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DHS news release

Jan. 4, 2006


Contact: Tom Towslee (503) 947-5207
Program contact: Becky Murphy (503) 945-6617


People with Disabilities Advisory Committee to meet



What: Public meeting of the People with Disabilities Advisory Committee (PDAC)


When: Wednesday, January 11, 2006, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

A time for public testimony is scheduled for 12:20 p.m. A time limit of three minutes per person is in place. If special accommodation is needed, please give 48-hour advance notice.


Where: Seniors and People with Disabilities Conference Room, 1st Floor, Human Services Building, 500 Summer Street N.E., Salem. (Members are participating via conference call.)


Agenda: Department of Human Services/Seniors and People with Disabilities update and the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) update.


Contact Becky Murphy at Becky.Murphy@state.or.us.or or (503) 945-6617 (toll-free (800) 282-8096 and TTY: (503) 945-5933 or (800) 358-3117 for a copy of the complete agenda and/or to be included for public input.


The mission of DHS People with Disabilities Advisory Committee is "To critically review and promote programs and policies within DHS by advocating, protecting, and developing services that are essential for enhancing choice, dignity and independence for people with physical disabilities."