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105 STAT. 602 PUBLIC LAW 102-119—OCT. 7, 1991 (2) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— Section 675(e)(6) (20 U.S.C. 1475(e)(6)), as added by section 10 of Public Law 102-52 (105 Stat. 263), is amended— (A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting ", except as provided in paragraph (4)(C)," before "means"; and (B) in subparagraph (A), by inserting "the Commonwealth of before "Puerto Rico'. SEC. 20. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR PART H. Section 685 (20 U.S.C. 1485) is amended by striking "There are" and all that follows and inserting the following: "There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this part $220,000,000 for fiscal year 1992, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1993 and 1994.". SEC. 21. FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL. Part H (20 U.S.C. 1471 et seq.), as amended by section 20, is amended— 20 USC 1485. (1) by redesignating section 685 as section 686; and (2) by inserting after section 684 the following new section: "FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL 20 USC 1484a. "SEC. 685. (a) ESTABLISHMENT AND PURPOSE.— "(1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall establish a Federal Interagency Coordinating Council in order to— "(A) minimize duplication of programs and activities relating to early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families, and preschool services for children with disabilities, across Federal, State, and local agencies; "(B) ensure the effective coordination of Federal early intervention and preschool programs and policies across Federal agencies; "(C) coordinate the provision of Federal technical assistance and support activities to States; "(D) identify gaps in Federal agency programs and services; and "(E) identify barriers to Federal interagency cooperation. "(2) APPOINTMENTS.—The council established under paragraph (1) (hereafter in this section referred to as the 'Council') and the chairperson of the Council shall be appointed by the Secretary in consultation with other appropriate Federal agencies. In making the appointments, the Secretary shall ensure that each member has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the department, agency, or program that such member represents. "(b) COMPOSITION. — The Council shall be composed of— "(1) a representative of the Office of Special Education Programs; "(2) a representative of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; "(3) a representative of the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Program; "(4) a representative of programs assisted under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act;