The Secretary shall take such steps as the Secretary determines to be appropriate to provide for the orderly transition to the authority of this chapter (as amended by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006) from any authority under the provisions of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998, as in effect on the day before August 12, 2006. The Secretary shall give each eligible agency the opportunity to submit a transition plan for the first fiscal year following August 12, 2006.
Terms Used In 20 USC 2303
- Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
- Secretary: means the Secretary of Commerce. See 19 USC 1441