Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/378

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110 STAT. 1321-231 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 educational agencies may use all, or any part of, their part C allocation for competitive grants to local educational agencies: Provided further, That the Department of Education should only support instructional programs which ensure that students completely master English in a timely fashion (a period of three to five years) while meeting rigorous achievement standards in the academic content areas. Territories. Gra nts. Gra nts. SPECIAL EDUCATION For carrying out parts B, C, D, E, F, G, and H and section 610(j)(2)(C) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, $3,245,447,000, of which $3,000,000,000 shall become available for obligation on July 1, 1996, and shall remain available through September 30, 1997: Provided, That notwithstanding section 621(e), funds made available for section 621 shall be distributed among each of the regional centers and the Federal center in proportion to the amount that each such center received in fiscal year 1995: Provided further. That the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau shall be considered public or private nonprofit entities or organizations for the purpose of parts C, D, E, F, and G of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Provided further. That, from the funds available under section 611 of the Act, the Secretary shall award grants, for which Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau shall be eligible, to carry out the purposes set forth in section 601(c) of the Act, and that the amount of funds available for such grants shall be equal to the amount that the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau would be eligible to receive if they were considered jurisdictions for the purpose of section 611(e) of the Act: Provided further, That the Secretary shall award grants in accordance with the recommendations of the entity specified in section 1121(b)(2)(A) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, including the provision of administrative costs to such entity not to exceed five percent: Provided further. That to be eligible for a competitive award under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau must meet the conditions applicable to States under part B of the Act. REHABILITATION SERVICES AND DISABILITY RESEARCH For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act, and the Helen Keller National Center Act, as amended, and the 1996 Paralympics Games, $2,456,120,000 of which $7,000,000 will be used to support the Paralympics Games: Provided, That $1,000,000 of the funds provided for Special Demonstrations shall be used to continue the two head injury centers that were first funded under this program in fiscal year 1992.