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[82 STAT. 1354]
[82 STAT. 1354]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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Funds, apportionment. 42 USC 2611.

Secretary ' s reapportionment of funds; limitation.

State administration of funds.

42 USC 2618.

PUBLIC LAW 90-636-OCT. 24, 1968

[82 STAT.

or related instruction for on-the-job training whether conducted at the job site or elsewhere, priority shall be given to the use of skills centers as established under the authority of this section." SEC. 8. The first sentence of section 301 of the Manpower Develop]nent and Training Act of 1962 is amended by adding before the period a comma and the following: "but in no evxuit shall any State be apportioned less than $750,000; except that for the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, such amount shall be $100,000 each". SEC. 9. Section 301 of the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 is amended (1) by striking out "sixth month" in the proviso therein and inserting in lieu thereof "ninth month", (2) by striking out "80 days" in such proviso and by inserting in lieu thereof "15 days", and (3) by striking out in such proviso ", except that the requirement for prior notice shall not apply with respect to any reapportionment made during the last quarter of the fiscal year". SEC. 10. Section 301 of the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 is further amended by inserting " (a) " immediately after "SEC. 301." and by adding the following new subsecticm at the end thereof: "(b) Where the Secretaries of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare have approved a plan submitted by a State council with whom they have an agreement under this Act, which plan may be submitted under a comprehensive area manpower planning system or under such other planning requirements as the Secretaries may specify, such State agency shall have authority to approve (1) project applications for an amount not to exceed 20 per centum of the funds apportioned to such State under the first sentence of section 301(a) without further project approval by the Federal Government; and (2) all other jaroject applications which conform to such State plan, unless either of the Secretaries disapprove such project applications within 30 days following receipt of such applications." SEC. 11. The Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 is amended by inserting after section 308 the following new section: " T R A I N I N G A N D T E C H N I C A L ASSISTANCE

42 USC 2571, 2581, 2611.

"SEC. 309. (a) I n carrying out the responsibilities under this Act, the Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall provide, directly or through grants, contracts, or other arrangements, training for specialized or other personnel and technical assistance which is needed in connection with the programs established under this Act or which otherwise pertains to the purposes of this Act. Upon request, the Secretary may make special assignments of personnel to public or private agencies, institutions, or employers to carry out the purposes of this section; but no such special assignments shall be for a period of more than two years. "(b) Two per centum of the sums appropriated in any fiscal year to carry out titles I, II, and III of this Act shall be available only for training and assistance authorized by this section." SEC. 12. The Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new title as follows: "TITLE IV—SEASONAL UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY "SEC. 401. (a) The Congress finds that seasonal unemployment represents a substantial portion of the unemployment in the construction industry, and a significant portion of all unemployment, that