Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 4.djvu/226

This page needs to be proofread.


114 STAT. 2288 PUBLIC LAW 106-501—NOV. 13, 2000 42 USC 3057/- 3057n. areas, or applicants that serve small Indian populations, where the small scale of the project, the nature of the applicant, or other factors make the reporting requirements unreasonable under the circumstances. The Assistant Secretary shall consult with such applicants in establishing appropriate waivers and exemptions. "(3) The Assistant Secretary shall approve any application that complies with the provisions of subsection (a), except that in determining whether an application complies with the requirements of subsection (a)(8), the Assistant Secretary shall provide maximum flexibility to an applicant that seeks to take into account subsistence needs, local customs, and other characteristics that are appropriate to the unique cultural, regional, and geographic needs of the Indian populations to be served. "(4) In determining whether an application complies with the requirements of subsection (a)(12), the Assistant Secretary shall require only that an applicant provide an appropriate narrative description of the geographic area to be served and an assurance that procedures will be adopted to ensure against duplicate services being provided to the same recipients.". SEC. 603. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. Section 633 of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3057n) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 633. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. 'There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this title— "(1) for parts A and B, such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001, and such sums as may be necessary for subsequent fiscal years; and "(2) for part C, $5,000,000 for fiscal year 2001, and such sums as may be necessary for subsequent fiscal years.". SEC. 604. GENERAL PROVISIONS. Title VI of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3057 et seq.) is amended— (1) by redesignating part C as part D; (2) by redesignating sections 631 through 633 as sections 641 through 643, respectively; (3) by inserting after part B the following: "PART C—NATIVE AMERICAN CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM 42 USC 3057k- 11. "SEC. 631. PROGRAM. "(a) IN GENERAL. — The Assistant Secretary shall carry out a program for making grants to tribal organizations with applications approved under parts A and B, to pay for the Federal share of carrying out tribal programs, to enable the tribal organizations to provide multifaceted systems of the support services described in section 373 for caregivers described in section 373. "(b) REQUIREMENTS. — In providing services under subsection (a), a tribal organization shall meet the requirements specified for an area agency on aging and for a State in the provisions of subsections (c), (d), and (e) of section 373 and of section 374. For purposes of this subsection, references in such provisions to