ORDER                                      
                                                                               
      Order No.:  1100.154A                                                    
                                                                               
           Date:  6/12/90                                                      
                                                                               
      Initiated                                                                
             By:  AMS-530                                                      
                                                                               
        Subject:  DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY                                     
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This order contains delegations of authority to            
      agency officials.  However, it is not all-inclusive.  The intent         
      is to address critical areas of authority left uncovered due to          
      straightlining.                                                          
                                                                               
      2.  DISTRIBUTION.  This order is distributed to the branch level         
      in Washington, regions, and centers with a limited distribution          
      to all field offices and facilities.                                     
                                                                               
      3.  CANCELLATION.  Order 1100.154, Interim Delegations of                
      Authority, dated August 24, 1988, is canceled.                           
                                                                               
      4.  BACKGROUND.  With the decision to restructure Washington             
      headquarters and to implement straightline reporting of regional         
      program divisions, the delegations of authority that were in             
      effect and appropriate to the old organizational structure               
      required extensive modifications.  These delegations will                
      eventually be incorporated into directives which cover specific          
      subject matters.  For example, delegations covering incentive            
      awards and pay should be included in revisions to Orders 3450.7E,        
      Incentives Awards Program, and Order 3550.10, Pay Administration         
      General, respectively.  The same holds true for other                    
      delegations.  Any delegations not included in this order remain          
      in effect.                                                               
                                                                               
      5.  EXPLANATION OF CHANGES.  This order has been revised to              
      include:                                                                 
                                                                               
          a.  A consolidated matrix of common delegations to regional          
      program division managers and Assistant Chief Counsels.                  
                                                                               
          b.  Separate appendixes containing the individual authorities        
      delegated to the regional program division managers and Assistant        
      Chief Counsels from the Executive Director for Regulatory                
      Standards and Compliance, the Chief Counsel, the Associate               
      Administrators for Air Traffic and Airway Facilities, and the            
      Assistant Administrator for Airports.                                    
                                                                               
          c.  Authority for clearing draft national directives.                
                                                                               
          d.  Authority for selecting regional program division manager        
      positions and Assistant Chief Counsel positions.                         
                                                                               
          e.  Authority for approving permanent change-of-station (PCS)        
      orders/vouchers and international travel for regional program            
      division managers and Assistant Chief Counsels.                          
                                                                               
          f.  Authority for signing administrative items which cross           
      program lines in the regions.                                            
                                                                               
      6.  GENERAL DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY.                                    
                                                                               
          a.  Executive Directors.  With respect to all matters within         
      the Executive Director's sphere of responsibility, each Executive        
      Director is authorized to:                                               
                                                                               
              (1)  Take action and issue orders in the name of the             
      Administrator, except for those matters for which the                    
      Administrator has specifically reserved authority or otherwise           
      provided.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  Represent the Administrator.                                
                                                                               
              (3)  Act on any matter for which specific delegation of          
      authority has been made to the Executive Director or to any              
      element under the direction of the Executive Director.                   
                                                                               
              (4)  Exercise line authority over associate                      
      administrators, office, service, and center directors reporting          
      directly to them.  In the case of the Executive Director for             
      Administration and Resource Management, this includes the                
      regional administrators.                                                 
                                                                               
          b.  Chief Counsel.  With respect to all matters within the           
      Chief Counsel's sphere of responsibility, the Chief Counsel is           
      authorized to:                                                           
                                                                               
              (1)  Take action and issue orders in the name of the             
      Administrator, except for those matters for which the                    
      Administrator has specifically reserved authority or otherwise           
      provided.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  Represent the Administrator.                                
                                                                               
              (3)  Act on any matter for which specific delegation of          
      authority has been made to the Chief Counsel or to any element           
      under the direction of the Chief Counsel.                                
                                                                               
              (4)  Exercise line authority over the Assistant Chief            
      Counsels in Washington headquarters and over the Assistant Chief         
      Counsels (formerly regional and center counsels) for each region         
      and center.                                                              
                                                                               
          c.  Associate Administrators.  With respect to all matters           
      within the associate administrator's sphere of responsibility,           
      each associate administrator is authorized to:                           
                                                                               
              (1)  Take action and issue orders in the name of the             
      Administrator and the Executive Director, except for those               
      matters for which the Administrator has specifically reserved            
      authority or otherwise provided.                                         
                                                                               
              (2)  Represent the Administrator and Executive Director.         
                                                                               
              (3)  Act on any matter for which specific delegation of          
      authority has been made to the associate administrator or to any         
      element under the direction of the associate administrator.              
                                                                               
              (4)  Exercise line authority over the offices and                
      services reporting directly to them and the respective regional          
      program divisions.  This includes the air traffic, airway                
      facilities, flight standards, civil aviation security, aviation          
      medical, and aircraft certification functions.  This authority           
      may be redelegated to heads of offices and services, but no              
      further redelegation is authorized.                                      
                                                                               
          d.  Assistant Administrator for Aviation Safety.  With               
      respect to all matters within the Assistant Administrator for            
      Aviation Safety's sphere of responsibility, the assistant                
      administrator is authorized to:                                          
                                                                               
              (1)  Take action and issue orders in the name of the             
      Administrator, except for those matters for which the                    
      Administrator has specifically reserved authority or otherwise           
      provided.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  Represent the Administrator.                                
                                                                               
              (3)  Act on any matter for which specific delegation of          
      authority has been made to the assistant administrator or to any         
      element under the direction of the assistant administrator.              
                                                                               
          e.  Assistant Administrator for Airports.  With respect to           
      all matters within the Assistant Administrator for Airports'             
      sphere of responsibility, the Assistant Administrator is                 
      authorized to:                                                           
                                                                               
              (1)  Take action and issue orders in the name of the             
      Administrator, except for those matters for which the                    
      Administrator has specifically reserved authority or otherwise           
      provided.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  Represent the Administrator.                                
                                                                               
              (3)  Act on any matter for which specific delegation of          
      authority has been made to the assistant administrator or to any         
      element under the direction of the assistant administrator.              
                                                                               
              (4)  Exercise line authority over the headquarters               
      offices and regional airports program divisions.                         
                                                                               
      7.  SPECIFIC DELEGATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF AUTHORITY.                   
                                                                               
          a.  The head of each "office" reporting directly to the              
      Administrator derives authority from the Administrator.                  
      Similarly, the head of offices and services reporting to the             
      Administrator through an Executive Director directly, through an         
      Executive Director and associate administrator, or through an            
      assistant administrator also derives authority from the                  
      Administrator.  Each associate administrator or assistant                
      administrator has full authority to exercise all authority               
      directly delegated to each office and service head reporting to          
      that associate administrator or assistant administrator.  Each           
      Executive Director has full authority to exercise all authority          
      directly delegated to each associate administrator, and to each          
      office and service director reporting to that associate                  
      administrator, or reporting directly to that Executive Director.         
                                                                               
          b.  Each office and service head can legally commit the              
      agency only to the extent that authority to do so has been               
      affirmatively delegated to that office or service head.  The             
      office and service head has supervisory authority with respect to        
      the centralized operational responsibilities assigned to that            
      organization.  Except as the Administrator, Executive Director,          
      or cognizant associate/assistant administrator may otherwise             
      direct, heads of offices or services may redelegate, with                
      authority to provide for the successive redelegation within the          
      organization, the authority delegated to them.                           
                                                                               
          c.  With respect to program operations, all existing                 
      delegations of authority to regional directors are transferred to        
      the appropriate associate or assistant administrators and service        
      directors, if so redelegated.  This excludes the delegations of          
      authority to regional administrators as stated in paragraph 7f.          
                                                                               
          d.  Regional program division managers, which include                
      aircraft certification directorate managers, derive their                
      authority from the Administrator through the cognizant Executive         
      Director, associate or assistant administrator and/or head of            
      office or service (if so delegated) having program                       
      responsibility.                                                          
                                                                               
