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Program Delegation #21


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

Program #21

SEPT 20, 2011

TO: Addressees

FROM: Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority, Program #21, "Title V, Subsection 1656(a) of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act - Contracting with Urban Indian Organizations"

AYTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to the authority delegated to the Director, Indian Health Service (IHS), by the Assistant Secretary for Health, on March 24, 1994, and the authorities under the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Public Law 94-437, as amended, Title V, subsection 1656(a), I hereby delegate to the positions listed below the authorities to:

  1. Enter into contracts with urban Indian organizations without full and open competition.

  2. Enter into contracts with urban Indian organizations without requiring payment and performance bonds or conforming to other provisions of Title 40 United States Code, Sec. 3131 and Sec. 3133.

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Management Services
Director, Division of Acquisition Policy
Contracting Officers

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

These authorities may not be further redelegated.

RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS

  1. The Secretary retains the authority to:

    1. promulgate regulations;

    2. submit reports to Congress;

    3. establish advisory committees or national commissions; and

    4. appoint members to such committees or commissions.

  2. These authorities shall be exercised in accordance with legislative, regulatory, policy, and procedural provisions.

  3. These authorities are delegated only to Contracting Officers who are appointed under the authority of Subpart 1.6 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

SUPERSESSION

None.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective upon the date of signature.

/Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H./
Yvette Roubideaux, M.D., M.P.H.

Addressees:
Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Management Services
Director, Division of Acquisition Policy
Contracting Officers


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