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PUBLIC LAW 106-377—APPENDIX A 114 STAT. 1441A-31 "SEC. 402. DISCHARGE COORDINATION POLICY. "The Secretary may not provide a grant under this title for any governmental entity serving as an applicant unless the applicant agrees to develop and implement, to the maximum extent practicable and where appropriate, policies and protocols for the discharge of persons from publicly funded institutions or systems of care (such as health care facilities, foster care or other youth facilities, or correction programs and institutions) in order to prevent such discharge from immediately resulting in homelessness for such persons.". (b) ASSISTANCE UNDER EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS PRO- GRAM.—Section 414(a)(4) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act is amended— (1) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting a comma after "homelessness"; and (2) by striking "Not" and inserting the following: "Activities that are eligible for assistance under this paragraph shall include assistance to very low-income families who are discharged from publicly funded institutions or systems of care (such as health care facilities, foster care or other youth facilities, or correction programs and institutions). Not". TECHNICAL CHANGE TO SENIORS HOUSING COMMISSION SEC. 230. Section 525 of the Preserving Affordable Housing for Senior Citizens and Families into the 21st Century Act (42 U.S.C. 12701 note) is amended in subsection (a) by striking "Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Care Facility Needs in the 21st Century" and inserting "Commission on Affordable Housing and Health Facility Needs for Seniors in the 21st Century". INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON THE HOMELESS REFORMS SEC. 231. Title II of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act is amended— (1) in section 202, under subsection (b) by inserting after the period the following: "The positions of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson shall rotate among its members on an annual (2) in section 209 by striking "1994" and inserting "2005". SECTION 8 PHA PROJECT-BASED ASSISTANCE SEC. 232. (a) IN GENERAL. — Paragraph (13) of section 8(o) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)(13)) is amended to read as follows: " (13) PHA PROJECT-BASED ASSISTANCE. — "(A) IN GENERAL.— ^A public housing agency may use amounts provided under an annual contributions contract under this subsection to enter into a housing assistance payment contract with respect to an existing, newly constructed, or rehabilitated structure, that is attached to the structure, subject to the limitations and requirements of this paragraph. "(B) PERCENTAGE LIMITATION.—Not more than 20 percent of the funding available for tenant-based assistance under this section that is administered by the agency may be attached to structures pursuant to this paragraph.