          e.  Due to the special nature of the Aircraft Certification          
      Directorates, each regional aircraft certification directorate           
      manager will serve as head of the Aircraft Certification                 
      Directorate.  The managers in the New England, Central,                  
      Southwest, and Northwest Mountain Regions have authority and             
      responsibility for the aircraft certification program assigned.          
      The manager reports to the Director of Airworthiness.  Since the         
      Office of Airworthiness has been renamed the Aircraft                    
      Certification Service, all references to the Director of                 
      Airworthiness in Part 11 of the Federal Aviation Regulations             
      should be construed as references to the Director, Aircraft              
      Certification Service.  The Aircraft Certification Directorate           
      Manager in each aircraft certification directorate has authority         
      to issue airworthiness directives, special conditions, and               
      exemptions for the aircraft certification regulatory program             
      functions assigned to the directorate in accordance with                 
      established rulemaking procedures.  This delegation also includes        
      issuance of notices of proposed action, leading to the issuance          
      of these regulatory documents.                                           
                                                                               
          f.  Regional administrators derive their authority from the          
      Administrator through the Executive Director for Administration          
      and Resource Management.  Except where the Administrator                 
      otherwise provides, they are delegated full authority to take all        
      actions necessary to carry out their assigned responsibilities,          
      within approved agency policies, program plans, guidelines,              
      standards, systems, and procedures.  The regional administrators         
      exercise executive direction over the public affairs,                    
      communications control, civil rights, human resource management,         
      budget, accounting, logistics, and management systems                    
      organizations.  The appraisal, planning, international aviation,         
      and emergency operations functions will also be under the                
      executive direction of the regional administrators.  The                 
      accounting function will continue to be performed by those               
      regions now assigned this function.                                      
                                                                               
          g.  Assistant Chief Counsels in Washington headquarters and          
      for regions and centers derive their authority from the Chief            
      Counsel.  They are delegated full authority to take all actions          
      necessary to carry out their assigned responsibilities, within           
      approved agency policies, program plans, and procedures,                 
      including the coordination guidelines established by the Chief           
      Counsel.  They will continue to provide legal counsel, advice,           
      and assistance to regional administrators and center directors,          
      program managers, regional headquarters staff, and other                 
      cognizant organizations of the regions and centers.  Since the           
      Regional and Center Counsels have been renamed Assistant Chief           
      Counsel for each region and center, any references to Regional or        
      Center Counsel in Part 11 and Part 13 of the Federal Aviation            
      Regulations should be construed as meaning Assistant Chief               
      Counsel.                                                                 
                                                                               
          h.  Center directors derive their authority from the                 
      Administrator through an Executive Director.  Except where the           
      Administrator otherwise provides, the center directors are               
      delegated full authority to take all actions necessary to carry          
      out their assigned responsibilities, within approved agency              
      policies, program plans, guidelines, standards, systems, and             
      procedures.  The civil aviation security functions come under the        
      executive direction of the Washington headquarters.                      
                                                                               
          i.  Appendix 1 contains the delegations common to the                
      straightlined organizations.  Appendixes 2 through 6 contain the         
      delegations from Executive Directors, associate or assistant             
      administrators, and the Chief Counsel that are either unique to          
      the organization listed or sufficiently different to be precluded        
      from the listing of common delegations in appendix 1.                    
                                                                               
          j.  National program offices are responsible for the                 
      coordination of national orders with all elements of the agency          
      which have a valid concern, including regional and center                
      elements.  Sufficient copies should be provided for regional and         
      center input.  Straightlined regional and center program managers        
      shall ensure that national orders sent to them for review and            
      comment are coordinated with affected regional and center                
      elements.  Comments or nonconcurrences from straightlined                
      regional and center program managers are to be forwarded directly        
      to their respective reporting line managers in Washington for            
      inclusion in the Washington program office's response.  The              
      straightlined managers shall provide the regional administrator          
      and center director respectively with an information copy of the         
      comments sent to Washington.                                             
                                                                               
          k.  Regional administrators and center directors are                 
      delegated authority to sign as the approving and reviewing               
      official, the regional and center response to draft national             
      directives which are sent directly to them for review and                
      comment.  The responses from regional administrators and center          
      directors shall include only comments from regional and center           
      elements reporting directly to them.                                     
                                                                               
          l.  Regional administrators serve as the focal point and have        
      signatory authority for administrative matters which cross               
      program lines.  Specific examples include Office of Inspector            
      General/General Accounting Office (OIG/GAO) correspondence,              
      Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests/denials, congressional        
      correspondence, responses to the Administrator's Hotline                 
      inquiries and other similar administrative concerns.  They are           
      responsible for coordinating these matters with the affected             
      regional elements.  Straightlined regional program managers are          
      responsible for alerting and, if necessary, obtaining the views          
      of their reporting line officials in Washington.  Straightlined          
      regional program managers shall continued to assist the regional         
      administrators in developing, coordinating, and resolving                
      regional problems.                                                       
                                                                               
          m.  The Associate Administrators for Airway Facilities and           
      Air Traffic and the Assistant Administrator for Airports shall be        
      the selecting officials for regional program division manager and        
      assistant regional program division manager positions.  These            
      selections will be coordinated with the respective regional              
      administrators.                                                          
                                                                               
          n.  The Directors of Aircraft Certification, Flight                  
      Standards, and Civil Aviation Security and the Federal Air               
      Surgeon shall be the selecting officials for the regional                
      division and directorate manager positions and the center civil          
      aviation security manager positions.  These selections will be           
      coordinated with the respective regional administrators and              
      center directors.  Senior Executive Service selections must have         
      the approval of the respective associate administrator.                  
                                                                               
          o.  The Chief Counsel shall be the selecting official for            
      Assistant Chief Counsel positions.  These selections will be             
      coordinated with the respective regional administrators.                 
                                                                               
          p.  The Associate Administrators for Airway Facilities and           
      Air Traffic and the Assistant Administrator for Airports shall           
      approve PCS orders/vouchers and international travel for their           
      respective regional program division managers.                           
                                                                               
          q.  The Directors of Aircraft Certification, Flight                  
      Standards, and Civil Aviation Security and the Federal Air               
      Surgeon shall approve PCS orders and vouchers for regional and           
      center division or directorate managers, as appropriate.                 
      Nonroutine foreign travel for all regional personnel of these            
      divisions, including division managers and flight surgeons, must         
      be approved by the appropriate office/service director or the            
      Federal Air Surgeon.                                                     
                                                                               
          r.  The Chief Counsel shall approve PCS orders/vouchers and          
      international travel for the Assistant Chief Counsels.                   
                                                                               
          s.  Regional administrators are delegated the authority to           
      sign certain Records of Decision which are issued at the regional        
      level in accordance with Council on Environmental Quality                
      regulations following Environmental Impact Statement or Finding          
      of No Significant Impact approval.  Specifically, these are              
      regionally issued Records of Decision which include multiple             
      agency actions beyond the scope of authority of any single               
      regional program division and which constitute an order of the           
      Administrator subject to review under section 1006 of the Federal        
      Aviation Act of 1958, as amended.  The regional division manager         
      having the lead environmental responsibility shall be responsible        
      for identifying those Records of Decision which meet the criteria        
      for regional administrator's signature and for ensuring                  
      appropriate coordination with other affected divisions,                  
      concurrences from those divisions in the Records of Decision, and        
      legal review by the Assistant Chief Counsel for the region.  Each        
      regional division manager shall ensure that straightlining               
      responsibilities are met prior to concurring in Records of               
      Decision for signature of the regional administrator.  This              
      delegation to regional administrators does not extend to approval        
      of Environmental Impact Statements, to Findings of No Significant        
      Impact, or to other Records of Decision which do not meet the            
      criteria established above.                                              
                                                                               
          t.  The general and specific delegations of authority, with          
      respect to budget formulation and resource management previously         
      provided to regional directors as relating to program divisions,         
      have been transferred to the appropriate straightlined                   
      organization in Washington headquarters.                                 
                                                                               
          u.  Officials initiating major FAA actions under delegated           
      authority are responsible for keeping the Administrator informed         
      of key events or developments having a significant management,           
      political, or public relations impact on the agency.  There is no        
      single test for identifying the circumstances where notification         
      is warranted.  Coverage, costs, user impact, relationship to             
      previous problems, and controversial issues are approximate              
      indicators.  The larger the values involved, the greater the             
      necessity for advising the Administrator in advance.                     
                                                                               
          v.  All other general and specific limitations on delegations        
      of authority in organization manuals, agency directives,                 
      regulations, and other documents not inconsistent with this order        
      remain in effect.                                                        
                                                                               
      8.  OPERATIONAL LINE OF SUCCESSION.  Except for the operational          
      line of succession required for continuity of FAA during a               
      national emergency, as established in paragraph 308a of Order            
      1900.1D, FAA Emergency Operations Plan, the following officials,         
      in the order indicated, shall act as Administrator, in case of           
      the absence or disability of the Administrator, until the absence        
      or disability ceases or, in case of a vacancy, until a successor         
      is appointed.                                                            
                                                                               
          a.  Deputy Administrator.                                            
                                                                               
          b.  Executive Director for Administration and Resource               
      Management.                                                              
                                                                               
          c.  Executive Director for System Operations.                        
                                                                               
          d.  Executive Director for Regulatory Standards and                  
      Compliance.                                                              
                                                                               
          e.  Executive Director for System Development.                       
                                                                               
          f.  Executive Director for Acquisition.                              
                                                                               
          g.  Chief Counsel.                                                   
          h.  Assistant Administrator for Aviation Safety.                     
                                                                               
      9.  IMPLEMENTATION.                                                      
                                                                               
          a.  These delegations and limitations on delegations take            
      effect immediately.                                                      
                                                                               
          b.  Executive Directors, associate administrators, assistant         
      administrators, the Chief Counsel, and heads of offices and              
      services shall review their existing directives, Federal Aviation        
      Regulations (FAR), and other pertinent agency documents that             
      contain delegations of authority and revise or cancel them as            
      appropriate.  This review should be given high priority.                 
                                                                               
      10.  AUTHORITY TO CHANGE THIS ORDER.  Executive Directors,               
      associate and assistant administrators, heads of offices and             
      services, and the Chief Counsel shall submit proposed changes to         
      delegations within their functional purview to the Office of             
      Management Systems, AMS.  AMS shall ensure that the changes are          
      properly coordinated.  The Executive Director for Administration         
      and Resource Management is authorized to issue changes to this           
      order that do not require the approval of the Administrator.             
                                                                               
      /s/ James B. Busey                                                       
          Administrator                                                        
                                                                               
                                 APPENDIX 1.                                   
                                                                               
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           DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGERS &             
                ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS - SELECTION PROCESS                   
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF, AT,   Designated as       Order 3330.1B, Authority delegated         
      & AS      selecting official  Merit          to Division Manager         
                for regional        Promotion      or his/her designee.        
                division positions. Program, and   GM-15 selections            
                                    Order          shall be coordinated        
                                    3330.28B,      with AAF-2, &               
                                    Selection of   ARP-1/2 as                  
                                    Key Personnel  appropriate.  All AT        
                                                   selections under            
                                                   Order 3330.1B,              
                                                   Appendix 8, and all         
                                                   regional                    
                                                   headquarters AT             
                                                   division GM-15              
                                                   selections shall be         
                                                   coordinated with            
                                                   AAT-1/2.                    
                                                                               
      AC, FS,   Designated as       Order 3330.1B, Authority delegated         
      AM, & CS  selecting official  Merit          to Division &               
                for regional        Promotion      Directorate Manager         
                division and        Program, and   or his/her designee.        
                directorate         Order          GM-15 selections            
                positions.          3330.28B,      shall be coordinated        
                                    Selection of   with appropriate            
                                    Key Personnel  Washington HQ               
                                                   Office/Service              
                                                   Director, or Federal        
                                                   Air Surgeon.                
                                                                               
      GC        Designated as       Order 3330.1B, Authority to be             
                selecting official  Merit          selecting official          
                for Assistant       Promotion      for positions up to         
                Chief Counsel       Program, and   GM-15 is delegated          
                positions.  Also    Order          to Assistant Chief          
                sign documents      3330.28B,      Counsels.                   
                related to          Selection of                               
                personnel.          Key Personnel                              
                                                                               
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           DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGERS &             
                      ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS - TRAVEL                        
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF & AT   Approve travel      Order          Routine travel              
                orders, vouchers,   1500.14A,      includes:  Alaska,          
                advance of funds,   Travel Manual  Hawaii, Puerto Rico,        
                routine travel,                    U.S. Territories and        
                claims for                         Possessions, Canada,        
                reimbursement for                  & Mexico.                   
                expenditures,                                                  
                travel orders and                                              
                vouchers on an                                                 
                actual                                                         
                subsistence                                                    
                expense basis,                                                 
                and receipts for                                               
                cash sub-vouchers                                              
                for themselves and                                             
                their employees;                                               
                and PCS orders for                                             
                employees only.                                                
                                                                               
      AS        Approve travel      Order          Regional Airport            
                orders, vouchers,   1500.14A,      Division Managers           
                advance of funds,   Travel Manual  may redelegate this         
                routine travel,                    authority, except           
                claims for                         for PCS orders/             
                reimbursement for                  vouchers.  Authority        
                expenditures,                      to approve actual           
                travel orders and                  subsistence expenses        
                vouchers on an                     may not be                  
                actual                             redelegated but may         
                subsistence expense                be exercised by             
                basis, and receipts                managers in an              
                for cash                           acting capacity.            
                sub-vouchers for                                               
                themselves and                                                 
                their employees;                                               
                and PCS orders for                                             
                employees only.                                                
                                                                               
      AC, FS    Approve travel      Order          Redelegation of this        
      AM, & CS  orders, vouchers,   1500.14A,      authority is                
                advance of funds,   Travel Manual  accomplished in             
                routine operational                accordance with             
                foreign travel,                    Order 1500.14A.             
                claims for                         Routine travel              
                reimbursement for                  includes:  Alaska,          
                expenditures,                      Hawaii, Puerto              
                travel orders and                  Rico, U.S.                  
                vouchers on an                     Territories and             
                actual subsistence                 Possessions, Canada,        
                expense basis, and                 & Mexico.                   
                receipts for cash                                              
                subvouchers for                                                
                themselves and                                                 
                their employees;                                               
                and PCS orders or                                              
                employees only.                                                
                                                                               
      GC        Approve travel      Order          Redelegation of this        
                orders, vouchers,   1500.14A,      authority is                
                advances, claims    Travel Manual  accomplished in             
                for reimbursement                  accordance with             
                for expenditures,                  Order 1500.14A.             
                travel orders and                                              
                vouchers on an                                                 
                actual subsistence                                             
                expense basis,                                                 
                receipts for cash                                              
                sub-vouchers for                                               
                themselves and                                                 
                their employees;                                               
                and PCS orders for                                             
                employees only.                                                
                                                                               
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           DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGERS &             
                      ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS - AWARDS                        
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF        Approve lump-sum    Order          Awards up to $3,000         
                awards, quality     3450.7E,       for individuals and         
                increase awards,    Incentive      up to $5,000 for            
                technical employee  Awards         groups.  This               
                suggestions and     Program        authority may not be        
                originate local                    redelegated.  AF            
                honorary awards.                   field managers are          
                                                   delegated authority         
                                                   to originate local          
                                                   honorary awards.            
                                                                               
      AS, AC,   Approve lump-sum    Order 3450.7E, Awards up to $3,000         
      FS, AM,   awards, quality     Incentive      for individuals and         
      & CS      increase awards,    Awards Program up to $5,000 for            
                technical employee                 groups.  This               
                suggestions and                    authority may not be        
                originate local                    redelegated.                
                honorary awards.                                               
                                                                               
