Executive Order 13485: Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Transportation [open pdf - 39KB]
Alternate Title: EO 13485: Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Transportation
This Executive Order states the following: "Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this order, the following officials of the Department of Transportation, in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the office of the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary), during any period in which the Secretary, the Deputy Secretary of Transportation, the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, and the officials designated by the Secretary pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 102(e) have died, resigned, or otherwise become unable to perform the functions and duties of the office of Secretary, until such time as the Secretary or one of the officials listed above is able to perform the duties of that office."
Executive Order 13485; E.O. 13485
Government Printing Office: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
Federal Register (January 14, 2009), v.74 no.9, p.2287-2288