If a local government entity, Indian tribe, Regional Corporation, or Native Hawaiian entity has, before December 21, 2000, a Local Council or a regional entity that is comparable to the Local Council described in paragraph (1), the entity, tribe, or corporation may designate the council or entity as a Local Council under this chapter, and shall be considered to have established a Local Council in compliance with this subsection.
20 U.S. Code § 9413 - Local administration
(a) Local Council
(1) In generalTo be eligible to receive funds under this chapter, a local government entity, Indian tribe, Regional Corporation, or Native Hawaiian entity, as appropriate, shall establish or designate a Local Council, which shall be composed of—
representatives of local agencies directly affected by early learning programs assisted under this chapter;
(2) Designating existing entity
(1) Administrative costs
(2) Fiscal agent