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(a) Grants for initiation, expansion, and improvement of programs and projects.
The Commissioner is authorized to make grants pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter for the purpose of assisting the States in the initiation, expansion, and improvement of programs and projects for the education of handicapped children at the preschool, elementary school, and secondary school levels.
For the purpose of making grants under this subchapter there is authorized to be appropriated $200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971, $210,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, and $220,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973. (Pub. L. 91-230, title VI, § 611, Apr. 13, 1970, 84 Stat. 178.)
(a) Additional appropriation for outlying areas; payments to Secretary of Interior; allotment among States; "States" defined.
(1) There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each fiscal year for the purposes of this paragraph an amount equal to not more than 3 per centum of the amount appropriated for such year for payments to States under section 1411(b) of this title. The Commissioner shall allot the amount appropriated pursuant to this paragraph among—
(A) Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, according to their respective needs, and
(B) for each fiscal year ending prior to July 1, 1972, the Secretary of the Interior, according to the need for such assistance for the education of handicapped children on reservations serviced by elementary and secondary schools operated for Indian children by the Department of the Interior and the terms upon which payments for such purposes shall be made to the Secretary of the Interior shall be determined pursuant to such criteria as the Commissioner determines will best carry out the purposes of this subchapter.
(2) From the total amount appropriated pursuant to section 1411 (b) of this title for any fiscal year the Commissioner shall allot to each State an amount which bears the same ratio to such amount as the number of children aged three to twenty-one, inclusive, in the State bears to the number of such children in all the States, except that no State shall be allotted less than $200,000 or three-tenths of 1 per centum of such amount available for allotment to the States, whichever is greater. For purposes of this paragraph and subsection (b) of this section, the term "State" shall not include the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, or the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.