DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Date AUG 1 1990
From Director of Headquarters Operations
Subject Delegation of Authority to Issue Official Reprimands under Health and Human
Services Personnel Instruction 751-1
To Associate Director
Office of Administration and Management
Pursuant to the authority vested in the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS),
by the Reorganization Order of January 4, 1988, which elevated the Indian
Health Service to a PHS Agency, and in accordance with authority delegated by
the Director, Office of Management (OM), PHS, on July 23, 1984, and subsequently
redelegated to Director of Headquarters Operations by the
Director, IHS, on September 21, 1989, I hereby delegate to the Associate
Director, Office of Administration and Management, for all Headquarters
employees, the authority to issue official reprimands under DHHS Personnel
AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE
This authority may be redelegated with further redelegation authorized so that
all supervisors receive this authority. All delegations and redelegations
must be in writing, in memorandum format.
This delegation does not apply to IHS supervisors or employees who are in or
under the line supervision of a regional office official.
INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE
Information and guidance for exercising this authority are found in HHS
Personnel Instruction 751-1, "Official Reprimands."
The Delegation of Authority issued in Part I, Chapter 5, Indian Health Manual,
Exhibit l-5.2F-B, Subject: To Issue Official Reprimands, TN 85.2, dated
November 15, 1984, was superseded by the memorandum from the Director, IHS, to
the Director of Headquarters Operations on September 21, 1989.
This delegation is effective upon date of signature.
Robert A. Marsland
Assistant Surgeon General
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