PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4695 "(4) The term Indian tribe' has the meaning given such term in section 102 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. "(5) The term 'person with disabilities' has the same meaning given the term in section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez Nation^ Affordable Housing Act. "(6) The term 'public housing agency' has the meaning given such term in section 3(b)(6) of the United States Housing Act of 1937. "(7) The term 'recipient' means an applicant approved for participation in the program authorized under this subtitle. "(8) The term 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. "(9) The term 'seriously mentally ill' means having a severe and persistent mental or emotional impairment that seriously limits a person's ability to live independently. "(10) llie term 'State' means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States. "(11) The term 'supportive services' means assistance that the Secretary determines (A) addresses the special needs of eligible persons; and (B) provides appropriate services or assists such persons in obtaining appropriate services, including health care, mental health services, substance and alcohol abuse services, child care services, case management services, counseling, supervision, education, job training, and other services essential for achieving and maintaining independent living. In-patient acute hospital care shall not qualify as a supportive service. "(13) The term 'unit of general local government' has the meaning given such term in section 102 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. "SEC. 439. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. "(a) IN GENERAL.— For purposes of the housing program under part II of this subtitle, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary. "(b) PART III.—For purposes of the housing program under part III of this subtitle, the budget authority available under section 5(c) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 for Eissistance under section 8(e)(2) of such Act is authorized to be increased by such sums as may be necessary. "(c) PART IV.— For purposes of the housing program under part IV of this subtitle, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary. ' (d) AvAiLABiliTY.—Sums appropriated under this section shall remain available until expended. "PART II—SHELTER PLUS CARE: HOMELESS RENTAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE "SEC. 441. PURPOSE. "The Secretary is authorized to use amounts made available under section 439(a) to provide rental housing assistance in accordance with the requirements of this part.