42 U.S. Code § 9838 - Submission of plans to chief executive officer

In carrying out the provisions of this subchapter, no contract, agreement, grant, or other assistance shall be made for the purpose of carrying out a Head Start program within a State unless a plan setting forth such proposed contract, agreement, grant, or other assistance has been submitted to the chief executive officer of the State, and such plan has not been disapproved by such officer within 45 days of such submission, or, if disapproved (for reasons other than failure of the program to comply with State health, safety, and child care laws, including regulations applicable to comparable child care programs in the State), has been reconsidered by the Secretary and found by the Secretary to be fully consistent with the provisions and in furtherance of the purposes of this subchapter, as evidenced by a written statement of the Secretary’s findings that is transmitted to such officer. Funds to cover the costs of the proposed contract, agreement, grant, or other assistance shall be obligated from the appropriation which is current at the time the plan is submitted to such officer. This section shall not, however, apply to contracts, agreements, grants, loans, or other assistance to any institution of higher education in existence on August 13, 1981. This section shall not apply to contracts, agreements, grants, loans, or other assistance for Indian Head Start programs or migrant or seasonal Head Start programs.

Source

(Pub. L. 97–35, title VI, § 643,Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 502; Pub. L. 101–501, title I, § 110,Nov. 3, 1990, 104 Stat. 1231; Pub. L. 102–401, § 2(k)(4),Oct. 7, 1992, 106 Stat. 1959; Pub. L. 105–285, title I, § 111,Oct. 27, 1998, 112 Stat. 2718; Pub. L. 110–134, § 12,Dec. 12, 2007, 121 Stat. 1414.)
Amendments

2007—Pub. L. 110–134inserted at end “This section shall not apply to contracts, agreements, grants, loans, or other assistance for Indian Head Start programs or migrant or seasonal Head Start programs.”
1998—Pub. L. 105–285, in first sentence, substituted “45 days” for “30 days” and “disapproved (for reasons other than failure of the program to comply with State health, safety, and child care laws, including regulations applicable to comparable child care programs in the State)” for “so disapproved” and inserted “, as evidenced by a written statement of the Secretary’s findings that is transmitted to such officer” before period.
1992—Pub. L. 102–401substituted “such officer” for “the such officer” in two places.
1990—Pub. L. 101–501substituted “chief executive officer” for first reference to “Governor” and “such officer” for second and third references to “Governor”.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–401effective Oct. 7, 1992, but not applicable with respect to fiscal years beginning before Oct. 1, 1992, see section 4 ofPub. L. 102–401, set out as a note under section 9835 of this title.
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–501effective Oct. 1, 1990, see section 1001(a) ofPub. L. 101–501, set out as a note under section 8621 of this title.

 

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