PUBLIC LAW 98-411—AUG. 30, 1984
98 STAT. 1563
LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION PAYMENT TO THE LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION
For payment to the Legal Services Corporation to carry out the purposes of the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, as amended, $305,000,000: Provided, That the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be expended in accordance with the provisions under the heading "Legal Services Corporation, Pajmient to the Legal Services Corporation" contained in Public Law 98-166 except that "fiscal year 1984", wherever it appears in such provisions, shall be construed as "fiscal year 1985'; "fiscal year 1983", wherever it appears in such provisions, shall be construed as "fiscal year 1984"; January 1, 1984" shall be construed as "January 1, 1985"; "$6.50" shall be construed as "$7.61"; and "$13" shall be construed as "$13.57"; and shall not be denied to any grantee or contractor which received funding from the Corporation in fiscal year 1984 as a result of activities which have been found by an independent hearing officer appointed by the President of the Corporation not to constitute grounds for a denial of refunding: Provided further, That notwithstanding the previous provisions of this paragraph, $2,000,000 shall be available to increase quality legal services to the elderly by: (1) developing classroom and bar association source materials on law affecting the elderly for use by law schools, the private bar, legal services grantees, and in continuing education seminars; (2) developing plans to encourage the private bar to do more to provide better pro bono services for elderly and higher quality paid services; (3) developing a clinical program to supplement local Legal Services Corporation grantees; and (4) disseminating the results to other law schools, legal aid societies and other interested parties; such pilot programs shall be distributed, if applicants are available, to varying size and geographically locateid schools; at least 50 per centum of the funds required shall come from non-Federal sources and federally funded assets and projects will not be included in in-kind services; no grant shall exceed $200,000; the application and award procedure shall not require a detailed plan or extensive paperwork so long as the recipient signs a guarantee that more than 50 per centum of the funds required shall come from non-Federal sources and that federally funded assets and projects will not be included in in-kind services; the awards shall be made by July 1, 1985 and the projects shall each be completed by July 1, 1987; grantees shall not copyright the material developed and shall not charge other than private groups or individuals for such material and such charge shall be not more than approximately their net cost of production: Provided further. That notwithstanding the preceding provisos, no more than $1,158,000 shall be expended for the budget category entitled "Program Improvement and Training", no more than $1,829,000 shall be expended for the budget category entitled "Delivery Research and Experimentation", and no more than $11,283,000 shall be expended for the budget category entitled "Support for the Provision of Legal Assistance": Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this Act for the Corporation shall be used, directly or indirectly, by the Corporation to promulgate new regulations or to enforce, implement, or operate in accordance with regulations effective after April 27, 1984 unless the Appropriations Committees of both Houses of Congress have been notified fifteen days prior to such use of funds as provided for in section 509 of this Act.
42 USC 2701 note. 97 Stat. 1071.
Post, p. 1574.