Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 4.djvu/173

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.


PUBLIC LAW 106-501—NOV. 13, 2000 114 STAT. 2235 (C) by inserting "administration, salaries, and expenses of" after "appropriated for"; and (2) by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following: "(b) ELDERCARE LOCATOR SERVICE.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 202(a)(24) (relating to the National Eldercare Locator Service) such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years. "(c) PENSION COUNSELING AND INFORMATION PROGRAMS.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out section 215, such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001 and for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years.". Subtitle B—Amendments to the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1987 SEC. 211. WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE. Title II of the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1987 (42 U.S.C. 3001 note) is amended— (1) by striking section 201; (2) by redesignating sections 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, and 207, as sections 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, and 206, respectively; (3) in section 201 (as redesignated by paragraph (2))— (A) by striking subsections (a), (b), and (c) and inserting the following: "(a) AUTHORITY TO CALL CONFERENCE. —Not later than Deadline. December 31, 2005, the President shall convene the White House Conference on Aging in order to fulfill the purpose set forth in subsection (c) and to make fundamental policy recommendations regarding programs that are important to older individuals and to the families and communities of such individuals. "(b) PLANNING AND DIRECTION. —The Conference described in subsection (a) shall be planned and conducted under the direction of the Secretary, in cooperation with the Assistant Secretary for Aging, the Director of the National Institute on Aging, the Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration, the Social Security Administrator, and the heads of such other Federal agencies serving older individuals as are appropriate. Planning and conducting the Conference includes the assignment of personnel. "(c) PURPOSE. —The purpose of the Conference described in subsection (a) shall be to gather individuals representing the spectrum of thought and experience in the field of aging to— "(1) evaluate the manner in which the objectives of this Act can be met by using the resources and talents of older individuals, of families and communities of such individuals, and of individuals from the public and private sectors; "(2) evaluate the manner in which national policies that are related to economic security and health care are prepared so that such policies serve individuals born from 1946 to 1964 and later, as the individuals become older individuals, including an examination of the Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid programs carried out under titles II, XVIII, and XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 401 et seq., 1395 et seq., and 1396 et seq.) in relation to providing services under this Act, and determine how well such policies respond to the needs of older individuals; and