Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 2.djvu/50

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113 STAT. 1070 PUBLIC LAW 106-74—OCT. 20, 1999 42 USC 12701 note. Deadline. (2) in subsection (c)(3), by inserting before the period the following: "; except that the Secretary may establish income ceilings higher or lower than 30 percent of the area medisin income on the basis of the Secretary findings that such variations are necessary because of unusually high or low family incomes MILLENNIAL HOUSING COMMISSION SEC. 206. (a) ESTABLISHMENT.—T here is hereby established a commission to be known as the Millennial Housing Commission (in this section referred to as the "Commission"). (b) STUDY.— The duty of the Commission shall be to conduct a study that examines, analyzes, and explores— (1) the importance of housing, particularly affordable housing which includes housing for the elderly, to the infrastructure of the United States; (2) the various possible methods for increasing the role of the private sector in providing affordable housing in the United States, including the effectiveness and efficiency of such methods; and (3) whether the existing programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development work in conjunction with one another to provide better housing opportunities for families, neighborhoods, and communities, and how such programs can be improved with respect to such purpose. (c) MEMBERSHIP.— (1) NUMBER AND APPOINTMENT.—The Commission shall be composed of 22 members, appointed not later than January 1, 2000, as follows: (A) Two co-chairpersons appointed by— (i) one co-chairperson appointed by a committee consisting of the chairmen of the Subcommittees on the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunities of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the Subcommittee on Housing and Transportation of the Senate; and (ii) one co-chairperson appointed by a committee consisting of the ranking minority members of the Subcommittees on the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and the ranking minority member of the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunities of the House of Representatives and the ranking minority member of the Subcommittee on Housing and Transportation of the Senate. (B) Ten members appointed by the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Chairman and Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Banking and Financial Services of the House of Representatives.