Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority, 29649-29650 [06-4758]

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E6–7806 Filed 5–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority This notice amends Part K of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), as follows: Chapter KA, Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary, as last amended at 63 FR 81–87, January 2, 1998; Chapter KB, Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), as last amended at 67 FR 8816–18, February 26, 2002; and Chapter KH, Office of Family Assistance (OFA), as last amended at 67 FR 67198, November 4, 2002. This reorganization will transfer the Head Start Bureau (KBC) in its entirety and with its current organizational structure, from ACYF (KB), and retitle it as the Office of Head Start (KU) reporting directly to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. This reorganization will also transfer the Child Care Bureau (KBG) in its entirety and with its current organizational structure from ACYF to the Office of Family Assistance (KH). The changes are as follows: I. Under Chapter KB, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, make the following changes: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29649 A. Delete, KB.00 Mission, in its entirety and replace with the following: KB.00 Mission: The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) advises the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, on matters relating to the sound development of children, youth and families by planning, developing and implementing a broad range of activities. It administers state grant programs under titles IV–B and IV–E of the Social Security Act; manages the Adoption Opportunities program and other discretionary programs for the development and provision of child welfare services; and administers discretionary grant programs providing facilities for runaway youth; and administers the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. It supports and encourages services that prevent or remedy the effects of abuse and/or neglect of children and youth. In concert with other components of ACF, ACYF develops and implements research, demonstration and evaluation strategies for the discretionary funding of activities designed to improve and enrich the lives of children and youth and to strengthen families. It administers Child Welfare Services training and Child Welfare Services research and demonstration programs authorized by title IV–B of the Social Security Act; administers the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act authorized by title III of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; and manages initiatives to involve the private and voluntary sectors in the areas of children, youth and families. B. Under Chapter KB, Paragraph KB.10 Organization, delete the following components in their entireties: —Head Start Bureau (KBC). —Child Care Bureau (KBG). C. Under Paragraph KB.20 Functions, delete Paragraph ‘‘C. Head Start Bureau (KBC),’’ and Paragraph ‘‘G. Child Care Bureau (KBG),’’ in their entireties, and remove any reporting references to ACYF. II. Under Chapter KH, Office of Family Assistance, make the following changes: A. Delete Paragraph, KH.00 Mission in its entirety and replace with the following: KH.00 Mission: The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) advises the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, on matters relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, title IV–A of the Social Security Act. This program promotes temporary assistance E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES 29650 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 99 / Tuesday, May 23, 2006 / Notices and economic self-sufficiency for children and families. The Office provides leadership direction and technical guidance, with ACF Regional Offices, to the States, Tribes and Territories on the TANF program, the Native Employment Works program, and the Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled program in Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Island. The Office refocuses efforts to increase economic independence and productivity for families. It provides direction and guidance in the collection and dissemination of performance and other valuable data for these programs. The office provides technical assistance to States, Territories, Indian Tribes, native American organizations, localities and community groups, and assesses State, Territorial and Tribal performance in administering these programs; reviews State and Tribal planning for administrative and operational improvement; and recommends actions to improve effectiveness. In addition, the Office of Family Assistance advises the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, on matters relating to child care. The Child Care Bureau serves as the principal advisor to the Director, OFA, on issues regarding child care programs. It has primary responsibility for the operation of child care programs authorized under the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act and section 418 of the Social Security Act. It develops legislative, regulatory and budgetary proposals; presents operational planning objectives and initiatives related to child care to the Director, OFA; and oversees the progress of approved activities. It provides leadership and coordination for child care within ACF. It provides leadership and linkages with other agencies on child care issues including agencies within DHHS, relevant agencies across the Federal, State, local governments and Tribal governments, and nongovernmental organizations at the Federal, State and local levels. B. Under Paragraph KH.10 Organization, include the following new component: —Child Care Bureau (KHJ). C. Amend Paragraph KH.20 Functions, as follows: (1) Establish a new component Child Care Bureau (KHJ). (2) Transfer from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Chapter KB, the Child Care Bureau (KBG), along with its respective organization components into the Child Care Bureau (KHJ). The statement of VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:14 May 22, 2006 Jkt 208001 organization, functions, and delegations of authority for the Child Care Bureau (KHJ) and its respective subcomponents will remain intact, until either superseded or amended. III. Amend Chapter K, Administration for Children and Families, as follows: A. Under Section K.10 Organization, add the following new component: —Office of Head Start (KU). B. Amend Section K.20 Functions, as follows: (1) Establish a new Chapter (KU). (2) Transfer from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Chapter (KB), the Head Start Bureau (KBC) along with its respective functional statement and responsibilities to the Office of Head Start, Chapter (KU). The statement of organization, functions, and delegations of authority for the Office of Head Start (KU) and its respective subcomponents will remain intact, until either superseded or amended. IV. Continuation of Policy: Except as inconsistent with this reorganization, all statements of policy and interpretations with respect to organizational components effected by this Notice within the Administration for Children and Families heretofore issued and in effect on the date of this reorganization are continued in full force and effect. V. Delegations of Authority: All delegations and delegations of authority made to officials and employees of affected organizational components will continue in them or their successors pending further redelegation, provided they are consistent with this reorganization. VI. Funds, Personnel and Equipment: Transfer of organizations and functions affected by this reorganization shall be accompanied in each instance by direct and support funds, positions, personnel, records, equipment, supplies and other resources. Dated: May 16, 2006. Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–4758 Filed 5–22–06; 8:45am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Testing for Malarial Infections in Blood Donors; Public Workshop AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: PO 00000 Notice of public workshop. Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled: Testing for Malarial Infections in Blood Donors. The purpose of the public workshop is to gather and review current information on scientific developments that might support donor testing for malarial infections as a part of predonation screening, or alternatively, followup testing in deferred at-malaria-risk-donors to permit a reduced deferral period. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on July 12, 2006, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: The public workshop will be held at the Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Dr., rm. E1/E2, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Rhonda Dawson, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (HFM–302), Food and Drug Administration, 1401 Rockville Pike, suite 200N, Rockville, MD 20852–1448, 301–827–6129, FAX: 301–827–2843, email: rhonda.dawson@fda.hhs.gov. Registration: Mail or fax your registration information (including name, title, firm name, address, telephone and fax numbers) to the contact person by June 23, 2006. There is no registration fee for the public workshop. Early registration is recommended because seating is limited. Registration on the day of the public workshop will be provided on a space available basis beginning at 7:15 a.m. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Rhonda Dawson (see Contact Person) at least 7 days in advance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public workshop will feature presentations by national and international experts from government, academic institutions, and industry. Topics to be discussed include: (1) The impact of transfusion-transmitted malaria on the United States’ blood supply, (2) current donor deferral policies in the United States and in Europe, (3) available and emerging technologies that could be used to test blood donors for malarial infections, and (4) the potential effects of donor testing for malarial infection on the safety and availability of the blood supply. Transcripts: Transcripts of the public workshop may be requested in writing from the Freedom of Information Office (HFI–35), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, rm. 12A–16, Rockville, MD 20857, approximately 15 working days after the public workshop at a cost of 10 cents E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of 
Authority

