DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Date: APR 30 1991
From: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Management Operations
Subject: Delegation of Authority to Approve payment of Travel Expenses for Pre-employment Interviews
To: PHS Agency Heads
Authority Delegated and To Whom
Pursuant to the authority delegated by the Assistant Secretary for Personnel
Administration to the Assistant Secretary for Health on April 8, 1991; and.,
the January l.4, 1991 Delegation of Personnel Administration and Personnel
Management Authorities from the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health to the
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Management Operations; PHS I hereby;:
delegate to the PHS Agency Heads the authority to approve payment of travel
expenses. for pre-employment interviews for positions within their respective
Department policy permits the payment of travel expenses for pre-employment interviews
when, the selecting official has determined that it is in tlae best interest of the Department to
recruit outside the commuting area and pay interview expenses.
Redelegation and Restrictions
This authority may be redelegated with further redelegation authorized.
Information and Guidance
Requirements and instructions for exercising this authority are contained in USOPM
regulations ,and DHHS Instruction 571-2.
This delegation is effective upon date of signature.
Anthony L. Itteilag
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