31 U.S. Code § 7101 - Purposes

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§ 7101.
The purposes of this chapter are to—
enable States, local governments, and private nonprofit organizations to use assistance of the United States Government more effectively and efficiently;
adapt the assistance more readily to particular needs through wider use of projects that are supported by more than one executive agency, assistance program, or appropriation of the United States Government; and
encourage Federal-State arrangements under which local governments and private nonprofit organizations may more effectively and efficiently combine Federal and State resources to support projects of common interest to those local governments and those organizations.
(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1035.)

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Dec. 5, 1974, Pub. L. 93–510, § 2, 88 Stat. 1604.

In the chapter, the words “executive agency” are substituted for “Federal agency” because of the definition in section 102 of the revised title. The words “assistance program” are substituted for “Federal assistance programs” because of the definition in section 7102 of the revised title.

In the section, the words “resources available from” and “It is the further purpose of this chapter” are omitted as unnecessary because of the restatement.


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