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[FR Doc. 2020–21870 Filed 10–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6231–D–01] Delegation of Authority for the Office of Field Policy and Management Office of the Secretary, HUD. Notice of delegation of authority. AGENCY: ACTION: Through this notice, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and to the Director for Field Policy and Management authority for the management and oversight of the Department’s field operations. DATES: September 30, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John B. Shumway, Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Law Division, Department of Housing and Urban SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62753 Development, at 451 7th Street SW, Room 9262; Washington, DC 20410– 0500 or telephone number 202–402– 5190 (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 1–800–877– 8339 (this is a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Previous delegations of authority from the Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management are hereby revoked and superseded, including the delegations published on September 26, 2018 (83 FR 48649). Section A. Authority 1. Field Operations. The Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management authority for the management and oversight of the Department’s field operations. In carrying out this authority, the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management shall, among other duties: a. Coordinate the implementation of the Department’s policies and programs in the field in consultation with field program directors. Program coordination does not mean program decision-making but, rather, collecting local information, measuring community impact, initiating crossprogram communication and coordination, and facilitating the resolution of potential program differences through the appropriate channels, if necessary. b. Manage and assess field resources to ensure that operations are efficient and effective. c. Coordinate and convey the Strategic Plan and Regional or Local Operating Plans with the field. d. Advise the Secretary on policy and management of the field. e. Consult with program directors regarding implementation of departmental management goals, secretarial and presidential initiatives, and Annual Performance commitments. 2. Promise Zone Initiative. The Secretary delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management all power and authority for the day-to-day operations and administrative functions related to the Promise Zone Initiative. The Promise Zone Initiative supports the Department’s responsibilities under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 U.S.C. 3531–32, to assist the President E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 62754 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 193 / Monday, October 5, 2020 / Notices in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal activities that have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or metropolitan development; to develop and recommend to the President policies for fostering orderly growth and development of the Nation’s urban areas; and to exercise leadership, at the direction of the President, in coordinating Federal activities affecting housing and urban development. This authority includes coordination of the selection process and the development of resulting recommendations. The delegated authority related to the Promise Zone Initiative does not include the authority to issue or waive Notices of Funding Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, but does include the authority to redelegate the authority provided. 3. Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards. The Secretary delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management all authority with respect to Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards administration and enforcement vested in, or delegated or assigned to, the Secretary under statutes and other authorities relating to DavisBacon and Labor Standards, including, but not limited to, the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.), the Copeland Act (40 U.S.C. 3145), the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.), Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950 (5 U.S.C. App. 1 Reorg. Plan 14), the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), Section 202 of the National Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q), the National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12704 et seq.), the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437), the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.), the Native American Housing Assistance and SelfDetermination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.), Executive Order 13502 (74 FR 6985), and certain Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR parts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7). The authority delegated includes the authority to determine or adopt prevailing wage rates, which is vested in the Secretary by certain statutes, including, but not limited to, the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437j) and the Native American Housing Assistance and SelfDetermination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.). 4. EnVision Center Demonstration. The Secretary delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management all power and authority for the day-to-day operations and administrative functions related to VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Oct 02, 2020 Jkt 253001 the EnVision Center Demonstration. The EnVision Center Demonstration supports households in low-income communities and offers supportive services that focus on the four pillars of: Economic Empowerment, Educational Advancement, Health and Wellness, and Character and Leadership. The EnVision Center Demonstration is authorized by Title V of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1701z–1 et seq.), which authorizes the Secretary to undertake such programs of research, studies, testing, and demonstration relating to the mission and programs of the Department as he determines to be necessary and appropriate. The EnVision Center Demonstration also supports the Department’s responsibilities under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 U.S.C. 3531–32, to assist the President in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal activities that have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or metropolitan development; to develop and recommend to the President policies for fostering orderly growth and development of the Nation’s urban areas; and to exercise leadership, at the direction of the President, in coordinating Federal activities affecting housing and urban development. This authority includes coordination of the selection process and the development of resulting recommendations. The delegated authority related to the EnVision Center Demonstration does not include the authority to issue or waive Notices of Funding Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, but does include the authority to redelegate the authority provided. 5. Section 3 Performance Evaluation and Registry System. The Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Field Policy and Management and the Director for the Office of Field Policy and Management the responsibility and authority to manage Section 3 evaluation and reporting, as authorized by Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, 12 U.S.C. 1701u, and its attendant regulations, including the Section 3 Performance Evaluation and Registry System (SPEARS) any successor reporting system, and other related systems of record; to administer Section 3 Technical Assistance funds; and to coordinate and offer best practices to external stakeholders. Section B. Authority To Redelegate The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management are authorized to PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 redelegate to employees of HUD any of the authority delegated under section A above. Section C. Authority Superseded This Delegation supersedes all previous delegations from the Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management. Authority: Section 7(d), Department of Housing and Urban Development Act (42 U.S.C. 3535(d)). Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., Secretary. [FR Doc. 2020–22001 Filed 10–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R2–ES–2020–N133; FXES11130200000–201–FF02ENEH00] Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Recovery Permit Applications Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comments. AGENCY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite the public to comment on the following applications for a permit to conduct activities intended to recover and enhance endangered species survival. With some exceptions, the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA), prohibits certain activities that may impact endangered species unless a Federal permit allows such activity. The ESA also requires that we invite public comment before issuing these permits. DATES: We must receive your written comments on or before November 4, 2020. SUMMARY: Document availability: Request documents by phone or email: Susan Jacobsen, 505–248–6641, susan_ jacobsen@fws.gov. Comment submission: Submit comments by email to fw2_te_permits@ fws.gov. Please specify the permit you are interested in by number (e.g., Permit No. TE–123456). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Classification and Restoration Division, 505–248– 6641. Individuals who are hearing or speech impaired may call the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339 for TTY assistance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, invite ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 193 (Monday, October 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62753-62754]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-22001]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-6231-D-01]


