Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 1.djvu/74

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Ill STAT. 50 PUBLIC LAW 105-17-JUNE 4, 1997 "(ii) an assurance that, notwithstanding any other provision of this part, it will use those funds only for the direct provision of special education and related services to children with disabilities and to enhance its capacity to make a free appropriate public education available to all children with disabilities; "(iii) the identity of the source and amount of funds, in addition to funds under this part, that it will make available to ensure that a free appropriate public education is available to all children with disabilities within its jurisdiction; and "(iv) such other information and assurances as the Secretary may require. " (D) TERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY.— Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the freely associated States shall not receive any funds under this part for any program year that begins after September 30, 2001. "(E) ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS.— The Secretary may provide not more than five percent of the amount reserved for grants under this paragraph to pay the administrative costs of the Pacific Region Educational Laboratory under subparagraph (B). "(3) LIMITATION. —An outlying area is not eligible for a competitive award under paragraph (2) unless it receives assistance under paragraph (1)(A). "(4) SPECIAL RULE.—The provisions of Public Law 95-134, permitting the consolidation of grants by the outlying areas, shall not apply to funds provided to those areas or to the freely associated States under this section. "(5) ELIGIBILITY FOR DISCRETIONARY PROGRAMS.— The freely associated States shall be eligible to receive assistance under 1 subpart 2 of part D of this Act until September 30, 2001. "(6) DEFINITION.— As used in this subsection, the term 'freely associated States' means the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. "(c) SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR. — From the amount appropriated for any fiscal year under subsection (j), the Secretary shall reserve 1.226 percent to provide assistance to the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with subsection (i). "(d) ALLOCATIONS TO STATES.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — After reserving funds for studies and evaluations under section 674(e), and for payments to the outly- ing areas and the Secretary of the Interior under subsections (b) and (c), the Secretary shall allocate the remaining amount among the States in accordance with paragraph (2) or subsection (e), as the case may be. "(2) INTERIM FORMULA.— Except as provided in subsection (e), the Secretary shall allocate the amount described in paragraph (1) among the States in accordance with section 611(a)(3), (4), and (5) and (b)(1), (2), and (3) of this Act, as in effect prior to the enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997, except that the determination of the number of children with disabilities receiving special education and related services under such section 611(a)(3) may, at the State's discretion, be calculated as of the last