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PUBLIC LAW 106-501—NOV. 13, 2000 114 STAT. 2265 "(C) information on the number of schools assisted; and "(D) other information that will facilitate achieving the objectives of this section. 42 USC 30321. "SEC. 420. DEMONSTRATION AND SUPPORT PROJECTS FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR OLDER INDIVIDUALS. "(a) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. — The Assistant Secretary shall Grants, make grants and enter into contracts, in order to— Contracts. "(1) provide a national legal assistance support system (operated by one or more grantees or contractors) of activities to State and area agencies on aging for providing, developing, or supporting legal assistance for older individuals, including— "(A) case consultations; " (B) training; "(C) provision of substantive legal advice and assistance; and "(D) assistance in the design, implementation, and administration of legal assistance delivery systems to local providers of legal assistance for older individuals; and "(2) support demonstration projects to expand or improve the delivery of legal assistance to older individuals with social or economic needs. "(b) ASSURANCES. — Any grants or contracts made under subsection (a)(2) shall contain assurances that the requirements of section 307(a)(ll) are met. "(c) ASSISTANCE. —To carry out subsection (a)(1), the Assistant Secretary shall make grants to or enter into contracts with national nonprofit organizations experienced in providing support and technical assistance on a nationwide basis to States, area agencies on aging, legal assistance providers, ombudsmen, elder abuse prevention programs, and other organizations interested in the legal rights of older individuals. "SEC. 421. OMBUDSMAN AND ADVOCACY DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS. 42 USC 3032J. "(a) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. —The Assistant Secretary shall award grants to not fewer than three and not more than 10 States to conduct demonstrations and evaluate cooperative projects between the State long-term care ombudsman program, legal assistance agencies, and the State protection and advocacy systems for individuals with developmental disabilities and individuals with mental illness, established under part C of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (42 U.S.C. 6041 et seq.) and under the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally 111 Individuals Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 10801 et seq.). "(b) REPORT. —The Assistant Secretary shall prepare and submit to Congress a report containing the results of the evaluation required by subsection (a). Such report shall contain such recommendations as the Assistant Secretary determines to be appropriate. " PART B—GENERAL PROVISIONS " SEC. 431. PAYMENT OF GRANTS. "(a) CONTRIBUTIONS.— To the extent the Assistant Secretary determines a contribution to be appropriate, the Assistant Secretary shall require the recipient of any grant or contract under this 42 USC 3033.