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Office of Personnel Management (OPM).




This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.

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Julia Alford, Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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In accordance with 5 CFR 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities available for use by all agencies are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at​fdsys/​. OPM also publishes an annual notice of the consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities, current as of June 30, in the Federal Register.

Schedule A

32. Small Business Administration (Sch A, 213.3132)

(a) When the President under 42 U.S.C. 5170-5189, the Secretary of Agriculture under 7 U.S.C. 1961, or the Small Business Administration under 15 U.S.C. 636(b)(1) declares an area to be a disaster area, positions filled by time-limited appointment of employees to make and administer disaster loans in the area under the Small Business Act, as amended. Service under this authority may not exceed 7 years. Exception to this time limit may only be made with prior U.S. Office of Personnel Management approval. No one may be appointed under this authority to positions engaged in long-term maintenance of loan portfolios.

Schedule B

No Schedule B Authorities to report during October 2020.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during October 2020.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the SecretaryDeputy White House LiaisonDA20015410/20/2020
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEMinority Business Development AgencyAdvisorDC20015110/29/2020
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Speech WriterDC21000110/05/2020
Office of the Chief of StaffDirector, Center for Faith and Opportunity InitiativesDC20012910/13/2020
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of the Secretary of DefenseDeputy White House LiaisonDD21000310/13/2020
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMYOffice Deputy Under Secretary of ArmySpecial AssistantDW20004610/13/2020
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the General CounselConfidential AssistantDB21000110/09/2020
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyDeputy Chief of StaffDE20020410/05/2020
Office of ManagementSenior AdvisorDE20019510/02/2020
Office of the SecretaryDeputy White House LiaisonDE21000210/05/2020
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of Public AffairsDeputy Associate Administrator for PolicyEP20010910/17/2020
Office of the AdministratorSenior AdvisorEP20010210/02/2020
White House LiaisonEP21000110/02/2020
Office of the Assistant Administrator for Mission SupportSenior AdvisorEP20011910/09/2020
Office of the Associate Administrator for Congressional and Intergovernmental RelationsAssistant Deputy Associate Administrator for Senate AffairsEP20009010/02/2020
Office of the General CounselSpecial Advisor for the Office of General CounselEP20011610/02/2020
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of Global AffairsChief of StaffDH20018610/16/2020
Office of Refugee Resettlement/Office of the Director Confidential AssistantSpecial AssistantDH210003 DH21000410/17/2020 10/17/2020
Office of the Assistant Secretary for HealthPolicy AdvisorDH20018410/09/2020
Office of the Assistant Secretary for LegislationPolicy AdvisorDH20018510/17/2020
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of Management Directorate Office of Strategy, Policy, and PlansCommunications Specialist Special AssistantDM210009 DM21001410/13/2020 10/19/2020
Office of the General CounselOversight CounselDM19007310/17/2020
United States Immigration and Customs EnforcementPress AssistantDM21000410/13/2020
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental RelationsCongressional Relations SpecialistDU20013310/29/2020
Office of Public AffairsSpecial AssistantDU21000910/29/2020
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOROffice of the Assistant Secretary—Policy, Management and BudgetSenior AdvisorDI20009910/26/2020
Office of Congressional and Legislative AffairsSenior AdvisorDI20010210/26/2020
Secretary's Immediate OfficeWhite House LiaisonDI20012210/05/2020
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Justice ProgramsAdvisor for Research and StatisticsDJ20015710/09/2020
Office of the Attorney GeneralAdvisorDJ20017110/20/2020
Deputy White House Liaison and AdvisorDJ21000210/20/2020
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsSenior Legislative OfficerDL20016010/09/2020
Office of Wage and Hour DivisionPolicy AdvisorDL20019010/17/2020
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATIONOffice of CommunicationsCommunication SpecialistNN20004010/01/2020
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETOffice of the DirectorSpecial AssistantBO20003610/09/2020
Office of Health DivisionSpecial AssistantBO20004610/09/2020
Natural Resource ProgramsConfidential AssistantBO21000210/29/2020
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Investment and InnovationSenior AdvisorSB21000110/09/2020
Office of Field OperationsSenior AdvisorSB21000210/17/2020
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONOffice of Public AffairsPress Secretary and Senior Public Affairs AdvisorDT20013310/07/2020
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and TechnologyEconomic AdvisorDT20014510/07/2020
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURYSecretary of the TreasuryAssociate Director of Scheduling and AdvanceDY20012310/09/2020
Office of the Under Secretary for International AffairsSenior AdvisorDY20012510/09/2020
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRSOffice of Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative AffairsSpecial Assistant Special AssistantDV200105 DV20009710/01/2020 10/17/2020
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There were no Schedule C appointing authorities revoked during October 2020.

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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

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Office of Personnel Management.

Alexys Stanley,

Regulatory Affairs Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2021-02253 Filed 2-3-21; 8:45 am]