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§ 1059.
Duration of grant
(a)
Award period

The Secretary may award a grant to an eligible institution under this part for 5 years.

(b)
Limitations

In awarding grants under this part the Secretary shall give priority to applicants who are not already receiving a grant under this part, except that for the purpose of this subsection a grant under subsection (c) and a grant under section 1068c(a)(1) of this title shall not be considered a grant under this part.

(c)
Planning grants

Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Secretary may award a grant to an eligible institution under this part for a period of one year for the purpose of preparation of plans and applications for a grant under this part.

(d)
Wait-out-period

Each eligible institution that received a grant under this part for a 5-year period shall not be eligible to receive an additional grant under this part until 2 years after the date on which the 5-year grant period terminates.

(Pub. L. 89–329, title III, § 313, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title III, § 301(a), Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1294; amended Pub. L. 102–325, title III, § 302(c), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 472; Pub. L. 103–208, § 2(a)(6), Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2457; Pub. L. 105–244, title III, §§ 301(c)(3), 303(c), Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1637, 1639.)
cite as: 20 USC 1059