42 U.S. Code § 3147 - Grants for training, research, and technical assistance
(a) In general
On the application of an eligible recipient, the Secretary may make grants for training, research, and technical assistance, including grants for program evaluation and economic impact analyses, that would be useful in alleviating or preventing conditions of excessive unemployment or underemployment.
(2) Types of assistance
Grants under paragraph (1) may be used for—
(F) studies evaluating the needs of, and development potential for, economic growth of areas that the Secretary determines have substantial need for the assistance;
(G) studies that evaluate the effectiveness of coordinating projects funded under this chapter with projects funded under other Acts;
(3) Cooperation requirement
(b) Methods of provision of assistance
In providing research and technical assistance under this section, the Secretary, in addition to making grants under subsection (a) of this section, may—
Source(Pub. L. 89–136, title II, § 207, as added Pub. L. 105–393, title I, § 102(a),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3604; amended Pub. L. 108–373, title II, § 205,Oct. 27, 2004, 118 Stat. 1761.)
2004—Subsec. (a)(2)(G) to (I). Pub. L. 108–373, § 205(a), added subpars. (G) and (H) and redesignated former subpar. (G) as (I).
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 108–373, § 205(b), added par. (3) and struck out heading and text of former par. (3). Text read as follows: “In the case of a project assisted under this section, the Secretary may reduce or waive the non-Federal share, without regard to section 3144 or 3145 of this title, if the Secretary finds that the project is not feasible without, and merits, such a reduction or waiver.”
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