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PUBLIC LAW 102-375—SEPT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 1219 of home care services, or representatives of such officers or of organizations representing such officers; and (5) other individuals wim relevant expertise. (d) USE OF INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE.— The Secretary shall request the National Academy of Sciences, through the Institute of Medicine, to establish, appoint, and provide administrative support for the committee under an arrangement under which the actual expenses incurred by the Academy in ctunying out such functions will be paid by the Secretary. If the National Academv of Sciences is willing to do so, the Secretary shall enter into such arrangement with the Academy. (e) INVOLVEMENT OF OTHERS.— (1) MEMBERS AND OFFICIALS. —The committee shall conduct its work in a manner that provides for consultation with Members of Congress or their representatives, officials of the Department of Health and Human Services, and officials of State and local governments who are not members of the committee. (2) INDIVIDUAL OR ORGANIZATION WITH EXPERTISE.— The committee may consult with any individual or organization with expertise relating to the issues involved in the activities of the committee. (f) REPORT.—Not later than 20 months after an arrangement is entered into under subsection (d), the committee shall submit, to the Secretary, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the President pro tempore of the Senate, a report containing the results of the study referred to in subsection (a). (g) AUTHORIZATION.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for subsequent fiscal years. TITLE III—STATE AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMS ON AGING SEC. 301. PURPOSE OF GRANTS FOR STATE AND COMMUNITY PRO- GRAMS ON AGING. Section 301(a) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3021(a)) is amended to read as follows: (a)(1) It is the purpose of this title to encourage and assist State agencies and area agencies on aging to concentrate resources in order to develop greater capacity and foster the development and implementation of comprehensive and coordinated systems to serve older individuals by entering into new cooperative arrangements in each State with the persons described in paragraph (2), for the planning, and for the provision of, supportive services, and multipurpose senior centers, in order to— "(A) secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity in a home environment for older individuals capable of self care with appropriate supportive services; "(B) remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older individuals; "(C) provide a continuum of care for vulnerable older individuals; and "(D) secure the opportunity for older individuals to receive managed in-home and community-based long-term care services. "(2) The persons referred to in paragraph (1) include—