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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-407-AUG. 19, 1988

102 STAT. 1063

implementation of consumer-responsive statewide programs of technology-related assistance to individuals with disabilities. (3) USES OF FUNDS.—Amounts made available for grants under paragraph (1) may be used by institutions of higher education to assist in covering the cost of courses of training or study for such personnel and for establishing and maintaining fellowships or traineeships with such stipends and allowances as may be determined by the Secretary. SEC. 222. PUBLIC AWARENESS PROJECTS.

(a) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED.—The Secretary shall make grants to, or enter into contracts with, nonprofit and for-profit entities to carry out national projects that recognize and build awareness of the importance and efficacy of assistive technology devices and assistive technology services for individuals of all ages with disabilities functioning in various settings of daily life. flb) USES OF FUNDS.—Amounts made available for grants and contracts under subsection (a) may be used to— (1) develop a national media campaign (including public service time slots on radio and television); (2) convene national or regional conferences; (3) prepare and disseminate information (including summaries, comparisons, analyses, and cost-benefit projections) concerning the efficacy of technology-related assistance; (4) encourage others to hold national or regional conferences; (5) develop and maintain recognition programs that are designed to promote public credit to entities that demonstrate an aggressive effort for a sustained time to provide or promote the use of technology-related assistance or the development of assistive technology devices; and (6) other activities considered appropriate by the Secretary. SEC. 223. PRIORITIES.

(a) IN GENERAL.—Beginning in fiscal year 1991, the Secretary shall— (1) establish priorities for activities carried out with assistance under this part; (2) publish such priorities in the Federal Register for the purpose of receiving public comment; and (3) publish such priorities in the Federal Register in final form not later than the date on which the Secretary publishes grant announcements for grants made under this part.

Contracts. 29 USC 2252.

Federal Register, publication. 29 USC 2253.

(b) EXPLANATION OF DETERMINATION OF PRIORITIES.—(Concurrent

with the publication required by subsection (a), the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register an explanation of how the priorities were determined.

PART D—DEMONSTRATION AND INNOVATION PROJECTS SEC. 231. PROGRAM AUTHORIZED. (a) DEMONSTRATION AND INNOVATION PROJECTS.—The Secretary

shall make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, nonprofit and for-profit entities to pay all or part of the cost of establishing or operating demonstration and innovation

29 USC 2261. Contracts.