20 U.S. Code § 1161i–2 - Grants authorized

(a) In general
From the amounts appropriated under section 1161i–7 of this title, the Secretary is authorized to award grants to States in accordance with the provisions of this part to enable such States—
(1) to establish a State Task Force described in section 1161i–3 of this title; and
(2) to support activities of the State Task Force described in section 1161i–4 of this title.
(b) Competitive basis
Grants under this part shall be awarded on a competitive basis.
(c) Equitable geographic distribution
In awarding grants under this part, the Secretary shall take into consideration providing an equitable geographic distribution of such grants.
(d) Duration
Grants under this part shall be awarded for a period of five years.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–329, title VIII, § 813, as added Pub. L. 110–315, title VIII, § 801,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3398.)

 

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