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PUBLIC LAW 101-637 —NOV. 28, 1990 104 STAT. 4597 mental Protection Agency shall not, for purposes of section 4(b)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 653(b)(l)), be considered to be exercising statutory authority to prescribe or enforce standards or regulations affecting occupational safety and health. (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—This section shall take effect upon the 15 USC 2646 expiration of the 12-month period following the date of the enact- °°*®- ment of this Act. The Administrator may extend the effective date for a period not to exceed one year if the Administrator determines that accredited asbestos contractors are needed to perform schoolsite abatement required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (15 U.S.C. 2641) and such an extension is necessary to ensure effective implementation of section 203 of the Toxic Substances Control Act. SEC. 16. TRAINING GRANTS. (a)(1) AUTHORIZATION FOR TRAINING GRANTS.— Title II of the Toxic Substances Control Act (15 U.S.C. 2641 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: "SEC. 216. TRAINING GRANTS. 15 USC 2656. "(a) GRANTS. —The Administrator is authorized to award grants under this section to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate experience in implementing and operating health and safety asbestos training and education programs for workers who are or will be engaged in asbestos-related activities (including State and local governments, colleges and universities, joint labor-management trust funds, and nonprofit government employee organizations) to establish and, or, operate asbestos training programs on a not-forprofit basis. Applications for grants under this subsection shall be submitted in such form and manner, and contain such information, as the Administrator prescribes. "(b) AUTHORIZATION. — Of such sums as are authorized to be appropriated pursuant to section 512(a) of the Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act of 1984 (20 U.S.C. 4011 et seq.) for the fiscal years 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995, not more than $5,000,000 are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section in each such fiscal year.". (2) The table of contents for title II of such Act (contained in section 1 of such Act) is amended by inserting sifter the item relating . to section 215 the following new item: "Sec. 216. Training grants.".