Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority, 28480-28483 [E8-10982]

Download as PDF 28480 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 96 / Friday, May 16, 2008 / Notices BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers: A Public Health System Approach, Program Announcement Number (PA) TP 08–001 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Times and Dates: 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m., July 7, 2008 (Closed). 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., July 8, 2008 (Closed). 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., July 9, 2008 (Closed). 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m., July 9, 2008 (Closed). 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., July 10, 2008 (Closed). 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m., July 11, 2008 (Closed). Place: Spring Hill Suites Marriott, 3459 Buckhead Loop, Atlanta, GA 30326, Telephone (404) 844–4800. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c) (4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters to be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of applications received in response to ‘‘Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers: A Public Health System Approach,’’ PA TP 08–001. Contact Person for More Information: Charles Rafferty, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Review Officer, Office of Science and Public Health Practice, Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D44, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone (404) 639–7495. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 May 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: May 9, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–10991 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee Dated: May 9, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–10993 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] Dated: May 9, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–10974 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority In accordance with section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting for the aforementioned committee: Name: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). Times and Dates: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., June 12, 2008. 9 a.m.–1 p.m., June 13, 2008. Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Global Communications Center, Building 19, Auditorium B3, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. Purpose: The Committee is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, the Director, CDC, and the Director, National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID), regarding (1) the practice of hospital infection control; (2) strategies for surveillance, prevention, and control of infections (e.g., nosocomial infections), antimicrobial resistance, and related events in settings where healthcare is provided; and (3) periodic updating of guidelines and other policy statements regarding prevention of healthcare-associated infections and healthcare-related conditions. Matters to be Discussed: Guidelines and progress including prevention of UTI and Norovirus transmission, HICPAC prioritization of recommendations for implementation. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Wendy Vance, HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCPDCID, CDC, l600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop D–10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. Telephone (404) 639–2891. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Part C (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (45 FR 67772–76, dated October 14, 1980, and corrected at 45 FR 69296, October 20, 1980, as amended most recently at 73 FR 20297–304, dated April 15, 2008) is amended to reflect the reorganization of the Financial Management Office within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Section C–B, Organization and Functions, is hereby amended as follows: Delete in their entirety the titles and functional statements for the Financial Management Office (CAJE), and insert the following: Financial Management Office (CAJE). (1) Provides leadership and coordination in the development and administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) financial management policies; (2) develops budget submissions for the CDC; (3) collaborates with the CDC Office of the Director (OD) in the development and implementation of long-range program and financial plans; (4) participates in budget reviews and hearings; (5) manages CDC’s system of internal budgetary planning and control of funds; (6) develops and implements CDC-wide budgetary, accounting, and fiscal systems and procedures; (7) conducts CDC-wide manpower management (including productivity measurement) activities; (8) prepares financial reports; (9) serves as the focal point for domestic and international travel policy, procedures and interpretation; (10) provides legislation reference services; (11) plans, directs and conducts internal quality assurance reviews; (12) analyzes data and makes recommendations to assure effective safeguards are in place to prevent fraud, waste and abuse; (13) assists in identifying or conducting special E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 96 / Friday, May 16, 2008 / Notices financial management training programs; and (14) maintains liaison with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Management and Budget (0MB), Congress, and other government organizations on financial management matters. Office of the Director (CAJE1). (1) Provides leadership, guidance, direction, and oversight necessary to fully manage the performance of CDC’s Financial Management Office (FMO); (2) establishes FMO’s vision and long-term strategy; (3) leads the overall budgetary and human resource management strategy for FMO; (4) develops customer service strategy and actively engages the Agency around financial management effectiveness and improvement; (5) provides financial guidance and strategic support for the Agency and the Chief Operating Officer; (6) advocates and supports policy and appropriations law compliance; (7) serves as CDC witness in budget hearings before