30 CFR 735.11 - Eligibility for program development grants.
(a) Designation of State agency. In order to receive a program development grant the Governor of a State shall designate in writing to the Director one agency to submit the grant applications, and to receive and administer the grants.
(b) Periods covered by program development grants.
(1) An agency may apply for a program development grant for any period for which it does not have an approved State program. This is limited to periods during -
(i) The initial development of a State program;
(3) The Director shall not approve grants for costs incurred prior to August 3, 1977.