    This notice amends Part K of the Statement of Organization, 
Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and 
Human Services (DHHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
as follows: Chapter KA, Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary, as 
last amended at 63 FR 81-87, January 2, 1998; Chapter KB, 
Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), as last amended 
at 67 FR 8816-18, February 26, 2002; and Chapter KH, Office of Family 
Assistance (OFA), as last amended at 67 FR 67198, November 4, 2002. 
This reorganization will transfer the Head Start Bureau (KBC) in its 
entirety and with its current organizational structure, from ACYF (KB), 
and retitle it as the Office of Head Start (KU) reporting directly to 
the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. This reorganization 
will also transfer the Child Care Bureau (KBG) in its entirety and with 
its current organizational structure from ACYF to the Office of Family 
Assistance (KH). The changes are as follows:
    I. Under Chapter KB, Administration on Children, Youth and 
Families, make the following changes:
    A. Delete, KB.00 Mission, in its entirety and replace with the 
following:
    KB.00 Mission: The Administration on Children, Youth and Families 
(ACYF) advises the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for 
Children and Families, on matters relating to the sound development of 
children, youth and families by planning, developing and implementing a 
broad range of activities. It administers state grant programs under 
titles IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act; manages the Adoption 
Opportunities program and other discretionary programs for the 
development and provision of child welfare services; and administers 
discretionary grant programs providing facilities for runaway youth; 
and administers the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. It 
supports and encourages services that prevent or remedy the effects of 
abuse and/or neglect of children and youth.
    In concert with other components of ACF, ACYF develops and 
implements research, demonstration and evaluation strategies for the 
discretionary funding of activities designed to improve and enrich the 
lives of children and youth and to strengthen families. It administers 
Child Welfare Services training and Child Welfare Services research and 
demonstration programs authorized by title IV-B of the Social Security 
Act; administers the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act authorized by title 
III of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act; and manages 
initiatives to involve the private and voluntary sectors in the areas 
of children, youth and families.
    B. Under Chapter KB, Paragraph KB.10 Organization, delete the 
following components in their entireties:

