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[121 STAT. 279]
[121 STAT. 279]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–53—AUG. 3, 2007

121 STAT. 279

equal to 0.08 percent of the total funds appropriated for grants under this section and section 2003. ‘‘(2) EFFECT OF MULTISTATE AWARD ON STATE MINIMUM.— Any portion of a multistate award provided to a State under subsection (d) shall be considered in calculating the minimum State allocation under this subsection. ‘‘(f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated for grants under this section— ‘‘(1) $950,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012; and ‘‘(2) such sums as are necessary for fiscal year 2013, and each fiscal year thereafter. ‘‘SEC. 2005. GRANTS TO DIRECTLY ELIGIBLE TRIBES.

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‘‘(a) IN GENERAL.—Notwithstanding section 2004(b), the Administrator may award grants to directly eligible tribes under section 2004. ‘‘(b) TRIBAL APPLICATIONS.—A directly eligible tribe may apply for a grant under section 2004 by submitting an application to the Administrator that includes, as appropriate, the information required for an application by a State under section 2004(b). ‘‘(c) CONSISTENCY WITH STATE PLANS.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—To ensure consistency with any applicable State homeland security plan, a directly eligible tribe applying for a grant under section 2004 shall provide a copy of its application to each State within which any part of the tribe is located for review before the tribe submits such application to the Department. ‘‘(2) OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMENT.—If the Governor of a State determines that the application of a directly eligible tribe is inconsistent with the State homeland security plan of that State, or otherwise does not support the application, not later than 30 days after the date of receipt of that application the Governor shall— ‘‘(A) notify the Administrator, in writing, of that fact; and ‘‘(B) provide an explanation of the reason for not supporting the application. ‘‘(d) FINAL AUTHORITY.—The Administrator shall have final authority to approve any application of a directly eligible tribe. The Administrator shall notify each State within the boundaries of which any part of a directly eligible tribe is located of the approval of an application by the tribe. ‘‘(e) PRIORITIZATION.—The Administrator shall allocate funds to directly eligible tribes in accordance with the factors applicable to allocating funds among States under section 2007. ‘‘(f) DISTRIBUTION OF AWARDS TO DIRECTLY ELIGIBLE TRIBES.— If the Administrator awards funds to a directly eligible tribe under this section, the Administrator shall distribute the grant funds directly to the tribe and not through any State. ‘‘(g) MINIMUM ALLOCATION.— ‘‘(1) IN GENERAL.—In allocating funds under this section, the Administrator shall ensure that, for each fiscal year, directly eligible tribes collectively receive, from the funds appropriated for the State Homeland Security Grant Program established under section 2004, not less than an amount equal

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