      AT        Approve lump-sum    Order 3450.7E, Awards up to $3,000         
                awards, quality     Incentive      for individuals and         
                increase awards,    Awards Program up to $5,000 for            
                technical employee                 groups.  This               
                suggestions and                    authority may not be        
                originate local                    redelegated.                
                honorary awards.                                               
                                                                               
      GC        Awards              Order 3450.7E, Awards up to $3,000         
                                    Incentive      for individuals and         
                                    Awards Program up to $5,000 for            
                                                   groups.  This               
                                                   authority may not be        
                                                   redelegated.                
                                                                               
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           DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGERS &             
               ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS - TIME AND ATTENDANCE                  
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF        Approve overtime    Order 3550.10, Authority may be            
                and holiday work.   Pay            redelegated to              
                                    Administration subordinate                 
                                    (General)      managers.                   
                                                                               
      AS        Approve time and    Order 3550.10, Authority may be            
                attendance records  Pay            redelegated to              
                and overtime;       Administration subordinate                 
                compensatory time,  (General)      managers.                   
                annual and sick                                                
                leave; and tours                                               
                of duty.                                                       
                                                                               
      AT        Approve overtime,   Order 3550.10, Authority may be            
                holiday work, and   Pay            redelegated to              
                time and attendance Administration subordinate                 
                records.            (General) and  managers.  Under            
                                    Order 2730.8,  Order 2730.8,               
                                    Time and       Division Managers           
                                    Attendance     are authorized to           
                                    Uniform        approve their own           
                                    Payroll        T&A records.                
                                    System.                                    
                                                                               
      AC, FS,   Approve overtime    Order 3550.10, Authority may be            
      AM, CS    and holiday pay     Pay            redelegated to              
                                    Administration subordinate                 
                                    (General)      managers.  There is         
                                                   no change in present        
                                                   time and attendance         
                                                   reporting                   
                                                   procedures.                 
                                                                               
      GC        Approve time and    Order 3550.10, Authority may               
                attendance records, Pay            redelegated to              
                overtime,           Administration subordinate                 
                compensatory time,  (General)      managers.                   
                annual and sick                                                
                leave, and tours                                               
                of duty for                                                    
                themselves and                                                 
                their staffs.                                                  
                                                                               
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           DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL PROGRAM MANAGERS &             
                   ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS - PROCUREMENT                      
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF        Approve             Order          PR's of $500,000 and        
                Procurement         4400.42A,      above.  Statements          
                Requests (PR).      Preparation    of essential need           
                                    and Approval   for acquisitions            
                                    of             falling within the          
                                    Procurement    AF program                  
                                    Requests       responsibilities            
                                                   estimated to cost           
                                                   $200,000 or more            
                                                   shall be concurred          
                                                   in by the regional          
                                                   AF division managers        
                                                   and forwarded to            
                                                   AAF-1 for approval.         
                                                                               
      AT        Approve             Order          PR's up to $500,000.        
                Procurement         4400.42A,      PR's in excess of           
                Requests.           Preparation    $100,000 shall be           
                                    and Approval   coordinated with            
                                    of Procurement appropriate AT              
                                    Requests       Washington HQ               
                                                   entity.  Statement          
                                                   of essential need           
                                                   justification for           
                                                   PR's estimated to           
                                                   exceed $200,000             
                                                   shall be prepared           
                                                   for signature by            
                                                   AAT-1.                      
                                                                               
      AS        Approve             Order          PR's in their               
                Procurement         4400.42A,      programs areas              
                Requests.           Preparation    within approved             
                                    and Approval   financial plans.            
                                    of                                         
                                    Procurement                                
                                    Requests                                   
                                                                               
      AC, FS,   Approve             Order          PRs up to $500,000.         
      AM, & CS  Procurement         4400.42A,      PR's over $500,000          
                Requests.           Preparation    shall be approved by        
                                    and Approval   the appropriate             
                                    of             office/service              
                                    Procurement    director or Federal         
                                    Requests       Air Surgeon.                
                                                   Statement of                
                                                   essential need              
                                                   justification for           
                                                   PR's in excess of           
                                                   $200,000 shall be           
                                                   processed in                
                                                   accordance with             
                                                   Order 4405.16,              
                                                   Prenotification             
                                                   Review of Proposed          
                                                   Acquisition and             
                                                   Assistant Actions           
                                                   and Related Matters.        
                                                   All procurement             
                                                   requests for ADP            
                                                   equipment or service        
                                                   shall be approved in        
                                                   accordance with             
                                                   Order 1370.52B,             
                                                   Information                 
                                                   Resources Management        
                                                   Policies and                
                                                   Procedures.                 
                                                                               
      GC        Approve Procurement Order          Approve procurement         
                Requests and other  4400.42A,      information                 
                procurement         Preparation    submitted on behalf         
                documents.          and Approval   of the Assistant            
                                    of             Chief Counsel.              
                                    Procurement                                
                                    Requests                                   
                                                                               
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                    DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL                       
                     PROGRAM MANAGERS - FACILITY CHANGES                       
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority *    Remarks **                  
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AT & AF   Submit proposals    Order          To AXO-1 thru AAT-1         
                on closing,         1100.1A,       and AAF-1,                  
                consolidating,      Policy and     respectively.               
                relocating field    Standards                                  
                offices and                                                    
                facilities.                                                    
                                                                               
      AS        Submit proposals    Order          To ARP-1.                   
                on closing,         1101.1A,                                   
                consolidating,      Policy and                                 
                relocating field    Standards                                  
                offices and                                                    
                facilities.                                                    
                                                                               
      AC, FS,   Submit proposals    Order          To AXR thru their           
      AM, & CS  on opening,         1100.1A,       office/service              
                closing,            Policy and     director, who will          
                consolidating,      Standards      then forward to APR         
                relocating field                   for subsequent              
                offices and                        action.                     
                facilities.                                                    
                                                                               
      AT        Approve minor       Order          "Minor" means 4             
                reductions in       1100.1A,       hours or less.              
                operating hours or  Policy and     Seasonal changes may        
                recurring seasonal  Standards      be more than 4              
                changes in                         hours; e.g.,                
                operating hours of                 facilities serving          
                facilities.                        resort areas.               
                                                                               
      AC, FS,   Establish and/or    *** Order      "Minor" means 4             
      AM, & CS  change, or          1100.1A,       hours or less.              
                authorize minor     Policy and     Seasonal changes may        
                reductions or       Standards      be more than 4              
                recurring seasonal                 hours; e.g.,                
                changes in                         facilities serving          
                operating hours of                 resort areas.               
                field facilities.                                              
                                                                               
      AF, AS    --                  --             Not Applicable              
                                                                               
      * Order 1100.1A will be updated to reflect the impact of                 
      straightlining on FAA's organizational philosophy and concept of         
      operations.  For the present, Executive Directors or assistance          
      administrators, as appropriate, will be the officials submitting         
      facility opening and closing proposals to the Administrators.            
      The requirements relating to coordination within the FAA and the         
      Department remain in effect, except that the biweekly highlights         
      report is no longer utilized.  Instead, a memorandum should be           
      used to provide advance notification to the Secretary.                   
                                                                               
      ** Prior to submission of proposal to a Washington office, it            
      should be coordinated with the Regional Administrator.                   
                                                                               
      *** Order 1100.1A does not specifically authorize these actions          
      for other than Air Traffic facilities.  However, paragraph 17 of         
      Order 1100.1A provides authority for "Regional Directors" to make        
      changes that are considered too minor to require notification to         
      the Secretary or approval by the Administrator.  This authority          
      is now provided to regional program managers.                            
                                                                               
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                    DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY TO REGIONAL                       
                        PROGRAM MANAGERS - DIRECTIVES                          
                                                                               
      Reg. Org. Subject             Authority      Remarks                     
       ________________________________________________________________        
                                                                               
