Part C (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) of the Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (45 FR 67772-76, dated October 14, 1980, and corrected at 45 FR 69296, October 20, 1980, as amended most recently at 69 FR 63154-63156, dated October 29, 2004, is amended to reflect the Order of Succession for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Section C-C, Order of Succession:
Delete in its entirety Section C-C, Order of Succession, and insert the following:
During the absence or disability of the Director, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or in the event of a vacancy in that office, the first official listed below who is available shall act as Director, except that during a planned period of absence, the Director may specify a different order of succession:
1. Chief Operating Officer, CDC.
2. Chief of Science, CDC.
3. Chief of Public Health Improvement.
4. Director, Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases.*
* official organizational structure pending approval.Start Signature
Dated: December 13, 2004.
William H. Gimson,
Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
[FR Doc. 04-28377 Filed 12-27-04; 8:45 am]
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