and reporting of cost information;

(C) the integration of accounting and budgeting information;

and

(D) the systematic measurement of performance.

(c) The Assistant Secretary shall maintain a five-year plan

describing the activities the Department of the Air Force proposes

to conduct over the next five fiscal years to improve financial

management. Such plan shall be revised annually.

(d) The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial

Management shall transmit to the Secretary of the Air Force a

report each year on the activities of the Assistant Secretary

during the preceding year. Each such report shall include a

description and analysis of the status of Department of the Air

Force financial management.

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(Added Pub. L. 100-456, div. A, title VII, Sec. 702(c)(2), Sept.

29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1995; amended Pub. L. 103-337, div. A, title

X, Sec. 1070(a)(15), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2856; Pub. L. 104-106,

div. A, title XV, Sec. 1503(b)(1), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 512.)

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AMENDMENTS

1996 - Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 104-106 substituted ''Under

Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)'' for ''Comptroller of the

Department of Defense''.

1994 - Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 103-337 substituted ''135(c)'' for

''137(c)''.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Section effective July 1, 1989, but with an earlier effective

date, not before Jan. 21, 1989, if so prescribed by the President

in advance by Executive order, see section 702(e)(2) of Pub. L.

100-456, set out as an Effective Date of 1988 Amendment note under

section 8016 of this title.

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10 USC Sec. 8023 01/06/03

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Subtitle D - Air Force

PART I - ORGANIZATION

CHAPTER 803 - DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE

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Sec. 8023. Chief of Legislative Liaison

-STATUTE-

(a) There is a Chief of Legislative Liaison in the Department of

the Air Force. An officer assigned to that position shall be an

officer in the grade of major general.

(b) The Chief of Legislative Liaison shall perform legislative

affairs functions as specified for the Office of the Secretary of

the Air Force by section 8014(c)(1)(F) of this title.

-SOURCE-

(Added Pub. L. 107-314, div. A, title V, Sec. 504(e)(1)(A), Dec.

2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2532.)

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