      AF, AS    Issue orders,       Order          Directives must be          
                notices, or         1320.1C, FAA   coordinated with            
                changes internal    Directives     all affected                
                to the division.    System         organizations and           
                                                   regional directives         
                                                   management officer          
                                                   before issuance.            
                                                                               
      AC        Issue National      Order          Directives must be          
                Directives within   1320.1C, FAA   coordinated with all        
                their assigned      Directives     affected                    
                areas of            System         organizations and           
                technical                          regional directives         
                responsibility.                    management officer          
                                                   before issuance.            
                                                                               
      FS, AM,   Issue orders,       Order          Directives must be          
      CS        notices, or         1320.1C, FAA   coordinated with all        
                changes internal    Directives     affected                    
                to the division.    System         organizations and           
                                                   regional directives         
                                                   management officer          
                                                   before issuance.            
                                                                               
      AT        Issue orders,       Order          Directives must be          
                notices, or         1320.1C, FAA   coordinated with all        
                changes internal    Directives     affected                    
                to the division.    System         organizations and           
                                                   regional directives         
                                                   management officer          
                                                   before issuance.            
                                                                               
                  APPENDIX 2.  DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY FOR                    
                REGIONAL AIRWAY FACILITIES DIVISION MANAGERS                   
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This appendix describes delegations of authority           
      and management/functional relationships implementing the agency          
      reorganization and establishing straightline reporting of                
      regional Airway Facilities (AF) Divisions to the Associate               
      Administrator for Airway Facilities, AAF-1.                              
                                                                               
      2.  SPECIAL RELATIONS.  The regional AF division manager is              
      expected to play an active, effective, and supportive role within        
      the regional structure.  Each manager will keep his or her               
      regional administrator informed on significant program activities        
      in an effective and timely manner.                                       
                                                                               
      3.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES.                                                  
                                                                               
          a.  Organization.  The Associate Administrator for Airway            
      Facilities has assumed primary line management responsibility for        
      control of AF regional personnel and financial resources, key            
      management selections, program objectives, and executive and             
      management performance standards.                                        
                                                                               
              (1)  Reporting Lines.  The regional AF division managers         
      report to the Associate Administrator for Airway Facilities,             
      AAF-1.  Implementing changes are:                                        
                                                                               
                   (a)  Pen-and-ink changes to the regional AF division        
      managers' position descriptions should be made in the paragraph          
      titled "Supervision Received" to reflect that they report to the         
      "Associate Administrator for Airway Facilities."                         
                                                                               
                   (b)  Performance standards for regional division            
      managers will be developed in collaboration with the Deputy              
      Associate Administrator for Airway Facilities, AAF-2.  First- and        
      second-level rating officials are AAF-2 and AAF-1, respectively.         
                                                                               
                   (c)  Performance standards for the assistant                
      division managers should be developed and submitted for approval         
      to AAF-2, who is the second-level rating official.                       
                                                                               
              (2)  The regional NAS Plan coordinators will report to           
      the regional AF divisions managers.                                      
              (3)  Regional System Engineering and Integration                 
      contractors will report to the AF division managers.                     
                                                                               
          b.  Delegation of Authority.                                         
                                                                               
              (1)  The regional AF division manager is delegated the           
      authority to direct the performance of all equipment                     
      modifications.  (Order 1320.33B, Equipment Modification and              
      Facility Instruction Directives, OPI:  ASM-120)                          
                                                                               
              (2)  The regional AF division managers are assigned the          
      responsibility for assuring policies, objectives, and standards          
      established for the facilities master file are met.  (Order              
      6000.5B, Facilities Master File, OPI:  ASM-230)                          
                                                                               
              (3)  Authority is redelegated to the regional AF division        
      managers for providing field/technical support in the                    
      recommendation of modifications and power sources.  (Order               
      6030.20D, Electrical Power Policy, OPI:  ASM-120)                        
                                                                               
              (4)  Authority is delegated to the AF division managers          
      for the establishment of management principles in the Non-Federal        
      Aid Program.  (Order 6700.20, Non-Federal Navigational Aids and          
      Air Traffic Control Facilities, OPI:  ASM-120)                           
                                                                               
              (5)  Paragraph 5(d) of Order 6950.15B, ARTCC Critical            
      Load Circuits and Configuration, OPI:  ASM-240, is revised to            
      delete regional director and add AF division manager.                    
                                                                               
          c.  Communications.  Straightlining will require new lines of        
      communications and new tools and methods for timely exchanges of         
      information between the associate administrators and field               
      division managers.  It is imperative that effective communication        
      across regional division lines and program boundaries be                 
      continued and that the regional administrators are kept well             
      informed on programmatic changes.  Primarily, communications             
      between the field division managers and the regional                     
      administrators will involve information sharing and coordination         
      of support services.  In order to enhance our communications             
      process, we are implementing the following:                              
                                                                               
              (1)  FAA Electronic Mail System.  The FAA MAIL portion of        
      the FAA Administrative Data Transmission Network will be used to         
      improve the speed, quality, and flexibility of the AF                    
      communications network.  This is available now and can be used to        
      transmit mail electronically throughout the AF complex.                  
                                                                               
              (2)  Facsimile System.  This is a network which ties the         
      AF family together and improves the overall effectiveness of the         
      communications network.  We are currently installing facsimile           
      equipment in all AF division managers' offices, Washington               
      Systems Maintenance and NAS Transition and Implementation                
      Services, and the Associate Administrator's office.  The service         
      will be available as soon as practical.                                  
                                                                               
              (3)  Teleconferences.  Weekly teleconferences have been          
      established with the following participants:                             
                                                                               
                   (a)  Associate Administrator for AF, Deputy                 
      Associate Administrator for AF, Director, Systems Maintenance            
      Service, Director, NAS Transition and Implementation Service, and        
      regional AF division managers each Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern time.        
                                                                               
                   (b)  Systems Maintenance Service and NAS Transition         
      and Implementation Service directors, deputies, division and             
      staff managers, and regional AF division, branch, and staff              
      managers each Tuesday at 3 p.m. Eastern time.                            
                                                                               
              (4)  Program Reviews.  Regular program reviews will be           
      established between regional AF division managers and the                
      associate level in Washington.  In addition, interface with              
      regional administrators must be continued during the Quarterly           
      Fiscal Summary Report reviews for informational purposes.                
                                                                               
              (5)  Support Services.  The Executive Directors have             
      agreed that support services provided to AF organizations, as            
      well as services which AF organizations provide to other                 
      organizations reporting to AXA, AXR, AXO, AXQ, and AXD will              
      continue.  Any new AF initiated programs and changes to currently        
      planned programs that require additional support resources should        
      be coordinated across affected organizational boundaries to              
      assess impact prior to proceeding.                                       
                                                                               
          d.  Facilities and Equipment (F&E).  The AF division manager         
      will continue to be the primary regional official responsible and        
      accountable for F&E program accomplishment and will chair the            
      Facility Review Board (FRB).  It is essential that:                      
                                                                               
              (1)  A high level of collaboration and cooperation               
      between program divisions and the Regional Administrator's staff         
      continue.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  The Regional Administrator be kept informed of F&E          
      status and progress toward F&E goal accomplishment.                      
                                                                               
              (3)  The FRB's and working level Interdivisional Working         
      Groups (IDWG's) be continued.                                            
                                                                               
              (4)  Adequate support be devoted to the NAS Plan programs        
      under the direction of Executive Director for System Development.        
                                                                               
      A working group has been established to address increased                
      delegation of authority for reprogramming and general                    
      streamlining of the F&E process.                                         
                                                                               
          e.  Telecommunications.  The Telecommunication Management and        
      Operations Program (TM&O) is in the process of being structured.         
                                                                               
      4.  PERSONNEL IMPACT.  The realignment of organizational                 
      functions is intended to be transparent to the field and will            
      have minimal impact on field operating elements.  The major              
      change is the reporting relationships of the regional program            
      divisions.  AAF-1 will keep headquarters and regional personnel          
      informed as refinements to the organization are made to                  
      facilitate an understanding of changing responsibilities and             
      functional flows.                                                        
                                                                               
