20 U.S. Code § 2412. Prohibition on use of funds to induce out-of-State relocation of businesses

No funds provided under this chapter shall be used for the purpose of directly providing incentives or inducements to an employer to relocate a business enterprise from one State to another State if such relocation will result in a reduction in the number of jobs available in the State where the business enterprise is located before such incentives or inducements are offered.

Amendment of Section

Pub. L. 115–224, § 4, title II, § 201(a)(5), (7), July 31, 2018, 132 Stat. 1564, 1621, provided that, effective July 1, 2019, this section is renumbered section 222 of title II of Pub. L. 88–210.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2412, Pub. L. 88–210, title III, § 322, as added Pub. L. 105–332, § 1(b), Oct. 31, 1998, 112 Stat. 3124, prohibited use of funds to induce out-of-State relocation of businesses, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 109–270.

Another prior section 2412, Pub. L. 88–210, title IV, § 412, as added Pub. L. 101–392, title IV, § 406(a), Sept. 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 812, authorized grants for development, production, and distribution of instructional telecommunications materials and services, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–332.

A prior section 322 of Pub. L. 88–210 was classified to section 2382 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this chapter by Pub. L. 105–332.

Another prior section 322 of Pub. L. 88–210 was classified to section 2372 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101–392.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–224 effective July 1, 2019, see section 4 of Pub. L. 115–224, set out as a note under section 2301 of this title.