Committees of Congress, OMB, and DHHS; (8) participates with senior program and Agency management in program planning and policy determinations, evaluations, conferences, and decisions concerning financial resources; (9) provides a centralized source for current information on financial management legal and regulatory requirements governing the prevention and control of diseases; and (10) provides consultation and assistance in financial management to state and local health departments when requested by CDC officials. Travel Management Activity (CAJE12). (1) Provides expertise, guidance, oversight, and interpretation of policies, laws, rules and regulations for all aspects of travel procedures and policies at CDC, including the use of the automated travel system, local travel, domestic and foreign temporary duty travel, and change of station travel for civil service employees, foreign service employees, commissioned officers, CDC fellows, etc.; (2) communicates and implements Departmental travel policies; (3) manages the administrative aspects of travel for the agency, including enforcement of travel card policy, delegation of authority, distribution of cash purchase memos, and approval of First-Class memos; (4) serves as liaison with travel provider for travel contract matters; (5) provides the Director’s Emergency Operations Center travel support; and (6) develops CDC Conference Travel planning and reporting for DHHS and Congress. Office of Organizational Excellence (CAJE13). (1) Provides direction, strategy, and advice necessary to VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 May 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 support the management and continuous improvement of FMO and financial processes; (2) coordinates creation and implementation of operating standards/procedures and processes, and monitors compliance; (3) provides leading practices in government financial management practices to FMO; (4) coordinates continuous improvement and special project initiatives and advises on performance improvement opportunities; (5) manages FMO Service Desk; (6) develops, implements, and manages recruiting, hiring, retention, and succession strategies; (7) manages all aspects of human resources for FMO, including application of Federal programs and staffing administration; (8) develops, implements, and manages professional development strategy and plan for FMO; (9) develops and implements FMO’s communication strategy and plan; and (10) manages the development and communication of financial management policies. Office of Formulation, Evaluation, and Analysis (CAJE14). (1) Develops CDC’s budget in accordance with DHHS, OMB, and Congressional requirements, policies, procedures, and regulations; (2) provides leadership and advice on matters of budget formulation, public health policy development, budget and performance integration, and Congressional appropriations for CDC/ ATSDR; (3) participates in budget reviews and hearings before DHHS, OMB, and Congress; (4) provides direction and guidance for appropriations strategy and program support; (5) manages budget submissions and OMB Performance Assessment and Rating Tool (PART) content; (6) provides leadership and advice in implementing performance systems, including the PART assessments, key performance indicators, and CDC’s Government Performance Results Act (GPRA) program; (7) serves as a liaison with the Office of the Secretary, OMB, Government Accountability Office, other government organizations, and Congress on financial management matters; (8) manages appropriations analysis and reporting process, submissions, and summary information; and (9) manages appropriations communication and issues management both internally and externally, and interacts with BBS, OMB, Congress, and partners. Accounting Branch (CAJEB). (1) Oversees and provides approach to accounting for the Agency; (2) manages accounting treatment for CDC on all business systems implementations and upgrades to current business systems; PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28481 (3) manages all financial audit reviews for FMO and conducts risk assessment on internal controls; (4) prepares SF 133 Report on Budget Execution for CDC Appropriation and IDDAs, FACTS I and II Report and Year-End Closing Statement (2108 Report), and SF 224; (5) prepares, analyzes fluctuations, and coordinates explanation on differences for financial statements and notes, including Statement of Changes in Net Position, Statement of Budgetary Resources, Balance Sheet, Statement of Net Cost, and Statement of Financing; (6) performs GPRA reporting analysis for compliance; (7) ensures compliance of Federal and Department reporting requirements; (8) coordinates accounting policy issues with the DHHS Office of Financial Policy and FMO’s Office of Organization Excellence; (9) manages Fund Balance with Treasury, including authority, disbursements (payroll and non-payroll), collections, deposit funds and budget clearing accounts; (10) prepares manual and ADI journal vouchers for corrections to the general ledger; and (11) performs monthly, quarterly, and year-end closeout process of the general ledger. Financial Systems Branch (CAJED). (1) Provides management and coordination necessary for FMO to have access to systems, data, and reporting capability; (2) develops, implements, and manages long-term systems strategy for FMO; (3) provides systems analysis, design, programming, implementation, enhancement and documentation of FMO related systems; (4) provides technical support and assistance for data error analysis and resolution, coordination of system initiatives, management of IT resources, and the access and interpretation of financial system data; (5) serves as a liaison to UFMS Operations and Maintenance and other internal and external groups as needed; (6) manages all aspects of FMO’s systems security and administration; (7) performs certification and accreditation of FMO systems; (8) performs CAN realignment coordination; and (9) manages FMO hardware and equipment, and serves as the custodial officer. Financial Services Branch (CAJEE). (1) Manages all activities, policies, quality control, and audit support for accounts payable and disbursement functions for the