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fourth cent. Among the commodities delivered under this section, the Secretary shall give special emphasis to high protein foods, meat, and meat alternates. The Secretary of Agriculture, in consultation with the Commissioner, is authorized to prescribe the terms and conditions respecting the donating of commodities pursuant to this section, and, within ninety days after the date of enactment of this subsection (d), the Secretary of Agriculture shall issue regulations governing the donation of such commodities.

(e) 76 The Secretary of Agriculture in consultation with the Commissioner shall, within ninety days after the date of enactment of this subsection, issue regulations clarifying the use of food stamps under this title.

APPROPRIATIONS AUTHORIZED

Sec. 708. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this title there are hereby authorized to be appropriated $100,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, $150,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, $150,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, $200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, and $250,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1977." In addition, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated for such siscal years, as part of the appropriations for salaries and expenses for ite Administration on Aging, such sums as Congress may determine to be necessary to carry out the provisions of this title. Sums appropriated pursuant to this section which are not obligated and expended prior to the beginning of the fiscal year succeeding the fiscal year for which such funds were appropriated shall remain available for obligation and expenditure during such succeeding

fiscal year.

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER LAWS

Sec. 709. No part of the cost of any project under this title may be treated as income or benefits to any eligible individual for the purpose of any other program or provision of State or Federal law.

MISCELLANEOUS

SEC. 710. None of the provisions of this title shall be construed to prevent a recipient of a grant or a contract from entering into an agreement, subject to the approval of the State agency, with a profitmaking organization to carry out the provisions of this title and of the appropriate State plan.

76 See footnote on previous page.

77 Authorizations for fiscal years 1975, 1976, and 1977 were added by the 1974 Amendments, sec. I.

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TITLE VIII (Repealed)

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NOTE: From 1965 until the 1973 Amendments, the last title of the Act was the “GENERAL" title. Beginning with the 1965 Act, it was Title VI. When the 1969 Amendments added a new Title VI ("National Older Americans Volunteer Program"), the "GENERAL"title became Title VII. When the 1972 Amendments added present Title VII (“Nutrition Program for the Elderly'), the "GENERAL” title became Title VIII. The 1973 Amendments repealed Title VIII, but added new sections in Title Il covering the same subjects as were in the sections of the former Title VIII. (See footnotes 16 through 24, 26 through 29, and 65.)

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PART U

RELATED ACTS WHICH WERE AMENDED OR

ENACTED BY 1973 AMENDMENTS

The 1973 Amendments contained a Title VIII, which amended several existing Acts other than the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended. Pertinent excerpts of those Acts follow. The language of the Acts which was not amended is printed in roman type. Language which was added by the 1973 Amendments is printed in italic type. Language which was repealed or stricken by the 1973 Amendments is shown in brackets.

THE LIBRARY SERVICES AND CONSTRUCTION

ACT

AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 4. (a) For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act the following sums are authorized to be appropriated:

(1) For the purpose of making grants to States for library services as provided in title I, there are authorized to be appropriated $112.000.000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972. $117,600,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973. $123,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, S129.675,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and $137,150,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976.

(2) For the purpose of making grants to States for public library construction, as provided in title II, there are authorized to be appropriated $80,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, $84,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, $88.000.000 for the fisca! year ending June 30, 1974. $92.500.000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and $97.000.000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976

(3) For the purpose of making grants to States to enable them to carry out interlibrary cooperation programs authorized by title III, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated $15.000.000 for the fiscal year enuing June 30, 1972, $15,750,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, $16,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, $17,300,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and $18,200,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976.

(4) For the purpose of making grants 10 States to enable them to carry out public library service programs for older persons authorized by title IV, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976.

ALLOTMENTS TO STATES

Sec. 5. (a) (1) From the sums appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), (or (3)], (3), or (4) of section 4(a) for any fiscal year, the Commissioner shall ailot the minimum allotmeni, as determined under paragraph (3) of this subsection, to each State. Any sums remaining after minimum allotments have been made shall be allotted in the manner set forth in paragraph (2) of this subsection.

(2) From the remainder of any sums appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), (or (3)) (3) or (4) of section 4(a) for any fiscal year, the Commissioner shall allot to each State such part of such remainder as the population of the States bears to the population of all the States.

(3) For the purposes of this subsection, the "minimum allotment" shall be

(A) with respect to appropriations for the purposes of title I. $200,000 for each State, except that it shall be $40,000 in the case of Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands;

(B) with respect to appropriations for the purposes of title Il. $100,000 for each State, except that it shall be $20.000 in the case of Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; (and)

(C) with respect to appropriations for the purposes of title III. $40.000 for each State, except that it shall be $10,000 in the case of Guam. American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands(.); and

(D) with respect to appropriations for the purposes of title IV, $40,000 for each State, excepi that it shall be $10,000 in the case of Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

If the sums appropriated pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), (or (3)] (3), or (4) of section 4(a) for any fiscal year are insufficient to fully satisfy the aggregate of the minimum allotments for that purpose, each of such minimum allotments shall be reduced ratably.

(4) The population of each State and of all the States shall be determined by the Commissioner on the basis of the most recent satisfactory data available to him.

(5) There is hereby authorized for the purpose of evaluation (directly or by grants or contracts) of programs authorized by this Act, such sums as Congress may deem necessary for any fiscal year.

(b) The amount of any State's allotment under subsection (a) for any fiscal year from any appropriation made pursuant to paragraph (1), (2), (or (3)] (3), or (4) of section 4(a) which the Commissioner deems will not be required for the period and the purpose for which such allotment is available for carrying out the State's annual program shall be available for reallotment from time to time on such dates during such year as the Commissioner shall fix. Such amount shall be available for rcallotment to other States in proportion to the original allotments for such year to such States under subsection (a) but with such proportionate amount for any of such other State being reduced to the extent that it exceeds the amount which the Commissioner estimates the State needs and will be able to use for such period of time for which the original allotments were made and the total of such reductions shall be similarly reallotted among the States not suffering such a reduction. Any amount reallotted to a State under this subsection for any fiscal year shall be deemed to be a part of its allotment for such year pursuant to subsection (a).

STATE PLANS AND PROGRAMS

SEC. 6. (a) Any State desiring to receive its allotment for any purpose under this Act for any fiscal year shall (1) have in effect for such fiscal year a basic State plan as defined in section 3(11) and meeting the requirements set forth in subsection (b), (2) submit an annual program as defined in section 3(13) for the purposes for which allotments are desired, meeting the appropriate requirements set forth in titles I, 11, (and III) III and IV, and shall submit (no later than July 1, 1972) a long-range program as defined in section 3(12) for carrying

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