United States Code

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§ 6106.
Grants to States
In General.—
The Secretary may make a grant of financial assistance to a State that qualifies under section 6104(b) to assist in improving—
the overall quality and effectiveness of one-call notification systems in the State;
communications systems linking one-call notification systems;
location capabilities, including training personnel and developing and using location technology;
record retention and recording capabilities for one-call notification systems;
public information and education;
participation in one-call notification systems; or
compliance and enforcement under the State one-call notification program.
State Action Taken Into Account.—
In making grants under this section, the Secretary shall take into consideration the commitment of each State to improving its State one-call notification program, including legislative and regulatory actions taken by the State after the date of enactment of this chapter.
Funding for One-Call Notification Systems.—
A State may provide funds received under this section directly to any one-call notification system in such State that substantially adopts the best practices identified under section 6105.
(Added Pub. L. 105–178, title VII, § 7302(a), June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 482.)
cite as: 49 USC 6106