                  APPENDIX 3.  DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY FOR                    
                   REGIONAL AIR TRAFFIC DIVISION MANAGERS                      
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This appendix describes delegations of authority           
      and management/functional relationships implementing the agency          
      reorganization and establishing straightline reporting of                
      regional Air Traffic (AT) Divisions to the Associate                     
      Administrator for Air Traffic, AAT-1.                                    
                                                                               
      2.  SPECIAL RELATIONS.  The regional air traffic division manager        
      is expected to play an active, effective, and supportive role            
      within the regional structure.  Each manager will keep his/her           
      regional administrator informed on significant program activities        
      in an effective and timely manner.                                       
                                                                               
      3.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES.                                                  
                                                                               
          a.  Organization.  The Associate Administrator for Air               
      Traffic has primary line management responsibility for control of        
      AT regional personnel, financial resources, key management               
      selections, program objectives, and executive and management             
      performance standards.                                                   
                                                                               
          b.  Reporting Lines.  The regional AT division managers will         
      report to the Associate Administrator for Air Traffic, AAT-1.            
      Implementing changes are:                                                
                                                                               
              (1)  Pen and ink changes to each regional AT division            
      manager's position description should be made in the paragraph           
      titled "Supervision Received" to reflect that he/she reports to          
      the "Associate Administrator for Air Traffic."                           
                                                                               
              (2)  Performance standards for regional division managers        
      will be developed in collaboration with the Deputy Associate             
      Administrator for Air Traffic, AAT-2.  First- and second-level           
      rating officials are AAT-2 and AAT-1, respectively.                      
                                                                               
              (3)  Performance standards for the assistant division            
      managers should be modified to reflect AAT-2 as the second-level         
      rating official.                                                         
                                                                               
          c.  Communications.  Straightlining will require new lines of        
      communications and new tools and methods for timely exchange of          
      information between Washington and the field.  It is imperative          
      that effective communications across regional division lines and         
      program boundaries be continued and that the regional                    
      administrators be kept well informed on programmatic changes.            
      The following actions will improve communications between                
      headquarters and field:                                                  
                                                                               
              (1)  Facsimile System.  Efforts are underway to procure          
      facsimile equipment for all regional Air Traffic division                
      managers.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  Teleconferences.  All teleconferences that have been        
      established will remain in effect.                                       
                                                                               
              (3)  Program Reviews.  Regular program reviews will be           
      established between regional AT division managers and the                
      associate level in Washington.  In addition, interface with              
      regional administrators will be continued during the Quarterly           
      Fiscal Summary Report reviews for informational purposes.                
                                                                               
          d.  Support Services.  The Executive Directors have agreed           
      that support services provided to AT organizations, as well as           
      services which AT organizations provide to other organizations           
      reporting to AXA, AXR, AXO, AXQ, and AXD, will continue.  Any new        
      AT-initiated programs and changes to currently planned programs          
      that require additional support resources should be coordinated          
      across affected organizational boundaries to assess impact prior         
      to proceeding.                                                           
                                                                               
          e.  Budget.                                                          
                                                                               
              (1)  Budget formulations will continue with changes as           
      necessary under straightlining.  As changes occur, they will be          
      issued under separate cover as appropriate.                              
                                                                               
              (2)  If additional guidance is needed, contact the Office        
      of Air Traffic Program Management, ATZ, FTS 267-9205.                    
                                                                               
          f.  Personnel Impact.  The realignment of organizational             
      functions is intended to be transparent to the field and will            
      have minimal impact on field operating elements.  The major              
      change is the reporting relationships of the regional program            
      divisions.  AAT-1 will keep headquarters and regional personnel          
      informed as refinements to the organization are made to                  
      facilitate an understanding of changed responsibilities and              
      functional flows.                                                        
                                                                               
                  APPENDIX 4.  DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY FOR                    
                     REGIONAL AIRPORT DIVISION MANAGERS                        
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This appendix describes delegations of authority           
      and management/functional relationships implementing the agency          
      reorganization and establishing straightline reporting of                
      regional Airports Divisions to the Assistant Administrator for           
      Airports, ARP-1.                                                         
                                                                               
      2.  SPECIAL RELATIONS.  The regional Airports Division manager is        
      expected to play an active, effective, and supportive role within        
      the regional structure.  Each manager will keep his/her regional         
      administrator informed on significant program activities in an           
      effective and timely manner.  In addition, in regard to program          
      implementation, the headquarters offices (Office of Airport              
      Safety and Standards (AAS) and Office of Airport Planning and            
      Programming (APP)) will establish program guidance and Regional          
      Airports Division managers will administer the programs in               
      accordance with these guidelines.                                        
                                                                               
      3.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES.                                                  
                                                                               
          a.  Organization.  The Assistant Administrator for Airports          
      has assumed primary line management responsibility for control of        
      Airports regional personnel and financial resources, key                 
      management selections, program objectives, and executive and             
      management performance standards.                                        
                                                                               
          b.  Reporting Lines.  The regional Airports Division managers        
      report to the Assistant Administrator for Airports, ARP-1.               
                                                                               
              (1)  Changes to division managers' position descriptions         
      should be made to reflect the new reporting line.                        
                                                                               
              (2)  Performance standards for regional division managers        
      will be developed in collaboration with the Deputy Assistant             
      Administrator for Airports, ARP-2, following review of program           
      goals and objectives.  First- and second-level rating officials          
      are ARP-2 and ARP-1, respectively.  In addition, regional                
      administrators will have input to regional Airports Division             
      managers performance appraisal process as relates to regional            
      management responsibilities that cross organizational lines and/         
      or local accomplishments.                                                
                                                                               
              (3)  Performance standards for the assistant division            
      manager should be developed and submitted for approval to ARP-2,         
      who is the second-level rating official.                                 
                                                                               
          c.  Delegations of Authority.                                        
                                                                               
              (1)  Authority is delegated to the Regional Airports             
      Division managers to administer, in accordance with headquarters         
      policy, the Airport Certification Program including approving FAA        
      Form 5280-2, Airport Operating Certificate, and amendments to            
      airport certification manuals or airport certification                   
      specifications.                                                          
                                                                               
              (2)  Authority is delegated to the regional Airports             
      Division managers to issue all Federal Aviation Regulations, Part        
      150 program notices in the Federal Register; to find noise               
      exposure maps in compliance with Part 150; and to do preliminary         
      reviews of noise compatibility programs to start the 180 days,           
      with the following exceptions:                                           
                                                                               
                   (a)  Noise Exposure Maps.  The Office of Environment        
      and Energy (AEE) continues to have sole responsibility for               
      approving the use of a noise model that does not already have            
      blanket approval by that office; verifying the correct use of            
      noise models when questions arise concerning possible adjustments        
      or calibration made outside of AEE; determining the technical            
      acceptability of substituting one aircraft for another in the            
      noise model; and determining the acceptability of noise                  
      monitoring not done in accordance with Part 150, A150.5.                 
                                                                               
                   (b)  Noise Compatibility Programs.  For those Noise         
      Compatibility Programs which contain proposed mandatory use              
      restrictions, coordination with the Office of Airport Planning           
      and Programming (APP-600) is required before the FAA region makes        
      a determination of the sufficiency of the documentation for the          
      180-day review period.  Mandatory use restrictions include, but          
      are not limited to, time-of-day restrictions or curfews; denial          
      of the use of the airport or specified runways on an airport for         
      noise reasons; cumulative or single-event noise limitations for          
      an airport or for a specified runway on the airport; airport or          
      runway capacity limitations for noise reasons; and other types of        
      differential treatment of users based on noise, including                
      operating fees.                                                          
                                                                               