Delegation of Authority for the Office of Field Policy and 
Management

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of delegation of authority.

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SUMMARY: Through this notice, the Secretary of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development delegates to the Assistant Deputy 
Secretary for Field Policy and Management and to the Director for Field 
Policy and Management authority for the management and oversight of the 
Department's field operations.

DATES: September 30, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John B. Shumway, Assistant General 
Counsel, Administrative Law Division, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, at 451 7th Street SW, Room 9262; Washington, DC 20410-0500 
or telephone number 202-402- 5190 (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 1-800-877- 8339 
(this is a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Previous delegations of authority from the 
Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management are hereby revoked and superseded, including the delegations 
published on September 26, 2018 (83 FR 48649).
    Section A. Authority
    1. Field Operations. The Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Director for Field Policy and Management authority for the management 
and oversight of the Department's field operations. In carrying out 
this authority, the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management and the Director for Field Policy and Management shall, 
among other duties:
    a. Coordinate the implementation of the Department's policies and 
programs in the field in consultation with field program directors. 
Program coordination does not mean program decision-making but, rather, 
collecting local information, measuring community impact, initiating 
cross-program communication and coordination, and facilitating the 
resolution of potential program differences through the appropriate 
channels, if necessary.
    b. Manage and assess field resources to ensure that operations are 
efficient and effective.
    c. Coordinate and convey the Strategic Plan and Regional or Local 
Operating Plans with the field.
    d. Advise the Secretary on policy and management of the field.
    e. Consult with program directors regarding implementation of 
departmental management goals, secretarial and presidential 
initiatives, and Annual Performance commitments.
    2. Promise Zone Initiative. The Secretary delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Director for Field Policy and Management all power and authority for 
the day-to-day operations and administrative functions related to the 
Promise Zone Initiative. The Promise Zone Initiative supports the 
Department's responsibilities under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 
U.S.C. 3531-32, to assist the President

