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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1982

96 STAT. 1402

Publication in Federal Register.

Publication in Federal Register.

PUBLIC LAW 97-301—OCT. 13, 1982

Earners and Clerical Workers published by the Department of Labor, and rounding the result to the nearest $100. (2) For purposes of paragraph (1) of this subsection, the percentage increase (or decrease) in the Consumer Price Index for Wage Earners and Clerical Workers is the change, expressed as a percent, between the arithmetic mean of such Index for the period from October 1, 1981, through September 80, 1982, and the arithmetic mean of such Index for the period from October 1, 1982, through September 30, 1983. (3) The Secretary of Education shall publish in the Federal Register the changes in amounts allowed as an offset for family size as a consequence of the requirements of this subsection immediately after publication by the Secretary of Labor of the Consumer Price Index for September 1983. (d) If, under subsection (a) or (b), the family contribution schedule for academic year 1983-1984 is required to be the family contribution schedule for academic year 1984-1985, the family contribution schedule for academic year 1983-1984 shall be modified by the Secretary of Education for use for academic year 1984-1985 to reflect the most recent and relevant data. (e) The modified family contribution schedule under this section shall be published in the Federal Register not later than July 15, 1983. VETERANS ELIGIBILITY FOR PELX> GRANTS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 1982 1983

20 USC 1070a note. Ante, p. 845.

95 Stat. 1197, 1198.

SEC. 7. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, such sums as may be necessary not to exceed $30,000,000 of the amount appropriated by Public Law 97-257 for Pell Grants shall be available for the purpose of restoring eligibility for Pell Grants to individuals adversely affected by the modification, pursuant to paragraphs (4) and (5) of section 124 of Public Law 97-92, of the family contribution schedule with respect to the treatment of payments under title 38, United States Code, to such individuals. For the purposes of determining eligibility and amount of Pell Grant awards under this section, only one-third of the benefits received under such title 38 shall be considered as student financial assistance. The Secretary of Education shall take such steps as may be necessary to notify such individuals of restored eligibility and to make appropriate allocations of the reserved sum. LINEAR REDUCTION OP PELL GRANTS

20 USC 1070a.

SEC. 8. (a) Section 41103)(3)(B) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended to read as follows: "(B)(i) If, for any period of any fiscal year, the funds appropriated for payments under this subpart are insufficient to satisfy fully all entitlements, as calculated under subsection (a)(2)(B)(i), the amount paid with respect to each entitlement shall be— "(I) the full amount for any student whose expected family contribution is $200 or less, or "(II) a percentage of that entitlement, as determined in accordance with a schedule of reductions established by the Secretary for this purpose, for any student whose expected family contribution is more than $200.