              (3)  Authority is delegated to the regional Airports             
      Division managers to approve all environmental findings and              
      documents for which the Airports program has the lead                    
      responsibility, except those environmental impact statements             
      specifically enumerated in paragraph 3c(4)(j).                           
                                                                               
              (4)  Regional Airports Division managers have full               
      authority to take any action with respect to their function and          
      assigned responsibilities subject only to specified limits               
      described in paragraphs 3c(4)(a) through 3c(4)(n).  Regional             
      Airport Division managers shall not:                                     
                                                                               
                   (a)  Approve entry in the National Plan of                  
      Integrated Airport Systems of new airports accounting for 0.05           
      percent or more of total national enplanements.                          
                                                                               
                   (b)  Add a new project to the Airport Improvement           
      Program for development at an airport other than primary if the          
      cumulative Federal share during a fiscal year exceeds $1 million,        
      nor modify a project to cause the cumulative Federal share during        
      a fiscal year to exceed $1 million.                                      
                                                                               
                   (c)  Add a new project to the Airport Improvement           
      Program for development of primary airports if cumulative                
      discretionary funds during a fiscal year exceed $2.5 million, nor        
      modify a project to cause the cumulative discretionary share             
      during a fiscal year to exceed $2.5 million.                             
                                                                               
                   (d)  Divert any Airport Improvement Program funds to        
      an airport site other than that for which it was intended when           
      the allocation was approved.                                             
                                                                               
                   (e)  Add any integrated airport system planning             
      project to the Airport Improvement Program if the Federal share          
      exceeds $250,000.                                                        
                                                                               
                   (f)  Add an item of development or planning effort          
      to a programmed project if such item was previously disapproved          
      at the Washington level.                                                 
                                                                               
                   (g)  Increase an allocation when funding requires an        
      increase in funds of another Federal agency until that other             
      agency has authorized the increase in its supplemental grant.            
                                                                               
                   (h)  Change or modify the standard terms and                
      provisions of the form of Application for Federal Assistance,            
      Grant Agreement, and Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424).             
                                                                               
                   (i)  Terminate any Grant Agreement for planning or          
      development for cause without prior concurrence of the Associate         
      Administrator for Airports when such concurrence is requested            
      upon headquarters review of the termination proposal.                    
                                                                               
                   (j)  Approve final environmental impact statements          
      or supplements to final environmental impact statements subject          
      to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of         
      1969 for the following actions, unless specifically delegated on         
      a case-by-case basis:                                                    
                                                                               
                        1.  Any new airport serving a metropolitan area        
      (construed as a standard metropolitan statistical area (SMSA)            
      unless specifically directed otherwise).                                 
                                                                               
                        2.  Any new runway or major runway extension at        
      a commercial service airport located in an SMSA.                         
                                                                               
                        3.  Any action for which a Federal, State, or          
      local government agency has expressed opposition on environmental        
      grounds.                                                                 
                                                                               
                        4.  Any project for which a notice of intended         
      referral to the Council on Environmental Quality has been                
      received from another Federal agency and the objections of that          
      agency have not been resolved.                                           
                                                                               
                   (k)  Release an entire airport from all of the terms        
      and conditions of a Grant Agreement, Surplus Property Instrument         
      of Disposal, or a deed issued pursuant to Section 16 of the              
      Federal Airport Act, Section 23, of the Airport and Airway               
      Development Act, or Section 516 of the Airport and Airway                
      Improvement Act.                                                         
                                                                               
                   (l)  Recommend to the General Services                      
      Administration classification and disposal of surplus real               
      property for airport revenue-producing purposes when the property        
      will not be included within the boundary of the airport.                 
                                                                               
                   (m)  Take an agency position on an airport-use              
      restriction proposal without prior coordination with the                 
      Assistant Administrator for Airports.                                    
                                                                               
                   (n)  Approve or disapprove an airport noise                 
      compatibility program submitted under Federal Aviation                   
      Regulations, Part 150, Airport Noise Compatibility Planning.             
                                                                               
          d.  Communications.  Straightlining will require new lines of        
      communications and new tools and methods for timely exchange of          
      information between the Washington associate and assistant               
      administrators and regional division managers.  It is imperative         
      that effective communication across regional division lines and          
      program boundaries be continued and that the regional                    
      administrators are kept well informed on programmatic changes.           
      Primarily, communications between the regional division manager          
      and the regional administrator will involve information sharing          
      and coordination of support services.                                    
                                                                               
              (1)  Teleconferences.  All teleconferences that have been        
      established will remain in effect.                                       
                                                                               
              (2)  Program Reviews.  Regular program reviews and               
      management conferences will be established between regional              
      Airports Division managers and the assistant level in Washington.        
      In addition, interface with regional administrators will be              
      continued during the Quarterly Fiscal Summary Report reviews for         
      information purposes.                                                    
                                                                               
          e.  Support Services.  The Executive Directors have agreed           
      that support services provided to Airports organizations, as well        
      as services which Airports organizations provide to other                
      organizations reporting to AXA, AXR, AXO, AXQ, and AXD will              
      continue.  Any new Airports-initiated programs and changes to            
      currently planned programs that require additional support               
      resources should be coordinated across affected organizational           
      boundaries to assess impact prior to proceeding.                         
                                                                               
          f.  Budget.                                                          
                                                                               
              (1)  In general, agency formulation and executive                
      processes will be followed.                                              
                                                                               
              (2)  Regional managers are delegated authority to                
      reprogram funding by object class to meet program accomplishment         
      needs within their financial plans except that no adjustments            
      shall be made in the annual funding levels required for personnel        
      and benefit costs except to decrease PC&B for lapse on a                 
      quarterly basis.  Funds shall not be reprogrammed to nonairports         
      organizations without prior approval of the Assistant                    
      Administrator for Airports.                                              
                                                                               
          g.  Personnel Impact.  The realignment of organizational             
      functions is intended to be transparent to the field and will            
      have minimal impact on field operating elements.  The major              
      change is the reporting relationships of the regional program            
      divisions.  ARP-1 will keep headquarters and regional personnel          
      informed as refinements to the organizations are made to                 
      facilitate an understanding of changed responsibilities and              
      functional flows.                                                        
                                                                               
       APPENDIX 5.  DELEGATIONS OF AUTHORITY AND OPERATING PROCEDURES          
       FOR THE REGULATORY STANDARDS AND COMPLIANCE (AXR) ORGANIZATION          
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This appendix outlines the delegations of authority        
      that are required to support the organization and functions of           
      the Executive Director for Regulatory Standards and Compliance           
      (AXR).  These delegations are consistent with Order 1100.156,            
      Delegations of Authorities and Operating Procedures for the AXR          
      Organization.                                                            
                                                                               
      2.  GENERAL DELEGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.  Authority is              
      delegated to the Associate Administrator for Regulation and              
      Certification and the Associate Administrator for Aviation               
      Standards for complete management responsibility for the programs        
      under their direction and guidance.                                      
                                                                               
      3.  SPECIAL RELATIONS.  The regional Aircraft Certification (AC),        
      Flight Standards (FS), Aviation Medical (AM), and Civil Aviation         
      Security (CS) directorates and division managers are expected to         
      play an active, effective, and supportive role within the                
      regional structure.  Each manager will keep his/her regional             
      administrator informed on significant program activities in an           
      effective and timely manner.                                             
                                                                               
      4.  DELEGATION PROCEDURES.  With respect to line authority               
      operation, the following procedures are effected.  All subsequent        
      delegations of authority shall be documented at all levels and a         
      copy of the documentation shall be provided to the Office of             
      Program and Resource Management, attention:  Program Management          
      Division, APR-100.                                                       
                                                                               
          a.  Reporting Lines.  Direct line authority for regional and         
      center Civil Aviation Security divisions and regional Flight             
      Standards, Aircraft Certification, and Aviation Medicine                 
      divisions is delegated to the respective office/service heads.           
                                                                               
              (1)  Pen and ink changes to each affected regional               
      division and directorate manager's position description should be        
      made in the paragraph titled "Supervision Received" to reflect           
      that he/she reports to the director of the appropriate office or         
      service.                                                                 
                                                                               
