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PUBLIC LAW 91-609-DEC. 31, 1970
"ACQUISITION or INTERESTS TO GUIDE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
"SEC. 706. In order to encourage the acquisition of interests in undeveloped or predominantly undeveloped land which, if withheld from commercial, industrial, and residential development, would have special significance in helping to shape economic and desirable patterns of urban growth (including growth outside of existing urban areas which is directly related to the development of new communities or the expansion and revitalization of existing communities), the Secretary may make grants to State and local public bodies for the acquisition oi such interests in an amount not to exceed 75 per centum of the cost of such acquisition. In the case of any interests acquired pursuant to this section, the Secretary may approve the subsequent conversion or disposition of the land involved without regard to other requirements of this title but subject to such terms and conditions as he determines equitable and appropriate with respect to the control of future use and the application or sharing of the proceeds or value realized upon sale or disposition. "LABOR STANDARDS
"SEC. 707. (a) The Secretary shall take such action as may be necessary to insure that all laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the performance of construction work financed with the assistance of grants under this title shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as deteiTnined by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with the DavisBacon Act, as amended. The Secretary shall not approve any such grant without first obtaining adequate assurance that these labor standards will be maintained upon the construction work. "(b) The Secretary of Labor shall have, with respect to the labor standards specified in subsection (a), the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 F.R. 3176; 64 Stat. 1267; 5 U.S.C. 133z-15), and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (48 Stat. 948; 40 U.S.C. 276c). ((AUraORIZATION "SEC. 708. There are authorized to be appropriated for pi^rposes of making grants under this title not to exceed $560,000,000 prior to July 1, 1972. Any amounts appropriated under this section shall remain available until expended. "DEFINI-nONS
"SEC. 709. As used in this title— " (1) The term 'open-space land' means any land located in an urban area which has value for (A) park and recreational purposes, (B) conservation of land and other natural resources, or (C) historic, architectural, or scenic purposes. "(2) The term 'urban area' means any area which is urban in character, including those surrounding areas which, in the judgment of the Secretary, form an economic and socially related region, taking into consideration such factors as present and future population trends and patterns of urban growth, location of transportation facilities and systems, and distribution of industrial, commercial, residential, governmental, institutional, and other activities. " (3) The term 'State' means any of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories and possessions of the United States.
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