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Program Delegation #2


MEMORANDUM

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR

Date: SEP 28, 1979

TO: Director
Indian Health Service

FROM: Administrator

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority: Authorization of Funds to Assist in the Construction of Community Hospitals Which Will Serve Both Indians and Non-Indians, as Established by Public Law 85-151

On SEP 28 1979, the Assistant Secretary for Health delegated to the Administrator, Health Services Administration, with authority to redelegate, all of the authorities under Public Law 85-151 (42 USC 2005 et seq.) for the authorization of funds to assist in the construction of community hospitals which will serve both Indians and non-Indians.

I hereby delegate, with authority to redelegate, to the Director, Indian Health Service, all of the authorities under Public Law 85-151, providing for the authorization of funds to assist in the construction of community hospitals which will serve both Indians and non-Indians, excluding those authorities delegated by the Administrator, Health Services Administration, to the Regional Health Administrators.

The July 27, 1978 delegation by the Administrator, Health Services Administration, to the Director, Indian Health Service, is hereby superseded as it pertains to the authorization of funds to assist in the construction of community hospitals which will serve both Indians and non-Indians, as established by Public Law 85-151.

Previous delegations and redelegations made pursuant to the July 27, 1978 delegation may continue in effect for no more than 90 days from the effective date of the delegation by the Assistant Secretary for Health to the Administrator, Health Services Administration, providing they are consistent with this delegation.

/George I. Lythcott, M.D./
George I. Lythcott, M.D.
Assistant Surgeon General


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