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unsupported personnel costs and DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Assistance to Individuals With


unsupported fringe benefit, training, Disabilities in Reviewing the
and other costs disallowed by the PDL Office of Special Education Programs, Rulemaking Record
are allowable. After consideration of Office of Special Education and On request, we will supply an
this documentation and analysis, the Rehabilitative Services, Department of appropriate aid, such as a reader or
Department proposes to compromise the Education. print magnifier, to an individual with a
claim of $684,299 for $607,906.08; disability who needs assistance to
nearly 90% of the amount disallowed by ACTION: Notice of proposed extension of review the comments or other
the Director in the PDL. project period and waiver. documents in the public rulemaking
Based on the amount that would be record for this proposed extension of
SUMMARY: The Secretary proposes to project period and waiver. If you want
repaid by CUSD 300 under the proposed
waive the requirements in Education to schedule an appointment for this type
settlement agreement, the
Department General Administrative of aid, you may call (202) 205–8113 or
documentation CUSD 300 submitted (202) 260–9895. If you use a TDD, you
Regulations (EDGAR), at 34 CFR 75.250
during settlement discussions, and the may call the Federal Information Relay
and 75.261(a), that generally prohibit
litigation risks and costs of proceeding Service at 1–800–877–8339.
project periods exceeding 5 years and
through the administrative and, project extensions involving the
possibly, court process for this appeal, Background
obligation of additional Federal funds to
the Department has determined that it enable the Technical Assistance On July 29, 2002, we published in the
would not be practical or in the public ALLIANCE for Parent Centers to receive Federal Register (67 FR 49014–49015) a
interest to continue this proceeding. funding from April 1, 2003, until notice of extension of project period and
Rather, under the authority in 20 U.S.C. September 30, 2003. waiver. In this notice we announced
1234a(j), the Department has that the Secretary intends to redesign
determined that compromise of this DATES: We must receive your comments the technical assistance component of
claim for $607,906.08 is appropriate. on or before March 3, 2003. the Training and Information for Parents
of Children with Disabilities program
The public is invited to comment on ADDRESSES: Address all comments
and provide funding in fiscal year 2003.
the Department’s intent to compromise concerning this proposal to Debra
The notice of waiver and extension of
this claim. Additional information may Sturdivant or Donna Fluke, U.S. project period was issued to enable the
be obtained by calling or writing to Department of Education, 400 Maryland current technical assistance provider,
Ronald B. Petracca, Esq. at the Avenue, SW., Room 3527, Switzer the Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for
telephone number and address listed at Building, Washington, DC 20202–2641. Parent Centers Project to receive
the beginning of this document. If you prefer to send your comments funding from October 1, 2002, until
through the Internet, use the following March 31, 2003. The grant for the
Electronic Access to This Document address: Debra.Sturdivant@ed.gov or ALLIANCE expired, after a 5-year
Donna.Fluke@ed.gov. project period, on September 30, 2002.
You may view this document, as well
as all other Department of Education Technical assistance is provided on
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
documents published in the Federal an ongoing basis to parent centers, and
Debra Sturdivant, Telephone: (202) 205–
it would be contrary to the public
Register, in text or Adobe Portable 8038, or Donna Fluke, Telephone: (202)
interest to have any service lapses for
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet 205–9161.
the parent centers being served by the
at the following site: www.ed.gov/ If you use a telecommunications current grantee.
legislation/FedRegister. device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
the Federal Information Relay Service Reasons
To use PDF, you must have Adobe
Acrobat Reader, which is available free (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. We have determined that an
at this site. If you have questions about Individuals with disabilities may additional period of time is needed for
using PDF, call the U.S. Government obtain this document in an alternative redesigning the technical assistance
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– format (e.g., Braille, large print, component. To avoid any lapse in
888–293–6498; or in the Washington, audiotape, or computer diskette) on service for the intended beneficiaries
DC area, at (202) 512–1530. request to the contact persons listed before the redesigned technical
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION assistance component can be fully
Note: The official version of this document implemented, the Secretary proposes to
is the document published in the Federal CONTACT.
fund this project until September 30,
Register. Free Internet access to the official SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 2003. However, to do so, the Secretary
edition of the Federal Register and the Code must waive the requirements in 34 CFR
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Invitation to Comment 75.250 and 75.261(c)(2), which prohibit
Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/ project periods exceeding 5 years and
index.html. We invite you to submit comments
period extensions that involve the
regarding this proposed extension of
obligation of additional Federal funds.
Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1234a(j). project period and waiver.
We are proposing a waiver at this time
Dated: January 23, 2003. During and after the comment period, in order to give the affected grantee
Jack Martin, you may inspect all public comments early notice of the availability of an
Chief Financial Officer.
about this extension of project period additional six months of funding.
and waiver in Room 3414, Switzer
[FR Doc. 03–2108 Filed 1–29–03; 8:45 am] Regulatory Flexibility Act Certification
Building, 330 C Street, SW.,
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Washington, DC, between the hours of The Secretary certifies that the
8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., eastern time, proposed waiver and extension of the
Monday through Friday of each week project period will not have a significant
except Federal holidays. economic impact on a substantial

