• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

About FDA

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

SMG 1445.6

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME II - DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

ADMINISTRATIVE - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

AUTHORITY TO AUTHORIZE USE OF FDA SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND STUDY FACILITIES

Effective Date: 12/16/2009

[PDF Version]

1. AUTHORITY DELEGATED.

To negotiate and make decisions as to the use of FDA scientific research and study facilities by qualified academic scientists, engineers, and students, pursuant to Part 9 of Title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations (45 C.F.R. Part 9); Chapter 13-10, HHS General Administration Manual.

2. TO WHOM DELEGATED.

Associate Commissioners; Chief Counsel and Deputies; Center Directors and Deputies; principal administrative assistants; and directors of facilities located outside the Washington Metropolitan area.

All previous delegations of authority inconsistent with the provisions of this delegation are superseded.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

These authorities may be 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 authority. A copy of the redelegation of this authority must be furnished to the FDA Reorganization Coordinator and Principal Delegation Control Officer. Delegatees 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