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104 STAT. 4596 PUBLIC LAW 101-637—NOV. 28, 1990 20 USC 4014. (3) Section 505(e) is amended by striking out "per centum" both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "percent", (4) Section 505(g) is amended— (A) by redesignating the subparagraph (B) appearing after paragraph (3) as paragraph (4) and conforming the margin accordingly; and (B) by inserting a comma in paragraph (4) (as so redesignated) after "section 512(b)(1)". 20 USC 4017. (5) Section 508 is amended by striking out "sections" and inserting in lieu thereof "section". 20 USC 4020. (6) Section 511 is amended— (A) by striking out "For purposes of this title—" and inserting in lieu thereof 'Tor purposes of this title:"; (B) by striking out "the" at the beginning of each paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof "The"; (C) by striking out the semicolon at the end of each paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof a period; (D) by strUdng out the word "each" in paragraph (3); and (E) by inserting "secondary" before "school" in paragraph (5). SEC. 15. ASBESTOS ABATEMENT TRAINING AMENDMENTS. (a) ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENT FOR WORKERS IN PUBLIC AND COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. —(1) Paragraphs (1) and (3) of section 206(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2646) are amended by adding before the comma at the end of each the following: "or in a public or commercial building". (2) Clauses (i) and (iii) of section 206(b)(l)(A) of such Act are amended by adding before the period at the end of each the following: "or in public or commercial buildings". 15 USC 2646 (3) Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this no*e- Act, the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall revise the model contractor accreditation plan promulgated under section 206(b)(l) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2646(b)(l)) to increase the minimum number of hours of training, including additional hours of hands-on health and safety training, required for asbestos abatement workers and to make such other changes as may be necessary to implement the amendments made by paragraphs (1) and (2). (4) Section 207 of such Act (15 U.S.C. 2647) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "(g) Any contractor who— "(1) inspects for asbestos-containing material in a school, public or commercial building; "(2) designs or conducts response actions with respect to friable asbestos-containing material in a school, public or commercial building; or "(3) employs individuals to conduct response actions with respect to friable asbestos-containing material in a school, public or commercial building; and who fails to obtain the accreditation under section 206 of this Act, or in the case of employees to require or provide for the accreditation required, is liable for a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 for each day during which the violation continues, unless such contractor is a direct employee of the Federal Government.". 15 USC 2646 (b) DISCLAIMER. — In exercising any authority under the Toxic "°*®- Substances Control Act in connection with the amendment made by subsection (a) of this section, the Administrator of the Environ-