Delegation of Authority, 14564 [E9-6958]

Download as PDF 14564 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 31, 2009 / Notices Office of the Director, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Mailstop E21, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone (404) 498–1194. 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. Dated: March 23, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–7225 Filed 3–30–09; 8:45 am] Dated: March 23, 2009. Charles E. Johnson, Acting Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. E9–6958 Filed 3–30–09; 8:45 am] Administration for Children and Families Delegation of Authority BILLING CODE 4184–01–M Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families the authority vested in the Secretary of Health and Human Services with authority to redelegate to the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the following authority vested in the Secretary under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110–457,22 U.S.C. 7105. tjames on PRODPC61 with NOTICES 1. This delegation shall be exercised under the Departments existing delegation of authority and policy on regulations. 2. This delegation shall be exercised under financial and administrative requirements applicable to all Administration for Children and Families authorities. This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Authority Delegated 1. Authority to provide interim assistance to children who may have been subjected to a severe form of trafficking and to conduct activities related to eligibility letters under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110–457, section 212(a)(2), 22 U.S.C. 7105, as amended. In exercising the authority to conduct activities related to eligibility letters, personnel in the Administration for Children and Families will consult with the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security and nongovernmental organizations with expertise on victims of trafficking. 2. Authority to train Federal staff and State and local officials to improve identification and protection for trafficking victims under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110–457, section 212(b)(1) and (2), 22 U.S.C. 7105, as amended. I hereby affirmed and ratified any actions taken by the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families or any other Administration for Children and 14:35 Mar 30, 2009 Limitations Effective Date BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 Families officials, which, in effect, involved the exercise of this authority prior to the effective date of this delegation. Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, with authority to re-delegate to the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the following authority vested in the Secretary under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 Public Law 110–457 § 235, amended. Authority Delegated Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(a)(1) to work in conjunction with the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of State, and the Attorney General, to develop policies and procedures to ensure that unaccompanied alien children (UAC) are safely repatriated to their country of nationality or of last habitual residence. 2. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(a)(5)(A) to work in conjunction with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security, nongovernmental organizations, and other national and international agencies and experts, to create a pilot program to develop and implement best PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 practices for the repatriation and reintegration of UAC. 3. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(b)(1) to provide care and custody of all UAC, except as otherwise provided under § 235(a), including responsibility for their detention, where appropriate. 4. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(b)(4) to develop age determination procedures in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security. 5. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(c)(1) to establish policies and programs to ensure that UAC are protected from traffickers and other persons seeking to victimize or otherwise engage such children in criminal, harmful or exploitative activity. 6. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(c)(2) to place an unaccompanied alien child in the least restrictive setting that is in the best interest of the child. In making such placements, personnel in the Administration for Children and Families may consider danger to self, danger to the community, and risk of flight. Concerning placements in a secure facility, the personnel in the Administration for Children and Families shall review the placements, at a minimum, on a monthly basis to determine if such placements remain warranted. Placement of child trafficking victims may include placement in an Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) program, pursuant to section 4 12(d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1522(d)). 7. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(c)(3)(A) to place an unaccompanied alien child with a custodian upon determining that the proposed custodian is capable of providing for the child’s physical and mental well-being. Such determination shall, at a minimum, include verification of the custodian’s identity and relationship to the child and an independent finding that the custodian has not engaged in any activity that would pose a potential risk to the child. 8. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 § 235(c)(3)(B) to conduct a home study for a child who is a victim of a severe E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Delegation of Authority

    Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Assistant 
Secretary for Children and Families the authority vested in the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services with authority to re-delegate to 
the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the following 
authority vested in the Secretary under the William Wilberforce 
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 
110-457,22 U.S.C. 7105.

Authority Delegated

    1. Authority to provide interim assistance to children who may have 
been subjected to a severe form of trafficking and to conduct 
activities related to eligibility letters under the William Wilberforce 
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 
110-457, section 212(a)(2), 22 U.S.C. 7105, as amended. In exercising 
the authority to conduct activities related to eligibility letters, 
personnel in the Administration for Children and Families will consult 
with the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security and 
nongovernmental organizations with expertise on victims of trafficking.
    2. Authority to train Federal staff and State and local officials 
to improve identification and protection for trafficking victims under 
the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization 
Act of 2008, Public Law 110-457, section 212(b)(1) and (2), 22 U.S.C. 
7105, as amended.
    I hereby affirmed and ratified any actions taken by the Assistant 
Secretary for Children and Families or any other Administration for 
Children and Families officials, which, in effect, involved the 
exercise of this authority prior to the effective date of this 
delegation.

Limitations

    1. This delegation shall be exercised under the Departments 
existing delegation of authority and policy on regulations.
    2. This delegation shall be exercised under financial and 
administrative requirements applicable to all Administration for 
Children and Families authorities.

Effective Date

    This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature.

    Dated: March 23, 2009.
Charles E. Johnson,
Acting Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services.
 [FR Doc. E9-6958 Filed 3-30-09; 8:45 am]
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