20 U.S. Code § 7231h - Limitations

§ 7231h.
(a) Duration of awards

A grant under this part shall be awarded for a period that shall not exceed 5 fiscal years.

(b) Limitation on planning funds

A local educational agency, or consortium of such agencies, may expend for planning (professional development shall not be considered to be planning for purposes of this subsection) not more than 50 percent of the grant funds received under this part for the first year of the program and not more than 15 percent of such funds for each of the second and third such years.

(c) Amount

No grant awarded under this part to a local educational agency, or a consortium of such agencies, shall be for more than $15,000,000 for the grant period described in subsection (a).

(d) Timing

To the extent practicable, the Secretary shall award grants for any fiscal year under this part not later than June 1 of the applicable fiscal year.

(Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4408, formerly title V, § 5309, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title V, § 501, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1810; renumbered title IV, § 4408, and amended Pub. L. 114–95, title IV, §§ 4001(b)(3)(A), (B), (D)(iii), 4401(5), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1967, 2015.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 4408 of Pub. L. 89–10 was classified to section 3128 of this title, prior to the general amendment of Pub. L. 89–10 by Pub. L. 103–382.


2015—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 114–95, § 4401(5)(A), substituted “5” for “3”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 114–95, § 4401(5)(B), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “No local educational agency, or consortium of such agencies, awarded a grant under this part shall receive more than $4,000,000 under this part for any 1 fiscal year.”

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–95, § 4401(5)(C), substituted “June” for “July”.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.

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