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114 STAT. 2242 PUBLIC LAW 106-501—NOV. 13, 2000 "(10) provide a grievance procedure for older individuals who are dissatisfied with or denied services under this title; "(11) provide information and assurances concerning services to older individuals who are Native Americans (referred to in this paragraph as 'older Native Americans'), including— "(A) information concerning whether there is a significant population of older Native Americans in the planning and service area and if so, an assurance that the area agency on aging will pursue activities, including outreach, to increase access of those older Native Americans to programs and benefits provided under this title; "(B) an assurance that the area agency on aging will, to the maximum extent practicable, coordinate the services the agency provides under this title with services provided under title VI; and "(C) an assurance that the area agency on aging will make services under the area plan available, to the same extent as such services are available to older individuals within the planning and service area, to older Native Americans; and "(12) provide that the area agency on aging will establish procedures for coordination of services with entities conducting other Federal or federally assisted programs for older individuals at the local level, with particular emphasis on entities conducting programs described in section 203(b) within the planning and service area."; (12) by redesignating paragraph (14) as paragraph (13); (13) by inserting after paragraph (13) (as redesignated by paragraph (7)) the following: "(14) provide assurances that funds received under this title will not be used to pay any part of a cost (including an administrative cost) incurred by the area agency on aging to carry out a contract or commercial relationship that is not carried out to implement this title; and "(15) provide assurances that preference in receiving services under this title will not be given by the area agency on aging to particular older individuals as a result of a contract or commercial relationship that is not carried out to implement this title."; and (14) by striking paragraphs (17) through (20). (b) WAIVERS.—Section 306(b) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3026(b)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "(1)" and inserting before the period "and had conducted a timely public hearing upon request"; and (2) by striking paragraph (2). SEC. 306. STATE PLANS. Section 307(a) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)) is amended— (1) by striking paragraphs (1) through (5) and inserting the following: "(1) The plan shall— "(A) require each area agency on aging designated under section 305(a)(2)(A) to develop and submit to the State agency for approval, in accordance with a uniform