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PUBLIC LAW 102-26—APR. 9, 1991 105 STAT. 127 service. For purposes of this section, a full refund includes a refund of required tuition and fees, or a credit in a comparable amount against future tuition and fees. (b) ENCOURAGEMENT AND REPORT.—The Secretary of Education shall encourage institutions to provide such refunds or credits, and shall report to the appropriate committees of Congress on the actions taken in accordance with this subsection as well as information he receives regarding any institutions that are not providing such refunds or credits. SEC. 6. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY. 20 USC 1070 The provisions of sections 4 and 5 shall cease to be effective on September 30, 1997. SEC. 7. EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVERS. Part C of the Adult Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1211 et seq.) is amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new section 373: "SEC. 373. EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR COMMERCIAL DRIVERS. 20 USC 1211b. "(a) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. —The Secretary is authorized to make grants on a competitive basis to pay the Federal share of the costs of establishing and operating adult education programs which increase the literacy skills of eligible commercial drivers so that such drivers may successfully complete the knowledge test requirements under the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986. "(h) FEDERAL SHARE. — The Federal share of the costs of the adult education programs authorized under subsection (a) shall be 50 percent. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require States to meet the non-Federal share from State funds. "(c) ELIGIBLE ENTITIES.—Entities eligible to receive a grant under this section include— "(1) private employers employing commercial drivers in partnership with agencies, colleges, or universities described in paragraph (2); "(2) local educational agencies. State educational agencies, colleges, universities, or community colleges; "(3) approved apprentice training programs; and "(4) labor organizations, the memberships of which include commercial drivers. "(d) REFERRAL PROGRAM.—Grantees shall refer to appropriate adult education programs as authorized under this Act individuals who are identified as having literacy skill problems other than or beyond those which prevent them from successfully completing the knowledge test requirements under the Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Safety Act of 1986. "(e) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this section: "(1) The term 'approved apprentice training programs' has the meaning given such term in the National Apprenticeship Act of 1937. "(2) The term 'eligible commercial driver' means a driver licensed prior to the requirements of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986. "(f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—T here are authorized to be appropriated $3,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991, 1992, and 1993.".