COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 46
June 28, 1996

ADMINISTRATIVE

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM:
 
William C. Bosher, Jr.
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT:
 
Certifications Regarding Lobbying, Debarment; 
and Drug-Free Workplace

 
  Under the provisions of Parts 82 and 85 of the Education
  Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR),
  lower-tier recipients of federal funds (school divisions)
  must complete certifications regarding lobbying, debarment,
  suspension, and drug-free workplace requirements.  Approved
  combined certification forms (ED 80-0013 and 80-0014) are
  attached.  The attached disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  form should not be completed unless the division has or
  intends to engage in lobbying activities.
  
  School divisions may complete a single set of the attached
  certification forms to cover all federal programs for which
  they will apply and receive funding during the fiscal year
  beginning July 1, 1996.  The certification forms and a list
  of applicable federal programs are attached.  Please check
  programs applicable to your school division, complete the
  certificate, and submit both to the Office of Compensatory
  Programs, Division of Instruction, Virginia Department of
  Education, P. O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120 by
  July 31, 1996.
  
  School divisions that are recipients of Impact Aid may have
  already submitted the combined form directly to the U. S.
  Department of Education.  Those divisions also are requested
  to complete the attached forms and forward them to this
  Department.  Questions may be directed to Mr. George H.
  Irby, Director, Office of Compensatory Programs, at (804)
  225-2869.
  
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  Attachments: This memo and its attachment will be sent to
               the superintendent's office .