Revocation and Redelegation of Administrative Authority Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 71426-71427 [E7-24324]

Download as PDF 71426 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES redelegates certain authority to FHEO headquarters and region office staff. DATES: Effective Date: May 31, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410–0001, telephone number (202) 619–8046 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and speechimpaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Fair Housing Initiatives Program contained in the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3616a, authorizes the Secretary to provide funding to state and local governments or their agencies, public or private non-profit organizations or other public or private entities formulating or carrying out programs to prevent or eliminate discriminatory housing practices. This enables the recipients to carry out activities designed to obtain enforcement of the rights granted by the federal Fair Housing Act or by substantially equivalent state or local fair housing laws. This also enables the recipients to carry out education and outreach activities designed to inform the public of their rights and obligations under such federal, state or local laws prohibiting discrimination. By regulation, the Secretary has delegated to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority to administer the Fair Housing Initiatives Program (24 CFR 125.104(a)). By previous redelegation, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegated certain authority under the FHIP (68 FR 45843). Since that time, the FHEO Hub Directors’ title has been changed to FHEO Region Directors. Through this notice, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO revokes all previous redelegations under FHIP within the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, and retains and, with noted exception, redelegates authority to certain FHEO headquarters and region staff. Accordingly, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegate authority as follows: Section A. Authority Redelegated The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with certain exceptions, noted in Section B, redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority to act under Section 561 of the Housing and Community VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 Development Act of 1987 (Pub. L. 100– 242, February 5, 1988). This includes authority to further redelegate this authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary, in turn, retains and with exceptions noted in Section B herein redelegates this authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Programs and the FHEO Region Directors. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority redelegated by the Assistant Secretary for FHEO does not include the authority to issue or waive regulations, including authority to waive portions of the FHIP regulation pursuant to 24 CFR 125.106. The authority redelegated in this notice by the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, does not include the authority to determine the appropriate reporting and record maintenance, as provided in 24 CFR 125.104(e). Section C. Authority Revoked All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO regarding Section 561 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, are revoked, including the August 4, 2003 redelegation published at 68 FR 45843. Section D. Authority To Redelegate The authority redelegated from the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, FHEO Region Directors and the Director of the Office of Programs may not be further redelegated. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: May 31, 2007. Kim Kendrick, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Cheryl L. Ziegler, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register on December 12, 2007. [FR Doc. E7–24319 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5168–D–01] Revocation and Redelegation of Administrative Authority Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of revocation and redelegation of authority. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) revokes all prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and HUD’s implementing regulations, and redelegates certain authority as set forth herein to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, who in turn redelegates certain authority as set forth herein to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, Director of the Office of Systemic Investigations and the FHEO Region Directors. DATES: Effective Date: May 31, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410–0001; telephone number (202) 619–8046 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and speechimpaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary has delegated to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority to act as ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ and ‘‘reviewing civil rights official’’ under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and HUD’s implementing regulations in 24 CFR part 8. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegated the authority to act as the ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who in turn, redelegated that authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement and the FHEO Hub Directors. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO also redelegated the authority to act as ‘‘reviewing civil rights official,’’ in accordance with 24 CFR 8.56(h), to E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who in turn further redelegated that authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs and the Director of the Office of Enforcement. Since then, FHEO has created an Office of Systemic Investigations. Further, the FHEO Hub Directors’ titles have been changed to FHEO Region Directors. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO therefore now revokes those prior redelegations and retains and redelegates authority as follows: Dated: May 31, 2007. Kim Kendrick, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Cheryl Ziegler, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Section A. Authority Redelegated DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with limited exceptions set forth in Section B, redelegates the authority to act as the ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ and the ‘‘reviewing civil rights official’’ to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, including the authority to redelegate that authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and further redelegates the authority to act as the ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Systemic Investigations, Director of the Office of Enforcement and the FHEO Region Directors. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and further redelegates the authority to act as ‘‘reviewing civil rights official,’’ in accordance with 24 CFR 8.56(h), to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement and the Director of the Office of Systemic Investigation. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority redelegated from the Assistant Secretary for FHEO does not include the authority to issue or waive regulations. The authority redelegated from the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO does not include the authority, under 24 CFR 8.57(a) and (e) (1), to determine that compliance cannot be effectuated through informal resolution, to terminate or refuse to grant or continue federal financial assistance for noncompliance under 24 CFR 8.57(c) and does not include the authority to further redelegate. ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES Section C. Authority Revoked All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are revoked. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the Federal Register on December 12, 2007. [FR Doc. E7–24324 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P [Docket No. FR–5168–D–02] Revocation and Redelegation of Administrative Authority for Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of redelegation of authority. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) revokes all redelegations of authority under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 made within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and retains and redelegates this authority to act as the ‘‘responsible Department official,’’ with noted exceptions, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, who in turn, retains and redelegates this authority, with noted exceptions to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, and the FHEO Region Directors. DATES: Effective Date: May 31, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410–0001; telephone number (202) 619–8046 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and speechimpaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By previous delegation, the Secretary delegated to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity all authority to act as the ‘‘responsible Department official’’ in all matters relating to the carrying out of the requirements under Title VI of the Civil PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71427 Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d) and its implementing regulations (24 CFR part 1) except authority pertaining to tenant selection plans under 24 CFR 1.4(b)(2)(ii). (68 FR 43154, July 21, 2003). By previous redelegation (68 FR 45847, August 4, 2003), the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) redelegated this authority, with certain exceptions, to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary, who in turn, redelegated certain authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, and the FHEO Hub Directors. Since then, FHEO has created the Office of Systemic Investigations. Further, the FHEO Hub Directors’ titles have been changed to FHEO Region Directors. Accordingly, in this redelegation, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO revokes the August 4, 2003 and all other previous delegations and redelegates the authority to act as the ‘‘responsible Department official’’ under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and its implementing regulations and now retains and redelegates this authority as follows: Section A. Authority Redelegated With certain exceptions noted in Section B, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegates to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO the authority, under Title VI as provided in 24 CFR part 1, to act as the ‘‘responsible Department official’’’ in matters delegated to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO, including the authority to further redelegate this authority. The General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and further redelegates this authority, with noted exceptions in Section B, to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, Director of the Office of Systemic Investigations and the FHEO Region Directors. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority redelegated by the Assistant Secretary in this notice does not include the authority to issue or to waive regulations. The authority redelegated by the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO does not include the authority under 24 CFR 1.8(a) to refer to the Department of Justice (DOJ) unresolved findings of non-compliance or seek other means of compliance, the authority under 24 CFR 1.8(c) to terminate, refuse to grant, or refuse to continue federal financial assistance, the authority under 24 CFR 1.8(d) to determine that compliance E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5168-D-01]


