freely associated States

(1) Outlying areas and freely associated States (A) Funds reserved From the amount appropriated for any fiscal year under subsection (i), the Secretary shall reserve not more than 1 percent, which shall be used— (i) to provide assistance to the outlying areas in accordance with their respective populations of individuals aged 3 through 21; and (ii) to provide each freely associated State a grant in the amount that such freely associated State received for fiscal year 2003 under this subchapter, but only if the freely associated State meets the applicable requirements of this subchapter, as well as the requirements of section 1411(b)(2)(C) of this title as such section was in effect on the day before December 3, 2004 . (B) Special rule The provisions of Public Law 95–134 , permitting the consolidation of grants by the outlying areas, shall not apply to funds provided to the outlying areas or the freely associated States under this section. (C) Definition In this paragraph, the term “freely associated States” means the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau.


20 USC § 1411(b)(1)

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