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AGENCY:

U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to single agencies that were established or revoked from January 1, 2013, to January 31, 2013.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Service and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In accordance with title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities that are available for use by all agencies are codified in the (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at www.gpo.gov/​fdsys/​. OPM also publishes annually a consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities current as of June 30 as a notice in the Federal Register.Start Printed Page 16714

Schedule A

The following Schedule A authority was approved in January 2013:

94. Department of the Transportation (Sch. A, 213.3194)

(f) Up to 40 positions at the GS-13 through 15 grade levels and within authorized senior-level (SL) allocations necessary to support the following credit agency programs of the Department: The Federal Highway Administration's Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program, the Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing Program, the Federal Maritime Administration's Title XI Program, and the Office of the Secretary's Office of Budget and Programs Credit Staff. This authority may be used to make temporary, time-limited, or permanent appointments, as the DOT deems appropriate, in the following occupational series: Director or Deputy Director SL-301/340, Origination Team Lead SL-301, Deputy Director/Senior Financial Analyst GS-1160, Origination Financial Policy Advisor GS-301, Credit Budgeting Team Lead GS-1160, Credit Budgeting Financial Analysts GS-1160, Portfolio Monitoring Lead SL-1160, Portfolio Monitoring Financial Analyst GS-1160, Financial Analyst GS-1160. No new appointments may be made under this authority after December 31, 2014.

Schedule B

No schedule B authorities to report during January 2013.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during January 2013:

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional RelationsSpecial AssistantDA1300221/25/2013
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of Executive SecretariatConfidential AssistantDC1300171/4/2013
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYCouncil on Environmental QualitySpecial Assistant Land and Water EcosystemsEQ1300011/29/2013
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Speechwriter (2)DD1300251/11/2013
DD1300261/18/2013
Office of Principal Deputy Under Secretary for PolicySpecial Assistant for PolicyDD1300311/25/2013
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of Planning, Evaluation and Policy DevelopmentDeputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Policy DevelopmentDB1200981/11/2013
Office of the Under SecretaryConfidential AssistantDB1201011/11/2013
Office of Communications and OutreachDeputy Assistant Secretary for Communication DevelopmentDB1300081/17/2013
Office of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDB1300111/25/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the Associate Administrator for External Affairs and Environmental EducationPress SecretaryEP1300111/24/2013
FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCYFederal Housing Finance AgencyConfidential AssistantHA1300011/16/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and EvaluationDirector of Coverage Policy (Office of Health Reform)DH1300181/17/2013
Office of the SecretaryConfidential AssistantDH1300201/24/2013
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORSecretary's Immediate OfficePress SecretaryDI1300071/15/2013
DEPARTMENT OF LABOREmployment and Training AdministrationPolicy AdvisorDL1300071/25/2013
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETCommunicationsPress SecretaryBO1300071/11/2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSIONDivision of Investment ManagementConfidential AssistantSE1300021/11/2013
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Communications and Public LiaisonDeputy Press Secretary for the Office of Communications and Public LiaisonSB1300021/16/2013
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of East Asian and Pacific AffairsDeputy Assistant SecretaryDS1300271/11/2013

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during January 2013:

AgencyOrganizationPosition titleAuthorization No.Vacate date
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEBureau of the CensusDirector, Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood PartnershipsDC0901231/5/2013
Assistant Secretary and Director General for United States and Foreign Commercial ServiceExecutive AssistantDC1101201/13/2013
Office of the General CounselSenior AdvisorDC1101281/13/2013
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the Under SecretaryDirector of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesDB1100851/4/2013
Office of Innovation and ImprovementChief of StaffDB1000701/12/2013
Office of the SecretarySpecial AssistantDB1000601/28/2013
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of Public AffairsDeputy DirectorDE1200211/11/2013
Office of the SecretarySpecial AdvisorDE1200671/11/2013
Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy and International AffairsSpecial AssistantDE1200711/11/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the SecretaryDeputy White House Liaison for Political Personnel, Boards and CommissionsDH1200521/12/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the General CounselSpecial Advisor to the General CounselDM1100951/18/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of HousingSpecial AssistantDU1100121/3/2013
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of the Associate Attorney GeneralSenior CounselDJ1001091/4/2013
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsDeputy Director of Intergovernmental AffairsDL1100401/28/2013
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of Near Eastern AffairsLegislative Liaison SpecialistDS1100521/5/2013
Bureau of Western Hemisphere AffairsDeputy Assistant SecretaryDS1000561/24/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the AdministratorDeputy Press SecretaryEP1200161/26/2013
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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR, 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

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John Berry,

Director, U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

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[FR Doc. 2013-06123 Filed 3-15-13; 8:45 am]

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