42 U.S. Code § 9926 - Projects to expand the number of job opportunities available to certain low-income individuals

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(a) In general
The Secretary of Health and Human Services (in this section referred to as the “Secretary”) shall enter into agreements with nonprofit organizations (including community development corporations) submitting applications under this section for the purpose of conducting projects in accordance with subsection (b) of this section to create employment opportunities for certain low-income individuals.
(b) Nature of project
(1) Each nonprofit organization conducting a project under this section shall provide technical and financial assistance to private employers in the community to assist them in creating employment and business opportunities for those individuals eligible to participate in the projects as described in this subsection.
(2) For purposes of this section, a nonprofit organization is any organization (including a community development corporation) exempt from taxation under section 501 (a) of title 26 by reason of paragraph (3) or (4) of section 501(c) of such title.
(3) A low-income individual eligible to participate in a project conducted under this section is any individual eligible to receive assistance under the program funded part  [1] A of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 601 et seq.] of the State in which the individual resides and any other individual whose income level does not exceed 100 percent of the official poverty line as defined by the Office of Management and Budget and revised in accordance with section 9902 (2) of this title.
(c) Content of applications; selection priority
(1) Each nonprofit organization submitting an application under this section shall, as part of such application, describe—
(A) the technical and financial assistance that will be made available under the project conducted under this section;
(B) the geographic area to be served by the project;
(C) the percentage of low-income individuals (as described in subsection (b) of this section) and individuals receiving assistance under a State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 601 et seq.] in the area to be served by the project; and
(D) unemployment rates in the geographic areas to be served and (to the extent practicable) the jobs available and skills necessary to fill those vacancies in such areas.
(2) In approving applications under this section, the Secretary shall give priority to applications proposing to serve those areas containing the highest percentage of individuals receiving assistance under a State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 601 et seq.].
(d) Administration
Each nonprofit organization participating in a project conducted under this section shall provide assurances in its agreement with the Secretary that it has or will have a cooperative relationship with the agency responsible for administering the the  [2] State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 601 et seq.] in the area served by the project.
(e) Authorization of appropriations
For the purpose of conducting projects under this section, there is authorized to be appropriated an amount not to exceed $25,000,000 for any fiscal year.


[1]  So in original. Probably should be “under part”.

[2]  So in original.

Source

(Pub. L. 100–485, title V, § 505,Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2404; Pub. L. 101–508, title V, § 5063,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–232; Pub. L. 103–432, title II, § 261(a),Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4467; Pub. L. 104–193, title I, § 112,Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2176; Pub. L. 105–33, title V, § 5515,Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 620.)
References in Text

The Social Security Act, referred to in subsecs. (b)(3), (c)(1)(C), (2), and (d), is act Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620, as amended. Part A of title IV of the Act is classified generally to part A (§ 601 et seq.) of subchapter IV of chapter 7 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1305 of this title and Tables.
Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 9910d of this title. Prior to such classification, section was set out as a note under section 1315 of this title.
Section was enacted as part of the Family Support Act of 1988, and not as part of the Community Services Block Grant Act which comprises this chapter.
Amendments

1997—Subsec. (c)(1)(C), (2). Pub. L. 105–33which directed the amendment of Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(5), was executed to that section as if the amendment were retroactive to the effective date of the amendment by Pub. L. 104–193to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 1996 Amendment notes below.
1996—Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(1), struck out “Demonstration” before “projects” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(2), (3), substituted “shall enter into agreements with” for “in each of the fiscal years 1990, 1991, and 1992, shall enter into agreements with not less than 5 nor more than 10” and “conducting projects” for “conducting demonstration projects”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(2), struck out “demonstration” after “organization conducting a”.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(4), substituted “assistance under the program funded part A of title IV of the Social Security Act of the State in which the individual resides” for “aid to families with dependent children under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act”.
Subsec. (c)(1)(C). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(5)(A), as amended by Pub. L. 105–33, substituted “assistance under a State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act” for “aid to families with dependent children under title IV of the Social Security Act”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(5)(B), as amended by Pub. L. 105–33, substituted “assistance under a State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act” for “aid to families with dependent children under title IV of such Act”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(2), (6), struck out “demonstration” after “organization participating in a” and substituted “the State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act” for “job opportunities and basic skills training program (as provided for under title IV of the Social Security Act)”.
Subsecs. (e) to (g). Pub. L. 104–193, § 112(7), added subsec. (e) and struck out former subsec. (e) which related to duration of demonstration projects under this section, subsec. (f) which required evaluation of the success of each demonstration project, and subsec. (g) which authorized appropriations for the conduct of demonstration projects for each of fiscal years 1990 to 1996.
1994—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 103–432, § 261(a)(1), substituted “6-year period” for “3-year period”.
Subsec. (f)(2). Pub. L. 103–432, § 261(a)(2), substituted “January 1, 1995” for “January 1, 1993”.
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 103–432, § 261(a)(3), substituted “1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996” for “1991, and 1992”.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–508, § 5063(1), inserted “in each of the fiscal years 1990, 1991, and 1992,” before “shall”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–508, § 5063(2), substituted “September 30 of the fiscal year specified in the agreement described in subsection (a) of this section” for “September 30, 1989”.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–193effective July 1, 1997, with transition rules relating to State options to accelerate such date, rules relating to claims, actions, and proceedings commenced before such date, rules relating to closing out of accounts for terminated or substantially modified programs and continuance in office of Assistant Secretary for Family Support, and provisions relating to termination of entitlement under AFDC program, see section 116 ofPub. L. 104–193, as amended, set out as an Effective Date note under section 601 of this title.
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–432, title II, § 261(b),Oct. 31, 1994, 108 Stat. 4467, provided that: “The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 1993.”

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