US (United States) Code. Title 31. Subtitle V: General Assistance Administration. Chapter 73

Codificación normativa de EEUU (Estados Unidos) Legislación Federal estadounidense # Money and finance. Administering block grants

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31 USC CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec.

7301. Purpose.

7302. Definitions.

7303. Reports and public hearings on proposed uses of

amounts.

7304. Availability of records.

7305. State auditing requirements.

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31 USC Sec. 7301 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec. 7301. Purpose

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It is the purpose of this chapter to ensure that -

(1) block grant amounts are allocated for programs of special

importance to meet the needs of local governments, residents of

local governments, and other eligible entities; and

(2) all eligible local governments, residents of local

governments, and other eligible entities are treated fairly in

distributing block grant amounts.

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(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1039.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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Revised Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)

Section

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7301 31:1243(note). Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97-35,

Sec. 1741(a), 95 Stat. 762.

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In the chapter, the words "chief executive officer" are added for

consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the

United States Code.

In the section, before clause (1), the words "It is the purpose

of this chapter" are added for clarity and consistency in the

revised title and with other titles of the Code. The words "each

State which receives block grant funds under this Act shall comply

with the requirements of this chapter, to the extent that such

funds may be used at the discretion of the State, as described in

subsection (b)(1)(B)" are omitted as surplus and because of the

restatement of the source provisions in section 7302 of the revised

title. In clause (2), the words "urban and rural" are omitted as

surplus.

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31 USC Sec. 7302 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec. 7302. Definitions

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In this chapter -

(1) "block grant amounts" means amounts received for a program

that -

(A) directly allocates amounts to States only, except for

amounts allocated for use by the agency administering the

program; and

(B) provides that the State may use any part of the amounts

at its discretion to continue to support activities financed on

August 12, 1981, under programs whose authorizations were

discontinued by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981

(Public Law 97-35, 95 Stat. 357) and that were financed on

August 12, 1981, by allocations by the United States Government

to local governments or other eligible entities, or both local

governments and other eligible entities.

(2) "State" includes the District of Columbia and territories

and possessions of the United States.

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(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1040.)

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Section

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7302 31:1243(note). Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97-35,

Sec. 1741(b), 95 Stat. 763.

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In clause (1)(A), the word "Federal" is omitted as surplus

because of section 101 of the revised title.

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, referred to in

par. (1)(B), is Pub. L. 97-35, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 357, as

amended. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see

Tables.

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31 USC Sec. 7303 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec. 7303. Reports and public hearings on proposed uses of amounts

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(a)(1) The chief executive officer of each State shall prepare

for each fiscal year a report on the proposed use during the fiscal

year of block grant amounts received by the State. The report shall

include -

(A) a statement of goals and objectives;

(B) information on the types of activities to be supported,

geographic areas to be served, and categories or characteristics

of individuals to be served; and

(C) the criteria for, and way of, distributing the amounts,

including details on the way amounts will be distributed on the

basis of need to carry out the purposes of the block grant

amounts.

(2) Beginning with the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983,

each report shall describe how the State met the goals, objectives,

and needs in using the amounts described in the report for the

prior fiscal year.

(b) A State may not receive block grant amounts for a fiscal year

until the State conducts a public hearing, after adequate public

notice, on the proposed use and distribution of the amounts set out

in the report prepared under subsection (a) of this section for the

fiscal year.

(c) Each report prepared under subsection (a) of this section and

changes to the report shall be made public in the State on a timely

basis and in a way that encourages comments from interested local

government and persons.

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(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1040.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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Section

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7303 31:1243(note). Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97-35,

Sec. 1742, 95 Stat. 763.

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In subsection (a)(1), before clause (A), the words "for each

fiscal year" and "during the fiscal year" are substituted for "for

the previous fiscal year" for clarity.

In subsection (b), the words "by the State" are omitted as

surplus.

In subsection (c), the words "by a State" are omitted as surplus.

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31 USC Sec. 7304 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec. 7304. Availability of records

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To evaluate and review the use of block grant amounts,

consolidated assistance, and other grant programs established or

provided for in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981

(Public Law 97-35, 95 Stat. 357), records related to the amounts,

assistance, or programs that are in the possession, custody, or

control of a State, a political subdivision of a State, or a

grantee of a State or political subdivision of a State shall be

made available to the Comptroller General.

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(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1040.)

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Section

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7304 31:1243(note). Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97-35,

Sec. 1744, 95 Stat. 764.

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The words "records . . . shall be made available to" are

substituted for "shall have access to any books, accounts, records,

correspondence, or other documents" for consistency in the revised

title and with other titles of the United States Code.

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, referred to in

text, is Pub. L. 97-35, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 357, as amended.

For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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31 USC Sec. 7305 01/06/03

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TITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE

SUBTITLE V - GENERAL ASSISTANCE ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 73 - ADMINISTERING BLOCK GRANTS

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Sec. 7305. State auditing requirements

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(a) The chief executive officer of each State shall conduct

financial and compliance audits of block grant amounts received

under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (Public Law

97-35, 95 Stat. 357) and amounts received under a consolidated

assistance program established or provided for in the Act. An audit

shall be conducted for the 2-year period beginning on October 1,

1981, and for each 2-year period thereafter. As far as practicable,

the audit shall be conducted consistent with standards the

Comptroller General prescribes for the audit of governmental

entities, programs, activities, and functions.

(b) An audit under subsection (a) of this section is in place of

other financial and compliance audits of those amounts that the

chief executive officer of the State is required to conduct under

another provision of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981

(Public Law 97-35, 95 Stat. 357) unless the other provision, by

explicit reference to this section, provides otherwise.

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(Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1041.)

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HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES

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Revised Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)

Section

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7305 31:1243(note). Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97-35,

Sec. 1745, 95 Stat. 764.

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In subsection (a), the word "prescribes" is substituted for

"established", and the word "entities" is substituted for

"organizations", for consistency in the revised title and with

other titles of the United States Code.

In subsection (b), the words "of funds" and "conducted" are

omitted as surplus.

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REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, referred to in

text, is Pub. L. 97-35, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 357, as amended.

For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

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