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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 116 / Monday, June 18, 2007 / Notices Dated: June 7, 2007. James Scanlon, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (OSDP), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. [FR Doc. 07–2980 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4151–05–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers of Disease Control and Prevention [Docket Number NIOSH 105] Notice of Request for Public To Submit Comments and Attend Public Meeting National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 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Seligman, Chief Information Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–11680 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–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 redelegated to the TANF Regional Program Managers the following authorities vested in me by the Director, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) in the memoranda dated April 17, 2007. (a) Authorities Delegated 1. The authority to respond to general inquiries about established state, territorial, and tribal programs, to explain existing program policies, and to suggest referrals to other government agencies and private organizations. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33507 2. The authority to request information from state, territorial, and tribal grantees relative to program policies and operations. 3. The authority to deem state TANF plan amendments as complete. 4. The authority to approve or disapprove state requests, as permitted under section 45 CFR 205.56(d), to utilize alternative data-matching sources for the Income Eligibility Verification System (IEVS). 5. The authority to approve or disapprove state IEVS targeting plans, pursuant to section 45 CFR 205.56(a)(1). 6. The authority to issue letters to state and tribal TANF grantees acknowledging their success in achieving work participation rates for a fiscal year. 7. The authority to advise and notify state TANF grantees concerning their applications for caseload reduction credits. 8. The authority to request caseload and expenditure data from state TANF grantees in order to establish a Tribal Family Assistance Grant (TFAG). 9. The authority to approve, request changes, or defer action on ‘‘Letters of Intent’’ submitted by tribal applicants who wish to operate a TANF program. 10. The authority to develop TANF technical assistance plans and proposals for the expenditure of technical assistance funds. 11. The authority to request additional information and consult with states and tribes on modifications to TANF corrective compliance plans submitted in response to a penalty determination. 12. The authority to serve as Approving Officials for audit resolution for state and tribal TANF programs, and for tribal NEW programs and Adult Assistance programs that do not involve cost disallowances. 13. The authority to approve Adult Assistance program plans and plan amendments. 14. The authority to approve Federal Financial Participation (FFP) in payments for repairs to homes owned by recipients of assistance under the Adult Assistance programs. (b) Limitations 1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the Department’s existing policies on delegations and regulations. 2. The authority to respond to general inquiries relative to established state, territorial, and tribal programs or to inquire about specific grantee policies and operations requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 33508 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 116 / Monday, June 18, 2007 / Notices Policy for state TANF and Adult Assistance topics or the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF and NEW topics. 3. The authority to deem state TANF plan amendments complete requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF Policy. 4. The authority to approve/ disapprove under 45 CFR 205.55(d), state applications to use alternate sources of information for income and eligibility (i.e., IEVS), requires prior consultation with and the concurrence of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, the Director, Division of State TANF Policy, and with the other programs affected by the request. 5. The authority to approve/ disapprove under 45 CFR 205.56(a)(1), IEVS targeting plans, requires prior consultation with and the concurrence of the Office of the Deputy Assistance Secretary for Administration and the Director, Division of State TANF Policy. 6. The authority to issue letters to state and tribal TANF grantees acknowledging their success in achieving work participation rates for a fiscal year requires the concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF Policy for state TANF grantees or the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF grantees. 7. The authority to advise and notify state TANF grantees on their caseload reduction credit applications requires prior consultation with the Director, Division of State TANF policy. 8. The authority to request caseload and expenditure data from state TANF grantees relative to establishing a TFAG requires consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management. 9. The authority to approve, request changes, or defer action on ‘‘Letters of Intent’’ submitted by tribal applicants who wish to operate TANF programs requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management. 10. The authority to implement TANF technical assistance plans and proposals for the expenditure of technical assistance funds requires approval of the Associate Director, TANF in consultation with the Director, Division of State & Territory Management. 11. The authority to request additional information and consult with states and tribes on modifications to TANF corrective compliance plans requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF Policy for state TANF plans VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:19 Jun 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 or the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF plans. 12. The authority to approve audit resolutions letters requires prior consultation with and the concurrence of the Regional Office Grants Officer and the Director, Division of State TANF Policy for state TANF and Adult Assistance grantees, or the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF and NEW grantees. 13. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to make determinations on state appeals concerning audit questions or recommendations by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Audit Agency which involve ACF program practices reviewed under titles I, X, XI, and XVI of the Social Security Act. 14. The authority to approve Adult Assistance Plans and amendments requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF Policy. 15. The authority to approve FFP in payments for repairs to homes owned by recipients of Adult Assistance requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Regional Office Grants Officer and Director, Division of State TANF Policy. (c) Effective Date This delegation is effective upon the date of signature. (d) Effect on Existing Delegations As related to the authorities delegated herein, this delegation of authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority to the TANF Regional Program Managers. I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the TANF Regional Office Program Managers, Office of Family Assistance, which involved the exercise of the authorities delegated herein prior to the effective date of this delegation. Dated: June 8, 2007. Katherine Bradley, Associate Director, TANF. [FR Doc. E7–11707 Filed 6–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. 2007N–0225] Anthrax Vaccines—Bridging Correlates of Protection in Animals to Immunogenicity in Humans; Public Workshop AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice of public workshop. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled ‘‘Anthrax Vaccines—Bridging Correlates of Protection in Animals to Immunogenicity in Humans.’’ The purpose of the public workshop is to discuss possible strategies for bridging animal efficacy data to human immunogenicity data for investigational anthrax vaccines. Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on November 8, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and November 9, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg, 620 Perry Pkwy., Gaithersburg, MD, 20877, 1–301–977– 8900. Contact Person: Pier Minor, National Institutes of Health/Office of the Director, 6610 Rockledge Dr., Rm. 5WS6, Mail Stop Code 6604, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–451–6809, FAX: 301– 402–0659, e-mail: minorp@mail.nih.gov. Registration: Mail or fax your registration information (including name, title, firm name, address, telephone, and fax number) to the contact person by October 19, 2007. There is no registration fee for the public workshop. Early registration is recommended because seating is limited. There will be no onsite registration. If you need special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Wenda Minor (see Contact Person) at least 7 days in advance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, in cooperation with the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, is holding this public workshop. The public workshop will include discussions on: (1) Background information on the ‘‘Animal Rule’’ (May 31, 2002, 67 FR 37988), immunological correlates of protection, and the toxin neutralizing assay that will be used to assess anthrax vaccine immunogenicity in animals and humans; (2) animal protection data for anthrax vaccines given both pre- and post-exposure; and (3) human immunogenicity data for anthrax vaccines. The goal of the public workshop is to discuss ways to expedite the development of new anthrax vaccines by providing additional information about bridging animal protection data to human immunogenicity. E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 116 (Monday, June 18, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-11707]


