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Sec. 5307.* Special Purpose Grants [* Section 107 of the Act]


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From the U.S. Code
[Laws in effect as of January 20, 1999]
[CITE: 42USC5307]
  1. Set-aside
    1. In general

      For each fiscal year (except as otherwise provided in this paragraph), of the total amount provided in appropriation Acts under section  5303 of this title for the fiscal year, $60,000,000 shall be set aside for grants under subsection (b) of this section for such year for the following purposes:
      1. $7,000,000 shall be available for grants under subsection (b)(1) of this section;
         
      2. $6,500,000 shall be available for grants under subsection (b)(3) of this section;
         
      3. $6,000,000 shall be available for grants under subsection (b)(5) of this section;
         
      4. $6,000,000 shall be available in fiscal year 1993 for grants under subsection (b)(7) of this section;
         
      5. $3,000,000 shall be available for grants under subsection (c) of this section;
         
      6. such sums as may be necessary shall be available for grants under paragraphs (2), (4), and (6) of subsection (b) of this section;
         
      7. $2,000,000 shall be available in fiscal year 1993 for a grant to the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, subject to the approval of sufficient amounts in an appropriation Act and to binding commitments made by the City of Bridgeport and the State of Connecticut that the city and State, respectively, will supplement such amount with $2,000,000 of additional funds; and
         
      8. $7,500,000 shall be available to carry out the Community Outreach Partnership Act of 1992.
    2. Treatment of grants

      Any grants made under this section shall be in addition to any other grants that may be made under this chapter to the same entities for the same purposes.
       
  2. Permissible uses of funds

    From amounts set aside under subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary is authorized to make grants--
    1. in Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands;
       
    2. to States and units of general local government for the purpose of allocating amounts to any such State or unit of general local government that is determined by the Secretary to have received insufficient amounts under section 5306 of this title as a result of a miscalculation of its share of funds under such section;
       
    3. to historically Black colleges;
       
    4. to States, units of general local government, Indian tribes, or areawide planning organizations for the purpose of providing technical assistance in planning, developing, and administering assistance under this chapter and section 1706e of title 12; to groups designated by such governmental units to assist them in carrying out assistance under this chapter; to qualified groups for the purpose of assisting more than one such governmental unit to carry out assistance under this chapter; the Secretary may also provide technical assistance, directly or through contracts, to such governmental units and groups; for purposes of this paragraph the term "technical assistance" means the facilitating of skills and knowledge in planning, developing, and administering activities under this chapter in entities that may need but do not possess such skills and knowledge, and includes assessing programs and activities under this chapter; except that any recipient of a grant under this paragraph that provides technical assistance pursuant to this paragraph shall provide for the notification of the availability of such assistance and shall have specific criteria for selection of recipients of such assistance that are published and publicly available;
       
    5. to States and units of general local government and institutions of higher education having a demonstrated capacity to carry out eligible activities under this chapter, except that the Secretary may make a grant under this paragraph only to a State or unit of general local government that jointly, with an institution of higher education, has prepared and submitted to the Secretary an application for such grant, as the Secretary shall by regulation require;
       
    6. to units of general local government in nonentitlement areas for planning community adjustments and economic diversification activities, which may include any eligible activities under section 5305 of this title, required--
      1. by the proposed or actual establishment, realignment, or closure of a military installation,
         
      2. by the cancellation or termination of a Department of Defense contract or the failure to proceed with an approved major weapon system program, or
         
      3. by a publicly announced planned major reduction in Department of Defense spending that would directly and adversely affect a unit of general local government and will result in the loss of 1,000 or more full-time Department of Defense and contractor employee positions over a 5-year period in the unit of general local government and the surrounding area, or

        if the Secretary (in consultation with the Secretary of Defense) determines that an action described in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) is likely to have a direct and significant adverse consequence on the unit of general local government; and
    7. for the purposes of rebuilding and revitalizing distressed areas of the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

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  3. Assistance to economically disadvantaged and minority students participating in community development work study programs

    Of the amount set aside for use under subsection (b) of this section in any fiscal year, the Secretary shall,

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    make grants to institutions of higher education, either directly or through areawide planning organizations or States, for the purpose of providing assistance to economically disadvantaged and minority students who participate in community development work study programs and are enrolled in full-time graduate or undergraduate programs in community and economic development, community planning, or community management.

     

    \1\ So in original. The comma probably should not appear.
  4. Continued availability of unused funds

    Amounts set aside for use under subsection (b) of this section in any fiscal year but not used in that year shall remain available for use in subsequent fiscal years in accordance with the provisions of that subsection.
     
  5. Satisfactory assurances required, special assurances required of Indian tribes
    1. Except as provided in paragraph (2), no grant may be made under this section or section 5318 of this title and no assistance may be made available under section 1437o of this title unless the grantee provides satisfactory assurances that its program will be conducted and administered in conformity with the Civil Rights Act of 1964
      [42 U.S.C. 2000a et seq.]
      and the Fair Housing Act
      [42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.]
      .
       
    2. No grant may be made to an Indian tribe under this section, section 5306(a)(1) of this title, or section 5318 of this title unless the applicant provides satisfactory assurances that its program will be conducted and administered in conformity with title II of Public Law 90- 284
      [25 U.S.C. 1301 et seq.]
      . The Secretary may waive, in connection with grants to Indian tribes, the provisions of section 5309 of this title and section 5310 of this title.
       
    3. The Secretary may accept a certification from the grantee or applicant that it has complied with the requirements of paragraph (1) or (2), as appropriate.
  6. Criteria for selection of recipients

    Any grant made under this section shall be made pursuant to criteria for selection of recipients of such grants that the Secretary shall by regulation establish and which the Secretary shall publish together with any notification of availability of amounts under this section.

 

(Pub. L. 93-383, title I, Sec. 107, Aug. 22, 1974, 88 Stat. 647;
Pub. L. 94-375, Sec. 15(c), Aug. 3, 1976, 90 Stat. 1076;
Pub. L. 95-128, title I, Sec. 107, Oct. 12, 1977, 91 Stat. 1123;
Pub. L. 95-557, title I, Sec. 103(f), Oct. 31, 1978, 92 Stat. 2084;
Pub. L. 96-399, title I, Secs. 107, 117(b), Oct. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 1618, 1624;
Pub. L. 97-35, title III, Sec. 305, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 391;
Pub. L. 98-181, title I, Sec. 107, title III, Sec. 302(b), Nov. 30, 1983, 97 Stat. 1167, 1206;
Pub. L. 100-242, title V, Secs. 501(b), 517(b)(2), 522(b), Feb. 5, 1988, 101 Stat. 1922, 1936, 1939;
Pub. L. 101-235, title I, Sec. 105(a)-(c), (e), Dec. 15, 1989, 103 Stat. 1998, 1999;
Pub. L. 101-625, title IX, Secs. 901(c), 913(c), Nov. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 4385, 4393;
Pub. L. 102- 550, title VIII, Secs. 801(c)(1), (2), (4), 808, Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 3843-3845, 3850.
Pub.L. 106-569, Title I, Sec. 102(f), Dec. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 2947
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