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Transmittal Notice 17-04

TN 17-04


The purpose of this Transmittal Notice (TN) is to forward a copy of the revised Delegation of Authority (DOA), Administrative #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing."  This DOA complies with the Assistant Secretary for Health memorandum dated July 17, 1996, "Delegation of Authority for Indian Self Determination and Education Assistance Act," Public Law 93-638, as amended.

This DOA is being reissued to reflect the change in the IHS, Office of Environmental Health and Engineering Division responsible for the signing approval of the SF-81, Request for Space forms.  In previous delegations, the approval was with the Division of Facilities Operations and will now be with the Division of Engineering Services.

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


The revised DOA, Administrative #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing."


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


Remove Administrative Delegation #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing," dated December 3, 2015 and insert the attached copy of the new DOA, Administrative #49, "Public Law 93-638, Leasing," in its place.

Log and file this TN in sequential order.

Distribution:  IHS-wide
Date:  02/01/2017