              (2)  Performance standards/appraisals for regional               
      division and directorate managers will be developed in                   
      collaboration with the appropriate AXR office or service                 
      directors and the Federal Air Surgeon, with input from the               
      regional administrators.                                                 
                                                                               
              (3)  Performance standards/appraisals for the regional           
      assistant division or assistant directorate managers shall be            
      modified to reflect the appropriate director or the Federal Air          
      Surgeon as the second-level rating officials.                            
                                                                               
          b.  Administrative Delegations.                                      
                                                                               
              (1)  The Director, Aviation Standards National Field             
      Office, is responsible for the overall management of the agency          
      aircraft program as defined in Order 4040.9C, FAA Aircraft               
      Management Program.  Regional administrators retain the authority        
      to approve participants in the program.                                  
                                                                               
              (2)  The Manager, Safety Information and Technology              
      Division, APR-300, is designated as the AXR Information Resource         
      Manager and is delegated the authorities and responsibilities            
      defined in Order 1370.52B, Information Resources Management              
      Policies and Procedures.                                                 
                                                                               
          c.  Communications.  Straightlining requires a timely                
      exchange of information between the Washington headquarters and          
      the regional division managers.  Effective communication across          
      regional division and directorate lines and program boundaries           
      must be continued and the regional administrators must be well           
      informed on programmatic changes.  Therefore, attitude survey            
      results will be provided to the regional administrator by program        
      division and directorate managers, in order for the regional             
      administrator to effectively perform evaluation/appraisal                
      functions as the administrator's representative.                         
                                                                               
              (1)  The continuation of teleconferences is encouraged.          
                                                                               
              (2)  Regular program reviews will be established by the          
      Washington headquarters offices and services; regional                   
      administrators will be invited to participate.  Regional division        
      and directorate managers will participate in program reviews             
      established by the regional administrators.  Division and                
      directorate managers are responsible for keeping their office/           
      service director informed of regional review schedules.                  
                                                                               
          d.  Support Services.  Support services provided to the AXR          
      organizations, as well as services which AXR organizations               
      provide to other organizations, will continue until specifically         
      revised.  Any new programs and changes to currently planned              
      programs that require additional support resources should be             
      coordinated across organizational boundaries to assess impact            
      prior to proceeding.                                                     
                                                                               
          e.  Budget.  The following guidance is provided:                     
                                                                               
              (1)  For budget execution, office/service directors and          
      regional managers are responsible for and will be held                   
      accountable for the construction and accomplishment of a                 
      financial program that efficiently and effectively utilizes              
      assigned resources to meet agency objectives.                            
                                                                               
              (2)  For budget formulation, resource requirements will          
      continue to be developed and submitted through the various budget        
      offices.  Modifications to field budget submissions must be              
      initiated and approved by the appropriate regional program               
      division, or directorate manager, and processed through normal           
      channels.  These submissions may not be modified by the regional         
      administrator without the concurrence of the appropriate                 
      Washington headquarters program director.                                
                                                                               
              (3)  The regional budget officers are a valuable resource        
      that should be used in the budget formulation and execution              
      phases.                                                                  
                                                                               
              (4)  For budget adjustments across regional boundaries           
      and/or program boundaries, the formal flow of documentation will         
      be accomplished through the headquarters program office to               
      APR-1.  APR will serve as the focal point for communications with        
      the Office of Budget (ABU).  ABU will continue their role in             
      providing direction to the regional budget office for exercising         
      the transfer.  APR should also advise the offices and services of        
      final adjustments by APR/ABU on budget submissions.                      
                                                                               
              (5)  The Executive Director for Regulatory Standards and         
      Compliance, together with the Associate Administrator for                
      Regulation and Certification, the Associate Administrator for            
      Aviation Standards, and the Director of Program and Resource             
      Management shall, on a regularly scheduled basis, review the             
      financial status of the AXR programs, review unfunded                    
      requirements, approve the movement of resources, and, as                 
      necessary, issue or revise financial guidance to the AXR                 
      organization.  To aid AXR, AVR, and AVS in the management of the         
      AXR programs, the Office of Program and Resource Management will         
      publish, on regularly scheduled basis, a financial status report.        
      A schedule will be established to meet the requirements of the           
      offices/services.                                                        
                                                                               
      5.  PERSONNEL IMPACT.  The realignment of organizational                 
      functions is intended to be transparent to the field and industry        
      and will have minimal impact on field operating elements.  The           
      major change is the reporting relationship of the regional               
      program divisions and directorates.  We will keep headquarters,          
      regional, and directorate personnel informed as refinements to           
      the organization are made.                                               
                                                                               
                  APPENDIX 6.  DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY FOR                     
               ASSISTANT CHIEF COUNSELS IN REGIONS AND CENTERS                 
                                                                               
      1.  PURPOSE.  This appendix describes the delegations of                 
      authority from the Chief Counsel to the Assistant Chief Counsel          
      for each region and center.  It also describes the consultation          
      and coordination procedures which will be used to implement the          
      agency reorganization which established straightline reporting           
      from the Assistant Chief Counsel for each region and center to           
      the Chief Counsel.                                                       
                                                                               
      2.  SPECIAL RELATIONS.  The Assistant Chief Counsel is expected          
      to play an active, effective, and supportive role within the             
      regional structure.  Assistant Chief Counsels will keep their            
      regional administrators informed on significant activities in an         
      effective and timely manner.                                             
      3.  SUMMARY OF CHANGES.                                                  
                                                                               
          a.  Organization.  The Chief Counsel will assume primary             
      management responsibility for regional personnel in the Office of        
      the Assistant Chief Counsel for each region and center.  Further,        
      the Chief Counsel will assume primary management responsibility          
      for financial resources, key management selections, program              
      objectives, and executive and management performance standards           
      for those offices.                                                       
                                                                               
              (1)  Reporting Lines.  The Assistant Chief Counsel for           
      each region and center will report to the Chief Counsel.  Pen and        
      ink changes to the position descriptions of the Assistant Chief          
      Counsel for each region and center should be made as follows:            
                                                                               
                   (a)  Line 16 should be changed to reflect the title         
      change to "Assistant Chief Counsel" for each region.                     
                                                                               
                   (b)  Line 18c should be changed to reflect the title        
      change to "Office of the Assistant Chief Counsel" for each               
      region.                                                                  
                                                                               
                   (c)  The position description should be changed to          
      reflect the change in title from "Regional Counsel" to "Assistant        
      Chief Counsel" for each region.                                          
                                                                               
                   (d)  The paragraph titled "Supervision Received"            
      should be changed to reflect that he/she reports to the Chief            
      Counsel.                                                                 
                                                                               
                   (e)  The paragraph titled "Special Relations" should        
      be deleted in its entirety.                                              
                                                                               
              (2)  Performance standards.  The Assistant Chief Counsel         
      and the Deputy Assistant Chief Counsel will develop performance          
      standards in collaboration with the Deputy Chief Counsel.  The           
      first-level rating official for the Assistant Chief Counsel is           
      the Deputy Chief Counsel, the second-level rating official is the        
      Chief Counsel.                                                           
                                                                               
          b.  Delegation of Authority.  The following redelegations of         
      authority are made from the Chief Counsel to the Assistant Chief         
      Counsel for each region and center:                                      
                                                                               
              (1)  The authority to take final action to approve,              
      compromise, or deny tort claims within specific dollar                   
      limitations as set forth in Order 2250.1A, FAA TORT CLAIMS               
      Handbook.                                                                
                                                                               
              (2)  The authority to take final action to approve,              
      compromise, or deny employee claims for personal property lost or        
      damaged in accordance with Order 2700.14B, Employee Claims               
      Manual.                                                                  
                                                                               
              (3)  The authority to sign requests for imprest funds.           
                                                                               
              (4)  The authority to issue determinations on questions          
      of conflict of interest.