Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 5.djvu/777

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PUBLIC LAW 102-569—OCT. 29, 1992 106 STAT. 4415 (ii) by striking "Office of Information and Resources for Individuals With Disabilities" and inserting "Office of Deafness and Communicative Disorders"; and (iii) by striking "grants under this section" and inserting "grants"; and (B) by striMng the second sentence; and (2) in paragraph (2)— (A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking "this section" and inserting "paragraph (1)"; (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking "deaf individuals" and inserting "individuals who are deaf and individuals who are deaf-blind"; (C) in subparagraph (C), by adding "and" after the semicolon at the end; (D) by striking subparagraph (D); and (E) by redesignating subparagraph (E) as subparagraph (D). (e) COMPENSATION OF EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS.— Section 302(g) (29 U.S.C. 774(g)) (as so redesignated by subsection (c)) 29 USC 77ia. is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking "rehabilitation facilities" and inserting "community rehabilitation programs"; (2) in paragraph (2), by striking "the daily rate payable for grade GS-18 of the General Schediile under section 5332" and inserting "the daily equivalent of the rate of pay for level 4 of the Senior Executive Service Schedule under section 5382"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(3)(A) Subject to subparagraph (B), at least 15 percent of the swoas appropriated to carry out this section shall be allocated to designated State agencies to be used, directly or indirectly, for projects for in-service training of rehabilitation personnel, including projects designed— "(i) to address recruitment and retention of qualified rehabilitation professionals; "(ii) to provide for succession planning; "(iii) to provide for leadership development and capacity building; and "(iv) for fiscal years 1993 and 1994, to provide training regarding the amendments to this Act made by the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992. "(B) If the allocation to designated State agencies required by subparagraph (A) would result in a lower level of funding for projects being carried out on the date of enactment of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992 by other recipients of funds under this section, the Commissioner may allocate less than 15 percent of the simis described in subparagraph (A) to designated State agencies for such in-service training.". (f) RELATIONSHIP TO TRAINING AcrnvmES. — Section 302 (29 U.S.C. 774) (as amended by subsection (c)) is amended by adding 29 USC 77la. at the end the following: "(i)(1) Consistent with paragraph (2), and consistent with the general authority set forth in this section toftmdtraining activities, nothing in this Act shall be construed to prohibit the Commissioner from exercising authority under this title, or making available