42 U.S. Code § 12655h - Preference for certain projects

(a) In general
In the consideration of applications submitted under section 12655b of this title, the Corporation shall give preference to programs that—
(1) will provide long-term benefits to the public;
(2) will instill a work ethic and a sense of public service in the participants;
(3) will be labor intensive, and involve youth operating in crews;
(4) can be planned and initiated promptly; and
(5) will enhance skills development and educational level and opportunities for the participants.
(b) Special rule
In the consideration of applications under this division the Corporation shall ensure the equitable treatment of both urban and rural areas.


(Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 199H, formerly § 129,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3146; renumbered § 199I, renumbered § 199H, and amended Pub. L. 103–82, title I, § 101(a), (e)(1), (7), (8)(B),Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 788, 815, 816.)

Section was formerly classified to section 12549 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(a).
Prior Provisions

A prior section 199H ofPub. L. 101–610was classified to section 12655g of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(e)(8)(A).

1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(e)(1), (7), in introductory provisions, substituted “Corporation” for “Commission” and “section 12655b” for “section 12543”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–82, § 101(e)(1), substituted “Corporation” for “Commission”.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–82effective Oct. 1, 1993, see section 123 ofPub. L. 103–82, set out as a note under section 1701 of Title 16, Conservation.

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