Support of a center under subsection (a) may be for a period of not to exceed five years. Such period may be extended by the Director for additional periods of not more than five years each if the operations of such center have been reviewed by an appropriate technical and scientific peer review group established by the Director and if such group has recommended to the Director that such period should be extended.
42 U.S. Code § 285a–3. National cancer research and demonstration centers
(a) Cooperative agreements and grants for establishing and supporting
The Director of the Institute may enter into cooperative agreements with and make grants to public or private nonprofit entities to pay all or part of the cost of planning, establishing, or strengthening, and providing basic operating support for centers for basic and clinical research into, training in, and demonstration of advanced diagnostic, prevention, control, and treatment methods for cancer.
(b) Uses for Federal payments under cooperative agreements or grantsFederal payments made under a cooperative agreement or grant under subsection (a) may be used for—
(c) Period of support; additional periods
(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 414, as added Pub. L. 99–158, § 2, Nov. 20, 1985, 99 Stat. 835; amended Pub. L. 100–607, title I, § 123, Nov. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 3055; Pub. L. 107–206, title I, § 804(c), Aug. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 874; Pub. L. 109–482, title I, § 108(b), Jan. 15, 2007, 120 Stat. 3697.)
2007—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–482 added subsec. (d).