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PUBLIC LAW 104-166-^JULY 29, 1996 110 STAT. 1447 State on ways to improve services coordination regarding traumatic brain injury. Such advisory boards shall encourage citizen participation through the establishment of public hearings and other types of community outreach programs. In developing recommendations under this paragraph, such boards shall consult with Federal, State, and local governmental agencies and with citizens groups and other private entities. "(3) COMPOSITION.— An advisory board established under paragraph (1) shall be composed of— "(A) representatives of— "(i) the corresponding State agencies involved; "(ii) public and nonprofit private health related organizations; "(iii) other disability advisory or planning groups within the State; "(iv) members of an organization or foundation representing traumatic brain injury survivors in that State; and "(v) injury control programs at the State or local level if such programs exist; and "(B) a substantial number of individuals who are survivors of traumatic brain injury, or the family members of such individuals. " (c) MATCHING FUNDS. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —With respect to the costs to be incurred by a State in carrying out the purpose described in subsection (a), the Secretary may make a grant under such subsection only if the State agrees to make available, in cash, non-Federal contributions toward such costs in an amount that is not less than $1 for each $2 of Federal funds provided under the grant. "(2) DETERMINATION OF AMOUNT CONTRIBUTED.— In determining the amount of non-Federal contributions in cash that a State has provided pursuant to paragraph (1), the Secretary may not include any amounts provided to the State by the Federal Government. "(d) APPLICATION FOR GRANT. — The Secretary may make a grant under subsection (a) only if an application for the grant is submitted to the Secretary and the application is in such form, is made in such manner, and contains such agreements, assurances, and information as the Secretary determines to be necessary to carry out this section. "(e) COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES.— The Secretary shall ensure that activities under this section are coordinated as appropriate with other agencies of the Public Health Service that carry out activities regarding traumatic brain injury. "(f) REPORT.— Not later than 2 years after the date of the enactment of this section, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Commerce of the House of Representatives, and to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources of the Senate, a report describing the findings and results of the programs established under this section, including measures of outcomes and consumer and surrogate satisfaction. "(g) DEFINITION.— For purposes of this section, the term 'traumatic brain injury' means an acquired injury to the brain. Such term does not include brain dysfunction caused by congenital or degenerative disorders, nor birth trauma, but may include brain injuries caused by anoxia due to near drowning. The Secretary