Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 92 Part 2.djvu/673
PUBLIC LAW 9 5 - 5 2 4 ^ 0 C T. 27, 1978
92 STAT. 1953
"CONDITIONS FOR RECEIPT o r FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
"SEC. 203. (a) The Secretary shall not provide financial assistance 29 USC 843, for any fiscal year to a prime sponsor unless the prime sponsor submits a satisfactory comprehensive employment and training plan pursuant to section 103. Ante, p. 1918. "(b) Not more than 6.5 per centum of each prime sponsor's allocation under section 202(a) may be used for programs and activities under part C of this title. "(c)(1) The Secretary shall not provide financial assistance under this title for any fiscal year to a prime sponsor unless the prime sponsor provides assurances that (consistent with needs identified in the prime sponsor's plan submitted under section 103(a)) it shall make agreements with State or local educational agencies or postsecondary educational institutions for the conduct of employment and training programs, which programs may consist of— "(A) vocational training designed to prepare individuals for employment; "(B) instruction in basic cognitive skills necessary to obtain employment or pursue further education or training designed to prepare individuals for employment; "(C) employment of persons in schools controlled by such agencies or in postsecondary institutions; and ' * j * •ir" "(D) such other employment and training activities as may be consistent with the purposes and provisions of this title. "(2) Each such agreement entered into under this subsection shall describe in detail the employment opportunities and appropriate educational, training, or other services to be provided, and shall contain provisions to assure that funds utilized pursuant to the agreement will not supplant State or local funds expended for the same purpose. "(3) In the event a prime sponsor is unable to reach agreements with the appropriate educational agencies or institutions, or in the event such agencies or institutions are dissatisfied with the utilization of their facilities proposed by the prime sponsor, either may request the Secretary to review such arrangements and the Secretary, after affording an opportunity for a hearing and taking into consideration such factors as he considers relevant, may take such action as he deems appropriate within 90 days after receiving such a request. "SUPPLEMENTAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ASSISTANCE
"SEC. 204. (a)(1) From the funds available to him for this section, 29 USC 844. the Secretary shall make grants to Governors to provide financial assistance, through State vocational education boards, to provide needed vocational education services in areas served by prime sponsors, in accordance with an agreement between the State vocational education board and the prime sponsor. "(2) The State vocational education board, prior to making any agreement with a prime sponsor as provided in paragraph (1), shall consult with and obtain the advice and comment of the designated representatives of the State agencies and councils which are required to be involved in the formulation of the five-year State plan for vocational education pursuant to section 107(a)(1) of the Vocational Education Act of 1963. 20 USC 2307. "(b) All of the sums available to carry out this section shall be allocated among the States in the manner provided for allocating funds under section 202(a).
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