Delegation Authority for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, 53935-53936 [2011-22183]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2011 / Notices relationships between HUD and outside partners, practitioners, and organizations from the nonprofit and faith communities to more effectively identify and meet the needs of some of the Nation’s most vulnerable citizens. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula A. Lincoln, Acting Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 10184, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number 202–708–2404. (This is not a toll-free number.) Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at 1–800– 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section A. Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby delegates to the Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, the authority and responsibility for the direction of HUD’s faith-based initiatives, specifically relating to coordination with secular and faithbased nonprofit organizations seeking to partner with HUD, the provision of resources to those organizations, and the establishment of relationships between HUD and outside partners, practitioners, and organizations from the nonprofit and faith communities to more effectively identify and meet the needs of some of the Nation’s most vulnerable citizens. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority delegated in this document does not include the authority to sue or be sued or to issue or waive regulations. Section C. Authority to Redelegate The Secretary authorizes the Director, Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, to redelegate the authority described in Section A. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Section D. Authority Superseded This delegation supersedes all prior delegations of authority to the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The Secretary may revoke the authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time. Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:31 Aug 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: August 19, 2011. Shaun Donovan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22187 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5539–D–01] Delegation Authority for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD, pursuant to the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act), which established the position of the Chief Financial Officer within HUD, is delegating authority to the Chief Financial Officer for certain responsibilities with respect to the financial management activities, systems, and operations of the Department. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Moore-Rush, Acting Deputy Director, Office of the Chief Financial Officer Management Staff, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 3120, Washington, DC 20410, telephone number 202–402–3638 (this is not a tollfree number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary is delegating to the Chief Financial Officer those responsibilities enumerated in the CFO Act (31 U.S.C. 901 et seq.), and HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Appropriations Act (Pub. L. 108– 7, approved February 20, 2003), relating to the financial management activities related to the programs and operation of HUD. Accordingly, the Secretary delegates as follows: Section A. Authority Delegated The Secretary hereby delegates the following responsibilities, functions, and duties to the Chief Financial Officer: 1. To serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary on financial management; 2. To supervise, coordinate, and establish policies to govern all financial management activities and operations of the Department consistent with the requirements of law and regulation; to PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53935 oversee the development, administration, and coordination of the financial and accounting functions of the Department; and to issue such policies and directives as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the Chief Financial Officer; 3. To develop and maintain a financial management system for the Department (including accounting and related transaction systems; internal control systems; financial reporting systems; and credit, cash and debt management systems). To coordinate systems for audit compliance with external organizations that have responsibilities for the use and management of funds and other resources for which the Department has responsibility; 4. To provide direction to ensure the Department’s compliance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Government Accountability Office (GAO), Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and legislative accounting and financial management requirements; and to strengthen internal accounting and administrative controls to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in Federal programs; 5. To assist in the financial execution of the Department’s budget in relation to actual expenditures and to prepare timely performance reports for senior managers; 6. To develop, maintain, and revise an annual plan to bring the financial management systems of the Department into full compliance with established policies and standards and to oversee execution of the plan; and to estimate resource requirements for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer for inclusion in the Department’s budget requests; 7. To coordinate with the Inspector General to ensure that all Department financial activities are regularly audited, and to ensure that adopted recommendations related to Department financial management issues are promptly implemented; 8. To be responsible for the financial management needs of the Department, to report to the Congress and to external agencies such as OMB, the Treasury and the GAO on financial management performance, Department financial statements, and other information requests required by law and regulation, and to develop and maintain a departmental financial management information system; 9. To provide policy direction and guidance to the designated Comptrollers of principal Department organizational components, including the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and Government National Mortgage