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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-459—OCT. 9, 1984

98 STAT. 1773

(3) by redesignating clause (C) as clause (D), and (4) by inserting after clause (B), the following new clause: "(C) after September 30, 1986, such amount as the State agency determines to be adequate, but not more than 1 percent, for conducting effective demonstration projects in health and nutrition education under section 307(f) shall be available for conducting such projects; and".

Health.

Post, p. 1777.

ORGANIZATION

SEC. 305. (a)(1) Section 305(a)(l)(E) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3025(a)(l)(E)) is amended by striking out "(b)(5)" and inserting in lieu thereof "(b)(5)(A)". (2) Section 305(a)(2)(E) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3025(a)(2)(E)) is amended by inserting ", with particular attention to low-income minority individuals," after "social needs". (b)(l) Section 305(b)(3) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3025(b)(3)) is amended by striking out "he" and inserting in lieu thereof "the Commissioner". (2) Section 305(b)(5) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3025(b)(5)) is amended by inserting "(A)" after the paragraph designation, and by adding at the end thereof the following new subparagraph: "(B) Whenever a State agency designates a new area agency on aging after the date of enactment of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1984, the State agency shall give the right to first refusal to a unit of general purpose local government if (i) such unit can meet the requirements of subsection (c), and (ii) the boundaries of such a unit and the boundaries of the area are reasonably contiguous.". (c) Section 305 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 3025) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d)(1) The publication for review and comment required by clause (2)(C) of subsection (a) shall include— "(A) a descriptive statement of the formula's assumptions and goals, and the application of the definitions of greatest economic or social need, "(B) a numerical statement of the actual funding formula to be used, "(C) a listing of the population, economic, and social data to be used for each planning and service area in the State, and "(D) a demonstration of the allocation of funds, pursuant to the funding formula, to each planning and service area in the State. "(2) For purposes of clause (2)(E) of subsection (a) and paragraph (1) of this subsection, the term 'greatest economic need' means the need resulting from an income level at or below the poverty threshold established by the Bureau of the Census, and the term 'greatest social need' means the need caused by noneconomic factors which include physical and mental disabilities, language barriers, and cultural or social isolation including that caused by racial or ethnic status which restricts an individual's ability to perform normal daily tasks or which threatens his or her capacity to live independently.".

State and local governments. Ante, p. 1767.

Funds.

Disadvantaged persons. Handicapped persons.