42 U.S. Code § 3057e–1 - Distribution of funds among tribal organizations
(a) Maintenance of 1991 amounts
Subject to the availability of appropriations to carry out this part, the amount of the grant (if any) made under this part to a tribal organization for fiscal year 1992 and for each subsequent fiscal year shall be not less than the amount of the grant made under this part to the tribal organization for fiscal year 1991.
(b) Use of additional amounts appropriated
If the funds appropriated to carry out this part in a fiscal year subsequent to fiscal year 1991 exceed the funds appropriated to carry out this part in fiscal year 1991, then the amount of the grant (if any) made under this part to a tribal organization for the subsequent fiscal year shall be—
(1) increased by such amount as the Assistant Secretary considers to be appropriate, in addition to the amount of any increase required by subsection (a) of this section, so that the grant equals or more closely approaches the amount of the grant made under this part to the tribal organization for fiscal year 1980; or
In this subsection, the term “covered year” means fiscal year 2006 or a subsequent fiscal year.
(2) Consortia of tribal organizations
If a tribal organization received a grant under this part for fiscal year 1991 as part of a consortium, the Assistant Secretary shall consider the tribal organization to have received a grant under this part for fiscal year 1991 for purposes of subsections (a) and (b), and shall apply the provisions of subsections (a) and (b)(1) (under the conditions described in subsection (b)) to the tribal organization for each covered year for which the tribal organization submits an application under this part, even if the tribal organization submits—
Source(Pub. L. 89–73, title VI, § 614A, as added Pub. L. 102–375, title VI, § 602,Sept. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 1270; amended Pub. L. 103–171, § 3(a)(13),Dec. 2, 1993, 107 Stat. 1990; Pub. L. 109–365, title VI, § 601(a),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2590.)
2006—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–365added subsec. (c).
1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–171substituted “Assistant Secretary” for “Commissioner” in pars. (1) and (2).
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment
Pub. L. 109–365, title VI, § 601(b),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2590, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply to grants awarded under part A of title VI of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 3057b et seq.) during the grant period beginning April 1, 2008, and all subsequent grant periods.”