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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. Authorities and functions vested in the Secretary under the Organic Act of the Children’s Bureau (Act of April 9, 1912) 42 U.S.C. 191, et seq., and as amended now and hereafter. 6. Authorities that provide for the establishment of A National Adoption Information Clearinghouse under Section 9442 of the Omnibus Budget E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 27, 2007 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Reconciliation Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. 679a, and as amended now and hereafter. 7. Authorities to administer the Abandoned Infants Assistance Act of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 670 note, and as amended now and hereafter. 8. Authority under Section 13711(a) (2) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993, Pub. L. 103– 66, for the Family Preservation and Support Services program, subpart 2 of the Title IV–B, Child and Family Services, of the Social Security Act 42 U.S.C. 629, and as amended now and hereafter. 9. Authorities vested in the Secretary of Health and Human Services under Section 330F (other than Section 330F(a)(6)(C)) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254c–6), as amended, titled ‘‘Certain Services for Pregnant Women.’’ (b) Limitations 1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the Department’s existing policies on delegations and regulations. 2. This delegation excludes 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 the making of grant awards 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 sign and issue notices of grant awards for Children’s Bureau programs. 5. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to appoint Central Office and Regional Office Grant Officers for the administration of Children’s Bureau programs. 6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to appoint Action Officials for Audit Resolution. 7. 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. 8. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to conduct hearings. 9. This delegation of authority does not include the authority under section 429 of the Social Security Act. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:22 Feb 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 10. This delegation of authority does not include the authority under section 439 of the Social Security Act, Grants for Programs for Mentoring Children of Prisoners. 11. 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 the authorities delegated herein, this delegation of authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority. (d) Effective Date This delegation was effective upon the date of signature. I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Commissioner, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, 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. E7–3324 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 Director, Office of Family Assistance, the following authorities vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the memorandum dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for the Social Security Act Programs and in the memorandum dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Title XI of the Social Security Act. (a) Authorities Delegated 1. Authority to administer the provisions of the Adult Assistance (AA) Programs under Titles I, X, XIV and XVI (Grants to States for Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled) of the Social Security Act, and as amended now and hereafter. 2. 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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 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. Authorities and functions vested in the Secretary under the 
Organic Act of the Children's Bureau (Act of April 9, 1912) 42 U.S.C. 
191, et seq., and as amended now and hereafter.
    6. Authorities that provide for the establishment of A National 
Adoption Information Clearinghouse under Section 9442 of the Omnibus 
Budget

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Reconciliation Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. 679a, and as amended now and 
hereafter.
    7. Authorities to administer the Abandoned Infants Assistance Act 
of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 670 note, and as amended now and hereafter.
    8. Authority under Section 13711(a) (2) of the Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1993, Pub. L. 103-66, for the Family Preservation 
and Support Services program, subpart 2 of the Title IV-B, Child and 
Family Services, of the Social Security Act 42 U.S.C. 629, and as 
amended now and hereafter.
    9. Authorities vested in the Secretary of Health and Human Services 
under Section 330F (other than Section 330F(a)(6)(C)) of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254c-6), as amended, titled ``Certain 
Services for Pregnant Women.''

(b) Limitations

    1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the 
Department's existing policies on delegations and regulations.
    2. This delegation excludes 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 the making 
of grant awards 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 
sign and issue notices of grant awards for Children's Bureau programs.
    5. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
appoint Central Office and Regional Office Grant Officers for the 
administration of Children's Bureau programs.
    6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
appoint Action Officials for Audit Resolution.
    7. 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.
    8. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
conduct hearings.
    9. This delegation of authority does not include the authority 
under section 429 of the Social Security Act.
    10. This delegation of authority does not include the authority 
under section 439 of the Social Security Act, Grants for Programs for 
Mentoring Children of Prisoners.
    11. 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 the authorities delegated herein, this delegation of 
authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority.

(d) Effective Date

    This delegation was effective upon the date of signature.
    I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Commissioner, 
Administration on Children, Youth and Families, 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. E7-3324 Filed 2-26-07; 8:45 am]
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