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out the purposes of this Act as specified in subsection (d), and (3) establish a State Advisory Council on Libraries which meets the requirements of section 3(8).
Sec. 7. (a) From the allotments available therefor under section 5 from appropriations pursuant to paragraphs (1). (2). (or (3)) (3), or (4) of sections 4(a), the Commissioner shall pay to each State which has a basic State plan approved under section 6(a)(1), an annual program and a long-range program .as defined in sections 3 (12) and (13) an amount equal to the Federal share of the total sums expended by the State and its political subdivisions in carrying out such plan, except that no payments shall be made from appropriations pursuant to such paragraph (1) for the purposes of title I to any State (other than the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands) for any fiscal year unless the Commissioner determines that
(1) there will be available for expenditure under the programs from State and local sources during the fiscal year for which the alloimeni is made
(A) sums sufficient to enable the State to receive for the purpose of carrying out the programs paymenis in an amount not less than the minimum allotment for that State for the purpose, and
(B) not less than the total amount actually expended, in the areas covered by the programs for such year, for the purposes of such programs from such sources in the second preceding fiscal year; and
(2) there will be available for expenditure for the purposes of the programs from State sources during the fiscal year for which the allotment is made not less than the total amount actually expended for such purposes from such sources in the second preceding fiscal year.
(b)(1) For the purpose of this section, the "Federal share" for any State shall be, except as is provided otherwise in litle III and title IV. 100 per centum less the State percentage, and the State percentage shall be that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of all the States (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands), except that (A) the Federal share shall in no case be more than 66 per centum. or less than 33 per centum, and (B) the Federal share for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands shall be 66 per centum, and (C) the Federal share for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands shall bc 100 per centum.
TITLE IV-OLDER READERS SERVICES
GRANTS TO STATES FOR OLDER READERS SERVICES
Sec. 401. The Commissioner shall carry out a program of making grants to States which have an approved basic State plan under section 6 and have submitted a long-range program and an annual program under section 403 for library services for older persons.
USES OF FEDERAL FUNDS
SEC. 402. (a) Funds appropriated pursuant to paragraph (4) of section 41a) shall be available for grants to States from allotments under section 5(ii) for the purpose of carrying 0!!! the Federal share of the cost of carrying out State plans submitted and approved under section 403. Such grants shall be lised for (1) the training of librarians to work with the elderly: (2) the conduct of special library programs for the elderly; (3) the purchase of special library materials for use by the elderly; (4) the payment of salaries for elderly persons who wish to work in libraries as assistants on programs for the elderly; (5) the provision of in-home visits by librarians and other library personnel to the elderly; (6) the establishment of outreach programs 10 notifi the elderly of library services available to them; and (7) the furnishing of transportation to enable the elderly to have access to library services.
(b) For the purposes of this title, the Federal share shall be 100 per centum of the cost of carrying out the Stute plan.
STATE ANNUAL PROGRAM FOR LIBRARY SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY
SEC. 403. Any Soute desiring to receive a grant from its allotment for the purposes of this title for any fiscal year shall, in addition to han ing submitted, and having had approved, a basic Stute plan under section 6, submit for that fiscal year (in annual program for library services for older persons. Such program shall be submitted it such time, in such form, and contain such information as the Commissioner mar require by regulation and shall –
(1) set forth a program for the year submitted inder which funds paid to the Stute from appropriations pursuant to paragraph (4) of section 4 (a) will be used, consistent with its long-range program for the purposes set forth in section 402, and
(2) include an extension of the long-range program taking into consideration the results of evaluations.
COORDINATION WITH PROGRAMS FOR OLDER AMERICANS
SEC. 404. In carrying out the program authorized by this title, the Commissioner shall consult with the Commissioner of the Administration on Aging and the Director of ACTION for the purpose of coordinating where practicable, the programs assisted under this title with the programs assisted under the Older Americans Act of 1965.
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON LIBRARIES AND
INFORMATION SCIENCE ACT
Sec. 5. (a) The Commission shall have the primary responsibility for developing or recommending overall plans for, and advising the appropriate governments and agencies on, the policy set forth in section 2. In carrying out that responsibility, the Commission shall
(1) advise the President and the Congress on the implementation of national policy by such statements, presentations, and reports as it deems appropriate;
(2) conduct studies, surveys, and analyses of the library and informational needs of the Nation, including the special library and informational needs of rural areas (and), of economically, socially, or culturally deprived persons, and of elderly persons, and the means by which these needs may be met through information centers, through the libraries of elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education, and through public, research, special, and other types of libraries;
(3) appraise the adequacies and deficiencies of current library and information resources and services and evaluate the effectiveness of current library and information science programs;
(4) develop overall plans for meeting national library and informational needs and for the coordination of activities at the Federal, State, and local levels, taking into consideration all of the library and informational resources of the Nation to meet those needs;
(5) be authorized to advise Federal, State, local, and private agencies regarding library and information sciences;
(6) promote rescarch and development activities which will extend and improve the Nation's library and information handling capability as essential links in the national communications networks;
(7) submit to the President and the Congress (not later than January 31 vf each year) a report on its activities during the preceding fiscal year; and
(8) make and publish such additional reports as it deems to be necessary, including, but not limited to, reports of consultants, transcripts of testimony, summary reports, and reports of other Commission findings, studies, and recommendations.
Sec. 6. (a) The Commission shall be composed of the Librarian of Congress and fourteen members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. Five members of the Commission shail be professional librarians or information specialists, and the remainder shall be persons having special competence or interest in the needs of our society for library and information services, at least one of whom shall be knowledgeable with respect to the technological aspects of library and information services and sciences, and at least one other of whom shall be knowledgeable with respect to the library and information service and science needs of the elderly.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS RELATING TO PROBLEMS
OF THE ELDERLY
SEC. 110. (a) The Commissioner is anthorized to make grants to institutions of higher education (und combinations thereof) to assist such
institutions in planning, developing, and carrying out, consistent with the purpose of this title, programs specifically designed to apply the resources of higher educution to the problems of the elderly, particularly with regard to transportation and housing problems of elderly persons living in rural and isolated areas.
(b) For purposes of making grants under this section, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, and each succeeding fiscal year ending prior to July 1, 1977.
(c) In carrying out the program authorized by this section, the Commissioner shall consult with the Commissioner of the Administration on Aging for the purpose of coordinating, where practicable, the programs assisted under this section with the programs assisted under the Older Americans Act of 1965.
SEC. 302. It is the purpose of this title to expand educationai opportunity and encourage the establishment of programs of adult public education that will enable all adults to continue their education to at least the level of completion of secondary school and make available the means to secure training that will enable them to become more employable, productive, and responsible citizens.
SPECIAL PROJECTS FOR THE ELDERLY
Sec. 310. 10) The Commissioner is authorized to make grants 10 State and local educational agencies or other public or private nonprofit agencies for programs to further the purpose of this Act by providing educational programs for elderly persons whose ability to speak and read the English language is limited and who live in an area rith a culture different than their own. Such programs shall be designed 10 equip such elderly persons 10 deal successfully with the practical problems in their everyday life, including the making of purchases, meeting their transportation and housing needs, and complying with governmental requirements such as those for obtaining citizenship, public assistance and social security benefits, and housing.