42 U.S. Code § 285n–2 - National Alcohol Research Centers; mandatory grant for research of effects of alcohol on elderly
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(a) Designation; procedures applicable for approval of applications
The Secretary acting through the Institute may designate National Alcohol Research Centers for the purpose of interdisciplinary research relating to alcoholism and other biomedical, behavioral, and social issues related to alcoholism and alcohol abuse. No entity may be designated as a Center unless an application therefor has been submitted to, and approved by, the Secretary. Such an application shall be submitted in such manner and contain such information as the Secretary may reasonably require. The Secretary may not approve such an application unless—
(1) the application contains or is supported by reasonable assurances that—
(A) the applicant has the experience, or capability, to conduct, through biomedical, behavioral, social, and related disciplines, long-term research on alcoholism and other alcohol problems and to provide coordination of such research among such disciplines;
(B) the applicant has available to it sufficient facilities (including laboratory, reference, and data analysis facilities) to carry out the research plan contained in the application;
(C) the applicant has facilities and personnel to provide training in the prevention and treatment of alcoholism and other alcohol problems;
(D) the applicant has the capacity to train predoctoral and postdoctoral students for careers in research on alcoholism and other alcohol problems;
(E) the applicant has the capacity to conduct courses on alcohol problems and research on alcohol problems for undergraduate and graduate students, and for medical and osteopathic, nursing, social work, and other specialized graduate students; and
(F) the applicant has the capacity to conduct programs of continuing education in such medical, legal, and social service fields as the Secretary may require. 
(b) Annual grants; amount; limitation on uses
The Secretary shall, under such conditions as the Secretary may reasonably require, make annual grants to Centers which have been designated under this section. No funds provided under a grant under this subsection may be used for the purchase of any land or the purchase, construction, preservation, or repair of any building. For the purposes of the preceding sentence, the term “construction” has the meaning given that term by section 292a (1)  of this title. The Secretary shall include in the grants made under this section for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1981, a grant to a designated Center for research on the effects of alcohol on the elderly.
 So in original. The period probably should be “; and”.
 See References in Text note below.
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 464J, formerly title V, § 511, formerly Pub. L. 91–616, title V, § 503, formerly § 504, as added Pub. L. 94–371, § 7,July 26, 1976, 90 Stat. 1039; amended Pub. L. 95–622, title I, § 110(d),Nov. 9, 1978, 92 Stat. 3420; Pub. L. 96–180, § 16,Jan. 2, 1980, 93 Stat. 1305; renumbered § 503 ofPub. L. 91–616and amended Pub. L. 97–35, title IX, § 965(b), (c),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 594; renumbered § 511 of act July 1, 1944, and amended Pub. L. 98–24, § 2(b)(9),Apr. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 179; Pub. L. 99–570, title IV, § 4008,Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207–115; renumbered title IV, § 464J and amended Pub. L. 102–321, title I, § 122(d),July 10, 1992, 106 Stat. 360; Pub. L. 102–352, § 2(a)(2),Aug. 26, 1992, 106 Stat. 938.)
References in Text
Section 292a of this title, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original a reference to section 701 of act July 1, 1944. Section 701 of that Act was omitted in the general revision of subchapter V of this chapter by Pub. L. 102–408, title I, § 102,Oct. 13, 1992, 106 Stat. 1994. Pub. L. 102–408enacted a new section 701 of act July 1, 1944, relating to statement of purpose, and a new section 702, relating to scope and duration of loan insurance program, which are classified to sections 292 and 292a, respectively, of this title. For provisions relating to definitions, see sections 292o and 295p of this title.
Section was formerly classified to section 290bb–1 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 102–321.
Section was formerly classified to section 4587 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 98–24.
Section was formerly classified to section 4588 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 97–35.
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–352substituted “292a(1)” for “292a(2)”.
Pub. L. 102–321, § 122(d)(2), struck “or rental” before “of any land”.
1986—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–570, § 4008(1), which directed that subsec. (b) be amended by striking out “or rental” before “any land”, could not be executed because “or rental” appeared before “of any land”.
Pub. L. 99–570, § 4008(2), struck out “rental,” before “purchase”.
1983—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–24, § 2(b)(9)(B)(i), struck out direction that, insofar as practicable, the Secretary approve applications under this subsection in a manner resulting in an equitable geographic distribution of Centers.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–24, § 2(b)(9)(B)(ii), (iii), struck out provision that no annual grant to any Center might exceed $1,500,000, and made a technical amendment to reference to section 292a of this title to reflect the transfer of this section to the Public Health Service Act.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–24, § 2(b)(9)(B)(iv), struck out subsec. (c) which authorized $6,000,000 for each of fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1977, 1978, and 1979, $8,000,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1980, and $9,000,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1981.
1981—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–35, § 965(b), inserted provisions relating to grants made for fiscal years beginning after Sept. 30, 1981.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–180, § 16(a), substituted: in first sentence “biomedical, behavioral, and social issues related to alcoholism and alcohol abuse” for “alcohol problems”; in par. (1)(B) “facilities (including laboratory, reference, and data analysis facilities) to carry out the research plan contained in the application” for “laboratory facilities and reference services (including reference services that will afford access to scientific alcohol literature)”; and in par. (1)(E) “medical and osteopathic, nursing, social work, and other specialized graduate students; and” for “medical and osteopathic students and physicians;”, and added par. (1)(F).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 96–180, § 16(b), increased annual grant limitation to $1,500,000 from $1,000,000.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–180, § 16(c), authorized appropriation of $8,000,000 and $9,000,000 for fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1980, and 1981.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–622inserted provision following par. (2) relating to approval of applications under this subsection by the Secretary in a manner which results in equitable geographic distribution of Centers.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendments
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–352effective immediately upon effectuation of amendment made by Pub. L. 102–321, see section 3(1) ofPub. L. 102–352, set out as a note under section 285n of this title.
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