E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 53936 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2011 / Notices Association (GNMA), as well as other departmental staff, with respect to financial management policies, standards, and responsibilities; 10. To process and sign Apportionments/Reapportionments Schedules and Advice of Allotments in accordance with applicable OMB Circulars; 11. Where not inconsistent with regulations pertaining to proceedings before administrative judges, to establish and maintain policies and procedures for claims collection and coordinate claims collection activities in the field offices and at Headquarters; 12. To appoint Disbursement and Certifying Officers to approve the disbursal of agency funds; 13. To serve as advisor to the Secretary and to other departmental officials in matters relating to budget formulation and execution, and to advise and assist program offices in their budgetary responsibilities and appraise the effectiveness of these activities; advise on budget and fiscal implications of policy and legislative proposals; and administer the issuance of staff ceilings and monitor staff usage in the Department; 14. To continue to ensure that HUD offices have an adequate system of funds control, including working with such offices to strengthen such controls to prevent or mitigate any potential Anti-deficiency Act (31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq.) violations; and 15. To implement and administer the Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program within the Emergency Homeowners’ Relief Act, as amended (12 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), in cooperation with HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research and HUD’s Office of Housing. The Secretary may revoke any discretionary authority authorized herein, in whole or part, at any time. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Section B. Authority Excepted The authority delegated in this document does not include the authority to sue and be sued. Section D. Authority Superseded This delegation supersedes all prior delegations of authority from the Secretary to the Chief Financial Officer. 20:31 Aug 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: August 19, 2011. Shaun Donovan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–22183 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5561–D–03] Designation by the Chief Procurement Officer of Contracting Officers Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice of designation. AGENCY: In this notice, the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) designates specified procurement positions as contracting officers. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elie F. Stowe, Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Policy and Systems, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5276, Washington, DC 20410– 3000, telephone number 202–708–0294 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice includes the designation of the Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Program Operations, the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Support Operations, and the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Field Operations as contracting officers. SUMMARY: Section A. Designation Section C. Authority To Redelegate The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to retain or redelegate authorities delegated under Section A above to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer and/or the Assistant Chief Financial Officers in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, with the exception of the authority to issue and waive regulations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Authority: Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). The CPO hereby designates the Deputy Chief Procurement Officer, the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Program Operations, the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Support Operations, and the Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Field Operations as contracting officers; any limitation(s) on the use of those appointments shall be set forth within individual Certificate(s) of Appointment. Section B. No Authority To Further Redesignate The authority conveyed in the designations in Section A does not include the authority to further PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 redesignate contracting officers by individuals holding the named positions. The CPO is the sole official authorized to appoint contracting officers within the Department. Section C. Authority Superseded This designation supersedes all previous designations from the CPO concerning specified procurement positions as contracting officers. Authority: 41 U.S.C. 414; Section 7(d) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Dated: August 19, 2011. Jemine A. Bryon, Chief Procurement Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–22190 Filed 8–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5561–D–01] Designation of Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Procurement Executive and Delegation of Procurement Authority Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of designation of Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Procurement Executive and delegation of procurement authority. AGENCY: ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD designates the Deputy Secretary as the Chief Acquisition Officer, the Chief Procurement Officer as the Senior Procurement Executive, and delegates all procurement authority to the Chief Procurement Officer. DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elie F. Stowe, Assistant Chief Procurement Officer for Policy and Systems, Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 5276, Washington, DC 20410– 3000, telephone number 202–708–0294 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice includes the Department’s designations of the Chief Acquisition Officer and Senior Procurement Executive, and delegations of procurement authority to the Chief Procurement Officer. Previously, the delegations and redelegations were set forth in separate Federal Register notices. In addition, this notice revises the current delegations to clarify that SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5539-D-01]


