42 U.S. Code § 280h - Grants to promote childhood nutrition and physical activity
The Secretary, acting though the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall award competitive grants to States and political subdivisions of States for the development and implementation of State and community-based intervention programs to promote good nutrition and physical activity in children and adolescents.
A grant awarded under subsection (a) shall be for a term of 3 years.
In this section, the term “children and adolescents” means individuals who do not exceed 18 years of age.
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2001 through 2005.
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