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§ 672. Grants to States
(a) Designation of State agency to assist State in identifying State needs and responsibilities and in developing State plansThe Secretary is authorized, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971, and the two succeeding fiscal years, to make grants to the States which have designated a State agency under section 667 of this title to assist them—
(1) in identifying their needs and responsibilities in the area of occupational safety and health,
(2) in developing State plans under section 667 of this title, or
(3) in developing plans for—
(A) establishing systems for the collection of information concerning the nature and frequency of occupational injuries and diseases;
(B) increasing the expertise and enforcement capabilities of their personnel engaged in occupational safety and health programs; or
(C) otherwise improving the administration and enforcement of State occupational safety and health laws, including standards thereunder, consistent with the objectives of this chapter.
(b) Experimental and demonstration projects
(c) Designation by Governor of appropriate State agency for receipt of grant
(d) Submission of application
(e) Approval or rejection of application
(f) Federal share
(g) Administration and enforcement of programs contained in approved State plans; Federal share
(h) Report to President and Congress
(Pub. L. 91–596, § 23, Dec. 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 1613; Pub. L. 96–88, title V, § 509(b), Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 695.)