Delegation Authority for the Office of the Chief Financial 
Officer

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Secretary of HUD, pursuant to the Chief 
Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act), which established the 
position of the Chief Financial Officer within HUD, is delegating 
authority to the Chief Financial Officer for certain responsibilities 
with respect to the financial management activities, systems, and 
operations of the Department.

DATES: Effective Date: August 19, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Moore-Rush, Acting Deputy 
Director, Office of the Chief Financial Officer Management Staff, 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 3120, Washington, DC 20410, 
telephone number 202-402-3638 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons 
with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY 
by calling the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretary is delegating to the Chief 
Financial Officer those responsibilities enumerated in the CFO Act (31 
U.S.C. 901 et seq.), and HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Appropriations Act 
(Pub. L. 108-7, approved February 20, 2003), relating to the financial 
management activities related to the programs and operation of HUD.
    Accordingly, the Secretary delegates as follows:

Section A. Authority Delegated

    The Secretary hereby delegates the following responsibilities, 
functions, and duties to the Chief Financial Officer:
    1. To serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary on financial 
management;
    2. To supervise, coordinate, and establish policies to govern all 
financial management activities and operations of the Department 
consistent with the requirements of law and regulation; to oversee the 
development, administration, and coordination of the financial and 
accounting functions of the Department; and to issue such policies and 
directives as may be necessary to carry out the duties of the Chief 
Financial Officer;
    3. To develop and maintain a financial management system for the 
Department (including accounting and related transaction systems; 
internal control systems; financial reporting systems; and credit, cash 
and debt management systems). To coordinate systems for audit 
compliance with external organizations that have responsibilities for 
the use and management of funds and other resources for which the 
Department has responsibility;
    4. To provide direction to ensure the Department's compliance with 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Government Accountability Office 
(GAO), Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and legislative 
accounting and financial management requirements; and to strengthen 
internal accounting and administrative controls to prevent waste, 
fraud, and abuse in Federal programs;
    5. To assist in the financial execution of the Department's budget 
in relation to actual expenditures and to prepare timely performance 
reports for senior managers;
    6. To develop, maintain, and revise an annual plan to bring the 
financial management systems of the Department into full compliance 
with established policies and standards and to oversee execution of the 
plan; and to estimate resource requirements for the Office of the Chief 
Financial Officer for inclusion in the Department's budget requests;
    7. To coordinate with the Inspector General to ensure that all 
Department financial activities are regularly audited, and to ensure 
that adopted recommendations related to Department financial management 
issues are promptly implemented;
    8. To be responsible for the financial management needs of the 
Department, to report to the Congress and to external agencies such as 
OMB, the Treasury and the GAO on financial management performance, 
Department financial statements, and other information requests 
required by law and regulation, and to develop and maintain a 
departmental financial management information system;
    9. To provide policy direction and guidance to the designated 
Comptrollers of principal Department organizational components, 
including the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and Government 
National Mortgage

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Association (GNMA), as well as other departmental staff, with respect 
to financial management policies, standards, and responsibilities;
    10. To process and sign Apportionments/Reapportionments Schedules 
and Advice of Allotments in accordance with applicable OMB Circulars;
    11. Where not inconsistent with regulations pertaining to 
proceedings before administrative judges, to establish and maintain 
policies and procedures for claims collection and coordinate claims 
collection activities in the field offices and at Headquarters;
    12. To appoint Disbursement and Certifying Officers to approve the 
disbursal of agency funds;
    13. To serve as advisor to the Secretary and to other departmental 
officials in matters relating to budget formulation and execution, and 
to advise and assist program offices in their budgetary 
responsibilities and appraise the effectiveness of these activities; 
advise on budget and fiscal implications of policy and legislative 
proposals; and administer the issuance of staff ceilings and monitor 
staff usage in the Department;
    14. To continue to ensure that HUD offices have an adequate system 
of funds control, including working with such offices to strengthen 
such controls to prevent or mitigate any potential Anti-deficiency Act 
(31 U.S.C. 1341 et seq.) violations; and
    15. To implement and administer the Emergency Homeowners' Loan 
Program within the Emergency Homeowners' Relief Act, as amended (12 
U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), in cooperation with HUD's Office of Policy 
Development and Research and HUD's Office of Housing.
    The Secretary may revoke any discretionary authority authorized 
herein, in whole or part, at any time.

Section B. Authority Excepted

    The authority delegated in this document does not include the 
authority to sue and be sued.

Section C. Authority To Redelegate

    The Chief Financial Officer is authorized to retain or redelegate 
authorities delegated under Section A above to the Deputy Chief 
Financial Officer and/or the Assistant Chief Financial Officers in the 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer, with the exception of the 
authority to issue and waive regulations.

Section D. Authority Superseded

    This delegation supersedes all prior delegations of authority from 
the Secretary to the Chief Financial Officer.

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

    Dated: August 19, 2011.
Shaun Donovan,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-22183 Filed 8-29-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P