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Ill STAT. 2622 PUBLIC LAW 105-135—DEC. 2, 1997 "(ii) the total amount of Federal research and development contracts awarded to small business concerns in the State; "(B) the provision of competition outreach support to small business concerns in the State that are involved in research and development; and "(C) the development and dissemination of educational and promotional information relating to the programs under this section to small business concerns in the State, "(t) INCLUSION IN STRATEGIC PLANS.— Program information relating to the SBIR and STTR programs shall be included by each Federal agency in any update or revision required of the Federal agency under section 306(b) of title 5, United States Code.". Effective date. (2) REPEAL. —Effective October 1, 2001, section 9(s) of the Small Business Act (as added by paragraph (1) of this subsection) is repealed. SEC. 502. SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 21(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 648(a)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) by inserting "any women's business center operating pursuant to section 29," after "credit or finance corporation,"; (B) by inserting "or a women's business center operating pursuant to section 29" after "other than an institution of higher education"; and (C) by inserting "and women's business centers operating pursuant to section 29" after "utilize institutions of higher education"; (2) in paragraph (3)— (A) by striking ", but with" and all that follows through "parties." and inserting the following: "for the delivery of programs and services to the small business community. Such programs and services shall be jointly developed, negotiated, and agreed upon, with full participation of both parties, pursuant to an executed cooperative agreement between the Small Business Development Center applicant and the Administration."; and (B) by adding at the end the following: "(C) On an annual basis, the Small Business Development Center shall review and coordinate public and private partnerships and cosponsorships with the Administration for the purpose of more efficiently leveraging available resources on a National and a State basis."; (3) in paragraph (4)(C)-- (A) by striking clause (i) and inserting the following: "(i) IN GENERAL.— "(I) GRANT AMOUNT.—Subject to subclauses (II) and (III), the amount of a grant received by a State under this section shall be equal to the greater of $500,000, or the sum of— "(aa) the State's pro rata share of the national program, based upon the population of the State as compared to the total population of the United States; and