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104 STAT. 1260 PUBLIC LAW 101-501—NOV. 3, 1990 "(B) For purposes of subparagraph (A), the Secretary may grant a waiver to a State for a fiscal year if the State submits a written request to the Secretary after March 31 of such fiscal year and if the Secretary determines, after reviewing such request and any public comments, that— "(i)(I) the number of households in the State that will receive benefits, other than weatherization and energy-related home repair, under this title in such fiscal year will not be fewer than the number of households in the State that received benefits, other than weatherization and energy-related home repair, under this title in the preceding fiscal year; "(II) the aggregate amounts of benefits that will be received under this title by all households in the State in such fiscal year will not be less than the aggregate amount of such benefits that were received under this title by all households in the State in the preceding fiscal year; and "(III) such weatherization activities have been demonstrated to produce measurable savings in energy expenditures by lowincome households; or "(ii) in accordance with rules issued by the Secretary, the State demonstrates good cause for failing to satisfy the requirements specified in clause (i).". SEC. 706. AUTHORITY TO CARRY FUNDS OVER. Section 2607(b)(2)(B) of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 8626(b)(2)(B)) is amended by striking "15 percent" and inserting "10 percent". SEC. 707. LEVERAGING INCENTIVE PROGRAM. (a) ESTABLISHMENT. — The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 8621-8629) is amended by inserting after section 2607 the following: "INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR LEVERAGING NON-FEDERAL RESOURCES 42 USC 8626a. "SEC. 2607A. (a) Beginning in fiscal year 1992, the Secretary may allocate amounts appropriated under section 2602(d) to provide supplementary funds to States that have acquired non-Federal leveraged resources for the program established under this title. "(b) For purposes of this section, the term 'leversiged resources' means the benefits made available to the low-income home energy assistance program of the State, or to federally qualified low-income households, that— "(1) represent a net addition to the total energy resources available to State and federally qualified households in excess of the amount of such resources that could be acquired by such households through the purchase of energy at commonly available household rates; and "(2)(A) result from the acquisition or development by the State program of quantifiable benefits that are obtained from energy vendors through negotiation, regulation or competitive bid; or "(B) are appropriated or mandated by the State for distribution— "(i) through the State program; or "(ii) under the plan referred to in section 2605(c)(l)(A) to federally qualified low-income households and such benefits