Arbitration Panel Decisions Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act, 36568-36569 [2018-16243]

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The full text of all decisions is available on the Department’s website and by request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Brinson, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 5045, Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202–2800. Telephone: (202) 245–7310. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 36569 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 146 / Monday, July 30, 2018 / Notices telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll-free, at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For the purpose of providing individuals who are blind with remunerative employment, enlarging their economic opportunities, and stimulating greater efforts to make themselves selfsupporting, the Randolph-Sheppard Act, 20 U.S.C. 107 et seq. (Act), authorizes individuals who are blind to operate vending facilities on Federal property and provides them with a priority for doing so. The vending facilities include, among other things, cafeterias, snack bars, and automatic vending machines. The Department administers the Act and designates an agency in each State—the State Licensing Agency (SLA)—to license individuals who are blind to operate vending facilities on Federal and other property in the State. The Act requires arbitration of disputes between SLAs and vendors who are blind and between SLAs and Federal agencies before three-person panels convened by the Department whose decisions constitute final agency action. 20 U.S.C. 107d–1. The Act also makes these decisions matters of public record and requires their publication in the Federal Register. 20 U.S.C. 107d– 2(c). On September 5, 2017, the Department announced that it would publish quarterly lists of RandolphSheppard arbitration panel decisions in the Federal Register and that the full text of the decisions listed would be available on the Department’s website or by request (see 82 FR 41941). 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 146 (Monday, July 30, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36568-36569]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-16243]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Arbitration Panel Decisions Under the Randolph-Sheppard Act

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice lists arbitration panel decisions under the 
Randolph-Sheppard Act issued in October, November, and December 2017. 
The full text of all decisions is available on the Department's website 
and by request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald Brinson, U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 5045, Potomac Center Plaza, 
Washington, DC 20202-2800. Telephone: (202) 245-7310.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text

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telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll-free, at 1-800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: For the purpose of providing individuals who 
are blind with remunerative employment, enlarging their economic 
opportunities, and stimulating greater efforts to make themselves self-
supporting, the Randolph-Sheppard Act, 20 U.S.C. 107 et seq. (Act), 
authorizes individuals who are blind to operate vending facilities on 
Federal property and provides them with a priority for doing so. The 
vending facilities include, among other things, cafeterias, snack bars, 
and automatic vending machines. The Department administers the Act and 
designates an agency in each State--the State Licensing Agency (SLA)--
to license individuals who are blind to operate vending facilities on 
Federal and other property in the State.
    The Act requires arbitration of disputes between SLAs and vendors 
who are blind and between SLAs and Federal agencies before three-person 
panels convened by the Department whose decisions constitute final 
agency action. 20 U.S.C. 107d-1. The Act also makes these decisions 
matters of public record and requires their publication in the Federal 
Register. 20 U.S.C. 107d-2(c).
    On September 5, 2017, the Department announced that it would 
publish quarterly lists of Randolph-Sheppard arbitration panel 
decisions in the Federal Register and that the full text of the 
decisions listed would be available on the Department's website or by 
request (see 82 FR 41941).
    In the fourth quarter of 2017, Randolph-Sheppard arbitration panels 
issued the following decision.

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               Case name                        Docket No.              Date                   State
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Phyliss P. Davis v. Georgia Vocational   R-S/15-14                       11/21/17  Georgia.
 Rehabilitation Agency.
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    That decision, and other decisions that we have already posted, are 
searchable by key terms, accessible under Section 508 of the 
Rehabilitation Act, and are available for download in Portable Document 
Format (PDF) format at www.ed.gov/programs/rsarsp/arbitration-decisions.html or by request to the person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document in an accessible format (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the contact person listed 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may 
access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of 
Federal Regulations via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other 
documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text 
or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe 
Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Dated: July 25, 2018.
Johnny W. Collett,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. 2018-16243 Filed 7-27-18; 8:45 am]
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