The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
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Policy Announcements (VOLUME I)
ADD-PA-86-1 Issued 8/10/86 State Use of Service Funds – 25% Provision
ADD-PA Dated: 5/25/99 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Guidance on Definition of "Public Charge" in Immigration Laws
Program Instructions (VOLUME I)
ADD-PI-84-1 Issued 7/24/84 DD P&A Annual Program Performance Report Instruction (PPR)
ADD-PI-84-2 Issued 7/19/84 Revisions and Clarification of Instructions for 269s – BSG and P&A
ADD-PI-84-3 Issued 9/6/84 Grant Award Document Numbers
ADD-PI-84-4 Issued 11/9/84 New Assurances Required from States for P&A Systems – FY 1985 Instructions and Allotments to States
ADD-PI-84-5 Issued 11/9/84 New Requirements for State Participation in the BSG Program for Planning & Services for Persons with DD – FY 1985 Instructions and Allotments to States
ADD-PI-85-1 Issued 2/22/85 Recovery of Federal Funds – Construction
ADD-PI-85-2 Issued 3/18/85 Non-Federal Match
ADD-PI-85-4 Issued 12/4/85 DD BSG Program Annual Program Performance Report Instructions (PPR)
ADD-PI-86-2 Issued 10/30/86 DD BSG Program Annual Program Performance Report (PPR) Instructions
ADD-PI-86-3 Issued 10/31/86 Court Judgments Awarded to P&A Systems (Program Income)
ADD-PI-87-1 Issued 1/9/87 Financial Status Report (269s)
ADD-PI-87-2 Issued 3/25/87 Extension of Effective Date of ADD-Pi-87-1
ADD-PI-87-3 Issued 8/17/87 Financial Status Reports for Protection & Advocacy Agencies
ADD-PI-88-1 Issued 1/5/88 New Assurances Required From State Protection & Advocacy Agencies
ADD-PI-88-2 Issued 1/5/88 New Requirement for State Participation in the Basic State Grant Program for Planning & Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities – FY 88 Instructions & Allotments to States
ADD-PI-88-3 Issued 6/10/88 Required Procedure for Approval of Designation of a State Agency that Provides or Pays for Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities as the Designated State Agency to Administer the DD Basic State Grant Program
ADD-PI-89-1 Issued 5/1/89 DD Basic State Grant Program Annual Program Performance Report Instructions and Reporting Format
ADD-PI-89-2 Issued 5/1/89 FY 90-91 Two Year Transitional State Plan Guidelines
ADD-PI-89-3 Issued 11/8/89 Requirement for Submission of State 1990 Reports
ADD-PI-90-1 Issued 7/27/90 Developmental Disabilities Protection and Advocacy Annual Program Performance Report Instructions
ADD-PI-90-2 Issued 11/8/90 Federal Access to P&A Records
ADD-PI-90-3 Issued 12/20/90 Requirements for Complete and Timely Program Performance Reports
ADD-PI-91-2 Issued 3/29/91 Instructions for Preparation and Submission of Financial Status Reports for Formula Grants Under the DD Program
ADD-PI-91-3 Issued 4/26/91 New Requirements for State Participation in Part B, the Federal State Grant Program – Federal Assistance for Planning Priority Area Activities for Persons with DD
ADD-PI-92-2 Issued 7/31/92 Developmental Disabilities Basic State Grant Annual Program Performance Report (PPR) Instructions and Reporting Format
ADD-PI-93-1 Issued 3/1/93 Three Year State Plan Guidelines for Fiscal Years 1992-1994
ADD-PI-97-1 Protection & Advocacy Systems Independence P&A Governing Boards
ADD-PI-03-1 Protection and Advocacy Systems: Help America to Vote
Program Regulations (VOLUME I)
ADD-PR-83-1 Issued 1/24/83 P.L. 95-602, 1978, as Amended (Federal Register February 23, 1983) Final Rule Applicable to Grants and Subgrants to For-Profit Organizations.
