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112 STAT. 3658 PUBLIC LAW 105-394—NOV. 13, 1998 (1) GRANTS TO OUTLYING AREAS.— From the funds appropriated under section 308 for any fiscal year that are not reserved under section 308(b), the Secretary shall make a grant in an amount of not more than $105,000 to each eligible outly- ing area. (2) GRANTS TO STATES.— From the funds described in paragraph (1) that are not used to make grants under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall make grants to States from allotments made in accordance with the requirements described in paragraph (3). (3) ALLOTMENTS.— From the funds described in paragraph (1) that are not used to make grants under paragraph (1)— (A) the Secretary shall allot $500,000 to each State; and (B) from the remainder of the funds— (i) the Secretary shall allot to each State an amount that bears the same ratio to 80 percent of the remainder as the population of the State bears to the population of all States; and (ii) the Secretary shall allot to each State with a population density that is not more than 10 percent greater than the population density of the United States (according to the most recently available census data) an equal snare from 20 percent of the remainder. (b) INSUFFICIENT FUNDS. —If the funds appropriated under this title for a fiscal year are insufficient to fund the activities described in the acceptable applications submitted under this title for such year, a State whose application was approved for such year but that did not receive a grant under this title may update the application for the succeeding fiscal year. Priority shall be given in such succeeding fiscal year to such updated applications, if acceptable. (c) DEFINITIONS.— In subsection (a): (1) OUTLYING AREA.—The term "outlying area" means the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. (2) STATE.— The term "State" does not include the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 29 USC 3053. SEC. 303. APPLICATIONS AND PROCEDURES. (a) ELIGIBILITY.— States that receive or have received grants under section 101 and comply with subsection (b) shall be eligible to compete for grants under this title. (b) APPLICATION.— To be eligible to compete for a grant under this title, a State shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require, including— (1) an assurance that the State will provide the non-Federal share of the cost of the alternative financing program in cash, from State, local, or private sources; (2) an assurance that the alternative financing program will continue on a permanent basis; (3) an assurance that, and information describing the manner in which, the alternative financing program will expand and emphasize consumer choice and control; (4) an assurance that the funds made available through the grant to support the alternative financing program will