Name of Organization:

Study of State Program for Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities


Date and Time of Meeting:

February 4, 2002

9:30 a.m.


Place of Meeting:

Grant Sawyer State Office Building

Room 4401

555 E. Washington Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada



Some members of the subcommittee may be attending the meeting and other persons may observe the meeting and provide testimony through a simultaneous video conference conducted at the following location:



Legislative Building

Room 4100

401 S. Carson Street

Carson City, Nevada


If you cannot attend the meeting, you can listen to it live over the Internet.  The address for the legislative website is  For audio broadcasts, click on the link “Listen to Meetings Live on the Internet.”





Roll Call.



Approval of Minutes from the November 6, 2001 meeting.



The Emerging Disability Policy Framework: Developing Public Policy for People with Disabilities – Robert Silverstein, Director of the Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy.




The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Olmstead Decision, 119 S.Ct. 2176 (1999): Implications for State Policymakers – Stephen F. Gold, Attorney, Public Interest Law Center.



Implications of the Olmstead Decision – Jo Donlin, Senior Policy Specialist – Health Care, National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL).



Overview of Services Provided by the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities in Nevada – Myla Florence, Director, Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.





Update of the Development of Strategic Health Care Plans by the Department of Human Resources (A.B. 513, 2001 Legislative Session) – Michael J. Willden, Director, Department of Human Resources.



Public Testimony.



Scheduling of Future Meeting Dates.





*Denotes items on which the subcommittee may take action.





We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Fiscal Analysis Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701-4747, or call the Fiscal Analysis Division at (775) 684-6821 as soon as possible.



Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street.  Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations:  Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway; and Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue.  Notice of this meeting was posted on the Internet through the Nevada Legislature’s website at