20 U.S. Code § 6363 - Allotment of appropriated funds
The Secretary shall first use such funds to award grants, on a competitive basis, to State educational agencies or consortia of State educational agencies that have submitted applications described in subparagraph (B) to enable such States to carry out the activities described in subparagraphs (C), (H), (I), (J), (K), and (L) of section 6361(a)(2) of this title.
A State, or a consortium of States, that desires a competitive grant under subparagraph (A) shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time and in such manner as the Secretary may reasonably require. The application shall demonstrate that the requirements of this section will be met for the uses of funds described under subparagraph (A).
In determining the amount of a grant under subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall ensure that a State or consortium’s grant, as the case may be, shall include an amount that bears the same relationship to the total funds available to carry out this subsection for the fiscal year as the number of students aged 5 through 17 in the State, or, in the case of a consortium, in each State that comprises the consortium, (as determined by the Secretary on the basis of the most recent satisfactory data) bears to the total number of such students in all States.
Any amounts remaining after the Secretary awards funds under paragraph (1) shall be allotted to each State, or consortium of States, that did not receive a grant under such paragraph, in an amount that bears the same relationship to the remaining amounts as the number of students aged 5 through 17 in the State, or, in the case of a consortium, in the States of the consortium, (as determined by the Secretary on the basis of the most recent satisfactory data) bears to the total number of such students in all States.
In this part, the term “State” means each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
In making funds available to States under this part, the Secretary shall comply with the prohibitions described in section 7909 of this title.
 So in original. Probably should be “section”.
A prior section 6363, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1203, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title I, § 101, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1543; amended Pub. L. 110–154, § 1(c)(3), Dec. 21, 2007, 121 Stat. 1828; Pub. L. 113–128, title V, § 512(i)(1), July 22, 2014, 128 Stat. 1708, related to applications for State formula grants, prior to the general amendment of this part by Pub. L. 114–95.
Another prior section 6363, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1203, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3579; amended Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 204(b)], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–337, 2681–409; Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(4) [div. B, title XVI, § 1604(f), (g)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–330, related to State Even Start programs, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.
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