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110 STAT. 1346 PUBLIC LAW 104-146—MAY 20, 1996 Public Law 104-146 104th Congress An Act May 20, 1996 An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs fS 641] established pursuant to the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Ryan White the United States of America in Congress assembled, CARE Act Amendments of SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 1996 42 USC 201 note. This Act may be cited as the "Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 1996". SEC. 2. REFERENCES. Whenever in this Act an amendment is expressed in terms of an amendment to a section or other provision, the reference shall be considered to be made to a section or other provision of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 201 et seq.). SEC. 3. GENERAL AMENDMENTS. (a) PROGRAM OF GRANTS.— (1) NUMBER OF CASES. —Section 2601(a) (42 U.S.C. 300ff- 11) is amended— (A) by striking "subject to subsection (b)" and inserting "subject to subsections (b) through (d)"; and (B) by striking "metropolitan area" and all that follows and inserting the following: "metropolitan area for which there has been reported to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention a cumulative total of more than 2,000 cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome for the most recent period of 5 calendar years for which such data are available.". (2) OTHER PROVISIONS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY.— Section 2601 (42 U.S.C. 300ff-ll) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: " (c) REQUIREMENTS REGARDING POPULATION.— "(1) NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS. — "(A) IN GENERAL.— Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the Secretary may not make a gremt under this section for a metropolitan area unless the area has a population of 500,000 or more individuals. "(B) LIMITATION. —Subparagraph (A) does not apply to any metropolitan area that was an eligible area under this part for fiscal year 1995 or any prior fiscal year. "(2) GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES.—For purposes of eligibility under this part, the boundaries of each metropolitan area are