If a board of county commissioners or the attorney general receives applications from more than one qualified shelter for victims of domestic violence, and the requests for funds exceed the amount of funds available, funds shall be allocated on the basis of the following priorities:
(A) To shelters in existence on the effective date of this section;
(B) The shelters offering or proposing to offer the broadest range of services and referrals to the community served, including medical, psychological, financial, educational, vocational, child care services, and legal services;
(C) To other qualified shelters.
Effective Date: 01-18-1980 .