121 STAT. 812
PUBLIC LAW 110–84—SEPT. 27, 2007
TITLE VIII—PARTNERSHIP GRANTS SEC. 801. COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM.
Title VII (20 U.S.C. 1133 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new part:
‘‘PART E—COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM 20 USC 1141.
‘‘SEC. 771. COLLEGE ACCESS CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM.
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‘‘(a) AUTHORIZATION AND APPROPRIATION.—There are authorized to be appropriated, and there are appropriated, to carry out this section $66,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2008 and 2009. The authority to award grants under this section shall expire at the end of fiscal year 2009. ‘‘(b) PROGRAM AUTHORIZED.— ‘‘(1) GRANTS AUTHORIZED.—From amounts appropriated under subsection (a), the Secretary shall award grants, from allotments under subsection (c), to States (and to philanthropic organization, as appropriate under paragraph (3)) having applications approved under subsection (d), to enable the State (or philanthropic organization) to pay the Federal share of the costs of carrying out the activities and services described in subsection (f). ‘‘(2) FEDERAL SHARE; NON-FEDERAL SHARE.— ‘‘(A) FEDERAL SHARE.—The amount of the Federal share under this section for a fiscal year shall be equal 2⁄3 of the costs of the activities and services described to in subsection (f) that are carried out under the grant. ‘‘(B) NON-FEDERAL SHARE.—The amount of the non1⁄3 of Federal share under this section shall be equal to the costs of the activities and services described in subsection (f). The non-Federal share may be in cash or inkind, and may be provided from State resources, contributions from private organizations, or both. ‘‘(3) REDUCTION FOR FAILURE TO PAY NON-FEDERAL SHARE.— If a State fails to provide the full non-Federal share required under this subsection, the Secretary shall reduce the amount of the grant payment under this section proportionately, and may award the proportionate reduction amount of the grant directly to a philanthropic organization, as defined in subsection (i), to carry out this section. ‘‘(4) TEMPORARY INELIGIBILITY FOR SUBSEQUENT PAYMENTS.— ‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary shall determine a grantee to be temporarily ineligible to receive a grant payment under this section for a fiscal year if— ‘‘(i) the grantee fails to submit an annual report pursuant to subsection (h) for the preceding fiscal year; or ‘‘(ii) the Secretary determines, based on information in such annual report, that the grantee is not effectively meeting the conditions described under subsection (g) and the goals of the application under subsection (d).