MEDIA ADVISORY
July 28, 2000

FURTHER INFORMATION:
Patricia Harris-Morehead at
(615) 313-4707 or Lisa Gallon at
(615) 313-4728


EDITORS:     Public Chapter 442 (the "Sunshine Law") enacted by the 88th General Assembly requires public notice of meetings of all government bodies whose action can affect public policy. Listed below is a schedule of the meetings, special seminars, or workshops sponsored by DHS during the month of August.

DATE

TIME

EVENT

LOCATION

August 8

5:00 p.m.

Tennessee Business Enterprises
Meeting to discuss and obtain additional information for revisions proposed for the Tennessee Business Enterprises Operations Manual.
State Office Building
Citizens Plaza Building
400 Deaderick Street
2nd Floor Conference Room
Nashville, TN

August 17

5:00 p.m.

Tennessee Business Enterprises
Meeting to discuss and obtain additional information for revisions proposed for the Tennessee Business Enterprises Operations Manual.
State Office Building
540 McCallie Avenue
Auditorium
Chattanooga, TN

August 22

6:30 p.m.

Child Care Rulemaking Hearing
First of three regional public hearings on the proposed child care rules that are a result of the new child care legislation recently signed into law.
State Office Building
531 Henley Street
7th Floor, Conference Room A
Knoxville, TN

August 22

9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.

Statewide Independent Living Council, Inc.
Review Independent Living operations within the State of Tennessee and advise the Division of Rehabilitation Services in accordance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998.
Garden Plaza Hotel
1850 Old Fort Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN

August 24

6:30 p.m.

Child Care Rulemaking Hearing
Second regional public hearing on the proposed child care rules that are a result of the new child care legislation recently signed into law.
State Office Building
Citizens Plaza Building
400 Deaderick Street
2nd Floor Conference Room
Nashville, TN

August 24

5:00 p.m.

Tennessee Business Enterprises
Meeting to discuss and obtain additional information for revisions proposed for the Tennessee Business Enterprises Operations Manual.

State Office Building
170 North Main Street
2nd Floor Auditorium Room
Memphis, TN

August 29

6:30 p.m.

Child Care Rulemaking Hearing
Third regional public hearing on the proposed child care rules that are a result of the new child care legislation recently signed into law.
State Office Building
170 North Main Street
2nd Floor Auditorium Room
Memphis, TN

Individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in these proceedings should contact the Department of Human Services to discuss any auxiliary aids or services needed to facilitate such participation. Contact may be in person, by writing, or by telephone, and should be made as soon as possible prior to the scheduled meeting date to allow time for the department to provide such aid or service.