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[Federal Register: April 24, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 79)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Administration for Children and Families
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Notice is hereby given that I delegate to the Assistant Secretary
for Children and Families, with authority to redelegate to the
Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement, which may be further
redelegated, the following authority vested in the Secretary under
section 412(b)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 8 U.S.C.
(a) Authority Delegated. Authority, under section 412(b)(3) of the
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), to make arrangements for the
temporary care of refugees in the United States in emergency
circumstances, including the establishment of processing centers, if
necessary, without regard to such provisions of law (other than the
Renegotiation Act of 1951 and Sec. 414(b) of the INA) regulating the
making, performance, amendment, or modification of contracts and the
expenditure of funds of the United States Government.
(b) Effect on Existing Delegations. None.
(c) This delegation is limited to providing for the temporary care,
including medical screening, of approximately 1,150 Burmese and Chinese
asylum applicants on Guam awaiting adjudication of their asylum claims
by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
(d) This delegation shall be exercised under the Department's
existing delegation of authority and policy on regulations. This
delegation of authority is effective upon date of signature.
In addition, I hereby, affirm and ratify any actions taken by the
Assistant Secretary or any other official of the Administration for
Children and Families that, in effect, involved the exercise of these
authorities prior to the effective date of these delegations.
Dated: April 18, 2001.
Tommy G. Thompson,
[FR Doc. 01-10141 Filed 4-23-01; 8:45 am]
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