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Section 1906 Racial Profiling Prohibition
Grants

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History and Administration

The Section 1906 Racial Profiling Prohibition Grants program was authorized under SAFETEA-LU. It was administered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at the federal level and the State Highway Safety Offices (SHSOs) at the state level. This program was not reauthorized under MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century.

Purpose

This program was created to provide grants to states that prohibit racial profiling.

Requirements

A state was eligible for this grant if it:

Eligible states were able to use grant funds to:

Funding

SAFETEA-LU authorized the Section 1906 program at $7.5 million each year. Eligible states could not receive more than 5% of total funding or grants for more than two years. The federal share payable was 80%. Funds were available until expended and could not be transferred.

Total dollar amounts allocated are shown below. Click on a column header to see all federal highway safety funding for that fiscal year.

State
Ala.              
Alaska     454,170        
A.S.              
Ariz.     454,170 668,544      
Ark.              
Calif.              
Colo. 643,613 538,352          
Conn. 643,613 538,352          
Del.              
D.C.              
Fla.              
Ga.              
Guam              
Hawaii              
Idaho   538,352 454,170        
Ill. 643,613 538,352          
Indian
Ntns.
             
Ind.         885,460 1,188,437  
Iowa              
Kan. 643,613 538,352          
Ky.              
La.              
Maine              
Md.              
Mass. 643,613 538,352          
Mich.              
Minn.       668,544      
Miss.              
Mo. 643,613 538,352          
Mont. 643,613 538,352          
Neb. 643,613 538,352          
Nev.              
N.H.              
N.J. 643,613 538,352          
N.M.              
N.Y.              
N.C.              
N.D.              
M.P.              
Ohio              
Okla.              
Ore. 643,613 538,352          
Pa.              
P.R.              
R.I. 643,613 538,352          
S.C.   538,352 454,170        
S.D.              
Tenn. 643,613 538,352          
Texas              
Utah     454,170 668,544      
Vt.              
V.I.              
Va.              
Wash. 643,613 538,352          
W.Va. 643,613 538,352          
Wis     454,170 668,544      
Wy.              
Total $ 9,010,582 8,613,632 2,725,020 2,674,176 885,460 1,188,437 0
Total States 14 16 6 4 1 1 0