Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement, 11122 [E9-5535]

Download as PDF 11122 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 49 / Monday, March 16, 2009 / Notices Name of Committee: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, Pathways to Independence/ Career Development. Date: April 1, 2009. Time: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: NIEHS/National Institutes of Health, Building 4401, East Campus, 79 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Linda K. Bass, Ph.D., Scientific Review Administrator, Scientific Review Branch, Division of Extramural Research and Training, Nat. Institute Environmental Health Sciences, P.O. Box 12233, MD EC–30, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, (919) 541–1307, bass@niehs.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.115, Biometry and Risk Estimation—Health Risks from Environmental Exposures; 93.142, NIEHS Hazardous Waste Worker Health and Safety Training; 93.143, NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substances—Basic Research and Education; 93.894, Resources and Manpower Development in the Environmental Health Sciences; 93.113, Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards; 93.114, Applied Toxicological Research and Testing, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Name of Committee: Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council. Date: April 23, 2009. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: The theme of the meeting will be ‘‘HIV Prevention for Women.’’ An update will also be provided on the OARAC Working Groups for Treatment and Prevention Guidelines. Place: National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9310 Suite 4000, Rockville, MD 20852. Contact Person: Christina Brackna, Coordinator, Program Planning and Analysis, Office of AIDS Research, Office of the Director, NIH, 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9310 Suite 4000, Rockville, MD 20852. (301) 402– 8655. cm53v@nih.gov. Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. Information is also available on the Institute’s/Center’s home page: http:// www.oar.nih.gov, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.14, Intramural Research Training Award; 93.22, Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds; 93.232, Loan Repayment Program for Research Generally; 93.39, Academic Research Enhancement Award; 93.936, NIH Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Research Loan Repayment Program; 93.187, Undergraduate Scholarship Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 11, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–5645 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] Dated: March 9, 2009. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E9–5476 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of Refugee Resettlement Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement Pursuant to section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council. The meeting will be open to the public, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families. ACTION: Notice to award a noncompetitive single-source program expansion supplement to Mountain States Group—Idaho Office for Refugees (MSG–IOR) under the Idaho WilsonFish Program. as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:38 Mar 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 section 412(e)(7)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Amount of Award: $806,360 supplement for current year. Project Period: 09/30/2005–09/29/ 2010. Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Wilson-Fish program is an alternative to the traditional Stateadministered refugee assistance program for providing integrated assistance and services to refugees, asylees, Amerasian Immigrants, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, Trafficking Victims and Iraqi/ Afghani SIV’s. Idaho is one of 12 sites that has chosen this alternative approach. The supplemental funds will allow the grantee, MSG–IOR, to provide refugee cash assistance through the end of this fiscal year to eligible refugees (and others eligible for refugee benefits) under the Idaho Wilson-Fish Program. The primary reason for the grantee’s supplemental request is a higher number of arrivals than anticipated when the grantee’s budget was submitted and approved last year. The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended mandates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) reimburse States and Wilson-Fish projects for the costs of cash and medical assistance for newly arriving refugees. Since 1991, ORR has reimbursed States and Wilson-Fish agencies for providing cash and medical assistance to eligible individuals during their first eight months in the United States. Hence, the supplement is consistent with the purposes of the Wilson-Fish Program, the Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, and ORR policy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Rubenstein, Wilson-Fish Program Manager, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Aerospace Building, 8th Floor West, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Telephone: 202–205–5933. Dated: March 5, 2009. David H. Siegel, Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement. [FR Doc. E9–5535 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE XXXX–XX–P CFDA#: 93.583. Legislative Authority: The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, Wilson-Fish Amendment, 8 U.S.C. 1522(e)(7); PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[FR Doc No: E9-5535]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of Refugee Resettlement


Single-Source Program Expansion Supplement

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and 
Families.

ACTION: Notice to award a non-competitive single-source program 
expansion supplement to Mountain States Group--Idaho Office for 
Refugees (MSG-IOR) under the Idaho Wilson-Fish Program.

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    CFDA: 93.583.
    Legislative Authority: The Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, Wilson-
Fish Amendment, 8 U.S.C. 1522(e)(7); section 412(e)(7)(A) of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act.
    Amount of Award: $806,360 supplement for current year.
    Project Period: 09/30/2005-09/29/2010.
    Justification for the Exception to Competition: The Wilson-Fish 
program is an alternative to the traditional State-administered refugee 
assistance program for providing integrated assistance and services to 
refugees, asylees, Amerasian Immigrants, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, 
Trafficking Victims and Iraqi/Afghani SIV's. Idaho is one of 12 sites 
that has chosen this alternative approach.
    The supplemental funds will allow the grantee, MSG-IOR, to provide 
refugee cash assistance through the end of this fiscal year to eligible 
refugees (and others eligible for refugee benefits) under the Idaho 
Wilson-Fish Program.
    The primary reason for the grantee's supplemental request is a 
higher number of arrivals than anticipated when the grantee's budget 
was submitted and approved last year. The Refugee Act of 1980 as 
amended mandates that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) 
reimburse States and Wilson-Fish projects for the costs of cash and 
medical assistance for newly arriving refugees. Since 1991, ORR has 
reimbursed States and Wilson-Fish agencies for providing cash and 
medical assistance to eligible individuals during their first eight 
months in the United States.
    Hence, the supplement is consistent with the purposes of the 
Wilson-Fish Program, the Refugee Act of 1980 as amended, and ORR 
policy.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carl Rubenstein, Wilson-Fish Program 
Manager, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Aerospace Building, 8th Floor 
West, 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Telephone: 202-205-5933.

    Dated: March 5, 2009.
David H. Siegel,
Acting Director, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
 [FR Doc. E9-5535 Filed 3-13-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE XXXX-XX-P