42 U.S. Code § 15423 - Requirements for eligibility

(a) Application
Each State or unit of local government that desires to receive a payment under this subpart for a fiscal year shall submit an application for the payment to the Secretary at such time and in such manner and containing such information as the Secretary shall require.
(b) Contents of application
Each application submitted under subsection (a) of this section shall—
(1) describe the activities for which assistance under this section is sought; and
(2) provide such additional information and certifications as the Secretary determines to be essential to ensure compliance with the requirements of this subpart.
(c) Protection against actions based on information in application
(1) In general
No action may be brought under this chapter against a State or unit of local government on the basis of any information contained in the application submitted under subsection (a) of this section.
(2) Exception for criminal acts
Paragraph (1) may not be construed to limit the liability of a State or unit of local government for criminal acts or omissions.


(Pub. L. 107–252, title II, § 263,Oct. 29, 2002, 116 Stat. 1698.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 107–252, Oct. 29, 2002, 116 Stat. 1666, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 15301 of this title and Tables.


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