Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/729

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PUBLIC LAW 102-569—OCT. 29, 1992 106 STAT. 4367 facilitate the accomplishment of the employment goals and objectives of an individual. "(F) Individuals with disabilities and their advocates are full partners in the vocational rehabilitation program and must be involved on a regular basis and in a meaningful manner with respect to policy development and implementation. "(G) Accountability measures must facilitate and not impede the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the program, including providing vocational rehabilitation services to, among others, individuals with the most severe disabilities.", (b) REAUTHORIZATION.— Section 100 (29 U.S.C. 720) is amended— (1) by amending subsection (b) to read as follows: "(b)(1) For the purpose of making grants to States under part B (other than grants under section 112) to assist States in meeting the costs of vocational rehabilitation services provided in accordance with State plans under section 101, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993 through 1997, except that the amount to be appropriated for a fiscal year shall not be less than the amount of the appropriation under this subsection for the immediately preceding nscal year, plus the amount of the Consumer Price Index addition determined under subsection (c) for the immediately preceding fiscal year. "(2) There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out part Appropriation C such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993 through authorization. 1997."; (2) in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of subsection (c)(2), by striking "authorized to be appropriated under subsection (b)(D for the subsequent fiscal year is the amount authorized to be" each place the term appears and inserting "to be appropriated under subsection (b) for the subsequent fiscal year shall be at least the amount"; and (3) in subsection (d)(1)(B)— (A) by striking "1992" the first place the term appears and inserting "1997"; and (B) by striking "or the amount authorized to be appropriated for such program for fiscal year 1992, whichever is higher,". (c) TABLE OF CONTENTS.— The table of contents relating to the Act is amended by striking the item relating to section 100 and inserting the following: "Sec. 100. Declaration of policy; authorization of appropriations.". SEC. 122. STATE PLANS. (a) PERIOD. —The first sentence of section 101(a) (29 U.S.C. 721(a)) is amended by striking "for a three-year period" and all that follows and inserting the following: "for a 3-year period, or shall submit the plan on such date, and at such regular intervals, as the Secretary may determine to be appropriate to coincide with the intervals at which the State submits State plans under other Federal laws, such as part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1411 et seq.). In order to be eligible to participate in programs under this title, a State, upon the request of the Commissioner, shall make such annual revisions in the plan as may be necessary.". (b) STATE AGENCY. —Section lOl(a)(l)(A) (29 U.S.C. 721(a)(l)(A)) is amended—