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number of small entities. The only small ACTION: Notice. prescribed by the Department. However, the
entity that would be affected is the Department will ensure that the end result is
PACER Center, Inc., which operates the SUMMARY: The Defense Nuclear that senior technically competent individuals
Technical Assistance ALLIANCE for Facilities Safety Board Recommendation are assigned as the point of contact for each
2002–2, concerning weapons Laboratory weapons system. A list of senior individuals
Parent Centers project. assigned as the point of contact of each
support of the DOE nuclear complex at
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Department of Energy Defense Nuclear weapon system will be provided.
• Each weapons laboratory will review its
This extension and waiver does not Facilities was published in the Federal existing management system and
contain any information collection Register on October 10, 2002 (67 FR demonstrate that through the appropriate
requirements. 63081). On November 21, 2002 the alignment of a combination of internal
Secretary requested a 45-Day Extension organizational structure, programs, and
Intergovernmental Review to respond. In accordance with section procedures that the roles and responsibilities
This program is subject to the 315(b) of the Atomic Energy Act of of each weapons point of contact are clearly
requirements of Executive Order 12372 1954, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2286d(b), defined. The point of contact for each
and the regulations in 34 CFR part 79. the Secretary transmitted the following weapon will be empowered to direct
One of the objectives of the Executive response to the Defense Nuclear appropriate resources to ensure the safety of
operations in the nuclear weapons complex
Order is to foster an intergovernmental Facilities Safety Board on January 8, within his/her assigned weapon system or
partnership and a strengthened 2003. have direct access to the management
federalism. The Executive Order relies DATES: Comments, data, views, or authority to acquire the necessary support.
on processes developed by State and arguments concerning the Secretary’s • The Department will establish and staff
local governments for coordination and response are due on or before February a Federal function at each site office
review of proposed Federal financial 7, 2003.
managing a weapons laboratory contract to
assistance. ensure that the laboratory support
This document provides early ADDRESSES: Send comments, data, requirements related to safety of operations
notification of our specific plans and views, or arguments concerning the of the defense nuclear weapons complex are
actions for this program. Secretary’s response to: Defense Nuclear being tracked and met. For this function, the
Facilities Safety Board, 625 Indiana National Nuclear Security Administration
Electronic Access to This Document Avenue NW., Suite 700, Washington, reengineering will clarify the roles and
DC 20004. responsibilities and the contractual lines of
You may view this document, as well
authority for providing direction and
as all other Department of Education FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. resolving competing requirements for
documents published in the Federal Karen L. Boardman, Director, Office of resources.
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Complex Readiness, Albuquerque I have designated Ms. Karen Boardman as
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet Operations Office, Pennsylvania & H the responsible manager for developing the
at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/ Street, Kirtland Air Force Base, Department’s implementation plan for this
legislation/FedRegister. Albuquerque, NM 87116. recommendation. Ms. Boardman may be
To use PDF you must have Adobe reached at (505) 845–6039.
Issued in Washington, DC, on January 8, Sincerely,
Acrobat Reader, which is available free 2003.
at this site. If you have questions about Signed by Secretary Spencer Abraham.
Mark B. Whitaker, Jr.,
using PDF, call the U.S. Government [FR Doc. 03–2165 Filed 1–29–03; 8:45 am]
Departmental Representative to the Defense
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. BILLING CODE 6450–01–P
888–293–6498; or in the Washington,
January 8, 2003.
DC, area at (202) 512–1530.
The Honorable John T. Conway,
Note: The official version of this document DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
Chairman, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety
is the document published in the Federal Board, 625 Indiana Avenue NW.,
Register. Free Internet access to the official Federal Energy Regulatory
Washington, DC 20004.
edition of the Federal Register and the Code Commission
Dear Mr. Chairman: On October 3, 2002,
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO
the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board [Project No. 2597]
Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/
(Board) issued recommendation 2002–2,
index.html.
Weapons Laboratory Support of the Defense Northeast Generation Company
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Nuclear Complex. The Department agrees (Proposed To Be Combined With
Number 84.328, Training and Information for that providing the defense nuclear complex Project No. 2576); Notice of
Parents of Children with Disabilities.) with appropriate support is an essential Authorization for Continued Project
priority. We also recognize that ‘‘one-size-
Dated: January 27, 2003.
fits-all’’ organizational structures and
Operation
Robert H. Pasternack, systems are not appropriate for our weapons January 24, 2003.
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and laboratories.
Rehabilitative Services. The Department accepts recommendation On August 31, 1999, The Connecticut
2002–2 and will develop an implementation Light and Power Company, licensee for
[FR Doc. 03–2193 Filed 1–29–03; 8:45 am]
plan to accomplish the following: the Falls Village Project No. 2597, filed
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
• We will re-emphasize the policy that the an application for a new or subsequent
nuclear weapons program is the top priority license pursuant to the Federal Power
among all activities at the weapons Act (FPA) and the Commission’s
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY laboratories. regulations thereunder. Project No. 2597
• Each weapons laboratory will review its is located on the Housatonic River in
DOE Response to Recommendation existing processes for assigning individuals Litchfield County, Connecticut. The
2002–2 of the Defense Nuclear as the senior point of contact for each
weapons system and ensure that selection
application proposes to combine Project
Facilities Safety Board, Weapons
criteria, training and mentoring, and No. 2597 with the licensed Housatonic
Laboratory Support of the Defense
succession planning are in place. Personnel Project No. 2576. The application
Nuclear Complex
management is an internal process of the further requests that the Commission
AGENCY: Department of Energy, DOE. weapons laboratories and should not be issue a single new license for both

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