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[82 STAT. 1096]
[82 STAT. 1096]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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Catalog of Federal education assistance programs.

Report to Congress.

Appropriation authorization.

80 Stat. 1209; !1 Stat. 805, 816. 20 USC 886.

PUBLIC LAW 90-576-OCT. 16, 1968

[82 STAT.

amounts as may be necessary for such State educational agency to employ such personnel as may be necessary to provide such assistance. (2) The Commissioner is further authorized to provide the types of assistance available to elementary and secondary schools under paragraph (1) to institutions of higher education. (c) The Commissioner shall prepare and make available in such form as he deems appropriate a catalog of all Federal education assistance programs whether or not such programs are administered by him. The catalog shall— (1) identify each such program, and include the name of the program, the authorizing statute, the specific Federal administering officials and a brief description of such program; (2) set forth the availability of benefits and eligibility restrictions in each such program; (3) set forth the budget requests for each such program, past appropriations, obligations incurred, the average assistance provided under each such program, and pertinent financial information indicating (A) the size of each such program for selected fiscal years, and (B) any funds remaining available; (4) set forth the prerequisites, including the cost to the recipient of receiving assistance under each such program, and any duties required of the recipient after receivhi^ benefits; (5) identify appropriate officials, in Washington, District of Columbia, as well as in each State and locality (if applicable), to whom application or reference for information for each such program may be made; (6) set forth the application procedures; (7) contain a detailed index designed to assist the potential beneficiary to identify all education assistance programs related to a particular need or category of ]X)tential beneficiaries; (8) contain such other program information and data as the Commissioner deems necessary or desirable in order to assist the potential program beneficiary to understand and take advantage of each Federal education assistance program; and (9) be transmitted to Congress within the first month of each regular session, together with a report setting forth the specific measures taken in the past year to simplify the various application forms and program guidelines a potential beneficiary would use to benefit from each Federal education assistance program, and to coordinate, simplify application forms and program guidelines. (d) There are authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and each succeeding fiscal year ending prior to July 1, 1972, such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. (e) Section 806 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 shall become ineffective the first fiscal year for which funds are appropriated to carry out the provisions of this section. TRAINING TEACHERS OF THE HANDICAPPED

72 Stat. 1777; 77 Stat. 294. 20 USC 611.

SEC. 304. Section 1 of Public Law 85-926 (grants for teaching in the education of handicapped children) is amended by inserting "and other appropriate non-profit institutions or agencies" after the words "non-profit institutions of higher learning" wherever such words occur.