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Administrative Delegation #36


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

Administrative #36

JUL 07 2005

TO: Addressees

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority to Approve and Sign Agency Agreements

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Management Operations on November 17, 1994, I hereby delegate to the officers listed below the authority to approve and sign Agency agreements initiated or sponsored by IHS Headquarters and Area Offices.  The aggregate fiscal year (FY) value of these agreements, including extensions and revisions, cannot exceed $999,999.

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director, IHS
Deputy Director for Indian Health Policy
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Chief Medical Officer

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

The authority to approve and sign Agency agreements initiated and sponsored by IHS Area Offices and which have an aggregate FY value, including extensions and revisions that do not exceed $999,999, may be redelegated to the IHS Area Directors, without the authority to delegate further.

The authority to approve and sign Agency agreements initiated and sponsored by IHS Headquarters Offices and which have an aggregate FY value, including extensions and revisions that do not exceed $499,999, may be redelegated to the IHS Headquarters Office Directors, without the authority to delegate further.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

  1. The authority to sign reimbursable agreements with the Office of the Secretary has been delegated to, and is retained by, the Deputy Director, IHS.

  2. The aggregate FY value of these agreements, including extensions and revisions, cannot exceed $999,999.

SUPERSESSION

This delegation supersedes the previous Administrative Delegation of Authority #36, “Delegation of Authority to Approve and Sign Agency Agreements,” located in the Indian Health Manual and dated April 6, 2005.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective on 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, IHS
Deputy Director for Indian Health Policy
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Chief Medical Officer


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