Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority, 24313-24314 [E7-8321]

Download as PDF 24313 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 84 / Wednesday, May 2, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response; HHS Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise Implementation Plan for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a document in the Federal Register of April 23, 2007, concerning the HHS Public Health Emergency Medical countermeasures Enterprise Implementation Plan for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats. The document should have provided additional information regarding a public comment period. Correction In the Federal Register of April 23, 2007, in FR Doc. 07–1983, on page 20117, in the third column, correct the section and insert the following caption to read as follows: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO SUBMIT COMMENTS PLEASE CONTACT: Dr. Susan Coller, Policy Analyst, Office of Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at 330 Independence Ave., SW., Room G640, Washington, DC 20201, by e-mail at PHEMCSTRAT@HHS.GOV or by phone 202–260–1200. Please submit comments on the HHS PHEMCE Implementation Plan on or before July 13, 2007. HHS will not respond to individual comments; however, comments received will be compiled and considered to inform HHS programs related to the research, development, acquisition, deployment and utilization of medical countermeasures for CBRN threats. Dated: Apirl 26, 2007. Brian Kamoie, Acting Office Director, Office of Policy and Strategic Planning, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. E7–8358 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–37–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: ANA Consultant and Evaluator Qualifications Form. OMB No.: 0970–0265. Description: The ANA Consultant and Evaluator Qualifications Form is used to collect information from prospective proposal reviewers in compliance with 42 USC Section 2991d–1. The form will allow the Commissioner of ANA to select qualified people to review grant applications for Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance, Environmental Regulatory Enhancement, and Environmental Mitigation. The panel review process is a legislative mandate in the ANA grant funding process. Respondents: Native Americans, Native Alaskans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ANA Consultant and Evaluator Qualifications Form ....................................... mmaher on DSK3CLS3C1PROD with $$_JOB Instrument 300 1 1 300. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have VerDate Mar 15 2010 03:08 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: April 26, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–2137 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M PO 00000 Frm 00050 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 authority vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in memoranda dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program, Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Programs Relating to Youth Gangs, and Runaways and Homeless Youth; August 20, 1991, Delegation of Authority for Family Violence Prevention and Services Program; August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Social Security Act Programs; June 9, 2004, Delegation of Authority for the Abstinence Education Program under Title V, section 510 of E:\FEDREG\02MYN1.LOC 02MYN1 24314 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 84 / Wednesday, May 2, 2007 / Notices the Social Security Act, as amended; and May 31, 2005, Delegation of Authority for the Abstinence Education Program, under Title V, Section 501(a)(2) of the Social Security Act, as amended. mmaher on DSK3CLS3C1PROD with $$_JOB (a) Authorities Delegated 1. Authority to administer the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, 42 U.S.C. 5701, et seq., and as amended, now and hereafter. 2. Authority to administer the Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Program Relating to Youth Gangs under Sections 3501–3505 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 11801– 11805, and as amended, now and hereafter. 3. Authority to administer the Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Program Relating to Runaways and Homeless Youth under Sections 3511– 3515 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 11821–11825, and as amended, now and hereafter. 4. Authority to administer provisions of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, 42 U.S.C. 10401, et seq., and as amended, now and hereafter. 5. Authority to administer the provisions of section 439 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 629i, concerning Grants for Programs for Mentoring Children of Prisoners, and as amended, now and hereafter. 6. Authority to administer the Abstinence Education Program under section 510 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 710, and as amended, now and hereafter. 7. Authority to continue the administration of grants and contracts initially awarded in Fiscal Years 2002, 2003 and 2004 under the Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS) Communitybased Abstinence Education Program, pursuant to Title V, Section 501(a)(2) of the Social Security Act, as amended. The SPRANS Community-based Abstinence Education Program includes Community-based Abstinence Education grants, Abstinence Education Special Congressional Initiative Project grants, and the Abstinence Education Technical Assistance contract with the National Abstinence Clearinghouse. This delegation permits the Commissioner to administer the Fiscal Years 2002, 2003 and 2004 SPRANS abstinence education grants under the terms and conditions of the initial awards, thereby allowing the continuation of the existing grants consistent with recent appropriations enactments (Pub. L. 108–447). VerDate Mar 15 2010 03:08 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 (b) Limitations 1. These delegations 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 requires concurrence of the appropriate Grants Officer. The approval or disapproval of contract proposals and awards is 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. 5. This authority does not include the authority to appoint Action Officials for Audit Resolution. 6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to appoint Central Office or Regional Office Grant Officers for the administration of Family and Youth Services programs. 7. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to administer the Demonstration Grants for Community Initiatives, 42 U.S.C. 10418, under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act. 8. Responsibilities under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act are to be carried out in accordance with the requirements of Section 307, 42 U.S.C. 10406. This delegation of authority does not include enforcement authority under Section 307. 9. Any employee of the Department of Health and Human Services who is appointed to carry out one or more provisions of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act shall, prior to such appointment, have had expertise in the field of family violence prevention and services. 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 This delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority involving the authorities delegated herein. (d) Effective Date This delegation is effective upon the date of signature. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: April 19, 2007. Daniel C. Schneider, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. E7–8321 Filed 5–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Statement of Organization, Functions, and 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 KB, the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), as last amended May 23, 2006, 71 FR 29649, and October 6, 2006, 71 FR 59117. This notice reflects realignment of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program from the Division of State Assistance, Office of Community Services, to the Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF. This notice also reflects the reassignment of certain Abstinence Education activities from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), to the Family and Youth Services Bureau, ACYF. In addition, this notice establishes three divisions under the Family and Youth Services Bureau. Chapter KB is amended as follows: Chapter KB, Administration on Children, Youth and Families A. Delete the last sentence of KB.00 Mission and replace the last sentence with the following: 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 programs under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act; administers abstinence education grants under section 510 of the Social Security Act and other abstinence education programs; carries out provisions of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, administers the program for mentoring children of prisoners under section 439 E:\FEDREG\02MYN1.LOC 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 84 (Wednesday, May 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24313-24314]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-8321]


