[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12978-12979]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5334]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Statement of Delegation of Authority

    Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Administrator, 
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Director, 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with authority to 
redelegate, the authority vested in the Secretary under Title XI, Part 
A, Section 1114, titled ``Interagency Coordinating Committee on Newborn 
and Child Screening (Committee),'' of the Public Health Service Act as 
amended, which was added by the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act of 
2008, Public Law 110-237, as amended, to serve as co-chairs of the 
Committee, and to select additional nonvoting Federal liaisons, as 
appropriate.
    I hereby delegate to Administrator, HRSA, and Director, CDC, the 
authority vested in the Secretary under Title XI, Part A, Section 1110, 
titled ``Evaluating the Effectiveness of Newborn and Child Screening 
Programs,'' of the Public Health Service Act, as amended. This 
authority may be redelegated.
    This delegation excludes the authority to issue regulations, to 
submit reports to Congress, to establish advisory committees and 
councils, and appoint their members, and shall be exercised in 
accordance with the Department's

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applicable policies, procedures, and guidelines.
    I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Administrator, 
HRSA, the Director, CDC, or other HRSA and CDC officials, which involve 
the exercise of these authorities prior to the effective date of this 
delegation.
    This delegation is effective upon date of signature.

    Dated: March 2, 2011.
Kathleen Sebelius,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-5334 Filed 3-8-11; 8:45 am]
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