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PUBLIC LAW 96-000—MMMM. DD, 1979

93 STAT. 626 42 USC 300m-2. Health care facilities inventories; report.

42 USC 300/-2. 42 USC 300m. Ante, p. 625.

42 USC 2689 note. 42 USC 4541 note. 21 USC 1101 note.

42 USC 300m-l. Supra.

42 USC 300m.

PUBLIC LAW 96-79—OCT. 4, 1979 (3) Section 1523(a) is amended by adding after paragraph (6) the following new paragraph: "(7) Prepare an inventory of the health care facilities (other than Federal health care facilities) located in the State and evaluate on an ongoing basis the physical condition of such facilities. Such inventory and evaluations shall be reported to the health systems agencies designated for health service areas located (in whole or in part) in the State for purposes of the functions of the agency under section 1513(b).". (d) Subsection (d) of section 1521 is amended to read as follows: "(d)(1) If an agreement under subsection (b)(3) for the designation of a State Agency for a State is not in effect upon the expiration of^ "(A) the fourth fiscal year which begins after the calendar year in which the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974 is enacted; or "(B)(i) if the legislature of the State is in a regular session on the date of the enactment of the Health Planning and Resources Development Amendments of 1979 and the legislature will be in session for at least twelve months from such date, twelve months from such date, or h "(ii) if the legislature of the State is in session on such date of enactment but twelve months do not remain in such session after such date or if the legislature of the State is not in session on such date, twelve months after the beginning of the first regular session of the legislature beginning after such date, whichever occurs later, the Secretary shall take the action prescribed by paragraph (2). (2) If upon the expiration of the period applicable under paragraph (1) an agreement is not in effect for the designation of a State Agency for a State, the Secretary shall until such an agreement is in effect take the following action: "(A) During the first twelve months after the date of the expiration of the applicable period, the Secretary shall reduce by 25 percent the amount of each allotment, grant, loan, and loan guarantee made to and each contract entered into with an individual or entity in such State during such period under this Act, the Community Mental Health Centers Act, the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970, and the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972. "(B) During the second twelve months after such expiration date, the Secretary shall reduce by 50 percent the amount of each such allotment, grant, loan, loan guarantee, and contract. "(C) During the third twelve months after such expiration date, the Secretary shall reduce by 75 percent the amount of each such allotment, grant, loan, loan guarantee, and contract. "(D) After the expiration of thirty-six months after such expiration date, the Secretary may not make or enter into any such allotment, grant, loan, loan guarantee, or contract.". (e)(1) Section 1522(c) is amended by striking out "once each year" and inserting in lieu thereof "once every three years". (2) Section 1523(a) (as amended by subsection (c)(3)) is amended by adding the following new paragraph at the end thereof: "(8) Provide technical assistance to individuals and public and private entities in obtaining and filling out the necessary forms for the development of projects and programs.". (f) The first sentence of section 1521(b)(2)(B) is amended by inserting before the period a comma and the following: "except that the Secretary may extend the period for such additional time as he finds