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[88 STAT. 2314]
[88 STAT. 2314]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

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^^p^^^^42 USC 2942 note "^"^ ^^°^ 42 USC 2942. 42 USC 2943 42 USC 2945

42 USC 2974.

42 USC 2979. Repeal.

42 USC 2949.

PUBLIC LAW 93-644-JAN. 4, 1975

ment or proceeding shall, on and after such date, be deemed to refer to the Community Services Administration within the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, or the Director of the Community Economic Development Administration, in the Department of Commerce as appropriate, or to the Director of either such Administration, as the case may be. "(4) In the event that the reorganization plan submitted pursuant to subsection (e) of this section takes effect, on the effective date thereof no suit, action, or other proceeding, and no cause of action, by or against the independent Community Services Administration, or any action by any officer thereof acting in his official capacity, shall abate by reason of the taking effect of such plan." (b) Section 28 of the Economic Opportunity Amendments of 1972 (§6 Stat. 705, September 19, 1972) is repealed effective on the date on which a reorganization plan is effective under subsection (c) of this section. (c) The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 is further amended by— (1) striking out "Office of Economic Opportunity" and J'Office" cach time that they appear in section 602(d) and inserting in lieu thereof "Community Services Administration"; (2) striking out "Office of Economic Opportunity" in section 603(c) and inserting in lieu thereof "Community Services Administration"; (3) striking out "in the Office" in section 605(a) and inserting in lieu thereof "in the Community Services Administration"; (4) striking out "Office of Economic Opportunity" in section 632(2) and inserting in lieu thereof "Community Services Administration"; (5) striking out "of the Office of Economic Opportunity" in section 637(b)(2), and inserting in lieu thereof "of the Community Services Administration"; and (Q) repealing section 609 of such Act. (d) Section 625 of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 is amended to read as follows: li

42 USC 297id.

CRITERIA FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY

"SEC. 625. (a) Every agency administering programs authorized by this Act in which the poverty line is a criterion of eligibility shall revise the poverty line at annual intervals, or at any shorter interval it deems feasible and desirable. "(b) The revision required by subsection (a) of this section shall be accomplished by multiplying the official poverty line (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget) by the percentage change in the Consumer Price Index during the annual or other interval immediately preceding the time at which the revision is made. "(c) Revisions required by subsection (a) of this section shall be made and issued not more than thirty days after the date on which the necessary consumer price index data becomes available." "(e) The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 is further amended by inserting after section 625 the following new sections: (;CRIMINAL

42 USC 297if.

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PROVISIONS

" SEC. 626. (a) Whoever, being an officer, director, agent, or employee of, or connected in any capacity with, any agency receiving financial assistance under this Act embezzles, willfully misapplies, steals, or obtains by fraud any of the moneys, funds, assets, or property which are the subject of a grant or contract of