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Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Public Element
No Yes Variable Character Length (700) Organization Authority File Yes


Definition: The name of the immediate successor ogranization.


Purpose: Identifies the immediate successor organization.


Relationship: This element is dependent on Organization Name. To have Successor, Organization Name must be created.



Choose the name of the successor organization from the Organization Authority File.

Explain the succession in Administrative History Note.


Organization Name - Department of Commerce. Weather Bureau.
Successor - Department of Commerce. Environmental Science Services Division. National Weather Service.


Organization Name - Federal Energy Administration.
Successor - Department of Energy.

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