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Presidential Transition 2016
Presidential Transition Directory
Links to resources regarding Presidential Transitions. On USA.gov portal.
Possibly from GSA
About Presidential Transitions
From The General Services Administration (GSA).
Site: " Learn How GSA Assists Each Transitioning Administration. The support GSA provides to the Presidential Transition process is essential to ensuring a smooth transfer of executive branch operations."
The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age
Site: "Summary: Take a look at how we plan to preserve and pass on the digital history of the Obama administration."
Presidential Transition Guide 2016
from U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Download the PDF.
Site: "The Office of the Executive Secretariat oversees Presidential Transition to ensure a smooth transition for both incoming and outgoing Administrations. OPM roles and responsibilities for Presidential Transition include conducting background investigations for lower-level positions and providing guidance to agencies as they prepare for thousands of departing/incoming political appointees; submitting a list of all presidential appointments to candidates after the conventions; collecting information for Plum Book; and submitting quarterly reports to Congress on requests by agencies to appoint political appointees or former political appointees to nonpolitical civil service positions."
The Office of Government Ethics (OGE)
USA.gov: "The Office of Government Ethics (OGE) plays a vital role in Presidential transitions, reviewing the financial disclosure reports of Presidential nominees and resolving their conflicts of interest so they can serve with integrity. This nominee work becomes OGE’s primary focus during the transition, when most of the top political leadership in the government turns over. OGE will work in partnership with the Presidential Transition Team to make sure that prospective nominees are free of conflicts of interest, so that top leadership positions can be filled quickly."
The Government Accountability Office (GAO)
USA.gov: "The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency in the Legislative branch responsible for examining how the government spends federal funds. The Presidential Transition Act identifies GAO as a source of briefings and materials to help inform new administrations of the major management issues, risks, and challenges they will face."
USOGE PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION
Office of Government Ethics (OGE) site: "The law requires OGE to review the financial disclosure reports of most Presidential nominees for civilian positions requiring Senate confirmation. OGE reviews these reports for potential conflicts of interest and for compliance with disclosure requirements. OGE's efforts to resolve potential conflicts help ensure that nominees will be able to perform the duties of their positions"
U.S. Government Manual
Provides information on the legislative, judicial, and executive branches. Includes information on quasi-official agencies, international organizations with U.S. membership, and Federal boards, commissions, and committees.
Site: "Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents."
Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation
USA.gov description: "Details to the Transition Team The Presidential Transition Act of 1963, as amended, establishes the transition team as a Federal..."
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