Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority, 6399 [2010-2785]

Download as PDF Cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 26 / Tuesday, February 9, 2010 / Notices Coordinator on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information technology infrastructure that permits the electronic exchange and use of health information as is consistent with the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and that includes recommendations on the areas in which standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria are needed. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on February 25, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m./ Eastern Time. Location: OMNI Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert Street, NW., Washington, DC 20008. Please check the ONC Web site for additional information as it becomes available. The meeting will be available via webcast; visit http://healthit.hhs.gov for instructions on how to listen via telephone or Web. 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[FR Doc. 2010–2715 Filed 2–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–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, Division of Unaccompanied Children’s Services (DUCS), the DUCS Supervisory Program Specialist, DUCS Federal Field Specialists and DUCS Case Managers, the following authority delegated to the Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), on April 1, 2009, by the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families under section 235 of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 110–457: (a) Authority Delegated 1. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, section 235(c)(2), to place an unaccompanied alien child in the least restrictive setting that is in the best interest of the child. 2. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, section 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. (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 PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6399 requirements applicable to all Administration for Children and Families authorities. 3. This delegation shall apply only to placement decisions made for unaccompanied Haitian children in the custody of ORR as a result of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. (c) Effective Date This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature. I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Director of the Division of Unaccompanied Children’s Services, the DUCS Supervisory Program Specialist, DUCS Federal Field Specialists and DUCS Case Managers which, in effect, involved the exercise of these authorities prior to the effective date of this delegation. Dated: February 2, 2010. Eskinder Negash, Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. 2010–2785 Filed 2–8–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Cross-Site Evaluation of Children’s Bureau Child Welfare Implementation Centers and National Resource Centers. OMB No.: New Collection. 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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, Division of 
Unaccompanied Children's Services (DUCS), the DUCS Supervisory Program 
Specialist, DUCS Federal Field Specialists and DUCS Case Managers, the 
following authority delegated to the Director, Office of Refugee 
Resettlement (ORR), on April 1, 2009, by the Assistant Secretary for 
Children and Families under section 235 of the William Wilberforce 
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, Public Law 
110-457:

(a) Authority Delegated

    1. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims 
Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, section 235(c)(2), to place an 
unaccompanied alien child in the least restrictive setting that is in 
the best interest of the child.
    2. Authority under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims 
Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, section 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.

(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.
    3. This delegation shall apply only to placement decisions made for 
unaccompanied Haitian children in the custody of ORR as a result of the 
January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

(c) Effective Date

    This delegation of authority is effective on date of signature.
    I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Director of the 
Division of Unaccompanied Children's Services, the DUCS Supervisory 
Program Specialist, DUCS Federal Field Specialists and DUCS Case 
Managers which, in effect, involved the exercise of these authorities 
prior to the effective date of this delegation.

    Dated: February 2, 2010.
Eskinder Negash,
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
[FR Doc. 2010-2785 Filed 2-8-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P