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SMG 1425.6

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME II - DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

ADMINISTRATIVE - MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

AUTHORITY TO LOAN GOVERNMENT-OWNED PERSONAL PROPERTY

Effective Date: 12/16/2009

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1. AUTHORITY DELEGATED.

To loan government-owned personal property (except motor vehicles) on a temporary basis to a non-federal institution, an organization or an individual, or HHS and other federal agencies except that this delegation does not apply to loans of personal property to HHS or other federal agencies when considerations other than personal property are involved. In those cases, an interagency agreement shall be accomplished in accordance with SMG FDA 2620.4.

2. TO WHOM DELEGATED.

Center Associate Directors for Management; Director of Management, CDER; Director, Office of Resource Management, ORA; and the Director, Office of Executive Operations, Office of the Commissioner.

All previous delegations of authority inconsistent with the provisions of this delegation are superseded. Additionally, I hereby ratify and affirm any actions taken that in effect involved the exercise of these authorities delegated herein prior to the effective date of this delegation.

3. REDELEGATION AND CERTIFICATION.

This authority may be further redelegated. Any redelegation must be in writing and specify the nature and extent of the authority redelegated. Delegates must be certified as knowledgeable about the legal, regulatory, and policy requirements regarding the subject authorities. A copy of the redelegation of this authority must be furnished to the FDA Reorganization Coordinator and Principal Delegations Control Officer. Delegates are subject to compliance audits.

4. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Russell J. Abbott, Deputy Commissioner for Administration approved this delegation, via memorandum, on December 16, 2009.

STATUS (I, R, C)DATE APPROVEDLOCATION OF CHANGE HISTORYCONTACTAPPROVING OFFICIAL
Initial12/16/2009N/aOC/OA/OM/OSSRussell J. Abbott, Deputy Commissioner for Administration