Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority, 8740 [E7-3323]

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E7–3415 Filed 2–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Deputy Director/ Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement, the following authority vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in memoranda dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Social Security Act Programs and September 16, 1997, Delegations of Authority for the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–193). (a) Authorities Delegated 1. Authority to administer the provisions of the Child Support and Establishment of Paternity Program under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act, and as amended now and hereafter. 2. Authority under section 409(a)(8) of the Social Security Act to make determinations regarding State compliance or performance and technical noncompliance and to impose penalties and the authority under section 410(a) of the Social Security Act to issue notices to States regarding the imposition of such penalties. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES (b) Limitations 1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the Department’s existing policies on delegations and regulations. 2. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to submit reports to Congress and shall be exercised under financial and administrative requirements applicable VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:22 Feb 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 to all Administration for Children and Families’ authorities. 3. The approval or disapproval of grant applications and incentive payments under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act require concurrence of the appropriate Grants Officer. The approval or disapproval of contract proposals and awards are subject to the requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and requires the concurrence of the Contracting Officer. 4. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to disapprove Title IV–D State Plans and amendments. 5. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to appoint Action Officials for Audit Resolution. 6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to sign and issue notices of grant awards. 7. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to appoint Central Office or Regional Office Grant Officers for the administration of child support enforcement (CSE) related grant programs. 8. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to approve or disapprove State requests for Federal financial participation for the costs of automated data processing equipment and services that affect more than one HHS Operating Division. 9. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to hold hearings. 10. Any redelegation shall be in writing and prompt notification must be provided to all affected managers, supervisors, and other personnel, and requires the concurrence of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration. (c) Effect on Existing Delegations As related to this delegation of authority, this delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority involving the administration of the authorities delegated herein. (d) Effective Date This delegation was effective upon the date of signature. I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Deputy Director/ Commissioner, Office of Child Support and Enforcement, which involved the exercise of the authorities delegated herein prior to the effective date of this delegation. Dated: February 16, 2007. Wade F. Horn, Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. E7–3323 Filed 2–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families the following authorities vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in memoranda dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Social Security Act Programs; August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment, Adoption Opportunities, and Temporary Child Care for Handicapped Children and Crisis Nurseries; August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Children’s Bureau, Adoption Information Clearinghouse and Abandoned Infants Assistance; September 28, 1994, Delegation of Authority for Family Preservation and Support Services under Subpart 2, Title IV–B of the Social Security Act; and April 23, 2001, Delegation of Authority Under Section 330F of the Public Health Service Act. (a) Authorities Delegated 1. Authority to administer the Child Welfare Services Program, including the State Grant Program, the Research and Demonstration Program and the Training program pursuant to Title IV– B of the Social Security Act, and as amended now and hereafter. 2. Authority to administer the Foster Care Program and Adoption Assistance programs including the Independent Living Initiative under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act, and as amended now and hereafter. 3. Authority to administer the provisions of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, 42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq., and as amended now and hereafter. 4. Authority to administer the provisions of the Adoption Opportunities Program under Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act, 42 U.S.C. 5111–5115, and as amended now and hereafter. 5. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority

    Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Deputy 
Director/Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement, the 
following authority vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human 
Services in memoranda dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority 
for Social Security Act Programs and September 16, 1997, Delegations of 
Authority for the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity 
Reconciliation Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-193).

(a) Authorities Delegated

    1. Authority to administer the provisions of the Child Support and 
Establishment of Paternity Program under Title IV-D of the Social 
Security Act, and as amended now and hereafter.
    2. Authority under section 409(a)(8) of the Social Security Act to 
make determinations regarding State compliance or performance and 
technical noncompliance and to impose penalties and the authority under 
section 410(a) of the Social Security Act to issue notices to States 
regarding the imposition of such penalties.

(b) Limitations

    1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the 
Department's existing policies on delegations and regulations.
    2. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
submit reports to Congress and shall be exercised under financial and 
administrative requirements applicable to all Administration for 
Children and Families' authorities.
    3. The approval or disapproval of grant applications and incentive 
payments under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act require 
concurrence of the appropriate Grants Officer. The approval or 
disapproval of contract proposals and awards are subject to the 
requirements of the Federal Acquisition Regulations and requires the 
concurrence of the Contracting Officer.
    4. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
disapprove Title IV-D State Plans and amendments.
    5. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
appoint Action Officials for Audit Resolution.
    6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
sign and issue notices of grant awards.
    7. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
appoint Central Office or Regional Office Grant Officers for the 
administration of child support enforcement (CSE) related grant 
programs.
    8. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
approve or disapprove State requests for Federal financial 
participation for the costs of automated data processing equipment and 
services that affect more than one HHS Operating Division.
    9. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
hold hearings.
    10. Any redelegation shall be in writing and prompt notification 
must be provided to all affected managers, supervisors, and other 
personnel, and requires the concurrence of the Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Administration.

(c) Effect on Existing Delegations

    As related to this delegation of authority, this delegation 
supersedes all previous delegations of authority involving the 
administration of the authorities delegated herein.

(d) Effective Date

    This delegation was effective upon the date of signature.
    I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Deputy 
Director/Commissioner, Office of Child Support and Enforcement, which 
involved the exercise of the authorities delegated herein prior to the 
effective date of this delegation.

    Dated: February 16, 2007.
Wade F. Horn,
Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. E7-3323 Filed 2-26-07; 8:45 am]
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