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Public Law 111-213
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
     To provide a technical adjustment with respect to funding for 
independent living centers under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in order 
  to ensure stability for such centers. <<NOTE: July 29, 2010 -  [H.R. 
                                5610]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Independent 
Living Centers Technical Adjustment Act.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 29 USC 701 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Independent Living Centers Technical 
Adjustment Act''.
SEC. 2. INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS TECHNICAL ADJUSTMENT.

    (a) Grants <<NOTE: 29 USC 796f-1 note.>> to Centers for Independent 
Living in States in Which Federal Funding Exceeds State Funding.--
            (1) In general.--If the conditions described in paragraph 
        (2) are satisfied with respect to a State, in awarding funds to 
        existing centers for independent living (described in section 
        722(c) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f-1(c))) 
        in the State, the Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services 
        Administration--
                    (A) in fiscal year 2010--
                          (i) shall distribute among such centers funds 
                      appropriated for the centers for independent 
                      living program under part C of title VII of the 
                      Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et 
                      seq.) by any Act other than the American Recovery 
                      and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) in 
                      the same proportion as such funds were distributed 
                      among such centers in the State in fiscal year 
                      2009, notwithstanding section 722(e) of the 
                      Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f-1(e)) 
                      and any contrary provision of a State plan 
                      submitted under section 704 of such Act (29 U.S.C. 
                      796c); and
                          (ii) shall disregard any funds provided to 
                      such centers from funds appropriated by the 
                      American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for 
                      the centers for independent living program under 
                      part C of title VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 
                      1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et seq.); and
                    (B) in fiscal year 2011 and subsequent fiscal years, 
                shall disregard any funds provided to such centers from 
                funds appropriated by the American Recovery and 
                Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) for the 
                centers for independent living program under part C of 
                title

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                VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et 
                seq.).
            (2) Conditions.--The conditions described in this paragraph 
        are the following:
                    (A) The <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Commissioner receives a 
                request from the State, not later than August 5, 2010, 
                jointly signed by the State's designated State unit 
                (referred to in section 704(c) of such Act (29 U.S.C. 
                796c(c))) and the State's Statewide Independent Living 
                Council (established under section 705 of such Act (29 
                U.S.C. 796d)), for the Commissioner to disregard any 
                funds provided to centers for independent living in the 
                State from funds appropriated by the American Recovery 
                and Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the centers for 
                independent living program under part C of title VII of 
                the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et seq.).
                    (B) The Commissioner is not conducting a competition 
                to establish a new part C center for independent living 
                with funds appropriated by the American Recovery and 
                Reinvestment Act of 2009 in the State.

    (b) Grants to Centers for Independent Living in States in Which 
State Funding Equals or Exceeds Federal Funding.--In awarding funds to 
existing centers for independent living (described in section 723(c) of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f-2(c))) in a State, the 
director of the designated State unit that has approval to make such 
awards--
            (1) in fiscal year 2010--
                    (A) may distribute among such centers funds 
                appropriated for the centers for independent living 
                program under part C of title VII of the Rehabilitation 
                Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et seq.) by any Act other 
                than the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 
                in the same proportion as such funds were distributed 
                among such centers in the State in fiscal year 2009, 
                notwithstanding section 723(e) of the Rehabilitation Act 
                of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f-2(e)) and any contrary provision 
                of a State plan submitted under section 704 of such Act 
                (29 U.S.C. 796c); and
                    (B) may disregard any funds provided to such centers 
                from funds appropriated by the American Recovery and 
                Reinvestment Act of 2009 for the centers for independent 
                living program under part C of title VII of the 
                Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 796f et seq.); and
            (2) in fiscal year 2011 and subsequent fiscal years, may 
        disregard any funds provided to such centers from funds 
        appropriated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 
        2009 for the centers for independent living program under

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        part C of title VII of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 
        796f et seq.).

    Approved July 29, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5610:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            June 30, considered and passed House.
            July 27, considered and passed Senate, amended.
            July 28, House concurred in Senate amendment.

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