PUBLIC LAW 92-54-JULY 12, 1971
(c) For the purpose of this section— (1) "areas of substantial unemployment" means any area of sufficient size and scope to sustain a public service employment program and which has a rate of unemployment equal to or in excess of 6 per centum for three consecutive months as determined by the Secretary; and (2) "eligible applicant" means any unit or combination of units of general local government or any public agency or institution which is a subdivision of any such unit, or an Indian tribe on a Federal or State reservation, which is or has within it an area of substantial unemployment. (d) Whenever the Secretary makes any determination required by this section, he shall promptly notify the Congress and shall publish such determination in the Federal Register,
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SEC. 7. (a) Financial assistance under this Act may be provided by Program design. the Secretary for any fiscal year only pursuant to an application which is submitted by an eligible applicant and which is approved by the Secretary in accordance with the provisions of this Act. Any such application shall set forth a public service employment program designed, in times of high unemployment, to provide transitional employment for unemployed and underemployed persons in jobs providing needed public services and, where appropriate, training and manpower services related to such employment which are otherwise unavailable, and to enable such persons to move into employment or training not supported under this Act. (b) Programs assisted under this Act shall, to the extent feasible, Purposes. be designed with a view toward— (1) developing new careers, or /2) providing opportunities for career advancement, or (3) providing opportunities for continued training, including on-the-job training, or (4) providing transitional public service employment which will enable the individuals so employed to move into public or private employment or training not supported under this Act. (c) An application for financial assistance for a public service ^^^-^^^^'^ ^°' employment program under this Act shall include provisions setting v i s i o n s. forth— (1) assurances that the activities and services for which assistance is sought under this Act will be administered by or under the supervision of the applicant, identifying any agency or institution designated to carry out such activities or services under such supervision; (2) a description of the area to be served by such programs, and a plan for effectively serving on an equitable basis the significant