Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/821

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PUBLIC LAW 105-276—OCT. 21, 1998 112 STAT. 2651 required under subsection (a) and submit a report to the Congress regarding the findings under the investigation. With respect to each such contract, the report shall (1) state whether the contract was made and is operating, or was not made or is not operating, in full compliemce with applicable laws and relations, and (2) for each contract that the Secretary determines is in such compliance issue a certification of such compliance by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. (c) ACTIONS.— For each contract that is described in the report under subsection (b) as not made or not operating in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall promptly take any actions available under law or regulation that are necessary— (1) to bring such contract into compliance; or (2) to terminate the contract. (d) EFFECTIVE DATE. —This section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 588. PROHmrnON ON USE OF ASSISTANCE FOR EMPLOYMENT RELOCATION ACTIVITIES. Section 105 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5305) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h) PROHIBITION ON USE OF ASSISTANCE FOR EMPLOYMENT RELOCATION ACTIVITIES. —Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no amount from a grant under section 106 made in fiscal year 1999 or any succeeding fiscal year may be used to assist directly in the relocation of any industrial or commercial plant, facility, or operation, from 1 area to another area, if the relocation is likely to result in a significant loss of employment in the labor market areafi*omwhich the relocation occurs.. SEC. 589. TREATMENT OF OCCUPANCY STANDARDS. 42 USC 3608 (a) ESTABLISHMENT OF POLICY.— Not later than 60 days after Deadline. the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Housing Federal Register, and Urban Development shall publish a notice in the Federal Reg- publication, ister for effect that takes effect upon publication and provides N^*^**- that the specific and unmodified standeirds provided in the March 20, 1991, Memorandimi from the CJeneral Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to all Regional Coimsel shall be the policy of the Department of Housing and Urban Development with respect to complaints of discrimination under the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601 et seq.) on the basis of familial status which involve an occupancy standard established by a housing provider. (b) PROHIBITION OF NATIONAL STANDARD.—The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall not directly or indirectly establi^ a national occupancy steuidard. SEC. 590. INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME AND CDBG PROGRAMS. 42 USC 5301 (a) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary of Housing and Urbem Development shall, for not less than 10 jurisdictions that are metropoUtan cities or urban counties for purposes of title I of the Housing and Community Development A<rt of 1974, grant exceptions not later tiian 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act for such jurisdictions that provide that— (1) for purposes of the HOME investment partnerships progrsun under title II of ihe Cranston-Gonzalez National