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PUBLIC LAW 102-119—OCT. 7, 1991 105 STAT. 589 "(4)(A) Beginning with funds appropriated under section 611(a) for fiscal year 1992, the Secretary shall, subject to this paragraph, make payments to the Secretary of the Interior to be distributed to tribes or tribal organizations (as defined under section 4 of the Indian Self- Determination and Education Assistance Act) or consortiums of the above to provide for the coordination of assistance for special education and related services for children with disabilities aged 3-5, inclusive, on reservations served by elementary and secondary schools for Indian children operated or funded by the Department of the Interior. The amount of such payments under subparagraph (B) for any fiscal year shall be.25 percent of the aggregate amounts available for all States under this section for that fiscal year. "(B) The Secretary of the Interior shall distribute the total amount of the.25 percent under subparagraph (A) in the following manner: "(i) For the first fiscal year, each tribe or tribal organization shall receive an amount proportionate to the amount of weighted student units for special education programs for BIA operated or funded schools serving such reservation generated under the formula established under section 1128 of the Education Amendments of 1978, divided by the total number of such students in all BIA operated or funded schools. "(ii) For each fiscal year thereafter, each tribe or tribal organization shall receive an amount based on the number of children with disabilities, ages 3-5, inclusive, residing on reservations as reported annually divided by the total of such children served by all tribes or tribal organizations. "(C) To receive a payment under this paragraph, the tribe or tribal organization shall submit such figures to the Secretary of the Interior as required to determine the amounts to be allocated under subparagraph (B). This information shall be compiled and submitted to the Secretary of Education. "(D) The funds received by a tribe or tribal organization shall be used to assist in child find, screening, and other procedures for the early identification of children aged 3-5, inclusive, parent training, and the provision of direct services. These activities may be carried out directly or through contracts or cooperative agreements with the BIA, local educational agencies, and other public or private nonprofit organizations. The tribe or tribal organization is encouraged to involve Indian parents in the development and implementation of these activities. The above entities shall, as appropriate, make referrals to local, State, or Federal entities for the provision of services or further diagnosis. "(E) To be eligible to receive a grant pursuant to subparagraph Reports. (A), the tribe or tribal organization shall make a biennial report to the Secretary of the Interior of activities undertaken under this paragraph, including the number of contracts and cooperative agreements entered into, the number of children contacted and receiving services for each year and the estimated number of children needing services during the 2 years following the one in which the report is made. The Secretary of the Interior shall include a summary of this information on a biennial basis in the report to the Secretary of Education required under this subsection. The Secretary of Education may require any additional information from the Secretary of the Interior. "(F) The Secretary of the Interior shall offer and, on request, provide technical assistance (especially in the areas of child find,