2018 US Code
Title 34 - Crime Control and Law Enforcement
Subtitle I - Comprehensive Acts
Chapter 101 - Justice System Improvement
Subchapter XXIV - Matching Grant Program for Law Enforcement Armor Vests
Sec. 10532 - Applications

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Citation 34 U.S.C. § 10532 (2018)
Section Name §10532. Applications
Section Text (a) In general

To request a grant under this subchapter, the chief executive of a State, unit of local government, or Indian tribe shall submit an application to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance in such form and containing such information as the Director may reasonably require.

(b) Regulations

Not later than 90 days after June 16, 1998, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance shall promulgate regulations to implement this section (including the information that must be included and the requirements that the States, units of local government, and Indian tribes must meet) in submitting the applications required under this section.

(c) Eligibility

A unit of local government that receives funding under the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant program (described under the heading "Violent Crime Reduction Programs, State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance" of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998 (Public Law 105–119)) during a fiscal year in which it submits an application under this subchapter shall not be eligible for a grant under this subchapter unless the chief executive officer of such unit of local government certifies and provides an explanation to the Director that the unit of local government considered or will consider using funding received under the block grant program for any or all of the costs relating to the purchase of armor vests, but did not, or does not expect to use such funds for such purpose.

(d) Applications in conjunction with purchases

If an application under this section is submitted in conjunction with a transaction for the purchase of armor vests, grant amounts under this section may not be used to fund any portion of that purchase unless, before the application is submitted, the applicant—

(1) receives clear and conspicuous notice that receipt of the grant amounts requested in the application is uncertain; and

(2) expressly assumes the obligation to carry out the transaction, regardless of whether such amounts are received.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, §2502, as added Pub. L. 105–181, §3(a)(3), June 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 514; amended Pub. L. 106–517, §3(c), Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2408.)


The Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 105–119, Nov. 26, 1997, 111 Stat. 2440. Provisions under the heading "Violent Crime Reduction Programs, State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance", 111 Stat. 2452, are not classified to the Code.


Section was formerly classified to section 3796ll–1 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.


2000—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–517 added subsec. (d).


Effective Aug. 1, 2000, all functions of Director of Bureau of Justice Assistance, other than those enumerated in section 10142(3) through (6) of this title, transferred to Assistant Attorney General for Office of Justice Programs, see section 1000(a)(1) [title I, §108(b)] of Pub. L. 106–113, set out as a note under section 10141 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 34 - CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Subtitle I - Comprehensive Acts
Sec. 10532 - Applications
Contains section 10532
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 111 Stat. 2440, 2452
112 Stat. 514
114 Stat. 2408
Public Law References Public Law 90-351, Public Law 105-119, Public Law 105-181, Public Law 106-113, Public Law 106-517
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