Revocation and Redelegation of Administrative Authority Under 
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of revocation and redelegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 
(FHEO) revokes all prior redelegations of authority made within the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for FHEO under Section 504 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and HUD's implementing regulations, and 
redelegates certain authority as set forth herein to the General Deputy 
Assistant Secretary, who in turn redelegates certain authority as set 
forth herein to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement, Director of the Office 
of Systemic Investigations and the FHEO Region Directors.

DATES: Effective Date: May 31, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Greene, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and 
Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street, SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410-0001; telephone 
number (202) 619-8046 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and 
speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by 
calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877-
8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary has delegated to the Assistant 
Secretary for FHEO the authority to act as ``responsible civil rights 
official'' and ``reviewing civil rights official'' under section 504 of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and HUD's implementing regulations in 24 
CFR part 8. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO redelegated the authority 
to act as the ``responsible civil rights official'' to the General 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who in turn, redelegated that 
authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement and the FHEO Hub 
Directors. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO also redelegated the 
authority to act as ``reviewing civil rights official,'' in accordance 
with 24 CFR 8.56(h), to

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the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, who in turn further 
redelegated that authority to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
Enforcement and Programs and the Director of the Office of Enforcement. 
Since then, FHEO has created an Office of Systemic Investigations. 
Further, the FHEO Hub Directors' titles have been changed to FHEO 
Region Directors. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO therefore now 
revokes those prior redelegations and retains and redelegates authority 
as follows:

Section A. Authority Redelegated

    The Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and, with limited 
exceptions set forth in Section B, redelegates the authority to act as 
the ``responsible civil rights official'' and the ``reviewing civil 
rights official'' to the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO, 
including the authority to redelegate that authority. The General 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO retains and further redelegates the 
authority to act as the ``responsible civil rights official'' to the 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Director of 
the Office of Systemic Investigations, Director of the Office of 
Enforcement and the FHEO Region Directors. The General Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for FHEO retains and further redelegates the authority to act 
as ``reviewing civil rights official,'' in accordance with 24 CFR 
8.56(h), to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and 
Programs, Director of the Office of Enforcement and the Director of the 
Office of Systemic Investigation.

Section B. Authority Excepted

    The authority redelegated from the Assistant Secretary for FHEO 
does not include the authority to issue or waive regulations. The 
authority redelegated from the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for 
FHEO does not include the authority, under 24 CFR 8.57(a) and (e) (1), 
to determine that compliance cannot be effectuated through informal 
resolution, to terminate or refuse to grant or continue federal 
financial assistance for noncompliance under 24 CFR 8.57(c) and does 
not include the authority to further redelegate.

Section C. Authority Revoked

    All prior redelegations of authority made within the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for FHEO under section 504 of the Rehabilitation 
Act of 1973 are revoked.

    Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Act, 42 U.S.C. 3535(d).

    Dated: May 31, 2007.
Kim Kendrick,
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.
Cheryl Ziegler,
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity.

    Editorial Note: This document was received at the Office of the 
Federal Register on December 12, 2007.
 [FR Doc. E7-24324 Filed 12-14-07; 8:45 am]
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