Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, 73984 [2011-30752]

Download as PDF 73984 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–01] Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: In this notice, the Secretary delegates authority pertaining to civil rights statutes, including the Fair Housing Act; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. This delegation supersedes all prior delegations for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011. Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410– 0001, telephone number (202) 402–6322 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearingand speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice consolidates into one document the authority delegated by the Secretary to exercise authority pertaining to civil rights statutes, including the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 791 et seq.; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.; and Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq., to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) and supersedes all prior delegations of authority from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO. This consolidated delegation of authority restates existing authority currently delegated by the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and does not provide any new authority. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES2 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:36 Nov 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 Section A. Authority The Secretary hereby delegates to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO authority and responsibility over the Department’s civil rights agenda. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Assistant Secretary for FHEO shall have the authority to issue and waive regulations for the civil rights statutes and authorities enforced and/or administered by HUD and shall, among other duties: 1. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect to the Fair Housing Act, except the powers delegated to the General Counsel and to the Office of Administrative Law Judges; 2. Act as the ‘‘responsible Department official’’ in all matters relating to the carrying out of the requirements under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d) and its implementing regulations (24 CFR part 1), except authority pertaining to tenant selection plans under 24 CFR 1.4(b)(2)(ii); 3. Act as the ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ and the ‘‘reviewing civil rights official,’’ as provided in HUD’s implementing regulations for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (24 CFR part 8); 4. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect to the administration and enforcement of the nondiscrimination provisions contained in Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5309) and act as the ‘‘responsible civil rights official’’ and the ‘‘reviewing civil rights official,’’ as provided in HUD’s implementing regulations for Section 109 (24 CFR part 6); 5. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect to the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101–6107) and its implementing regulations in 24 CFR part 146 (The authority delegated in this notice does not include authority as provided in 24 CFR 146.39, 146.47(a), and 146.49); and 6. Exercise the power and authority to determine whether an applicant for, or participant in, a HUD program is complying with the civil rights related program requirements (CRRPRs). CRRPRs are requirements of HUD programs relating to civil rights contained in laws and regulations pertaining to the particular program, general civil rights statutes, notices of funding availability (NOFAs), Mortgagee Letters, or by other agreement between the Assistant Secretary for FHEO and the Assistant Secretary who has been delegated authority over the particular program. 7. Exercise all power and authority under the Fair Housing provisions of the PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4703 Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act (FHEFSSA) at 12 U.S.C. 4545 and under the implementing regulations at 24 CFR part 81. Section B. Authority Excepted The authority delegated in this document does not include the authority to sue or be sued. Section C. Authority to Redelegate The Assistant Secretary for FHEO is authorized to redelegate to employees of HUD any of the power and authority delegated to him/her, including the authority to act as the ‘‘responsible Department official,’’ ‘‘responsible civil rights official,’’ and the ‘‘reviewing civil rights official.’’ The Assistant Secretary for FHEO may also authorize successive redelegations. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO may not redelegate the authority to issue or waive regulations. Section D. Authority Superseded This delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)) Dated: November 16, 2011. Shaun Donovan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–30752 Filed 11–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5544–D–02] Order of Succession for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of Order of Succession. AGENCY: In this notice, the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity designates the Order of Succession for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. This Order of Succession supersedes all previous Orders of Succession for the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Everard B. Mattox, Administrative Officer, Resource Management Division, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29NON2.SGM 29NON2

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5544-D-01]


Consolidated Delegation of Authority for the Office of Fair 
Housing and Equal Opportunity

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: In this notice, the Secretary delegates authority pertaining 
to civil rights statutes, including the Fair Housing Act; Title VI of 
the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973, as amended; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; and 
Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as 
amended, to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity. This delegation supersedes all prior delegations for the 
Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.

DATES: Effective Date: November 16, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sara K. Pratt, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and 
Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
Seventh Street SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410-0001, telephone 
number (202) 402-6322 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and 
speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by 
calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice consolidates into one document 
the authority delegated by the Secretary to exercise authority 
pertaining to civil rights statutes, including the Fair Housing Act, 42 
U.S.C. 3601 et seq.; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as 
amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 
of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 791 et seq.; the Age Discrimination Act 
of 1975, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.; and Section 109 of the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 
5301 et seq., to the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal 
Opportunity (FHEO) and supersedes all prior delegations of authority 
from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO. This 
consolidated delegation of authority restates existing authority 
currently delegated by the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for 
FHEO and does not provide any new authority.

Section A. Authority

    The Secretary hereby delegates to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO 
authority and responsibility over the Department's civil rights agenda. 
In carrying out these responsibilities, the Assistant Secretary for 
FHEO shall have the authority to issue and waive regulations for the 
civil rights statutes and authorities enforced and/or administered by 
HUD and shall, among other duties:
    1. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect 
to the Fair Housing Act, except the powers delegated to the General 
Counsel and to the Office of Administrative Law Judges;
    2. Act as the ``responsible Department official'' in all matters 
relating to the carrying out of the requirements under Title VI of the 
Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d) and its implementing 
regulations (24 CFR part 1), except authority pertaining to tenant 
selection plans under 24 CFR 1.4(b)(2)(ii);
    3. Act as the ``responsible civil rights official'' and the 
``reviewing civil rights official,'' as provided in HUD's implementing 
regulations for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (24 CFR 
part 8);
    4. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect 
to the administration and enforcement of the nondiscrimination 
provisions contained in Section 109 of the Housing and Community 
Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5309) and act as the ``responsible 
civil rights official'' and the ``reviewing civil rights official,'' as 
provided in HUD's implementing regulations for Section 109 (24 CFR part 
6);
    5. Exercise the power and authority of the Secretary with respect 
to the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101-6107) and its 
implementing regulations in 24 CFR part 146 (The authority delegated in 
this notice does not include authority as provided in 24 CFR 146.39, 
146.47(a), and 146.49); and
    6. Exercise the power and authority to determine whether an 
applicant for, or participant in, a HUD program is complying with the 
civil rights related program requirements (CRRPRs). CRRPRs are 
requirements of HUD programs relating to civil rights contained in laws 
and regulations pertaining to the particular program, general civil 
rights statutes, notices of funding availability (NOFAs), Mortgagee 
Letters, or by other agreement between the Assistant Secretary for FHEO 
and the Assistant Secretary who has been delegated authority over the 
particular program.
    7. Exercise all power and authority under the Fair Housing 
provisions of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and 
Soundness Act (FHEFSSA) at 12 U.S.C. 4545 and under the implementing 
regulations at 24 CFR part 81.

Section B. Authority Excepted

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

Section C. Authority to Redelegate

    The Assistant Secretary for FHEO is authorized to redelegate to 
employees of HUD any of the power and authority delegated to him/her, 
including the authority to act as the ``responsible Department 
official,'' ``responsible civil rights official,'' and the ``reviewing 
civil rights official.'' The Assistant Secretary for FHEO may also 
authorize successive redelegations. The Assistant Secretary for FHEO 
may not redelegate the authority to issue or waive regulations.

Section D. Authority Superseded

    This delegation supersedes all previous delegations of authority 
from the Secretary to the Assistant Secretary for FHEO.

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

    Dated: November 16, 2011.
Shaun Donovan,
Secretary.
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