[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 14 (Monday, January 22, 2001)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6678-6679]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-1801]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Senior Community Service Employment Program; Notice of Town Hall 
Meeting on the 2000 Amendments to the Older Americans Act

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of Town Hall Meeting.

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SUMMARY: Notice is given of the first in a series of Town Hall Meetings 
that the Department of Labor intends to convene to assist in the 
identification of issues to be addressed in the implementation of 
changes to the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) 
occasioned by the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2000, and to obtain 
the benefit of various practitioners' concerns and experiences in the 
operation of the SCSEP. Town Hall Meetings will be held in various 
locations throughout the country, in order to facilitate the 
participation of all interested individuals.

DATES: The first Town Hall Meeting will be held on Monday, January 22, 
2001, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The date, location and time for 
subsequent Town Hall Meetings will be announced in advance in the 
Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: The first Town Hall Meeting will be held at the Westin 
Peachtree Plaza Hotel at 210 Peachtree Street, NW., Atlanta, Georgia, 
in conjunction with the National Older Worker Conference sponsored by 
the National Association of State Units on Aging.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Erich W. (``Ric'') Larisch, Chief, 
Division of Older Worker Programs, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N4644, Washington, DC 20210, Telephone: 
(202) 693-3742 (voice) TTY (202) 693-2871 (these are not toll-free 
numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Town Hall Meetings is to 
provide each interested individual with an opportunity to comment on 
the Department of Labor's approach to the implementation of changes to 
the SCSEP occasioned by the revisions to title V of the Older Americans 
Act Amendments of 2000 (OAA) (Pub. L. 106-501) (dated November 13, 
2000). Each attendee is welcome to offer comments on a variety of 
subjects, including: (1) Issues and concerns that should be addressed 
in regulations; (2) issues and concerns that should be addressed in 
policy guidance; (3) suggestions and comments on the overall 
implementation plan, such as consultation strategies; (4) specific 
suggestions on the approach that should be taken in implementing any or 
all of the new title V provisions; and (5) suggestions on revisions 
that should be made to the existing title V regulations which were 
published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, May 17, 1995 (20 CFR 
part 641).
    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:
    All interested individuals are invited to attend this Town Hall 
Meeting.

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    Persons wishing to make statements or presentations at the Town 
Hall Meetings should limit oral statements to 5 minutes, but extended 
written statements may be submitted for the record. Written statements 
may also be submitted without presenting oral statements. Individuals 
may submit written comments to the Employment and Training 
Administration, Division of Older Worker Programs, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Room N4644, Washington. DC 20210, Attention: Mr. Erich W. 
(``Ric'') Larisch.
    Minutes of all Town Hall Meetings and summaries of other documents 
will be available to the public on the SCSEP website http://
www.wdsc.org/owprog. Any written comments on the minutes should be 
directed to Mr. Erich W. (``Ric'') Larisch, as shown above.
    Individuals with disabilities who are planning to attend the 
Atlanta Town Hall Meeting should contact Ms. Theresa Lambert of the 
National Association of State Units on Aging at (202) 898-2578, (this 
is not a toll-free number) if special accommodations are needed.

    Signed at Washington DC, this 17 day of January, 2001.
Raymond L. Bramucci,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.
[FR Doc. 01-1801 Filed 1-19-01; 8:45 am]
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