Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/359

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PUBLIC LAW 106-170—DEC. 17, 1999 113 STAT. 1877 (B) EXISTING AGREEMENTS.— Nothing in subparagraph (A) or the amendments made by subsection (a) shall be construed to limit, impede, or othervsdse affect any agreement entered into piu'sueint to section 222(d)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 422(d)(2)) before the date of the enactment of this Act with respect to services provided pursuant to such agreement to beneficiaries receiving services under such agreement as of such date, except with respect to services (if any) to be provided after 3 years after the effective date provided in subsection (c). (e) SPECIFIC REGULATIONS REQUIRED.— 42 USC (1) IN GENERAL.— The Commissioner of Social Security shall I320b-19 note. prescribe such regulations as are necessary to implement the amendments made by this section. (2) SPECIFIC MATTERS TO BE INCLUDEID IN REGULATIONS. — The matters which shall be addressed in such regulations shall include— (A) the form and manner in which tickets to work and self-sufficiency may be distributed to beneficiaries pursuant to section 1148(b)(1) of the Social Security Act; (B) the format and wording of such tickets, which shall incorporate by reference any contractual terms governing service by employment networks under the Program; (C) the form and manner in which State agencies may elect participation in the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Progrsim pursuant to section !L148(c)(l) of such Act and provision for periodic opportunities for exercising such elections; (D) the status of State agencies mider section 1148(c)(1) of such Act at the time that State agencies exercise elections under that section; (E) the terms of agreements to be entered into with program managers pursuant to section 1148(d) of such Act, including— (i) the terms by which program msuiagers are precluded from direct participation in the delivery of services pursuant to section 1148(d)(3) of such Act; (ii) standards which must be met by quality assurance measures referred to in paragraph (6) of section 1148(d) of such Act and methods of recruitment of employment networks utilized pursuant to paragraph (2) of section 1148(e) of such Act; and (iii) the format under which (Uspute resolution will operate under section 1148(d)(7) of such Act; (F) the terms of agreements to be entered into with employment networks pursuant to section 1148(d)(4) of such Act, including— (i) the manner in which service areas are specified pursuant to section 1148(f)(2)(A) of such Act; (ii) the general selection criteria and the specific selection criteria which are applicable to employment networks under section 1148(f)(1)(C) of such Act in selecting service providers; (iii) specific requirements relating to annual financial reporting by emplo5ment networks pursuant to section 1148(f X3) of such Act; and