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[121 STAT. 207]
[121 STAT. 207]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–28—MAY 25, 2007

121 STAT. 207

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(e) MATCHING REQUIREMENT.—To be eligible to receive a grant under this section, a State shall provide assurances to the Secretary that, with respect to the costs to be incurred by a covered entity receiving assistance in carrying out activities under this section, the covered entity will make available (directly or through donations from public or private entities) non-Federal contributions to such costs in an amount equal to— (1) for the first fiscal year in which the covered entity receives such assistance, not less than 50 percent of such costs ($1 for each $1 of assistance provided to the covered entity under the grant); (2) for the second fiscal year in which the covered entity 2⁄3 percent of such receives such assistance, not less than 66 costs ($2 for each $1 of assistance provided to the covered entity under the grant); and (3) for the third fiscal year in which the covered entity receives such assistance, not less than 75 percent of such costs ($3 for each $1 of assistance provided to the covered entity under the grant). (f) REQUIREMENTS OF PROVIDERS.—To be eligible to receive assistance under a grant awarded under this section, a child care provider— (1) who receives assistance from a State shall comply with all applicable State and local licensing and regulatory requirements and all applicable health and safety standards in effect in the State; and (2) who receives assistance from an Indian tribe or tribal organization shall comply with all applicable regulatory standards. (g) STATE-LEVEL ACTIVITIES.—A State may not retain more than 3 percent of the amount described in subsection (c) for State administration and other State-level activities. (h) ADMINISTRATION.— (1) STATE RESPONSIBILITY.—A State shall have responsibility for administering a grant awarded for the State under this section and for monitoring covered entities that receive assistance under such grant. (2) AUDITS.—A State shall require each covered entity receiving assistance under the grant awarded under this section to conduct an annual audit with respect to the activities of the covered entity. Such audits shall be submitted to the State. (3) MISUSE OF FUNDS.— (A) REPAYMENT.—If the State determines, through an audit or otherwise, that a covered entity receiving assistance under a grant awarded under this section has misused the assistance, the State shall notify the Secretary of the misuse. The Secretary, upon such a notification, may seek from such a covered entity the repayment of an amount equal to the amount of any such misused assistance plus interest. (B) APPEALS PROCESS.—The Secretary shall by regulation provide for an appeals process with respect to repayments under this paragraph. (i) REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.— (1) 2-YEAR STUDY.— (A) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 2 years after the date on which the Secretary first awards grants under

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