42 U.S. Code § 300n–1 - Description of intended uses of grant

The Secretary may not make a grant under section 300k of this title unless—
(1) the State involved submits to the Secretary a description of the purposes for which the State intends to expend the grant;
(2) the description identifies the populations, areas, and localities in the State with a need for the services or activities described in section 300k (a) of this title;
(3) the description provides information relating to the services and activities to be provided, including a description of the manner in which the services and activities will be coordinated with any similar services or activities of public and private entities; and
(4) the description provides assurances that the grant funds will be used in the most cost-effective manner.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XV, § 1505, as added Pub. L. 101–354, § 2,Aug. 10, 1990, 104 Stat. 414; amended Pub. L. 103–43, title XX, § 2008(c)(2),June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 211; Pub. L. 103–183, title I, § 101(g)(2),Dec. 14, 1993, 107 Stat. 2229; Pub. L. 105–392, title IV, § 401(b)(6),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3587.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 300n–1, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XV, § 1532, as added Jan. 4, 1975, Pub. L. 93–641, § 3, 88 Stat. 2251; amended Oct. 8, 1976, Pub. L. 94–460, title I, § 117(a), 90 Stat. 1954; Nov. 9, 1978, Pub. L. 95–619, title III, § 303(b), (c), 92 Stat. 3248; Oct. 4, 1979, Pub. L. 96–79, title I, §§ 103(d), 116, 117(b)(5), 93 Stat. 595, 610, 620; Dec. 17, 1980, Pub. L. 96–538, title III, § 310, 94 Stat. 3192, provided for procedures and criteria for review of proposed health system changes, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–660, title VII, § 701(a),Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3799, effective Jan. 1, 1987.

1998—Par. (3). Pub. L. 105–392struck out “nonprofit” before “private entities”.
1993—Par. (3). Pub. L. 103–183, § 101(g)(2)(A), substituted “public and nonprofit private entities; and” for “public or nonprivate entities (and additionally, in the case of services and activities under section 300k (a)(1) of this title, with any similar services or activities of private entities); and”.
Pub. L. 103–43inserted before semicolon “(and additionally, in the case of services and activities under section 300k (a)(1) of this title, with any similar services or activities of private entities)”.
Par. (4). Pub. L. 103–183, § 101(g)(2)(B), inserted “will” after “grant funds”.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–392deemed to have taken effect immediately after enactment of Pub. L. 103–183, see section 401(e) ofPub. L. 105–392, set out as a note under section 242m of this title.

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