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Transmittal Notice 96-12

TN 96-12


This transmittal forwards the attached Delegation of Authority to Approve Grade and Pay Retention in Non-Mandatory Circumstances.  This authority was delegated to the IHS Personnel Officer by the Assistant Secretary for Personnel Administration (ASPER).

This authority allows the delegees authority to approve grade and pay retention in non-mandatory circumstances for eligible employees who might be reduced in grade or pay as a result of a reorganization, position reclassification, or management action.

With the abolishment of the ASPER, all personnel delegations of authority that the ASPER previously held were transferred to the Assistant Secretary for Management and Budget, as published in the Federal Register (60 FR 52403) dated October 6, 1995.

/Luke McIntosh/
Luke McIntosh
Acting Associate Director
Office of Administration and Administration


Indian Health Manual, Part 1, Chapter 5, Delegations of Authority Memorandum, Subject:  Delegation of Authority to Approve Grade and Pay Retention in Non-Mandatory Circumstances (Personnel Delegation #54).




Create a Tab 54 and file the attached Delegation of Authority memorandum in the Master Copy Personnel Delegations of Authority at Tab #54.  Log in and file this transmittal notice (TN) in sequence in the TN Section of the Indian Health Manual.  Add the title of this delegation to the Personnel Index at Personnel #54.

Distribution:  PSD 557 (Indian Health Service Mailing Key)
Date:  October 22, 1996