[Federal Register: May 29, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 103)]
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Direct Grant Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice reopening application deadline dates for certain direct 


SUMMARY: The Secretary reopens the deadline dates for the submission of 
applications from applicants in certain

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nationally declared disaster areas for two competitions. Both of the 
affected competitions are among those under which the Secretary is 
making new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2003. The Secretary takes this 
action to allow more time for the preparation and submission of 
applications by potential applicants who have been affected by severe 
weather conditions in certain States. The reopening of these deadline 
dates is intended to help the potential applicants compete fairly with 
other applicants under these competitions.

    Note: The affected competitions are under the following 
principal offices of the Department: Office of Elementary and 
Secondary Education and Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. You 
can find specific information related to the affected competitions 
in the chart published as an Appendix to this notice.

    Eligibility: The reopening of deadline dates in this notice applies 
to you if you are a potential applicant from an area on the following 
chart. The President has declared each of these locations a disaster 
area as a result of recent severe weather conditions. These areas are 
as follows:

            State                                County
Alabama......................  Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Cullman, DeKalb,
                                Etowah, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison,
                                Marshall, Morgan, Shelby, St. Clair,
                                Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Walker.
Illinois.....................  Adams, Alexander, Brown, Fulton, Hancock,
                                Mason, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Schuyler,
                                Tazewell, Woodford.
Kansas.......................  Anderson, Cherokee, Crawford, Douglas,
                                Labette, Leavenworth, Miami, Neosho,
                                Osage, Woodson, Wyandette.
Missouri.....................  Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Buchanan,
                                Camden, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay,
                                Clinton, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Douglas,
                                Greene, Henry, Hickory, Jackson, Jasper,
                                Johnson, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence,
                                McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton,
                                Pettis, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Ray,
                                Saline, St. Clair, Stone, Taney, Vernon,
Oklahoma.....................  Canadian, Cleveland, Grady, Kingfisher,
                                Lincoln, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma,
Tennessee....................  Carroll, Cheatham, Chester, Crockett,
                                Dickson, Dyer, Gibson, Hardeman,
                                Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston,
                                Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, Montgomery,
                                Obion, Robertson, Stewart, Weakley.

DATES: The new deadline date for transmitting applications under each 
competition is listed with that competition in the chart published as 
an Appendix to this notice.
    If the program in which you are interested is subject to Executive 
Order 12372, the deadline date for the transmittal of State process 
recommendations by State Single Points of Contact (SPOCs) and comments 
by other interested parties remains as originally published.

ADDRESSES: The address and telephone number for obtaining applications 
for, or information about, an individual program are in the application 
notice for that program. We have listed the date and Federal Register 
citation of the application notice for each program.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the TDD number, if any, listed in the individual application 
notice. If we have not listed a TDD number, you may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    If you want to transmit a recommendation or comment under Executive 
Order 12372, you can find the latest list and addresses of individual 
SPOCs on the Web site of the Office of Management and Budget at the 
following address: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants/.
    If you are an individual with a disability, you may obtain a copy 
of this notice in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person 
listed in the individual application notices.

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    Dated: May 22, 2003.
Jack Martin,
Chief Financial Officer.

                              Appendix.--List of Competitions Covered by This Notice
                                                                                     Original         Revised
                                                         Publication date and      deadline date   deadline date
                  CFDA No. and Name                      Federal Register cite          for             for
                                                                                   applications    applications
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education:         3/31/03 (68 FR 15644).....         5/16/03         5/30/03
 84.349A Early Childhood Educator Professional
 Development Program.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools: 84.215F Carol   4/1/03 (68 FR 15911)......         5/12/03          6/6/03
 M. White Physical Education Program.

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[FR Doc. 03-13462 Filed 5-28-03; 8:45 am]