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accordance with section 201(a) of the Budget and Accounting

Act of 1921 (31 U.S.C. 11). (i)(1) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out the purposes of this section $26,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, $30,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, and $34,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1977, $10,000,000 for the fiscal year 1979; $14,000,000 for the fiscal year 1980; and $18,000,000 for the fiscal year 1981. Not less than 60 per centum of the amount appropriated for a fiscal year under this section shall be used for drug and alcohol abuse education programs and projects in elementary and secondary schools.

(2) To the maximum extent practicable, of the amount appropriated in any fiscal year under this subsection, sums shall be allotted for alcohol and drug abuse education projects reflecting various services to individuals proportionate to relative numbers of individuals served within and outside of standard metropolitan statistical areas.

(3) Funds appropriated under this subsection shall remain available for obligation through fiscal year 1981 in order to permit multiple year funding of projects under this Act.

(21 U.S.C. 1002) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 3, 84 Stat.1386; amended Sept. 21, 1974, P.L. 93-422, 88 Stat. 1155; amended August 4, 1978, P.L. 95-336, sec. 3 and 4, 92 Stat 451-453.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROJECTS

SEC. 4. (a) Each recipient of Federal assistance under this Act, pursuant to grants, subgrants, contract, subcontracts, loans, or other arrangements, entered into other than by formal advertising, and which are otherwise authorized by this Act, shall keep such records as the Commissioner shall prescribe, including records which fully disclose the amount and disposition by such recipient of the proceeds of such assistance, the total cost of the project or undertaking in connection with which such assistance is given or used, the amount of that portion of the cost of the project or undertaking supplied by other sources, and such other records as will facilitate an effective audit.

(b) The Secretary and the Comptroller General of the United States or any of their duly authorized representatives, shall, until the expiration of three years after completion of the project or undertaking referred to in subsection (a) of this section, have access for the purpose of audit and examination to any books, documents, papers and records of such projects which in the opinion of the Secretary or the Comptroller General may be related or pertinent to the grants, subgrants, contracts, subcontracts, loans, or other arrangements referred to in subsection (a).

(21 U.S.C. 1003) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 4, 84 Stat. 1387; amended Sept. 21, 1974, P.L. 93-422, 89 Stat. 1157.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

SEC. 5. The Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Education, and the Attorney General (on matters of law enforcement) shall, when requested, render technical assistance to local educational agencies, public and private nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education in the development and implementation of programs of drug and alcohol abuse education. Such technical assistance may, among other activities, include making available to such agencies or institutions information regarding effective methods of coping with problems of drug and alcohol abuse, and making available to such agencies or institutions personnel of the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Education, and the Department of Justice, or other persons qualified to advise and assist in coping with such problems or carrying out a drug and alcohol abuse education program.

(21 U.S.C. 1004) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 5, 84 Stat. 1388; amended Sept. 21, 1974, P.L. 93-442, 88 Stat. 1157; amended Oct. 17, 1979, P.L. 96-88, sec. 508(i), 93 Stat. 693.

PAYMENTS

SEC. 6. Payments under this Act may be made in installments and in advance or by way of reimbursement, with necessary adjustments on account of overpayments or underpayments.

(21 U.S.C. 1005) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 6, 84 Stat. 1388.

ADMINISTRATION

Sec. 7. In administering the provisions of this Act, the Secretary is authorized to utilize the services and facilities of any agency of the Federal Government and of any other public or private agency or institution in accordance with appropriate agreements, and to pay for such services either in advance or by way of reimbursement, as may be agreed upon.

(21 U.S.C. 1006) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 7, 84 Stat. 1388.

DEFINITIONS

SEC. 8. As used in this Act

(a) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare.

(b) the term “Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education.

(c) the term "State" includes, in addition to the several States of the Union, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

(21 U.S.C. 1007) Enacted Dec. 3, 1970, P.L. 91-527, sec. 7, 84 Stat. 1388; amended Sept. 21, 1974, P.L. 93-422, 88 Stat. 1157; amended August 4, 1978, P.L. 95-336, sec. 5, 92 Stat. 453.

Headstart-Follow Through Act

(Title V, P.L. 93-644)

TITLE V-HEADSTART AND FOLLOW THROUGH

SHORT TITLE

SEC. 501. This title may be cited as the “Headstart-Follow Through Act" (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Act").

(42 U.S.C. 2921.) As added January 4, 1975, P.L. 93–644, sec. 8(a), 88 Stat. 2300.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

SEC. 502. In recognition of the role which Project Headstart has played in the effective delivery of comprehensive health, educational, nutritional, social, and other services to economically disadvantaged children and their families, the Act extends the authority for appropriation of funds for that program.

(42 U.S.C. 2922) As added January 4, 1975, P.L. 93-644, sec. 8(a), 88 Stat. 2300.

POLICY WITH RESPECT TO INDIAN AND MIGRANT CHILDREN

Sec. 503. In carrying out the purposes of part A the Secretary shall continue the administrative arrangement responsible for meeting the needs of migrant and Indian children and shall assure that appropriate funding is provided to meet such needs.

(42 U.S.C. 2923) As added January 4, 1975, P.L. 93-644, sec. 8(a), 88 Stat. 2300.