ADD-PR-84-1 Issued 4/13/84 Final Rules for the Developmental Disabilities Program P.L. 95-602, as amended (Federal Register March 27, 1984)
ADD-PR-87-1 Issued 12/09/87 Final Rule for the Developmental Disabilities Program (Federal Register November 20, 1987)
ADD-PR-89-1 Issued 1/9/89 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking NPRM) for the Developmental Disabilities Program
ADD-PR-89-2 Issued 12/8/89 Final Rule for the Developmental Disabilities Program
ADD-PR-95-1 Issued 5/26/95 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the DD Program Re: PL 101-496 & PL 103-230
ADD-PR-96-1 Final Rule for DD Program
Information Memorandum (VOLUME II)
ADD-IM-83-1 Issued 7/20/83 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot" DD Formula Grant Funds
ADD-IM-83-2 Issued 12/15/83 FY 1984 Allotments for the DD BSG & P&A Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-84-1 Issued 2/15/84 DD Formula – BSG & P&A Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-84-2 Issued 3/12/84 Formula Grant Issuance BSG & P&A Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-84-3 Issued 6/25/84 Payment Management System (PMS)
ADD-IM-84-4 Issued 8/3/84 Unobligated Balances
ADD-IM-84-5 Issued 9/6/84 Quarterly Progress Reports for UAFs and Satellite Center Grantees
ADD-IM-84-6 Issued 10/15/84 Federal Register: Announcement of Availability of FY 1985 & FY 1986 Competitive Financial Assistance for Projects to Promote SEDS for Native Americans
ADD-IM-84-7 Issued 10/25/84 Summary Report of P&A Institutional Advocacy
ADD-IM-84-8 Issued 12/6/84 FY 1985 Allotments BSG & P&A
ADD-IM-85-1 Issued 2/21/85 Definition of Poverty Area
ADD-IM-85-2 Issued 2/22/85 Planning and Administration
ADD-IM-85-3 Issued 2/22/85 Allotment of DD Federal Funds (P.L. 98-527)
ADD-IM-85-4 Issued 3/8/85 Program Income
ADD-IM-85-5 Issued 3/8/85 Obligation/Liquidation
ADD-IM-85-6 Issued 4/3/85 Federal Register: Notice of Intent to Reallot DD Formula Grants
ADD-IM-85-7 Issued 7/30/85 FY 1985 Reallotment of DD Formula Grants
ADD-IM-85-8 Issued 9/9/85 Individualized Habilitation Plans
ADD-IM-85-9 Issued 9/10/85 Protection and Advocacy Roles
ADD-IM-85-10 Issued 9/10/85 State Planning Councils/State Administering Agencies
ADD-IM-86-1 Issued 3/5/86 FY '87-89 3 Year State Plans for BSG (Guidelines)
ADD-IM-86-2 Issued 4/4/86 Federal Register: Adjustments for FY '87 Allotments for BSG and P&A
ADD-IM-86-3 Issued 6/5/86 DD Employment – Inter-Agency Information
ADD-IM-86-4 Issued 6/12/86 UAF Program – '86 Supplemental
ADD-IM-86-5 Issued 6/13/86 FY '86 Allotments to States for BSG & P&A (Reduced by P.L. 99-177)
ADD-IM-87-1 Issued 4/16/87 Fiscal Year 1988 Federal Allotment Percentages for Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-87-2 Issued 4/20/87 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot Intent to Reallot Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Funds to States for Developmental Disabilities" – FY 1987
ADD-IM-88-1 Issued 3/1/88 Implementation of Public Law 100-146: The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1987
ADD-IM-88-2 Issued 5/21/88 FY 89 Federal Allotment to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection & Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-88-3 Issued 7/19/88 FY 87-89 three Year State Plan Amendment for the Basic State Grant Program
ADD-IM-88-4 Issued 7/19/88 Summary of the Disability Related Provisions of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1987 (P.L. 100-175)
ADD-IM-88-5 Issued 7/21/88 Two Year Transitional State Plan for the Basic State Grant Program – FY 1990-91