Agency; (2) serves as the CDC subject matter expert on all financial matters dealing with all travel, assignments and payments; (3) ensures all payments are made in accordance with applicable Federal and international laws and standards, such as Appropriations Law; (4) serves as liaison with the Department of Treasury E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 28482 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 96 / Friday, May 16, 2008 / Notices (DOT), the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and/or Offices, as well as outside customers, to provide financial information and reconcile payment issues; (5) compiles and submits a variety of cash management and travel reports required by the DOT and various other outside agencies; (6) provides training and advice on payment, travel and disbursement issues; (7) manages the transactions related to accounts payable, such as processing cables, reimbursements, IPAC disbursements, and payments for Foreign internationals and Visiting Fellows; (8) completes all reconciliations of sub-legers to General Ledger; (9) responds to traveler inquiries for vouchers and certifies funds availability; and (10) manages change of station payment processing. Budget Operations Branch (CAJEH). (1) Provides agency-level budget execution functions, financial data analysis, and reporting; (2) provides budgetary information for business decision making support surrounding public health; (3) develops high-level plans to execute Agency level budget; (4) ensures changes and plans are in compliance with decisions and Agency direction; (5) reports compliance of laws, regulations, and decisions to FMO Deputy Director for Budget; (6) provides agency-wide budget planning, analysis, and reporting for agency budget execution and public health goals strategy; (7) provides Agency spend plan validation, remediation, and analysis; (8) provides funds control management for the Agency level budget; (9) assists in the review of Congressional bill language to identify and properly account for earmarks and other directed programs; (10) provides Departmental and OMB reporting; and (11) provides budget execution for Centralized Mandatory Services. Debt Management Branch (CAJEJ). (1) Oversees and provides approach to invoicing, billing, collections, reconciliations and reporting for the Agency; (2) serves as the central point of contact for the Agency on all debt management issues, including training and issue resolution; (3) develops strategy and analysis for reimbursable agreements in accordance with the CC/ CO, NC, Division, and/or Office; (4) manages all aspects of accounts receivable transactions in UFMS, prepares invoices, and processes billing; (5) works with programs, the Chief Financial Officer, and FMO to resolve all posting errors, such as the resolution for over-obligated and unsigned agreements, DC calculations, and uncollectible debt; (6) analyzes the intra- and inter-governmental eliminations process for compliance VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 May 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 with financial statements; (7) prepares and submits Agency level fmancial reports to HHS/OS; and (8) prepares and submits the year end certification and verification of the Treasury Report on receivables. Grants and Asset Management Branch (CAJEK). (1) Oversees and provides approach to grants management; (2) serves as liaison with the Procurements and Grants Office, Buildings and Facilities Offices, Program offices, and Budget Execution Services on capital asset procedures; (3) manages financial accounting for all assets for CDC, including real and personal property, equipment, land, leases, software, personal property, and stockpiles; (4) conducts financial and inventory reconciliations for all applicable assets, including inventory such as Vaccine for Children and Strategic National Stockpile, real and personal property, equipment, leases, leasehold improvements, land, and others as needed; (5) provides training and assistance to CDC project officers and grants management officials around financial grants management; (6) serves as liaison with grantees and other operating divisions for financial questions/inquiries related to grants; (7) manages the process to perform grant processing for commitments, obligations, advances, disbursements, and accruals; (8) manages grants transactions, such as vendor set-up, establishing sub-accounts, CAN set-up within PMS, reconciling sycnfile to PMS, and posting files from PMS; and (9) conducts grant reviews, monitors burn rates, and supports Program in grant execution. Budget Execution Services Branch 1 (CAJEL). This branch supports the National Center for Zoonotic, VectorBorne, and Enteric Diseases and the National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the Coordinating Centers/Coordinating Offices (CC/CO), National Centers (NC), Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the AntiDeficiency Act; (6) provides the overall PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future year budget. Budget Execution Services Branch 2 (CAJEM). This branch supports the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, the National Center for HP//AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, and the Office of the Director for Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the Anti Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CCICO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget. Budget Execution Services Branch 3 (CAJEN). This branch supports the Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 96 / Friday, May 16, 2008 / Notices leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the Anti Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget. Budget Execution Services Branch 4 (CAJEP). This branch supports the Coordinating Center for Health Promotion and the Office of Workforce and Career Development by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the AntiDeficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget. Budget Execution Services Branch 5 (CAJER). This branch supports the Coordinating Office for Global Health, the Office of the Chief Operating Officers, and the Office of the