PART A-HEADSTART PROGRAMS

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR HEADSTART PROGRAMS

SEC. 511. The Secretary may, upon application by an agency which is eligible for designation as a Headstart agency pursuant to section 514, provide financial assistance to such agency for the planning, conduct, administration, and evaluation of a Headstart program focused primarily upon children from low-income families who have not reached the age of compulsory school attendance which (1) will provide such comprehensive health, nutritional, educational, social, and other services as will aid the children to attain their full potential, and (2) will provide for direct participation of the parents of such children in the development, conduct, and overall program direction at the local level.

(42 U.S.C. 2928) As added January 4, 1975, P.L. 93-644, sec. 8(a), 88 Stat. 2300.

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 512. There are authorized to be appropriated for carrying out the purposes of this part such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1979 through 1981.

(42 U.S.C. 2928a) As added January 4, 1975, P.L. 93–644, sec. 8(a), 88 Stat. 2301; amended November 2, 1978, P.L. 95-568, sec. 10(a), 92 Stat. 2430.

ALLOTMENT OF FUNDS; LIMITATIONS ON ASSISTANCE

Sec. 513. (a)(1) Of the sums appropriated pursuant to section 512 for any fiscal year beginning after September 30, 1978, the Secretary shall allot such sums in accordance with paragraphs (2) through (4).

(2) The Secretary shall allot at least 78 percent among the States, in accordance with the latest satisfactory data available, so that equal proportions are distributed on the basis of

(A) the relative number of recipients receiving payments under the program of aid to families with dependent children under a State plan approved under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act in each State as compared to all States; and

(B) the relative number of related children from birth through 5 years of age living with families with incomes below

the poverty line in each State as compared to all States. (3)(A) Subject to the provisions of subsection (b), the Secretary shall reserve 20 percent of the sums so appropriated for each fiscal year for use in accordance with the following order of priorities:

(i) funding shall be given with equal consideration to Indian and migrant Headstart programs and to services for handicapped children, except that

(I) there shall be made available, for use by Indian and migrant Headstart programs, nationally, no less funds for fiscal year 1979 and thereafter than were obligated for use by Indian and migrant Headstart programs in fiscal year 1978, and

(II) cost-of-living adjustments (which shall, at the minimum reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor) shall be made with respect to such Indian and migrant Headstart programs in fiscal

year 1979 and thereafter; (ii) payments shall be made available to each State or territory, if necessary, to maintain such State or territory at a level of funding equal to its level of funding for fiscal year 1978;

(iii) training and technical assistance activities which, at a minimum, are sufficient to meet the needs associated with program expansion and to foster program and management improvement activities; and

(iv) subject to the provisions of subparagraph (B), the remainder in accordance with such criteria and procedures as the Sec

retary shall prescribe by regulation. (B) Additional financial assistance for a fiscal year may be provided to a State if funds are available after meeting the requirements of clauses (i) through (iii) of subparagraph (A), for purposes other than assistance to Indian and migrant programs, services for handicapped children, payments under subparagraph (A)(ii), and training and technical assistance activities, only if such State's allotment for such fiscal year under paragraph (2) and subparagraph (A)(ii) is not greater than 175 percent of the amount such State is eligible to receive in such fiscal year under paragraph (2).

(4)(A) Subject to the provisions of subparagraph (E), the Secretary shall reserve 2 percent of the sums appropriated for

(i) allotment among Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands, according to their respective needs, and

(ii) the provision of assistance to States in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph (C). (B) A State shall receive the total amount of assistance calculated under subparagraph (C) for any fiscal year if

(i) such State receives an allotment under paragraph (2) and paragraph (3)(A)(ii) which is greater than 100 percent and less than 140 percent of the amount such State is eligible to receive under paragraph (2); or

(ii) such State receives an allotment under paragraph (2) only and such allotment, as compared to the total amount of assistance received by such State in the previous fiscal year, represents an increase which is less than 50 percent of the percentage increase in the appropriation for such fiscal year for which the determination is made as compared to the appropriation for the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the

determination is made. (C) Except as provided in subparagraph (D), each State specified in subparagraph (B) shall receive a total amount of assistance for any fiscal year which is equal to the sum of

(i) the amount of the allotment received by such State under paragraph (2);

(ii) the amount of any payments received by such State under paragraph (3)(A)(ii); and (iii) an amount equal to the difference between

(I) an amount equal to the sum of the total amount of assistance received by such State for the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the determination is made; and the amount derived by multiplying the total amount of assistance received by such State for the most recent fiscal year by a percentage equal to one-half of the percentage increase in the appropriation for that fiscal year for which the determination is made as compared to the appropriation for the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the determination is made; and

(II) the total of the payments received by such State under paragraph (2) and paragraph (3)(A)(ii) for the fiscal

year for which the determination is made. In the case of any fiscal year for which there is no increase in the appropriation as compared to the appropriation for the preceding fiscal year, each State specified in subparagraph (B) shall receive a total amount of assistance for such fiscal year which is equal to the total amount of assistance such State received for such preceding fiscal year. In the case of any fiscal year for which there is a reduction in the appropriation as compared to the appropriation for the preceding fiscal year, the Secretary shall make such adjustments in the total amount of assistance which each State otherwise would receive under this subparagraph as may be necessary to assure an equitable distribution of such assistance under this subparagraph.

(D) For fiscal year 1979, each State described in subparagraph (B) shall receive payments in an amount equal to 69 percent of the percentage increase, up to 9 percent, in the appropriation for fiscal year 1979 over the appropriation for fiscal year 1978, or 50 percent

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