Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 1.djvu/98

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108 STAT. 72 PUBLIC LAW 103-218—MAR. 9, 1994 "(III) American Samoa. "(IV) The Commonwealth of the Northern "(V) The Republic of Palau (until the Compact of Free Association takes effect). "(B) CALCULATION OF AMOUNT.— The Secretary shall calculate the amount described in clause (i) or (ii) of subparagraph (A) with respect to a State on the basis of— "(i) amounts available for making grants pursuant to subsection (a)(1); "(ii) the population of the State; "(iii) the types of assistance to be provided in the State; and "(iv) the amount of resources committed by the State and available to the State from other sources. "(C) PRIORITY FOR PREVIOUSLY PARTICIPATING STATES.— Amounts appropriated in any fiscal year for purposes of carrying out subsection (a)(1) shall first be made available to States that received assistance under this section during the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year concerned. "(D) INCREASES.— In providing any increases in initial extension grants under siibsection (a)(1) above the amounts provided to States under this section for fiscal year 1993, the Secretary may give priority to— "(i) the States (other than the States described in subparagraph (A)(ii)) that have the largest populations, based on the most recent census data; and "(ii) the States (other than the States described in subparagraph (A)(ii)) that are sparsely populated, with a wide geographic spread, where such characteristics have impeded the development of a consumer-responsive, comprehensive statewide program of technology-related assistance. " (2) SECOND EXTENSION GRANTS.— "(A) AMOUNTS AND PRIORITY.— The amounts of, and the priority of applicants for, the second extension grants awarded under subsection (a)(2) shall be determined by the Secretary, except that— "(i) the amount paid to a State for the fourth year (if any) of the grant period shall be 75 percent of the amount paid to the State for the third year of the grant period; "(ii) the amount paid to a State for the fifth year (if any) of the grant period shall be 50 percent of the amount paid to the State for the third year of the grant period; and "(iii) after the fifth year of the grant period, no Federal funds may be made available to the State under this title. "(B) INCREASES. —In providing any increases in second extension grants under subsection (a)(2) above the amounts provided to States under this section for fiscal year 1993, the Secretary may give priority to States described in paragraph (1)(D). "(d) APPLICATION.— ^A State that desires to receive an extension grant under this section shall submit an application to the Secretary