Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/374

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106 STAT. 1254 PUBLIC LAW 102-375—SEPT. 30, 1992 improvement of information and assistance services, and systems of services, operated at the State and local levels; and "(2) make grants to organizations to provide training and technical assistance to State agencies, area agencies on aging, and providers of supportive services— "(A) to support a national telephone access service to inform older mdividuals, families, and caregivers about State and local information and assistance services funded under this Act; and "(B) to support the improvement of information and assistance services, and systems of services, operated at the State and local levels. "(b) APPLICATION.— To be eligible to receive a grant under subsection (a) an agency or organization shall submit an application to the Commissioner at such time, in such manner, and conteining such information as the Commissioner may specify. "(c) GUIDELINES. —The Commissioner shall esteblish guidelines for the operation of the national telephone access service described in subsection (a)(2)(A). "(d) EVALUATION AND REPORT. — "(1) EVALUATION.—The Commissioner shall conduct an evaluation of the effectiveness of the national telephone service described in subsection (a)(2)(A) in providing information and assistance services to older individuals, families, and caregivers about State and local information and assistance services. "(2) REPORT. — Not later than January 1, 1995, the Commissioner shall submit the evaluation described in paragraph (1) to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate.". SEC. 413. SENIOR TRANSPORTATION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM GRANTS. Part B of title IV of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3034-3035g) (as amended by the preceding sections) is amended by adding at the end the following: 42 USC 3035/. •%EC. 429D. SENIOR TRANSPORTATION DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM GRANTS. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT. —The Commissioner shall esteblish and carry out senior transportetion demonstration programs. In carrying out the programs, the Commissioner shall award grants to not fewer than five eligible entities for the purpose of improving the mobility of older individuals and transportetion services for older individuals (referred to in this section as 'senior transportetion services'). "(b) USE OF FUNDS. — Grante made under subsection (a) may be used to— "(1) develop innovative approaches for improving access by older individuals to supportive services under part B of title III, nutrition services under part C of title III, health care, and other importent services; "(2) develop comprehensive and integrated senior transportetion services; and "(3) leverage additional resources for senior transportetion services by— "(A) coordinating various transportetion services; and "(B) coordinating various funding sources for transportetion services, including—