2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 35 - Programs for Older Americans
Subchapter XI - Allotments for Vulnerable Elder Rights Protection Activities
Part B - Native American Organization and Elder Justice Provisions
Sec. 3058aa - Native American program

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 3058aa (2016)
Section Name

§3058aa. Native American program

Section Text

(a) Establishment

The Assistant Secretary, acting through the Director of the Office for American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian Aging, shall establish and carry out a program for—

(1) assisting eligible entities in prioritizing, on a continuing basis, the needs of the service population of the entities relating to elder rights;

(2) making grants to eligible entities to carry out vulnerable elder rights protection activities that the entities determine to be priorities; and

(3) enabling the eligible entities to support multidisciplinary elder justice activities, such as—

(A) establishing a coordinating council, which shall identify the needs of an individual Indian tribe or other Native American group and provide the Assistant Secretary with information and recommendations relating to efforts by the Indian tribe or the governing entity of the Native American group to combat elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation;

(B) providing training, technical assistance, and other methods of support to groups carrying out multidisciplinary efforts for an Indian tribe or other Native American group; and

(C) broadening and studying various models for elder fatality and serious injury review teams, to make recommendations about their composition, protocols, functions, timing, roles, and responsibilities, with a goal of producing models and information that will allow for replication based on the needs of Indian tribes and other Native American groups (other than the ones in which the review teams were used).

(b) Application

In order to be eligible to receive assistance under this section, an entity shall submit an application to the Assistant Secretary, at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Assistant Secretary may require.

(c) Eligible entity

An entity eligible to receive assistance under this section shall be—

(1) an Indian tribe; or

(2) a public agency, or a nonprofit organization, serving older individuals who are Native Americans.

(d) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this part such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2007, and such sums as may be necessary for subsequent fiscal years.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 89–73, title VII, §751, as added Pub. L. 102–375, title VII, §706, Sept. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 1290; amended Pub. L. 103–171, §3(a)(10), Dec. 2, 1993, 107 Stat. 1990; Pub. L. 106–501, title VII, §707, Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2291; Pub. L. 109–365, title VII, §703, Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2592.)

Editorial Notes

AMENDMENTS

2006—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 109–365, §703(1), added par. (3).

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–365, §703(2), substituted "this section" for "this part".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–365, §703(3), substituted "this part" for "this section" and "2007" for "2001".

2000—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–501 amended heading and text of subsec. (d) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: "There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section, $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1992, and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal years 1993, 1994, and 1995."

1993—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 103–171 substituted "Assistant Secretary" for "Commissioner" and "Director of the Office for" for "Associate Commissioner on" in subsec. (a) and "Assistant Secretary" for "Commissioner" in two places in subsec. (b).

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 35 - PROGRAMS FOR OLDER AMERICANS
SUBCHAPTER XI - ALLOTMENTS FOR VULNERABLE ELDER RIGHTS PROTECTION ACTIVITIES
Part B - Native American Organization and Elder Justice Provisions
Sec. 3058aa - Native American program
Contains section 3058aa
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 106 Stat. 1290
107 Stat. 1990
114 Stat. 2291
120 Stat. 2592
Public Law References Public Law 89-73, Public Law 102-375, Public Law 103-171, Public Law 106-501, Public Law 109-365
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