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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 redelegated to the TANF Regional 
Program Managers the following authorities vested in me by the 
Director, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) in the memoranda dated 
April 17, 2007.

(a) Authorities Delegated

    1. The authority to respond to general inquiries about established 
state, territorial, and tribal programs, to explain existing program 
policies, and to suggest referrals to other government agencies and 
private organizations.
    2. The authority to request information from state, territorial, 
and tribal grantees relative to program policies and operations.
    3. The authority to deem state TANF plan amendments as complete.
    4. The authority to approve or disapprove state requests, as 
permitted under section 45 CFR 205.56(d), to utilize alternative data-
matching sources for the Income Eligibility Verification System (IEVS).
    5. The authority to approve or disapprove state IEVS targeting 
plans, pursuant to section 45 CFR 205.56(a)(1).
    6. The authority to issue letters to state and tribal TANF grantees 
acknowledging their success in achieving work participation rates for a 
fiscal year.
    7. The authority to advise and notify state TANF grantees 
concerning their applications for caseload reduction credits.
    8. The authority to request caseload and expenditure data from 
state TANF grantees in order to establish a Tribal Family Assistance 
Grant (TFAG).
    9. The authority to approve, request changes, or defer action on 
``Letters of Intent'' submitted by tribal applicants who wish to 
operate a TANF program.
    10. The authority to develop TANF technical assistance plans and 
proposals for the expenditure of technical assistance funds.
    11. The authority to request additional information and consult 
with states and tribes on modifications to TANF corrective compliance 
plans submitted in response to a penalty determination.
    12. The authority to serve as Approving Officials for audit 
resolution for state and tribal TANF programs, and for tribal NEW 
programs and Adult Assistance programs that do not involve cost 
disallowances.
    13. The authority to approve Adult Assistance program plans and 
plan amendments.
    14. The authority to approve Federal Financial Participation (FFP) 
in payments for repairs to homes owned by recipients of assistance 
under the Adult Assistance programs.

