42 U.S. Code § 300ff–29a - Supplemental grants

(a) In general
For the purpose of providing services described in section 300ff–22 (a) of this title, the Secretary shall make grants to States—
(1) whose applications under section 300ff–27 of this title have demonstrated the need in the State, on an objective and quantified basis, for supplemental financial assistance to provide such services; and
(2) that did not, for the most recent grant year pursuant to section 300ff–28 (a)(1) or 300ff–28 (a)(2)(F)(i) of this title for which data is available, have more than 5 percent of grant funds under such sections canceled, offset under section 300ff–31a (e) of this title, or covered by any waivers under section 300ff–31a (c) of this title.
(b) Demonstrated need
The factors considered by the Secretary in determining whether an eligible area has a demonstrated need for purposes of subsection (a)(1) may include any or all of the following:
(1) The unmet need for such services, as determined under section 300ff–27 (b) of this title.
(2) An increasing need for HIV/AIDS-related services, including relative rates of increase in the number of cases of HIV/AIDS.
(3) The relative rates of increase in the number of cases of HIV/AIDS within new or emerging subpopulations.
(4) The current prevalence of HIV/AIDS.
(5) Relevant factors related to the cost and complexity of delivering health care to individuals with HIV/AIDS in the eligible area.
(6) The impact of co-morbid factors, including co-occurring conditions, determined relevant by the Secretary.
(7) The prevalence of homelessness.
(8) The prevalence of individuals described under section 300ff–12 (b)(2)(M) of this title.
(9) The relevant factors that limit access to health care, including geographic variation, adequacy of health insurance coverage, and language barriers.
(10) The impact of a decline in the amount received pursuant to section 300ff–28 of this title on services available to all individuals with HIV/AIDS identified and eligible under this subchapter.
(c) Priority in making grants
The Secretary shall provide funds under this section to a State to address the decline in services related to the decline in the amounts received pursuant to section 300ff–28 of this title consistent with the grant award to the State for fiscal year 2006, to the extent that the factor under subsection (b)(10) (relating to a decline in funding) applies to the State.
(d) Report on the awarding of supplemental funds
Not later than 45 days after the awarding of supplemental funds under this section, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report concerning such funds. Such report shall include information detailing—
(1) the total amount of supplemental funds available under this section for the year involved;
(2) the amount of supplemental funds used in accordance with the hold harmless provisions of section 300ff–28 (a)(2) of this title;
(3) the amount of supplemental funds disbursed pursuant to subsection (c);
(4) the disbursement of the remainder of the supplemental funds after taking into account the uses described in paragraphs (2) and (3); and
(5) the rationale used for the amount of funds disbursed as described under paragraphs (2), (3), and (4).
(e) Core medical services
The provisions of section 300ff–22 (b) of this title apply with respect to a grant under this section to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions apply with respect to a grant made pursuant to section 300ff–28 (a)(1) of this title.
(f) Applicability of grant authority
The authority to make grants under this section applies beginning with the first fiscal year for which amounts are made available for such grants under section 300ff–31b (b)(1) of this title.

Source

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVI, § 2620, as added and amended Pub. L. 109–415, title II, § 205(2), title VII, § 703,Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2797, 2820; Pub. L. 111–87, §§ 2(a)(1), (3)(A), 5 (c)(2), 8 (a)(2), (b)(2)(D),Oct. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 2885, 2891, 2893, 2894.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 2620 of act July 1, 1944, was renumbered section 2621 and is classified to section 300ff–30 of this title.
Another prior section 2620 of act July 1, 1944, was classified to section 300ff–30 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–146.
Amendments

2009—Pub. L. 111–87, § 2(a)(1), (3)(A), repealed Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, and revived the provisions of this section as in effect on Sept. 30, 2009. See 2006 Amendment note and Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section note below.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 111–87, §§ 5(c)(2), 8 (a)(2), (b)(2)(D), substituted “300ff–28(a)(2)(F)(i)” for “300ff–28(a)(2)(G)(i)”, “5 percent” for “2 percent”, and “canceled, offset under section 300ff–31a (e) of this title,” for “canceled”.
2006—Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, which directed repeal of this section effective Oct. 1, 2009, was itself repealed by Pub. L. 111–87, § 2(a)(1), effective Sept. 30, 2009.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section

For provisions that repeal by section 2(a)(1) ofPub. L. 111–87of section 703 ofPub. L. 109–415be effective Sept. 30, 2009, that the provisions of this section as in effect on Sept. 30, 2009, be revived, and that amendment by sections 5(c)(2) and 8(a)(2), (b)(2)(D) ofPub. L. 111–87be applicable to this section as so revived and effective as if enacted on Sept. 30, 2009, see section 2(a)(2), (3) ofPub. L. 111–87, set out as a note under section 300ff–11 of this title.

 

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