NATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOL SAFETY
SEC. 4631. <<NOTE: 20 USC 7281.>> NATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR SCHOOL
``(a) Program Authorized.--
``(1) In general.--From the funds reserved under section
4601(b)(1), the Secretary--
``(A) shall use a portion of such funds for the
Project School Emergency Response to Violence program
(in this section referred to as `Project SERV'), in
order to provide education-related services to eligible
``(B) may use a portion of such funds to carry out
other activities to improve students' safety and well-
being, during and after the school day, under this
section directly or through grants, contracts, or
cooperative agreements with public or private entities
or individuals, or other Federal agencies, such as
providing technical assistance to States and local
educational agencies carrying out activities under this
section or conducting a national evaluation.
``(2) Availability.--Amounts reserved under section
4601(b)(1) for Project SERV are authorized to remain available
until expended for Project SERV.
``(b) Project SERV.--
``(1) Additional use of funds.--Funds made available under
subsection (a) for extended services grants under Project SERV
may be used by an eligible entity to initiate or strengthen
violence prevention activities as part of the activities
designed to restore the learning environment that was disrupted
by the violent or traumatic crisis in response to which the
grant was awarded.
``(2) Application process.--
``(A) In general.--An eligible entity desiring to
use a portion of extended services grant funds under
Project SERV to initiate or strengthen a violence
prevention activity shall--
``(i) submit, in an application that meets all
requirements of the Secretary for Project SERV,
the information described in subparagraph (B); or
``(ii) in the case of an eligible entity that
has already received an extended services grant
under Project SERV, submit an addition to the
original application that includes the information
described in subparagraph (B).
``(B) Application requirements.--An application, or
addition to an application, for an extended services
grant pursuant to subparagraph (A) shall include the
``(i) A demonstration of the need for funds
due to a continued disruption or a substantial
risk of disruption to the learning environment.
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``(ii) An explanation of the proposed
activities that are designed to restore and
preserve the learning environment.
``(iii) A budget and budget narrative for the
``(3) Award basis.--Any award of funds under Project SERV
for violence prevention activities under this section shall be
subject to the discretion of the Secretary and the availability
``(4) Prohibited use.--No funds provided to an eligible
entity for violence prevention activities may be used for
construction, renovation, or repair of a facility or for the
permanent infrastructure of the eligible entity.
``(c) Definition of Eligible Entity.--In this section, the term
`eligible entity' means--
``(1) a local educational agency, as defined in subparagraph
(A), (B), or (C) of section 8101(30), or institution of higher
education in which the learning environment has been disrupted
due to a violent or traumatic crisis; or
``(2) the Bureau of Indian Education in a case where the
learning environment of a school operated or funded by the
Bureau, including a school meeting the definition of a local
educational agency under section 8101(30)(C), has been disrupted
due to a violent or traumatic crisis.
Previously not included in NCLB.