Director, CDC, by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DUBS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:18 May 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the AntiDeficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future year budget. Budget Execution Services Branch 6 (CAJES). This branch supports the Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service and the Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC’s budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the AntiDeficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC’s FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget. Dated: May 8, 2008. Joseph Henderson, Acting Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–10982 Filed 5–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–18–M PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28483 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority Part C (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (45 FR 67772–76, dated October 14, 1980, and corrected at 45 FR 69296, October 20, 1980, as amended most recently at 73 FR 20297–3 04, dated April 15, 2008) is amended to reflect the establishment of the Office of Critical Information Integration and Exchange within the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector Borne, and Enteric Diseases, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Section C–B, Organization and Functions, is hereby amended as follows: After the functional statements for the Mycotic Diseases Branch (CVHEG), Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases (CVHE), National Center for Zoonotic, VectorBorne, and Enteric Diseases (CVH), insert the following: Office of Critical Information Integration and Exchange (CVHG). The mission of the Office of Critical Information Integration and Exchange (OCIIX) is to provide a CDC-wide resource that facilitates the exchange, integration, and visualization of relevant information from a variety of sources to enhance Agency and programmatic situational awareness for decision making and early event detection. To carry out its mission, OCIIX: (1) Develops tools that enable social networking and the creation of communities of practice to facilitate the exchange of information essential to developing an accurate and complete picture of developments that could threaten health worldwide; (2) identifies and/or develops information technologies to improve access to the integrated information; (3) detects, analyzes and communicates relevant information from a variety of sources to provide situational awareness services that reduce emergency response times for the CDC Office of the Director and Agency programs; and (4) analyzes, integrates and provides information to key stakeholders to widen their understanding of emerging threats and to enhance the effectiveness of subsequent response strategies. E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of 
Authority

    Part C (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) of the 
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of 
the Department of Health and Human Services (45 FR 67772-76, dated 
October 14, 1980, and corrected at 45 FR 69296, October 20, 1980, as 
amended most recently at 73 FR 20297-304, dated April 15, 2008) is 
amended to reflect the reorganization of the Financial Management 
Office within the Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention.
    Section C-B, Organization and Functions, is hereby amended as 
follows: Delete in their entirety the titles and functional statements 
for the Financial Management Office (CAJE), and insert the following:
    Financial Management Office (CAJE). (1) Provides leadership and 
coordination in the development and administration of the Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) financial management policies; 
(2) develops budget submissions for the CDC; (3) collaborates with the 
CDC Office of the Director (OD) in the development and implementation 
of long-range program and financial plans; (4) participates in budget 
reviews and hearings; (5) manages CDC's system of internal budgetary 
planning and control of funds; (6) develops and implements CDC-wide 
budgetary, accounting, and fiscal systems and procedures; (7) conducts 
CDC-wide manpower management (including productivity measurement) 
activities; (8) prepares financial reports; (9) serves as the focal 
point for domestic and international travel policy, procedures and 
interpretation; (10) provides legislation reference services; (11) 
plans, directs and conducts internal quality assurance reviews; (12) 
analyzes data and makes recommendations to assure effective safeguards 
are in place to prevent fraud, waste and abuse; (13) assists in 
identifying or conducting special

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financial management training programs; and (14) maintains liaison with 
the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of 
Management and Budget (0MB), Congress, and other government 
organizations on financial management matters.
    Office of the Director (CAJE1). (1) Provides leadership, guidance, 
direction, and oversight necessary to fully manage the performance of 
CDC's Financial Management Office (FMO); (2) establishes FMO's vision 
and long-term strategy; (3) leads the overall budgetary and human 
resource management strategy for FMO; (4) develops customer service 
strategy and actively engages the Agency around financial management 
effectiveness and improvement; (5) provides financial guidance and 
strategic support for the Agency and the Chief Operating Officer; (6) 
advocates and supports policy and appropriations law compliance; (7) 
serves as CDC witness in budget hearings before Committees of Congress, 
OMB, and DHHS; (8) participates with senior program and Agency 
management in program planning and policy determinations, evaluations, 
conferences, and decisions concerning financial resources; (9) provides 
a centralized source for current information on financial management 
legal and regulatory requirements governing the prevention and control 
of diseases; and (10) provides consultation and assistance in financial 
management to state and local health departments when requested by CDC 
officials.
