In making grants and entering into contracts for any fiscal year under section 241 of this title for projects described in section 300b–1 of this title the Secretary shall give special consideration to applications from entities that received grants from, or entered into contracts with, the Secretary for the preceding fiscal year for the conduct of comprehensive sickle cell centers or sickle cell screening and education clinics.
42 U.S. Code § 300b–3. Application; special consideration to prior sickle cell anemia grant recipients
A prior section 300b–3, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XI, § 1104, as added May 16, 1972, Pub. L. 92–294, § 3(c), 86 Stat. 138; amended Aug. 29, 1972, Pub. L. 92–414, § 4(3), 86 Stat. 652, authorized grants to be made upon application to Secretary and required supervision of programs by applicant, confidentiality of test results, medical records and other information obtained from treated person, community representation in programs, assurances by applicant that priority will be given to persons of child bearing years, and demonstration by applicant of proper fiscal control and accounting procedures, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–278, title IV, § 403(a), Apr. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 407.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–35, § 2193(b)(3), struck out subsec. (b) which related to grants and contracts under section 300b of this title. Former subsec. (c) was redesignated (b) and, as so redesignated, struck out reference to section 300b of this title.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–626, § 205(c)(1), inserted requirement that application contain assurances for an evaluation whether performed by applicant or by Secretary and that grant or contract be made available on less than a statewide or regional basis.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–626, § 205(c)(2), added subsec. (d).