2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 153 - Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention
Sec. 17504 - Rule of construction

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 17504 (2016)
Section Name

§17504. Rule of construction

Section Text

Nothing in this Act or an amendment made by this Act shall be construed as creating a right or entitlement to assistance or services for any individual, program, or grant recipient. Each grant made under this Act or an amendment made by this Act shall—

(1) be made as competitive grants 1 to eligible entities for a 12-month period, except that grants awarded under section 113 2, section 17521 of this title, section 17531 of this title, and section 17532 of this title may be made for a 24-month period; and

(2) require that services for participants, when necessary and appropriate, be transferred from programs funded under this Act or the amendment made by this Act, respectively, to State and community-based programs not funded under this Act or the amendment made by this Act, respectively, before the expiration of the grant.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 110–199, §6, Apr. 9, 2008, 122 Stat. 660.)

Editorial Notes

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 110–199, Apr. 9, 2008, 122 Stat. 657, known as the Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention and also as the Second Chance Act of 2007, which enacted this chapter and sections 3797q to 3797q–6, 3797s to 3797s–6, 3797w–2, 3797dd, and 3797dd–1 of this title, amended sections 3793, 3796ff–1, 3796ff–3, 3797u–2, 3797w, 13702, 13708, and 15606 of this title and sections 3621, 3624, 3672, and 4042 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 3797u–1, 3797u–2, and 17501 of this title.

Section 113, referred to in par. (1), means section 113 of Pub. L. 110–199, which enacted sections 3797u–1, 3797u–2, and 17501 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 17501 of this title and Tables.

Footnotes

1 So in original. Probably should be "a competitive grant".

2 See References in Text note below.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 153 - COMMUNITY SAFETY THROUGH RECIDIVISM PREVENTION
Sec. 17504 - Rule of construction
Contains section 17504
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 122 Stat. 660, 657
Public Law References Public Law 110-199
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