    Travel Management Activity (CAJE12). (1) Provides expertise, 
guidance, oversight, and interpretation of policies, laws, rules and 
regulations for all aspects of travel procedures and policies at CDC, 
including the use of the automated travel system, local travel, 
domestic and foreign temporary duty travel, and change of station 
travel for civil service employees, foreign service employees, 
commissioned officers, CDC fellows, etc.; (2) communicates and 
implements Departmental travel policies; (3) manages the administrative 
aspects of travel for the agency, including enforcement of travel card 
policy, delegation of authority, distribution of cash purchase memos, 
and approval of First-Class memos; (4) serves as liaison with travel 
provider for travel contract matters; (5) provides the Director's 
Emergency Operations Center travel support; and (6) develops CDC 
Conference Travel planning and reporting for DHHS and Congress.
    Office of Organizational Excellence (CAJE13). (1) Provides 
direction, strategy, and advice necessary to support the management and 
continuous improvement of FMO and financial processes; (2) coordinates 
creation and implementation of operating standards/procedures and 
processes, and monitors compliance; (3) provides leading practices in 
government financial management practices to FMO; (4) coordinates 
continuous improvement and special project initiatives and advises on 
performance improvement opportunities; (5) manages FMO Service Desk; 
(6) develops, implements, and manages recruiting, hiring, retention, 
and succession strategies; (7) manages all aspects of human resources 
for FMO, including application of Federal programs and staffing 
administration; (8) develops, implements, and manages professional 
development strategy and plan for FMO; (9) develops and implements 
FMO's communication strategy and plan; and (10) manages the development 
and communication of financial management policies.
    Office of Formulation, Evaluation, and Analysis (CAJE14). (1) 
Develops CDC's budget in accordance with DHHS, OMB, and Congressional 
requirements, policies, procedures, and regulations; (2) provides 
leadership and advice on matters of budget formulation, public health 
policy development, budget and performance integration, and 
Congressional appropriations for CDC/ATSDR; (3) participates in budget 
reviews and hearings before DHHS, OMB, and Congress; (4) provides 
direction and guidance for appropriations strategy and program support; 
(5) manages budget submissions and OMB Performance Assessment and 
Rating Tool (PART) content; (6) provides leadership and advice in 
implementing performance systems, including the PART assessments, key 
performance indicators, and CDC's Government Performance Results Act 
(GPRA) program; (7) serves as a liaison with the Office of the 
Secretary, OMB, Government Accountability Office, other government 
organizations, and Congress on financial management matters; (8) 
manages appropriations analysis and reporting process, submissions, and 
summary information; and (9) manages appropriations communication and 
issues management both internally and externally, and interacts with 
BBS, OMB, Congress, and partners.
    Accounting Branch (CAJEB). (1) Oversees and provides approach to 
accounting for the Agency; (2) manages accounting treatment for CDC on 
all business systems implementations and upgrades to current business 
systems; (3) manages all financial audit reviews for FMO and conducts 
risk assessment on internal controls; (4) prepares SF 133 Report on 
Budget Execution for CDC Appropriation and IDDAs, FACTS I and II Report 
and Year-End Closing Statement (2108 Report), and SF 224; (5) prepares, 
analyzes fluctuations, and coordinates explanation on differences for 
financial statements and notes, including Statement of Changes in Net 
Position, Statement of Budgetary Resources, Balance Sheet, Statement of 
Net Cost, and Statement of Financing; (6) performs GPRA reporting 
analysis for compliance; (7) ensures compliance of Federal and 
Department reporting requirements; (8) coordinates accounting policy 
issues with the DHHS Office of Financial Policy and FMO's Office of 
Organization Excellence; (9) manages Fund Balance with Treasury, 
including authority, disbursements (payroll and non-payroll), 
collections, deposit funds and budget clearing accounts; (10) prepares 
manual and ADI journal vouchers for corrections to the general ledger; 
and (11) performs monthly, quarterly, and year-end closeout process of 
the general ledger.
