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Program Delegation #13


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
     Indian Health Service
 Rockville MD 20852

Program #13

NOV 27, 2006

TO: Addressees

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Grant Authority

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), by statutes as specified below, I hereby delegate to the officials listed below, the authorities to make grants, as authorized by the following laws, with restrictions as noted below:

  1. Public Health Service Act, Title III, General Powers and Duties of Public Health Service Delegated to the Director, IHS by the Acting Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration, on May 1, 1986, as continued in the Reorganization Order, effective January 4, 1988 (52 Federal Register 47053, December 11,1987).

  2. Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act. Public Law 93-638, as amended Delegated to the Director, IHS by the Assistant Secretary for Health, on July 17. 1996.

  3. Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as amended Delegated to the Director, IHS, by the Acting Administrator, Health Services Administration, on July 25, 1977, as continued in the Reorganization Order, effective January 4, 1988 (52 FR 47053, December 11, 1987).

The authorities above are to be exercised for the purpose of carrying out nationally administered grant programs.

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Management Services
Chief Grants Management Officer

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

These authorities may be redelegated.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

  1. For the purpose of this grant authority, the Director, Grants Policy Staff, is herby designated as the Chief Grants Management Officer and the Technical Manager responsible for review of requests for delegation of Area grants authority and for oversight of Area grants offices.

  2. Rules and responsibilities as specified in the Awarding Grants Administration Manual (AGAM) 1.04.104, “Responsibilities,” shall be adhered to.

  3. These authorities shall be exercised in accordance with legislative, regulatory, policy, and procedural provisions, including those under the Department of Health and Human Services Grants Management Manual and PHS and IHS supplements or instructions thereto.

SUPERSEDURE

This delegation supersedes the previous delegation of authority located in the Indian Health Manual.  Program Delegation #13, “Delegation of Grant Authority,” dated March 10, 2005.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon the date of signature.

/Charles W. Grim, D.D.S./
Charles W. Grim, D.D.S., M.H.S.A.
Assistant Surgeon General

Addressees:

Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Management Services
Chief Grants Management Officer


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