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U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans
Statute: TITLE I / B / 619 / c / 2 / B

(B) Limitations.--Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), allocations under this paragraph shall be subject to the following:

(i) Preceding years.--No State's allocation shall be less than its allocation under this section for the preceding fiscal year.

(ii) Minimum.--No State's allocation shall be less than the greatest of--

(I) the sum of--

(aa) the amount the State received under this section for fiscal year 1997; and

(bb) \1/3\ of 1 percent of the amount by which the amount appropriated under subsection (j) for the fiscal year exceeds the amount appropriated for this section for fiscal year 1997;

(II) the sum of--

(aa) the amount the State received under this section for the preceding fiscal year; and

(bb) that amount multiplied by the percentage by which the increase in the funds appropriated under this section from the preceding fiscal year exceeds 1.5 percent; or

(III) the sum of--

(aa) the amount the State received under this section for the preceding fiscal year; and

(bb) that amount multiplied by 90 percent of the percentage increase in the amount appropriated under this section from the preceding fiscal year.

(iii) Maximum.--Notwithstanding clause (ii), no State's allocation under this paragraph shall exceed the sum of--

(I) the amount the State received under this section for the preceding fiscal year; and

(II) that amount multiplied by the sum of 1.5 percent and the percentage increase in the amount appropriated under this section from the preceding fiscal year.