[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 104 (Tuesday, May 31, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 31337]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-13371]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Public Health Service Act (PHS); Delegation of Authority

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 3306(14) of the 
Public Health Service Act (PHS), I have delegated to the Director, 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Director, 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), with 
authority to redelegate, all authority specified in Section 
3306(14)(A)(i) of the PHS Act, as amended by the James Zadroga 9/11 
Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-347), except those 
specific authorities described in section 3306(14)(B) of the PHS Act. 
This delegation is in addition to those duties specifically assigned to 
the Director, NIOSH, by Section 3306(14)(A)(ii) of the PHS Act.
    Additionally, notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 
3306(14) of the PHS Act, I hereby delegate to the Administrator, 
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), with authority to 
redelegate, responsibility for disbursing payment for the program 
described in Title XXXIII of the PHS Act, as amended by the James 
Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-347). 
Responsibility for determining eligibility and enrolling individuals in 
the program described in Title XXXIII of the PHS Act and responsibility 
for determining the payment amounts to be disbursed shall remain with 
the Director, NIOSH, CDC, pursuant to the delegation in the previous 
paragraph.
    These authorities shall be exercised under the Department's 
existing delegation of authority and policy on regulations. This 
authority must also be exercised in accordance with the Department's 
established policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations and with 
all other pertinent issuances.
    This delegation became effective upon date of signature. In 
addition, I have affirmed and ratified any actions taken by the 
Administrator, CMS, the Director, CDC, the Director, NIOSH, or other 
CMS and CDC officials which involve the exercise of the authorities 
delegated herein prior to the effective date of this delegation.

    Dated: May 18, 2011.
Kathleen Sebelius,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2011-13371 Filed 5-27-11; 8:45 am]
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