42 U.S. Code § 300ff–19 - Establishment of program
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(a) In general
The Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, shall make grants for the purpose of providing services described in section 300ff–14 of this title in transitional areas, subject to the same provisions regarding the allocation of grant funds as apply under subsection (c) of such section.
(b) Transitional areas
For purposes of this section, the term “transitional area” means, subject to subsection (c), a metropolitan area for which there has been reported to and confirmed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a cumulative total of at least 1,000, but fewer than 2,000, cases of AIDS during the most recent period of 5 calendar years for which such data are available.
(c) Certain eligibility rules
(1) Fiscal year 2011
With respect to grants under subsection (a) for fiscal year 2011, a metropolitan area that received funding under subpart I for fiscal year 2010 but does not for fiscal year 2011 qualify under such subpart as an eligible area and does not qualify under subsection (b) as a transitional area shall, notwithstanding subsection (b), be considered a transitional area.
(2) Continued status as transitional area
(A) In general
Notwithstanding subsection (b), a metropolitan area that is a transitional area for a fiscal year continues, except as provided in subparagraph (B), to be a transitional area until the metropolitan area fails, for three consecutive fiscal years—
(B) Permitting margin of error applicable to certain metropolitan areas
In applying subparagraph (A)(ii) for a fiscal year after fiscal year 2008, in the case of a metropolitan area that has a cumulative total of at least 1,400 (and fewer than 1,500) living cases of AIDS as of December 31 of the most recent calendar year for which such data is available, such area shall be treated as having met the criteria of such subparagraph if not more than 5 percent of the total from grants awarded to such area under this part is unobligated as of the end of the most recent fiscal year for which such data is available.
(d) Application of certain provisions of subpart I
(1) Administration; planning council
(A) In general
The provisions of section 300ff–12 of this title apply with respect to a grant under subsection (a) for a transitional area to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions apply with respect to a grant under subpart I for an eligible area, except that, subject to subparagraph (B), the chief elected official of the transitional area may elect not to comply with the provisions of section 300ff–12 (b) of this title if the official provides documentation to the Secretary that details the process used to obtain community input (particularly from those with HIV) in the transitional area for formulating the overall plan for priority setting and allocating funds from the grant under subsection (a).
(2) Type and distribution of grants; timeframe for obligation and expenditure of grant funds
(A) Formula grants; supplemental grants
The provisions of section 300ff–13 of this title apply with respect to grants under subsection (a) to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions apply with respect to grants under subpart I, subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C).
(B) Formula grants; increase in grant
(C) Supplemental grants; single program with subpart I program
(i) The Secretary shall combine amounts available pursuant to such subparagraph with amounts available for carrying out section 300ff–13 (b) of this title and shall administer the two programs as a single program.
(ii) In the single program, the Secretary has discretion in allocating amounts between eligible areas under subpart I and transitional areas under this section, subject to the eligibility criteria that apply under such section, and subject to section 300ff–13 (b)(2)(C) of this title (relating to priority in making grants).
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XXVI, § 2609, as added and amended Pub. L. 109–415, title I, § 107(a)(2), title VII, § 703,Dec. 19, 2006, 120 Stat. 2781, 2820; Pub. L. 111–87, §§ 2(a)(1), (3)(A), 4 (a),Oct. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 2885, 2889.)
2009—Pub. L. 111–87, § 2(a)(1), (3)(A), repealed Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, and revived the provisions of this section as in effect on Sept. 30, 2009. See 2006 Amendment note and Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section note below.
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 111–87, § 4(a)(1), in heading substituted “2011” for “2007” and in text substituted “2011” for “2007” in two places and “2010” for “2006”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(A)(ii). Pub. L. 111–87, § 4(a)(2)(A), substituted “subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C), to have a” for “to have a”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(B). Pub. L. 111–87, § 4(a)(2)(B), (C), added subpar. (B). Former subpar. (B) redesignated (C).
Subsec. (c)(2)(C). Pub. L. 111–87, § 4(a)(2)(B), (D), redesignated subpar. (B) as (C) and substituted “Subparagraphs (A) and (B) do not apply” for “Subparagraph (A) does not apply”.
Subsec. (d)(1)(B). Pub. L. 111–87, § 4(a)(3), substituted “2013” for “2009”.
2006—Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, which directed repeal of this section effective Oct. 1, 2009, was itself repealed by Pub. L. 111–87, § 2(a)(1), effective Sept. 30, 2009.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section
For provisions that repeal by section 2(a)(1) ofPub. L. 111–87of section 703 ofPub. L. 109–415be effective Sept. 30, 2009, that the provisions of this section as in effect on Sept. 30, 2009, be revived, and that amendment by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 111–87be applicable to this section as so revived and effective as if enacted on Sept. 30, 2009, see section 2(a)(2), (3) ofPub. L. 111–87, set out as a note under section 300ff–11 of this title.
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