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SMG 1431.1

FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME II - DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY

ADMINISTRATIVE - PERSONNEL

AUTHORITY TO SET RATES OF PAY FOR POSITIONS NOT COVERED BY THE GENERAL SCHEDULE

Effective Date: 11/12/2004

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1. AUTHORITY DELEGATED:

a. To set rates of pay for a member of an advisory board, council, or committee appointed pursuant to legislation which specifically authorizes a department official other than the Secretary to make such an appointment, unless the legislation gives the authority to set the rate of pay to a specific official or establishes a rate of pay by its own terms.

b. To set rates of pay up to Executive Level I under authority 42 U.S.C. 209(f) for "special consultants" which includes experts and consultants.

c. To set rates of pay above Executive Level I under authority 42 U.S.C. 209(f) for "special consultants" which includes experts and consultants.

2. TO WHOM DELEGATED:

a. Items (a) and (b) above are delegated to Deputy Commissioners; Associate Commissioners; Chief Counsel and Deputies; Center/Office Directors and Deputies; Assistant Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs; Director, Office of Management, CDER; Director, Office of Management, CBER; Director Office of Management Systems, CFSAN; Associate Director for Management and Systems, CDRH; Director, Office of Management, CVM; Deputy Center Director for Management, NCTR, and the Associate Director, Office of Management Services; Director, Office of Resource Management, ORA; and Director, Office of Executive Operations, Office of Management, Office of the Commissioner.

b. Item (c) above is delegated to the Director, Office of Management Programs or the Chair, Executive Resources Board.

All previous delegations of authority inconsistent with the provisions of this delegation are superseded.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

3. REDELEGATIONS:

This authority may not be further redelegated.

4. EFFECTIVE DATE:

This delegation was signed by Jeffrey M. Weber, Associate Commissioner for Management, on November 12, 2004.