The Director of the National Security Agency may make grants to private individuals and institutions for the conduct of cryptologic research. An application for a grant under this section may not be approved unless the Director determines that the award of the grant would be clearly consistent with the national security.
(b) Conduct of program
The grant program established by subsection (a) shall be conducted in accordance with chapter
63 of title
31 to the extent that such chapter is consistent with and in accordance with section
3605 of this title.
(c) Authority limited to availability of appropriated funds
The authority of the Director to make grants under this section is effective for any fiscal year only to the extent that appropriated funds are available for such purpose.
Section was formerly classified in a note under section
402 of this title prior to editorial reclassification as this section.
In subsec. (b), “chapter
63 of title
31” substituted for “the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977 (41 U.S.C. 501 et seq.)” and “such chapter” substituted for “such Act” on authority of Pub. L. 97–258, § 4(b),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1067, the first section of which enacted Title 31, Money and Finance.
Section effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 806 ofPub. L. 97–89, set out as a note under section
1621 of Title
10, Armed Forces.
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