Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority, 19233 [E9-9693]

Download as PDF erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 80 / Tuesday, April 28, 2009 / Notices up services, during the pendency of removal proceedings, on children for whom a home study was conducted, and to conduct follow-up services for those UAC with mental health or other needs. 10. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(c)(4) to cooperate with the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) to ensure that custodians of UAC receive legal orientation presentations through the Legal Orientation Program administered by EOIR. 11. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(c)(5) to ensure, to the greatest extent practicable and consistent with section 292 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1362), that UAC who are or have been in the custody of the Secretary or the Secretary of Homeland Security, and who are not described in section 235(a)(2)(A), have counsel. To the greatest extent practicable, personnel in the Administration for Children and Families shall make every effort to use the services of pro bono counsel who agree to provide representation to such UAC without charge. 12. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(c)(6) to appoint independent child advocates for child trafficking victims or other vulnerable UAC. 13. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(d)(1) to specifically consent to juvenile court jurisdiction for an unaccompanied alien child who is applying for special immigrant status pursuant to section 101(a)(27)(J) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(J)) and who is in the custody of the Secretary. 14. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(d)(4)(A) to make eligible for placement and services under a URM program pursuant to section 412(d) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1522(d)) children granted special immigrant status under section 101(a)(27)(J) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(J)) and who were either in the custody of the Secretary or who were receiving services pursuant to section 501(a) of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980 (8 U.S.C. 1522 note) at the time a dependency order was granted. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:33 Apr 27, 2009 Jkt 217001 15. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 section 235(e) to train Federal personnel, and upon request, State and local personnel, who have substantive contact with UAC. (b) Limitations 1. This delegation shall be exercised under the Department’s 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. (c) Effective Date This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature. In addition, I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which, in effect, involved the exercise of these authorities prior to the effective date of this delegation. Dated: April 1, 2009. Curtis L. Coy, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. E9–9692 Filed 4–27–09; 8:45 am] 19233 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). (b) Limitations 1. This delegation shall be exercised under the Department’s 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. (c) Effective Date This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature. Dated: April 10, 2009. Curtis L. Coy, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. [FR Doc. E9–9693 Filed 4–27–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P BILLING CODE 4184–01–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 delegate to the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlement the following authority delegated to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110–457, section 212. (a) 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). 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 80 (Tuesday, April 28, 2009)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E9-9693]


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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 delegate to the Director of the 
Office of Refugee Resettlement the following authority delegated to the 
Assistant Secretary for Children and Families by the Secretary of the 
Department of Health and Human Services under the William Wilberforce 
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 
110-457, section 212.

(a) 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). 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).

(b) Limitations

    1. This delegation shall be exercised under the Department's 
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.

(c) Effective Date

    This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature.

    Dated: April 10, 2009.
Curtis L. Coy,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. E9-9693 Filed 4-27-09; 8:45 am]
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