ADD-IM-88-6 Issued 8/22/88 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot Basic Support & P&A Funds to States for Developmental Disabilities"
ADD-IM-88-7 Issued 9/1/88 Definition of Obligations Versus Liquidation of Federal Grant Funds Received Under the Developmental Disabilities Formula Grant Program – Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy
ADD-IM-89-1 Issued 4/12/89 FY 90 Federal Allotment to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-89-2 Issued 8/7/89 Memorandum of Understanding Between the Administration on Aging and the Administration on Developmental Disabilities
ADD-IM-90-1 Issued 1/16/90 Requests for Additional Copies of State 1990 Reports Submitted by States and Territories
ADD-IM-90-2 Issued 4/13/90 Fiscal Year 1991 Federal Allotment to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-90-3 Issued 5/11/90 Federal Register: "Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled; Outreach Demonstration Program Announcement of Fiscal Year (FY) 1990 Availability of Cooperative Agreement and Grant Funds and Request for Applications"
ADD-IM-90-4 Issued 5/11/90 Federal Register: "Section 202 Loans for Non-elderly Handicapped Families and Individuals; Announcements of Fund Availability Fiscal Year 1990"
ADD-IM-90-5 Issued 5/11/90 Federal Register: Supportive Housing Demonstration Program: Notice of Fund Availability for Permanent Housing for Handicapped Homeless Persons"
ADD-IM-90-6 Issued 6/25/90 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Funds to States for Developmental Disabilities"
ADD-IM-90-7 Issued 7/6/90 Annual Review of the Two Year Transitional State Plan-Fiscal Years 1990-1991
ADD-IM-90-8 Issued 10/19/90 Implementation – Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegation of Authority for the Offices of Human Development Services (OHDS) Regional Offices
ADD-IM-91-1 Issued 2/1/92 Implementation of the Public Law 101-496; The DD Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 1990 (The Act).
ADD-IM-91-2 Issued 6/28/91 Revised Regulation – Listing of Impairments. Evaluation of Disability for Children in the Supplemental Security Income SSI Program of the SSA.
ADD-IM-91-3 Issued 6/24/91 FY 92 Allotment Estimates
ADD-IM-91-4 Issued 7/26/91 Fiscal Year 1992 Reallotment to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-92-1 Issued 3/20/92 Fiscal Year 1993 Federal Allotments to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-92-2 Issued 7/9/92 Annual Review of the Developmental Disabilities State Plan
ADD-IM-92-3 Issued 3/28/92 State Plans (Hurricane Andrew)
ADD-IM-92-4 Issued 9/11/92 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Funds to States for the Developmental Disabilities"
ADD-IM-92-5 Issued 9/11/92 Revised Fiscal Year 1993 Federal Allotments to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs
ADD-IM-93-1 Issued 2/23/93 Transfer of Part B Funds from One State Planning Council to Another State Planning Council
ADD-IM-93-2 Issued 4/12/93 Federal Register: "Notice of Intent to Reallot Protection and Advocacy Funds to States for Developmental Disabilities Expenditures"
ADD-IM-93-3 Issued 4/30/93 Federal Register: Notice of Fiscal Year 1994 Federal Allotments to States for Developmental Disabilities Basic Support and Protection and Advocacy Formula Grant Programs.
ADD-IM-93-6 Issued 8/12/93 Determination of Poverty Areas
ADD-1M-94-1 Issued 4/8/94 FY 95 Allotments
ADD-IM-94-2 Issued 6/24/94 PL 103-230, 1994 Amendments
ADD-IM-94-3 Issued 6/27/94 New Requirements for 3 Year State Plan and Assurances
ADD-IM-94-4 Issued 7/5/94 Impact of '94 Amendments on Obligations of Federal Funds for DD Council Using State Interagency Agreements.
