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3. Establish advisory committees and employ part-time advisors as approved by the Secretary of Defense for the Performance of DLA functions pursuant to the provisions of 10 U.S.C. 173, 5 U.S.C. 3109(b), and the agreement between the Department of Defense and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on employment of experts and consultants, dated June 21, 1977.

4. Administer oaths of office incident to entrance into the Executive Branch of the Federal Government or any other oath required by law in connection with employment therein, in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 2903, and designate in writing, as may be necessary, officers and employees of DLA to perform this function.

5. Establish a DLA Incentive Awards Board and pay cash awards to, and incur necessary expenses for the honorary recognition of, civilian employees of the Government whose suggestions, inventions, superior accomplishments, or other personal efforts, including special acts or services, benefit or affect DLA or its subordinate activities, in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 4503 and OPM regulations.

6. In accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 7532; Executive Orders 10450, 12333, and 12356; and DOD Directive 5200.2, “DoD Personnel Security Program," December 20, 1979:

a. Designate the security sensitivity of positions within DLA.

b. Authorize, in case of an emergency, the appointment of a person to a sensitive position in DLA for a limited period of time for whom a full field investigation or other appropriate investigation, including the National Agency Check, has not been completed.

c. Authorize the suspension, but not terminate the services of a DLA employee in the interest of national security.

d. Initiate investigations, issue personnel security clearances and, if necessary, in the interest of national security, suspend, revoke, or deny a security clearance for personnel assigned or detailed to, or employed by DLA. Any action to deny or revoke a security clearance shall be taken in accordance with procedures prescribed in DoD 5200.2-R, “DOD Personnel Security Program," January 1987.

7. Act as agent for the collection and payment of employment taxes imposed by chapter 21 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended; and, as such agent, make all determinations and certifications required or provided for under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended (26 U.S.C. 3122), and the Social Security Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 405(p) (1) and (2)), with respect to DLA employees.

8. Authorize and approve overtime work for DLA civilian personnel in accordance

with 5 U.S.C. chapter 55, subchapter V, and applicable OPM regulations.

9. Authorize and approve:

a. Travel for DLA civilian personnel in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, "DoD Civilian Personnel.”

b. Temporary duty travel for military personnel assigned or detailed to DLA in accordance with Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 1, “Members of Uniformed Services."

c. Invitational travel to persons serving without compensation whose consultative, advisory, or other highly specialized technical services are required in a capacity that is directly related to, or in connection with, DLA activities, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5703.

10. Approve the expenditure of funds available for travel by military personnel assigned or detailed to DLA for expenses regarding attendance at meetings of technical, scientific, professional, or other similar organizations in such instances when the approval of the Secretary of Defense, or designee, is required by law (37 U.S.C. 412 and 5 U.S.C. 4110 and 4111). This authority cannot be redelegated.

11. Develop, establish, and maintain an active and continuing Records Management Program, pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3102 and DoD Directive 5015.2, “Records Management Program," September 17, 1980.

12. Establish and use imprest funds for making small purchases of material and services, other than personal services, for DLA when it is determined more advantageous and consistent with the best interests of the Government, in accordance with DoD Instruction 5100.71, “Delegation of Authority and Regulations Relating to Cash Held at Personal Risk Including Imprest Funds," March 5, 1973.

13. Authorize the publication of advertisements, notices, or proposals in newspapers, magazines, or other public periodicals as required for the effective administration and operation of DLA, consistent with 44 U.S.C. 3702.

14. Establish and maintain appropriate property accounts for DLA and appoint Boards of Survey, approve reports of survey, relieve personal liability, and drop accountability for DLA property contained in the authorized property accounts that has been lost, damaged, stolen, destroyed, or otherwise rendered unserviceable, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

15. Promulgate the necessary security regulations for the protection of property and places under the jurisdiction of the Director, DLA, pursuant to DoD Directive 5200.8, “Security of Military Installations and Resources,” July 29, 1980.

16. Establish and maintain, for the functions assigned, a publications system for the promulgation of common supply and service regulations, instructions, and reference documents, and changes thereto, pursuant to the policies and procedures prescribed in DoD 5025.1-M, “Department of Defense Directives System Procedures,” April 1981.

17. Enter into support and service agreements with the Military Departments, other DoD Components, Government Agencies, and foreign governments, as required for the effective performance of DLA functions and responsibilities.

18. Exercise the authority delegated to the Secretary of Defense by the Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA) on the disposal of surplus personal property.

19. Exercise the authority and responsibility of the Secretary of Defense as delegated to the Director, DLA, for the National

Industrial Equipment Reserve established by the National Industrial Equipment Reserve Act of 1948, as amended (50 U.S.C. 451 et seq.).

20. Designate an officer or employee of DLA to serve as the Competition Advocate of the Agency, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2318.

21. Maintain an official seal and attest to the authenticity of official DLA records under that seal.

The Director, DLA, may redelegate these authorities as appropriate, and in writing, except as otherwise specifically indicated above or as otherwise provided by law or regulation.

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Table of CFR Titles and Chapters

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Title 1-General Provisions

I Administrative Committee of the Federal Register (Parts 1—49) II Office of the Federal Register (Parts 50—299) IV Miscellaneous Agencies (Parts 400—500)

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I Office of Personnel Management (Parts 1–1199) II Merit Systems Protection Board (Parts 1200—1299) III Office of Management and Budget (Parts 1300—1399) V The International Organizations Employees Loyalty Board

(Parts 1500-1599) VI Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (Parts 1600—1699) VIII Office of Special Counsel (Parts 1800—1899)

IX Appalachian Regional Commission (Parts 1900—1999) XI Armed Forces Retirement Home (Part 2100) XIV Federal Labor Relations Authority, General Counsel of the Fed

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