42 U.S. Code § 300d–5 - Competitive grants for trauma systems for the improvement of trauma care
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(a) In general
The Secretary, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, may make grants to States, political subdivisions, or consortia of States or political subdivisions for the purpose of improving access to and enhancing the development of trauma care systems.
(b) Use of funds
The Secretary may make a grant under this section only if the applicant agrees to use the grant—
(1) to integrate and broaden the reach of a trauma care system, such as by developing innovative protocols to increase access to prehospital care;
(3) to expand communications between the trauma care system and emergency medical services through improved equipment or a telemedicine system;
In selecting among States, political subdivisions, and consortia of States or political subdivisions for purposes of making grants under this section, the Secretary shall give preference to applicants that—
(4) agree to participate in information systems described in section 300d–3 of this title by collecting, providing, and sharing information.
In making grants under this section, the Secretary shall give priority to applicants that will use the grants to focus on improving access to trauma care systems.
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XII, § 1203, as added Pub. L. 110–23, § 5,May 3, 2007, 121 Stat. 91; amended Pub. L. 111–148, title III, § 3504(a)(1),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 518.)
A prior section 300d–5, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XII, § 1206, as added Nov. 16, 1973, Pub. L. 93–154, § 2(a), 87 Stat. 598; amended Oct. 21, 1976, Pub. L. 94–573, §§ 7, 14 (2), 90 Stat. 2713, 2718; Nov. 10, 1978, Pub. L. 95–626, title II, § 210(c), 92 Stat. 3588; Dec. 12, 1979, Pub. L. 96–142, title I, § 104(c), 93 Stat. 1068, set forth general provisions respecting grants and contracts, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97–35, title IX, § 902(d)(1), (h),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 560, 561, effective Oct. 1, 1981.
A prior section 1203 of act July 1, 1994, was renumbered section 1202 and is classified to section 300d–3 of this title.
Another prior section 1203 of act July 1, 1994, was renumbered section 1202 and was classified to section 300d–2 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 110–23.
2010—Pub. L. 111–148inserted “for trauma systems” after “grants” in section catchline and substituted “Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response” for “Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration” in subsec. (a).
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