Amendments to the Wagner-O'Day Act: Hearings Before ... 92-1, on H.R. 2310 and Related Bills, April 20 and 21, 1971

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Page 162 - ... from Federal Prison Industries, Inc. These purchases shall be made in the manner prescribed in the regulations in this part. 51-1.3 Responsibilities of the Committee on Purchases of Blind-Made Products. It is the responsibility of the Committee on Purchases of Blind-Made Products (hereinafter referred to as "the Committee") to determine which commodities are suitable for sale under the program, the fair market price thereof (including revisions as appropriate from time to time), and the applicable...
Page 268 - Secretary, hold promise of making a substantial contribution to the solution of vocational rehabilitation problems common to all or several States...
Page 35 - Administrator, to the extent necessary in order to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment, shall by regulations or by orders provide for (1) the employment of learners, of apprentices...
Page 27 - For purposes of this subsection, an individual is blind only if his central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses, or if his visual acuity is greater than 20/200 but is accompanied by a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
Page 6 - blind person' means a person whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200, in the better eye with correcting lenses or whose visual acuity, if better than 20/200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision in the better eye to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees.
Page 82 - Valuable information was secured from the American Association of Workers for the Blind ; the American Foundation for the Blind; the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness...
Page 237 - The definition of an individual standard metropolitan statistical area involves two considerations: first, a city or cities of specified population to constitute the central city and to identify the county in which it is located as the central county; and second, economic and social relationships with contiguous counties ' which are metropolitan in character, so that the periphery of the specific metropolitan area may be determined.
Page 27 - blind" refers to an individual or class of individuals whose central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses or whose visual acuity, if better than 20/200, is accompanied by a limit to the field of vision in the better eye to such a degree that its widest diameter subtends an angle of no greater than 20 degrees. (2) The terms "other severely handicapped" and "severely handicapped individuals...
Page 231 - It is the function of the committee to determine the fair market prices of commodities manufactured by the blind and offered for sale to the Federal Government by any nonprofit-making agency for the blind organized under the laws of the United States or of any State, and to make such rules and regulations regarding specifications, time of delivery, authorization of a...
Page 230 - The act does not apply where similar items are available from any Federal department or agency and procurement therefrom is required under the provisions of any law in effect on the date of the enactment of the act of June 25, 1938. 4-5.5604 Schedule of Blind-made Products.

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