(b) Limitations

    1. This delegation of authority shall be exercised under the 
Department's existing policies on delegations and regulations.
    2. The authority to respond to general inquiries relative to 
established state, territorial, and tribal programs or to inquire about 
specific grantee policies and operations requires prior consultation 
with and concurrence of the Director, Division of State TANF

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Policy for state TANF and Adult Assistance topics or the Director, 
Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF and NEW topics.
    3. The authority to deem state TANF plan amendments complete 
requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, 
Division of State TANF Policy.
    4. The authority to approve/disapprove under 45 CFR 205.55(d), 
state applications to use alternate sources of information for income 
and eligibility (i.e., IEVS), requires prior consultation with and the 
concurrence of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Administration, the Director, Division of State TANF Policy, and with 
the other programs affected by the request.
    5. The authority to approve/disapprove under 45 CFR 205.56(a)(1), 
IEVS targeting plans, requires prior consultation with and the 
concurrence of the Office of the Deputy Assistance Secretary for 
Administration and the Director, Division of State TANF Policy.
    6. The authority to issue letters to state and tribal TANF grantees 
acknowledging their success in achieving work participation rates for a 
fiscal year requires the concurrence of the Director, Division of State 
TANF Policy for state TANF grantees or the Director, Division of Tribal 
TANF Management for tribal TANF grantees.
    7. The authority to advise and notify state TANF grantees on their 
caseload reduction credit applications requires prior consultation with 
the Director, Division of State TANF policy.
    8. The authority to request caseload and expenditure data from 
state TANF grantees relative to establishing a TFAG requires 
consultation with and concurrence of the Director, Division of Tribal 
TANF Management.
    9. The authority to approve, request changes, or defer action on 
``Letters of Intent'' submitted by tribal applicants who wish to 
operate TANF programs requires prior consultation with and concurrence 
of the Director, Division of Tribal TANF Management.
    10. The authority to implement TANF technical assistance plans and 
proposals for the expenditure of technical assistance funds requires 
approval of the Associate Director, TANF in consultation with the 
Director, Division of State & Territory Management.
    11. The authority to request additional information and consult 
with states and tribes on modifications to TANF corrective compliance 
plans requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, 
Division of State TANF Policy for state TANF plans or the Director, 
Division of Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF plans.
    12. The authority to approve audit resolutions letters requires 
prior consultation with and the concurrence of the Regional Office 
Grants Officer and the Director, Division of State TANF Policy for 
state TANF and Adult Assistance grantees, or the Director, Division of 
Tribal TANF Management for tribal TANF and NEW grantees.
    13. This delegation of authority does not include the authority to 
make determinations on state appeals concerning audit questions or 
recommendations by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
Audit Agency which involve ACF program practices reviewed under titles 
I, X, XI, and XVI of the Social Security Act.
    14. The authority to approve Adult Assistance Plans and amendments 
requires prior consultation with and concurrence of the Director, 
Division of State TANF Policy.
    15. The authority to approve FFP in payments for repairs to homes 
owned by recipients of Adult Assistance requires prior consultation 
with and concurrence of the Regional Office Grants Officer and 
Director, Division of State TANF Policy.

(c) Effective Date

    This delegation is effective upon the date of signature.

(d) Effect on Existing Delegations

    As related to the authorities delegated herein, this delegation of 
authority supersedes all previous delegations of authority to the TANF 
Regional Program Managers.
    I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the TANF Regional 
Office Program Managers, Office of Family Assistance, which involved 
the exercise of the authorities delegated herein prior to the effective 
date of this delegation.

    Dated: June 8, 2007.
Katherine Bradley,
Associate Director, TANF.
 [FR Doc. E7-11707 Filed 6-15-07; 8:45 am]
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