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SMG 1445.3

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME II - DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

ADMINISTRATIVE - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

AUTHORITY TO PERFORM REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Effective Date: 12/16/2009

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1. AUTHORITIES DELEGATED.

To perform all functions with respect to real property management (i.e., purchase, disposal, and transfer of real property; operation, maintenance, repair, preservation, operation, and protection of buildings, where appropriate; and the acquisition of space by lease in buildings and land incidental thereto when any of the conditions laid down are met).

2. TO WHOM DELEGATED.

Chief, Office of Shared Services (OSS), Office of Management (OM) and Director, Office of Real Property Services (ORPS), OSS.

All previous delegations of authority inconsistent with the provisions of this delegation are superseded.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.

The authorities for the acquisition of space by lease in buildings and land may be redelegated only to those officers, officials, and employees who have been adequately trained as lease contracting officers. 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 authority delegated. A copy of the redelegation of this authority must be furnished to the Director, ORPS, OSS, OM (HFA-240) and the FDA Reorganization Coordinator and Principal Delegation Control Officer. Delegatees are subject to compliance audits. No other authorities may be redelegated.

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