Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 2.djvu/89

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PUBLIC LAW 106-74—OCT. 20, 1999 113 STAT. 1109 take any action which the Commission is authorized to take by this section. (3) OBTAINING OFFICIAL DATA. —The Commission may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable it to carry out this Act. Upon request of the Chairpersons of the Commission, the head of that department or agency shall furnish that information to the Commission. (4) GIFTS, BEQUESTS, AND DEVISES.—The Commission may accept, use, and dispose of gifts, bequests, or devises of services or property, both real and personal, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Commission. Gifts, bequests, or devises of money and proceeds from sales of other property received as gifts, bequests, or devises shall be deposited in the Treasury and shall be available for disbursement upon order of the Commission. (5) MAILS. —The Commission may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as other departments and agencies of the United States. (6) ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES.— Upon the request of the Commission, the Administrator of General Services shall provide to the Commission, on a reimbursable basis, the administrative support services necessary for the Commission to carry out its responsibilities under this section. (7) CONTRACT AUTHORITY.— The Commission may contract with and compensate Government and private agencies or persons for services, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (41 U.S.C. 5). (f) REPORT.— The Commission shall submit to the Committees Deadline, on Banking and Financial Services and Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Committees on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and Appropriations of the Senate, a final report not later than December 31, 2001. The report shall contain a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Commission with respect to the study conducted under subsection (b), together with its recommendations for legislation, administrative actions, and any other actions the Commission considers appropriate. (g) TERMINATION.—The Commission shall terminate on June 30, 2002. Section 14(a)(2)(B) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.; relating to the termination of advisory committees) shall not apply to the Commission. Subtitle C—Renewal of Expiring Rental Assistance Contracts and Protection of Residents SEC. 531. RENEWAL OF EXPIRING CONTRACTS AND ENHANCED VOUCHERS FOR PROJECT RESIDENTS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 524 of the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 (42 U.S.C. 1437f note) is amended to read as follows: