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PUBLIC LAW 102-521—OCT. 25, 1992 106 STAT. 3405 "(b) STATE OFFICE. —The office designated under section 507 of title I— "(1) shall prepare the application required under section 1602; and "(2) shall administer grant funds received under this part, including, review of spending, processing, progress, financial reporting, technical assistance, grant adjustments, accounting, auditing, and fund disbursement. "SEC. 1603. REVIEW OF STATE APPLICATIONS. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Bureau shall make a grant under section 1601(a) to carry out the projects described in the application submitted by an applicant under section 1602 upon determining that— "(1) the application is consistent with the requirements of this part; and "(2) before the approval of the application, the Bureau has made an affirmative finding in writing that the proposed project has been reviewed in accordance with this part. "(b) APPROVAL. —Each application submitted under section 1602 shall be considered approved, in whole or in part, by the Bureau not later than 45 days after first received unless the Bureau informs the applicant of specific reasons for disapproval. "(c) DISAPPROVAL NOTICE AND RECONSIDERATION.— The Bureau shall not disapprove any application without first affording the applicant reasonable notice and an opportunity for reconsideration. «SEC. 1604. LOCAL APPLICATIONS. "(a) IN GENERAL.—(1) To request funds under this part from a State, the chief executive of a local entity shall submit an application to the office designated under section 1602(b). "(2) An application under paragraph (1) shall be considered approved, in whole or in part, by the State not later than 45 days after such application is first received unless the State informs the applicant in writing of specific reasons for disapproval. "(3) The State shall not disapprove any application submitted to the State without first affording the applicant reasonable notice and an opportunity for reconsideration. "(4) If an application under paragraph (1) is approved, the local entity is eligible to receive funds under this part. "(b) DISTRIBUTION TO LOCAL ENTITIES.— A State that receives funds under section 1601 in a fiscal year shall make such funds available to a local entity with an approved application within 45 days after the Bureau has approved the application submitted by the State and has made funds available to the State. The Director may waive the 45-day requirement in this section upon a finding that the State is unable to satisfy the requirement of the preceding sentence under State statutes. "SEC 1605. DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS. "The Federal share of a grant made under this part may not exceed 75 percent of the total costs of the project described in the application submitted under section 1602(a) for the fiscal year for which the project receives assistance under this part. - SEC 1606. EVALUATION. "(a) IN GENERAL.—(1) Each State and local entity that receives a grant under this part shall submit to the Director an evaluation not later than March 1 of each year in accordance with guidehnes 42 USC 3796CC-2. 42 USC 3796CC-3. 42 USC 3796CC-4. 42 USC 3796CC-5.