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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / C / 643 / c

(c) State Allotments.--

(1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraphs (2) and (3), from the funds remaining for each fiscal year after the reservation and payments under subsections (a), (b), and (e), the Secretary shall first allot to each State an amount that bears the same ratio to the amount of such remainder as the number of infants and toddlers in the State bears to the number of infants and toddlers in all States.

(2) Minimum allotments.--Except as provided in paragraph (3), no State shall receive an amount under this section for any fiscal year that is less than the greater of--

(A) \1/2\ of 1 percent of the remaining amount described in paragraph (1); or

(B) $500,000.

(3) Ratable reduction.--

(A) In general.--If the sums made available under this part for any fiscal year are insufficient to pay the full amounts that all States are eligible to receive under this subsection for such year, the Secretary shall ratably reduce the allotments to such States for such year.

(B) Additional funds.--If additional funds become available for making payments under this subsection for a fiscal year, allotments that were reduced under subparagraph (A) shall be increased on the same basis the allotments were reduced.

(4) Definitions.--In this subsection--

(A) the terms `infants' and `toddlers' mean children under 3 years of age; and

(B) the term `State' means each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.