Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 3.djvu/143

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PUBLIC LAW 103-322—SEPT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 1895 (5) the State has the capacity to continue implementing a community correctional facility beyond the funding period to ensure the continuity of the work; (6) unless the Attorney General determines that a different process for selecting participants in a project is desirable, the State will— (A) give written notice to a prisoner, not later than 30 days after the State first receives a grant under subsection (a) or 30 days after the prisoner is sentenced to a term of imprisonment of not more than 7 years (whichever is later), of the proposed or current operation of the project; (B) accept at any time at which the project is in operation an application by a prisoner to participate in the project if, at the time of application, the remainder of the prisoner's sentence exceeds 180 days; (C) review applications by prisoners in the sequence in which the State receives such applications; and (D) not more than 50 days after reviewing such applications approve or disapprove the application; and (7) for the purposes of selecting eligible offenders to participate in such project, the State has authorized State courts to sentence an eligible offender directly to a community correctional facility, provided that the court gives assurances that the offender would have otherwise served a term of imprisonment. (c) SELECTION OF GRANTEES. — The Attorney General shall make Regulations, grants under subsection (a) on a competitive basis, based on such criteria as the Attorney General shall issue by rule and taking into account the preferences described in subsection (b). SEC. 31912. ELIGffilLITY TO RECEIVE GRANTS. 42 USC 13892. To be eligible to receive a grant under section 31911, a State shall submit to the Attorney General an application at such time, in such form, and containing such information as the Attorney General reasonably may require by rule. SEC. 31913. REPORT. 42 USC 13893. (a) IN GENERAL. —^A State that receives a grant under this title shall, not later than 90 days after the 1-year period in which the grant is required to be expended, submit a report to the Attorney General regarding the family unity demonstration project for which the grant was expended. (b) CONTENTS.—A report under subsection (a) shall— (1) state the number of prisoners who submitted applications to participate in the project and the number of prisoners who were placed in community correctional facilities; (2) state, with respect to prisoners placed in the project, the number of prisoners who are returned to that jurisdiction and custody and the reasons for such return; (3) describe the nature and scope of educational and training activities provided to prisoners participating in the project; (4) state the number, and describe the scope of, contracts made with public and nonprofit private community-based organizations to carry out such project; and (5) evaluate the effectiveness of the project in accomplishing the purposes described in section 31902.