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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 authority 
vested in me by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in memoranda 
dated August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for the Runaway and 
Homeless Youth Program, Drug Abuse Education and Prevention Programs 
Relating to Youth Gangs, and Runaways and Homeless Youth; August 20, 
1991, Delegation of Authority for Family Violence Prevention and 
Services Program; August 20, 1991, Delegations of Authority for Social 
Security Act Programs; June 9, 2004, Delegation of Authority for the 
Abstinence Education Program under Title V, section 510 of

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the Social Security Act, as amended; and May 31, 2005, Delegation of 
Authority for the Abstinence Education Program, under Title V, Section 
501(a)(2) of the Social Security Act, as amended.

(a) Authorities Delegated

    1. Authority to administer the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program 
under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, 42 U.S.C. 5701, et seq., and 
as amended, now and hereafter.
    2. Authority to administer the Drug Abuse Education and Prevention 
Program Relating to Youth Gangs under Sections 3501-3505 of the Anti-
Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 11801-11805, and as amended, now and 
hereafter.
    3. Authority to administer the Drug Abuse Education and Prevention 
Program Relating to Runaways and Homeless Youth under Sections 3511-
3515 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, 42 U.S.C. 11821-11825, and as 
amended, now and hereafter.
    4. Authority to administer provisions of the Family Violence 
Prevention and Services Act, 42 U.S.C. 10401, et seq., and as amended, 
now and hereafter.
    5. Authority to administer the provisions of section 439 of the 
Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 629i, concerning Grants for Programs for 
Mentoring Children of Prisoners, and as amended, now and hereafter.
    6. Authority to administer the Abstinence Education Program under 
section 510 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 710, and as amended, 
now and hereafter.
    7. Authority to continue the administration of grants and contracts 
initially awarded in Fiscal Years 2002, 2003 and 2004 under the Special 
Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS) Community-based 
Abstinence Education Program, pursuant to Title V, Section 501(a)(2) of 
the Social Security Act, as amended. The SPRANS Community-based 
Abstinence Education Program includes Community-based Abstinence 
Education grants, Abstinence Education Special Congressional Initiative 
Project grants, and the Abstinence Education Technical Assistance 
contract with the National Abstinence Clearinghouse. This delegation 
permits the Commissioner to administer the Fiscal Years 2002, 2003 and 
2004 SPRANS abstinence education grants under the terms and conditions 
of the initial awards, thereby allowing the continuation of the 
existing grants consistent with recent appropriations enactments (Pub. 
L. 108-447).

(b) Limitations

    1. These delegations 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 requires concurrence of the appropriate Grants Officer. 
The approval or disapproval of contract proposals and awards is 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.
    5. This authority does not include the authority to appoint Action 
Officials for Audit Resolution.
    6. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
appoint Central Office or Regional Office Grant Officers for the 
administration of Family and Youth Services programs.
    7. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
administer the Demonstration Grants for Community Initiatives, 42 
U.S.C. 10418, under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act.
    8. Responsibilities under the Family Violence Prevention and 
Services Act are to be carried out in accordance with the requirements 
of Section 307, 42 U.S.C. 10406. This delegation of authority does not 
include enforcement authority under Section 307.
    9. Any employee of the Department of Health and Human Services who 
is appointed to carry out one or more provisions of the Family Violence 
Prevention and Services Act shall, prior to such appointment, have had 
expertise in the field of family violence prevention and services.
    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

    This delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority 
involving the authorities delegated herein.

(d) Effective Date

    This delegation is 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: April 19, 2007.
Daniel C. Schneider,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
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