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.

(Pub. L. 88–210, title II, § 222, formerly title III, § 322, as added Pub. L. 109–270, § 1(b), Aug. 12, 2006, 120 Stat. 745; renumbered title II, § 222, Pub. L. 115–224, title II, § 201(a)(5), (7), July 31, 2018, 132 Stat. 1621.)
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.

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.