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[83 STAT. 393]
[83 STAT. 393]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

83 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 91-152-DEC. 24, 1969

iiomics, municipal finance, public administration, and sociology), which programs are oriented to training for careers in city and regional planning, housing, urban renewal, and community development. "(b) There is hereby established the Urban Studies Fellowship Advisory Board (hereinafter referred to as the 'Board'), which shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the Secretary as follows: Three from public institutions of higher learning and three from private nonprofit institutions of higher education, who are the heads of departments which provide academic courses appropriately related to the fields referred to'in subsection (a), and three from national organizations which are directly concerned with problems relating to urban, regional, and community development. The Board shall meet upon the request of the Secretary and shall make recommendations to him with respect to persons to be selected for fellowships under this section. Members of the Board shall be entitled to receive transportation expenses and a per diem in lieu of subsistence as authorized for members of advisory committees created pursuant to section 601 of the Housing Act of 1949. "MATCHING GRANTS TO STATES

"SEC. 803. (a) Subject to the provisions of this title and in accordance with regulations prescribed by him, the Secretary may make matching grants to States to assist in— "(1) organizing, initiating, developing, or expanding programs to provide special training in skills needed for economic and efficient community development to those technical, professional, and other persons with the capacity to master and employ such skills who are, or are training to be, employed by a governmental or public body which has responsibilities for community development, or by a private nonprofit organization which is conducting or has responsibility for housing and community development programs; and "(2) supporting State and local research that is needed in connection with housing programs and needs, public improvement programing, code problems, efficient land use, urban transportation, and similar community development problems, and collecting, collating, and publishing statistics and information relating to such research. "(b) No grants may be made to a State under this section unless the Secretary has approved a plan for the State which— "(1) sets forth the proposed use of the funds and the objectives to be accomplished; "(2) explains the method by which the required amounts from non-Federal sources will be obtained; "(3) provides such fiscal control and fund accounting procedures as may be reasonably necessary to assure proper disbursement of, and accounting for. Federal funds paid to the State under this section; "(4) designates an officer or agency of the State government who has responsibility and authority for the administration of a statewide research and training program as the officer or agency with responsibility and authority for the execution of the State's program under this section; and " (5) provides that such officer or agency will make such reports to the Secretary, in such form, and containing such information, as may be reasonably necessary to enable the Secretary to perform his duties under this section.


Urban Studies Fellowship Advisory Board. Establishment.

68 Stat. 645. 12 USC 1701h.