[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 223 (Monday, November 20, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Page 67130]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-9263]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response 
Act Delegation of Authority

    Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Director, 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with authority to 
redelegate, the following authorities vested in the Secretary of Health 
and Human Services, under Title III of the Public Health Service (PHS) 
Act and the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and 
Response (PHSBPR) Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-188) as amended hereafter, 
insofar as these authorities pertain to the functions assigned to the 
CDC:
     PHS Act, Title III, Section 351A (42 U.S.C. 262a), 
excluding sections (i), (g)(3) and (g)(4) as provided in Sec.  201 of 
the Act; and
     PHSBPR Act, Title II, Subtitle C, Section 221 (7 U.S.C. 
8411).
    This delegation excludes the authority to submit reports to the 
Congress, but should be exercised under the Department's existing 
delegation of authority and policy on regulations.
    This delegation is effective upon signature. In addition, I hereby 
affirm and ratify any actions taken by you or your subordinates which 
involved the exercise of the authorities delegated herein prior to the 
effective day of the delegation.

    Dated: November 8, 2006.
Michael O. Leavitt,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-9263 Filed 11-17-06; 8:45 am]
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