maintenance of effort


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maintenance of effort

A requirement in certain legislative, regulatory or administrative policies that a grant recipient must maintain a specified level of financial effort in the health area for which Federal funds will be provided in order to receive Federal grant funds. This requirement is usually given in terms of a previous base-year monetary amount.
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The disagreement over maintenance of effort is one over the proper role of the federal government.
Officials from several state departments of transportation told GAO that while they plan to meet their maintenance of effort requirements, decreasing state revenues and budgets pose a challenge to doing so.
Districts will still be required to apply Maintenance of Effort (MOE) requirements, which dictate that total budgeted expenditures for special education from state and local funds must be at least as great as in the previous year, in total or per special education student.
Election Assistance Commission (EAC), particularly with regard to opposing a proposal by a Commissioner to withdraw maintenance of effort (MOE) requirements under the Help America Vote Act (HAVA).
John Tierney, D-Mass., chief author of one new provision, a state "maintenance of effort" rule that would punish states failing to maintain current levels of spending on higher education.
The 2006 regulations explain, with illustrative calculations, the interconnection between this new provision and the unchanged one for local maintenance of effort reduction of effort (Appendix D).
From this perspective, you can see that maintenance of effort and wide involvement must at some point merge; one must reinforce the other.
Additionally, pressure from ACTE and the CTE community ensured that the House bill restored local administrative funds and maintenance of effort provisions to the current law.
States would be required to adhere to maintenance of effort for state funds.
They can also transfer block grant monies and maintenance of effort funds to pay for additional services to recipients, including mental health services (Derr, Douglas & Pavetti, 2001).
Two options for addressing the IMD Exclusion, listed by Rheinstein, are: 1) repeal of the provision and 2) maintenance of effort.
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