Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/404

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114 STAT. 1654A-362 PUBLIC LAW 106-398 —APPENDIX "(ii) to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, national. State, local, or community organizations that are recognized for their experience and expertise with respect to fire prevention or fire safety programs and activities, for the purpose of carrying out fire prevention programs. "(B) PRIORITY.— In selecting organizations described in subparagraph (A)(ii) to receive assistance under this paragraph, the Director shall give priority to organizations that focus on prevention of injuries to children from fire. "(5) APPLICATION.— The Director may provide assistance to a fire department or organization under this subsection only if the fire department or organization seeking the assistance submits to the Director an application that meets the following requirements: "(A) FORM. —The application shall be in such form as the Director may require. "(B) INFORMATION.—The application shall include the following information: "(i) FINANCIAL NEED. —Information that demonstrates the financial need of the applicant for the assistance for which applied. "(ii) COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS.—An analysis of the costs and benefits, with respect to public safety, of the use of the assistance. "(iii) REPORTING SYSTEMS DATA.— An agreement to provide information to the national fire incident reporting system for the period covered by the assistance. "(iv) OTHER INFORMATION.—Any other information that the Director may require. "(6) MATCHING REQUIREMENT.— "(A) IN GENERAL.— Subject to subparagraph (B), the Director may provide assistance under this subsection only if the applicant for the assistance agrees to match with an equal amount of non-Federal funds 30 percent of the assistance received under this subsection for any fiscal year. "(B) REQUIREMENT FOR SMALL COMMUNITY ORGANIZA- TIONS.—In the case of an applicant whose personnel serve jurisdictions of 50,000 or fewer residents, the percent applied under the matching requirement of subparagraph (A) shall be 10 percent. "(7) MAINTENANCE OF EXPENDITURES.—The Director may provide assistance under this subsection only if the applicant for the assistance agrees to maintain in the fiscal year for which the assistance will be received the applicant's aggregate expenditures for the uses described in paragraph (3) or (4) at or above the average level of such expenditures in the two fiscal years preceding the fiscal year for which the assistance will be received. "(8) REPORT TO THE DIRECTOR.—The Director may provide assistance under this subsection only if the applicant for the assistance agrees to submit to the Director a report, including a description of how the assistance was used, with respect to each fiscal year for which the assistance was received. " (9) VARIETY OF FIRE DEPARTMENT GRANT RECIPIENTS.— The Director shall ensure that grants under paragraph (1)(A)