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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1295

(8) the term "State" means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. SEC. 512. (a)(1) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the asbestos abatement program not more than $50,000,000 for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 1984, $50,000,000 for the fiscal year ending on September 30, 1985, and $100,000,000 for each of the five succeeding fiscal years. (2) The sums appropriated under this title shall remain available until expended. (b)(1) A State with qualified applicants shall receive no less than one-half of 1 per centum of the sums appropriated under this title or the total of the amounts requested by such applicants, whichever is less. Those amounts available in each fiscal year under this paragraph shall be obligated before the end of that fiscal year. For the purposes of this paragraph the term "State" means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and, taken together, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. (2) Of those sums appropriated for the implementation of this title, up to 10 per centum shall be reserved during the fiscal year ending September 30, 1984, and up to 5 per centum for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, for the administration of this title and for programs including, but not limited to, the following: (A) the establishment of a training center for contractors, engineers, school employees, parents and other personnel to provide instruction on eisbestos assessment and abatement; (B) the development and dissemination of abatement guidance documents to assist in evaluation of potential hazards, and the determination of proper abatement programs; (C) the development of rules and regulations regarding inspection, reporting and record-keeping; and (D) the development of a comprehensive testing and technical assistance program. TITLE VI—EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION PROGRAM

Appropriations authorization. 20 USC 4021.

Excellence in Education Act.

SHORT TITLE

SEC. 601. This title may be cited as the "Excellence in Education Act".

20 USC 4031 note.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

SEC. 602. It is the purpose of this title to make awards to local educational agencies, after a competitive selection process, in order to carry out programs of excellence in individual schools of such agencies designed to achieve excellence in education, which— (1) demonstrate successful techniques for improving the quality of education, (2) can be disseminated and replicated, and (3) are conducted with the participation of school principals, schoolteachers, parents, and business concerns in the locality.

20 USC 4031.