Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/351

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PUBLIC LAW 102-375—SEPT. 30, 1992 106 STAT. 1231 (2) in subparagraph (D) by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(E) the plan contains assurances that area agencies on aging will give priority to legal assistance related to income, health care, long-term care, nutrition, housing, utilities, protective services, defense of guardianship, abuse, neglect, and age discrimination.". (i) PROGRAMS FOR PREVENTION OF ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND EXPLOITATION. —Section 307(a)(16) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(16)) is amended in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)— (1) by striking "that" the first place it appears and inserting a comma; and (2) by striking ", if funds are not appropriated under section 303(g) for a fiscal year, provide that for such" and inserting "provide for a". (j) LEGAL ASSISTANCE DEVELOPER. —Section 307(a)(18) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(18)) is amended by inserting "(one of whom shall be known as a legal assistance developer)" after "personnel". (k) EXPENDITURES UNDER STATE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM. — Section 307(a)(21) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(21)) is amended to read as follows: "(21) The plan shall provide assurances that the State agency, in carrying out the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman program under section 307(a)(12), will expend not less than the total amount expended by the agency in fiscal year 1991 in carrying out such a program under this title.". (1) OUTREACH AND INFORMATION.—Section 307(a)(24) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(24)) is amended to read as follows: "(24) The plan shall provide assurances that the State agency will require outreach efforts that will— "(A) identify individuals eligible for assistance under this Act, with special emphasis on— "(i) older individuals residing in rural areas; " (ii) older individuals with greatest economic need (with particular attention to low-income minority individuals); "(iii) older individuals with greatest social need (with particular attention to low-income minority individuals); " (iv) older individuals with severe disabilities; " (v) older individuals with limited English-speaking ability; and " (vi) older individuals with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders with neurological and organic brain dysfunction (and the caretakers of such individuals); and "(B) inform the older individuals referred to in clauses (i) through (vi) of subparagraph (A), and the caretakers of such individuals, of the availability of such assistance;". (m) ELDER RIGHTS REQUIREMENTS.— Section 307(a)(30) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3027(a)(30)) is amended to read as follows: