Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 4.djvu/862

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104 STAT. 3178 PUBLIC LAW 101-610—NOV. 16, 1990 Government contracts. Manpower training programs. Nonprofit organizations. 42 USC 5091/. "(c) SPONSOR ASSISTANCE. —The Director shall enter into contracts with a qualitied public or private nonprofit agency to provide appropriate training, information, and technical assistance to sponsors of projects assisted under this title. "(d) APPLICATION PREPARATION.— Technical assistance may also be provided in the development of project proposals and the preparation of applications for assistance under this title to eligible entities which intend or desire to submit such applications. Community- based organizations shall be given first priority in the provision of such assistance. "(e) RESERVATION OF FUNDS.— The Director shall reserve 5 percent of the amounts available in each fiscal year under section 715 to carry out subsections (c) and (d). " SEC. 713. DEFINITIONS. "For purposes of this title: "(1) COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS.— The term 'community-based organizations' has the meaning given such term in section 4(8) of the Job Training Partnership Act (29 U.S.C. 1503(8)). "(2) DIRECTOR. — The term 'Director' means the Director of the ACTION agency. "(3) DROPPED OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL. —The term 'individual who has dropped out of high school' means an individual who is neither attending any school nor subject to a compulsory attendance law and who has not received a secondary school diploma or a certificate of equivalency for such diploma, but does not include any individual who has attended secondary school at any time during the preceding 6 months. "(4) ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED.— The term 'economically disadvantaged' has the meaning given such term in section 4(8) of the Job Training Partnership Act (29 U.S.C. 1503(8)). "(5) ELIGIBLE ENTITY.— The term 'eligible entity' means a public or private nonprofit agency, such as— "(A) community-based organizations; "(B) administrative entities designated under section 103(b)(l)(B) of the Job Training Partnership Act (29 U.S.C. 1501(b)(l)(B)); "(C) community action agencies; "(D) State and local housing development agencies; "(E) State and local youth service and conservation corps; and "(F) any other entity that is eligible to provide education and employment training under other Federal employment training programs. "(6) HOMELESS INDIVIDUAL. —The term 'homeless individual' has the meaning given such term in section 103 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302). "(7) HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AGENCY. —The term 'housing development agency* means any agency of a State or local government, or any private nonprofit organization that is engaged in providing housing for the homeless or low-income families. "(8) INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION. — The term 'institution of higher education' has the meaning given such term in section 1201(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1141(a)).