    Financial Systems Branch (CAJED). (1) Provides management and 
coordination necessary for FMO to have access to systems, data, and 
reporting capability; (2) develops, implements, and manages long-term 
systems strategy for FMO; (3) provides systems analysis, design, 
programming, implementation, enhancement and documentation of FMO 
related systems; (4) provides technical support and assistance for data 
error analysis and resolution, coordination of system initiatives, 
management of IT resources, and the access and interpretation of 
financial system data; (5) serves as a liaison to UFMS Operations and 
Maintenance and other internal and external groups as needed; (6) 
manages all aspects of FMO's systems security and administration; (7) 
performs certification and accreditation of FMO systems; (8) performs 
CAN realignment coordination; and (9) manages FMO hardware and 
equipment, and serves as the custodial officer.
    Financial Services Branch (CAJEE). (1) Manages all activities, 
policies, quality control, and audit support for accounts payable and 
disbursement functions for the Agency; (2) serves as the CDC subject 
matter expert on all financial matters dealing with all travel, 
assignments and payments; (3) ensures all payments are made in 
accordance with applicable Federal and international laws and 
standards, such as Appropriations Law; (4) serves as liaison with the 
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(DOT), the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and/or Offices, as well as outside 
customers, to provide financial information and reconcile payment 
issues; (5) compiles and submits a variety of cash management and 
travel reports required by the DOT and various other outside agencies; 
(6) provides training and advice on payment, travel and disbursement 
issues; (7) manages the transactions related to accounts payable, such 
as processing cables, reimbursements, IPAC disbursements, and payments 
for Foreign internationals and Visiting Fellows; (8) completes all 
reconciliations of sub-legers to General Ledger; (9) responds to 
traveler inquiries for vouchers and certifies funds availability; and 
(10) manages change of station payment processing.
    Budget Operations Branch (CAJEH). (1) Provides agency-level budget 
execution functions, financial data analysis, and reporting; (2) 
provides budgetary information for business decision making support 
surrounding public health; (3) develops high-level plans to execute 
Agency level budget; (4) ensures changes and plans are in compliance 
with decisions and Agency direction; (5) reports compliance of laws, 
regulations, and decisions to FMO Deputy Director for Budget; (6) 
provides agency-wide budget planning, analysis, and reporting for 
agency budget execution and public health goals strategy; (7) provides 
Agency spend plan validation, remediation, and analysis; (8) provides 
funds control management for the Agency level budget; (9) assists in 
the review of Congressional bill language to identify and properly 
account for earmarks and other directed programs; (10) provides 
Departmental and OMB reporting; and (11) provides budget execution for 
Centralized Mandatory Services.
    Debt Management Branch (CAJEJ). (1) Oversees and provides approach 
to invoicing, billing, collections, reconciliations and reporting for 
the Agency; (2) serves as the central point of contact for the Agency 
on all debt management issues, including training and issue resolution; 
(3) develops strategy and analysis for reimbursable agreements in 
accordance with the CC/CO, NC, Division, and/or Office; (4) manages all 
aspects of accounts receivable transactions in UFMS, prepares invoices, 
and processes billing; (5) works with programs, the Chief Financial 
Officer, and FMO to resolve all posting errors, such as the resolution 
for over-obligated and unsigned agreements, DC calculations, and 
uncollectible debt; (6) analyzes the intra- and inter-governmental 
eliminations process for compliance with financial statements; (7) 
prepares and submits Agency level fmancial reports to HHS/OS; and (8) 
prepares and submits the year end certification and verification of the 
Treasury Report on receivables.
