Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/418

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106 STAT. 1298 PUBLIC LAW 102-375—SEPT. 30, 1992 "(e) The Secretary shall assure that adequate staff and administrative support is provided to carry out the purpose of this title. In determining the staffing levels of the Administration, the Secretary shall consider among other factors the unmet needs of the Native American population, the need to provide adequate oversight and technical assistance to grantees, the need to carry out the activities of the Council, the additional reporting requirements established, and the staffing levels previously maintained in support of the Administration."; (4) by striking section 804 (42 U.S.C. 2991c) and inserting the following:

    • TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING

"SEC. 804. The Commissioner shall provide, directly or through other arrangements— "(1) technical assistance to the public and private agencies in planning, developing, conducting, and administering projects under this title; "(2) short-term in-service training for specialized or other personnel that is needed in connection with projects receiving financial assistance under this title; and "(3) upon denial of a grant application, technical assistance to a potential grantee in revising a grant proposal."; (5) in section 805 (42 U.S.CT. 2991d) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner*; (6) in section 806 (42 U.S.C. 2991d-l) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner"; (7) in section 807 (42 U.S.C. 2991e) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner"; (8) in section 808 (42 U.S.C. 2991f) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner"; (9) in section 809 (42 U.S.C. 2991g) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner^; (10) in section 810 (42 U.S.C. 2991h)— (A) by striking "Secretary" and inserting "Commissioner"; (B) by designating the text as subsection (a); and (C) by adding at the end the following: "(b) If an application is rejected on the grounds that the applicant is ineligible or that activities proposed by the applicant are ineligible for funding, the applicant may appeal to the Secretary, not later than 30 days after the date of receipt of notification of such rejection, for a review of the grounds for such rejection. On appeal, if the Secretary finds that an applicant is eligible or that its proposed activities are eligible, such eligibility shall not be effective until the next cycle of grant proposals are considered by the Administration."; (11) in section 811 (42 U.S.C. 2992)— (A) by striking "Secretary" each place the term appears and inserting "Commissioner*; (B) in subsection (a)— (i) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)", and (ii) by adding at the end the following: "(2) The projects assisted under this title shall be evaluated in accordance with this section not less frequently than at 3-year intervals.";