Department Organization Orders

Department Organization Orders (DOOs) are used to prescribe the basic management structure and organizational arrangements of the Department of Commerce. DOOs are issued for each Secretarial Officer, Departmental Office, and Operating Unit of the Department of Commerce.

1-10 General
15 Departmental Offices
20 Departmental Offices
23 Office of Inspector General
25-30 Operating Units
30-35 Operating Units - Economic Affairs
30 Operating Units - Commerce
30 Operating Units - Technology
40 Operating Unit
45 Operating Unit
50 Operating Unit

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(1-10) General

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 1-1 Mission and Organization of the Department 2012-11-09
DOO 5-1 Deputy Secretary of Commerce 2011-01-05
DOO 10-3 Under Secretary for International Trade 2013-09-18
DOO 10-4 Assistant Secretary for Economic Development 2011-06-16
DOO 10-5 Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration 2011-01-05
DOO 10-6 Office of the General Counsel 2014-02-10
DOO 10-9 Under Secretary for Economic Affairs 2011-12-20
DOO 10-10 Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information 1992-09-28
DOO 10-12 Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
2008-12-10
DOO 10-13 Inspector General 2013-04-26
DOO 10-14 Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office 2012-09-28
DOO 10-15 Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2011-12-12
DOO 10-16 Under Secretary for Industry and Security 2012-11-13
DOO 10-19 Department of Commerce Privacy Council 2010-03-16
DOO 10-20 Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force 2011-08-24
DOO 10-21 Department of Commerce Freedom of Information Act Council 2012-02-13

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(15) Departmental Offices

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 15-1 Executive Secretariat 1995-08-23
DOO 15-3 Office of Public Affairs 1995-02-23
DOO 15-6 Office of the Press Secretary 1995-02-23
DOO 15-9 Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization 1999-01-14
DOO 15-10 Office of Consumer Affairs 1994-08-12
DOO 15-13 Office of Business Liaison 1981-11-24
DOO 15-17 Commerce Legislative Strategy Group 1988-01-15
DOO 15-18 Office of White House Liaison 1992-10-14
DOO 15-20 Chief of Staff
2003-07-15
DOO 15-22 Office of Policy and Strategic Planning 2008-09-26
DOO 15-23 Chief Information Officer 2013-02-28

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(20) Departmental Offices

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 20-1 Director for Administrative Services 2004-01-16
DOO 20-3 Director for Budget 2011-01-07
DOO 20-6 Director for Security 2014-06-18
DOO 20-8 Director for Human Resources Management 2004-01-16
DOO 20-10 Office of Civil Rights 2001-01-19
DOO 20-26 Director for Acquisition Management 2011-04-06
DOO 20-27 Director for Financial Management 2011-01-07
DOO 20-30 Director for Program Evaluation and Risk Management 2011-01-07
DOO 20-31 Chief Privacy Officer and Director of Open Government 2012-02-17

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(23) Office of Inspector General

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 23-1 Office of Inspector General 2013-04-26

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(25 - 30) Operating Units

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 25-4A Minority Business Development Agency 2003-03-25
DOO 25-4B Minority Business Development Agency 2012-09-24
DOO 25-5 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2012-06-13
DOO 25-7 National Telecommunications and Information Administration 2012-09-17

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(30-35) Operating Units - Economic Affairs

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 35-1A Bureau of Economic Analysis 1982-12-13
DOO 35-1B Bureau of Economic Analysis 2008-02-29
DOO 35-2A Bureau of the Census 1987-07-22
DOO 35-2B Bureau of the Census 2011-07-15
DOO 35-7 Office of the Chief Economist 1994-11-22

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(30) Operating Unit - Commerce

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 30-3 United States Patent and Trademark Office 2001-01-17

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(30) Operating Units - Technology

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 30-2A National Institute of Standards and Technology 2008-11-19
DOO 30-2B National Institute of Standards and Technology 2011-05-02
DOO 30-7A National Technical Information Service 2008-11-19
DOO 30-7B National Technical Information Service 2010-10-28

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(40) Operating Unit

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 40-1 International Trade Administration 2013-09-19

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(45) Operating Unit

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 45-1 Economic Development Administration 2010-07-16

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(50) Operating Unit

Number Title Effective Date
DOO 50-1 Bureau of Industry and Security 2012-09-04

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Office of Privacy and Open Government
Office of the Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce

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