Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD), Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services.
Notification of Fiscal Year 2002 Federal allotments to State Developmental Disabilities Councils and Protection and Advocacy formula grant programs.
This notice sets forth Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 individual allotments and percentages to States administering the State Developmental Disabilities Councils and Protection and Advocacy programs, pursuant to Section 122 and Section 142 of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (Act). The allotment amounts are based upon the FY 2001 Budget Request and are contingent upon congressional appropriations for FY 2002. If Congress enacts and the President approves a different appropriation amount, the allotments will be adjusted accordingly. The individual allotments will be available April 1, 2001 on the ADD homepage on the Internet: http://www. act.dhhs.gov/programs/add/.
October 1, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Doris Lee, Grants Fiscal Management Specialist, Office of Management Services, Administration for Children, Youth and Families, telephone (202) 205-4626.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Section 122(a)(2) of the Act requires that adjustments in the amounts of State allotments shall be made not more often than annually and that States are to be notified no less than six (6) months before the beginning of the fiscal year in which such adjustment is to take effect. In relation to the State DDC allotments, the description of service needs were reviewed in the State plans and are consistent with the results obtained from the data elements and projected formula amounts for each State (Section 122(a)(5)).
The Administration on Developmental Disabilities has updated the following data elements for issuance of Fiscal Year 2002 allotments for the Start Printed Page 17560Developmental Disabilities formula grant programs.
A. The number of beneficiaries in each State and Territory under the Childhood Disabilities Beneficiary Program are from Table 5.J10 of the “Annual Statistical Supplement, 2000 to the Social Security Bulletin” issued by the Social Security Administration;
B. State data on Average Per Capita Income are from Table 1—Personal Income and Per Capita Personal Income by State and Region, 1996-99 of the “Survey of Current Business,” October, 2000, issued by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce; comparable data for the Territories also were obtained from the Department of Commerce October, 2000; and
C. State data on Total Population and Working Population (ages 18-64) as of July 1, 1999, are from the “Estimate of Resident Population of the U.S. by Selected Age Groups and Sex,” issued by the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce. Total population estimates for the Territories, as of 1999, are from the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2000 issued by the Bureau of Census. The Territories working population was issued in the Bureau of Census report, “General Characteristics Report: 1980,” which is the most recent data available from the Bureau.
|Developmental disabilities councils||Percentage|
|District of Columbia||420,477||.620173|
|Northern Mariana Islands||220,752||.325593|
|Puerto Rico||2,373,546||3.500805 Start Printed Page 17561|
|1 Allocations are computed based on the requirements of Section 122(a)(4)(B), Reduction of Allotment of the Act.|
|State||Protection and advocacy||Percentage|
|District of Columbia||314,319||.971920|
|Northern Mariana Islands||168,175||.520022|
|DNA People Legal Services2||168,175||.520022|
|1 In accordance with Public Law 106-402, Section 142(a)(6), $660,000 has been withheld to fund technical assistance. The stature provides for spending up to two percent (2%) of the amount appropriated under Section 142 for this purpose. Unused funds will be reallotted in accordance with Section 142(c) of the Act.|
|2 American Indian Consortiums are eligible to receive an allotment under Section 142(a)(6)(B) of the Act.|
Dated: March 21, 2001.
Commissioner, Administration on Developmental Disabilities.
[FR Doc. 01-7963 Filed 3-30-01; 8:45 am]
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