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Transmittal Notice 98-07

TN 98-07


The purpose of this revised delegation is to redelegate authority to all immediate supervisors, at the discretion of the principal manager to whom this delegation is made, for approving leave requests of PHS Commissioned Officers.  Previously, this authority was delegated to Area Directors and Area Executive Officers, without authority to redelegate.

/Michael H. Trujillo, M.D./
Michael H. Trujillo, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Assistant Surgeon General
Director, Indian Health Service


This transmittal forwards Indian Health Manual (IHM), Part 1, Chapter 5 - Delegation of Authority memorandums, to the Director of Headquarters Operations; Office of the Director, Office Directors; Office of Management Support, Division/Staff Directors; Office of Public Health, Division/Staff Directors; Area Directors and Service Unit Directors.  Subject:  Delegation of Authority for Approving Annual and Sick Leave Requests for PHS Commissioned Officers.  (Commissioned Corps #4).


This Delegation of Authority supersedes Exhibit 1-5.4A-1, Subject:  Commissioned Corps Personnel Annual and Sick Leave, Indian Health Manual, Part 1, Chapter 5, TN 89.3 , dated June 26, 1989.


File the attached memorandums in the master copy D/A Commissioned Corps Binder at Tab #4, and change the date in the Commissioned Corps Index to 11/03/98.

Distribution:  Indian Health Service Mailing List
Date:  November 3, 1998