--Head Start Bureau (KBC).
--Child Care Bureau (KBG).
    C. Under Paragraph KB.20 Functions, delete Paragraph ``C. Head 
Start Bureau (KBC),'' and Paragraph ``G. Child Care Bureau (KBG),'' in 
their entireties, and remove any reporting references to ACYF.
    II. Under Chapter KH, Office of Family Assistance, make the 
following changes:
    A. Delete Paragraph, KH.00 Mission in its entirety and replace with 
the following:
    KH.00 Mission: The Office of Family Assistance (OFA) advises the 
Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, 
on matters relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families 
(TANF) program, title IV-A of the Social Security Act. This program 
promotes temporary assistance

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and economic self-sufficiency for children and families. The Office 
provides leadership direction and technical guidance, with ACF Regional 
Offices, to the States, Tribes and Territories on the TANF program, the 
Native Employment Works program, and the Aid to the Aged, Blind and 
Disabled program in Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Island. The Office 
refocuses efforts to increase economic independence and productivity 
for families. It provides direction and guidance in the collection and 
dissemination of performance and other valuable data for these 
programs. The office provides technical assistance to States, 
Territories, Indian Tribes, native American organizations, localities 
and community groups, and assesses State, Territorial and Tribal 
performance in administering these programs; reviews State and Tribal 
planning for administrative and operational improvement; and recommends 
actions to improve effectiveness.
    In addition, the Office of Family Assistance advises the Secretary, 
through the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, on matters 
relating to child care. The Child Care Bureau serves as the principal 
advisor to the Director, OFA, on issues regarding child care programs. 
It has primary responsibility for the operation of child care programs 
authorized under the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act and 
section 418 of the Social Security Act. It develops legislative, 
regulatory and budgetary proposals; presents operational planning 
objectives and initiatives related to child care to the Director, OFA; 
and oversees the progress of approved activities. It provides 
leadership and coordination for child care within ACF. It provides 
leadership and linkages with other agencies on child care issues 
including agencies within DHHS, relevant agencies across the Federal, 
State, local governments and Tribal governments, and non-governmental 
organizations at the Federal, State and local levels.
    B. Under Paragraph KH.10 Organization, include the following new 
component:

--Child Care Bureau (KHJ).

    C. Amend Paragraph KH.20 Functions, as follows:
    (1) Establish a new component Child Care Bureau (KHJ).
    (2) Transfer from the Administration on Children, Youth and 
Families, Chapter KB, the Child Care Bureau (KBG), along with its 
respective organization components into the Child Care Bureau (KHJ). 
The statement of organization, functions, and delegations of authority 
for the Child Care Bureau (KHJ) and its respective subcomponents will 
remain intact, until either superseded or amended.
    III. Amend Chapter K, Administration for Children and Families, as 
follows:
    A. Under Section K.10 Organization, add the following new 
component:

--Office of Head Start (KU).

    B. Amend Section K.20 Functions, as follows:
    (1) Establish a new Chapter (KU).
    (2) Transfer from the Administration on Children, Youth and 
Families, Chapter (KB), the Head Start Bureau (KBC) along with its 
respective functional statement and responsibilities to the Office of 
Head Start, Chapter (KU). The statement of organization, functions, and 
delegations of authority for the Office of Head Start (KU) and its 
respective subcomponents will remain intact, until either superseded or 
amended.
    IV. Continuation of Policy: Except as inconsistent with this 
reorganization, all statements of policy and interpretations with 
respect to organizational components effected by this Notice within the 
Administration for Children and Families heretofore issued and in 
effect on the date of this reorganization are continued in full force 
and effect.
    V. Delegations of Authority: All delegations and delegations of 
authority made to officials and employees of affected organizational 
components will continue in them or their successors pending further 
redelegation, provided they are consistent with this reorganization.
    VI. Funds, Personnel and Equipment: Transfer of organizations and 
functions affected by this reorganization shall be accompanied in each 
instance by direct and support funds, positions, personnel, records, 
equipment, supplies and other resources.

    Dated: May 16, 2006.
Michael O. Leavitt,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-4758 Filed 5-22-06; 8:45am]
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