20 U.S. Code § 1059 - Duration of grant
In awarding grants under this part the Secretary shall give priority to applicants who are not already receiving a grant under this part, except that for the purpose of this subsection a grant under subsection (c) and a grant under section 1068c(a)(1) of this title shall not be considered a grant under this part.
Each eligible institution that received a grant under this part for a 5-year period shall not be eligible to receive an additional grant under this part until 2 years after the date on which the 5-year grant period terminates.
A prior section 1059, Pub. L. 89–329, title III, § 313, as added Pub. L. 96–374, title III, § 301, Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1392, provided for duration of grants under this part, prior to the general revision of this subchapter by Pub. L. 99–498.
1998—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–244, § 303(c)(1), inserted “subsection (c) and a grant under” after “this subsection a grant under”.
Pub. L. 105–244, § 301(c)(3), substituted “section 1068c(a)(1)” for “section 1069(a)(1)”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–244, § 303(c)(2), added subsec. (d).
1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–208 inserted before period at end “, except that for the purpose of this subsection a grant under section 1069(a)(1) of this title shall not be considered a grant under this part”.
1992—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 102–325 amended subsecs. (a) and (b) generally, substituting present provisions for provisions which related: in subsec. (a), to the awarding of grants for not to exceed 3, 4, or 5 years; and in subsec. (b), to waiting periods for awarding of subsequent grants.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–208 effective as if included in the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, Pub. L. 102–325, except as otherwise provided, see section 5(a) of Pub. L. 103–208, set out as a note under section 1051 of this title.
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