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HHS/ACL RIN: 0985-AA10 Publication ID: Fall 2015 
Title: Independent Living Program Revisions in Support of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 

This proposed rule would update the Independent Living program consistent with its reauthorization in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  The regulations will include conforming changes to reflect the transition of the program from the Department of Education to the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living.  The regulations will also address statutory changes such as designated State entities, State plan requirements, additional core service responsibilities with an emphasis on youth and nursing home to community, and indicators of minimum compliance for centers for independent living and Statewide Independent Living Councils.  This rulemaking does not apply to the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 34 CFR 364    34 CFR 365    34 CFR 366   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 113-128, secs 491 and 503, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory    01/18/2015 
Final  Statutory    01/22/2016 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: Governmental Jurisdictions, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jason Bennett
Deputy Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat
Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Community Living
1 Massachusetts Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:202 357-3408