7 U.S. Code § 5102 - Matching grants to States
Within 60 days after the Secretary certifies the State as a qualifying State under section 5101(b) of this title, the Secretary shall provide financial assistance to the State, in accordance with subsection (b), for the operation and administration of the mediation program.
Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary shall pay to a State under subsection (a) not more than 70 percent of the cost of the operation and administration of the mediation program within the State.
Each State that receives an amount paid under subsection (a) shall use that amount only for the operation and administration of the mediation program of the State with respect to which the amount was paid.
If the Secretary determines that a State has not complied with subsection (c), such State shall not be eligible for additional financial assistance under this chapter.
2000—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–472 designated existing provisions as par. (1), inserted heading, and added par. (2).
1994—Subsecs. (a), (b)(1), (c). Pub. L. 103–354 struck out “agricultural loan” before “mediation program”.
1992—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 102–554, § 22(1), substituted “70” for “50”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–554, § 22(2), inserted before period at end “with respect to which the amount was paid”.
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