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[H.R. 4344 Introduced in House (IH)]




105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 4344

 To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to extend the authorizations 
        of appropriations for that Act, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 29, 1998

Mr. DeFazio (for himself, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Allen, Mr. Andrews, Mr. 
   Ackerman, Mr. Baldacci, Mr. Barrett of Wisconsin, Mr. Bishop, Mr. 
    Blumenauer, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Borski, Mr. Boswell, Mr. Brady of 
Pennsylvania, Ms. Brown of Florida, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Buyer, Mrs. 
Capps, Ms. Carson, Mr. Chambliss, Mrs. Clayton, Mr. Clay, Mr. Costello, 
  Ms. Danner, Mr. Delahunt, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Dixon, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. 
Engel, Mr. English of Pennsylvania, Mr. Farr of California, Mr. Fattah, 
 Mr. Filner, Mr. Ford, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Frelinghuysen, 
  Mr. Frost, Ms. Furse, Mr. Gejdenson, Mr. Gekas, Mr. Gilchrest, Mr. 
 Green, Mr. Hall of Ohio, Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Hilliard, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. 
Holden, Ms. Hooley of Oregon, Mr. Hulshof, Mr. Hutchinson, Mr. Jackson 
of Illinois, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Jones, Mr. Kanjorski, Ms. 
Kaptur, Mr. Kennedy of Massachusetts, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Mr. 
Kildee, Mr. Kind, Mr. Kingston, Ms. Kilpatrick, Mr. LaFalce, Mr. Lewis 
  of Georgia, Mr. LoBiondo, Ms. Lofgren, Mrs. Lowey, Mr. Manton, Mrs 
    Maloney of New York, Mr. Markey, Mr. Martinez, Mr. Mascara, Mr. 
McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Mr. McHugh, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Meehan, Mrs. Meek 
     of Florida, Mr. Meeks of New York, Mr. Metcalf, Mr. Miller of 
 California, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mrs. Mink of Hawaii, Mr. Moakley, 
  Mrs. Morella, Mr. Murtha, Mr. Nadler, Ms. Norton, Mr. Oberstar, Mr. 
 Olver, Mr. Owens, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Paul, Mr. Payne, Mr. Peterson of 
Minnesota, Mr. Poshard, Mr. Quinn, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Regula, Mr. Roemer, 
Mr. Romero-Barcelo, Mr. Rothman, Ms. Sanchez, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Sandlin, 
Mr. Sawyer, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Scott, Mr. Schumer, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Shays, 
Mr. Skelton, Mr. Adam Smith of Washington, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. 
  Spratt, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Stenholm, Mr. Strickland, Mr. Stokes, Mr. 
 Towns, Mr. Underwood, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Watts of Oklahoma, Mr. Watkins, 
 Mr. Waxman, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Weygand, Mr. Whitfield, and Ms. Woolsey) 
 introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 
                      Education and the Workforce

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to extend the authorizations 
        of appropriations for that Act, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    (a) Federal Council on the Aging.--Section 204(g) of the Older 
Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3015(g)) is amended by striking 
``$300,000 for fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for 
fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''.
    (b) Administration.--Section 215 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3020f) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``fiscal years 1992, 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``fiscal years 1999 
        through 2001''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking paragraph (1) and 
        inserting the following:
            ``(1) $29,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 
        2001; and''.
    (c) Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging.--Section 303 
of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3023) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ``$461,376,000 for 
        fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal 
        years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may 
        be necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001'';
            (2) in subsection (b)--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``$505,000,000 
                for fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary 
                for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting 
                ``such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1999 
                through 2001'';
                    (B) in paragraph (2), by striking ``$120,000,000 
                for fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary 
                for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting 
                ``such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1999 
                through 2001''; and
                    (C) in paragraph (3), by striking ``$15,000,000 for 
                fiscal year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for 
                fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting 
                ``such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1999 
                through 2001'';
            (3) in subsection (d), by striking ``$45,388,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001'';
            (4) in subsection (e), by striking ``the fiscal years 1992, 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``fiscal years 1999 
        through 2001'';
            (5) in subsection (f), by striking ``$25,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''; and
            (6) in subsection (g), by striking ``$15,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''.
    (d) Availability of Surplus Commodities.--Section 311(c)(1)(A) of 
such Act (42 U.S.C. 3030a(c)(1)(A)) is amended by striking 
``$250,000,000 for fiscal year 1992, $310,000,000 for fiscal year 1993, 
$380,000,000 for fiscal year 1994, and $460,000,000 for fiscal year 
1995'' and inserting ``$460,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 
through 2001''.
    (e) Training, Research, and Discretionary Projects and Programs.--
Section 431 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3037) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ``$72,000,000 for 
        fiscal year 1992, and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal 
        years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may 
        be necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``$450,000 for each of 
        fiscal years 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting 
        ``$450,000 for each of fiscal years 1999 through 2001''.
    (f) Community Service Employment for Older Americans.--Section 
508(a)(1) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3056f(a)(1)) is amended by striking 
``$470,671,000 for fiscal year 1992, and such sums as may be necessary 
for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as 
may be necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''.
    (g) Grants for Native Americans.--Section 633(a) of such Act (42 
U.S.C. 3057n(a)) is amended by striking ``$30,000,000 for fiscal year 
1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 
1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
1999 through 2001''.
    (h) Allotments for Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection Activities.--
Section 702 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3058a) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``$40,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001'';
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``$15,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001'';
            (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``$10,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''; and
            (4) in subsection (d), by striking ``$15,000,000 for fiscal 
        year 1992 and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
        1993, 1994, and 1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be 
        necessary for fiscal years 1999 through 2001''.
    (i) Native American Program.--Section 751(d) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 
3058aa(d)) is amended by striking ``$5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992, 
and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 
1995'' and inserting ``such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 
1999 through 2001''.

SEC. 2. TRANSFERS.

    Section 308(b) of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 
3028(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (4)(B)--
                    (A) by striking ``fiscal year 1993, 1994, 1995, or 
                1996'' and inserting ``a fiscal year''; and
                    (B) by striking ``need--'' and all that follows and 
                inserting ``need, an additional 10 percent of the funds 
                so received for the fiscal year.''; and
            (2) in paragraph (5)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``not more 
                than 30 percent for fiscal year 1993, not more than 25 
                percent for fiscal year 1994, not more than 25 percent 
                for fiscal year 1995, and not more than 20 percent for 
                fiscal year 1996'' and inserting ``not more than 20 
                percent for the fiscal year involved''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (B)--
                            (i) by striking ``(B)(i)'' and all that 
                        follows through ``(ii) If'' and inserting ``(B) 
                        If''; and
                            (ii) by striking ``for fiscal year 1996'' 
                        and inserting ``for a fiscal year''.
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