Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/118

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114 STAT. 1654A-76 PUBLIC LAW 106-398 —APPENDIX of the performance of the auditing functions of the Naval Audit Service, as the case may be. Subtitle F—Defense Dependents Education SEC. 361. ELIGIBILITY OF DEPENDENTS OF AMERICAN RED CROSS EMPLOYEES FOR ENROLLMENT IN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DOMESTIC DEPENDENT SCHOOLS IN PUERTO RICO. Section 2164 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: " (i) AMERICAN RED CROSS EMPLOYEE DEPENDENTS IN PUERTO RICO.— (1) The Secretary may authorize the dependent of an American Red Cross employee described in paragraph (2) to enroll in an education program provided by the Secretary pursuant to subsection (a) in Puerto Rico if the American Red Cross agrees to reimburse the Secretary for the educational services so provided. "(2) An employee referred to in paragraph (1) is an American Red Cross employee who— "(A) resides in Puerto Rico; and "(B) performs, on a full-time basis, emergency services on behalf of members of the armed forces. "(3) In determining the dependency status of any person for the purposes of paragraph (1), the Secretary shall apply the same definitions as apply to the determination of such status with respect to Federal employees in the administration of this section. "(4) Subsection (g) shall apply with respect to determining the reimbursement rates for educational services provided pursuant to this subsection. Amounts received as reimbursement for such educational services shall be treated in the same manner as amounts received under subsection (g).". SEC. 362. ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES THAT BENE- FIT DEPENDENTS OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES. (a) CONTINUATION OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAM FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001. —Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 301(5). for operation and maintenance for Defense-wide activities, $35,000,000 shall be available only for the purpose of providing educational agencies assistance (as defined in subsection (d)(1)) to local educational agencies. (b) NOTIFICATION.— Not later than June 30, 2001, the Secretary of Defense shall notify each local educational agency that is eligible for educational agencies assistance for fiscal year 2001 of— (1) that agency's eligibility for educational agencies assistance; and (2) the amount of the educational agencies assistance for which that agency is eligible. (c) DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS. —The Secretary of Defense shall disburse funds made available under subsection (a) not later than 30 days after the date on which notification to the eligible local educational agencies is provided pursuant to subsection (b). (d) DEFINITIONS.— In this section: (1) The term "educational agencies assistance" means assistance authorized under section 386(b) of the National