(a) In generalFrom the amounts appropriated under section 1161i–7 of this title, the Secretary is authorized to award grants to States in accordance with the provisions of this part to enable such States—
to establish a State Task Force described in section 1161i–3 of this title; and
to support activities of the State Task Force described in section 1161i–4 of this title.
(c) Equitable geographic distribution
In awarding grants under this part, the Secretary shall take into consideration providing an equitable geographic distribution of such grants.