Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 100 Part 2.djvu/1112
100 STAT. 1828
PUBLIC LAW 99-506—OCT. 21, 1986
initiation of recreation programs to provide handicapped individuals with recreational activities and related experiences to aid in the mobility, socialization, independence, and community integration of such individuals. The programs authorized to be assisted under this section may include, but are not limited to, leisure education, leisure networking, leisure resource development, physical education and sports, scouting and camping, 4-H activities, music, dancing, handicrafts, art, and homemaking. Whenever possible and appropriate, such programs and activities should be provided in settings with nonhandicapped peers. Programs and activities under this section shall be designed to demonstrate ways in which such programs assist in maximizing the independence and integration of individuals with handicaps. "(2) Each such grant shall be made for a minimum of a three-year period. "(3) No grant may be made under this section unless the agreement with respect to such grant contains provisions to assure that, to the extent possible, existing resources will be used to carry out the activities for which the grant is to be made, and that with respect to children the activities for which the grant is to be made will be conducted before or after school. "(b) There are authorized to be appropriated $2,330,000 for fiscal year 1987, $2,470,000 for fiscal year 1988, $2,620,000 for fiscal year 1989, $2,780,000 for fiscal year 1990, and $2,894,000 for fiscal year 1991 to carry out this section.". TITLE V—NATIONAL COUNCIL ON THE HANDICAPPED SEC. 501. PURPOSE OF THE COUNCIL.
29 USC 780.
Section 400(a) of the Act is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" after the subsection designation; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(2) The purpose of the National Council is to promote the full integration, independence, and productivity of handicapped individuals in the community, schools, the workplace and all other aspects of American life.". SEC. 502. DUTIES OF NATIONAL COUNCIL.
29 USC 781.
(1) Section 401(a)(4) of the Act is amended to read as follows: "(4) review and evaluate on a continuing basis— "(A) all policies, programs, and activities concerning handicapped individuals and persons with disabilities conducted or assisted by Federal departments and agencies, including programs established or assisted under this Act or under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act; and "(B) all statutes pertaining to Federal programs which assisted such handicapped individuals and persons with disabilities; in order to assess the effectiveness of such policies, programs, activities, and statutes in meeting the needs of handicapped individuals and persons with disabilities;". (2) Section 401(a) of the Act is amended—