20 U.S. Code § 1128 - Equitable distribution of certain funds
The Secretary shall make excellence the criterion for selection of grants awarded under section 1122 of this title.
To the extent practicable and consistent with the criterion of excellence, the Secretary shall award grants under this part (other than section 1122 of this title) in such a manner as will achieve an equitable distribution of funds throughout the United States.
The Secretary shall also award grants under this part in such manner as to ensure that an appropriate portion of the funds appropriated for this part (as determined by the Secretary) are used to support undergraduate education.
A prior section 1128, Pub. L. 89–329, title VI, § 610A, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title VI, § 601, July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 728, authorized appropriations for this part, prior to the general amendment of this part by Pub. L. 105–244.
Another prior section 1128, Pub. L. 89–329, title VI, § 608, Nov. 8, 1965, 79 Stat. 1265, provided the process of judicial review in event of State dissatisfaction in equipment grant program, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 96–374.