ADD-IM-94-5 Issued 7/7/94 Guidance on Meeting Statutory Changes
ADD-IM-94-6 Issued 7/11/94 Revised FY 95 Allotment
ADD-IM-94-7 Issued 7/25/94 Implementation of New Legislation: Family Preservation and Support Services
ADD-IM-94-8 Issued 10/24/94 FY 95 Allotments
ADD-IM-95-1 Issued 2/6/95 Proposed Due Date of Applications for Funding of FY 95 Projects of National Significance
ADD-IM-95-2 Issued 2/10/95 Use of Part B Funds in Funding Time-Limited Demonstration and Other Projects.
ADD-IM-95-3 Issued 3/31/95 FY 1995 Allotments
ADD-IM-95-4 Issued 7/10/95 State Plan Amendments for FY 96
ADD-IM-95-5 Issued 7/24/95 Revised FY 96 Allotments
ADD-IM-95-6 Issued 9/5/95 P&A Reallotment
ADD-IM-95-8 Issued 11/2/95 Guidance on Reporting Requirements FY 95
ADD-IM 96-1 Issued 4/5/96 FY 97 Allotments
ADD-IM 96-2 Issued 5/13/96 FY 96 Revised DDC Allotments
ADD-IM 96-3 Issued 9/13/96 P&A Reallotment
ADD-IM 96-4 Issued 12/13/96 FY 97 Allotments
ADD-IM 96-5 Issued 12/20/96 ADD Grantee Requirements
ADD-IM 96-6 Issued 12/24/96 Electronic Data Submission System
ADD-IM 97-1 Issued 3/31/97 FY 98 Allotments
ADD-IM 97-2 Issued 5/22/97 Final Rules: INS, Disability
ACYF-IM-CB 97-3 Issued 3/20/97 Planning for the Adoption of Children with DD
ADD-IM 97-3 Issued 5/27/97 Monitoring and Technical Assistance Review System (MTARS)
ADD-IM 97-4 Issued 6/12/97 Welfare Reform
ADD-IM 97-5 Issued 6/30/97 Three Year State Plan
ADD-IM 97-6 Issued 9/8/97 P&A Reallotment
ADD-IM 98-1 Issued 2/13/98 Electronic Data Submission Systems
ADD-IM 98-2 Issued 3/4/98 P&A Reallotment
ADD-IM 98-4 Issued 4/24/98 Children's Health Insurance Program
ADD-IM 98-5 Issued 7/29/98 Office of the Inspector General's Audit Findings
ADD-IM 98-7 Issued 8/28/98 DD Council Revised Report
ADD-IM 98-8 Issued 12/11/98 Electronic Data Submission System
ADD-IM 99-1 Issued 6/6/99 Fostering Collaboration Between Community Action
ADD-IM 99-2 Issued 3/30/99 Special Guidance on DD Protection & Advocacy Statement of Objectives and Priorities
ADD-IM 99-3 Issued 3/31/99 DD Council Three-Year State Plan Format – Revised
ADD-IM 99-5 Issued 5/17/99 DD Council Three-Year State Plan Modification & Amendments to State Performance Targets
ADD-IM 99-6 Issued 10/28/99 Electronic Data Submission (EPS)
ADD-IM 99-7 Issued 11/16/99 Electronic Data Submissions Deadlines
Memorandum Instructions (Volume III)
ADD-IM 2000-1 Issued 3/2/00 Electronic Data Submission System Users Guide Manual
ADD-IM 2000-3 Issued 3/2/00 Distribution of Electronic Data Submission System Users Guide Manual
ADD-IM 2001-1 Limited English Proficiency
ADD-IM-2001-2 Five Year State Plan
Colleague Letters
public_charge5-26-99 Issued 5/26/99 Guidance on Definition of "Public Charge" in Immigration Laws.
USCensus_3-2-00 Issued 3/2/00 United States Census 2000
PPR_Recom_8-29-00 Issued 8/29/00 Recommendations to PPR Performance Measures for FFY 2001

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