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Program Delegation #49


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Public Health Service
     Indian Health Service
 Rockville MD 20857

Administrative #49

February 1, 2017

TO: Addressees

FROM: Acting Director

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority, Administrative #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing"

  

AUTHORITY DELEGATED

Pursuant to 25 Unites States Code (U.S.C.) §1661(c), I hereby delegate to the officials listed below, the Administrative authorities relating to the leasing of real property pursuant to the Indian Health Service's (IHS) independent leasing authority codified, as amended, at 25 U.S.C. §450j(l).

TO WHOM DELEGATED

Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering
Director, Division of Engineering Services

AUTHORITY TO REDELEGATE

This authority may be redelegated only to those employees who have been adequately trained in accordance with IHS policy and authorized as an IHS Lease Contracting Officer.

INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE

The authorities granted herein shall be exercised in accordance with the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended.

The authorities granted herein may be exercised upon receipt of an approved SF-81, Request for Space form, signed by the Director, Division of Engineering Services, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, IHS.

SUPERSESSION

This delegation supersedes the previous DOA located in the Indian Health Manual, Administrative Delegation #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing," dated December 3, 2015.

EFFECTIVE DATE

This delegation is effective on the date of signature.

/Chris Buchanan/
RADM Chris Buchanan, R.E.H.S., M.P.H.
Assistant Surgeon General, USPHS
Acting Director
Indian Health Service

Addressees:

Deputy Director
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Director, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering
Director, Division of Engineering Services

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