42 U.S. Code § 5714–41 - Authority to make grants

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(a) In general
The Secretary may make grants to nonprofit private agencies for the purpose of providing street-based services to runaway and homeless, and street youth, who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution, or sexual exploitation.
(b) Priority
In selecting applicants to receive grants under subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary shall give priority to public and nonprofit private agencies that have experience in providing services to runaway and homeless, and street youth.


(Pub. L. 93–415, title III, § 351, as added Pub. L. 106–71, § 3(n)(1)(C),Oct. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1040; amended Pub. L. 110–378, § 7,Oct. 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 4071.)

2008—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–378inserted “public and” after “priority to”.


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