METRIC DESIGN GUIDE
especially small business, as it voluntarily converts to the metric system, and with all affected parties in
undertaking the requirements of paragraph (a) of this section; and
(3) specific steps and associated schedules through which the department or agency will seek to increase
understanding of the metric system through educational information and guidance, and in department or
(e) designate a senior-level official as the Metric Executive for the department or agency to assist the
head of each executive department or agency in implementing this order. The responsibilities of the Metric
Executive shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) acting as the department's or agency's policy level representative to the ICMP and as a liaison with
other government agencies and private sector groups:
(2) management oversight of department or agency outreach and response to inquiries and questions from
affected parties during the transition to metric system usage; and
(3) management oversight of preparation of the department's or agency's metric transition plans and
progress reports, including the Annual Metric Report required by 15 U.S.C. 205j and OMB Circular A11.
(4) preparation by June 30, 1992, of an assessment of agency progress and problems, together with
recommendations for steps to assure successful implementation of the Metric Conversion Act. The
assessment and recommendations shall be approved by the head of the department or agency and provided
to the Secretary by June 30, 1992, for inclusion in the Secretary's October 1, 1992, report on
implementation of this order.
Sec. 3. Application of Resources. The head of each executive department and agency shall be responsible
for implementing and applying the necessary resources to accomplish the goals set forth in the Metric
Conversion Act and this order.
Sec. 4 Judicial Review. This order is intended only to improve the internal management of the executive
branch and is not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by a
party against the United States, its agencies, its officers, or any other person.
<signature of President>
THE WHITE HOUSE,
July 25, 1991.
[FR Doc. 91-18028
Filed 7-25-91; 3:06 pm]
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