20 U.S. Code § 1482 - Administrative provisions

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(a) Applicant and recipient responsibilities
(1) Development and assessment of projects
The Secretary shall require that an applicant for, and a recipient of, a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement for a project under part B or C—
(A) involve individuals with disabilities or parents of individuals with disabilities ages birth through 26 in planning, implementing, and evaluating the project; and
(B) where appropriate, determine whether the project has any potential for replication and adoption by other entities.
(2) Additional responsibilities
The Secretary may require a recipient of a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement under part B or C to—
(A) share in the cost of the project;
(B) prepare any findings and products from the project in formats that are useful for specific audiences, including parents, administrators, teachers, early intervention personnel, related services personnel, and individuals with disabilities;
(C) disseminate such findings and products; and
(D) collaborate with other such recipients in carrying out subparagraphs (B) and (C).
(b) Application management
(1) Standing panel
(A) In general
The Secretary shall establish and use a standing panel of experts who are qualified, by virtue of their training, expertise, or experience, to evaluate each application under part B or C that requests more than $75,000 per year in Federal financial assistance.
(B) Membership
The standing panel shall include, at a minimum—
(i) individuals who are representatives of institutions of higher education that plan, develop, and carry out high quality programs of personnel preparation;
(ii) individuals who design and carry out scientifically based research targeted to the improvement of special education programs and services;
(iii) individuals who have recognized experience and knowledge necessary to integrate and apply scientifically based research findings to improve educational and transitional results for children with disabilities;
(iv) individuals who administer programs at the State or local level in which children with disabilities participate;
(v) individuals who prepare parents of children with disabilities to participate in making decisions about the education of their children;
(vi) individuals who establish policies that affect the delivery of services to children with disabilities;
(vii) individuals who are parents of children with disabilities ages birth through 26 who are benefiting, or have benefited, from coordinated research, personnel preparation, and technical assistance; and
(viii) individuals with disabilities.
(C) Term
No individual shall serve on the standing panel for more than 3 consecutive years.
(2) Peer-review panels for particular competitions
(A) Composition
The Secretary shall ensure that each subpanel selected from the standing panel that reviews an application under part B or C includes—
(i) individuals with knowledge and expertise on the issues addressed by the activities described in the application; and
(ii) to the extent practicable, parents of children with disabilities ages birth through 26, individuals with disabilities, and persons from diverse backgrounds.
(B) Federal employment limitation
A majority of the individuals on each subpanel that reviews an application under part B or C shall be individuals who are not employees of the Federal Government.
(3) Use of discretionary funds for administrative purposes
(A) Expenses and fees of non-Federal panel members
The Secretary may use funds available under part B or C to pay the expenses and fees of the panel members who are not officers or employees of the Federal Government.
(B) Administrative support
The Secretary may use not more than 1 percent of the funds appropriated to carry out part B or C to pay non-Federal entities for administrative support related to management of applications submitted under part B or C, respectively.
(c) Program evaluation
The Secretary may use funds made available to carry out part B or C to evaluate activities carried out under part B or C, respectively.
(d) Minimum funding required
(1) In general
Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary shall ensure that, for each fiscal year, not less than the following amounts are provided under parts B and C to address the following needs:
(A) $12,832,000 to address the educational, related services, transitional, and early intervention needs of children with deaf-blindness.
(B) $4,000,000 to address the postsecondary, vocational, technical, continuing, and adult education needs of individuals with deafness.
(C) $4,000,000 to address the educational, related services, and transitional needs of children with an emotional disturbance and those who are at risk of developing an emotional disturbance.
(2) Ratable reduction
If the sum of the amount appropriated to carry out parts B and C, and part E of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 [20 U.S.C. 9567 et seq.] for any fiscal year is less than $130,000,000, the amounts listed in paragraph (1) shall be ratably reduced for the fiscal year.

