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[87 STAT. 597]
[87 STAT. 597]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1973

87 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 93-154-NOV. 16, 1973

597

" (B) the amount of the second grant or contract under this section for a system may not exceed (i) 25 per centum of the establishment and operation costs (as determined pursuant to regulations of the Secretary) of the system for the year for which the grant or contract is made, or (ii) in the case of applications which demonstraite an exceptional need for financial assistance, 50 per centum of such costs for such year. "(5) In considering applications which demonstrate exceptional t^^s'^^^^a^'^ai^' need for financial assistance, the Secretary shall give special consider- assistance. ' ation to applications submitted for emergency medical services systems for rural areas (as defined in regulations of the Secretary). "GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT

"SEC. 1204. (a) The Secretary may make grants to and enter into contracts with eligible entities (as defined in section 1206(a)) for projects for the expansion and improvement of emergency medical services systems, including the acquisition of equipment and facilities, the modernization of facilities, and other projects to expand and improve such systems. "(b) Subject to section 1206(f), the amount of any grant or contract under this section for a project shall not exceed (i) 50 per centum of the cost of that project (as determined pursuant to regulations of the Secretary), or (ii) in the case of applications which demonstrate an exceptional need for financial assistance, 75 per centum of such costs.

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Post, p. 598.

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"GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR RESEARCH

"SEC. 1205. (a) The Secretary may make grants to public or private ^ nonprofit entities, and enter into contracts with private entities and individuals, for the support of research in emergency medical techniques, methods, devices, and delivery. The Secretary shall give special ^urai area sysconsideration to applications for grants or contracts for research relat- *^'"^' '•®^^^'•'^• ing to the delivery of emergency medical services in rural areas. " (b) Xo grant may be made or contract entered into under this cost limitation. section for amounts in excess of $35,000 unless the application therefor has been recommended for approval by an appropriate peer review panel designated or established by the Secretary. Any application for a grant or contract under this section shall be submitted in such form and manner, and contain such information, as the Secretary shall prescribe in regulations. "(c) The recipient of a grant or contract under this section shall Reports to HEW. make such reports to the Secretary as the Secretary may require.