[USC03] 34 USC 10704: Equitable distribution of funds
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34 USC 10704: Equitable distribution of funds Text contains those laws in effect on December 14, 2018
From Title 34-CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENTSubtitle I-Comprehensive ActsCHAPTER 101-JUSTICE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTSUBCHAPTER XXXVIII-COMPREHENSIVE OPIOID ABUSE GRANT PROGRAM

§10704. Equitable distribution of funds

In awarding grants under this subchapter, the Attorney General shall distribute funds in a manner that-

(1) equitably addresses the needs of underserved populations, including rural and tribal communities; and

(2) focuses on communities that have been disproportionately impacted by opioid abuse as evidenced in part by-

(A) high rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin and other opioids;

(B) high rates of drug poisoning deaths from heroin and other opioids; and

(C) a lack of accessibility to treatment providers and facilities and to emergency medical services.

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, §3024, as added Pub. L. 114–198, title II, §201(a)(1), July 22, 2016, 130 Stat. 713 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 3797ff–3 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.