Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/561

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PUBLIC LAW 104-146—MAY 20, 1996 110 STAT. 1353 process where it has been initiated by the State public health agency responsible for administering grants under part B, and ensure that the services provided under the comprehensive plan are consistent with the statewide coordinated statement of need."; (B) in subsection (b)— (i) in the subsection heading, by striking "ADDI- TIONAL"; and (ii) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking "additional application" and inserting "application, in accordance with subsection (c) regarding a single application and grant award,"; and (C) by redesignating subsections (c) and (d) as subsections (d) and (e), respectively; and (D) by inserting after subsection (b), the following new subsection: "(c) SINGLE APPLICATION AND GRANT AWARD.— "(1) APPLICATION. —The Secretary may phase in the use of a single application that meets the requirements of subsections (a) and (b) of section 2603 with respect to an eligible area that desires to receive grants under section 2603 for a fiscal year. "(2) GRANT AWARD.— The Secretary may phase in the awarding of a single grant to an eligible area that submits an approved application under paragraph (1) for a fiscal year.". (6) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE.— Section 2606 (42 U.S.C. 300ff- 16) is amended— (A) by striking "may" and inserting "shall"; (B) by inserting after "technical assistance" the following: ", including assistance from other grantees, contractors or subcontractors under this title to assist newly eligible metropolitan areas in the establishment of HIV health services planning councils and,"; and (C) by adding at the end thereof the following new sentences: "The Administrator may make planning grants available to metropolitan areas, in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for any metropolitan area, projected to be eligible for funding under section 2601 in the following fiscal year. Such grant amounts shall be deducted from the first year formula award to eligible areas accepting such grants. Not to exceed 1 percent of the amount appropriated for a fiscal year under section 2677 for grants imider part A may be used to carry out this section.". (c) CARE GRANT PROGRAM. — (1) PRIORITY FOR WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN. —Section 2611 (42 U.S.C. 300ff-21) is amended— (A) by striking "The" and inserting "(a) IN GENERAL. — The"; and (B) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b) PRIORITY FOR WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN.— For the purpose of providing health and support services to infants, children, and women with HIV disease, including treatment measures to prevent the perinatal transmission of HIV, a State shall use, of the funds allocated under this part to the State for a fiscal year, not less than the percentage constituted by the ratio of the population in the State of infants, children, and women with