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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1978

PUBLIC LAW 95-561—NOV. 1, 1978

92 STAT. 2229

TITLE IV—AMENDMENT TO TITLE IV OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 LIBRARIES, LEARNING RESOURCES, EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION AND SUPPORT

SEC. 401. Title IV of the Act is amended to read as follows: "TITLE IV—EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT, RESOURCES, AND SUPPORT "PART A—GENERAL PROVISIONS "PURPOSE

"SEC. 401. I t is the purpose of this title to provide financial assist- 20 USC 3081. ance to State and local educational agencies— "(1) to strengthen the quality of elementary and secondary education through support of locally initiated projects and activities designed to improve educational practices; "(2) to assist local educational agencies in the acquisition of necessary books, materials, library resources, and instructional equipment; and "(3) to strengthen and expand programs of counseling and guidance services and testing of students in elementary and secondary schools. uAUTHORIZATION

OF APPROPRIATIONS

"SEC. 402. (a)(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph (2), there is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for obligation by the Commissioner during fiscal year 1980 and for each succeeding fiscal year ending prior to October 1, 1983, for the purpose of making grants under part B, relating to instructional materials and school library resources. "(2) No funds are authorized to be appropriated under this subsection for obligation by the Commissioner during any fiscal year unless— " (A)(i) the aggregate amount which would be appropriated under this subsection is at least equal to the aggregate amount appropriated for obligation by the Commissioner during the preceding fiscal year in which part B was in effect, or " (ii) in the case of appropriations under this subsection for the first fiscal year in which part B is effective, such amount is at least equal to the aggregate amount appropriated for obligation by the Commissioner for the fiscal year 1974, or for the preceding fiscal year, whichever is higher, under title II of this Act, and under title III (except for section 305) of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, and "(B) the sums appropriated pursuant to this subsection are included in an Act making appropriations for the fiscal year prior to the fiscal year in which such sums will be obligated, and are made available for expenditure prior to the beginning of such fiscal year. "(3) Whenever the requirements of paragraph (2) are not met, the Commissioner shall carry out programs under title II of this Act and under title III (except for section 305) of the National Defense Edu-

Grants, ^^ ^^^ 3082.

Ante, p. 2201. 20 USC 441.