42 U.S. Code § 5001 - Grants and contracts for volunteer service projects
In no event shall the required proportion of the local contribution (including in-kind contributions) for a grant or contract made under this section be more than 10 per centum in the first year of assistance under this section, 20 per centum in the second such year, and 30 per centum in any subsequent such years: Provided, however, That the Director may make exceptions in cases of demonstrated need, determined (in accordance with regulations which the Director shall prescribe) on the basis of the financial capability of a particular recipient of assistance under this section, to permit a lesser local contribution proportion than any required contribution proportion established by the Director in generally applicable regulations.
The Director shall not award any grant or contract under this part for a project in any State to any agency or organization unless, if such State has a State agency established or designated pursuant to section 3025(a)(1) of this title, such agency itself is the recipient of the award or such agency has been afforded at least forty-five days in which to review the project application and make recommendations thereon.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, volunteer service under this part shall not be deemed employment for any purpose which the Director finds is not fully consistent with the provisions and in furtherance of the purpose of this part.
The Chief Executive Officer shall develop procedures by which programs assisted under this section may receive training and technical assistance, which may include regular monitoring visits to assist programs in meeting the performance measures, outcomes, and criteria.
 So in original. Probably should be “performance”.
2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2143(1)(A), substituted “share their experiences, abilities, and skills to improve their communities and themselves through service in their communities,” for “avail themselves of opportunities for volunteer service in their community,” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2143(1)(B), struck out “, and individuals 60 years of age or older will be given priority for enrollment,” before “as volunteers”.
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2143(1)(C), substituted “designed and implemented” for “established and will be carried out” and “field of service to be provided, as well as persons who have expertise in the management of volunteers and the needs of older individuals.” for “field of service involved, and of persons with interest in and knowledge of the needs of older persons.”
Subsecs. (e) to (j). Pub. L. 111–13, § 2143(2), added subsecs. (e) to (j).
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–82, § 343(1), substituted “retired individuals and working older individuals” for “retired persons” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 103–82, § 343(2), substituted “55 years of age or older” for “aged sixty or over” and inserted “, and individuals 60 years of age or older will be given priority for enrollment,” after “will be enrolled”.
1989—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–204, § 902(2)(A), substituted “projects” for “programs” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(3), (4). Pub. L. 101–204, § 902(2)(B), substituted “project” for “program”.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–288, § 14(a), substituted “the Director” for “he” in two places in provisions before par. (1).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–288, § 14(b), substituted “and 30 per centum in any subsequent such years” for “30 per centum in the third such year, 40 per centum in the fourth such year, and 50 per centum in any subsequent such years”.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–478, § 402(a)(1), substituted reference to section “3025(a)(1)” for “3024(a)(1)” of this title.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–478, § 402(a)(1), (2), substituted reference to section “3025(a)(1)” for “3024(a)(1)” of this title and decreased period for review to “forty-five” from “sixty” days.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95–478, § 402(a)(3), added subsec. (d).
1974—Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 93–351 added subsec. (b) and redesignated former subsec. (b) as (c).
[For termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.]