Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 5.djvu/888

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112 STAT. 3646 PUBLIC LAW 105-394—NOV. 13, 1998 (d) REPORTS AND UPDATES TO STATE AGENCIES. —An entity that receives a grant under this section shall prepare and submit to the lead agency the report described in subsection (c) and quarterly updates concerning the activities described in subsection (c). (e) COORDINATION.— On making a grant under this section to an entity in a State, the Secretary shall solicit and consider the opinions of the lead agency of the State designated under section 101(d) with respect to efforts at coordination, collaboration, and promoting outcomes between the lead agency and the entity that receives the grant under this section. 29 USC 3013. SEC. 103. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. (a) REVIEW OF PARTICIPATING ENTITIES. — (1) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall assess the extent to which entities that receive graints pursuant to this title are complying with the applicable requirements of this title and achieving the goals that are consistent with the requirements of the grant programs under which the entities applied for the grants. (2) ONSITE VISITS OP STATES RECEIVING CERTAIN GRANTS.— (A) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall conduct an onsite visit for each State that receives a grant under section 101 and that would have been in the third or fourth year of a second extension grant under the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Act of 1988 if that Act had been reauthorized for that fiscal year, prior to the end of that year. (B) UNNECESSARY VISITS, —The Secretary shall not be required to conduct a visit of a State described in subparagraph (A) if the Secretary determines that the visit is not necessary to assess whether the State is making significant progress toward development and implementation of a comprehensive statewide program of technology-related assistance. (3) ADVANCE PUBLIC NOTICE. —The Secretary shall provide advance public notice of an onsite visit conducted under paragraph (2) and solicit public comment through such notice from targeted individuals, regarding State goals and related activities to achieve such goals funded through a grant made under section 101. (4) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.— At a minimum, the visit shall allow the Secretary to determine the extent to which the State is making progress in meeting State goals and maintaining a comprehensive statewide program of technology- related assistance consistent with the purposes described in section 2(b)(1). (5) PROVISION OF INFORMATION. - TO assist the Secretary in carrying out the responsibilities of the Secretary under this section, the Secretary may require States to provide relevant information. (b) CORRECTIVE ACTION AND SANCTIONS.— (1) CORRECTIVE ACTION. — If the Secretary determines that an entity fails to substantially comply with the requirements of this title with respect to a grant program, the Secretary shall assist the entity through technical assistance funded under section 104 or other means, within 90 days after such determination, to develop a corrective action plan.