Designated Agency Official Law and Legal Definition

According to 15 CFR 8a.105 [Title 15 -- Commerce and Foreign Trade; Subtitle A -- Office of the Secretary of Commerce; Part 8a -- Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance], designated agency official means with respect to any program receiving Federal financial assistance, the Secretary or other official of the Department who by law or by delegation has the principal authority within the Department for the administration of a law extending such assistance. Designated agency official also means any officials so designated by due delegation of authority within the Department to act in such capacity with regard to any program under the Title IX regulations.