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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

PUBLIC LAW 94-63—JULY 29, 1975 (4) Payment of grants under this subsection may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement or in installments as the Secretary may determine. (5) There are authorized to be appropriated $8,000,000 for fiscal year 1976 for payments under grants under this subsection. (b)(1) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare may make grants to public and nonprofit private entities to assist them in demonstrating the training of professional and paraprofessional personnel to provide home health services (as defined in section 1861(m) of the Social Security Act). (2) Applications for grants under this subsection shall be in such form and contain such information as the Secretary shall by regulations, prescribe. (3) Payment of grants under this section may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement, or in installments, as the Secretary shall determine. (4) There is authorized to be appropriated $2,000,000 for fiscal year 1976 for payments under grants under this subsection.

89 STAT. 347

Appropriatioa authorization. Grants.

42 USC 1395x. Application.

Appropriation authorization.

COMMITTEE ON MENTAL H E A L T H AND ILLNESS OF THE EIJJERLY

SEC. 603. (a) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Appointment. shall appoint a Committee on Mental Health and Illness of the Elderly 42 USC 289k-2 (hereinafter in this section referred to as the "Committee") to make note. a study of and recommendations respecting— (1) the future needs for mental health facilities, manpower, research, and training to meet the mental health care needs of elderly persons, (2) the appropriate care of elderly persons who are in mental institutions or who have been discharged from such institutions, and (3) proposals for implementing the recommendations of the 1971 White House Conference on Aging respecting the mental health of the elderly. (b) Within one year from the date of enactment of this Act the Report to Secretary shall report to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare congressional of the Senate and the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce committees. of the House of Representatives the findings of the Committee under the study under subsection (a) and the Committee's recommendations under such subsection. (c)(1) The Committee shall be composed of nine members Membership. appointed by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. The Committee shall include at least one member from each of the fields of psychology, psychiatry, social science, social work, and nursing. Each member of the Committee shall by training, experience, or attainments be exceptionally qualified to assist in carrying out the functions of the Committee. (2) Members of the Committee shall receive compensation at a rate eompensation to be fixed by the Secretary, but not exceeding the daily equivalent and travel of the annual rate of basic pay in effect for grade GS-18 of the Gen- expenses. eral Schedule, for each day (including traveltime) during which they 5 USC 5332 note. are engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Committee. While away from their homes or regular places of business in the performance of services for the Committee, members of the Committee shall be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu