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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2406

20 USC i22le-i.

PUBLIC LAW 98-511—OCT. 19, 1984

for each fiscal year ending prior to October 1, 1983" and inserting in lieu thereof "$8,000,000 for fiscal year 1985, and $10,800,000 for each succeeding fiscal year ending prior to October 1, 1989". (b) Section 406(g) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 1221-l(g)) is amended— (1) by striking out "October 1, 1983" in paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "October 1, 1989"; and (2) by striking out paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(2) The amount available for grants and contracts by the Assistant Secretary under subsection (e) shall not exceed $10,000,000 for fiscal year 1985, $12,000,000 for fiscal year 1986, $14,000,000 for fiscal year 1987, $16,000,000 for fiscal year 1988, and $18,000,000 for fiscal year 1989.". NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION

SEC. 703. (a) Section 405(k)(l) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1221e(k)(l)) is amended by striking out "and" at the end of subparagraph (C), by striking out the period at the end of subparagraph (D) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and", and by inserting after such subparagraph the following: "(E) with respect to each State which voluntarily participates in accordance with paragraph (5), provide for a statement of information collected by the National Assessment for each such State.". Ob) Section 405(k)(3) of such Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "The appropriateness of all cognitive, background, and attitude items developed as part of the National Assessment shall be the responsibility of the Assessment Policy Committee. Such items shall be subject to review by the Department of Education and the Office of Management and Budget for a single period of not more than 60 days.". COLLECTION OF DATA

20 USC 1221e-l.

SEC. 704. (a) Section 405 of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1221e) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(1) For purposes of this section, the terms 'United States' and 'State' include the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.". (b) Section 406 of such Act (20 U.S.C. 1221-1) is amended— (1) by redesignating subsection (i) as subsection (h); and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(i) For purposes of this section, the terms 'United States' and 'State' include the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.". ANNUAL EVALUATION REPORTS

SEC. 705. Section 417(a) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1226c(a)) is amended by striking out "November 1" and inserting in lieu thereof "December 31". CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST

SEC. 706. (a) Section 4350t)) of the General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232da))) is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (6);