42 U.S. Code § 12513 - Study of program effectiveness
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(a) In general
Not later than 12 months after April 21, 2009, the Comptroller General of the United States shall develop performance measures for each program receiving Federal assistance under the national service laws.
The performance measures developed under subsection (a) shall—
(3) include criteria to evaluate the cost effectiveness of programs receiving assistance under the national service laws;
(4) include criteria to evaluate the administration and management of programs receiving Federal assistance under the national service laws; and
Not later than 2 years after the development of the performance measures under subsection (a), and every 5 years thereafter, the Comptroller General of the United States shall prepare and submit to the authorizing committees and the Corporation’s Board of Directors a report containing an assessment of each such program with respect to the performance measures developed under subsection (a).
In this section:
(1) In general
The terms “authorizing committees”, “Corporation”, and “national service laws” have the meanings given the terms in section 12511 of this title.
The term “program” means an entire program carried out by the Corporation under the national service laws, such as the entire AmeriCorps program carried out under subtitle C. 
 See References in Text note below.
Source(Pub. L. 111–13, title I, § 1712,Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1551.)
References in Text
Subtitle C, referred to in subsec. (d)(2), probably means subtitle C (§ 121 et seq.) of title I of Pub. L. 101–610, which is classified generally to division C (§ 12571 et seq.) of this subchapter. For complete classification of subtitle C to the Code, see Tables.
Section was enacted as part of the Serve America Act, and not as part of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 which comprises this chapter.