TO : STATES ADMINISTERING PLANS UNDER TITLE
III OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
SUBJECT : Reallotment Procedure for 1999 Title
III Formula Grant Funds
LEGAL AND RELATED REFERENCES : Section 304(b)
of the Older Americans Act of 1965, As Amended
The purpose of this program instruction is to provide guidance
for state agencies to notify the Administration on Aging (AoA)
of: 1) the amount, if any, of fiscal year (FY) 1999 Title III
funds which states will not use by September 30, 1999, and will
release for reallotment; and 2) the request for additional Title
III funds which could be obligated by the state agencies in FY
1999 and FY 2000. As you know, Title III funds, which are made
available through reallotment, are available for obligation by
state agencies during the following fiscal year in which funds
Release of Funds
State agencies not intending to use the full amount of their
Title III allotments should submit a statement signed by the authorized
state agency official releasing Title III funds for reallotment.
This statement must identify from which allotment the funds are
being released. If a state releases funds for reallotment, a revised
grant award will be issued reflecting the decrease.
Request for Funds
If additional funds can be utilized, state agencies should submit
a brief statement requesting additional funds signed by the appropriate
state agency official.
INQUIRIES: Inquiries should be addressed to Regional Administrators
on Aging, DHHS regional offices.
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