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PUBLIC LAW 102-73—JULY 25, 1991 105 STAT. 345 TITLE III—INVESTMENT IN LITERACY SEC. 301. AMENDMENTS TO THE ADULT EDUCATION ACT. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —Section 313 of the Adult Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1201b) is amended in subsection (a) by striking "$200,000,000" and all that follows through "1993" and inserting the following: "such sums as may be necessary for the fiscal year 1991, $260,000,000 for the fiscal year 1992, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995". 0?) USE OF FUNDS.— Subsection (a) of section 322 of the Adult Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1203b(a)) is amended— 20 USC I203a. (1) by amending paragraph (1) to read as follows: "(1) Grants to States under this subpart shall be used in Grants, accordance with State plans (and amendments thereto) approved under sections 341 and 351, to pay the Federal share of the cost of the establishment or expansion of adult education programs to be carried out by local educational agencies, correctional education agencies, community-based organizations, public or private nonprofit agencies, postsecondary educational institutions, and other institutions that have the ability to provide literacy services to adults and families. Each State educational agency receiving financial assistance under this subpart shall provide assurance that local educational agencies, public or private nonprofit agencies, community-based organizations, correctional education agencies, postsecondary educational institutions, and institutions which serve educationally disadvantaged adults will be provided direct and equitable access to all Federal funds provided under this subpart. Failure to provide the assurance required by the preceding sentence shall disqualify a State from receiving its allotment under this title. In determining which programs shall receive assistance under this paragraph, the State shall consider— "(A) the past effectiveness of applicants in providing services (especially with respect to recruitment and retention of educationally disadvantaged adults and the learning gains demonstrated by such adults); "(B) the degree to which the applicant will coordinate and utilize other literacy and social services available in the community; and "(C) the commitment of the applicant to serve individuals in the community that are most in need of literacy services. "; (2) in paragraph (3)— (A) by striking the first sentence; (B) by inserting after "sources;" the following: "the projected goals of the applicant with respect to participant recruitment, retention, and educational achievement and how the applicant will measure and report progress in meeting its goals;"; (C) by striking "the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act" and inserting "the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technologv Education Act"; and (D) by striking the Education of the Handicapped Act" and inserting "the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act";