42 U.S. Code § 3796bb - Rural drug enforcement assistance
Rural drug enforcement assistance
(a) Of the total amount appropriated for this section in any fiscal year:
50 percent shall be allocated to and shared equally among rural States as described in subsection (b) of this section; and
(2) 50 percent shall be allocated to the remaining States for use in nonmetropolitan areas within those States, as follows:
For the purpose of this section, the term “rural State” means a State that has a population density of fifty-two or fewer persons per square mile or a State in which the largest county has fewer than one hundred and fifty thousand people, based on the decennial census of 1990 through fiscal year 1997.