116 STAT. 1278 PUBLIC LAW 107-217—AUG. 21, 2002 (ii) a significant potential benefit from the project in at least one area of the region outside the designated county. (B) REPORTS TO CONGRESS.—The Commission shall submit to the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives an annual report describing each waiver granted under subparagraph (A) during the period covered by the report. CHAPTER 147—MISCELLANEOUS Sec. 14701. Applicable labor standards. 14702. Nondiscrimination. 14703. Authorization of appropriations. 14704. Termination. § 14701. Applicable labor standards All laborers and mechanics employed by contractors or subcontractors in the construction, alteration, or repair, including painting and decorating, of projects, buildings, and works which are financially assisted through federal amounts authorized under this subtitle shall be paid wages at rates not less than those prevailing on similar construction in the locality as the Secretary of Labor determines in accordance with sections 3141-3144, 3146, and 3147 of this title. With respect to those labor standards, the Secretary has the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (e£f. May 24, 1950, 64 Stat. 1267) and section 3145 of this title. § 14702. Nondiscrimination An individual in the United States shall not, because of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under, a program or activity receiving federal financial assistance under this subtitle. § 14703. Authorization of appropriations (a) IN GENERAL.— In addition to amounts authorized by section 14501 of this title and other amounts made available for the Appalachian development highway system program, the following amounts may be appropriated to the Appalachian Regional Commission to carry out this subtitle: (1) $88,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2002-2004. (2) $90,000,000 for fiscal year 2005. (3) $92,000,000 for fiscal year 2006. (b) TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE.—Of the amounts made available under subsection (a), the following amounts are available to carry out section 14504 of this title: (1) $10,000,000 for fiscal year 2002. (2) $8,000,000 for fiscal year 2003. (3) $5,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 2004-2006. (c) AVAILABILITY. —Amounts made available under subsection (a) remain available until expended. §14704. Termination This subtitle, except sections 14102(a)(1) and (b) and 14501, ceases to be in effect on October 1, 2006.