42 U.S. Code § 12671 - Projects
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In this section, the term “administrative organization” means a nonprofit private organization that enters into an agreement with the Corporation to carry out this section.
(b) Identification of projects
(1) Estimated number
Not later than March 1, 2002, the administrative organization, after obtaining the guidance of the heads of appropriate Federal agencies, such as the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, shall—
(A) make an estimate of the number of victims killed as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (referred to in this section as the “estimated number”); and
(2) Identified projects
The administrative organization may identify approximately the estimated number of community-based national and community service projects that meet the requirements of subsection (d) of this section. The administrative organization may name projects in honor of victims described in subsection (b)(1)(A) of this section, after obtaining the permission of an appropriate member of the victim’s family and the entity carrying out the project.
(c) Eligible entities
To be eligible to have a project named under this section, the entity carrying out the project shall be a political subdivision of a State, a business, a nonprofit organization (which may be a religious organization), an Indian tribe, or an institution of higher education.
The administrative organization shall name, under this section, projects—
Source(Pub. L. 101–610, title IV, § 401, as added Pub. L. 107–117, div. B, § 1301(b),Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2339; amended Pub. L. 111–13, title I, § 1831(b),Apr. 21, 2009, 123 Stat. 1578.)
A prior section 12671,Pub. L. 101–610, title IV, § 401,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3183, stated sense of Congress concerning State enactment of model Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–210, § 1(a)(1),Oct. 1, 1996, 110 Stat. 3011.
A prior section 12672,Pub. L. 101–610, title IV, § 402,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3183, which set forth the model Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, was renumbered section 22 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 by Pub. L. 104–210, § 1(b),Oct. 1, 1996, 110 Stat. 3012, and is classified to section 1791 of this title.
A prior section 12673,Pub. L. 101–610, title IV, § 403,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3185, provided that model Good Samaritan Food Donation Act was intended only to serve as model law for enactment by States, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and possessions of United States, and that enactment of section 12672 of this title was to have no force or effect in law, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–210, § 1(a)(1),Oct. 1, 1996, 110 Stat. 3011.
2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1831(b)(1), substituted “term ‘administrative organization’ means a nonprofit private organization that enters into an agreement with the Corporation to carry out this section.” for “term ‘Foundation’ means the Points of Light Foundation funded under section 301, or another nonprofit private organization, that enters into an agreement with the Corporation to carry out this section.”
Subsecs. (b), (d), (e). Pub. L. 111–13, § 1831(b)(2), substituted “administrative organization” for “Foundation” wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment