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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services; Notice Reopening the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training-Client Assistance Program Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 Competition

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: (84.246K).


On May 6, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 24012) a notice inviting applications for the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training—Client Assistance Program's FY 2005 competition. The Dear Colleague letter in the application package contained incorrect citations for the selection criteria to be used for this competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition established a June 20, 2005, deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program.

In order to provide all applicants with a revised Dear Colleague letter and an opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training—Client Assistance Program FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is July 27, 2005.


Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 27, 2005 (applications must be received by the Electronic Grant Application System (e-Application) no later than 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time).


A copy of the revised Dear Colleague letter will be available in the application package. Applications for grants under the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training—Client Assistance Program must be submitted electronically using the Electronic Grant Application System (e-Application) available through the Department's e-Grants system. You may not e-mail an electronic copy of a grant application to us. For information about how to submit your application electronically, please refer to section IV.6. Start Printed Page 41697 Other Submission Requirements in the May 6, 2005, notice (70 FR 24013). We have not extended the deadline for submitting a statement that an applicant qualifies for an exception to the electronic submission requirement.

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: The deadline date for Intergovernmental Review under Executive Order 12372 is extended to September 26, 2005.

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Beverly Steburg, U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration, 61 S. Forsyth Street, SW., Suite 18T91, Atlanta, GA 30303-8934. Telephone: (404) 562-6336.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the program contact person listed in this section.

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Any eligible applicant may apply for funding under this program by the deadline date in this notice. Eligible applicants that submitted their applications in a timely manner for the Rehabilitation Short-Term Training—Client Assistance Program FY 2005 competition to the Department on or before 4:30 p.m. on the competition's original deadline date of June 20, 2005, are not required to resubmit their applications or reapply in order to be considered for FY 2005 awards under this program. We encourage eligible applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible to avoid any problems with filing electronic applications on the last day. The deadline for submission of applications will not be extended any further.

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Dated: July 15, 2005.

John H. Hager,

Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.

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[FR Doc. 05-14288 Filed 7-19-05; 8:45 am]