Source

(Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 682, as added Pub. L. 108–446, title I, § 101,Dec. 3, 2004, 118 Stat. 2797.)
References in Text

The Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), is title I of Pub. L. 107–279, Nov. 5, 2002, 116 Stat. 1941, as amended. Part E of the Act is classified generally to part E (§ 9567 et seq.) of subchapter I of chapter 76 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 9501 of this title and Tables.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1482,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 682, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 149, related to parent training and information centers, prior to the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Another prior section 1482,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 682, as added Pub. L. 99–457, title I, § 101(a),Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1153; amended Pub. L. 100–630, title I, § 108(k),Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3302; Pub. L. 101–476, title IX, § 901(b)(182),Oct. 30, 1990, 104 Stat. 1150; Pub. L. 102–119, §§ 18, 25 (a)(18), (b),Oct. 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 599, 606, 607, related to establishment of State Interagency Coordinating Councils, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(b),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective July 1, 1998.
A prior section 1483,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 683, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 151, which related to community parent resource centers, was omitted in the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Another prior section 1483,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 683, as added Pub. L. 99–457, title I, § 101(a),Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1154; amended Pub. L. 101–476, title IX, § 901(b)(183), (184),Oct. 30, 1990, 104 Stat. 1151; Pub. L. 102–119, § 25(b),Oct. 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 607, related to Federal administration, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(b),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective July 1, 1998.
A prior section 1484,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 684, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 152, which related to technical assistance for parent training and information centers, was omitted in the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Another prior section 1484,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 684, as added Pub. L. 99–457, title I, § 101(a),Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1154; amended Pub. L. 101–476, title IX, § 901(b)(185),Oct. 30, 1990, 104 Stat. 1151; Pub. L. 102–119, §§ 19(a)(1), (b), 25 (b),Oct. 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 600, 601, 607; Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 313(a),Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3935, related to allocation of funds, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(b),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective July 1, 1998.
A prior section 1484a,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 685, as added Pub. L. 102–119, § 21(2),Oct. 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 602; amended Pub. L. 102–321, title I, § 161,July 10, 1992, 106 Stat. 375; Pub. L. 103–448, title II, § 204(w)(2)(B),Nov. 2, 1994, 108 Stat. 4746, related to establishment, composition, functions, etc., of the Federal Interagency Coordinating Council, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(b),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective July 1, 1998.
A prior section 1485,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 685, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 152; amended Pub. L. 106–402, title IV, § 401(b)(1),Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1737, which related to coordinated technical assistance and dissemination, was omitted in the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Another prior section 1485,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 686, formerly § 685, as added Pub. L. 99–457, title I, § 101(a),Oct. 8, 1986, 100 Stat. 1155; renumbered § 686 and amended Pub. L. 102–119, §§ 20, 21 (1),Oct. 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 602, related to authorization of appropriations, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(b),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective July 1, 1998.
A prior section 1486,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 686, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 154, which authorized appropriations, was omitted in the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
A prior section 1487,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 687, as added Pub. L. 105–17, title I, § 101,June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 154, which related to technology development, demonstration, and utilization and media services, was omitted in the general amendment of subchapters I to IV of this chapter by Pub. L. 108–446.
Prior sections 1491 to 1491o, which comprised former subchapter IX of this chapter, were repealed by Pub. L. 105–17, title II, § 203(a),June 4, 1997, 111 Stat. 157, effective Oct. 1, 1998.
Section 1491,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 701, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3937, provided that former subchapter IX of this chapter could be cited as the “Families of Children With Disabilities Support Act of 1994”.
Section 1491a,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 702, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3937, related to findings, purposes, and policy.
Section 1491b,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 703, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3939, related to definitions.
Section 1491c,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 704, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3943, related to grants to States.
Section 1491d,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 705, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3944, related to information and assurances required in application for grant.
Section 1491e,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 706, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3946, related to designation of lead entity by State desiring to receive grant.
Section 1491f,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 707, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3946, related to designation or establishment by State of a State Policy Council for Families of Children with Disabilities and its composition, functions, etc.
Section 1491g,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 708, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3949, related to activities authorized for use of grant funds.
Section 1491h,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 709, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3951, related to creation and submission of strategic plan by lead entity of State in conjunction with State Policy Council.
Section 1491i,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 710, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3952, related to progress criteria and reports.
Section 1491j,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 711, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3952, related to administrative provisions.
Section 1491k,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 712, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3953, related to technical assistance.
Section 1491l,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 713, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3954, related to program evaluation by Secretary.
Section 1491m,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 714, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3955, related to projects of national significance.
Section 1491n,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 715, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3955, related to construction of provisions of subchapters I through VIII of this chapter as being inapplicable to subchapter IX of this chapter.
Section 1491o,Pub. L. 91–230, title VI, § 716, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title III, § 315,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3955, related to authorization of appropriations.

 

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