    Grants and Asset Management Branch (CAJEK). (1) Oversees and 
provides approach to grants management; (2) serves as liaison with the 
Procurements and Grants Office, Buildings and Facilities Offices, 
Program offices, and Budget Execution Services on capital asset 
procedures; (3) manages financial accounting for all assets for CDC, 
including real and personal property, equipment, land, leases, 
software, personal property, and stockpiles; (4) conducts financial and 
inventory reconciliations for all applicable assets, including 
inventory such as Vaccine for Children and Strategic National 
Stockpile, real and personal property, equipment, leases, leasehold 
improvements, land, and others as needed; (5) provides training and 
assistance to CDC project officers and grants management officials 
around financial grants management; (6) serves as liaison with grantees 
and other operating divisions for financial questions/inquiries related 
to grants; (7) manages the process to perform grant processing for 
commitments, obligations, advances, disbursements, and accruals; (8) 
manages grants transactions, such as vendor set-up, establishing sub-
accounts, CAN set-up within PMS, reconciling sycnfile to PMS, and 
posting files from PMS; and (9) conducts grant reviews, monitors burn 
rates, and supports Program in grant execution.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 1 (CAJEL). This branch supports 
the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases 
and the National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of 
Infectious Diseases by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal 
and regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC's budget within the 
framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of 
CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget 
Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, 
ongoing partnerships with the Coordinating Centers/Coordinating Offices 
(CC/CO), National Centers (NC), Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and 
supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the 
leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in 
compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the Anti-
Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of 
spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists 
Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and 
Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, 
FMO Central, and CDC's FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs 
cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes 
recommendations for future year budget.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 2 (CAJEM). This branch supports 
the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, the 
National Center for HP//AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, 
and the Office of the Director for Coordinating Center for Infectious 
Diseases by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and 
regulatory expertise and support to execute CDC's budget within the 
framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of 
CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget 
Execution Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, 
ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) 
manages and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) 
provides the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and 
administration, in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, 
such as the Anti Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and 
reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending 
decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation 
of CCICO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares 
knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC's FMO Budget Analyst 
Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial 
requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 3 (CAJEN). This branch supports 
the Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention 
and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health by 
performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory 
expertise and support to execute CDC's budget within the framework of 
DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) 
manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution 
Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing 
partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages 
and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides 
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leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in 
compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the Anti 
Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of 
spend plans to advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists 
Program Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and 
Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, 
FMO Central, and CDC's FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs 
cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes 
recommendations for future-year budget.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 4 (CAJEP). This branch supports 
the Coordinating Center for Health Promotion and the Office of 
Workforce and Career Development by performing the following: (1) 
Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and support to execute 
CDC's budget within the framework of DHHS, OMB, and Congressional 
regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the expectations 
agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level Agreement; 
(3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, 
Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in all aspects 
of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and guidance for spend 
plan creation and administration, in compliance with all Federal 
guidelines and policies, such as the Anti-Deficiency Act; (6) provides 
the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to advise 
Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in 
developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) 
communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC's 
FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to 
review financial requests and makes recommendations for future-year 
budget.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 5 (CAJER). This branch supports 
the Coordinating Office for Global Health, the Office of the Chief 
Operating Officers, and the Office of the Director, CDC, by performing 
the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory expertise and 
support to execute CDC's budget within the framework of DUBS, OMB, and 
Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) manages to the 
expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution Services Service Level 
Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing partnerships with the CC/
COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages and supports Program in 
all aspects of funds management; (5) provides the leadership and 
guidance for spend plan creation and administration, in compliance with 
all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the Anti-Deficiency Act; 
(6) provides the overall analysis and reconciliation of spend plans to 
advise Program on future spending decisions; (7) assists Program 
Officials in developing sub-allocation of CC/CO, NC, and Division 
ceilings; (8) communicates and shares knowledge with Program, FMO 
Central, and CDC's FMO Budget Analyst Community; and (9) performs cost-
benefit analysis to review financial requests and makes recommendations 
for future year budget.
    Budget Execution Services Branch 6 (CAJES). This branch supports 
the Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service and the 
Coordinating Office for Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response 
by performing the following: (1) Provides the legal and regulatory 
expertise and support to execute CDC's budget within the framework of 
DHHS, OMB, and Congressional regulations, and policies of CDC OD; (2) 
manages to the expectations agreed upon in the Budget Execution 
Services Service Level Agreement; (3) promotes structured, ongoing 
partnerships with the CC/COs, NCs, Divisions, and Offices; (4) manages 
and supports Program in all aspects of funds management; (5) provides 
the leadership and guidance for spend plan creation and administration, 
in compliance with all Federal guidelines and policies, such as the 
Anti-Deficiency Act; (6) provides the overall analysis and 
reconciliation of spend plans to advise Program on future spending 
decisions; (7) assists Program Officials in developing sub-allocation 
of CC/CO, NC, and Division ceilings; (8) communicates and shares 
knowledge with Program, FMO Central, and CDC's FMO Budget Analyst 
Community; and (9) performs cost-benefit analysis to review financial 
requests and makes recommendations for future-year budget.

    Dated: May 8, 2008.
Joseph Henderson,
Acting Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention.
 [FR Doc. E8-10982 Filed 5-15-08; 8:45 am]
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