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in achieving maximum coordination of the various Federal activities 
that have a major effect upon urban community, suburban, or 
metropolitan development; to develop and recommend to the President 
policies for fostering orderly growth and development of the Nation's 
urban areas; and to exercise leadership, at the direction of the 
President, in coordinating Federal activities affecting housing and 
urban development. This authority includes coordination of the 
selection process and the development of resulting recommendations.
    The delegated authority related to the Promise Zone Initiative does 
not include the authority to issue or waive Notices of Funding 
Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, but does 
include the authority to redelegate the authority provided.
    3. Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards. The Secretary delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Director for Field Policy and Management all authority with respect to 
Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards administration and enforcement vested 
in, or delegated or assigned to, the Secretary under statutes and other 
authorities relating to Davis-Bacon and Labor Standards, including, but 
not limited to, the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.), the 
Copeland Act (40 U.S.C. 3145), the Contract Work Hours and Safety 
Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq.), Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 
1950 (5 U.S.C. App. 1 Reorg. Plan 14), the National Housing Act (12 
U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), Section 202 of the National Housing Act of 1959 
(12 U.S.C. 1701q), the National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12704 
et seq.), the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437), the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.), 
the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (25 
U.S.C. 4101 et seq.), Executive Order 13502 (74 FR 6985), and certain 
Department of Labor regulations (29 CFR parts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 7). The 
authority delegated includes the authority to determine or adopt 
prevailing wage rates, which is vested in the Secretary by certain 
statutes, including, but not limited to, the United States Housing Act 
of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437j) and the Native American Housing Assistance 
and Self-Determination Act (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.).
    4. EnVision Center Demonstration. The Secretary delegates to the 
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and the 
Director for Field Policy and Management all power and authority for 
the day-to-day operations and administrative functions related to the 
EnVision Center Demonstration. The EnVision Center Demonstration 
supports households in low-income communities and offers supportive 
services that focus on the four pillars of: Economic Empowerment, 
Educational Advancement, Health and Wellness, and Character and 
Leadership. The EnVision Center Demonstration is authorized by Title V 
of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1701z-1 et 
seq.), which authorizes the Secretary to undertake such programs of 
research, studies, testing, and demonstration relating to the mission 
and programs of the Department as he determines to be necessary and 
appropriate. The EnVision Center Demonstration also supports the 
Department's responsibilities under sections 2 and 3 of the HUD Act, 42 
U.S.C. 3531-32, to assist the President in achieving maximum 
coordination of the various Federal activities that have a major effect 
upon urban community, suburban, or metropolitan development; to develop 
and recommend to the President policies for fostering orderly growth 
and development of the Nation's urban areas; and to exercise 
leadership, at the direction of the President, in coordinating Federal 
activities affecting housing and urban development. This authority 
includes coordination of the selection process and the development of 
resulting recommendations.
    The delegated authority related to the EnVision Center 
Demonstration does not include the authority to issue or waive Notices 
of Funding Availability or the equivalent, regulations, or statutes, 
but does include the authority to redelegate the authority provided.
    5. Section 3 Performance Evaluation and Registry System. The 
Secretary of HUD hereby delegates to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for 
the Office of Field Policy and Management and the Director for the 
Office of Field Policy and Management the responsibility and authority 
to manage Section 3 evaluation and reporting, as authorized by Section 
3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, 12 U.S.C. 1701u, 
and its attendant regulations, including the Section 3 Performance 
Evaluation and Registry System (SPEARS) any successor reporting system, 
and other related systems of record; to administer Section 3 Technical 
Assistance funds; and to coordinate and offer best practices to 
external stakeholders.
    Section B. Authority To Redelegate
    The Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and Management and 
the Director for Field Policy and Management are authorized to 
redelegate to employees of HUD any of the authority delegated under 
section A above.
    Section C. Authority Superseded
    This Delegation supersedes all previous delegations from the 
Secretary of HUD to the Assistant Deputy Secretary for Field Policy and 
Management.

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

Benjamin S. Carson, Sr.,
Secretary.
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